The Truth About Cars » Civic http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 18:54:02 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » Civic http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Honda Orders Stop Sale of 2016 Civic, 2-liter Engine to Blame http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/honda-orders-stop-sale-2016-civic-2-liter-engine-blame/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/honda-orders-stop-sale-2016-civic-2-liter-engine-blame/#comments Tue, 02 Feb 2016 17:30:39 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1278218 CivicX is reporting that Honda has ordered a stop sale on all 2-liter four-cylinder-equipped 2016 Honda Civics. To blame: piston pin snap rings, which may be incorrectly installed or not installed at all. This is the first recall of Honda’s tenth-generation Civic and includes 33,735 units in the United States and an additional 8,000 units in Canada. The […]

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CivicX is reporting that Honda has ordered a stop sale on all 2-liter four-cylinder-equipped 2016 Honda Civics. To blame: piston pin snap rings, which may be incorrectly installed or not installed at all. This is the first recall of Honda’s tenth-generation Civic and includes 33,735 units in the United States and an additional 8,000 units in Canada. The […]

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2016 Honda Civic EX Review – All-in on Active Safety http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/2016-honda-civic-ex-review-active-safety/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/2016-honda-civic-ex-review-active-safety/#comments Thu, 28 Jan 2016 14:00:54 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1270025 Honda received much flogging from the press for the last-generation Civic. The 2012 model was the result of Honda improperly reading the Magic 8-Ball amid the global slowdown. Honda’s decision makers assumed shoppers would be looking for something more modest, perhaps even austere, and changed direction to suit. The competition, assuming shoppers would be looking for greater creature comforts […]

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Honda received much flogging from the press for the last-generation Civic. The 2012 model was the result of Honda improperly reading the Magic 8-Ball amid the global slowdown. Honda’s decision makers assumed shoppers would be looking for something more modest, perhaps even austere, and changed direction to suit. The competition, assuming shoppers would be looking for greater creature comforts […]

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Digestible Collectible: 1991 Honda Civic Si http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/digestible-collectible-1991-honda-civic-si/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/digestible-collectible-1991-honda-civic-si/#comments Mon, 25 Jan 2016 14:00:49 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1272641 The “Si” badge has always denoted something special from Honda, from the ’85 Civic and CRX that flaunted the new-fangled fuel injection on the sport model to the not-quite-a-Type R that will hopefully be gracing our roads later this year. Honda fanatics will continue to debate the best, but my favorite Civic generation has to […]

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The “Si” badge has always denoted something special from Honda, from the ’85 Civic and CRX that flaunted the new-fangled fuel injection on the sport model to the not-quite-a-Type R that will hopefully be gracing our roads later this year. Honda fanatics will continue to debate the best, but my favorite Civic generation has to […]

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Piston Slap: Si or No to ‘Minus 1′ Tire Sizing? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/piston-slap-si-no-minus-1-tire-sizing/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/piston-slap-si-no-minus-1-tire-sizing/#comments Tue, 05 Jan 2016 13:00:12 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1256065 TTAC Commentator 70Cougar writes: Sajeev, I am probably the first owner of a Civic Si to ever want to downsize his rims, so I’m looking to the expert on -1 matters: you. (Woot! –SM) I have a 2007 Honda Civic Si sedan with the factory 17-inch wheels. I’ve always preferred the same generation EX’s 16-inch five […]

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TTAC Commentator 70Cougar writes: Sajeev, I am probably the first owner of a Civic Si to ever want to downsize his rims, so I’m looking to the expert on -1 matters: you. (Woot! –SM) I have a 2007 Honda Civic Si sedan with the factory 17-inch wheels. I’ve always preferred the same generation EX’s 16-inch five […]

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It’s Time For My Christmas List http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/time-christmas-list/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/time-christmas-list/#comments Wed, 23 Dec 2015 15:00:45 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1248745 Now it can be told: Perhaps the most cringe-worthy moment of my life was my own “Affluenza” episode, otherwise known as “The Time I Wrote A Poem About Not Getting A BMW 2002 For Christmas.” I was eighteen years old and busy failing to fulfill my potential at university. I was already on my second […]

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Now it can be told: Perhaps the most cringe-worthy moment of my life was my own “Affluenza” episode, otherwise known as “The Time I Wrote A Poem About Not Getting A BMW 2002 For Christmas.” I was eighteen years old and busy failing to fulfill my potential at university. I was already on my second […]

