I am an engineer by profession; its in our DNA that we use right tools for the job at hand; we dont fall in love in one tool or the other (H)
I clearly mentioned in my post that we will see when this Dual VVTI thing will come how it performs; before actual users feedback it would be useless discussion. I just shared my observation that M/T Civic is not that heavy on the pocket; even in comparison to 5th gen "City" (which I guess is the best in this regard. And this is endorsed by other members as well that M/T Civic has better fuel consumption.
I am not a fanboy; I would rather love to see both the cars in our porch (Insha-Allah). At one stage I was rather thinking that outgoing Altis 1.8 was better than Civic. This said; I have other reservations and many of it are with both the vendors and those have nothing to do with Toyota vs Honda or Altis vs Civic.
My dad is Toyota fanboy; I picked Civic because someone had to and he didnt wanted to