Most of the videos on YouTube channel Jared's Garage have just several hundred hits, but his latest has half a million and counting. I guess people were fascinated to see this design feature he discovered after removing some components from the console:
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This really does show a fanatical attention to detail by Honda's (or a supplier's) designers and engineers. Adding that gravity latch costs extra money. You'll never see that feature advertised in any Honda ad campaign. It's unlikely that taking the time, trouble and cost to manufacture that into each and every Civic would help them outsell the competition. Yet some conscientious individuals designed it into the car anyway.