The 6th generation of the Civic has a cumulative PainRank™ of 10.25. That can be compared against other Honda generations. Shopping for a Honda? So far, so good. But there are some warning signs to watch for.
Owners of the 1996–2000 Civic model years have sent in 241 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the body (14%) followed by the transmission (14%) and the engine (12%).