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Civic GX

  • 2008 Honda Civic GX, photographed by owner Duncan Chalmers, Seattle

    Let's say you buy the greenest car you can, one that uses a different kind of fuel, and drive it happily for several years. What happens when the supply of your fuel suddenly ends, and you can no longer fill up your car? That's just what happened to Duncan Chalmers of Seattle, who can no longer conveniently get natural gas to fill up his 2008 Honda Civic GX. DON'T MISS: RIP natural-gas cars, doomed by cheap gas and electric cars Chalmers wrote us in October, when all three of the public natural-gas fueling stations within 25 miles of his house had closed or announced they would soon do so...

  • 2012 Honda Civic Hybrid, road test, Spring 2011
    Honda Civic Hybrid, Natural-Gas Models Eliminated After 2015

    Honda surprised the industry when it pulled the wraps off a brand-new tenth generation of its Civic compact at April's New York Auto Show. But two members of today's Civic lineup won't survive into the new generation: the Honda Civic Hybrid, and the Honda Civic Natural Gas. Honda executive...

  • 2012 Honda Civic Natural Gas, El Segundo, CA, Nov 2011
    2012 Honda Civic Natural Gas: First Drive

    Honda has been the only carmaker to offer a natural-gas powered passenger car, and they've done it quietly in a handful of states for more than a decade. But with the arrival of an all-new Civic this year, the company will make the 2012 Honda Civic Natural Gas available through selected dealers...

  • 2010 Honda Civic GX natural-gas vehicle, Los Angeles, November 2010
    It's A Gas: Ecofriendly LLC Develops Home Natural Gas Pump

    Natural gas vehicles aren't particularly common on U.S. roads, and with relatively cheap and plentiful gasoline, it's fairly clear why. Pumps are few and far between and only the 2012 Honda Civic Natural Gas gives private buyers an option over gasoline or diesel. If you had the chance to fill at...

  • 2012 Honda Civic Natural Gas model at New York Auto Show, April 2011
    2012 Honda Civic Natural Gas: Video Of Alternative-Fuel Car

    OK, so gas prices are hovering around $4 a gallon, and dispensing with gasoline altogether is getting more and more attractive. But for whatever reasons, plug-in cars aren't for you. Maybe it's the limited range of battery electric vehicles, maybe it's the $41,000 cost before incentives of the 2011...

  • 2012 Honda Civic launch, New York Auto Show, April 2011
    2012 Honda Civic: Video Rundown Of The Complete 5-Car Lineup

    Even in the sixth year of its life, the old 2011 Honda Civic frequently topped the chart in retail sales--meaning individual buyers--in the compact car segment. Now, there's a new 2012 Honda Civic lineup, launched to the world at the New York Auto Show two weeks ago. The version with the highest...

  • 2012 Honda Civic

    You may have seen it on a t-shirt: "40 is the new 30." But you may not have realized it applies to miles-per-gallon just as much as age. While cars with EPA ratings of 30 mpg or more used to be considered in the highest ranks of fuel efficiency, now 40 mpg seems to be the new benchmark for non-hybrid compact car lines. And Honda, long known for the small and fuel-efficient Civic compact sedan and coupe, will be right up there with the rest of the gang when it launches the new 2012 Honda Civic. 41 mpg highway, but you have to order it Honda expects the Civic HF model to receive an EPA rating...

  • Prokhorov CityCar natural-gas hybrid vehicle, design prototype
    Russian Billionaire's Natural-Gas Hybrid Electric Car, Yo

    Never let it be said that Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov doesn't put his money where his mouth is. He plans to invest 150 million euros, or about $200 million, in a new company that will build the world's first production natural-gas series hybrid vehicle. The car will be called Yo, which is...

  • 2012 Honda Civic Concept preview
    2011 Detroit Auto Show Preview: New 2012 Honda Civic Concept

    News from next month's 2011 Detroit Auto Show is coming in almost daily now. The latest announcement: Honda will present the world debut of a concept car that shows the styling direction of its next--and crucially important--Honda Civic. In reality, this means that the Honda Civic Concept shown in...

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