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Here Are The North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year Finalists, Let’s Make a Bet http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/north-american-car-truckutility-year-finalists-lets-make-bet/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/north-american-car-truckutility-year-finalists-lets-make-bet/#comments Tue, 08 Dec 2015 21:00:32 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1238089 The North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year finalists were announced Tuesday and clearly the jurors read our September handicap — and completely mostly disregarded our odds. According to jurors, the finalists for 2016 North American Car of the Year are the Honda Civic, Chevrolet Malibu and Mazda MX-5 Miata. The finalists for the […]

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The North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year finalists were announced Tuesday and clearly the jurors read our September handicap — and completely mostly disregarded our odds. According to jurors, the finalists for 2016 North American Car of the Year are the Honda Civic, Chevrolet Malibu and Mazda MX-5 Miata. The finalists for the […]

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New Honda Civic Turbo Will Get Manual for 2017 Model Year http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/new-honda-civic-turbo-wont-get-manual-2017/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/new-honda-civic-turbo-wont-get-manual-2017/#comments Tue, 24 Nov 2015 18:00:27 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1227737 A purported screenshot of a Honda ordering screen over at CivicX shows the new turbo-powered, tenth-generation Civic will be made available with a six-speed manual transmission starting next year. The only engine available with a row-your-own box for this year’s Civic is the naturally aspirated K20 2-liter four that cranks 158 horsepower — 16 horsepower fewer than the turbocharged mill — in […]

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A purported screenshot of a Honda ordering screen over at CivicX shows the new turbo-powered, tenth-generation Civic will be made available with a six-speed manual transmission starting next year. The only engine available with a row-your-own box for this year’s Civic is the naturally aspirated K20 2-liter four that cranks 158 horsepower — 16 horsepower fewer than the turbocharged mill — in […]

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LA 2015: 2016 Honda Civic Coupe Looks To Regain Lost Crown, But Where’s The Manual? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/la-2015-2016-honda-civic-coupe-looks-regain-lost-crown-wheres-manual/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/la-2015-2016-honda-civic-coupe-looks-regain-lost-crown-wheres-manual/#comments Tue, 17 Nov 2015 23:42:39 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1221377 To quote the immortal Denny Green, the 2016 Honda Civic Coupe is who we thought they were. The two-door compact broke cover Tuesday before the Los Angeles Auto Show and confirmed our suspicions for the eagerly anticipated coupe. The Civic Coupe will be powered by a pair of four cylinder engines, a 158 horsepower 2-liter […]

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To quote the immortal Denny Green, the 2016 Honda Civic Coupe is who we thought they were. The two-door compact broke cover Tuesday before the Los Angeles Auto Show and confirmed our suspicions for the eagerly anticipated coupe. The Civic Coupe will be powered by a pair of four cylinder engines, a 158 horsepower 2-liter […]

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2015 Honda Civic Si Sedan Review – The FWD FR-S [Video] http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/2015-honda-civic-si-sedan-review-fwd-fr-s-video/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/2015-honda-civic-si-sedan-review-fwd-fr-s-video/#comments Tue, 27 Oct 2015 12:00:28 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1201313 BMW has M, Audi has a whole alphabet and Honda has Si. In truth, just the Civic has Si. Honda’s “Sport injection” trim started back in the 1980s but never expanded beyond its compact offerings in the U.S. Honda’s performance trim also never expanded beyond sharpened responses, a modest dollop of power and some looks-fast trim additions. The first Honda […]

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BMW has M, Audi has a whole alphabet and Honda has Si. In truth, just the Civic has Si. Honda’s “Sport injection” trim started back in the 1980s but never expanded beyond its compact offerings in the U.S. Honda’s performance trim also never expanded beyond sharpened responses, a modest dollop of power and some looks-fast trim additions. The first Honda […]

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Could Force-induced Euro Civic Give Honda N.A. Turbo Fits? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/force-induced-euro-civic-give-honda-n-turbo-fits/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/force-induced-euro-civic-give-honda-n-turbo-fits/#comments Mon, 26 Oct 2015 15:30:44 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1204329 Honda Europe announced Monday their engine lineup for the new, 10th-generation Honda Civic, and it’s completely different than the engines we will get in North America. The Civic will once again be a global product with the same architecture and design employed in both North America and Europe. Under the hood though, the compact will be powered by 1-liter […]

