Honda Civic

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Honda Civic Review

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Developed based on the eighth generation, the new Honda Civic comes with a number of distinct changes in the design of the exterior and interior, and an optimized powertrain range with displacements of 1.4 and 1.8 liters (petrol) and 2.2 liter (diesel).

From autumn as a modification of the model will be added completely new, high-tech diesel engine, which is the first unit for the European market, included in the new Earth Dreams Technology family of Honda. With a displacement of 1.6 liters, it is the lightest in its class and promises low-damaging CO2 emissions below 100 grams per kilometer.

Honda Civic combines impressive performance, unique design and versatility.

To do so, engineers and the company’s designers explore new ideas, learn new things and have found new ways to solve problems. The development of the car it took four years tests and the results speak for themselves.

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The smallest problem on Honda Civic owners that would go unnoticed. The eighth-generation model (early 2006) resembles its predecessor externally as much as the space shuttle has to do with rockets Series Apollo.

Pros: multiple body variants, convenient loading and unloading, handling performance, temperamental engines, high reliability, good furniture, Economy, Durability

Cons: less space for rear seat, small trunk in a two-door version, limited comfort suspension, noisy engine, poor visibility (new model) car is pretty low in the engine space is quite filled, Ride hard, in some diesels to 2003 turbo gives defect

Typical damage in Honda Civic

defects in electrical and lighting system
defective wheel suspension
corroded exhaust system

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2.2 CDTi (new model) with 140 hp Extremely quiet, resilient turbodiesel with enough smooth move. Fuel consumption 6.5 l/100 km circular.

Two-liter petrol with 160 hp Four engine smoothly with very quick reactions. Cost about 9 L/100 km.History of the modelSeventh-generation 2001 Honda Civic, Type R version sports an extraordinarily nimble two-liter engine (200 hp).
2003 new style, now Program ESP. 2.0 (150 hp) and 1.3-hybrid engine (83 hp).

2004 1.7 CDTi (100 hp).

2006 New Civic (four-door).

2007 Presentation of a two-door model.

All Honda Civic models produced so far

1979 – 1982

Civic – 3 door / hatch 60 hp Manual transmission
Civic Combi – 5 door / wagon 60 hp Manual transmission

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Civic – 3 door / hatch 60 hp Manual transmission
Civic – 5 door / hatch 60 hp Manual transmission

1982 – 1983

Civic – 3 door / hatch 70 hp Manual transmission
Civic Combi – 5 door / wagon 60 hp Manual transmission
Civic – 3 door / hatch 60 hp Manual transmission
Civic – 3 door / hatch 60 hp Manual transmission
Civic – 5 door / hatch 60 hp Manual transmission

1983 – 1986

Civic CRX Coupe 1.5i – 3 door / Coupe Manual transmission

1983 – 1987

Civic 1.5 – 3 door / hatch 86 hp Manual transmission
Civic 1.3 – 3 door / hatch 71 hp Automatic transmission
Civic 1.2 – 3 door / hatch 54 bhp Manual transmission
Civic 1.5i – 3 door / hatchback 101 hp Manual transmission
Civic 1.3 – 3 door / hatch 71 hp Manual transmission
Civic 1.5 – 3 door / hatch 86 hp Automatic transmission
Civic Shuttle 1.5 – 5 doors / 86 hp minivan Automatic transmission
Civic Shuttle 1.5 – 5 doors / 86 hp minivan Manual transmission

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1985 – 1987

Civic Shuttle 1.5 4WD – 5 doors / 86 hp minivan Manual transmission

1986 – 1987

Civic CRX Coupe 1.6i 16V – 3 door / coupe 125 hp Manual transmission

1987 – 1989

Civic Shuttle 1.4 – 5 doors / 90 hp minivan Manual transmission
Civic Shuttle 1.4 – 5 doors / 90 hp minivan Automatic transmission
Civic 1.4 – 3 door / hatch 90 hp Manual transmission
Civic 1.4 – 3 door / hatch 90 hp Automatic transmission
Civic 1.4 – 4 door / sedan 90 hp Manual transmission
Civic 1.4 – 4 door / sedan 90 hp Automatic transmission

