I didn't really choose to buy this car,
since I wanted a manual transmission
hybrid (the Civic is the only such
model), but I am absolutely happy.
The performance is decent, certainly no
different than standard Civics or
similar class cars. However, I
probably would have paid more for extra
horses because acceleration above 60
mph or when driving with a full car is
Gas mileage has lived up to my
expectations -- 45-55 mpg, which leads
me to think any complaints out there
are from drivers who accelerate too
fast, go over 80 mpg, etc.
All other aspects of the car are
identical to regular Civics -- a well
balanced and economical sedan.
600+ miles per tank of gas! Under
ideal driving conditions (flat, 60 mph
speed, etc.), I get 65 mpg. Dash
lights are stylish, as is the mini-
spoiler and antenna.
Overall feel of the car is solid for
Major things -- rear suspension a bit
loose, wheel design is
horsepower (even if 5 mpg less fuel
Minor things -- extra armrest for
passenger, cupholders in back, windows
don't shed rain that well, trunk space
is a bit smaller than standard C