National Geographic : 1982 Mar
We still don't think its a SDOrts car. But if ou No matter what the auto experts EPA say, the Honda Civic GL simply wasn't way. Use designed to be a sports car. highway However, the car does have the basic Your mile performance features of one. Such as speed or 4-wheel independent suspension, rack be only o and pinion steering and steel-belted The radial tires. sporty im The Civic GL is certainly fun to drive, a tachom With a peppy 1488cc engine to keep There ar things lively. Front disc and rear drum a 4-spoke brakes bring everything to a stop.They're remote c( power-assisted and self-adjusting too. Is the There's front-wheel drive for better only one traction and a smooth shifting 5-speed transmission. There are also aerodynamic improvements. Which helped the Civic GL pass its mileage tests with flying colors. © 1981AmericanHondaMotorCo., Inc. insist. estimated 35 mpg and 46 high 35 mpg for comparison. Actual mileage will probably be less. :age may vary because of weather, trip length. California figures will ne mile per gallon lower. interior does nothing to deny a age, either. Instruments include eter and quartz digital clock. Reclining front bucket seats and sport steering wheel. And a control outside rearview mirror. ,Civic GL a sports car? There's way to settle this. And it isn't here. We make it simple.