Buying a replacement for Honda Civic

About three years ago you kindly recommended that I buy a Honda Civic, which I did. My Civic 2.2 -i-CTDI has now done 71000 miles and I am looking to change it for something about 1/2 years old. I have enjoyed the Civic but wonder if I should consider another model, I drive about 12000 miles pa and although I am 75 I am still fit and well and do not feel my age. .

Asked on 3 November 2015 by Richard Dimbleby

Answered by Honest John
You could switch to the Civic or Civic Tourer 1.6 i-DTEC that gives an incredible 60-70mpg, an HR-V 1.6 i-DTEC that gives 60mpg +, or, if you're nervous about diesel in the future, a Honda Civic 1.8 i-VTEC that will give you 45-50mpg with no worries about DPFs, etc. Whichever you go for, buy it on 55 profile 16-inch or 17-inch tyres and run them at 30PSI for a much better ride quality and better steering response.
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