The Honda Civic Hybrid Sedan 2012 is affordable for a hybrid car and packs a lot of features.
Improved fuel efficiency - hitting the 44 MPG average figure for both city and highway driving.
Improved battery. Honda disposed of the nickel metal hydride batteries and replaced it with a smaller and lighter Lithium-Ion battery.
The leg room of the hybrid is increased by more than an inch due to the decrease of size of the battery.
The Honda Civic Hybrid Sedan 2012 drives quietly and delivers a comfortable ride with just the right amount of acceleration - slightly better than the other hybrids.
Bigger engine. This year's hybrid sedan sports a 1.5-liter engine as opposed to the 1.3-liter engine of the 2011 hybrid.
The hybrid sedan of 2012 is easily distinguishable from the other Civic models because of its unique wheels, blue detailing, and LED brake lights.
To help you save as much fuel as possible, there is a digital display on the dashboard that shows when you are driving most fuel efficiently. You can also use the ECON button, which can be found at the left side of the steering wheel to further increase fuel economy.
Just like the other Honda Civic 2012 models, the interior of the Honda Civic Hybrid Sedan is not that impressive.
The navigation system of Honda is not good. The maps cannot be easily read.
Rear seats do not fold down.
Honda replaced the tuning knob of the radio with a joy stick which made navigating through radio stations quite a challenge.