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Honda Civic repairs by problem area

Engine (32%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (8%)

Brakes and Traction Control (5%)

Suspension and Steering (16%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (25%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (8%)

Other (5%)

Chart based on 3232 repairs.
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Honda Civic repair cost distribution

$2500+ (2%)

$1000 - $2499 (10%)

$500 - $999 (18%)

$100 - $499 (42%)

< $100 (28%)

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Chart based on 1944 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

Honda Civic problems by year

before 2000 (13%)

2001 - 2003 (26%)

2004 - 2005 (13%)

2006 - 2008 (32%)

2009 - 2011 (10%)

2012 - 2012 (3%)

2013 - 2015 (2%)

2016 - present (2%)

Chart based on 3271 repair trips.
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Personal Experiences of the Honda Civic

Honda Civic Personal Experiences: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2012 4dr Sedan 140-horsepower 1.8L I4
5-speed automatic FWD
We owned a 2000 Civic EX sedan for 13 years and 130K miles, which gave us very dependable service at a moderate running cost. Based on this we traded it in for a 2012 model. So far it has continued to provide solid, reliable transportation. full 2012 Honda Civic review
2011 4dr Sedan 197-horsepower 2.0L I4
6-speed manual FWD
This is my fourth Civic and they have proven reliability. full 2011 Honda Civic review
2009 4dr Sedan 140-horsepower 1.8L I4
5-speed automatic FWD
This applies to the brand. Very satisfied with the 1992 Accord I had until I bought this Civic. full 2009 Honda Civic review
2009 4dr Sedan 140-horsepower 1.8L I4
5-speed automatic FWD
no recalls/never a break down /very well made it seems full 2009 Honda Civic review
2009 4dr Sedan 140-horsepower 1.8L I4
5-speed automatic FWD
My 1993 4door DX was replaced this spring by a 2009 DX-VP. It had 203,000 miles. Required one non-scheduled repair. Chicago gridlock, roads, salt corrosion, potholes and the fact I got in 1995 when I was 16year old jackass took toll on it. Tough and Mean! full 2009 Honda Civic review
2007 2dr Coupe 140-horsepower 1.8L I4
5-speed automatic FWD
see above full 2007 Honda Civic review
2007 4dr Sedan 140-horsepower 1.8L I4
5-speed automatic FWD
not too expensive to maintain full 2007 Honda Civic review
2007 2dr Coupe 197-horsepower 2.0L I4
6-speed manual FWD
Reliability and the good resale value. I have owned several hondas and each has been a wonderful car. full 2007 Honda Civic review
2006 2dr Coupe 140-horsepower 1.8L I4
5-speed automatic FWD
My first car was a Civic, and I loved it, and coming back to one made sense after several other small 4 cylinder cars. full 2006 Honda Civic review
2006 4dr Sedan 140-horsepower 1.8L I4
5-speed automatic FWD
Father in law drove 2 Accords and had no significant problems over 10 years of use. full 2006 Honda Civic review
Honda Civic Personal Experiences: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2009 2dr Coupe 140-horsepower 1.8L I4
5-speed manual FWD
many repairs in time of guaranty full 2009 Honda Civic review
2007 2dr Coupe 197-horsepower 2.0L I4
6-speed manual FWD
Always wanted the Honda and got it. After owning it for a few years the desire has totally worn off. Just feel that Honda is living on namesake alone. Definitely should test drive others before settling. full 2007 Honda Civic review
 

Honda Civic Problems and Repair Histories

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