2012 Honda Civic

2012 Honda Civic Recalled For Steering Column Flaw
2012 Honda Civic Recalled For Steering Column Flaw

Honda is conducting a voluntary safety recall of a small number of 2012 model-year Civic compact cars to fix a problem with the steering column. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website puts the number of Civics potentially affected at just 157. Affected...Read More»

2013 Hyundai Elantra GT
Honda Civic Recalled, 2013 Hyundai Elantra GT Priced: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, Nissan responded to Leaf battery loss concerns and Tesla is planning a second crossover. We reviewed the 2013 Mercedes-Benz C Class and Honda recalled the 2012 Civic. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. Some car rental companies are...Read More»

2012 Honda Civic sedan
2012 Honda Civic: Recall Alert

Honda is conducting a voluntary safety recall of certain 2012 Civic compact cars over concerns about potentially faulty driveshafts. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site lists the potential number of affected vehicles at 50,190. Documentation from Honda (PDF)...Read More»

2012 Volkswagen Passat
Kelley Blue Book’s 10 Best Family Cars Of 2012 – And How We Rate Them

Here at FamilyCarGuide, we’re always keen on annual lists of the best family cars, something we know a fair deal about. So, it is with interest that we compare Kelley Blue Book’s recently announced 10 Best Family Cars of 2012 with rankings from our sister publication TheCarConnection...Read More»

Honda, Toyota, Ford, and mid-market car sector rankings from YouGov's BrandIndex
Consumers Show Their Love For Honda, Ford, Toyota

2011 was a tough year for Asian automakers. True, their vehicles have fared well in various rankings, like Consumer Reports' recent list of "Top Picks". But between the March 11 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami, the flooding in Thailand, and the strong yen, many companies along the Pacific rim had a...Read More»

Lara Stone and Mercedes-Benz SL star in new Calvin Klein campaign
Chrysler Loans, Transformers 4, Tesla And Mercedes-Benz: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, De Tomaso has new owners and Toyota has revealed a new concept. BMW's priced the 2013 X3 and Nevada is okay with self-driving cars. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. Tesla and Mercedes-Benz are going to collaborate on a new vehicle...Read More»

2012 Honda Civic Si Coupe
2012 Honda Civic Rated “Least Toxic” Vehicle In New Study

There’s nothing like the smell of a brand-new car, right? Actually, that the “new car smell” is bad for your health and that of children and pets, as it is composed of chemicals coming off the steering wheel, seats, armrests and dashboard. A new study of toxic chemicals in new...Read More»

2011 Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet
Valentine's Day: 5 Cars That Say 'I Love You Not'

Gift-giving is dangerous business. Do it wrong, and you can offend even the most forgiving soul. Give your sweetie yellow roses, for example, and she may think you're through with her. Give him cologne, and you could find out the hard way that he has terrible allergies. This Valentine's Day, you...Read More»

2012 Honda Civic Si Coupe
Heavily Criticized Honda Civic Should Be Refreshed By Fall

Back in October, we told you that Honda was planning an early refresh of the much-criticized 2012 Civic. At the time, Honda execs expected the revamp to arrive in showrooms sometime in 2013 -- a full year ahead of schedule -- but according to a report in AutoNews, the tweaking has now been put into...Read More»

2011 Saab 9-5
The Top Car News Stories Of 2011

The year 2011 will not go down in history as the happiest year for the auto industry. From March's destructive earthquake and tsunami in Japan, to the year-long Saab saga that's ending sadly, it's been a difficult, sometimes tragic, year for the people who work in the auto industry. There is...Read More»

2012 Kia Forte
2012 Compact Sedans: Five Under $20,000

As a follow-up to 2012 Family Vehicles: 20 Under $20,000, today we’re comparing what buyers get for the money in the base model of five main compact sedan competitors: Kia Forte, Honda Civic, Hyundai Elantra, Ford Focus and Chevrolet Cruze. By way of comparison, it’s first instructive...Read More»

2012 Chrysler 200
2012 Family Vehicles: 20 Under $20,000

With the end of the year in sight, families that are in urgent need of a new vehicle, but don’t want to spend more than $20,000, have a number of choices available. True, the ones that meet that price-point are the base models, and most come equipped with a manual transmission, but there can...Read More»

2011 Honda EV-STER Concept
2012 Toyota Corolla, Tokyo Motor Show, Connected Cars: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, Toyota increases the price of the 2012 Corolla while GM builds its 100-millionth small-block V-8. There are still things we need before cars are fully connected--and we'll tell you what they are, and tell you about our drive in the 2012 Honda Civic Natural Gas. All this...Read More»

2011 Lincoln MKZ
Car-Shopping Tips For Black Friday Deals

If you’re planning to put on your walking shoes and fight the crowds for deals at the mall this Black Friday, you might want to switch up and do something entirely different: shop for a car instead. No, it’s not lunacy. At least, that’s what some of the industry experts have to...Read More»

2012 Ford Mustang GT
Best Car To Buy 2012 Nominees: Mustang, Civic, CR-V, Accent, Veloster

Next week, High Gear Media will announce our trio of Best Car To Buy 2012 award winners. Here at TheCarConnection, the field includes 25 eligible cars, crossovers and SUVs--a great field of new vehicles heavy on sedans and hatchbacks, and somewhat lighter on green machines and minivans than in the...Read More»

2012 Honda Civic Si Coupe
Honda Civic Will Get A Speedy Facelift After Bad Reviews

Over its nearly 40-year run, the Honda Civic has become synonymous with reliability, affordability, and value. In fact, the Civic is so ubiquitous on American streets that it's become nearly invisible. Then the 2012 Civic rolled out, and people started to notice -- but not in the good way. Today...Read More»

2012 Honda Civic sedan
Honda Civic, Corvette Recall, Volt Tweaked: Car News Headlines

As we sit in the middle of the valley between the Frankfurt and Los Angeles auto shows, details on new production models remain sparse. Today we have a mix of recalls, a new drive report of the 2012 Honda Civic EX, and some news of tweaks to the 2012 Chevrolet Volt's production line. Check out all...Read More»

2012 Honda Civic Si Sedan
2012 Honda Civic Fails To Get Consumer Reports’ Recommendation

After enjoying status as one of Consumer Reports “Top Picks” for five of the past 10 years, the redesigned 2012 Honda Civic compact fails to receive a Recommend from the influential magazine. The publication said the new Civic scored poorly in its road tests of sedans. Compared with its...Read More»

2012 Honda Civic Hybrid, road test, Spring 2011
2012 Honda Civic Ultimate Guide: Reviews, Gas Mileage, Videos

While the launch of the all-new 2012 Honda Civic was slowed somewhat by the after-effects of the Feburary earthquake and tsunami in Japan, 2012 model cars are now in dealerships. Gas mileage has gone up pretty much across the board, with the lowest figures of 22 mpg city, 31 mpg highway, and 25 mpg...Read More»

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