What's the used Honda Civic like?
If someone were to finally invent a perpetual motion machine, it would probably look a lot like the Honda Civic. These cars have a hard-earned and well deserved reputation for reliability and toughness.
These three- and five-door hatchback are the most widely available model from this generation of Civic in the UK (there's also a coupe and an estate, but they're rare). The interiors are spacious and very well put together, though some of the plastics and trim finishes look plain compared to some rivals'.
The boot is a good size and all Civics came with decent levels of equipment - even the most basic models had air-con from early 1999.
The 1.4-, 1.5- and 1.6-litre petrol engines all do sterling service, but it's the more potent 1.6- and 1.8 VTi models that will set your pulse racing. They may not look like hot hatches, but they have more power and performance, along with even better handling, than the standard models.