I only had to take it back once in
34000 miles. The plastic right front
windshield post covering was rattling
after 20000 miles of dirt roads. Fixed
in about an hour. I get 43 to 44 mpg
at 80M.P.H. on Interstate, and 49 to 51
M.P.G.around town. The best I got was
in the Keys (54-56 M.P.G. (flat land
below 55 M.P.H.)
And yes, I would buy another one, my
other vehicle is a 2003 Dodge 1500 Quad
Cab truck.(17 to18 M.P.G.) 15 M.P.G.
on the Interstate.
daytime instrument panel, and
Continuously variable transmission.Anti-
lock brakes, Side Impact Airbags, Cheap
Insurance. 80,000 Mile warranty on the
Electric part of the car.
Better mileage at 80 M.P.H.
less road noise
The most interesting thing about
driving this vehicle is that you really
don;t notice anything different about
it. It handles like any other Honda
Civic. Now, that bwing said, it is a
little unnerving at first, when the
engine shuts down at a light, but the
car is so quiet that you normally don;t
even notice that, or the fact that the
engine starts again when you take your
foot off the brake.
I had an SUV prior to this, and only
filling the tank once a month is a
The great 40pgm+ gas mileage, and it
still feeling like you are driving a
CAR, not a toy.
Absolutely the most economical and fun
car to drive. The IMA system smokes
some of the fancier cars like the BMW,
Jetta, Ford ponies right at the light.
I made a trip from NJ to South Carolina
(800 miles one way) on 17 gallons of
gas. It cost more for the tolls than it
did for the fuel!The road pep is
surprising. Great sound system as well.
Plenty of room for the passengers and
the trunk is very roomy.The engine is
extremely quiet. Interior cooling and
heating are super. BUY this car!
A/C is excellent.
Room for gear.
seats are comfortable.
5000 mile oil change interval
No charging needed
Great sound system
Good leg room
quiet the road noise.. give the auto
stop feature a 1 minute delay it will
save the starter motor.
Great car. Great performance. Never a
problem and great mileage. What more
can you ask? Comfort? Yup, it's got
that too as well as creature comforts
and features like CD player, Climate
control, cruise control, etc. Try it.
You won't like it... You'll love it.
Driving around Phoenix,AZ I average
47MPG. Took a 4,000mile trip back to
the midwest with a lot of mountain
driving. Loaded with luggage,two adults
and AC running continuously, we
averaged 43MPG. Had NO problem going
thru mountains. Had lots of power and
I love it when the car takes a nap at