8th Gen (2006 – 2011) Honda Civic Problems

The 8th generation of the Civic has a cumulative PainRank™ of 51.37. That can be compared against other Honda generations. Shopping for a Honda? You should avoid this generation like the plague that it is.

Owners of the 2006–2011 Civic model years have sent in 2856 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the body (25%) followed by the interior (18%) and the engine (15%).

Comparing Years in This Generation

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 2006 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Reliability PainRank (?)
2011 90
2010 270
2009 392
2008 600
2007 716
2006 788

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