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Honda Europe announced Monday their engine lineup for the new, 10th-generation Honda Civic, and it’s completely different than the engines we will get in North America. The Civic will once again be a global product with the same architecture and design employed in both North America and Europe. Under the hood though, the compact will be powered by 1-liter […]

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New 2016 Honda Civic Sedan Starting Under $20,000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/new-2016-honda-civic-sedan-starting-under-20000/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/new-2016-honda-civic-sedan-starting-under-20000/#comments Sun, 18 Oct 2015 14:00:52 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1199089 The bigger, less-than-hateful-looking, next-generation Honda Civic unveiled last month will start at $19,475 (including $835 destination), according to a leaked dealer document at CivicX.com. The pricing guide outlines both invoice and MSRP prices for the new model, which will sport a 2-liter naturally aspirated four or a 1.5-liter turbocharged four, and details available trim options. At the […]

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The bigger, less-than-hateful-looking, next-generation Honda Civic unveiled last month will start at $19,475 (including $835 destination), according to a leaked dealer document at CivicX.com. The pricing guide outlines both invoice and MSRP prices for the new model, which will sport a 2-liter naturally aspirated four or a 1.5-liter turbocharged four, and details available trim options. At the […]

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The 2016 Honda Civic Turbo Almost Didn’t Happen http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/the-2016-honda-civic-turbo-almost-didnt-happen/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/the-2016-honda-civic-turbo-almost-didnt-happen/#comments Sun, 11 Oct 2015 14:30:04 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1193082 While Honda has traditionally been a company of engineers pushing the boundaries of their know how, the 1.5-liter turbocharged engine in the 10th generation Civic almost didn’t happen for 2016 due to some reluctance within the company, reported Automotive News on Sunday. The new mill was initially slated to be offered as part of a mid-cycle […]

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While Honda has traditionally been a company of engineers pushing the boundaries of their know how, the 1.5-liter turbocharged engine in the 10th generation Civic almost didn’t happen for 2016 due to some reluctance within the company, reported Automotive News on Sunday. The new mill was initially slated to be offered as part of a mid-cycle […]

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Honda Reveals Longer, Lower, Wider 2016 Civic, Now in Turbo Flavor http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/growing-honda-civic-will-grow-maybe/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/growing-honda-civic-will-grow-maybe/#comments Thu, 17 Sep 2015 12:30:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1174898 Honda broadcasted Wednesday night its all-new, 10th-generation Civic that’s longer, lower and wider than the current model and looks nothing like the cheap car I drove through college. The 2016 Honda Civic will sport a 2-liter or 1.5-liter turbocharged engine up front, leather seats in the middle and fastback styling at the rear for a […]

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Honda broadcasted Wednesday night its all-new, 10th-generation Civic that’s longer, lower and wider than the current model and looks nothing like the cheap car I drove through college. The 2016 Honda Civic will sport a 2-liter or 1.5-liter turbocharged engine up front, leather seats in the middle and fastback styling at the rear for a […]

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Watch the Tenth-Generation 2016 Honda Civic Be Revealed Right Now http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/watch-the-tenth-generation-2016-honda-civic-be-revealed-right-now/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/watch-the-tenth-generation-2016-honda-civic-be-revealed-right-now/#comments Thu, 17 Sep 2015 01:14:33 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1174490 The tenth iteration of the Honda Civic is due to be revealed in just a few minutes. We’ve already seen it in sedan form, but will Honda have any surprises for us?

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The tenth iteration of the Honda Civic is due to be revealed in just a few minutes. We’ve already seen it in sedan form, but will Honda have any surprises for us?

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SPIED: Next-gen 2016 Honda Civic Spotted in Michigan http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/next-gen-2016-honda-civic-spotted-in-michigan/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/next-gen-2016-honda-civic-spotted-in-michigan/#comments Fri, 11 Sep 2015 17:56:52 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1167922 Photos of the 2016 Honda Civic have popped up online in Civic forums, ahead of the car’s official reveal on Sept. 16. The photos follow closely the Civic Concept we saw in New York, including the taillight array (although it doesn’t go all the way across the trunk.) The Civic will be powered by a […]

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Photos of the 2016 Honda Civic have popped up online in Civic forums, ahead of the car’s official reveal on Sept. 16. The photos follow closely the Civic Concept we saw in New York, including the taillight array (although it doesn’t go all the way across the trunk.) The Civic will be powered by a […]

