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Just browsed around to see if I could find some info on when the new Civic 1.5 would arrive and stumbled upon some prices.

Can't seem to figure out the difference between the 1.5 sport and the 1.5 sport plus. So the prices are probably just for the 1.5 Sport.

Apparently in the UK it costs 26600£ (available from january) and in Denmark around 300000kr (available from september).

That seems way too pricy in my opinion. Had hoped I could exchange the old 2006 and get a new one.
But it seems I'll have to wait until 2018 to see if there will be a reduction on the price or look elsewhere.

Do you plan to get the new Civic?

/ B.
 
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does seem expensive. but then, may we assume it's a fully specced 1.5sport? is this 1.5 model a turbo?
i've no interest in the 10th gen civic - too americanised.
And what with the loss of the classic VTEC noise, if honda continue on their current path then I'll be moving to a different marque on next car purchase. Currently the lexus RC-F model interests me, so when the prices drop in a number of years i could be moving there.
Lexus have also topped honda in reliability charts in the last few i've seen.
 

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Yes it is a turbo with 182hp and 240N torque.

Personally I could do without the noise as I think the 2006 is way too noisy even when acceleration just casually.

The Lexus brand is not an option for me, since the model prices in Denmark used to be very expensive and as of 2013 Toyota suspended official sales of Lexus in DK so it isn't possible to buy a new one here (only used models or imported ones are available as of right now).

My problem is that I don't think there are any brands besides Honda that have attractive models to me right now.
 

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thought the 1.5t was more than that. seems expensive for what barely touches on warm-hatch performance.
 

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Can't seem to figure out the difference between the 1.5 sport and the 1.5 sport plus. So the prices are probably just for the 1.5 Sport.
I have posted description of Austrian trims in the 10g civic thread. In short, sport plus adds 11 speakers (compared to 8), adjustable dampers, day/night rear mirror, wireless charging, smart entry & start (keyless entry) and cross traffic monitor.
 

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does seem expensive. but then, may we assume it's a fully specced 1.5sport? is this 1.5 model a turbo?
i've no interest in the 10th gen civic - too americanised.
And what with the loss of the classic VTEC noise, if honda continue on their current path then I'll be moving to a different marque on next car purchase. Currently the lexus RC-F model interests me, so when the prices drop in a number of years i could be moving there.
Lexus have also topped honda in reliability charts in the last few i've seen.
VTEC is loss is inevitable and no other manufacturer is going to be able to give it you. In a word emissions - the days of high revving NA engines are gone as they simply produce too much CO2. Hence why practically every manufacturer, witht eh exception of Mazda, is downsizing to small turbos around 1.5/1.6 l. Mazda for the moment are sticking with 2.0 engines.

As for Lexus, if you want cheap don't buy one! I looked out of interest. Servicing costs are horrendous - RC-F is £545 for a Full Service and £895 @ 60K miles.
 

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VTEC is loss is inevitable and no other manufacturer is going to be able to give it you. In a word emissions - the days of high revving NA engines are gone as they simply produce too much CO2. Hence why practically every manufacturer, witht eh exception of Mazda, is downsizing to small turbos around 1.5/1.6 l. Mazda for the moment are sticking with 2.0 engines.

As for Lexus, if you want cheap don't buy one! I looked out of interest. Servicing costs are horrendous - RC-F is £545 for a Full Service and £895 @ 60K miles.
Your right bang on the same reasons as me on the vtec point, which is exactly why i doubt my next car will be a Honda. Old style VTEC was a big attraction for me to the Honda brand; that plus reliability. Don't get me wrong, i dont regret my FK2 CTR at all but when VTEC noise is lost, there is little else keeping me tied to the brand anymore. There are other Jap brands which seem just as reliable.
Honestly, if it wasnt for the TypeR, i'd of gone to something slower like the 1.8 civic. In that medocre performance bracket, the lexus ct200 hybrid was a contender and it's hard to argue about the growing trend to hybrid. being 90% city commute for me, the hybrid would of been the sensible buy, but the heart wanted something else :D

Servicing isnt a huge shock - i'd kinda expect that for a £60k+ car (which the RCF is, new). The fuel bill of a 480bhp v8 NA lump also wouldn't come as a huge surprise either :p No idea if there are lexus independant specialists around the midlands, but i assume theres a few dotted around like we have for Honda.
 
