Honda completely redesigned its Civic lineup last year, coming out with all-new sedan and coupe models. This year, Honda has revised the entire Civic line to further improve handling and to reduce noise and vibration. The interior also gets some upgrades, particularly to the LX trim. That makes the 2002 Civic line the state of the art in Honda compacts. Also new, is a hot new hatchback. The Honda Civic Si, a famous compact among performance enthusiast, adds some vinegar to the Civic lineup. Regardless of model, the new Honda Civics offer quality, efficiency, pleasant road manners, and a comfortable cabin. They are among the best compact cars available. Honda's engineers are masters at space efficiency. Civic sedan, coupe, and hatchback body styles were all designed to maximize space for people and minimize the room given for mechanical systems. Compared with the previous-generation Civics, the these new Civics are roomier inside, yet smaller on the outside. They are marvels of efficient packaging.