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I have an 8th gen SI sedan. (2007 with 160k miles) To me it is a near perfect car but it is getting a bit old and I don't want to drive it forever.

Has anyone upgraded from the 8th to the 10th gen?
One of the biggest things I love about my 8th is the storage space for things on the inside all the bins and places to put things, etc. I feel the 10th is lacking on this.

What did you miss/gain from your switch if you upgraded?

I would be getting either a '17 EX-T manual or '17 hatchback Sport manual. So power/performance wise I think I will be happy. It is more of the everyday items I am wondering I am going to miss. Ergonomics, comfort etc.
 

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In terms of ergonomics and comfort, the 10th has way better seats, and as long as you aren't a volume knob purist, you'll find the ergonomics on point for a typical honda product.

As for storage bits, the 10th has quite a few, the super deep and configurable armrest compartment is really cool, and super versatile, way more so than the 8th gen arm rest compartment. The 10th also has the storage space under the center console that the 8th didn't have. So again, in terms of everyday livability i think it's a pretty significant upgrade over the 8th gen. And the 10th still has the storage cubby behind the shifter under the HVAC controls like the 8th had, so you really only have space to gain, not lose.

Couple that with the fact that the interior is quite a bit more spacious and performance is worlds better than the 8th gen (especially if you get the turbo) it's not even a contest of which car is better and more livable on a day to day basis.
 

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My only complaints so far is only having 1 12V DC outlet so I have to have a splitter to run my Dash cam and radar detector. Also its buried on the right/passenger side of the console down by the front of the car, my radar detector had a silence button on it at the plug for convenience and now that isn't convenient. Other than that, I love it. I love the torque, I love the turbo, I love the gas mileage. I love the little cubby area under the dash and it even has cord holder for anything that may plug in down there and then come up to the center console.

I have the CVT but the shifter sits in a perfect spot. I imagine having the manual shifter there will be perfect as well. Reminds me of my 93 Prelude where it is located. Just sits in a naturally comfortable shifting position. From the drivers seat, the car feels like it sits lower than the 8th gen as well.

With all the radio and carplay buttons on the steering well, ergonomically its well designed. The touchscreen is a little glitchy but it works well enough and the climate control button is easy to reach. After a week, I pretty much have all of the functions down that you need on a daily drive. Siri with carplay is awesome, I can pretty tell her to call/text and never take my hands off the wheel
 
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