2006 Honda Civic Consumer Review: The Ultimate in Affordability

2006 Honda Civic - Consumer Review

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DX Coupe (1.8L 4-cyl. 5-speed Manual)

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The Ultimate in Affordability
By Geezyss on


2006 Honda Civic DX 2dr Coupe (1.8L 4cyl 5M)


I got this car when oil prices were skyrocketing and cannot believe how much it saved me! I was driving a 2005 Pontiac GP and only got 22 mpg on average. I get about 35 mpg with my Honda! My best tank was 43.2. My worst tank (on purpose) was 29.7. I just wish it was a 6 speed. I would like to see how much better I can get on the highway cruising at 1800-2000 RPMs instead of 3000. It is so much fun driving this beast. The new 1.8L engine purrs wonderfully. It can really get up and go fast. The new two-tier dash is pretty slick looking. I can always just see how fast I am going without taking my eyes off the road, which is nice without a cruise control feature. You will not be disappointed. :)

Best Features

New engine, two-tier dash, body style, overall size

Worst Features

6 speed standard on all models instead of just the Si. One thing I found pretty annoying was when I am driving more than one other person, the passenger seat does not move forward when collapsed! You have to use the bar under the seat to move it forward then back again and readjust the seat angle.
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