1987 – 1990

Civic 1.3 – 3 door / hatch 75 hp Manual transmission
Civic 1.3 – 3 door / hatch 75 hp Automatic transmission

1987 – 1991

Civic 1.6i – 4 door / sedan 110 hp Manual transmission
Civic 1.6i – 3 door / hatchback 110 hp Manual transmission

1988 – 1989

Civic CRX Coupe 1.6i – 3 door / coupe 131 hp Manual transmission

1988 – 1992

Civic Shuttle 1.6i 4WD – 5 door / van 107 hp Manual transmission

1989 – 1991

Civic 1.5i – 3 door / hatch 90 hp Manual transmission
Civic 1.5i – 3 door / hatch 90 hp Automatic transmission

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Civic 1.5i – 4 door / sedan 90 hp Automatic transmission
Civic 1.5i – 4 door / sedan 90 hp Manual transmission

1989 – 1993

Civic Shuttle 1.5i – 5 doors / 90 hp minivan Manual transmission
Civic CRX Coupe 1.6i – 3 door / coupe 124 hp Manual transmission
Civic Shuttle 1.5i – 5 doors / 90 hp minivan Automatic transmission

1990 – 1991

Civic 1.3 – 3 door / hatch 75 hp Manual transmission
Civic 1.6i VTEC – 3 door / hatchback 150 hp Manual transmission

1990 – 1992

Civic CRX Coupe 1.6i VTEC – 3 door / coupe 150 hp Manual transmission

1991 – 1994

Civic 1.3 DXi – 3 door / hatch 75 hp Manual transmission

1991 – 1995

Civic 1.6 VTi – 3 door / hatchback 160 hp Manual transmission
Civic 1.5 DXi – 4 door / sedan 90 hp Manual transmission
Civic 1.6 ESi – 4 door / sedan 125 hp Manual transmission
Civic 1.6 VTi – 4 door / sedan 160 hp Manual transmission
Civic 1.5 DXi – 3 door / hatch 90 hp Manual transmission
Civic 1.5 DXi – 3 door / hatch 90 hp Automatic transmission
Civic 1.5 VEi – 3 door / hatch 90 hp Manual transmission
Civic 1.6 ESi – 3 door / hatchback 125 hp Manual transmission
Civic 1.5 DXi – 4 door / sedan 90 hp Automatic transmission

1993 – 1995

Civic 1.5 VEi – 4 door / sedan 90 hp Manual transmission

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1994 – 1996

Civic Coupe 1.6 ESi – 2 door / Coupe 125 hp Automatic transmission
Civic Coupe 1.5 LSi – 2 door / Coupe 102 hp Automatic transmission
Civic Coupe 1.5 DXi – 2 door / Coupe 102 hp Manual transmission
Civic Coupe 1.6 ESi – 2 door / Coupe 125 hp Manual transmission

1995 – 1996

Civic 1.6i SR VTEC – 5 door / hatchback 126 hp Manual transmission
Civic 1.5 DXi – 4 door / sedan 90 hp Manual transmission
Civic 1.4i – 5 door / hatch 90 hp Manual transmission
Civic 1.6i – 5 door / hatchback 113 hp Manual transmission
Civic 1.5 DXi – 3 door / hatch 90 hp Manual transmission
Civic 1.6i – 4 door / sedan 125 hp Manual transmission
Civic 1.3 DXi – 3 door / hatch 75 hp Manual transmission
Civic 1.6i – 5 door / hatchback 113 hp Automatic transmission
Civic 1.4i – 5 door / hatch 90 hp Automatic transmission

1995 – 1997

Civic 1.5i VTEC-E – 5 door / hatch 90 hp Manual transmission

1995 – 1999

Civic 1.5i VTEC-E – 3 door / hatchback 114 hp Automatic transmission
Civic 1.6i ES – 3 door / hatchback 114 hp Automatic transmission

1995 – 2001

Civic 1.4i – 3 door / hatch 90 hp Automatic transmission
Civic 1.6 VTi – 3 door / hatchback 160 hp Manual transmission
Civic 1.4i – 3 door / hatch 75 hp Manual transmission
Civic 1.4i – 3 door / hatch 90 hp Manual transmission
Civic 1.5i VTEC-E – 3 door / hatchback 114 hp Manual transmission

