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What you think of the 2016 Honda Civic's new design and features? and Would you consider the new 2016 Honda Civic as your next vehicle to purchase or lease, why or why not?
 

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Absolutely awesome! Having owned three Civics in the past, and sold luxury brands recently, I am amazed by the dramatic improvement in this 10th Generation.

The exterior design is sporty and clean. The interior feels absolutely premium, especially with leather. Love the new gauge clusters, thicker steering wheel, infotainment screen and all the extra legroom. And how about that dramatic increase in interior noise levels?

It's, without a doubt, the biggest generation to generation redesign the Civic has ever had!

Picking a trim is tough. I love Honda manuals, and the LX with the 2.0L engine still drives very nice. But the techie in me wants Apple CarPlay, so I believe that I may end up with the EX trim.

That being said, if I am in no rush, I would wait until the new Si comes out late next year.

Im sure regardless of the trim I left the store with, however, that I would be very happy.

I would Lease, giving myself the option to buy at the end.
 

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I would purchase. The only time I would consider leasing is if work paid the tab or I was leasing a higher end car like BMW, Audi, Benz etc.. that are not very reliable and repairs are done under the terms of the lease. A 2 or 3 year old car would be better as a purchase instead of leasing for me.
 

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Not only would I purchase, I did. Our previous car was an 8th gen Civic. My wife has been complaining that it's not fast enough to merge sometimes. The 9th Civic was not a consideration, instead we were looking at Mazdas. Then came news of the 10th gen Civic so we waited until some nearby dealers got it so we could do a test drive. She was sold. It's not only much faster, but it rides smooth and it satisfies my the techie in me. The turbo mated with the CVT is powerful but smooth. The handling is much more firm, yet the ride is refined and smooth. Our touring has features that I would not have expected in a compact sedan, such as remote start, heated rear seats, and power passenger seat. The interior feels like a much more expensive car. And last but certainly not least, the exterior is much improved and sportier looking. The only things I wish it had are rear cross traffic alert and memory seats for the driver. Here is a picture of our new *** Touring with the 8th gen behind

 

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The new design is surprising, and in the best way possible to me anyway. I am impressed with the feature content for the price, really Honda has done such a major leap in design and features they jumped to the head of my personal car list. I have never owned a Civic before thought I came very, very close to getting a 9th gen Si but when the day of purchase showed up they did not have the car so I went elsewhere.

At this time I plan I leasing an Si when they come out, so yes, I will consider making one my next vehicle. Though the pricing is currently unknown the rest of the lineup looks so good in content and pricing that I think the Si will be my perfect vehicle.
 

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I'm not too big of a fan of the look of the sedan, but I'm a bit excited about the coupe. If and whenever I decide to upgrade from my 2012 LX, I might end up switching to a 10th gen Si coupe (or a Type R:D)
 

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I'm liking what I've seen and read so far. I'm very interested in a 10th Si or Type R. It all depends on the details, which I hope are released sooner than later!
 

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I'm more excited about the coupe and to see it in person. The roof line looks interesting as does the rear end of it and it's going to be at a good price too.
Really want the Touring versions of the civic coupe or the Type R but the problem with the type R is the wait time. The Type R is supposed to come after Coupe release in March.
 

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I'm more excited about the coupe and to see it in person. The roof line looks interesting as does the rear end of it and it's going to be at a good price too.
Really want the Touring versions of the civic coupe or the Type R but the problem with the type R is the wait time. The Type R is supposed to come after Coupe release in March.
That along with its Si version and the sort of aero package they plan on adding to it, I just hope the factory aero kit looks clean.
 

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i would definitely purchase one, but gonna wait for the Si. All the tech features are awesome. Just got done taking the new model test at work today and the civic has come a long way. Lots of new firsts...
 

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I can't wait for the Type R, this new civic is so mature it would be perfect with max power and handling.

I hope it's a hatch, I could daily drive that. I guess I'm just glad we are getting a Type R at all.
 

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Hi All!
I love the new design of the new 2016 Civic. Wish Honda kept the Digital Speedometer like I had in my 2008 Civic Si 4-door.
I would consider the 2016 Civic Type-R as my next new car purchase because I've always been a fan of the Type-R.
 

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Well, I was blown away by the design of the new Civic. I am, however, a hatch kind of guy. If the HB version looks like this, iow, if it’s a LIFTBACK, then it will probably move to the head of my Next Car List, ahead of the somewhat dowdy Impreza. Here’s hoping. Still, no-one buys Subarus because of how they look.

One of my favourite things about the Impreza is its fantastic visibility. Subarus in general have this attribute, at the expense of looks. Some think the cost of this is bit high, LOL.

But speaking of visibility, the mirrors of the new Civic must be mentioned. I love that shape, which should make manoeuvering in the city easy. A nice big field of vision. One of the things I hated about the new Corolla redesign was the narrowed mirrors. Come to think of it, the small oddly shaped mirrors was one of the things I disliked about the first generation Fit, and Honda improved them for the second generation. And then for the third generation... ...never mind!

Anyway it’s a bit weird, but the mirror shape is MY favourite thing about the new Civic. OK, I’m a bit of a light geek, so the LED headlights are pretty awesome. Those are my favourite feature on the new Corolla as well, and the Civic’s are even better. Hoping that they will be standard on the hatch, or at least become standard when the mid-cycle refresh occurs.

Still, not enough attention is given to the (lack of) visibility of modern cars, and this new Civic seems to be making progress, which is against the current of recent automotive design. Thank you, Honda.

Will I get the 2016 Civic? Well, no. Because I am a hatch kind of guy! The Civic HB will be a 2017 model, I am guessing, and THAT ONE will be on the list.
 

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I bought a new Mazda a couple years ago, but totally plan on trading it for a new Civic. Really like the performance and styling and features! 42 MPG highway is phenomenal and I like the handling and performance of the newest model over the Mazda. Sporty ride with little body roll. Should take the mountain curves much better on my commute to/from work.
 

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I'm holding out for the Si Sedan. But I will keep an eye on the CTR if pricing is attractive enough. After driving the MS3 for 150K it's time for a bit more refinement without killing fun factor. And I like what they've done with the 10th Gen. Lots of rear room for the kids and a good array of tech. Cabin layout seems intuitive and well appointed. Exterior styling is far better than the previous generation. Much of that I feel is due to the lower and wider chassis. I think Honda could have executed better on the audio unit (seems to have its share of bugs). But overall this generation is huge step forward.

If Honda can wrangle 230-250 HP out of the next Gen Si, and retain its responsive nature, I'm in.
 

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the new 2016 looks good and has nice features, I just hope they bring the Type R Civic over here.
I would consider it if they bring the Type R over
It's all but confirmed, with the information out on what's likely, getting a Type R is highly likely :)

How much would you expect to pay for it and if we end up not getting a Type R, what would you get instead (Focus RS?)
 

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They are absolutely stunning cars and a hoot to drive. I can drive it for 8 or 9 hours or more and not be tired. Best investment I ever made.
 

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Just purchased a Touring. I REALLY like the look, the quietness, the Turbo, the gas mileage and the drive. They will figure out the "Head unit Infotainment volume" issue, I am confident. So, all-in-all I am so glad I purchased it. Wish it had the Homelink Garage door though. (where should I put the garage door opener?)
I'd like to hear what others feel about the CIVIC....For me, I actually like it more than the Accord. I like this Forum too.


PS: What is a Type R?
 
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