The first can I ever purchased new and
a good choice at that. What every "big-
muffler" Civic Si wants to be when it
grows up. If you have to transport
kids or more than one adult, forget it,
but if your life permits such a car, go
No major defects, but would sure like
it if the dealer could find and silence
the sunroof squeak and figure out why
the front suspension creaks and pops on
warm days like my knees on cold days.
BUY A K&N FILTER!!: $20 for a regular
replacement is robbery. $40 for a K&N
and it's the last air filter you'll
have to buy.
Incredible ride/handling tradeoff.
Sticks in turns AND rides comfortably.
The engine sounds when the high-rev cam
lobes take over. Slick-shifting
Transmission. Powerful Air Conditioner.
Most importantly: Start building it
6th gear to improve fuel economy.
Factory fog lamps. Rotary HVAC
controls instead of sliders.
Stop "tuners" from selling butt-ugly
body kits and silver taillights.
Interior collects dust faster than any
other car I've owned.