Envision a vehicle that embodies not just a vehicle but also a cultural icon,

a representation of dependability, and an entry point into the automotive industry

all combined into one: the Honda Civic. The Civic has gone a long way from its modest origins 

 the 1970s (during another fuel crisis), to its current form as a stylish, athletic vehicle.

In 1972, when guzzlers were the only vehicles visible everywhere, Honda made

very fuel-efficient marvel. A three-door hatchback with an unexpectedly roomy interior was released