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New Honda Civic Excels at Euro NCAP

Good news... the Honda Civic has excelled at safety tests performed by Euro NCAP

By Stephen Turvil
Mar 28, 2012
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Good news... the Honda Civic has excelled at safety tests performed by Euro NCAP – the independent vehicle assessors. In fact, this small family car earned the maximum five- star overall rating making it one of the safest vehicles in its class. Very reassuring. The five-star rating breaks down to scores of 94% for adult occupant protection, 83% for child occupants, and 69% for pedestrians. This mile-muncher also earned 86% for the safety assist category, which includes features such as the Civic's electronic stability programme.

The Honda Civic has other strengths to complement its safety rating. For starters, it is a Honda, so it feels more robust than a boxer's jaw. It also has a 477-litre boot, which is monstrously large for the class. The Ford Focus has 316-litres, in contrast. There are plenty of toys too, so even the basic version has: climate control, four electric windows, and MP3 connectivity. High-spec trims have parking cameras too. Then there is the handling. This workhorse feels secure, has responsive steering, smooth transmission, and a comfortable ride. It even looks rather stylish. There is no reason on Earth not to buy one.

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By Stephen Turvil
Mar 28, 2012
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