Ok, so lately I've been reading articles and comments regarding the new Ford Focus and Chevrolet Cruze and touting their acclaimed 40 mpg on the highway and how that is going to be the best in class. I haven't seen ANYTHING regarding the next gen Honda Civic due out around the same time, which currently holds the best in class MPG (as far as I know...). Is this just something that we are just going to have to wait for? I would suspect that such a classic in this segment would get more "air time," so to speak. I drove my mom's 06 Honda civic for a year and averaged about 34 mpg around town and easily got 40 mpg on the highway.
All I can say is I hope the next gen Civic gets a hatch over here in the US.
Also, can anyone explain to me the sudden change between the 07 and 08 Honda Civic mpg? 30-40 down to 25-36?