I got this car after my 16th birthday. It's a manual because all of our cars are manual. I told my parents that I really wanted to get a civic or an accord and they agreed. I've put maybe 3,000 miles on it so far. The only thing that I had to replace was the clutch assembly because the previous owner burned it up. I love this car. The next car I get will definitely be a new civic. My family has bought new accords every 4 years since 1998. It's amazing how good these cars are! It has no blind spots and it's easy to zip around people. I wouldn't trade it for anything. I don't use A/C so it's not really a problem for me.
simplicity, reliability, easy to get around, relatively sporty look, fun to drive
I have been using Honda Civics to commute to NYC for 16 years. always get approx. 250,000 trouble free miles doing scheduled maint. replacing brakes and maybe a muffler. Great cars and fuel economy. Workmanship is top shelf but drivers seat position in this model has been a little uncomfortable, seat needs more lumbar support.
I got this car used 2 years ago, I've
been driving it far distances daily as
I go to work and come back, it has
great gas mileage. Very fun car to
drive, might need a little more
horsepower, but overall nice.
Exterior design, looks really sporty,
expecially with rims, mine is black
with black 18" wheels, makes the car
The only thing I hate about the DX
model is NO STANDARD A/C! Fix that
issue, and everything else is
If you check these web sites about how
much the Civic DR is still worth after
some years, you'll know what I mean. I
haven't had any mechanical problems
with this car. All I had to do was
take it to the dealer for routine
maintenance and check ups.
It's simple and economical. I like the
relative stiffness of the handle even
though it has power steering
The spring that pushes the stick shift
to it's neutral position could be
harder. The rearview mirror could be