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    First Honda!

    Hi peeps, long time since a check in but I got some news. Lancer had some issues and did not want to get stuck and I got a new car. Its a 2020 Civic LX 6spd. I am impressed being my first Honda. Car feels huge vs the Mirage and even my Lancer, but drives like a premium car, even more so than other lux cars I drove.

    MPG is great but its begs to be pushed from the revving engine

    http://www.fuelly.com/driver/remusrm


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    2018 Mirage G4 1.2 ES CVT (Wife's current car)
    2017 Mirage G4 1.2 ES CVT Smartphone Link Display Audio (SDA) System(Crashed)
    2014 Mirage DE 1.2 Manual and BT (Sold)
    2015 Lancer SE 2.4 AWC (daily driver)
    2000 Mirage DE 1.8 Auto (Sold)

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2017 Mirage G4 ES CVT 1.2 automatic: 42.0 mpg (US) ... 17.9 km/L ... 5.6 L/100 km ... 50.4 mpg (Imp)


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    Congratulations on the new ride!

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2015 Mirage ES 1.2 automatic: 40.4 mpg (US) ... 17.2 km/L ... 5.8 L/100 km ... 48.5 mpg (Imp)


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    What happened to the Lancer?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dirk Diggler View Post
    What happened to the Lancer?
    Battery died, then died a second time two days later. Some said its the alternator some said its the battery when had it tested and the dealer said its nothing. Also when I slowed down the transmission made a whine. I still have it but will sell it!

    I do not want to put money into something that will break and parts mostly being available at the dealer will cost too much with only 12 month guarantee!
    2018 Mirage G4 1.2 ES CVT (Wife's current car)
    2017 Mirage G4 1.2 ES CVT Smartphone Link Display Audio (SDA) System(Crashed)
    2014 Mirage DE 1.2 Manual and BT (Sold)
    2015 Lancer SE 2.4 AWC (daily driver)
    2000 Mirage DE 1.8 Auto (Sold)

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2017 Mirage G4 ES CVT 1.2 automatic: 42.0 mpg (US) ... 17.9 km/L ... 5.6 L/100 km ... 50.4 mpg (Imp)


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    Is that one Direct Injection? No doubt it must be a fantastic car. But I am too cheap to spend that kind of money and I would be in great fear of parking lot scratches and dings.

    Vehicle Highlights
    Fuel Economy: 25 mpg City, 36 mpg Hwy
    Engine: 2.0 L Regular Unleaded I-4, 158 HP
    Transmission: Manual
    Drive Train: Front Wheel Drive
    Passengers: 5
    Doors: 4
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    Warranty
    Basic Warranty: 3 Years / 36,000 Miles
    Drivetrain Warranty: 5 Years / 60,000 Miles
    Roadside Assistance: 3 Years / 36,000 Miles

    $19,500
    2015 Mirage DE 5 speed Manual (no bluetooth) nickname: "Agile Grey Rat"

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2015 Mirage DE 1.2 manual: 44.9 mpg (US) ... 19.1 km/L ... 5.2 L/100 km ... 53.9 mpg (Imp)


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    Quote Originally Posted by fc321 View Post
    Is that one Direct Injection? No doubt it must be a fantastic car. But I am too cheap to spend that kind of money and I would be in great fear of parking lot scratches and dings.

    Vehicle Highlights
    Fuel Economy: 25 mpg City, 36 mpg Hwy
    Engine: 2.0 L Regular Unleaded I-4, 158 HP
    Transmission: Manual
    Drive Train: Front Wheel Drive
    Passengers: 5
    Doors: 4
    View More Features and Specifications

    Warranty
    Basic Warranty: 3 Years / 36,000 Miles
    Drivetrain Warranty: 5 Years / 60,000 Miles
    Roadside Assistance: 3 Years / 36,000 Miles

    $19,500
    No GDI. That's why I wanted it and also no turbo. Those are u reliable!!!
    2018 Mirage G4 1.2 ES CVT (Wife's current car)
    2017 Mirage G4 1.2 ES CVT Smartphone Link Display Audio (SDA) System(Crashed)
    2014 Mirage DE 1.2 Manual and BT (Sold)
    2015 Lancer SE 2.4 AWC (daily driver)
    2000 Mirage DE 1.8 Auto (Sold)

        __________________________________________

        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2017 Mirage G4 ES CVT 1.2 automatic: 42.0 mpg (US) ... 17.9 km/L ... 5.6 L/100 km ... 50.4 mpg (Imp)


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    Quote Originally Posted by remusrm View Post
    No GDI. That's why I wanted it and also no turbo. Those are u reliable!!!
    I can't remember if Scotty Kilmer would agree or not...

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2015 Mirage ES 1.2 manual: 49.7 mpg (US) ... 21.1 km/L ... 4.7 L/100 km ... 59.7 mpg (Imp)


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    Quote Originally Posted by remusrm View Post
    No GDI. That's why I wanted it and also no turbo. Those are u reliable!!!
    Congrats. A very solid vehicle. It must be a blast to drive that with stick-shift.
    2015 Mirage DE 5 speed Manual (no bluetooth) nickname: "Agile Grey Rat"

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2015 Mirage DE 1.2 manual: 44.9 mpg (US) ... 19.1 km/L ... 5.2 L/100 km ... 53.9 mpg (Imp)


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    Quote Originally Posted by fc321 View Post
    Congrats. A very solid vehicle. It must be a blast to drive that with stick-shift.
    It is and I am quite shocked by it!
    2018 Mirage G4 1.2 ES CVT (Wife's current car)
    2017 Mirage G4 1.2 ES CVT Smartphone Link Display Audio (SDA) System(Crashed)
    2014 Mirage DE 1.2 Manual and BT (Sold)
    2015 Lancer SE 2.4 AWC (daily driver)
    2000 Mirage DE 1.8 Auto (Sold)

        __________________________________________

        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2017 Mirage G4 ES CVT 1.2 automatic: 42.0 mpg (US) ... 17.9 km/L ... 5.6 L/100 km ... 50.4 mpg (Imp)


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    Quote Originally Posted by Eggman View Post
    I can't remember if Scotty Kilmer would agree or not...
    Scotty does like the Honda Civic, & he recently covered that car. He uses his customers' cars to discuss them.

    He would recommend the 2.0 L non-turbo with the manual transmission. He is not a fan of Honda's 1.5 L GDI engine. Same engine used in the CR-V. I personally wouldn't buy that engine either.

    Today's Civics & Corollas are larger than the old Accords & Camrys. If you like sedans, they are nice cars. I miss the smaller Civics. My uncle had one of 1st model 2-cylinder Hondas that appeared in the States. My first car was a Honda Civic Wagon (63 hp). The growth of the models has created the need of smaller models like the Fit & HR-V.



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