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What do u think is the most silly, quirky, or just downright ridiculous feature of your car?

For me its got to be the intermittent windscreen wipers doing a 'wipe' when you either remove the handbrake or take foot off brake when stationary. - Cool, but rather silly really!!




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For me it's an option, and I specified it, but the colour rear view camera kind of makes me giggle every time it comes on.
 

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I'd sooner have a spare wheel, than the drop down "pocket".
 

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elfa7 said:
I'd sooner have a spare wheel, than the drop down "pocket".
I like the drop down pocket. Its a bit quirky.....thats until I am stuck on the motoway,in the pouring rain in the middle the night with a flat. Trying to work out how to inflate my tyre.
 

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I think Honda haven't really thought the folding mirrors through.

Yes, it's convenient to fold them away if you've parked on a busy street. But if that is the case, then wouldn't you want to look in the mirrors to see if there are cars coming your way, before you open the door straight in front of them?

The mirrors should be folded when you lock the doors with your remote. Maybe they will change this for the updated models next year. Fingers crossed.
 

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I went for the ES as it had more "extras" as standard, one being the auto headlights. I would like to have the light work on a gradient style, dull light brings on the side lights, and as it gets darker the headlights come on. Its a bit off putting going through tunnels and your headlights come on, you leave the tunnel they go off and then 100 yards later enter another tunnel and they come back on again. The car in front must think I am flashing him.
 

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Kevin,

This is why I always have the auto lights off. Had a "moment" where I went under a bridge, the lights came on and a car pulled out of a side road in front of me (just at the other side of a bridge).
 

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I have to agree from a safety point, leaving them on all the time could cause problems. So what’s the point in having auto headlights if I have to “turn on my lights” when it gets dark?
 

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Copycat said:
I think Honda haven't really thought the folding mirrors through.

Yes, it's convenient to fold them away if you've parked on a busy street. But if that is the case, then wouldn't you want to look in the mirrors to see if there are cars coming your way, before you open the door straight in front of them?

The mirrors should be folded when you lock the doors with your remote. Maybe they will change this for the updated models next year. Fingers crossed.
Agree. I was showing it to a friend this morning so I was sat in the passenger seat next to the path, mirrors were still folded as we'd only just got back to the car, I opened my door to get out and swap seats and nearly wiped this poor pensioner out :oops: My fault for not looking properly in this case :roll:
 

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The little storage compartment in front of the gear knob is not big enough to store CDs in. Sure you can put them in there, but you can't close it once they're in there. :evil:
 

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The little storage compartment in front of the gear knob is not big enough to store CDs in. Sure you can put them in there, but you can't close it once they're in there. :evil:
Yep, and every time you floor it, they come scattering out all over the footwells :(
 

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Copycat said:
I think Honda haven't really thought the folding mirrors through.
The mirrors should be folded when you lock the doors with your remote. Maybe they will change this for the updated models next year. Fingers crossed.
if it would be winter the motors would fry if they would fold :/
 

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Theres a large box under the centre armrest . :lol:
 

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pikkumies said:
if it would be winter the motors would fry if they would fold :/
I know what you mean. However there are cars sold in Finland with the same kind of auto-fold-mirrors.
I think most of them are French (407) and they might have an option for turning the automatic off.

I propably won't be using them too much though, so no big deal for me. Might be useful in bigger cities with narrower streets.
 

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elfa7 said:
Theres a large box under the centre armrest . :lol:
You're right. Anyone thought of installing some sort of cd holder in there to prevent rattling caused by loose cd cases?

Maybe I should just leave the cases home and take some sort of wallet for discs only. One with the Civic logo or the big H?
Or maybe even "CivInfo.com" ? 8)
 

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I've got a small CD wallet and it fits in there perfectly; it's much better than it being in my glove box on my previous car along with a lot of other stuff.

Although now I have a huge glovebox so I need something to put in there!
 

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Although now I have a huge glovebox so I need something to put in there!
Huge chilled glovebox 8)

How big is it? Does a bigger bottle fit in there? 1 litre? 2 litres?
 
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