Frieend bought an imp. 5dr. hatch. Same 174"long and about 20 lb/hp as the 03 civic, with engine light on, small crack on exhaust manifold, 200,000m engine (that did not burn oil), inspection is due. Fwiw I think the c turbo is close to 18#/ hp.
Some things,,, looked like a hatch compared to Civic,, the headrests are removable from all seats, this tiny feature increases function and versatilty.,,instant access knobs are used to select climate & music. Heated seats were the big draw. Rochester ny is in and out of the snow belt, not huge but it can come in a hurry from certain lake effects. Ivory int. is not offered on the civic htd. st. turbo, just black.
20,914 final price w (750 for the trade) (that car may have landed on the lawn with a $5oo sign on it.)
Came with body colored splash guards, weather mats, hatch mat, net, & etc,etc, useful accessories.
Even with fantastic awd it is probably a couple G cheaper than Civic turbo.
Tax not included but it is 8% Thank you all for your well considered replies .
This is the 4th year for this imp. version and all the bugs are out, no cvt surging. HU failing.