Because Honda has mastered the small vehicle formula, the Civic has been

 Best Buys for Compact Cars nine times out of ten. In terms of the features

purchasers of compact cars want, the Civic obediently fulfills every requirement.

The Civic is a joy to drive as tiny vehicles go. In a previous review, our own Micah Muzio

called the 1.5-liter 4-cylinder turbocharged engine "spunky" 

Surprisingly, the 2.0-liter turbocharged engine of the Civic uses less petrol