Honda Civic Si Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer? When Honda launched the all-new Civic for the 2016 model year they were adding a new chapter to what has been one of the most important cars in automotive history. At that point, Honda had sold more than 10 million Civics in the United States since its 1973 introduction.? Worldwide,…

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2017 Honda Civic Si Test Drive

?2017 Honda Civic Si Coupe and Sedan? A 2 or 4-door Sport Compact Bargain Honda Proving Center, Mojave Desert near Cantil, CA -Whether you happen to be a Coupe aficionado or you are a fan of sedans, the 2017 Honda Civic Si models are hot, affordable sport compacts that deliver a satisfying level of high…

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2017 Honda Civic Hatchback Test Drive

?2017 Honda Civic Hatchback? Civic Lineup?Adds?Sporty Hatchback? There?s a new kid on the block, in the form of the 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback. The Sporty hatchback joins this year?s tenth generation Civic Sedan and Coupe body styles as the third member of the family….

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2016 Honda Civic Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer We have come to expect new Hondas to advance the product line with new mechanicals and technological innovations but styling hasn?t exactly been the brand?s forte. Nevertheless, the 2016 Honda Civic has taken a major step forward on that front, too, with an all-new design that conveys a sexy sophistication…

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2016 Honda Civic EX/SENS Test Drive

?2016 Honda Civic 2.0L EX SENSING Sedan? Tenth Generation Civic is all-new The Civic happens to be the longest ?running nameplate in Honda?s history, with 43 years under its belt – its U.S. introduction coming in 1973. The Honda Civic is also the largest selling model globally for the Japanese manufacturer, having sold nearly 35…

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2015 Honda Civic Si Coupe Test Drive

The Honda Civic Si Coupe had substantial changes to the styling, interior, suspension, driver assistance features along with a bump in horsepower for 2014 model. As a result the 2015 model is basically unchanged. However, change was unnecessary for the 2015 Honda Si Coupe, it’s a fantastic all-around car and it’s especially fun for the…

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2014 NWAPA ?Run to the Sun? ? Part 2

By Bill Schaffer Photos by Doug Berger Portland, Oregon ? Each year one of the automotive writer?s groups I belong to, the Northwest Automotive Press Association (NWAPA), has an event we call ?Run to the Sun.? This year the members who organized the program out-did themselves by signing up 25 outstanding cars, with a total…

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2014 Honda Civic Sedan Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer After having sat through dozens of hours of sofa time the last couple of weeks watching the Sochi Olympics, we were reminded of the parallel between competitive athletics and the car business. While each of the Olympic competitors was strong and talented, there were those who had advantages in training…

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Honda Civic 2012 – 3 Civics

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer The Honda Civic has more models and variations than our favorite Chinese restaurant has menu choices. The Civic comes in sedans, coupes, DX, LX, HF, EX, EX-L, Si, Hybrid, Natural Gas and you can even get them with Navi, leather and XM….

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Test Drive: 2012 Honda Civic HF

Fuel Efficiency Without Hybridization. For 2012, customers have more variations of the Civic to choose from than ever before. There are five in fact: The Civic, Civic Natural Gas, Civic Hybrid, Civic Si, and the Civic HF or ?high efficiency.?…

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