Monday, January 9, 2012

2012 Honda Civic Si

The 2012 Honda Civic was included in the list of recommended cars by Consumer Report because of the good powertrain . Another thing that made it belong to the recommended list is its elegance which makes it a decent car to drive.

The 2012 Honda Civic has undergone n intensive automotive process and press release pointed out its flaws and drawbacks like vague steering, cheap plastics, a jittery ride and lot of noise.  According to Consumer Reports press release, the Honda Civic Si has better performance than other Civics. The new features include a 201-horsepower, 2.4-liter i-VTEC engine, matched with a close-ratio 6-speed manual transmission.  In addition, Consumer Report as able to notice that although this model has great powertrain, it still lacks a better car wrapped around it.

The vague steering is very important since the 2012 Honda Civic has motion-adaptive electric power steering which is used to lower the car weight that makes it fuel efficient. However, if not done right, it can cause problems every time the owner drives the car.
The good news about this model is the 201-hp, 2.4L four-cylinder engine which delivers an amazing acceleration at high revs.  Compared to its predecessor, the new larger engine in this model has more torque which makes daily driving a lot easier. This is one of those features that placed this model in magazine’s recommended list.

2012 Honda Civic - honda civic gas cap.


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