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I've been driving my 2016 EX sedan for a week now, and I thought I'd post my thoughts.

Ride: Smooth and responsive. Compared to my 2002 Tacoma, a hay cart pulled by a mule would probably be smoother, but in all truth I love the ride of this car. It's quiet and only gives me significant road noise when I'm driving over patches of highway that haven't been finished.

Roominess: Plenty, except for my right leg. The center console is beefier than I would think a car this size would require. My right knee rests right against the console. I'm getting used to it, and backing my seat up a bit so my legs are straighter has helped. Still, I'm glad I'm not any bigger than I am, because I suspect I'd be downright uncomfortable. This issue aside, the Civic feels a lot bigger than I expected it to. The back seats seem okay, although I haven't had any passengers back there yet. The trunk is big enough for most of our everyday needs. Any larger loads can go in the back of my truck.

Mileage: So far, I'm averaging somewhere around 38.5 mpg. This is 3.5 higher than the combined mileage listed on the EPA sheet, and I'm quite pleased. I'm driving very conservatively - well, as much as I can when having to deal with traffic on Atlanta interstates. I can't wait to see what my long-term savings are.

Connectivity: I tried Apple Car Play and immediately disliked it. I noticed and commented on a thread on this topic, in which someone stated that there's a software issue. If it's resolved, great. If not, I'm fine with the onboard Honda Link menu. It's easy to understand, and it plays what I want it to play, at least mostly. I have noticed that once in a while it will open my music instead of my Audible app, which is odd, since I really don't listen to iTunes on my phone. Still, it hasn't been a significant annoyance.

Looks: I still find this an eye-catching car. I've noticed a few other 10th Gen Civics on the road, but not as many as I expected. What I have noticed is tons of Modern Steel grey cars. No biggie; I didn't really want a car that stands out like the red.

Overall, I'm still happy I made the choice I did, and I look forward to owning this car for many years.
 

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glad you like it and hope you continue to like it better and better
 

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Gotta hate those unfinished patches on the highway that's riddled with bumps. how was the handling on those stretches? Any veering?
 

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HAd mine a week now. My seat has a very annoying creak sound in it any time I accelerate or brake, and its to the point it drives me insane. I also get and error on Apple Play when plugging my 6s+ in occasionally. I just replug it, and itll work... Also my dealership left a sticky residue from tape around the gas tank. Taking it in for cleaning and hope they can fix this creak sound.
 

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HAd mine a week now. My seat has a very annoying creak sound in it any time I accelerate or brake, and its to the point it drives me insane. I also get and error on Apple Play when plugging my 6s+ in occasionally. I just replug it, and itll work... Also my dealership left a sticky residue from tape around the gas tank. Taking it in for cleaning and hope they can fix this creak sound.
Where does the creaking sound like it's coming from? Hopefully it's just a matter of fixing something that's loose and nothing more since that can take a while to fix being this early in the process.
 

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Where does the creaking sound like it's coming from? Hopefully it's just a matter of fixing something that's loose and nothing more since that can take a while to fix being this early in the process.
Sound like the joints where the seat back meets the seat bottom. Im hoping a little wd40 or tightening of the bolts may do it. If not, its going to be an annoying few years of ownership
 
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