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For 26K you could buy a 1 year old BMW 3 Series 335i M Sport. I was expecting 21K for the 1.5 sport Civic.
i looked at 9g 1.6 diesel sport and you dont have to add much to get it up to £23000 to £24000 so youd expect new model to have a decent starting spec to highlight the new generation
personaly i wish it was cheaper as it would bring the price of 16 plate 9g's down and make it easier for me to account for buying 1
 

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Hi

Where have you found prices and availability information for DK?

Seems odd, that the car should not be available until september.

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there was a advert on tv a day or 2 ago for honda 0% finance and 0 deposit i would think this is to get ride of the last of the old stock before they introduce the new range
if i was a little better of i might have been tempted to see what sort of deal i could get on new car but cant take the risk which way my work is
 

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i looked at 9g 1.6 diesel sport and you dont have to add much to get it up to £23000 to £24000 so youd expect new model to have a decent starting spec to highlight the new generation
personaly i wish it was cheaper as it would bring the price of 16 plate 9g's down and make it easier for me to account for buying 1
If you were prepared to buy something just under 1 year old (16 plate), you'd get a 1.6 sport for 15K.

Not sure buying a 10G at launch will be a good idea - it's bound to have teething problems. Might be best to wait until 2018 the any issues might be ironed out.
 

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Spot on.

I waited a year to get my 9G. By then they'd sorted the iMid bug and added DAB.

As far as pricing goes, wait till it's available. Then you will get accurate prices for the whole range.
 

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There are other Jap brands which seem just as reliable.
100%. The trouble is emissions means they're all going the same way with small turbos. I doubt any manufacturer is going to be able to offer you that Vtec screaming experience any more.

Suzuki are pretty much going to 1.2 turbo and the 1.4 Booster Jet Turbo currently found in the Vitara (scheduled for the new Swift this year apparently). Toyota have gone to a 1.2 Turbo and 1.8 hybrid from the Prius, for many vehicles (although they are rumoured to have a 1.6 turbo with around 200bhp in the wings for one or two performance specials eg a "TRD" version of the CH-R), (still turbo though). Mazda seem to be sticking with 1.5 and 2.0 N/A engines, but I don't think there's anything much to set you on fire passion wise there as they're not VTEC or anything that I'm aware of.

So my point was simply, that I don't know what you hope to find at other Jap manufacturers because everyone seems to be pretty much going low power hybrid or small capacity turbo with the exception of Mazda who are offering modest performing N/A engines which to my knowledge aren't VTEC or similar.
 

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my point was, aside from reliability, there is very little reason for me to stay with Honda (upto now, it's been vtec noise keeping me with the brand). In terms of performance and noise, you could go with a renault, ford, lexus, or volvo - they'd all sound the same.
classic vtec is now dead and imo, and i don't think honda build quality is competitive enough for the price range, when lexus is within a stone throw of the honda price (civic vs ct200, which for my requires are comparable). Yes, honda are better than the italians and american brands (ford & vaux), but with honda's new design decisions and forced emission path, they dont interest me anymore.
i've yet to see the 10th civic in the flesh and compare interior quality to the 9th gen, but i'm going out on a limb and say it'll be comparable. no better, no worse. if right, 10th gen will be going back to the dealer for various squeaks and rattles in the first year. that is not what you'd expect from Honda, or the price bracket.
 
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If you were prepared to buy something just under 1 year old (16 plate), you'd get a 1.6 sport for 15K.

Not sure buying a 10G at launch will be a good idea - it's bound to have teething problems. Might be best to wait until 2018 the any issues might be ironed out.
ive been looking round the odd 1 with mid to high milage is under £15000 for a low spec car ive seen decent spec with decent milage for £14000 but most are slightly higher than £15000 to be honest
ive looked at 2 that were £16000
 

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The Price for a Civic 1.5T Sport Plus with painting and taxes is, finally, 27300€.

This is the Price that my comercial told me with the discount of Honda Advantage plus launch offer.

I think that is a*reasonable Price.

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