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Original owner, sad to sell, but I rarely get to drive this now that I have 2 children. Best to contact me by email: danmk1 at gmail dot com

- Photos: http://www.insightcentral.net/forums/members/273354-danmk1-albums-thinking-about-selling.html
- 127k miles (was 125K miles)
- Original owner, maintained to keep for a lifetime!
- First 90k miles on country roads in first 6 years, averaging around 65mpg, then moved and changed jobs.
- Next 35k miles mostly in city over the past 10 years, averaging much less.
- Parked outside first 13 years, and garage-kept past 3 years.
- Excellent shifting, and clutch still feels like new.
- Always starts immediately, no mechanical issues ever.
- Reconditioned battery with entirely new, complete IMA system including display, ECU and wiring, performed under warranty by Honda at 101K (serviced at 99,800 and they said all was fine...).
- HybridAutomotive grid charger added in 2015 to compensate for:
- HAD two DTCs when originally posted, but now just one: CEL with a P0420 for low catalytic converter efficiency (either the cat or an O2 sensor). An IMA code has been resolved (was a P1449 with 78 subcode indicating some bad cells in the NiMh battery, but a monthly 12-hour grid charge keeps the battery working smoothly, and I went 6 weeks without a charge in October with no problems. Charged overnight before a 450 mile weekend trip and still drives great). See discussion here: http://www.insightcentral.net/forum...ew-12v-battery-wont-charge-3.html#post1278690
- Clean body, zero accidents, very few minor scrapes.
- Black trim paint on polished chrome below door windows is flaking off. Will look good when it all comes off.
- Very clean interior! 1" seam separation on driver's seat.
- 6 CD changer in hatch, original radio with cassette (if you remember those).
- We've had some country round trips near 90 mpg, and tanks around 80 mpg, but a relatively low lifetime average of 58 mpg since we live just 4 miles from work, and can't take long trips with 2 children.

$2950 firm for this low mileage, fun-to-drive, beloved car (or trade for a Tesla...
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Contact me at danmk1 at gmail dot com
 

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Offer pending (less than asking price, but way over Atikovi's reference)! Will keep listed through Labor Day. This is a very fine specimen, and I'll be sad to see her go, but happy to see an InsightCentral member get her.
 

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Took the car (and one daughter) camping in PA this weekend - 463 miles with a perfectly operating IMA system! (The mountains always put it to a test, and only got 60.8 mpg.) After a 12-hr grid charge last week - leveling the NiMh at 154V - I cleared the codes and had a great trip. The CEL didn't appear until 150 miles, and is probably the cat or O2 sensor.

Buyer backed out, so still for sale!
 

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Bump - running stronger than expected (no IMA issues)! Approaching 126k miles. My babies need a new pair of back seats...
 

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I passed this on to someone who might be interested.
 

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Updated now that the IMA issue has been resolved and the car is totally reliable! We've taken it on several trips over 300 miles and added 2k miles with zero issues. I'm holding firm on the price now, then plan to repair the catalytic code this winter and list for $3500 in the spring on higher-traffic websites. Would love for a forum member to get her first!
 

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Whats your location?
 
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