2016 Honda Civic
Nov 30, 2015


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Until recently, cars that were charter members of the compact class compromised style, space, amenities and performance for a low price and good fuel economy. Today, the 10th-generation Honda Civic sedan delivers the whole enchilada seemingly without compromise or beating too hard on the list price. For a so-called compact, the 2016 Civic’s exterior dimensions aren’t that dissimilar to a 10-year-old mid-size Honda Accord, especially between the front and rear wheels. Although the 2006 Accord held about a 1.5-inch edge, it’s a dead heat in terms of passenger volume and the new Civic actually has greater trunk volume.

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