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1996 – 1997

Civic 1.4i – 5 door / hatch 90 hp Automatic transmission
Civic 1.4i – 5 door / hatch 90 hp Manual transmission

1996 – 1998

Civic 1.6 VTi – 4 door / sedan 160 hp Manual transmission

1996 – 1999

Civic Coupe 1.6i – 2 door / Coupe 105 hp Automatic transmission

1996 – 2001

Civic 1.5i LS VTEC-E – 4 door / sedan 114 hp Manual transmission
Civic 1.4i – 4 door / sedan 90 hp Automatic transmission
Civic 1.4i – 4 door / sedan 90 hp Manual transmission
Civic Coupe 1.6i – 2 door / Coupe 105 hp Manual transmission
Civic 1.5i LS VTEC-E – 4 door / sedan 114 hp Automatic transmission

1997 – 1998

Civic 1.6i – 5 door / hatchback 115 hp Automatic transmission
Civic 1.8i VTi – 5 door / hatchback 170 hp Manual transmission

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1997 – 2001

Civic 1.5i VTEC-E – 5 door / hatchback 114 hp Manual transmission
Civic 1.4i – 5 door / hatch 90 hp Automatic transmission
Civic 1.4i – 5 door / hatch 90 hp Manual transmission

1998 – 1999

Civic Aero Deck 1.8 VTi – 5 door / wagon 170 hp Manual transmission

1998 – 2001

Civic Aero Deck 1.5i VTEC-E – 5 door / wagon 114 hp Manual transmission
Civic Aero Deck 1.4i – 5 door / wagon 90 hp Manual transmission

1999 – 2000

Civic Aero Deck 1.6i – 5 door / wagon 115 hp Manual transmission

2000 – 2000

Civic 1.6i – 5 door / hatchback 115 hp Manual transmission

2001 – 2003

Civic 1.6i – 5 door / hatchback 110 hp Automatic transmission
Civic Coupe 1.7i – 2 door / Coupe 120 hp Manual transmission
Civic 1.4i – 5 door / hatch 90 hp Automatic transmission
Civic Coupe 1.7i – 2 door / Coupe 125 hp Manual transmission
Civic Coupe 1.7i – 2 door / Coupe 120 hp Automatic transmission

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Civic 1.4i – 5 door / hatch 90 hp Manual transmission
Civic 2.0i Type-R – 3 door / hatchback 200-hp Manual transmission
Civic 1.6i – 5 door / hatchback 110 hp Manual transmission
Civic 1.6i – 3 door / hatchback 110 hp Automatic transmission
Civic 1.4i – 3 door / hatch 90 hp Manual transmission
Civic 1.4i – 3 door / hatch 90 hp Automatic transmission
Civic 1.6i – 3 door / hatchback 110 hp Manual transmission

2002 – 2003

Civic 1.7 CTDi – 3 door / hatchback 101 hp Manual transmission
Civic 1.7 CTDi – 5 door / hatchback 101 hp Manual transmission

2003 – 2005

Civic 1.4i – 5 door / hatch 90 hp Manual transmission
Civic 1.6i – 3 door / hatchback 110 hp Automatic transmission
Civic 1.4i – 3 door / hatch 90 hp Automatic transmission
Civic 1.4i – 3 door / hatch 90 hp Manual transmission
Civic 1.4i – 5 door / hatch 90 hp Automatic transmission
Civic 1.7 CTDi – 3 door / hatchback 100 hp Manual transmission
Civic 1.6i – 5 door / hatchback 110 hp Automatic transmission
Civic 2.0i Type-R – 3 door / hatchback 200-hp Manual transmission
Civic Coupe 1.7i – 2 door / Coupe 125 hp Manual transmission
Civic Coupe 1.7i – 2 door / Coupe 125 hp Automatic transmission
Civic Coupe 1.7i – 2 door / Coupe 120 hp Manual transmission
Civic 1.6i – 5 door / hatchback 110 hp Manual transmission
Civic 1.7 CTDi – 5 door / hatchback 100 hp Manual transmission
Civic 1.6i – 3 door / hatchback 110 hp Manual transmission

