10th Honda Civic Forum banner
1 - 20 of 37 Posts

·
Registered
Joined
·
382 Posts
i want a hatchback or wagon style. as i've grown older, the usefulness of those are far superior to sedan's and coupes.

toyota had a pretty good run with the matrix. everyone knows about the subie's hatchback/wagon models. hyundai is in the mix now with the elantra hatch.

i like the european tourer model - alot. and if they paint in the orange fire pearl...i'll be one of the first ones in line to get
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
991 Posts
Discussion Starter · #6 ·
I also like the Tourer. not quite a sedan, not quite a wagon. I think that it strikes a great balance.They have managed to keep the styling at a good level while also making it more practical than before.

What is really the difference between a tourer and a wagon though? Seems like semantics to me.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
991 Posts
Discussion Starter · #13 ·
It would seem like overkill to do a hybrid and a natural gas and an ev. They would all be hunting for the same customers really so I don't think it would make much financial sense for them.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
991 Posts
Discussion Starter · #16 ·
I'm sure that Honda will build some interesting variants of the Civic, I just don't think they are going to build all of the above. It seems to me that wouldn't make financial sense. Some of the models would appeal to the same people so they may as well just make fewer models if they are still capable of catching the same customers that they would have with more variants.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
1,455 Posts
I would assume that they do a wagon, and I also assume that that wagon probably doesn't end up being released in NA.
Correct.

I will be surprised if they do it, but like you and others here I just don't see it happening at all. In Honda's defense it could take away from sales of their HRV.
If it wasn't for the HRV, there would be space for a Wagon.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
991 Posts
Discussion Starter · #20 ·
But isn't the HRV more of a crossover than a wagon? At this point I'm not even sure if that is much of a real difference but they at least look slightly different in terms of the type of vehicle they are, even if they are equally capable.
 
1 - 20 of 37 Posts
This is an older thread, you may not receive a response, and could be reviving an old thread. Please consider creating a new thread.
Top