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The Ultimate 2014 Honda Civic Review & Buyer's Guide by CarSmart Of Jackson

Are you on the hunt for a dependable compact car that blends efficiency, safety, and technology? CarSmart Of Jackson has you covered with this comprehensive review and buyer's guide to the 2014 Honda Civic. This popular model has undergone some notable improvements, solidifying its position as one of the top choices in the compact car segment. Whether you’re looking for a sedan with sleek lines or a sporty coupe for more thrill, here's why the 2014 Civic is worth considering.

2014 Honda Civic at CarSmart Of Jackson

Powertrain Performance and Fuel Efficiency

Engine Specs and Mileage of 2014 Honda Civic

The 2014 Honda Civic, available at CarSmart Of Jackson, packs a 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine, generating 143 horsepower and 129 pound-feet of torque. The introduction of a new continuously variable transmission (CVT) for most models significantly improves fuel economy. The Civic HF model boasts an impressive 35 mpg combined, positioning it among the most fuel-efficient non-hybrid vehicles. If you're from Jackson or nearby areas like Cape Girardeau, Scott City, or Perryville, you can enjoy economical fuel consumption without sacrificing performance.

Driving Dynamics and Handling

Standard Civic models provide stable acceleration, while the sport-tuned LX coupe and Si trims deliver a firmer suspension for a more exhilarating drive. The quick-response CVT ensures smooth acceleration, enhancing driver satisfaction. At CarSmart Of Jackson, these variations cater to different driving preferences, whether you're cruising through Sikeston or taking a road trip to Chaffee.

Safety Features and Ratings

Safety is a top priority for CarSmart Of Jackson, and the 2014 Honda Civic meets high standards. It comes equipped with stability control, antilock brakes, front side airbags, side curtain airbags, and a rearview camera for added security. Higher trims include a blind-spot camera (LaneWatch), further enhancing safety. The Civic's safety ratings are exceptional, with a top five-star overall rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the highest "Good" rating in multiple tests by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). These safety features and ratings ensure peace of mind for drivers in Poplar Bluff, Bloomfield, and Dexter, Missouri.

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Features to Look For in a Used Car

When shopping for a used car, certain features can make a world of difference in terms of comfort, safety, and style. At CarSmart Of Jackson, we believe in providing valuable tips to ensure you find the perfect vehicle. Today, we're focusing on four key features that can enhance your driving experience.

Alloy Wheels are not just about looks—they offer durability and can reduce the overall weight of the vehicle, contributing to better handling and performance. If you're considering a used car with alloy wheels, you can expect a sleek design and enhanced driving dynamics.

Heated Seats are a luxury that many drivers don't want to live without, especially during colder months. If you find yourself shivering on winter mornings, heated seats can be a game-changer. They provide warmth and comfort, making your commute more enjoyable.

Back-Up Cameras have become increasingly popular for good reason. They offer an extra level of safety by providing a clear view of what's behind you when reversing. This feature is particularly useful in tight parking spaces and helps prevent accidents. At CarSmart Of Jackson, we recommend looking for cars equipped with back-up cameras for added safety and convenience.

Finally, leather upholstery adds a touch of elegance to any car's interior. Beyond the aesthetics, leather upholstery is durable and easy to clean, making it ideal for families or anyone who enjoys a touch of luxury. It's also resistant to stains, ensuring your vehicle's interior stays in top condition.

When shopping for your next used car at CarSmart Of Jackson, consider these features to enhance your driving experience. Visit our website to explore our inventory and find a vehicle that checks all the boxes.

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Interior Comfort and Technology

Cabin Design and Features

Step inside the 2014 Civic, and you'll find a driver-oriented dashboard with a modern two-tier display, ensuring ease of use. The 7-inch touchscreen interface allows for seamless smartphone integration via the HondaLink system, offering features like voice control and app-based navigation. CarSmart Of Jackson’s customers in the Jackson area can enjoy the advanced technology, even if initial compatibility is mainly with iPhone users. Honda plans to expand to Android later this year, making it even more versatile.

Seating and Cargo Space

The 2014 Honda Civic offers comfortable front seating and a roomy rear bench, ideal for short and long journeys. If you're considering a coupe, the rear seats might be a bit snug for longer trips, but the sedan offers competitive cargo space within its class. Customers from Farmington to Perryville will appreciate the Civic's spaciousness and versatility.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q: How does the 2014 Honda Civic's fuel efficiency compare to other compact cars?

A: The Civic's EPA-estimated 33 mpg combined with the CVT places it among the most fuel-efficient compact cars available, making it a popular choice at CarSmart Of Jackson.

Q: Does the 2014 Honda Civic’s infotainment system support Android?

Q: What safety features make the 2014 Honda Civic a reliable choice?

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Final Thoughts on the 2014 Honda Civic

The 2014 Honda Civic, available at CarSmart Of Jackson, is a compelling option for those seeking efficiency, safety, and comfort in a compact car. With its balanced performance, fuel efficiency, advanced safety features, and modern technology, it stands out in its class. If you're in Jackson or surrounding areas like Cape Girardeau, Scott City, Perryville, Sikeston, Chaffee, Poplar Bluff, Bloomfield, or Dexter, Missouri, CarSmart Of Jackson is ready to help you find your perfect Civic.

Financing Options and Vehicle Warranty with CarSmart Of Jackson

At CarSmart Of Jackson, we understand that not everyone has a perfect credit history. That's why we offer flexible financing options for all credit situations. Whether you have good credit, bad credit, or no credit, our experienced finance team is here to help you get approved. We work with a range of lenders to find the best financing solution tailored to your needs.

If you're concerned about reliability, you'll be pleased to know that most of our vehicles, 10 years or newer and under 100,000 miles, come with a FREE Lifetime Powertrain Warranty. This warranty provides additional peace of mind, knowing that your vehicle's engine, transmission, and drivetrain are protected.

And don't worry if you don't find the exact vehicle you're looking for in our current inventory. CarSmart Of Jackson has established relationships with dealers and auctions across the country, allowing us to locate and secure the vehicle that meets your specifications. Whether you're looking for a particular make, model, or color, we'll go the extra mile to ensure you drive away satisfied.

Ready to find your next vehicle? Visit our website to view our current inventory and see the fantastic options waiting for you at CarSmart Of Jackson. If you don't see what you're looking for, contact us, and we'll be happy to assist you in finding your dream car. Don't wait—your ideal vehicle could be just a click away!

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About The Author

Kevin Schingeck, born and raised in the heart of Missouri, has established himself as a trusted authority in automotive sales and financing over an illustrious 13-year career. As the General Manager of both our Farmington and Jackson, Missouri locations, Kevin's extensive knowledge extends beyond just sales, excelling in connecting customers with ideal financing solutions tailored to their needs. His knack for pairing clients with the right lenders stems from a rich blend of local insights and industry expertise. For anyone seeking comprehensive guidance in the realm of vehicle sales and financing, Kevin's unparalleled experience and leadership at our dual locations stand as a testament to his dedication and proficiency.


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