(4th of 38 vehicles)
If you appreciate mechanical refinement similar to what you might find in a commercial airliner, the 2012 Honda Civic is the clear choice in the category. And even if you don't easily discern such
The 2012 Honda Civic is neither as sporty nor as stylish as the Mazda3 or Ford Focus, the interior design isn't as interesting as the Hyundai Elantra's, and it isn't the smoothest or quiet
The 2012 Honda Civic is not the smoothest or quietest car in the category. Nor is it the most fun to drive. Curious, then, that we'd rate it tops in driving dynamics in our shootout of the four newest cars in the category. How does it do it? With the help of steering and pedal response that other automakers could only dream of delivering. It's easy to overlook excellence in these areas, but just as driving feel is a big part of the magic in a Porsche, the way the Civic gracefully listens and responds to a driver's input is a key rea
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By Mitch (SC) on Monday, May 20, 2013
I own this car - My approximate mileage is 20,000overall rating 1 of 10rating details
Pros: "It got 41 mpg on its first road trip & rides good"
Cons: "Skips, loud on the highway, CHEAP"
Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 1
"Ive had my Civic for about a year and a half. Since last November I have had nothing but problems with the car skipping so bad that its really annoying. Ive taken it to the dealer many times and driven like cars that did not skip. I was told by Honda that the car operates as designed EVEN THOUGH the other cars I drove did not skip. Honda admits that the car skips but refuses to buy it back. So now I have to take Honda to court for a problem they refuse to fix. Ive got a 90 Accord with a blown head gasket and 312k miles that runs better than this car. Interior is also pretty cheap. All in all, I give this car AND Honda a 1 for quality and reliability."
By andilou (TX) on Monday, May 20, 2013
I own this car - My approximate mileage is 5,500overall rating 10 of 10rating details
Pros: "great price, very comfortable"
Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10
"This car has great styling. Very comfortable, nice layout of the interior. Really like the display for the radio and the ipod connect. Having a back up camera is great. Love everthing about it."
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