2010 Honda CivicMr T - Ft Lauderdale, FL01/13/2016
For basic transportation this generation of Civic is intrinsically fun to drive. The handling is spirited and acceleration is lively, especially with the manual transmission. Visibility is somewhat compromised with the coupe; it has thick A-pillars that obstruct some angles while making turns and small rear windows. The base sound system is more than adequate and the control layout of the dash is very easy to use. Compared to other coupes of this price range the Civic has a more usable back seat, especially with head room. Civics are rather noisy (wind and tire noise) but you can't have everything. With safety, frugality, style, and fun, this little Civic is a good first car for any kid.
I test drove 2 other cars prior to test driving the Civic. Once I returned from the test drive, I decided not to test drive any other vehicles. I like the layout of the car, the comfort and feel while seated in it. It wasn't my first choice but was the car I decided on after the test drive.
2013 Honda CivicPaul Stoshak - Cherry Hill, NJ03/02/2016
Respectable MPG's for a four seat sport compact, I have averaged 27.5 mpg over the life of the car. The helical limited slip front diff on the Si puts the power down well in traction limited situations. Handling is excellent and predictable once you fit better summer only tires. By far the biggest perk though is the wonderful K24 engine and fantastic six speed manual in the Si. Probably one of the best shifting manual transmissions on the market. The K24 has been 100% reliable and loves to spend life near redline.
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