9th Generation (2012—2015) Civic Problems

Civic owners with a 2012—2015 model year have the most problems with the interior (32%), engine (11%), and the body (9%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below. The full list is available on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Brake Failure 6 complaints at an average of 26,198 miles in the 2012 Honda Civic.
  2. Engine Stalls/cuts Out While Driving 7 complaints at an average of 28,538 miles in the 2012 Honda Civic.
  3. Uncomfortable Seats 39 complaints at an average of 11,447 miles in the 2013 Honda Civic.

What Civic Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Honda model years.

Watch out for the 2012 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2015 63 1 52 23.92
2014 59 2 97 22.29
2013 110 0 70 36.76
2012 181 3 67 47.25

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