The Civic Coupe is just a few inches shorter in wheelbase, which together with the more arched roofline means that backseat space is a bit more limited. Getting in and out, of course, is more of an issue as well, and being slightly shorter can bring out bounciness on some surfaces.
Equipment and trim levels on the Civic Coupe closely parallel those offered for the Sedan, with DX, LX, EX, EX-L, and sporty Si models offered. But the natural-gas-powered Civic GX and high-mileage Civic Hybrid models both only come in Sedan guise.
Most of the lineup comes with a 140-horsepower, 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine and either five-speed manual or automatic transmissions. Between these two, our favorite is the manual, which is especially light and precise; overall there's a lot to love in the standard Civic's driving experience, with a responsive, nimble feel and excellent steering.
For more information on the Civic Coupe, see our full review of the 2011 Honda Civic, which includes more images, related news, and what other review sources have noted.