Bingo!Almost all the journo reviews I've seen focus on performance as they plant their right foot firmly into the carpet.
These latest hybrids are aimed at reducing emissions and need to be driven with courtesy.
As with most of these people that harbour anti-Honda/Lexus bias, these reviews are of little value.The 80MPG is so misleading.
He should state that the real average (at this time of year in the UK) is ~44MPG. That's if he actually bothered to test it for real.
Rory Reid has a number of videos on YouTube regarding the Civic Hybrid and has been very complimentaryAs with most of these people that harbour anti-Honda/Lexus bias, these reviews are of little value.