2004 – 2005

Civic IMA – 4 door / sedan 83 hp Manual transmission
Civic 2.0 – 5 door / hatchback 160 hp Manual transmission

Since 2005

Civic 1.4i DSi – 5 door / hatch 83 hp Manual transmission
Civic 1.8i-VTEC – 5 door / hatchback 140 hp Automatic transmission
Civic 1.8i-VTEC – 5 door / hatchback 140 hp Manual transmission
Civic 1.4i DSi – 5 door / hatch 83 hp Automatic transmission
Civic 2.2i-CTDi – 5 door / hatchback 140 hp Manual transmission

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Since 2006

Civic Hybrid 1.3 DSi i-VTEC – 4 door / sedan 95 hp Automatic transmission

Since 2008

Civic 1.8 – 4 door / sedan 140 hp Automatic transmission

Used Honda Civic Review

Honda brand always developed in a different way from other Japanese automakers.

Motorcycle-racing pedigree of high-speed engine and recognizable looks have won her millions of car fanatics around the world, and the build quality and performance of their virtues inevitably put them at the top of the charts in reliability.

One reason for this is the simple image of a glamorous name Honda Civic. Over the past two decades compact hatchback sports pursuits outright won his place in the hearts not only of ordinary housewives who appreciate above all effortlessly, and the “fast and furious” youngsters developed almost religious reverence for the sacred acronym VTEC.

From 1991 to 2001 honda succeeded in launching the same success two generations of his bestseller. The fifth and sixth generation Civic model confirmed status as one of the undisputed leaders in the discipline carefree operation class VW Golf. Although differ only marginally in constructive terms, both cars have separate factory coincidence indexes.

The only thing that unites them unconditionally is superb build quality and the lack of any serious defects. Since the launch of the seventh generation of two years ago, CD “Honda” from 1995-2001, became more accessible and now are less available for sale. The most common market for used cars and sedans are hatchback the sixth generation of Honda Civic.

When choosing the type of body, however, should be considered in some detail. Rarely buyer can encounter five-door hatchback, which is produced in the UK.

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It uses a modernized platform of the fifth-generation features with more restrained exterior and interior, as well as minor modifications to the control part. It is not impossible also gets a two-door coupe or a station wagon with traditional brand name Aero Deck, also British production.

Honda Civic no corrosion problems since the late 80’s. The body of the sixth generation is double galvanized by coating only lacks a invulnerable places – such as roof and door frames.

However, most fans of the brand are willing to admit that previous generations seem to tolerate salt solutions to their native ways lighter. Compared to its predecessor Civic VI offers more space, bigger boot and improved comfort, but the sporting spirit of the model is retained.

Among the cons that most owners claim are low clearance, the level of noise insulation and rust exhaust system. Honda Civic compensate for these shortcomings with exceptional build quality and durability of the materials in the cabin. I spoke to honda, theme engine is central to instant.

Like the previous generation model, the company reported a relatively narrow range of workloads, but with numerous modifications such units – only the sixth generation installed a total of 12 varieties of 1.4-, 1.5-and 1.6-liter engines, and in April 1997 , the tradition was broken for the first time with a 1800 cc engine.

To understand the contents under the hood is not always easy. The smallest engines are represented by D14A3 (1396 cm3, 75 hp) and D14A4 (1396 cm3, 90 hp). 1500-cc supplement choice with D15Z1 (1493 cm3, 90 hp or 105), D15Z3 (1493 cm3, 115 hp) and D15Z6 (1493 cm3, 114 hp). The most famous, of course, remain the 1.6-liter units D16Y2 (1590 cm3, 113 hp), D16Y5 (1590 cm3, 114/115 hp), D16Z6 (1590 cm3, 125/126 hp) and a peak in the range B16A2 (DOHC, 1595 cm3, 160 hp).

