No recall was issued for the condenser because it is not a safety hazard.
Sure, you can spout us a line of baloney about creating an affordable, economic car for people who love to drive, but what you've really done is reminded us of how bleak the world is going to be when new cars with manual transmissions finally disappear from this great green Earth.
But the best option on the new hatchback is that of a six-speed manual transmission.
It does have a turbo in it that gives it a nice little kick when attempting to speed up quickly.
Below that we get gorgeous climate control knobs, and on the Sport Touring they have a metal finish.
Honda claims the new Civic brings a 19% improvement in torsional rigidity compared with its predecessor, which is said to bring enhanced ride quality, handling performance and refinement, while new adhesive and insulation methods reduce noise, vibration and harshness.
It's rated at a respectable 158 horsepower and 138 pound-feet of torque.
You can't go wrong with either model, but as fans of do-it-yourself shifting, we know which one we'd take.