The fifth generation Civic had a more wedge-shaped body and the wheelbase was increased to 257 cm (101.3 inches) for the two-door hatchback and 262 cm (103.2 inches) for the four-door sedan. The wagon was also dropped.
1.) Coupe – Trims available in the coupe body style (introduced in 1993) were the DX (EJ2) and EX (EJ1).
2.) Hatchback – Trims available in the hatchback body style were the CX, DX, VX (EH2) and Si (EH3). An SiR (EG6) was also available. In the European Domestic Market (EDM) the trims available were the DX, LSi, VEi, ESi and the VTi.
3.) Sedan – Trims available in the sedan body style were the DX, LX (EG8) and EX (EH9).
The DX was the base model, equipped with manual windows, defroster and power brakes. The LX added air conditioning, AM/FM cassette player, cruise control, wheelcovers on 14 inch wheels, and power windows, locks and mirrors. The EX added a power sunroof, upgraded stereo and deluxe wheelcovers, as well as the more powerful VTEC. The Si did not have power windows or locks.
All DX and LX models used the D15B7, while the CX had the D15B8 and the VX had the D15Z1 (VTEC-E engine). The EX and Si trims had the more powerful D16Z6. The SiR was equipped with the 1.6 L B16A1 with VTEC. In Europe the DX had the D13b2, LSi had the D15B2 (hatchback) and D15B7 (Sedan) , VEi had the D15Z1, ESi had the D16z6 and VTi had the B16A2.