1994 Honda Civic VTi 1.6 16v DOHC VTEC petrol from UK and Ireland
A fast and fun car with a great engine sound-track
Car came with full service history from a Honda dealer, which is almost mandatory for an engine like this.
Come on... 60mph in just over 7 seconds, a ton in around 20, and an engine that revs to 8000rpm! What else do you want?
I'm fed up with hearing "there's not much torque!" When will people understand what DOHC VTEC is all about. Power & revs! This monster thrives on revs, if you can't bear to scream a car round to atleast 6000rpm look elsewhere! But revving it that hard is no chore and you'll never tire of the sound that fabulous engine makes.
Handling is good too.
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes
Review Date: 11th October, 2001
16th Oct 2001, 15:19
Agree totally. Real world performance with 36mpg+ economy and legendary Honda reliability adds up to a very practical hot hatch.
26th Oct 2001, 17:40
I am now a complete Honda VTEC convert. Fantastic engine sound. A car that comes alive when you want it to, and delivers 35 mpg most of the time!
Looking forward to the legendary Honda reliability and dealer support.
7th Mar 2009, 13:24
My 2.0 1992 Celica 182 is too thirsty, so I have been researching other cars and am glad that I have discovered the VTEC Civic Vti. I can't wait to buy one, everybody rates them very highly and I'm looking forward to the sound after 5200 rpm! :) I think I'll be wearing some tight underpants on the test drive! :)