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2008 Honda Civic SiReview
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The Car Is Great For Its Class — Overall i wish the car was a bit more spacious but it is a small class sedan and fits me well. The performance on it is excellent for a naturally aspirated 2.0L VTEC engine. I have owned previous model Sis and this is the most fun because of the VTEC engagement, even for a four door it moves. The brakes on the car work exceptionally well i was able to get 60,000 miles out of the factory pads. I haven't had any major maintenance issues with the car. I did have a small rattle that came from the ECM cover in the engine compartment but putting some insulation tap inside of it stopped the movement.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Agile, quick little car, and it is modestly roomy for a civic.  I am six foot three and I fit well and there is still space for passengers.

Cons: Not as spacious as it could be, some of the interior pieces could be of better quality.  The steering wheel honda emblem looses the chrome finish easily, the shift boot with start to peel and the paint on the shifter trim scratches really easily. The emergency brake handles paint rubs of easily, It wore off in the first 100 miles.

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2008 Honda CivicReview
Jawad writes:
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Great Car To Own — My car is a Honda Civic 2.2 CTDI Diesel hatchback 5 door. A model you find in Europe and UK, not sure if it is available in the US and Asia/ME/Australia market. Its a car that is very stylish, has quiet a lot of power/tork, very good handling, can have fun with it but not exactly a VW GTI or BMW. A lot of boot space and leg room for the back passengers. Its a very fuel efficient car, especially on the motorway. For city driving the consumption is a tiny bit to the upper side. For city driving you may want to go for a smaller engine, hybrid or smaller car. It looks best in black, beige and dark silver

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: Style, Consumption and Performance

Cons: Rear view is difficult in this car.

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2008 Honda Civic DXReview
Robert writes:
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Fun To Drive, Love It — Performance - it does have pep and is fairly quick (Y) (Y) handling couuld be stiffer Build - this thing has needed one thing after the other from recalls, axles, 2nd gear went twice, pretty much a new tranny and clutch. New tires all around and new brakes all around. Now it is mechanically sound :) (Y) Appearance - interior is very good looking with all the digital guages, illumination is good, it does have a spaceship look and feel but I like it. I also have jdm yellow for running lights and headlights absolutely looove em !! It does okay with gas mileage could be better though. All in all its a fun car to drive and does look fairly good...when its clean

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Like the colour, its standard and simple

Cons: hate that it doesnt have a K20

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2008 Honda Civic SiReview
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Buy It If You Cannot Lay Your Hands On A Gti — Has good high end power, lacks low end torque Had a bad day at work? take the car out and let the engine hum around 5000-7000 rpm and the car comes alive and so do you Typical Honda build quality. Fun Factor - Great in the higher rev band could do with some better low end gearing

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: The feel of the car on the road

Cons: Driving on a mountainous road

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2008 Honda CivicReview
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Quick, Fun And Not Too Expensive — i am finding it to be an amazing car. the performance is very good for a non turbo'ed car. brakes are really good and handling is good due to vsa. only downside i have so far is the mpg but this should be expected in a 200bhp car.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: Get one. you will not regret it

Cons: Back brakes leave wheels very dirty after not very long

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2008 Honda Civic SiReview
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Damn Good Car All Around — at a 75 mph roll can pull on a gt, good stiff suspention fastest corner turned was at 82 mph, due to the rotors has a slit chirpping sound during driving and braking, nice sporty appearance, mine has the mugan spoiler with a blackout grill and wheels now, i run mobile one full synthetic with k&n oil filter, over all a fun car to drive both to just cruise or on a nice mountain pass road

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: that you dont see a lot of them on the road

Cons: people like to hit it and drive off

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2008 Honda CivicReview
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Awesome — EXCELLENT CAR, WORTH HAVING IT, affordable, great looks, very comfortable, safe car, good mileage, extra luggage space, great interior, extra speed, nice inside leg space, enough rear space, air bags, safe, sound system is excellent, latest applications , gadgets, etc etc

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: speed, road grip, comfort, ac, etc

Cons: rear suspension

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2008 Honda Civic EX-LReview
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I'd Buy It !! — power... its ok fast to some .others not really. handlings good not the best needs to be lowered looks well u tell me cost kinda much lol fun to drive and let people drive that dont really get it yea its 5 speed...

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: ita a honda duuh

Cons: windows need tint

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2008 Honda Civic EX-LReview
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Our Great Honda — We love this car. It has no problems whatsoever.The tires are brand new and the breaks are new as well. It gets really great gas mileage too. It drives and rides really well. It has never been misused or driven hard.

Pros: This is a really well kept car.

Cons: Nothing

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2008 Honda Civic LXReview
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It's Def A Great Vehicle For The Money — Performance- nothing special but good for what you pay for Build quality is pretty sturdy for entry level vehicle. Appearance is futuristic but, not so loud. Cost of ownership is the best feature about this vehicle. It's fair and they dont overcharge. I love driving my car. Its fun, safe, and easy to drive and did I mention its great on gas. Go for it.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Reliable and affordable.

Cons: If you like a vehicle w/pep. Dont buy this veh. Its not slow but its not a camaro.

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2021 Honda Civic Reviews

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My Honda Civic Sport is stylish and economical. Great car !! Read More

2020 Honda Civic Reviews

Review By dkrenfer

The car was a super great deal and that was why it sold before I could make up my mind. It was one of those “to good to be true “ deals. That is why I hesitated. Read More

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2019 Honda Civic Reviews

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Good review and a good value of the car ! Read More

Review By Guru9C54HF

Nice looks, great interior, fair mileage, amazing sound system, roomy backseats. What’s not to love! Read More

2018 Honda Civic Reviews

Review By Damon

I got a new car this past Wednesday. Civics are outstanding vehicles and are real great on gas mileage, especially the EX and EX-T models Read More

Review By Jessica

I love my car. Seats a little low but ok Read More

2017 Honda Civic Reviews

Review By Kristie

It is missing cup holder in the doors.... thats a nice feature that dont take up room cuz the door storage is already there. Also missing your pressure monitor so you can monitor air pressure from b... Read More

Review By Kimberly

No seat lumbar. It hurts your back to go anywhere. Around town , its awesome but on a 3 hr trip, it will kill your back. Read More

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