The Civic Si disappointed me a little, but oddly enough it's not the Si's fault. Honda's performance coupe and sedan represent an incremental improvement over the last generation Si, it's fast, it's fun and it's affordable. What then is the problem? Quite simply the other Civics have gotten so good that the Si somehow feels less special. Yes, I'd buy an Si over the Elantra Sport or Sentra SR, but then again I'd also buy the standard Civic Turbo over the Elantra Sport or Sentra SR. The Si's halo status has also been usurped by the completely insane Type R leaving the Si to feel more like a sporty trim instead of the halo performance car it once was. That doesn't make the Si a bad car, far from it, but it does make me a little less excited about it than I used to be.

0-30 : 2.9 Seconds
0-60 : 6.4 Seconds
1/4 Mile : 14.7 Sec @ 98 MPH
60-0 Braking : 105 Feet

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Comments

    • Tigerex966
      Tigerex966

      where is the red car?

      about 4 days ago
    • George R
      George R

      That's one hell of an in-depth review! New subscriber👍👍

      about 17 days ago
    • George R
      George R

      I'm a big-time Honda fan I have owned many different Honda 8th, 9th & 10th gen Civic SI the only problem I have with the turbo is once the turbo gets heat soaked it takes a while for it to cool off & do a good fast run again.. the K20 motor had no torque wheel hop couple lil probs.. the K24 was much better & consistent. I have had all of my car's tuned with hondata which helps out a lot I'm not going to lie. I think the newest Civic obviously has the most features & probably the nicest interior but I did really like the K24 motor in the 9th gen SI.

      about 17 days ago
    • Mark H
      Mark H

      can you get it w/o the stupid wing in the back?

      about 19 days ago
    • skobie1 kanobie
      skobie1 kanobie

      people in cali are so lucky. not only do cars cost less because its in the US, but they also dont need to worry about rust OR winter tires. id be driving around in a dream car if i lived there lol

      about 20 days ago
    • ComeBackKid
      ComeBackKid

      Was this equipped with the summer or all season tires?

      about 1 month ago
    • Goel Rajesh
      Goel Rajesh

      Hey Alex, you give excellent reviews, no 2nd thoughts to it. I was looking for Honda Civic 2019 comparison as it comes with Honda Sensing in all trims. I could see the base price for LX has increased by $500 but what about EX or EX-L model. Like if I purchase 2019 EX or EX-L, what difference in price in comparison to 2018 EX or EX-L. Essentially I am asking whether it is beneficial to purchase old 2018 EX vs 2019 EX in terms of re-sale value down the line? I know it is confusing, please reach out if I am not clear enough.

      about 1 month ago
    • WiCCED CALi
      WiCCED CALi

      You have wrong info about TQ

      about 2 months ago
    • Nunya Biznuss
      Nunya Biznuss

      Hey, he's cruising on Soquel San Jose Road! I thought it looked extremely familiar.

      about 2 months ago
    • Todd Aglialoro
      Todd Aglialoro

      Maybe stop talking for a few seconds and show us that impressive 0-60 run? Or some hard-driving footage?

      about 2 months ago
    • DJS
      DJS

      I do not think the si should ever have an automatic transmission. Every single si in history has had a manual transmission, and Honda needs to continue that historic legacy.

      about 2 months ago
    • Mark Ferrer
      Mark Ferrer

      You're quite literally spoiled for choice with Civics. What about a full Civic video comparing all of them to each other?

      about 3 months ago
    • Kareem Benzema
      Kareem Benzema

      That spoiler name a5 4:18 ?

      about 3 months ago
    • DC2TypeR03
      DC2TypeR03

      Everything else looks good except the rear end. I like the old style muffler look and the tail lights. Not a fan.

      about 3 months ago
    • Tigerex966
      Tigerex966

      Please Honda never put an auto in the si and type r.
      Or it will not be long before the manuals sell less and than manuals are discontinued altogether like the other brands.

      about 3 months ago
    • Shahaan Saleem
      Shahaan Saleem

      This or Accord 2t manual

      about 4 months ago
    • Kwezzy
      Kwezzy

      I got the sedan because of the better weight balance and space. Very happy with my decision ever thought most people like the coupe. This car is a blast to me.

      about 4 months ago
    • Jell Jell
      Jell Jell

      You are giving a massive amount of information in very limited time !! Slow down plz man

      about 4 months ago
    • Malachi Viloria
      Malachi Viloria

      I feel like Honda stays true to the manual for one very good reason, they are much more fun to drive.

      about 4 months ago
    • Michael C.
      Michael C.

      In this day & time,
      Honda
      You can make 200, & 300 hp models with a Dual Cluch à la Acura ILX... YOU KNOW THE PERCENTAGE OF FOLKS WHO SEEK A MANUAL TRANSMISSION AUTOMOBILE, IS DIMINISHED IN 2018!
      OBVIOUSLY, if the market is going to Compact S U V models, 🤣 then think, how many small SUVs are coming out with manual trans ???

      about 4 months ago
    • Robin B.
      Robin B.

      great 4k video!

      about 4 months ago
    • Brayden Brooks
      Brayden Brooks

      Honda made the Si have less horsepower on paper, when dyno’d its making around 220hp and 230torque. This is a marketing scam to sell more Type R’s

      about 4 months ago
    • Robert Johansen
      Robert Johansen

      On a 2018 model, if you want the 1.5T engine, a sunroof, a stick, and the phone projection capability, the Sport is out...no sunroof or phone projection. For 2019, no stick with the 1.5T engine on ANYTHING (Sport or EX) BUT THE SI.

      about 5 months ago
    • govenmentassassin
      govenmentassassin

      Soooo... the Type R gets two Navigations?

      about 5 months ago
    • EarFukU2Death
      EarFukU2Death

      What a laughable car. Hondas are pathetic

      about 5 months ago
    • Art Solano
      Art Solano

      17 lbs isn't going to do alot for changing the weight balance. I'm not crazy about the exhaust note nor how it looks. HDMI ports are for data not gas outlets. They should bump up the power to mid 200s. PS best detailed review of the coupe I have run across for daily driving.

      about 5 months ago
    • Michael Moore
      Michael Moore

      Get a tune for it. Problem solved. Type R looks like a spaceship. Too busy looking.

      about 6 months ago
    • 455Transam
      455Transam

      Not sure what SI you're driving Alex, I have a 2018 and you don't feel the torque until about 3,500rpm.....there is NOTHING at 1,800, 2,200rpm.

      about 6 months ago
    • Ravi Mehta
      Ravi Mehta

      Kind of a sloppy oversight. Your torque figure that’s displayed does not match what you say, the same also goes for your verbal EPA gas mileage and the one that is displayed.

      about 6 months ago
    • Neil Pirelli
      Neil Pirelli

      modern cars are terrible

      about 6 months ago