YONKERS, N.Y., Dec. 21, 2011 — Volkswagen Jetta GLI outscores Civic Si in head-to-head comparison
YONKERS, N.Y., Dec. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — While earlier tests of the more-popular basic versions of the Honda Civic scored too low to be Recommended, the sportier Si version has earned a notably higher rating from Consumer Reports.
As a result of these latest tests, Consumer Reports now Recommends the Si version of the Civic because it scores high enough and its reliability rating is likely to be above average.
While the Si performed better than more basic versions of the Civic, the car still suffers from many of the same drawbacks as other Civics: vague steering, cheap plastics, a jittery ride, and lots of noise. The Civic currently ranks 9 out of 11 of tested cars in Consumer Reports’ sporty car category.
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