Parkers overall rating: 4 out of 5 4.0

Two engines: one petrol, one diesel

There are two engines available, both already familiar from the Civic hatchback. It’s a straightforward choice between petrol and diesel: Honda’s 1.6-litre i-DTEC diesel or 1.8-litre i-VTEC petrol engine.

The diesel is available with a six-speed manual gearbox only, while the petrol can be paired with either a six-speed manual or five-speed auto.

Due to the estate’s greater weight it isn’t quite as efficient as the hatch but it still offers very competitive fuel consumption and CO2 emission figures, the diesel in particular averaging a claimed 74mpg and emitting less than 100g/km of carbon dioxide.

The Tourer is expected to make up around a quarter of all Civic sales in the UK.

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