I bought this car new. 1 a half years in the block leaked all the coolant out and my car overheated. Luckily no damage to the engine. They replaced the block under warranty.
Shortly after a clicking sound when I turned sharply. Dealership diagnosed it and could not figure out what it was. Finally after a few years they replaced the right front axle. Seemed fine for about six months and has progressively gotten worse.
Brake pads replaced after 3 years and 60K miles. Now brakes make a horrible noise. Rotors resurfaced, bearing replaced and no change.
The visibility sucks There is a huge blind spot on the edge of the windshield. Can't see people in crosswalk. Scary! Be careful.
The oil change indicator light. The auxiliary plug
Improve drive-train, seats, brakes and visibility.
2008 Honda Civic MUGEN Si 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 6M)
With just only 2 weeks with the Mugen SI I'm completely in love with this car. Not only does it get attention from everyone but it's a blast to drive. If your a Honda enthusiast, this is definitely the car to own. It drives like a dream with a stiff cornering when you want it but comfortable enough to drive in long trips.
Redline at 8,000 rpm, Mugen Accessories everywhere around car, Styling, Suspension, Color
My car just hit 81,000 miles no problems I drive her daily and my teen drives her also. Only maintenance have needed to do is oil changes and air filters. The gas mileage is excellent. Tires replaced every 2 years. Never have had an issue. She handles great, takes corners tight.Very pleased no complaints I have owned 9 different types of cars before purchasing my Honda I will never buy another brand of car again. For a car in this purchase price area your not going to receive all the bells and whistles. For the money I do believe it is the best car in its class. Yes the a/c tweaks with the speed The inside cabin does have noise You can feel anything you run over The radio is not the best
corner handling ,
She still looks great ,no fading
it is nice to wake up each morning and your car starts in the cold or in the heat
She has been through 5 degree cold and 120 heat Not one issue
Maintain your car
oil changes filters new tires
You have a car that will last If you want all the bell and whistles pay double and stop complaining about the civics
really nothing but if i had to build this car I would change the headlights brighter
See if you want a that a/c as no effect then buy a 6cyclinder If you want a better radio buy a new one If you want more room buy a bigger car
It comes down to dependability This car is not a luxury , it is a commuter car that in 4 years 80k miles does not phase her performance
2nd worst automotive decision I've made was to sell my 2008 Si (worst was buying a 2000 Mercedes E-class for the wife). In 3 years and 75,000 miles of ownership, it was gas, oil, go. That's it. Never once did it darken the dealer service bay for anything. Window sticker says 29mpg highway and that is WAY underrated. I easily got 34-35 with the cruise set on 70, and that was with 10% ethanol fuel. Real gas gave me as high as 37mpg once. With the HFP suspension and Michelin Pilot Sports, this was the best handling car I've ever owned. Other cars may be faster (GTI, WRX, Mazdaspeed 3), but the Si is absolutely THE BEST blend of comfort, performance, reliability and economy.
I purchased a 2008 Honda LX-SR in Sept 2008, expected to get many years of troublefree motoring,.... it has 30,100 Kms on it now,... I've replaced 6 shocks, one has been replaced 3 times. had the brakes serviced,, had to have the rotors machined at 30,000 Kms,... couldn't believe it,.. even purchased the extended warranty, nothing was covered.... so much for many years of troublefree motoring,...
I've spend more money on service on this vehicle, than on any other car I've owned...
Won't be buying another Honda product anytime soon