2006 Honda Civic Hybrid Video
Get a first look at the Honda Civic Hybrid Sports Concept, the Honda FCX Concept, and the Honda Home Energy Station from the 2006 Paris Auto Show.
Get a first look at the Honda Civic Type R, the European cousin of the Civic Si from the 2006 Paris Auto Show.
Addressing concerns that its stalwart vehicle might not be at the front of the pack anymore, Honda does a refresh of the popular Civic models with this 2013 Honda Civic, including bringing the interior styling up a notch and some much-needed technology, at the Los Angeles Auto Show 2012.
What technology can make an car cell phone ban workable? Morgan Stanley takes a dim view of electric cars. Acura's first hybrid is on the way. Renault is first with a dash system based on Android. And we drive the 2012 Honda Civic Si and get the VTEC to kick in.
Honda's reputation for practical economy is shown in the Civic Hybrid, well built and simply designed to sip fuel. Interior tech options are usefully done, making this Honda a great commuter sedan.
The 2006 Honda Civic Si is a real performance bargain that also offers good mileage and emissions ratings. The quality of the electronics is equivalent to that found in much pricier vehicles. Simple standard features fit the car's mission well, signaling
On this episode of Car Tech Live, Hyundai bails on EVs; Satellite just got more expensive; we ask the question "when is it cheaper to fly?"; and we drive the new, but maybe not new enough, Honda Civic Hybrid.
Honda's new Civic doesn't make any fast moves.
Beyond a couple of missing options in the cabin, the 2007 Honda Civic Si Sedan is as functional as it is fun. Its cabin tech is both useful and entertaining, and it offers an enjoyable driving experience.
If you think of the Civic as a well-made econobox, get ready for some reprogramming that would scare a recovered Moonie. Honda's new Civic is truly new.
2006 Honda Civic Hybrid Review
The good: The 2006 Honda Civic Hybrid includes the best voice-recognition system we've seen in a car. It has futuristic styling both inside and out, and the audio system accepts PC cards and has an auxiliary input jack.
The bad: Acceleration is decidedly underwhelming in the 2006 Honda Civic Hybrid. The car doesn't let you forget that it has a hybrid power train, and there is no Bluetooth cell phone integration.
The bottom line: The cabin of the 2006 Honda Civic Hybrid catapults the driver into a cool future where voice commands operate navigation and audio, but the rackety engine and the less-than-smooth power train serve as a reminder that hybrid development is still in its early stages.
2006 Honda Civic Hybrid Specs
Manufacturer: American Honda Motor Company
Part number: 100660632
- Product Basic Spec