The thing that I liked about my Honda
Civic SI hatchback from the start is
it's quickness. No, it's not a racer
but it can get out of its own way easy
enough. It handles well for a half-
tuned econo hatch. The sheet metal is
really thin though. It dents like an
For a sporty car it gets good mileage,
30 mpg combined. Holds a surprising
abount of cargo with the seats down.
It starts every time, unless you leave
the lights on, see below.
Needs a buzzer when lights are left on.
Sturdier driveline (CV boots, axles),
toughen up the sheet metal. Need work
on that road noise.
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