I had the entire car repainted by Maaco, which they said would remove the clearcoat. Overall, i've been have been happy with it for the few months of ownership 4 out of 5 stars by bel970 from reno, nv on Wed Aug 20 2008 I love the gas milage, I'm averaging a little over 41 mpg mostly in town driving. Units Affected 492 Many factors are involved when we shop for a car — especially a used car. On the plus side, lot of trunk space. See review covering the rest of the Civic line at www.
. Four people can fit in a Civic coupe and still be friends. Interior Features The Honda Civic is ergonomically excellent, making this an easy car to operate. The Civic Si features front and rear stabilizer bars and firmer dampers and springs than other Civic models, yet its ride quality is still pleasant. The front tires will lose grip before the rear tires.
Refinements for 2002 included improved handling and reduced noise and vibration, though we think there is still room for improvement in that area. They look and feel upscale. Virgin Islands, Saipan, Guam, and American Samoa are addressed by this recall. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Vehicles that, on or after September 12, 2014, received a remedy for a prior driver frontal air bag inflator recall already received an inflator of a different design, and therefore are not included in this recall and do not require additional servicing. Thermostat was stuck open and engine would not reach proper operating temp.
Car hesitates for 1 - 2 secs when moving from stop to go. Honda is useless for help too. The gasoline engine is a powerhouse of low-friction, high-efficiency technology. The front is clean and conservative with a discreet horizontal grille set between large, triangular multi-lens headlamps that curve around the corners. For an engine that revs so high, it's ultra reliable. The quality of the interior materials and trim is excellent and the interior design is ergonomically superb. This will need to be sanded off and repainted.
The coupe is, fittingly, sleeker, and a touch lower, narrower, and longer. Model year 2003 Year of manufacture 2002 First year of ownership 2002 Most recent year of ownership 2008 Engine and transmission 1. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-800-999-1009. What do you think I should get? In 1999 Honda introduced the first ever hybrid, the Insight, as a specialized hand-built high-tech two-seater car that is still on the market. The rear bench is low and hard and does not support the thighs well.
For 2003, sedans and coupes come with improved seat fabrics and the outboard rear headrests are now adjustable. In the coupe, gauges show silver highlights and glow with amber light at night. In all Civics, the cockpit looks clean and efficient, with the instrument panel tucked beneath a barrel-shaped cowl. Front-seat accommodations in the Civic are superb. The reputation of the brand, the number of miles, the trim level and the most important to many of us: Price.
Yes Review Date: 31st December, 2007. Larger wheels and tires help put the power to the road. The previous owner apparently used the wrong kind of oil or something else happened which blocked the small channels used to circulate the oil through the engine. Recall Date 2018-04-26 Description Honda American Honda Motor Co. Remedy Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger air bag inflator, free of charge. It runs great at any speed. Upon deployment of the passenger side frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture.
The list of equipment is oddly complete, we think: electric power steering which Honda says boost fuel economy by nearly two percent is a gimme, as are dual front and side airbags. If it fails, the whole engine will be ruined. Out on the highway, the Civic Si engine is very responsive, giving it good performance for passing. This is a true Japanese made quality car. Better track record for sure.
Only rear struts were needed; original front ones are still on there! Then we were dazzled by the Toyota Prius's multiple electric motors and video-game energy-flow displays. Civic Si is only available as a hatchback, and the hatchback is only available as an Si. The i-vtec engine is a screamer. Audio controls are close at hand, but the system suffers from small buttons and knobs. Numbers, although very good at 127 horsepower at 6300 rpm and 114 lb-ft of torque at 4800 rpm, don't really do it justice. Many people mistakenly think a hybrid car needs charging like an electric car.