I looked at purchasing the Ford Fusion, Ford Focus, Honda Civic, and Honda Accord. The civic is great to drive around town and fits nicely in spots that larger models cannot fit. The gas mileage is great and it is very responsive and sporty. Furthermore, the resale value is great on these vehicles. Very happy with the civic.
I enjoy zooming around town with the 5 speed manual and the gas mileage is pretty solid. I also enjoy the newly designed exterior (06 models and up).
The dash is a little strange with the tachometer right behind the steering wheel and the digital speedometer above it.
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