The 2016 Civic Makes Consumer Reports go MMMMM
Regardless of your feelings toward Consumer Reports they are still one of the most trusted sources of information for the average buyer, a good review and a good ranking are prerequisite to successful sales.
They got their hands on a 2016 Civic Touring and considering in 2012 CR pulled their recommended buy label from the Civic a good first impression is imperative.
A good first impression Civic made indeed. Tom Mutchler saying Acura's "wished they looked this good", calls it premium, upscale, praising the wider track and bigger wheels.
Interior wise, he compliments the 10th Gen's visibility and technology, his main gripe being a lack of blind spot monitoring. His only negative being that headroom is a bit tight, although 6'2 will fit back there fine enough.
Mutchler didn't give a recommendation as of yet, waiting for the embargo to lift before publishing drive feedback and Honda's own fuel economy numbers. Pricing is expected to be competitive.