Bought this car a couple months ago thinking it would be a good investment because of how reliable civics are known to be and because of their gas mileage. Well, I get 30mpg all day, but this car has not been reliable for me. Had fuel issues when I bought it and now has a vacuum leak that has been impossible to trace, and my transmission shifts sloppy as well. Forgot to mention I bought this car with only 132k miles. Will definitely be staying away from civics from now on, only Honda I would own again is a Prelude, which I owned before this car. Stay away from this car unless you have money to throw into it.
I bought my Civic as a used "certified"
car with 41,000 miles on it. The car
was bought new from the dealer I
purchased it from, serviced there, and
then traded on another (same color
even!) The car is a blast to drive, and
looks good getting great mileage. I
took it on a trip recently and even
with a lot of secondary road travel, I
got 41 mpg. I have the taller spoiler
and have been asked what kind of car it
is (it has been mistaken for a prelude
by some) I just had it painted at a
cost of 4,982 dollars due to a gravel
hauler incident (no body work, just
paint) and plan to pull it off the road
for the winters now. When I pay it off,
I'll buy a little larger Accord and
have fun with this one
Sunroof, spoiler, interior finish, red
and clear wrap around tail lights,
passenger seat that comes forward
allowing me to have a 2 door and a 4
year old daughter. Love the back end of
the car, the color of red I have is
almost the same color as the tail
Not crazy about the cruise button on
the dash, and the controls on the
steering wheel aren't the most easy I
have used. The cup holders suck, I have
not found anything that sits up in them
yet, Could use a little more hp, but
would rather have the mpg.Rubber where
window meets the door is cracking.
This is a flat out great car. Unmatched reliability for a great price. I have only 84,000 miles on mine and each time I think about getting a new car, I just think about how little it cost me to own this car and I keep it. I get between 300-330 miles between fill-ups and I have never had any problem with the car. Just had routine maintenance done.
I have owned my Civic for nearly 10 years. It is by far the best car I have ever had. I have done the necessary maintenance throughout the years. As a result, it has been very reliable and I've had no mechanical problems with it at all. It gets great gas mileage and is an inexpensive car to own/maintain. I would definitely purchase a Civic again.
It is fun to drive, gets great gas mileage, and most importantly it is reliable.
I have had issues over the years with the windows coming off track. This is the only annoyance I have experienced with this car.
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