44MPG 2012 Honda Civic Hybrid At NY Auto Show Drive Review

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44-MPG 2012 Honda Hybrid At NY Auto Show: Review

The Honda Civic was only the third hybrid sold in the U.S. starting way in 2003, and it was the brand’s first hybrid.

It’s been a member of Honda’s Civic ever since, consistently the best gas mileage of any Civic

Now in its third generation, the 2012 Civic Hybrid is by far the most yet.

It’s the first-ever Honda to use a lighter, more powerful battery pack, which relatively little space the back of the trunk. The new pack far less than the older battery in all previous Civic but drivers would never the difference without being

The new Civic Hybrid’s EPA-rated economy is the best ever: 44 mpg 44 mpg highway, and hence 44 mpg combined.

new Civics, three for MPGs

Honda Civic Hybrid

one of a new lineup of five different Civic models, three of are focused on gas mileage or green


In addition to the Civic Hybrid, the high-mileage gasoline Civic HF (rated at 29 mpg city, 41 mpg highway and 33 mpg versus the standard model’s 28 39 highway, and 32 combined) and the Civic Gas, which will out later this year.

The Honda Civic Hybrid a 1.5-liter four-cylinder gasoline paired with the latest of Honda’s Integrated Motor (IMA) mild hybrid A new, larger 15-kilowatt electric motor provides to supplement that from the

The IMA system also switches the back on when the driver to move away from a

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Sporty handling retained

certain very, very circumstances, it may also propel the car on electric power at light on level roads at steady but we observed that only a of times—usually at speeds between 20 and 40

2012 Honda Civic

The Honda Civic has always known for its sporty handling, and still probably the most of all compact entries to drive—though entries are starting to catch up, and the Mazda Mazda3 model is far sportier and eager to be driven

The Civic Hybrid may be the least of the Civic line, but it’s more pleasant to toss corners and drive tightly say, the 2011 Toyota The roadholding is flat, giving the confidence that the car will go pointed.

Driving a pre-production 2012 Hybrid last month, we a few stumbles and rough spots seemed to call for some in the software that integrates the and friction braking systems.

We an occasionally irregular brake when switching from to braking and back rapidly, as happen in unpredictable traffic.

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