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This car has been superseded by a newer model, click here to go to the latest Honda Civic Hatchback review.

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Parkers overall rating: 4 out of 5 4.0
Honda Civic Hatchback (00-05) - rated 4 out of 5
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PROS

Great to drive, family-sized interior space, sporty looking Type-S available

CONS

Bland styling, some cheap plastics inside, overly light steering

PROS

Great to drive, family-sized interior space, sporty looking Type-S available

CONS

Bland styling, some cheap plastics inside, overly light steering

Honda Civic Hatchback rivals

Alfa Romeo
147
3 out of 5 3.0

This Civic may have been replaced by a snazzier model, but it's still does the job of being a family car very, very well. It still looks fresh, has a roomy, clever, interior and is fitted with zestful VTEC engines. It’s a popular with used buyers looking for a respectable family car that’s unlikely to let them down. A minor revamp for 2004 gave us quieter interiors and subtly restyled headlights.

Build quality is typical Honda: well engineered and utterly reliable.

Honda Civic Hatchback rivals

Alfa Romeo
147
3 out of 5 3.0

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