really awful
Crashes / Fires:
4 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
5 / 0
Average Mileage:
109,244 miles

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problem #11

May 172019


  • miles
While driving the hood flipped open and shattered the windshield and dented thenroof and hood. The latch to the hood broke.

- Ewa Beach, HI, USA

problem #10

Feb 222018


  • miles
Takata recall, the SRS light signal is on the whole time whenever the car is moving, it wont go away. And the car breaks isnt breaking fast when brake pads are being press down all the way instead it breaks slow to stop. Also hood needs to be slam hard in order to close.

- Las Vegas, NV, USA

problem #9

Jun 272016


  • 150,000 miles
We had a front end collision that totaled our vehicle - and the air bags did not go off - person in front of us had no brake lights and stoppe-D dead in front of us -the front end of our vehicle collided with the rear end of hers thank god we were not badly injured. We were in motion on a city street

- Douglasville, GA, USA

problem #8

Dec 022017


  • 230,000 miles
While driving hood flipped up, went and parked vehicle to find that the hood latch had come off the base due to rust issue. This is very dangerous due to the fact I could not see while driving the vehicle. Has any other issues arose like this one that happened to me? thank you.

- Forked River, NJ, USA

problem #7

Apr 192016


  • 120,000 miles
The drivers and passengers airbags did not deploy during a frontal impact crash involving a Honda Civic and GMC Yukon truck. My vehicle the Honda Civic was heading on a two-lane street at approximately 35 to 40 miles per hour before impact into a stopped truck making a left turn across oncoming traffic while Honda was in motion the brakes were applied. Cause is unknown at this time on why the airbags did not deploy. All recalls have been complied with for the 2001 Honda Civic. Recall 13V-132: Recall 14V-351 completed. Number of open recalls are zero at this time.

- West Hills, CA, USA

problem #6

Feb 132016


  • 192,000 miles
Driving at a low rate of speed, city street, and the hood flew open and smashed right into the windshield, cracking causing me to almost crash. The windshield is cracked. Called Honda dealer and they just laughed and said: Yeah, that happens sometimes.

- Fleetwood, NC, USA

problem #5

Apr 082015


  • 135,000 miles
On April 8 2015 while I was driving to my house, I saw smoke coming out of the dashboard so I had to desperately stop the car I run. My car was call for recall and I when to Honda services in hillside, New Jersey where they told me that they had to fix something from the air bag in the dash board they told me they have to order some parts and they will call me to comeback so I waiedt for one month and two month and they never call me I called to find out about those parts and I was told the same thing, that they are going to call me I believe my car was total destroy in fire because they did not fix my car on time.

- Elizabeth, NJ, USA

problem #4

Feb 092014

Civic 4-cyl

  • 170,000 miles
We got into a head on collision with a SUV receiving damage to the front of the car. None of the airbags deployed, but both deployed in the other car (SUV). There were two recalls for our Honda Civic airbags in 2010 and 2013. In both recalls our Honda Civic was serviced and the "driver airbag inflator" was replaced. We were told the repairs were made, but the airbags never deployed. We do not want this to happen to anyone else.

- San Diego, CA, USA

problem #3

Feb 252013

Civic 4-cyl

  • 99,685 miles
Hood will not latch completely. Upon closer inspection, upper radiator support beam (aka front bulkhead crossbeam) metal is extremely thin and fractured and/or missing in several areas. Hood latch is still bolted into the broken fragments of metal.

- S Miami, FL, USA

problem #2

Aug 042012

Civic 4-cyl

  • 105,000 miles
I tried to Dodge the car in front of it, and failed to do so. I scratch the rear left bumper of the car in front of me, and I lost control of my car, then spin 540 degrees and hit the concrete wall of the interstate. I was wearing the seatbelt so it was ok but the front airbag should have deployed to protect me from certain injuries. I still feel some pain on my neck and my back 3 days after the incident.

- Charlotte, NC, USA

problem #1

Mar 232003


  • Manual transmission
  • miles
Car has been nothing but problems since purchased in March 2001. Brakes have been replaced 2 times for vibration problems again 4000 miles later brakes are bad. Tires worn to unsafe tread depth w/ 2500 miles. Front struts both blown, told by dealer that they were on national back-order"?" as to when they will be available. Driver seat rocks, dealer fixed once saying a shim was broke, again 8000 miles later driver seat rocks again. Paint on car has many small rust spots. Clutch must have flat spots on it, as when I release clutch to start moving there is a jumping sensation able to be felt by driver. Again car has been nothing but problems.

- Harrisburg, PA, USA