Honda Civic 1.0 VTEC Turbo 126 SR 5dr Review

Category: Family car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
manual
Doors:
5 doors
Available colours:
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RRP £22,115What Car? Target Price£19,897
Review

The Honda Civic is good to drive, has a big boot and comes with lots of standard kit. It still can’t match the Volkswagen Golf in terms of performance, handling or refinement, but the Civic offers a generously sized boot, good selection of technology and competitive servicing packages. It’s a shame the infotainment system is so poor, though.

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Trim: SR

SR trim is our pick. Over SE trim, this adds a leather-trimmed steering wheel and gear knob, automatic wipers, driver seat lumbar adjustment, power mirrors and a reversing camera for not a lot more money.,

Engine: 1.0 VTEC Turbo 126

The 124bhp 1.0-litre petrol engine is all you really need in a Civic: it delivers perfectly adequate acceleration from low revs and will complete the 0-60mph dash in a reasonable 10.7sec.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH10.9 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxMANUAL
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

46.3

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

550

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

137

g/km

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