Still the head of its class, the Honda Civic is the most refined, solidly built economy car on the market. Thanks to its frugal and clean engines, spunky performance and reputation for excellent reliability and durability, the Honda Civic has been a consistent benchmark for the economy car class ever since its introduction in Those qualities continue to apply to the current Civic. Last redesigned in , the Civic is available as a sedan, coupe or hatchback and comes in a number of different trims. While it's a fine car for just about anyone, it should appeal mainly to younger owners, whether they are college students or newly minted parents.
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Honda Civic Hybrid review | CarsGuide
After three months behind the wheel of Toyota's Prius we thought it only right and proper to devote an equal amount of time to the Honda equivalent, the hybrid powered Civic. Honda was the first manufacturer to offer a hybrid powered vehicle in Australia with the aptly named Insight back in We were there for the historic launch and the Civic Hybrid followed in February , with a second generation Integrated Motor Assist IMA hybrid system and the practicality that comes with of a traditional four-door sedan. By way of explanation, the futuristic Insight, while suited to the role, was anything but practical as a two-seat, three door hatch with so so suspension. Like Prius, the Civic Hybrid uses a combination of petrol and electric power to achieve remarkable fuel economy. The Hybrid has a small 1.
Honda Civic Hybrid 2005 review
The Good Hybrid power assist; improved fuel economy; solid road feel; extended warranty on parts. The Bad Short on torque; not efficient as Toyota Prius; noisy; lacks digital entertainment, navigation, and communication options. The Bottom Line Honda takes an old favorite and makes it even more ecofriendly and economical, but the Civic Hybrid can't keep up with the Toyota Prius's performance. Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. We delete comments that violate our policy , which we encourage you to read.
Honda introduced the Civic Hybrid in Japan in December and discontinued it in The Civic Hybrid was only marketed in sedan configurations. The Civic Hybrid, based on the seventh generation Civic , was first introduced to the Japanese market in December Honda claimed it was the most fuel-efficient 5-passenger gasoline-powered production vehicle in the world at the time.