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Piston Slap: Buffeting Past the Helicopter Effect? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/piston-slap-buffeting-past-helicopter-effect/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/piston-slap-buffeting-past-helicopter-effect/#comments Fri, 11 Sep 2015 13:00:23 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1163242 Scott writes: Hi Sajeev! I have a 2015 Civic, but my question applies to lots of cars. I live in Maine, which has lots of nice weather for driving around with the windows down. The buffeting, or “helicopter effect”, with the windows down is driving me batty! Also the “white noise” of the rushing wind is […]

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Scott writes: Hi Sajeev! I have a 2015 Civic, but my question applies to lots of cars. I live in Maine, which has lots of nice weather for driving around with the windows down. The buffeting, or “helicopter effect”, with the windows down is driving me batty! Also the “white noise” of the rushing wind is […]

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With New Honda CEO, Possible FCA Partnership? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/new-honda-ceo-possible-fca-partnership/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/new-honda-ceo-possible-fca-partnership/#comments Tue, 07 Jul 2015 17:00:39 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1109249 New Honda CEO Takahiro Hachigo told media Monday that the automaker wouldn’t aim for a specific global sales figure to drive growth and would be open to partnerships with other automakers, Automotive News reported. The speech also emphasized sharing global manufacturing resources within Honda’s six regional divisions and to create “challenging products.” (Which may or may […]

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New Honda CEO Takahiro Hachigo told media Monday that the automaker wouldn’t aim for a specific global sales figure to drive growth and would be open to partnerships with other automakers, Automotive News reported. The speech also emphasized sharing global manufacturing resources within Honda’s six regional divisions and to create “challenging products.” (Which may or may […]

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Honda Civic Hybrid, CNG and Accord Plug-In Hybrid Models Get the Axe http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/honda-civic-hybrid-cng-and-accord-plug-in-hybrid-models-get-the-axe/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/honda-civic-hybrid-cng-and-accord-plug-in-hybrid-models-get-the-axe/#comments Mon, 15 Jun 2015 16:58:16 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1092913 UPDATE: Clarification on CR-Z at bottom. Honda is doing a bit of late spring cleaning as it looks to get its hybrid house in order. The automaker announced production of the Civic CNG has ended and multiple hybrid models will soon get the axe. Honda isn’t abandoning hybrid technology, however, as John Mendel, Executive Vice President, […]

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UPDATE: Clarification on CR-Z at bottom. Honda is doing a bit of late spring cleaning as it looks to get its hybrid house in order. The automaker announced production of the Civic CNG has ended and multiple hybrid models will soon get the axe. Honda isn’t abandoning hybrid technology, however, as John Mendel, Executive Vice President, […]

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Fatal Accident In Louisiana Could Be Seventh Linked To Takata Airbag Recall http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/fatal-accident-in-louisiana-could-be-seventh-linked-to-takata-airbag-recall/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/fatal-accident-in-louisiana-could-be-seventh-linked-to-takata-airbag-recall/#comments Thu, 11 Jun 2015 18:00:49 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1090689 A fatal accident in Louisiana involving a Takata-equipped Honda may be the seventh fatality linked to the supplier’s ongoing airbag crisis. Kylan Langlinais of Lafayette, La. lost her life in early April of this year when her 2005 Honda Civic crashed into a utility pole at 4 a.m., Bloomberg says, at which point the driver-side […]

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A fatal accident in Louisiana involving a Takata-equipped Honda may be the seventh fatality linked to the supplier’s ongoing airbag crisis. Kylan Langlinais of Lafayette, La. lost her life in early April of this year when her 2005 Honda Civic crashed into a utility pole at 4 a.m., Bloomberg says, at which point the driver-side […]

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Piston Slap: Dear Honda, What is Love? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/piston-slap-dear-honda-what-is-love/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/piston-slap-dear-honda-what-is-love/#comments Tue, 02 Jun 2015 11:15:36 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1080353   Chris writes: Hello Sajeev, Like many of the people who write to you, I am having trouble deciding if I should keep my current car or trade it in for a new one. I currently own a 2010 Honda Civic EX-L with 140,000 miles. It has been the single most reliable car I have […]

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  Chris writes: Hello Sajeev, Like many of the people who write to you, I am having trouble deciding if I should keep my current car or trade it in for a new one. I currently own a 2010 Honda Civic EX-L with 140,000 miles. It has been the single most reliable car I have […]

