It's a blast to drive in every scenario, and it doesn't look like a Gundam -- too much.
It felt like Honda was falling off the path in the last few years of sportier models, but it's back on the right track with the 2020 Civic Si.
I wouldn't blame you for assuming manual-transmission vehicles are not capable of packing the latest and greatest safety tech, simply because most stick-shift cars don't have that stuff.
But Honda bestowed the Si with the full Honda Sensing suite of active and passive driver aids, one of just a few automakers to do this (VW's also on that list).
For $25,930 including destination ($930), the 2020 Honda Civic Si Coupe offers a solid blend of driving dynamics and affordability.
It also places it smack-dab in the middle of the competition.
The Si is more expensive than the Hyundai Elantra GT N-Line, but it feels much quicker and is more fun to toss around (even if the GT N-Line's clutch pedal is way better).
Honda's offering comes in several thousand dollars below the VW Golf GTI, but the ur-hot-hatch is worth the money, considering it remains the best car in the segment.
But for the money you shell out, it's a tough act to top the 2020 Honda Civic Si.
With proper driving dynamics, a decent complement of technology and some unique aesthetics, Honda's mass-market sports car is a right hoot.
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