A recap of my trip with Honda

10 March 2023

I was thrilled to partner with Honda and below leave my review and some additional statistics on the car we partnered on.

The Honda Civic Hatchback stands out in the crowded compact car segment with its winning combination of sporty design, practicality, and reliability. Having undergone significant updates in recent years, the latest iteration continues to impress with its blend of efficiency and driving dynamics.

Design and Exterior: One of the first things you’ll notice about the Civic Hatchback is its sleek and sporty exterior design. It exudes a sense of athleticism with its bold lines, aggressive front fascia, and distinctive rear spoiler. The hatchback configuration adds a touch of versatility, making it not only stylish but also practical for everyday use. LED headlights and taillights further enhance its modern aesthetic while providing excellent visibility on the road.

Interior and Comfort: Step inside, and you’ll find a well-appointed interior that prioritizes both comfort and functionality. The cabin feels spacious and airy, with ample legroom and headroom for passengers in both the front and rear seats. High-quality materials lend a premium feel to the interior, and thoughtful touches such as soft-touch surfaces and available leather upholstery enhance the overall comfort level. The ergonomic layout of the controls and intuitive infotainment system make it easy to navigate, ensuring a pleasant driving experience for both the driver and passengers.

Performance and Handling: The Civic Hatchback offers a choice of powertrains to suit different preferences and driving styles. The base engine is a lively 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder, which delivers peppy acceleration and impressive fuel efficiency. For those seeking even more performance, there’s the option of a sport-tuned suspension and a more potent turbocharged engine in the sportier trim levels. Regardless of the engine choice, the Civic Hatchback delivers composed handling and precise steering, making it a joy to drive on both city streets and winding roads.

Safety and Technology: Honda has always been at the forefront of automotive safety, and the Civic Hatchback is no exception. It comes standard with a comprehensive suite of driver assistance features, including adaptive cruise control, lane-keeping assist, and automatic emergency braking, providing peace of mind on every journey. In terms of technology, the Civic Hatchback offers a range of advanced infotainment and connectivity options, including Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration, as well as available wireless charging and a premium audio system.

Verdict: Overall, the Honda Civic Hatchback impresses with its winning combination of style, performance, and practicality. Whether you’re commuting to work, running errands around town, or embarking on a weekend adventure, the Civic Hatchback offers a compelling package that’s hard to beat in its class. With its reputation for reliability and resale value, it’s no wonder that the Civic remains a perennial favorite among compact car buyers. If you’re in the market for a versatile and enjoyable-to-drive vehicle that ticks all the right boxes, the Civic Hatchback deserves serious consideration.

Despite difficult parts supply issues, Honda finished 2022 as the retail #4 brand in America, with solid contributions from both light trucks and passenger cars.

Honda just finished its 5th straight year as the #1 brand with 1st time and Gen Z buyers. Since 2010, Civic and Accord are 1-2 in cars, Odyssey the #1 minivan and CR-V the #2 CUV with under-35s.

Honda cars remained strong in 2022 with both Civic and Accord retail #2 in the industry’s two largest car segments, while topping their segments in transaction price.

Honda SUVs continued as top retail players throughout 2022: CR-V is #2 CUV in the industry’s largest segment, HR-V is #2 in segment and Pilot finished in a tight race for retail #3 in segment.

The redesigned Ridgeline continues to bring in more young, male buyers, showing the potential of Honda’s rugged light truck direction.

Honda electrified models reached nearly 100,000 units in 2022 with Accord hybrid setting a new annual sales record and strong sales of CR-V hybrid with multiple record months.

Honda finished 2022 as the #2 CPO brand in America; a critical gateway to the brand for younger and 1st time buyers, bolstered this past year with the introduction of Honda True Used.


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