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2016 Honda Civic repairs by problem area

Engine (18%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (3%)

Brakes and Traction Control (8%)

Suspension and Steering (3%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (51%)

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

Other (10%)

Chart based on 39 repairs.
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2016 Honda Civic repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (0%)

$100 - $499 (4%)

< $100 (96%)

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Chart based on 23 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2016 Honda Civic 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 174hp 1.5L I4 CVT FWD

Honda Civic in West Virginia, United States
Nov 2015 - Jul 2018
Mar 2018

36000 mi
No cold air, system had to be evacuated and recharged. Dye was installed to check for leaks should the air blow warm at a later date. 
Honda Civic in Illinois, United States
Oct 2017 - Sep 2018
Mar 2018

24000 mi
Smelled gas in oil when I checked the oil.Took to dealer twice. Dealer claimed there wasn't a problem. I changed the oil and am continuing to monitor. 
Honda Civic in Texas, United States
Jul 2016 - Jun 2018
Jun 2017

19500 mi
Windshield replacement 
Honda Civic in California, United States
Mar 2016 - Jun 2018
Apr 2017

12000 mi
Half shaft bearing leak. 
Honda Civic in Louisiana, United States
Jun 2016 - Sep 2018
Apr 2018

17000 mi
infotainment has gotten stuck twice unable to show favorite channels and being able to repair it through about a 4 steps procedure as read in honda forum. 
Honda Civic in North Carolina, United States
Jun 2016 - Jun 2018
Aug 2017

26000 mi
Ticking noise could be heard when AC was on and would continue temporarily when AC was turned off. 
May 2018

35757 mi
Sounds of bearing wear indicated to the dealer. Asked dealer to test drive. 
Honda Civic in Ontario, Canada
Feb 2016 - Jan 2019
Jun 2018

27900 mi

C $150
The lane departure assist stays on all the time and activates at a much lower speed than its set at. The soft touch buttons shows its set to off but it’s still active. If the wipers are working the function does not activate. Honda is not able to resolve this and wants to charge me for diagnostic only. 
Honda Civic in Massachusetts, United States
Mar 2016 - Jun 2018
Jun 2018

12000 mi
The air conditioning was not working and a mesh piece had a hole in it that needed to be replaced. 
Honda Civic in Texas, United States
Apr 2016 - Jun 2018
Apr 2018

58000 mi
Motor Mount Replaced 
Honda Civic in Massachusetts, United States
Oct 2015 - Mar 2018
Feb 2016

10100 mi
Passenger side heater box pulled and heater core replaced. 
Apr 2016

19700 mi
Cable connecting car functions (air bag, audio controls, etc) to steering wheel severed. 
Jun 2016

28000 mi
Evaporator drain leaking water in passenger side floor 
Mar 2018

116000 mi
Problem undiagnosed. Battery drains rendering car unable to start 
Honda Civic in Ohio, United States
Jun 2016 - Sep 2018
Mar 2017

5100 mi
Infrequent noise at engine startup. Service could not replicate. I basically accepted it as a 'fluke' until I researched and found others had same exact issue. At my first scheduled maintenance I mentioned it to service, they also could not replicate but I insisted on showing a video from a civic forum and the service department found a new tsb just released a day before my service date. tsb bulletin for software update for the electric parking brake. 
Honda Civic in Michigan, United States
Apr 2016 - Sep 2016
Jul 2016

2300 mi
One trip to the dealership to replace the infotainment system. It was glitchy. They had a TSB and replaced the whole system no questions asked. 
Honda Civic in Colorado, United States
Mar 2016 - Jun 2017
Dec 2016

8000 mi
Parking brake recall 
Honda Civic in Minnesota, United States
Jun 2016 - Jun 2017
Nov 2016

4700 mi
Software update for traction control system, I believe. 
Honda Civic in British Columbia, Canada
Jan 2017 - Jul 2018
Jan 2017

6200 mi
Fan made noise 
Jul 2017

17980 mi
Function screen blanked out. Honda dealer was able to reset but indicated this is a wide problem that may result in a recall 
Honda Civic in North Carolina, United States
Mar 2016 - Jul 2018
Jul 2016

9300 mi
The Satellite radio would not connect sometimes and would require reboot. They flashed the system with update, but they said that if got stuck and they did not know if it good or not. Still doing same thing so back it goes soon. 
Oct 2016

16000 mi
Had To Update The software on the Infotainment as sometimes it would not connect to XM and needed rebooting of the system to get it to work 

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2016 Honda Civic 4dr Sedan

158-horsepower 2.0L I4 CVT FWD

Honda Civic in Florida, United States
Feb 2016 - Jun 2018
Apr 2016 The civic had water inside the Left front headlight but by the time my son got to the scheduled repair the water dissipated and never came back. Verdict- No repair attempted because the problem fixed itself. 
Honda Civic in Virginia, United States
Jul 2016 - Jun 2018
Mar 2018

9000 mi
Car didn't start. Was completely dead with no response. Battery was fine. Disconnected the positive terminal, reconnected it, and the car started. 
May 2018

11343 mi
Skid plate came loose, was hanging down and causing the car to "bottom out" excessively. The dealer reconnected or reattached the skid plate. 

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2016 Honda Civic 4dr Sedan

158-horsepower 2.0L I4 6-speed manual FWD

Honda Civic in Georgia, United States
Dec 2015 - Apr 2018
Dec 2017

24787 mi
Valve Cover Gasket was leaking oil. They noticed it on the last oil changed and repaired it under warranty. 

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2016 Honda Civic 2dr Coupe

turbocharged 174hp 1.5L I4 CVT FWD

Honda Civic in Illinois, United States
Aug 2016 - Jun 2018
Jun 2017

6267 mi
Service Bulletin #16-099 repair for Center High Mount Stop Lamp Cover falling off. 
Honda Civic in California, United States
Mar 2016 - May 2017
May 2016

US $20
Cover over third brake light came loose. I purchased high temperature tape to reattach it. This is a common problem with the coupe 
Sep 2016

12000 mi
Infotainment system would fail to work properly. Dealer installed software revision which fixed the problem, 
Honda Civic in Washington, United States
Apr 2016 - Jun 2018
Apr 2017

12000 mi
Third brake light housing came loose from the rear window, it was re attached. The radio would just stop working and only a restart of the car would fix it, it needed a software update. That included Carplay. 
Jun 2017

12000 mi
Multiple beeping when shutting door. Dealer cant figure it out. Car wont lock sometimes automatically 
Sep 2017

16000 mi
Car battery goes dead twice now. Also wont lock with auto lock activated, usually one in 8 or 9 attempts. Car doesnt lock beeping several times 
Honda Civic in California, United States
Oct 2016 - Jan 2017
Jan 2017 Included unusual sound emanating from dash in addition to 2 recalls 
Honda Civic in New Jersey, United States
Mar 2016 - Jun 2018
Sep 2016

4000 mi
Oil leak, timing chain cover 

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2016 Honda Civic 2dr Coupe

158-horsepower 2.0L I4 CVT FWD

Honda Civic in Missouri, United States
Jun 2016 - Jan 2018
Aug 2016 The driver's side door latch had to be replaced, it would freeze and not un-lock using the key fob, or key-less pull of the handle. Passenger side window stuck when opening. 
Jul 2017

14000 mi
My battery went suddenly dead. I got the car jumped and went to buy gas, the fuel door wouldn't open AND the driver's side door latch wouldn't open. Had to open from passenger's side door. Couldn't reproduce the problem at the dealership, so I took the car home. 

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