2018 Honda Civic In-Depth Review: A Wholly Civilized Compact Car

Does the new Honda Civic do enough to appease its happy customers? Well take a look at it’s newest model. The Sport model has a standard 180-hp turbo inline-four that’s slightly more powerful than the same engine in other Civic trims. It pairs with a standard six-speed manual transmission that saves $800 versus the optional CVT.

Key Takeaways:

  • Everything a compact car should be, with only a few caveats.
  • Fun to drive, strong turbocharged engine, comfortable ride.
  • The Civic isn’t perfect, but it’s great where it counts.

“The iconic Honda Civic epitomizes compact-car excellence with its mix of practicality and a fun-to-drive personality.”