Based on the 1.8 litre Civic VTi, the Civic LE gets $2000 worth of extra equipment, including 15-inch alloy wheels, fog lamps, rear parking sensors, tailored floor mats, chrome exhaust tip and 40th anniversary badging.
The eighth-generation Civic develops 103kW from its i-VTEC engine, achieving a fuel economy rating of 6.9 l/100km and an emissions rating of 164g/km (with the manual transmission).
Vehicle Stability Assist, ABS brakes and dual front and side airbags are standard across the Civic range.
The 40th anniversary Limited Edition (LE) Civic starts at $24,990 drive-away.
The Accord LE gets $1300 worth of extras, including fog lamps, deluxe tailored floor mats, reversing sensors and Bluetooth compatibility.
The Accord is powered by a four-cylinder 2.4 litre i-VTEC engine developing 133kW and returning a fuel economy rating of 8.8 l/100km and a carbon emissions rating of 209g/km.
The Accord LE is fitted with a five-speed automatic transmission with grade logic control and steering-mounted paddle shifts. The 40th anniversary Accord is priced at $34,990 drive-away.
Only 800 units of both the Civic LE and Accord LE are available.