The 2018 Honda Civic offers a lot of functionality and technology. In this iDriveSoCal Podcast, we hear directly from a brand new Civic owner.

Paola from Fontana, CA just purchased her new Civic from Rock Honda. Hear what she has to say about her new car and her buying experience.


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Recorded May 26, 2018 at Rock Honda in Fontana, CA

Paola Vega: I really like the touch screen. I listen to music a lot, so I feel like that’s a good feature. I also like that is has a lot of space, like if I wanna like take my friends for a ride, or my family. And the cameras for, it will help me park, when I’m making turns to make sure I don’t hit anything. Which I won’t. I’m a good driver.

Tom Smith: Welcome to iDriveSoCal, the podcast all about mobility from the automotive capital of the United States, southern California. Tom Smith here, out at Rock Honda, in the Los Angeles suburb of Fontana, California. And I am with Paola, from Fontana, California, who is a new Rock Honda customer. Thank you for joining the iDriveSoCal podcast, and congratulations on your new Honda.

Paola Vega: Thank you. Thank you for having me.

Tom Smith: So, tell me what you got today.

Paola Vega: I got a black Honda Civic LX.

Tom Smith: Awesome. And what made you decide to come here to Rock Honda?

Paola Vega: Well, one of the reasons was because I live super close to-

Tom Smith: Always a good thing.

Paola Vega: I live, yeah, I live like about two minutes away.

Tom Smith: Okay, well, that makes it really easy.

Paola Vega: Yeah. And so I had also heard like good things about … My dad, he had visited the dealer before. And he knew Rafael, which was who I brought it from. So, we heard good things about him.

Tom Smith: Rafael took good care of you?

Paola Vega: Yes. Yes.

Tom Smith: And tell me about your Honda Civic. Is this your first Honda?

Paola Vega: Yeah. First car.

Tom Smith: First car?

Paola Vega: Yeah.

Tom Smith: Congratulations.

Paola Vega: Thank you.

Tom Smith: Exciting, huh?

Paola Vega: Yeah.

Tom Smith: So it’s your first car, and it’s your first new car?

Paola Vega: Yeah.

Tom Smith: All right. Man, I’m jealous. So, tell me about your Civic.

Paola Vega: Well, the one I got, it’s black. I’ve always wanted a black car.

Tom Smith: You got what you wanted.

Paola Vega: Yeah, and then it also has the cameras for like, when I’m reversing, and the side ones.

Tom Smith: Yep.

Paola Vega: The sun roof.

Tom Smith: Nice.

Paola Vega: Which was something I didn’t plan to get, but once I saw it, I really liked it.

Tom Smith: Yes.

Paola Vega: I had to get it.

Tom Smith: Cars have that way of doing it. All right? It’s like, “Oh, I wasn’t planning on it. Wow, I really like that.”

Paola Vega: Yeah.

Tom Smith: Okay, and is it … Did you say it was a sedan or a two door?

Paola Vega: Yeah, a sedan.

Tom Smith: And what features are on it that are your favorites?

Paola Vega: I really like the touch screen.

Tom Smith: Okay, yeah.

Paola Vega: I listen to music a lot, so I feel like that’s a good feature. And the cameras that will really help me. And, yeah. I just like the whole car in general.

Tom Smith: What color is the interior?

Paola Vega: It’s black.

Tom Smith: Awesome.

Paola Vega: All black. I also like that is has a lot of space, like if I wanna like take my friends for a ride, or my family. I can connect my Bluetooth on there. I’ve never had a car that did that, so that’s exciting.

Tom Smith: Awesome.

Paola Vega: Yeah, and the cameras for, it will help me park, when I’m making turns to make sure I don’t hit anything. Which I won’t. I’m a good driver.

Tom Smith: Well, Paola, from Fontana, from right here in Fontana, California, congratulations again on your new Honda.

Paola Vega: Thank you. Thank you.

Tom Smith: And thank you for joining us for the iDriveSoCal podcast.

Paola Vega: Thank you for having me.

Tom Smith: And for iDriveSoCal, I’m Tom Smith. Thank you for listening.