Is there any special reason why you bought this car? This may have been partially due to the more aggressive rubber found on our Si's 17-inch alloy wheels. Equipment varies, but all the interiors are pretty plush, with pleasant fabrics and tightly grained plastics — and even hard-plastic sun visors trimmed in fabric. So what will the real Type R have up its sleeve? Praise for the rev-happy engine and slick transmission was universal, and everyone who drove the Si came away smiling. All in all a great car, safety features galore and unlike some other owners on this page- I haven't had one problem with it. Honda Civic 2006-11 : What's it like inside? In our week's experience, we never quite mastered the rhythm of mellow midrev upshifts.
Exceptional handling and super good gas economy. The kit comes with a bunch of extra bits. Safety gear abounds: Every Civic gets dual airbags, side and side curtain airbags, and anti-lock brakes. I drove them all on one very busy day. The Hybrid no longer offers a manual, Honda says, because the version with an automatic, , delivers as good or better results.
Doesn't bug the wife too much, but after a couple of hours I can't drive any more. Their have been minor issues. Dependable, Comfy, Stylish And Affordable — Great car for getting around town or for those long trips! Use a self taping screw in the three holes marked with the red area. The two gray arrows, same deal, put the metal clip finished side facing the front of the car, and a Yellow Square screw clip into the yellow arrow. You need to know two things though, it's absolutely gutless although I hear the newer model is much better , and the rear seat doesn't fold down and there's no pass-through - so no skis! As is typical of coupes, this one's backseat is less accommodating for taller passengers. This can be purchased through a package, but seriously. Short trip equals 10 miles or less So don't take it garage saleing! It's just too compact when it comes to bringing family abroad.
Recently I have passed 50,000 miles. Of course, driving dynamics are different than a gas-only car. I would urge a prospective buyer to try it out for a month before committing. Another problem I noticed is the 3rd shift seems to have a problem, I hear some people got their car fixed for free but I am not sure if there is a real recall. I like the room it offers in the front seat, back seat is a different story.
Completely redesigned for 2006, the Honda Civic is in its eighth generation and its 33rd year. Honda Civic 2006-11 : is it reliable? The low, broad dash translates to great forward visibility, and the stubby rear overhang offsets the rising waistline and rear wing to make the view out the back nice too. The nav system gives fast and accurate route calculation and has a large database of businesses, facilitating weekend errand running. Gas mileage is great, so there's the trade off. Over the next five years I added 160k to it. First and foremost is the engine, a small-displacement gem that spins its way to 8,000rpm with a howl befitting the distant cousin of a Formula One contender.
And who uses coupes to seat four anyway? It's not too bad when you get used to it. Recall Date 2018-04-26 Description Honda American Honda Motor Co. I traded my old Accord in for this little car 230,000 miles logged and was pleasantly surprised by the Civic. I drove them all on one very busy day. Now the torque comes on sooner so quick launches don't require you to rev the engine to an rpm that hurts your teeth. The fast windshield and proportions do make for an instantly recognizable, even upmarket shape. They have a huge and very solid lumbar bulge that gives my back fits.
Slightly underpowered at only 140hp but it is a civic so no real complaints. Great trunk space and can put in three sets of golf clubs. The 2006 furthers this with a higher-quality, quieter interior. The short-throw shifter for the six-speed transmission is also aluminum, with a leather grip. The Bad The electronic throttle can be tough to modulate. I seriously have no complaints about this car whatsoever. It's quick, smooth, comfortable, loaded with safety features such as passive headrests and side curtain airbags.
The previous-generation Honda Civic Si was largely a disappointment to the Si faithful, without the zip and the agility that had defined the earlier versions. How better to boost its street cred from the start? Since actual clearance of this car is no more then 5 inches, I do not recommend this car in snow. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules, and used as original equipment or replacement equipment. The 2006's front strut and rear have been refined, and I thought they performed admirably. My knee hits the parking brake lever. Of course not — especially from a used car perspective, because these are the perfect people to buy cars from.