The Honda Civic was the Little Compact Auto Darling of the 70s and 80s until competition began to increase through Toyota's, Mazda's and a wide variety of Hyundai's and Fords !! The Civic initially loomed in 1973. It was cost-effective, ranked high for security as well as brought in a bunch of frugally minded customers. Competitors isn't constantly bad; it maintained Honda refining and resculpting the Civic over all these years.
The important things that set the Civic apart is its fuel economic climate - all designs have actually integrated mpgs of in between 29 - 45 mpg, they racked up high on all the government accident examinations and they were constructed with very spacious insides for such little cars!