2008 Honda Civic Hybrid Ratings

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Honda Civic Hybrid 2008
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    2008 Honda Civic Hybrid

    Really good, but could be better

    Pros: XM Radio

    Cons: Hard seats

    I got the one with Nav, and this is one place where Honda needs to improve. When I pay $25000.00 for a car, it seems a bit greedy to have to pay $189.00 every year or so to get the new maps. Especially when my $99 .00 Magellen is more accurate. I also wasn't too thrilled to find my door protector on the ground one day less than a year after I bought the car. That's a $140.00 fix that should never be needed. That being said, I have gotten 50 MPG on occasion, and pretty much can count on 40+. The ride is good although the seats could be more comfortable. Rear legroom is excellent. Acceleration sucks, but then again, it is a hybrid. I can get to highway speed OK, but gently. Back to the Nav, I like the integration with the radio and climate control, but I wish the thing understood English. Then again my friend's Cadillac does no better. Over all, I would buy another one. That being said, my next car will probably be a Malibu hybrid. I want to buy American.

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? Yes
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 2 years
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    2008 Honda Civic Hybrid

    tire problems

    Cons: uneven tire wear

    have 20m miles and the tires are wearing unevenly and the inside belts broke on 2 tires I had to replace all 4 tires

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? No
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 2 years
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    2008 Honda Civic Hybrid

    Ultimate Hybrid

    Pros: automatic engine shut-off when waiting at a red light

    Cons: only cloth interior available

    After two and a half years I have yet to have a problem. I usually get 50 miles to the gallon (better than the EPA estimate) and I've put 5 adults - comfortably - in the car.

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? Yes
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 2 years