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2012 Honda Civic Problems and Repair Histories

142 TrueDelta members own a 2012 Honda Civic. 30 of these members (21.1%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 41 repairs to 2012 Honda Civics--an average of 0.3 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2012 Honda Civic problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2012 Honda Civic problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2012 Honda Civic problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of 2012 Honda Civic repairs by problem area

32% of the 2012 Honda Civic repairs were to the engine, 2% to the transmission, 2% to the suspension, 44% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 2% to the body and trim, and 17% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 41 repairs.
Non-members can see only ten 2012 Honda Civic problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2012 Honda Civic 4dr Sedan

201-horsepower 2.4L I4 6-speed manual FWD

Honda Civic in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2011 0    
14880 0 Check engine light on. Reset, no action taken 
Honda Civic in Quebec, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2011 0    
0 Passenger "airbag off" warning light remaining always on. Required reset by Dealer--not sure how they did it. 
3720  

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2012 Honda Civic 4dr Sedan

140-horsepower 1.8L I4 5-speed automatic FWD

Honda Civic in Tennessee, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2012 14000    
14000 0 leaking psi switch- all oil came out of car Short block replaced in car. 
Honda Civic in Michigan, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2011 0    
21000 0 "Check emissions system" light on. Dealership said probably loose gas cap, refused to check the code. The gas cap was not loose. Light went off briefly, now on again. Appt next week to look at it. 
22000 0 "Check emissions light" came on again. Dealership checked codes, two issues. One was the thermostat, and the other was a valve related to the thermostat , which had a TSB. Both items were replaced, no further issues. 
37000  
Honda Civic in North Carolina, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2011 0    
2000 0 The air conditioning/heating system failed and mechanic at dealership fixed issue. 
7000 0 Oil leak detected and oil pan replaced as leak traced back there. 
10000 0 Plastic cover around steering wheel came unscrewed and fell off whilst driving. 
11000 0 Freon had been leaking from the AC unit. Dealer determined it was leaking through the evaporator. New part was installed and problem was solved. All lights on dash came on. Needed to be reset by dealer. 
 

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2012 Honda Civic 2dr Coupe

201-horsepower 2.4L I4 6-speed manual FWD

Honda Civic in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2012 0    
3000 0 engine was completely out of oil on the dipstick even though car only has 3470 miles on it and i put oil in it when i last filled it before i brought it in to the dealer.dealer overfilled it for the oil consumption test.had to redo 
11000 0 Battery repeatedly dead. took to local shop said voltage regulator bad.second opnion at electrical shop was alt diode. Took it to dealer 100 mi away who said no problem and others just want to sell parts. Honda warranty is crap.useless.. 

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2012 Honda Civic 2dr Coupe

140-horsepower 1.8L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Honda Civic in Ohio, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2011 0    
14000 0 Broken headrest bracket causing it not to lock in. 
 

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2012 Honda Civic 2dr Coupe

140-horsepower 1.8L I4 5-speed automatic FWD

Honda Civic in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2012 5000    
5000 0 All lights on dash came on All lights on dash came in and no power steering since its electrical. 
Honda Civic in Ohio, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2012 0    
1000 0 Freon had not been installed when I bought the new car 
5000 0 Freon had been leaking from the AC . Dealer finally found it was leaking thru the evaporator. Part was secured and installed and problem was solved. 
20000  
Honda Civic in Florida, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2012 6000    
7000 0 Odometer stopped working and the mileage/miles left before needing refueling all in the display window 
20000  

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