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The Honda Civic was the Little Compact Car Darling of the 70s and 80s until competition started to ramp up in the form of Toyota's, Mazda's and a plethora of Hyundai's and Fords !! The Civic first came on the scene in 1973. It was economical, rated high for safety and attracted a a great deal of frugally minded consumers. Competition isn't always bad; it kept Honda refining and resculpting the Civic over all these years.
Today, it comes in coupe or sedan. You can buy four different engines sizes: the 1.5 L 4 cylinder hybrid, the 1.8 L 4 cylinder 110 hp engine, the 1.8 L 4 cylinder 143 hp or the 2.4 L 4 cylinder 205 hp engine.
Most of the Civic models fall in a $18 - $30,000 price point.
Things that set the Civic apart is its fuel economy - all models have combined mpgs of between 29 - 45 mpg, they scored high on all the government crash tests and they were built with very roomy interiors for such small cars!
The Civics do have some pitfalls. While the interior is roomy, the form fitting front seats are somewhat tight for bigger customers. The command console is quite cluttered and complicated to use. The steering has been known to be a little stiff and the cabin has a a great deal of road noise, as well.
The car dealer is one of the few remaining people in America that you still have to regularly haggle with. While salespeople and high-powered businessmen may love the challenge of negotiating a lot, the average person usually finds the process stressful and exhausting. The uncertainty and doubt make the buying process more complicated than the majority of people would care to deal with. However, with a few simple tips, you can turn this stressful process into an enjoyable experience.