All engines 16-valve, often equipped with system changing valve timing VTEC (V-ariable Valve T-iming and lift E-lectronic C-ontrol). This allows them to regimes in 4500 rev. / Min. to exhibit extremely fastidious nature. Above this limit, however covenant in the motor area of the explosion broke notorious honda, which lasted almost until 8000 rev. / Min.

VTEC system itself is a few bumps on the crankshaft with different height and profile for each cylinder is controlled by hydraulics. While it is quite precise and complex mechanics that has proven to be extremely reliable.

Even without it, however Honda Civic handles much better than most of its direct competitors in the midsize class.

With more than decent dynamics can boast even the base 1.4-liter engine. The reliability of honda engines are legends and should be acknowledged that many of them are true.

The main and most important rule to protect the health of aggregates is not to save the oil. You do not need any

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additives or washes – is sufficient lubricant is quality not lower than SH or SJ of the standard API.

It should be changed every 10,000 km (or more frequently), and weekly check its level – with high turnover time engines inevitably begin to burn oil, especially if the “Acceleration is” proper. By honda recommended interval for changing the timing belt is 100,000 km.

In this tensioning rollers endure a lot more and do not necessarily need replacing along with it. The owner must pay special attention to this operation because of the strap breaking consequences could be disastrous.

Otherwise, in their basic care motorcycles Civic with almost complete certainty will remind myself at least 300,000 km. Like the power part rule for timely maintenance and use of quality consumables holds true for transmissions.

In 1995, honda upgraded gearboxes Civic and the use of special oil company MTF (Manual Transmission Fluid) is mandatory. The change takes place every 40,000 km.

The only specific problem that can create mechanical transmissions due to dirt and solutions used for cleaning the streets in the winter.

They accumulate in the joint, which is attached to the gear lever, and limited his mobility. The solution is one – disassembly, washing and lubrication. The Honda developed its automatic transmissions themselves.

Their design is quite unusual – instead of traditional planetary gear shafts they use like the “manual” transmissions. The manufacturer recommends special oil ATF (Automatic Transmission Fluid), although it is allowed for the substitution of quality lubricants as Dextron.

Civic’s suspension is a rare example of a bad combination of smoothness, good handling and exemplary durability. The chassis is able to bear the torture, even of very bad road conditions around 200,000 kilometers before needing major

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repair.

It is better to avoid “tuned” using unauthorized copies wheels that increase track. They stand very impressive, but shorten bearing life. Wiring problems are minimized.

The only care that creates Civic in this respect are corroded cables horn, single failures electric windows and central locking, and full depletion of the original battery.

Statistics also reported intermittent ignition wires and spark plugs defective. Little Honda can provide a lot of joy, emotions and the way careless kilometers owner. Connoisseurs appreciate these qualities of the Japanese compact, so used copies are not at all cheap. However Civic worth the money.

Comments from owners of Honda Civic

For Honda Civic, 2010 which have traveled 22,000 kilometers.

I’ll start with things you do not like. So some cars appear defective turbo, of course it is known in other countries it is replaceable for free, but here we’re not buying them new, are not insured, so do not consider this a problem.

The ride of the car is solid, but there is no way yet it is not a limousine.

Space for a car with two doors I think is enough, because I’m very tall and there not my close and not sit behind his head hitting the ceiling as in most such cars. No problem 4 people traveling a considerable distance to it.

Honda is low and often hang underneath, it’s a little uncomfortable and parking. It is also a problem that the space under the hood a bit and masters took longer to service the car.

Now I’ll tell you what my impressions of the car: However this is my first car and this should be taken into mind 🙂 The car is very economical – the city gives me between 6-7 per 100 liters of diesel and extra on a long journey if you drive

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economically and 4.5 – 5 liters.

At the same time no problem maintaining speed of 140-150 km / h – for me I do not need more. The car was taken directly from Italy are so real mileage (116,000) 22,000 For the most expensive I’ve changed is the front shock absorbers and clutch (he had left since I bought it). Everything else are consumables.

I like her appearance hell of a lot and that is not commonly found. The equipment is normal, it is still a mid-range car there is not much to put …

I have air conditioning, radio and heated mirrors. The engine is very quiet, but still has diesel at higher speeds its a little noisy in the cabin.

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