A closer look at the Bose 12-speaker setup in the all-new 2022 Honda Civic

Sanjay · Jun 24, 2021 05:11 PM

A closer look at the Bose 12-speaker setup in the all-new 2022 Honda Civic 01

While Honda has worked with many audio suppliers throughout the years, it is on the all-new 2022 Honda Civic sedan and 2022 Honda Civic Hatchback that a Bose setup appears in the model for the first time.

A closer look at the Bose 12-speaker setup in the all-new 2022 Honda Civic 02

Exclusively available on the range-topping variants of both cars, the sound system encapsulates 12 speakers plus a subwoofer. It's a big improvement, considering the base variant get 4 speakers, while mid-range ones get 8.

Also read: All-new 2022 Honda Civic begins USA sales; Corolla rival starts from RM 90k

A closer look at the Bose 12-speaker setup in the all-new 2022 Honda Civic 01

Audio aficionados will enjoy this next bit, detailing the dozen:

  • One 3.25-inch (80 mm) Bose Twiddler mid/high-range speaker in the center of the instrument panel
  • Four 1-inch (25 mm) lightweight neodymium tweeters – one in each A-pillar and one in each rear door
  • Two 6.5-inch (165 mm) wide-range speakers – one in each front door
  • Two 5.25-inch (130 mm) wide-range speakers – one in each rear door
  • Two 3.25-inch (80 mm) Bose Twiddler mid/high-range speakers – one in each C-pillar
  • One 8-inch (200 mm) woofer housed inside a custom enclosure mounted in the right rear quarter panel
  • A Bose digital amplifier with 12 channels of custom equalization and advanced digital signal processing

A closer look at the Bose 12-speaker setup in the all-new 2022 Honda Civic 02

Beyond those, it gets Bose's Centerpoint 2 and SurroundStage digital signal processing made bespoke for the Civic's minimalistic interior. Honda promises that one will be "placed in the middle of the music", regardless of where they might sit.

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Meanwhile, there's the Dynamic Speed Compensation technology that automatically adjusts volume and tone based on vehicle speed. 

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Channelling music through them is a 9-inch touchscreen infotainment system, complete with wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay integration. Initial reviews only have good things to say about them.

Also read: 2022 Honda Civic FE Review: The Americans are calling it a baby Accord

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Don't expect Bee Gees or Lobo here

Car companies are always studying demands for things like colours, equipment, and trends - which is why, somehow, the Civic even has its own Spotify playlist.

Also read: Here to threaten the Mazda 3, all-new 2022 Honda Civic Hatchback makes world debut

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HPD - Modulo for Malaysians?

If you'd like your all-new 2022 Honda Civic to come with this bangin' stereo for your tunes, let your local dealer know. You might just be instrumental in making it happen in Malaysia.

Also read: Start saving up: Your guide to the all-new 2022 Honda Civic before its Malaysian launch!

Sanjay

Senior Writer

With humble beginnings collecting diecast models and spending hours virtually tuning dream cars on the computer, his love of cars has delightfully transformed into a career. Sanjay enjoys how the same passion for cars transcends boundaries and brings people together.

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