#312 2022 Honda Civic; Which Cars of Today Will Be Future Classics?

published 1 month ago by Consumer Reports

On this week's episode, we talk about the redesigned 2022 Honda Civic, and share our first impressions on its driving characteristics, styling, and comfort. Ford has announced an all-new small pickup, the Maverick, and we discuss how it might fit into a market dominated by oversized vehicles. We also give a glimpse into our headlight testing at the track, and how halogen lights compare to LEDs. Other topics include why a truck's hood height can pose a risk to pedestrians and drivers of smaller cars; proper oil change intervals for short commutes; whether a new car that sat on a dealer's lot for months may have a risk of 'lot rot;' if turning off the A/C in a car saves gas; and our experts predict which modern cars will become classics in the future.     ----------------------------------- Have a question for our experts? Leave a comment on this episode, or reach out to us directly!   From your iOS device, iMessage us at TalkingCars@icloud.com to send a photo, video, or text directly to the Talking Cars team!   We love to feature our viewers on the show, so submit video questions at    Subscribe to Talking Cars on Spotify:      SHOW NOTES ----------------------------------- 00:00 - Introduction 00:34 - CR’s Headlight Testing 03:27 - Hidden Danger of BIG Trucks 07:27 - 2022 Ford Maverick Preview 12:32 - 2022 Honda Civic First Impressions 18:12 - Modern Classics 26:50 - Question #1: What are the proper oil change intervals for short commute vehicles? 29:27 - Question #2: Could a new car that sat on a dealer’s lot for months experience ‘lot rot?’ 33:13 - Question #3: Why are battery powered cars called electric vehicles? 36:13 - Question #4: Does turning off the A\C in a car save fuel?     ----------------------------------   First Drive: 2022 Honda Civic Stands Out Among Compact Sedans   Preview: 2022 Ford Maverick Priced Under $20,000 With Standard Hybrid   Headlight Testing   The Hidden Danger of BIG Trucks   Best New Cars for Teens   5 Things to Know About Oil Changes for Your Car   How to Cool Your Car Like a Pro   10 Tips to Get the Most Out of a Tank of Gas   How to Get the Best Fuel Economy Now   Guide to Car Safety   Coronavirus Resource Hub     ----------------------------------- Check out   for the latest reviews, tips, and recommendations and subscribe to our YouTube Channel: 

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