Honda - i-VTEC Badge
Explaination and usages
i-VTEC

What does actually the i-VTEC badge mean on vehicles by Honda?

Abbreviation of intelligent Variable Valve Timing and Lift Electronic Control, intelligent-VTEC in short. Honda marks their cars with it when engines powering them use the technology of the same name. It is a step forward compared to the VTEC as it's using different hydraulically operated camshaft profiles in different circumstances and under different loads, with the possibility of changing the time of opening and closing of the valves. The combination of these technologies increases engine efficiency and reduces fuel consumption.

VTEC controls of valve lift and valve duration are still limited to distinct low- and high-RPM profiles, but the intake camshaft is now capable of advancing between 25 and 50 degrees, depending upon engine configuration. Phasing is implemented by a computer-controlled, oil-driven adjustable cam sprocket. Both engine load and RPM affect VTEC. The intake phase varies from fully retarded at idle to somewhat advanced at full throttle and low RPM. The effect is further optimization of torque output, especially at low and midrange RPM.

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List of cars using this badge

Vehicles by Honda

acceleration

11.9

seconds

consumption

7.5

l/100km

Honda CR-V  2.0 i-VTEC 4WD
J - Segment (SUV)
produced from 2017. to -

acceleration

10.2

seconds

consumption

8.7

l/100km

Honda CR-V  2.4 i-VTEC 4WD
J - Segment (SUV)
produced from 2017. to -

acceleration

10.2

seconds

consumption

7.2

l/100km

Honda CR-V  2.0 i-VTEC
J - Segment (SUV)
produced from 2015. to 2017.  

acceleration

10.2

seconds

consumption

7.4

l/100km

Honda CR-V  2.0 i-VTEC AWD
J - Segment (SUV)
produced from 2015. to 2017.  

acceleration

10.2

seconds

consumption

8.2

l/100km

Honda CR-V  2.0 i-VTEC
J - Segment (SUV)
produced from 2010. to 2012.  

acceleration

10.2

seconds

consumption

8.1

l/100km

Honda CR-V  2.0 i-VTEC
J - Segment (SUV)
produced from 2007. to 2010.  

acceleration

11.0

seconds

consumption

9.5

l/100km

Honda CR-V  2.4 i-VTEC
J - Segment (SUV)
produced from 2007. to 2010.  

acceleration

9.9

seconds

consumption

5.0

l/100km

Honda CR-Z  1.5 i-VTEC Hybrid
B - Segment (City car)
produced from 2010. to 2016.  

acceleration

8.1

seconds

consumption

7.6

l/100km

Honda Civic Sedan 2.0 i-VTEC
C - Segment (Small family car)
produced from 2017. to -

acceleration

14.0

seconds

consumption

5.5

l/100km

Honda Civic  1.4 i-VTEC
C - Segment (Small family car)
produced from 2015. to 2017.  

acceleration

9.4

seconds

consumption

6.1

l/100km

Honda Civic  1.8 i-VTEC
C - Segment (Small family car)
produced from 2015. to 2017.  

acceleration

13.4

seconds

consumption

5.4

l/100km

Honda Civic  1.4 i-VTEC
C - Segment (Small family car)
produced from 2012. to 2015.  

acceleration

9.1

seconds

consumption

5.8

l/100km

Honda Civic  1.8 i-VTEC
C - Segment (Small family car)
produced from 2012. to 2015.  

acceleration

9.2

seconds

consumption

6.2

l/100km

Honda Civic Tourer 1.8 i-VTEC
C - Segment (Small family car)
produced from 2012. to 2015.  

acceleration

8.9

seconds

consumption

6.6

l/100km

Honda Civic  1.8i-VTEC
C - Segment (Small family car)
produced from 2008. to 2012.  

acceleration

13.0

seconds

consumption

5.9

l/100km

Honda Civic  1.4i-VTEC
C - Segment (Small family car)
produced from 2008. to 2012.  

acceleration

8.9

seconds

consumption

6.6

l/100km

Honda Civic  Type S 1.8i-VTEC
C - Segment (Small family car)
produced from 2008. to 2012.  

acceleration

6.6

seconds

consumption

9.1

l/100km

Honda Civic  Type R 2.0i-VTEC
C - Segment (Small family car)
produced from 2008. to 2012.  

acceleration

13.0

seconds

consumption

5.9

l/100km

Honda Civic  1.4i-VTEC
C - Segment (Small family car)
produced from 2008. to 2012.  

acceleration

12.1

seconds

consumption

4.6

l/100km

Honda Civic  1.3 DSi i-VTEC Hybrid
C - Segment (Small family car)
produced from 2008. to 2012.  

acceleration

8.9

seconds

consumption

6.4

l/100km

Honda Civic  1.8i-VTEC
C - Segment (Small family car)
produced from 2005. to 2008.  

acceleration

8.9

seconds

consumption

6.6

l/100km

Honda Civic  Type S 1.8i-VTEC
C - Segment (Small family car)
produced from 2005. to 2008.  

acceleration

6.6

seconds

consumption

9.1

l/100km

Honda Civic  Type R 2.0i-VTEC
C - Segment (Small family car)
produced from 2005. to 2008.  

acceleration

12.1

seconds

consumption

4.6

l/100km

Honda Civic  1.3 DSi i-VTEC Hybrid
C - Segment (Small family car)
produced from 2005. to 2008.  

acceleration

6.6

seconds

consumption

8.9

l/100km

Honda Civic  2.0i Type-R
C - Segment (Small family car)
produced from 2003. to 2005.  

acceleration

6.8

seconds

consumption

8.9

l/100km

Honda Civic  2.0i Type-R
C - Segment (Small family car)
produced from 2001. to 2003.  

acceleration

10.2

seconds

consumption

4.7

l/100km

Honda HR-V  1.5 i-VTEC
J - Segment (SUV)
produced from 2018. to -

acceleration

10.2

seconds

consumption

5.6

l/100km

Honda HR-V  1.5 i-VTEC
J - Segment (SUV)
produced from 2015. to 2018.  

acceleration

12.5

seconds

consumption

4.3

l/100km

Honda Insight  1.3 i-VTEC
C - Segment (Small family car)
produced from 2012. to 2014.  

acceleration

12.4

seconds

consumption

4.4

l/100km

Honda Insight  1.3 i-VTEC
C - Segment (Small family car)
produced from 2009. to 2012.  

acceleration

11.2

seconds

consumption

5.0

l/100km

Honda Jazz  1.3 i-VTEC
B - Segment (City car)
produced from 2015. to -

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