The base price of the Civic coupe Si test car was $17,445. Floor mats and transportation brought the sticker price to $17,949. Warranty
Three years or 36,000 miles. Point: Because it sports a 160-horsepower engine, Honda touts its Civic Si as a hot r , but its sharp handling actually makes it more akin to a sport sedan. Counterpoint: Aside from a small backseat, the only downside to the Si is that the engine has to be revved very high to extract its power. SPECIFICATIONS:
ENGINE: 1.6-liter, 4-cyl.
CONFIGURATION: Front-wheel drive
WHEELBASE: 103.2 inches
CURB WEIGHT: 2,612 lbs.
BASE PRICE: $17,445
PRICE AS DRIVEN: $17,949
MPG RATING: 26 city, 31 hwy.