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It’s Time To End The Non-Sporty Coupe http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/05/its-time-to-end-the-non-sporty-coupe/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/05/its-time-to-end-the-non-sporty-coupe/#comments Wed, 20 May 2015 12:12:20 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1071410 Ladies and gentlemen, it’s time to bring an end to an automotive segment that simply needs to die: the non-sporty coupe. For those of you who aren’t sure what I mean when I say “non sporty coupe,” allow me to describe the two types of coupes that currently exist today. One is the sporty coupe. […]

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Ladies and gentlemen, it’s time to bring an end to an automotive segment that simply needs to die: the non-sporty coupe. For those of you who aren’t sure what I mean when I say “non sporty coupe,” allow me to describe the two types of coupes that currently exist today. One is the sporty coupe. […]

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Trackday Diaries: Civics Lesson http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/05/trackday-diaries-civics-lesson/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/05/trackday-diaries-civics-lesson/#comments Tue, 19 May 2015 12:00:45 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1070562 Trust me on this: You will start your trackday career because you love cars, but if you are any good at it you will end up hating cars. Allow me to explain. I took my first lap around a racetrack (Mosport, back in 2001) because I wanted to eventually race wheel-to-wheel and I knew I’d […]

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Trust me on this: You will start your trackday career because you love cars, but if you are any good at it you will end up hating cars. Allow me to explain. I took my first lap around a racetrack (Mosport, back in 2001) because I wanted to eventually race wheel-to-wheel and I knew I’d […]

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While You Were Sleeping: Jeep GC Pickup Render, Brilliance V3 Debut and Jobs, Jobs, Jobs (Or a Lack Thereof) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/05/sleeping-jeep-gc-pickup-render-brilliance-v3-debut-jobs-jobs-jobs-lack-thereof/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/05/sleeping-jeep-gc-pickup-render-brilliance-v3-debut-jobs-jobs-jobs-lack-thereof/#comments Fri, 08 May 2015 10:11:11 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1064017 As trucks ride a heat wave of interest from consumers, I look at this Grand Cherokee render and think, “That’ll do.” Jeep Trailhawk (Theophilus Chin) Self-titled Automotive Manipulator Theophilus Chin has put together a compelling image of a Jeep Grand Cherokee pickup. Exclusive: Honda Australia pensions off Civic diesel (GoAuto) As car enthusiasts scream for diesel […]

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As trucks ride a heat wave of interest from consumers, I look at this Grand Cherokee render and think, “That’ll do.” Jeep Trailhawk (Theophilus Chin) Self-titled Automotive Manipulator Theophilus Chin has put together a compelling image of a Jeep Grand Cherokee pickup. Exclusive: Honda Australia pensions off Civic diesel (GoAuto) As car enthusiasts scream for diesel […]

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Mockup Of 2016 Honda Civic Spec Sheets Fools Autoblog http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/05/mockup-2016-honda-civic-spec-sheets-fools-autoblog/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/05/mockup-2016-honda-civic-spec-sheets-fools-autoblog/#comments Thu, 07 May 2015 14:12:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1063554 [UPDATE: Autoblog owned up to its mistake with the following: “Alright, we made a mistake. Turns out this “leak” was actually just a mockup done by a CivicX forum member, and we totally went along with it. Sorry, folks. You’ll have to wait a little longer for your hot Civic pricing news.” – CA] Earlier […]

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[UPDATE: Autoblog owned up to its mistake with the following: “Alright, we made a mistake. Turns out this “leak” was actually just a mockup done by a CivicX forum member, and we totally went along with it. Sorry, folks. You’ll have to wait a little longer for your hot Civic pricing news.” – CA] Earlier […]

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Honda Civic Hatch “Near Identical” To NY Coupe Concept, Will Get Hybrid http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/05/honda-civic-hatch-near-identical-ny-coupe-concept-will-get-hybrid/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/05/honda-civic-hatch-near-identical-ny-coupe-concept-will-get-hybrid/#comments Fri, 01 May 2015 10:59:33 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1058010 If a report from Britain’s AutoExpress is to be believed, the front clip of the next-generation Honda Civic hatchback – due to arrive in North America for the first time since 2000 (in non-Si form) – will look “near identical” to the Civic Coupe concept revealed in New York. Head of Honda UK, Philip Crossman, […]

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If a report from Britain’s AutoExpress is to be believed, the front clip of the next-generation Honda Civic hatchback – due to arrive in North America for the first time since 2000 (in non-Si form) – will look “near identical” to the Civic Coupe concept revealed in New York. Head of Honda UK, Philip Crossman, […]

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