this is my wifes car , i drive a crv. it is a sporty coupe with good handling , not as good as an si i had and not as much power, but it zips along pretty good and returns about 30 mpg around town. prior civic have given us over 40 mpg on the highway.
got a black one and put a nice oval exhaust tip and some aftermarket letters ( ex ) just to make it personal. looks great, looks like a sports car and yet it is econmoical.
it is well made, the engine is sewing machine smooth and as with all civics reliable.
i do steal it from my wife to go out and have fun driving thru some country roads.
fun to drive
it fits us so not anything outstanding to change
I own a 2010 LX-S manual. bought it new on Feb 2010. it has 15K miles now. have had zero issues.
It drives great. No rattles other talk about here. No steering vibration at any speed.
Likes: exceptional handling, decent exterior looks, smooth gear shift, its 38-40mpg when doing 70mph.
lack of outside temp read out, XM radio, stiff seats.
Checked out Kia Forte before buying the Civic. I felt Civic was more proven and refined. Kia felt flimsy but had far more features.