Real-World Gas Mileage Varies By Brand; Honda Does Well, Ford Not So Much
Just how close do cars get to their official EPA gas mileage figures ... and which aren't so good in the real world. It's looking good for Honda and Volkswagen, but not so much for Ford... The economy of Honda's sporty compact hybrid might have ...
Question of the Day: How Much Does Your Car Cost You These Days?
I was struck by the fact that his motoring didn't cost him a red cent. The truck is paid for, the tires will never wear down and all the Asian restaurants in the East Bay are happy to give him their old Frialator oil. So I'm asking: how much are you ...
Frugal Shopper: No, Hybrids Don't Cost More To Repair And Maintain
In an era when $3,000 is about the starting price for a good automatic-transmission rebuild ... repairs to the Prius cost about 8.4 percent more than equivalent repairs on other models. In that same study, vehicles such as the Honda Civic Hybrid and ...
2001 Honda Civic Road Test
To be specific, Nissan and Ford, among others, had caught Honda dozing. Enter the all-new redesigned 2001 Honda Civic ... soggy suspension does manage body roll nicely, the steering is perfectly weighted and direct, the manual transmission glides from ...
Honda Civic Issues: Are You At Risk? And How Much Will It Cost?
The Honda Civic has been a popular ... as early as after 30,000 miles. Repair costs $90. 5. Exhaust Manifold Cracking: This has been reported for 2001 and 2002 models. It is not as serious as the transmission but does require a replacement manifold.