After the 2017 Honda Civic Type R was crowned “What Cars?” Readers’ Award for the most anticipated car, press companies have taken the opportunity to say some incredible things about it...
“Refined on the move, high quality inside yet enjoyable to drive, the new Civic has managed to recapture the sparkle at last. And the new 1.0 VTEC turbo engine is a real gem, suiting the Civic perfectly. The competition is tough, but the new Civic is up there with the best” – HonestJohn 4/5
“This is a nose-to-tail, top-to-toe overhaul of the Honda Civic. It’s much better to drive – close to class best in many ways- and sleeker with it” – TopGear 8/10
“It’s good to drive, refined and relatively economical, while retaining plenty of practical touches” – AutoExpress 4/5
“Overall, its vastly more powerful and efficient than before, and certainly more accommodating, making it a compelling choice against the mainstream opposition” – Parker’s 4.6/5
“Honda has done a commendable job with the new Civic. It’s nicer to sit it than its predecessor, more comfortable and more agile, with the new 1.0 litre petrol engine is competitive on the efficiency front, even if some rivals emit less CO2” – What Car? 4/5
“If you are sold on the Civic, though, prices are competitive without being particularly cheap, so it feels like good – if not exceptional – value for money” – AutoTrader
“Something of an acquired taste, but the refinement and sheer engineering quality are addictive” – The Telegraph 4/5
The new Honda Civic has created an amazing response from everyone and is definitely a car to keep your eyes on. Updated interior and exterior design has caused the car to stand out and is definitely making a scene. To see what all the commotion is about, make sure you register your interest here.