Honda Civic - should I trade it in for something newer or run it into the ground?

I own a 2015 Honda Civic. It is in a high spec with just 27,000 miles on the clock. It is the best car I have ever owned.

With the current inflated prices for used cars, is now the right time to part exchange?

I am considering a Toyota Yaris Hybrid 2021 model. My conundrum is to run the Civic until it is no longer road worthy, which will take many, many years or to part exchange now?

Asked on 19 January 2022 by Keith

Answered by Russell Campbell
There's plenty of life left in your Honda Civic so it might be worth holding off for the new Civic which arrives later this year: www.honestjohn.co.uk/news/new-cars/2022-01/2022-ho.../

It'll be very similar to the Civic you own (and, by the sounds of it, love), but gets hybrid power, an updated infotainment system and more interior space.

Having said that, we rate the latest Yaris – it's smart looking, reasonably practical for its size and gets brilliant fuel economy. It'll be also more than £5000 cheaper than the new Civic.

Yaris review, here: www.honestjohn.co.uk/carbycar/toyota/yaris-2020/

New car prices are inflated, but so are the prices dealers are willing to pay for used models. You'll have to do your own calculations to know if the two balance out in your case.
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