Honda's 2016 Civic Coupe features bold new look

LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Honda has revised its Civic Coupe for the 2016 model, featuring a bold new look and more rear leg room.

The new two-door Civic Coupe debuted at the Los Angeles Auto Show on Wednesday. Honda is calling this the most performance-oriented Civic ever.

It has a sportier ride and styling and a quieter, more refined interior. New options include Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capability.

Under the hood are two more powerful engines: a 158-horsepower, 2-liter four-cylinder and the Coupe's first turbocharged engine, which gets 174 horsepower. Both get an estimated 35 mpg in city/highway driving.

Even though coupes aren't as popular as they used to be, Honda has high hopes for this one.

The 2016 Civic Coupe, which goes on sale in March, is the second in a series of Civic variants coming to the U.S. over the next 18 months, including a five-door hatchback.

Coupe pricing wasn't announced, but the 2016 sedan starts at $18,640.

The L.A. Auto Show opens to the public on Friday and run through Nov. 29.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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