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I wish there were a hatchback "SI."
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So, one must decide on Sedan vs. Coupe.

OTHER THAN (the obvious) number of doors, how do YOU approach this decision. OK, if you have wife and 2 kids, this is easy. But what if you don't. WHAT OTHER FACTORS, etc. etc.

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if you would like a hatch , its pretty easy... 4 doors
2 doors if your a single person who not in a hurry to have kids....
 

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fwiw, i just moved my daughter to California for 3 months. we loaded up her 8th gen EX COUPE...drove 2340 miles, thru all weather, including snow. anyways, she has decided she will never have 2 doors again! it's been a great car for her college years...but, getting to the back seat is a horrendous chore. the coupe has way better handling than the sedan...but, it's not worth giving up the added daily convenience of the additional doors.

btw, i have a EX Sedan...and will continue to have a minimum of 4 doors.
 

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4 door is convenient and more likely a less hassle lol. But 2 door is just for you and a passenger. Other than that They're both nice cars lol. Currently talking numbers for a 2 door Si this week.
 

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how well the rear lights integrate to the trunk or hatchback lift gate

I wish there were a hatchback "SI."
But no...

So, one must decide on Sedan vs. Coupe.

OTHER THAN (the obvious) number of doors, how do YOU approach this decision. OK, if you have wife and 2 kids, this is easy. But what if you don't. WHAT OTHER FACTORS, etc. etc.

Thanks!
Dude, the utility of having a hatch with better rear taillights is invaluable. What good is a back seat if when you aren't using them (which is most of the time), you cant fold the **** out of them and have an opening like that with some size and with better ingress, at all times! Even if you arent hauling a thing, if you get tired, bust out a sleeping bag and have at it. I might get work as a field tech so having a hatch is good for hauling stuff like computer equipment.
 

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I have two kids and a wife, just picked up the 2 door three days ago. I like the looks way better, visibility is better than the 4 door. I figure I only need to have my kids in the backseat once in a blue moon, otherwise they will always ride in the Honda Pilot.
 

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Automatically no kids = coupe. OK maybe there are are other reasons: Price, Insurance cost, Resale.
 

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I used to have an 8th gen si coupe and at the time it was perfect since I just graduated highschool and didnt need the extra room. Fast forward to 2014 and I needed more room for people/gear for work which is when I moved on to a Nissan maxima. Just picked up my 10th gen si sedan last week and it has the perfect amount of space I actually was able to get like 8 bags of top soil in the trunk with some other stuff yesterday. I would recommend planning a head if you foresee yourself needing that extra space in the next couple of years its not feasible to go coupe because then your gunna have to get a new car. If you can afford getting a new car when needed and you really like the coupe styling then go for it! Hope this helped a bit, best of luck!
 

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I am a single guy. I currently drive a 9th gen Si sedan. I chose the sedan due to practicality. Plus wasn't a fan of the coupe they had in stock. When it comes to the 10th gen, the Si looks better in coupe form than in sedan, but idk if I'll be willing to give up the practicality for it. Would love an Si hatchback. I'll most likely get a sedan though, unless I find a Type R close to MSRP towards the end of the year.
 

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Wife and 2 kids here, so I guess I can't be of much help...
I think I probably would have picked the sedan anyway, mostly because I think I'm a little too old for the wing on the coupe.
 

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I currently drive a 9th gen Si sedan - never had a sedan until this one. Only reason I got it was my better half's parents are mid 80's, and I figured when we'd visit...it would be easier for them to get in/out of, should we go to dinner, etc... When it came time for her to get a new car...she got a '16 EX-L coupe...so...i'm done with sedans. I'll have a 10th gen Si shortly - Coupe. I hate the way the back ends of the current sedans look (no disrespect to current owners)...the coupe looks so much more awesome to me.
 

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I went 2 door coupe because I like the more sportier look of a two door and I don't plan to use the back seats often (I'll use them for beach or amusement park trips with a few friends here and there but I'll be mainly using the car to commute and grocery shop by myself). If I where in a position where I would be constantly using the back seats I would just get the 4 door Sedan.
 

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To me, it would be between the hatch and coupe and not the sedan and coupe. The Hatch is big enough in the back seat for kids and has very good handling. Plus the 5th door which can be used for little kids to get in and out of and hop directly into the backseat even!
 

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Went from a '00 Civic Ex coupe to a '17 Si Sedan. It' really nice to have two extra door. Yes, I am a family man.
 

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Another perspective. I had a 2017 ST Hatch. Had to lower one side of the rear seat in the hatch to get my golf clubs to fit. Traded for a Si sedan this past week and golf clubs fit in the trunk easily without lowering the rear seat.
 

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Love my Sedan Si....plus it was the only way to convince my wife the car would work for us. 2 kids too! hahahah
 

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More practical. You can Uber/Lyft. Cheaper insurance. I mean heck, if it's usually just you, just find a cool roadster in that price range... FRS?
 
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