2006 Honda Civic Consumer Review: First Honda - Can't Stop Drivi
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First Honda - Can't Stop Driving
By kyle on

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2006 Honda Civic Hybrid 4dr Sedan (1.3L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT)

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I find myself looking for reasons to drive somewhere, simply because driving this car is so fun. This is my first Honda and it has been a treat. I wish the hybrid still was able to have fold down seats in back but that is currently where the batteries are located. I have had to relearn how to drive because if I drive normally, I won't get near the high MPG I bought this car for. If I watch what I'm doing, it's ok. Drove a 150 mile trip, mostly freeway and got 47 MPG. In city, I get a solid 40 MPG. Car is really jerky in the 7-9 mph range. It feels like it can't decide whether to shut the engine off or not.

Favorite Features

Digital dash, maintenance minder so I don't have to remember when to take the car in, good gas mileage.

Suggested Improvements

Find a new location for batteries so we can fold down rear seats, need faster and smoother acceleration and low speed driving.
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