Honda Civic Hatchback 2008

This generation of Honda Civic has been produced from January, 2008 to January, 2012. We can provide information about 5 modifications of this generation. The car has been produced only with front wheel drive.

This Honda is available with two petrol engines with displacement from 1.3 to 1.8 litres and power of from 99 to 140 horsepower un one diesel engine with displacement 2.2 litres and power of 140 HP.
The car is available with both manual (3 versions), as well as automatic (2 versions) gearbox.

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Honda Civic hatchback average fuel consumption in combined cycle for petrol engine is from 5.7 to 7.1 litres per 100km, but for diesel engine - approximately 5.1 litres per 100km. The most economical Honda Civic petrol engine version is Honda Civic 1.4, consuming 5.7 litres per 100km.

Honda Civic hatchback CO2 emissions for petrol engine are from 132 to 165 grams per kilometer, but for diesel engine - approximately 135 grams per kilometer. From Honda Civic with petrol engines the lowest CO2 emissions has Honda Civic 1.4 which produces an average of 132 grams of CO2 per kilometer.

The best acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h - 8.6 seconds has Honda Civic 2.2 CTDi version, conversely the tardiest one is Honda Civic 1.4 reaching this speed only in 15 seconds.

Lenght of Honda Civic is 425 cm, it is medium size car. For comparison - Honda Civic is about 5 cm longer than Volkswagen Golf hatchback, but 9 cm shorter than Ford Focus hatchback. Honda Civic gross weight is from 1690 to 1900 kg (depending on modification), this car is about 7 percent heavier than the average for this age and class of vehicles.

This Honda is in average price group - it can be purchased (in Latvia) for around 4800 $. According to user reviews, average Honda Civic repair costs are 25 $ per year. Users calculated Honda Civic cost of ownership for this generation, got average 2500 € cost per year and 0.21 € cost per one kilometer. Fuel costs were estimated at around 55%, while repair and maintenance costs - around 24% from total. We have an excellent car cost calculator, calculate ownership costs of Honda Civic for your situation and driving habits here! Below you will find more detailed information about Honda Civic prices and costs.

In user reviews Honda Civic received average grade 9.3 (from 10), which is good rating, on average cars of this age are rated only 8.2. All authors of reviews would recommend Honda Civic to the friend.

Honda Civic modifications

Modification Engine Power Consumption Gearbox
Honda Civic 1.4 Jan 2008 — Jan 2012 1.3 Petrol 99 HP 5.9 l/100km Manual (6 gears)
Honda Civic 1.4 Jan 2008 — Jan 2012 1.3 Petrol 99 HP 5.7 l/100km Automatic (6 gears)
Honda Civic 1.8 Jan 2008 — Jan 2012 1.8 Petrol 140 HP 6.6 l/100km Manual (6 gears)
Honda Civic 1.8 Jan 2008 — Jan 2012 1.8 Petrol 140 HP 7.1 l/100km Automatic (6 gears)
Honda Civic 2.2 CTDi Jan 2008 — Jan 2012 2.2 Diesel 140 HP 5.1 l/100km Manual (6 gears)

Honda Civic safety

During safety testing Honda Civic has obtained 5 stars from five, which means very high safety level.
Adults (driver and passenger) safety of Honda Civic is evaluated with good rate 79 from 100, children safety: good mark - 76 from 100, for pedestrian protection Honda Civic got 67 points from 100.
Honda Civic safety equipment has been rated as very good - 86 percents from 100.

Honda Civic prices

Honda Civic 2008 - 2012 hatchback price in Latvia is from 3000 $ to 6500 $.
Comparing to analogical vehicles Honda Civic price is entirely high - Honda Civic is approximately for 12 percents more expensive then average hatchbacks of this age (compare hatchbacks 2008 - 2012 prices).

YearLowestAverageHighestAvailability
Honda Civic 2011 price 5000 $ 5500 $ 6000 $
Honda Civic 2010 price 4400 $ 5500 $ 6500 $
Honda Civic 2009 price 3900 $ 4600 $ 5000 $
Honda Civic 2008 price 3000 $ 3700 $ 4400 $

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Honda Civic reliability and quality

According to yearly reports of German vehicle inspection service (TÜV) Honda Civic quality is little below average. In the roadworthiness tests carried out in 2022, defects were detected in an average of 21.3 percent of Honda Civic of this generation.

Honda Civic reliability and quality
Most reliable used over 15 years old cars
Most reliable over 15 years old hatchbacks

Honda Civic hatchback features (options)

Percentage of Honda Civic with corresponding feature (option)

Climate control
82%
Conditioning
73%
Rain sensor
72%
Metallic paint
65%
Adjustable steering wheel
61%
Cruise control
56%
Rear parking sensors
32%
Heated seats
30%
Tire pressure control
24%
Xenon headlights
18%
Dimming mirrors
13%

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Honda Civic reviews

Total 23 Honda Civic owner reviews

Honda Civic 2008 Hatchback Petrol 1.8 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2015 (age of car 7 years) Owned for:185`000 kilometers (5 years)
Average fuel consumption: 7.1 litres per 100km (60% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 266.4 $ (~ 53 $ per year)
Total car rating:
9/10
Review - positive and negative sides
   male, age 49
Honda Civic 2011 Hatchback Petrol 1.8 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2011 (age of car 0 years) Owned for:120`000 kilometers (5 years)
Average fuel consumption: 6.2 litres per 100km (40% urban driving)
Total car rating:
9/10
Review - positive and negative sides
   female, age 47
Honda Civic 2012 Hatchback Petrol 1.4 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2017 (age of car 5 years) Owned for:25`000 kilometers (0 years)
Average fuel consumption: 6.0 litres per 100km (50% urban driving)
Total car rating:
10/10
Review - positive and negative sides
   female, age 42
Honda Civic 2009 Sedan Petrol 1.8 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2012 (age of car 3 years) Owned for:50`000 kilometers (4 years)
Average fuel consumption: 8.0 litres per 100km (70% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 2.22 $ (~ 0 $ per year)
Total car rating:
9/10
Review - positive and negative sides
   male, age 35
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