The lip spoiler on the back adds a nice touch, improving an otherwise boring rear end. The Civic Si Sedan has a limited slip differential as standard equipment, but we didn't find its cornering as strong as that of the similarly equipped. When the transmission finally quit, it gave me some trouble for a couple of days and then it just failed. This is a fun, economical car to own and drive. During sport driving, when you have the rpms above 6,000, it's not going to get nearly as good mileage, but that probably won't be the bulk of your driving. Yes Review Date: 22nd May, 2008 Civics have always been a great car choice for Canadians and the current model is no exception.
Primary Use: Commuting to work One Of The Best Coupes Of All Time. The last Civic sedan we tested with a gasoline-burning 1. This new Civic coupe purchased for my birthday in October 2006 was the cure. Examples of non-covered items are brake pads, wiper blades and filters. The parking brake lever constantly digs into my thigh. I will say I gave it almost all a solid 5 but one drawback.
The Civic Coupe is up there with the best in terms of all season handling, reliability, fuel efficiency and sheer pleasure of driving. You will get good throttle response at lower rpms as long as you are on flat ground, but letting the tachometer needle run past 6,000 puts this car in real performance mode. Some chalking covered by warranty but not all. The Honda dealership notified me and repainted the hood, roof and trunk. The vehicle also features a standard electronic stability system, airbags and traction control. I didn't believe it, so I went to get more gas, and I was able to get just over 10 gallons in it.
The Only Natural-Gas-Powered Vehicle Available to New-Car Buyers in the U. The Good The 2007 Honda Civic Si Sedan has a well-integrated navigation and voice command system. But unlike the navigation system in the , you can't enter a string of waypoints and have the car optimize the route. However, the compressor either rarely comes on or stops working fairly quickly after it has come on. A recall was issued but work use and lack of rental coverage with the recall prevented us from being able to take advantage of a replacement paint job. Honda said it was because I failed to align properly, drove badly or selected bad tires. It comes with either Bridgestone or Goodyear tires both models of these tires are a safety problem in rain or snow.
It chewed through a pair of tires in a period of a week. Tempering the fun somewhat, although not to any significant degree, is the fact the sedan weighs about 80 pounds more than the coupe, which in itself reflects no small achievement in metallurgy, and rides on a wheelbase that's two inches longer. The Si models get sport front seats with more aggressive bolsters both bottom and side for improved support. Not explained engine had 2 parts. This car will not let you down, plus it has won all kind of safety awards rated 1 and now I see why. The car slips when it is raining, I replaced the tires before the Chicago winter hit and it is much better.
Then they simply cannot be folded up completely and hang down partially sometimes obstructing your view or drop down suddenly. It seems that only the dealer can figure it out. For a car that fits 5 adults well and has great rear legroom, it handles like it's on rails. Honda knows this and attacked the problem head-on with a larger front stabilizer bar to accommodate the extra length and different damper tuning that is a must for the somewhat-gentle sedan ride I felt. I got the black which is sleek and an eyecatcher.
Then it was the trunk, the side panels etc. However, the hood, fender, trunk, and doors have experienced the same problem. Honda refused to assist in the cost of repairs which exceeds the value of the car. Paid for many alignments to no avail. I will say I gave it almost all a solid 5 but one drawback.
The other car I was looking at was the Toyota Matrix, but the base car 4-cylinder that got good gas mileage didn't have electric windows. Cons: How would you improve your 2007 Honda Civic Si Sedan? There are also logically placed storage bins, auxiliary input and power sockets for portable devices, and a decent-sized backseat for the segment. The window pillars on both front doors are rusted through. . I have looked online and found that other people have had the same problem.
Drive it absent-mindedly and it reacts like any compact sedan should — responsive and quiet with. Interior and Space: The interior is where the new styling takes full advantage. My windshield wipers have lately not been functioning properly; they don't turn off correctly problem still unresolved. Please, give us a real speedo, and place it next to the tach, not above it and a foot further away. The interior is design fine and comfortable enough, although admittedly it's not the most luxurious interior around. A slight growl can be heard only when you want it to, usually during acceleration and downshifting.