9.2

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
1,810 miles

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problem #5

Jul 212016

Civic

  • 75 miles
Within a month of purchasing my car in July the third brake light cover has fallen down. When it is dark the red light from the brake light reflects on the rear window making it difficult to see out the rear window. The vehicle was stationary when the fault was initially noticed. Honda has not come up with any fix to this problem. The adhesive used for the third brake light cover is not strong enough to with stand the heat absorbed by the back windshield.

- Odessa, TX, USA

problem #4

Aug 132016

Civic

  • 17 miles
3rd light brake cover on coupe falls off. Fell off with 17 miles on the vehicle. Numerous repair attempts have failed. Result rear window floods with red light at night causing a serious safety issue *blinding*. no known recalls or fix attempts by Honda have repaired issue. Unable to drive the car at night!!! serious safety issue and design flaw

- Belton, SC, USA

problem #3

Jun 072016

Civic

  • 75 miles
High brakelight cover will not remain attached to rear window and hangs down. The velcro attaching strips pull away from the glass in hot weather. The result is that rearward vision is reduced, and at night, applying the brakes will light up the entire rear glass obstructing outward vision whether vehicle is moving or not. Passengers in the rear seat will have the plastic cover hit their heads.

- White Plains, NY, USA

problem #2

Jun 302016

Civic

  • 2,000 miles
Third brake cover off, and they told me that now can not be permanently repaired, when you depress the brake entire glass is red. Wipers can not clean the windscreen.

- Monterey Park, CA, USA

problem #1

Jul 112016

Civic

  • miles
Certain Honda Civic's have apple's carplay installed, through the ios iphone mobile phone platform. When enabled, or plugged into the car, navigation support provided by apple's maps application goes into 'day mode' while at night. This creates a huge amount of brightness in the car and blinds the driver with brightness. There is no fix for this problem and I can easily see how accidents can be triggered due to blinding interior light due to the apple maps (through carplay) not working properly. This is clearly an error, or poor design by apple/Honda. I believe that carplay's navigation function is a danger to the american public because having huge amounts of sudden brightness causes distraction and major problems with vision.

- Las Vegas, NV, USA