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Pros: gas mileage
Cons: interior lacks imagination and creature comforts. Service at dealerships.
Advice: Find a good dealership for service.I drive lots of short trips and this car is great. It is not for long trips as the seats are small and stiff, but it does have plenty of room for hauling kids and stuff around.
Pros: instrament panel
Cons: lack of cup holders
Advice: have funThe car is peppy and fun to drive. The 500 miles per tank of gas makes driving a pleasure. This car is for commuting and is a pleasure.
Pros: Build quality, acceleration, ride and noise levels
Cons: Air conditioning and driver's seat adjustment
Advice: Check the a/c, especially in warmer climesThe build quality of this vehicle is impressive. The ride and noise levels are on a par with larger and more expensive vehicles. The seats are very comfortable, with good thigh and lateral support. Acceleration is very adequate, especially off the line. In my opinion the only drawbacks to this vehicle are the air conditioning and driver's seat adjustment. The a/c fan makes a lot of noise, but doesn't seem to move much air. In my Florida test drive, the fan had to be kept at higher speeds to keep the car cool on three different Civics. The driver's side seat height adjustment knob is difficult to grasp due to inadequate space between seat and door-I almost had to open the door to operate it. Also,the knob is stiff and hard to turn when attempting to adjust the seat higher.
Pros: It's so clean and quiet.
Cons: I wish it had power seat controls.
Advice: Do your homework . I found the internet to be extremely helpful in determining a fair price for the car.I bought the car 6 weeks ago and love it. To turn the ignition as the garage door is going up and not smell any exhaust is amazing! It is a pleasure to drive....and fun.
Pros: Gas mileage, CVT
Advice: try it, like it, buy itABSOLUTELY AMAZING VEHICLE!!! I've been driving my Civic Hybrid CVT for about 3 months now. I drive 87 miles round trip to work and home, I get anywhere from 48mpg to 53mpg. The car has plenty of power for the 85-93HP engine. The electric motor reaches maximum torque at 1000 RPMs so you have an immediate 13 HP when you are stopped at a light (not that you would want to race it, but it will beat a regular civic off the line). The car is SO quiet, especially when the auto-stop feature engages at a stoplight. The car is a dream...
Pros: Gas mileage
Cons: Not much power
Advice: It's a great buy for the moneyVery smooth ride. Great features and the gas mileage is accurate.
Pros: Engine mpg
Cons: No sunroof available
Advice: Drive both the manual and automatic transmissionsSeats were comfortable; pick up is good (better in the manual transmission) and shifting smooth. Sound system is easy to adjust and gauges are fascinating.