I hope this doesn't sound stupid, but for some reason I'm totally torn
between which car to buy: the '06 Civic SI, or the '06 Accord Coupe V6 w/ 6
I've had the Accord coupe before - a 2002 V6 model (but with AT - it had 200
hp). And I really like the '06 MT version of the V6, with its 244 hp and
200+ lb. ft of torque. AND I like the fact that it has a better sound system
than the Coupe V6 auto.
On the other hand, I'm really attracted to the Civic SI - the new '06 body,
the 350 watt sound system w/ subwoofer (it looks like it's going to be nigh
on impossible to add a subwoofer to the Accord Coupe). It's got a decent 197
hp, a 6 speed MT, and yet .....
The Civic SI has 50 less hp, only has 138 ft lb or torque or so, and it
weighs only 500 lbs less than the Accord Coupe! Plus leather isn't even an
I'd really appreciate any thoughts on the way you'd go. Thanks in advance.
p.s. - I have already ruled out other makes - I've narrowed it down to the