I had no dreams of buying Honda. Nevertheless I purchased my Civic in 2007. I can’t but enjoy it. This is unbelievable how sturdy and reliable this compact auto is. I’m planning to give it to my nephew when he gets older. Gas mileage is great. I have never had mechanical or electrical problems. In differ from my VW sunroof doesn’t rattle. I usually drive at 28 and 36 MPG on regular gas. It was unexpected to me to know that oil wt. should be 5w/20w. The reason why some of drivers aren’t satisfied with gas mileage can be using 5w/30w or 5w/40w. I did the same and it was a mistake. I’m slightly upset with tires offered for this auto. It’s Goodyear or Bridgestone which have minor problems in snow. So when I replaced tires the car stopped slipping. May be Honda Civic Si could give more fun but I guess it runs on mandatory premium gas and wheels are way too large for me. I was also choosing between Civic and Toyota Matrix but the latter one had no electric windows. I’m not used to cranking windows down manually. I would recommend it to anyone who wants a reliable gas saving car. You won’t be disappointed for certain.