Honda Civic

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The Honda Civic is a well-known car. Built in the UK at the firm’s Swindon plant, it’s gained an enviable reputation for reliable, safe motoring but also for fast and furious fun in the form of the fire-breathing Type R hot hatch. Its main rivals include the Ford Focus, Vauxhall Astra and Volkswagen Golf.

  • Honda Civic Type-R (15-17)
  • Honda Civic Tourer (14-18)
  • Honda Civic Hatchback (12-17)
  • Honda Civic Type-R (07-10)
  • Honda Civic Hatchback (06-11)
  • Honda Civic Hybrid Saloon (06-10)
  • Honda Civic IMA Saloon (03-05)
  • Honda Civic Type-R (01-05)
  • Honda Civic Hatchback (00-05)
  • Honda Civic Hatchback (95-01)

The Honda Civic is a well-known car. Built in the UK at the firm’s Swindon plant, it’s gained an enviable reputation for reliable, safe motoring but also for fast and furious fun in the form of the fire-breathing Type R hot hatch. Its main rivals include the Ford Focus, Vauxhall Astra and Volkswagen Golf.

Since its launch in 1972 it’s been available in a number of bodystyles including Civic Tourer (which was also known as the Civic Estate in earlier generations), the Civic Saloon, IMA Saloon, Hybrid Saloon and a number of off-shoot vehicles including the CR-X small sports car and the hybrid Honda Insight.

The current Civic Hatchback was launched in 2012 and was updated in 2014 with a minor design tweaks that moved the day time running lights into the main headlight cluster. A new Sport Derivative was added powered by either a diesel or petrol engine.

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Most Popular New and Used Model Reviews

Honda Civic Hatchback 2017 on

4.6 out of 5
Honda Civic Hatchback 2017 on

New price range:
£19,305 - £33,550

Used price range:
£8,275 - £28,566

  • Strong turbocharged engines
  • Better handling and ride
  • More room inside
  • Eye-catching appearance
  • Lower and harder to get into
  • Styling not to everyone’s tastes
  • No diesel engines as yet
  • Claustrophobic rear seats

Honda Civic Hatchback 1995 - 2001

3 out of 5
Honda Civic Hatchback 1995 - 2001

New price range:
£9,840 - £17,840

Used price range:
£249 - £2,495

Comfortable, reliable and easy to drive
Can be expensive to buy

Honda Civic IMA Saloon 2003 - 2005

3 out of 5
Honda Civic IMA Saloon 2003 - 2005

New price range:
£14,925 - £15,235

Used price range:
£625 - £2,160

Avoid London's congestion charge
Hi-tech engine won't appeal to all

Honda Civic Competitors

Volkswagen Golf

Volkswagen Golf

Vauxhall Astra

Vauxhall Astra

Ford Focus

Ford Focus