OwnerJim Stack
Owner's Other EVs2013 FORD Focus EV
Jeep VW EV
2005 Toyota Prius PHEV 10 Kw
2014 ELF Electric Light Fun
2007 Fujiton E-bike
2008 Rmartin LX1
2011 Nissan LEAF
2015 Kia Soul EV
LocationChandler, Arizona United States map
Web/EmailWebPage email image
Vehicle2003 Honda Civic Hybrid
a great mild hybrid
MotorHonda Brushless DC
two, 1.3L ICE ULEV and a 10KW Brushless DC
DrivetrainCVT Continuous Variable Transmission
ControllerHonda IMA
Integrated Motor Assit
Batteries120, 0.00 Volt, Nickel-Metal Hydride
120 D cell, SOLD in 2005
Honda hybrid batteries don't hold up in the
System Voltage144 Volts
regenerative braking
Heaterstandard water based ICE
DC/DC Converter
not required
InstrumentationReal Time 0-120 MPG, SOC, Assist-Regen
Top Speed102 MPH (164 KPH)
Accelerationsame as standard CIVIC
Range700 Miles (1126 Kilometers)
average 50-60 mpg. A few 70 mpg trips
EV Miles
Current:46 Miles (74 Kilometers)
Seating Capacity5 adults
Curb Weight3,200 Pounds (1,454 Kilograms)
close to a standard Civic
TiresDunlop High Rolling resistance tires
Conversion TimeFactory made Hybrid
Conversion CostBought new at about 20K
Additional FeaturesHighest mileage 5 passenger car sold in America.
MPG gauge on the dash is great.
40 watt per channel AM/FM CD Stereo.
Electric Power steering.
Aero spoiler and lowered to make .30 a .28 drag.
Regen braking on coasting and braking saves brakes and charges
Auto stop of ICE at full stop.
Very quiet and smooth, I get 55-60 mpg by driving smart!
I now average 56 mpg by driving smarter
I wish the back seats folded down.
I wish it was full hybrid to make it plugin hybrid

My next hybrid IS a Prius. I love it, it's 10 times better than the
I made my prius into a 10 Kw plugin, wow it's like a Tesla in the

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