I've had this car for almost two years now and I do not regret my decision. It consistently delivers better gas mileage than the sticker (36-37 mpg) and is still fun to drive. The build quality and refinement are top notch and the manual transmission provides smooth, short throw shifts. In my opinion, the Civic is a much better design both inside and out than other cars in the segment. I've put 40k miles on this car in just 21 months and it continues to perform like it did when I drove it off the dealer's lot.
Styling, fuel economy, the "auto-up" feature on the driver's side window, build quality, blue lighting behind the dash
You have to be very cautious when backing up and driving in parking lots as there are many blind spots in this car; the rear defroster just never seems to get the job fully done.