Driven: 2022 Honda Civic e:HEV Is The Hypermiler’s Hot Hatch

The new Type-R hot hatch, which is set to join dealerships later this year, and whether you'd choose one over

Toyota's GR Corolla were probably the topics of debate if the 2023 Honda Civic has recently come up in your talks.

However, a far more significant, pertinent, and reasonably priced Civic is attracting consumers from the outside world. 

 Honda debuted the first electrified Civic 20 years ago, thus

 the Civic e:HEV is not the first hybrid Civic; however,

the Civic e:HEV is not the first hybrid Civic; however, the previous Civic line, the 10th generation, did not offer a hybrid model.

The hybrid is back, but with a whole new drivetrain, and it is no longer a specialised addition to the lineup.