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2018 Honda Civic

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Honda Civic highlights

Customer reviews

4.6 out of 5

RepairPal reliability rating

4.5 out of 5

Mileage (EPA estimate)

32 city, 42 highway, 35 combined

Pricing for current inventory

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All Honda Civic years

New for 2018

  • The Civic is available in a new trim called the Type-R Touring.
  • The Type R trim has been discontinued for 2018.
  • Civic trims have been upgraded with Suede Seats as standard equipment this year.
  • Memory Seat(s) and Heated Steering Wheel features are now available as options on select trims.
  • The LX trim now comes with Smart Key as standard equipment.
  • The LX-P trim now comes with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto as standard equipment.

Explore Honda Civic details

LX 2WD 2D Coupe

Standard Features

  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • Cloth Seats
  • Cruise Control
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Defroster
  • Rear View Camera
  • Side Airbags
  • Traction Control

Optional Features

  • Alloy Wheels
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • Cloth Seats
  • Manual Transmission
  • Satellite Radio Ready

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Leg room

F 42.3"/R 35.9"

Head room

F 38.2"/R 34.6"

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5 reasons to buy the 2018 Honda Civic

1. Excellent handling

The 2018 Honda Civic is fun to drive, with dynamic handling characterized by a well-balanced body roll and agile movement during cornering. Equipped with a rear multi-link suspension and front struts, the 2018 Honda Civic confidently absorbs bumps on the road and provides a comfortable ride. Steering is responsive and precise, with the variable-ratio system allowing the amount of steering input to be adapted based on the conditions on the road, including tight corners and long, straight stretches.

2. Abundant cargo space

The 2018 Honda Civic has a large cargo area for enough luggage for a family vacation, groceries, or DIY supplies. The sedan version has a 15.1-cu-ft trunk, while the hatchback has 25.7 cu-ft of cargo space behind the rear seats. The hatchback's total cargo volume increases to 46.2 cu-ft with the rear seats folded.

3. Quiet and comfortable cabin

The cabin of the 2018 Honda Civic is spacious and comfortable, seating up to five people. It doesn't feel cramped in either of the two rows, even for taller adults, with headroom and legroom in the front measuring 39.3 inches and 42.3 inches, respectively, and 37.1 inches and 37.4 inches in the back. The 2018 Civic has a refined interior with supportive seats, great driving visibility, and soft-touch materials across all trims.

4. Lots of standard tech features

You'll love all the standard tech on the 2018 Honda Civic. For passenger comfort, there's automatic climate control, and for enhanced connectivity, there's an infotainment system with a five-inch touchscreen and Bluetooth® integration. A USB port is also standard, as are a rearview camera, cruise control, and remote keyless entry.

5. Selection of high-performing engines

If performance is a priority, you'll be happy to know that the 2018 Honda Civic is available with a lineup of potent engines to provide an exciting driving experience. The base trim is powered by a standard 2.0L four-cylinder engine that generates 158 hp and 138 lb-ft of torque, paired with a six-speed manual transmission. If you want something more powerful, choose one of the available engine options: a turbocharged 1.5L four-cylinder with 174 hp and 167 lb-ft of torque, a 1.5L four-cylinder producing 205 hp and 192 lb-ft of torque, or a turbo 2.0L four-cylinder that puts out 306 hp and 285 lb-ft of torque.

Ratings & reliability

Customer ratings

RepairPal reliability rating


RepairPal gave the Honda Civic an overall reliability rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Excellent. This rating ranks Honda Civic 2nd out of 44 among Compact Cars.

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