What Honda models have manual transmission options?
At a time when most car manufacturers are abandoning manual transmissions, it may surprise you to know that Honda actually has multiple models that can cater to your manual transmission desires. What Honda models have manual transmission options? We will answer that for you right here.
Manual transmission trim levels
Not only does Honda have multiple vehicles that offer manual transmissions, most of their lineup has a manual transmission option if you select the right trim level. Below we have listed all the Honda models that have manual transmission options along with which trim levels that manual is available on.
- Fit: LX and EX
- Civic Sedan: LX and EX-L
- Civic Coupe: LX and EX-T
- Civic Hatchback: LX and Sport
- Civic Si Sedan: Manual Only
- Civic Si Coupe: Manual Only
- Civic Type R: Manual Only
- Accord Sedan: LX, Sport, Sport Special Edition, and EX
- Accord Coupe: LX-S, EX, and EX-L V-6
- HR-V: LX and EX
Are CVTs available on base model Honda trims?
Not looking for a manual transmission but would still like to purchase one of the entry-level trims? You have nothing to worry about. Except for the Civic Si Sedan, Civic Si Coupe, and Civic Type R, all the entry-level trims listed for the models above have a CVT or continuously variable transmission option. Much like an automatic transmission, a CVT requires very little input from the driver. Simply put it in drive and away you go.
What Honda models don’t have a manual transmission option?
Though many Honda models do have a manual transmission option, there are a few models that do not. In fact, this is a much easier list to go through. A manual transmission is not available on the CR-V, the Pilot, the Ridgeline, or the Odyssey for 2017.
There are some special vehicles in the Honda lineup that also don’t include manual transmission options due to their unique drivetrains. These vehicles are the Accord Hybrid and Clarity models. Regardless of what type of transmission you want, Honda has a lot of options for you to choose from.