Honda Civic 2008 Sedan

This generation of Honda Civic has been produced from January, 2008 to January, 2012. We can provide information about 6 modifications of this generation. The car has been produced only with front wheel drive.

This Honda is available with four petrol engines with displacement from 1.3 to 1.8 litres and power of from 95 to 140 horsepower.
The car is available with both automatic (3 versions), as well as manual (3 versions) gearbox.

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Honda Civic 2008 sedan average fuel consumption in combined cycle is from 4.6 to 7.1 litres per 100km. The most fuel efficient Honda Civic 2008 sedan version is Honda Civic 1.3 i-DSi i-VTEC IMA, consuming 4.6 litres of petrol per 100km.
According to user reviews, Honda Civic real-world fuel consumption is on average about approximately for 19 percents higher as the manufacturer's claimed fuel economy. For a more detailed actual fuel economy of each model, select a specific Honda Civic modification.

Honda Civic 2008 sedan CO2 emissions is approximately 156 grams per kilometer.

The best acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h - 9.1 seconds has Honda Civic 1.8 version, conversely the tardiest one is Honda Civic 1.4i reaching this speed only in 12.8 seconds. The maximum top speed is 200 km/h for the 1.8 petrol 4-cylinder 140 hp version (Honda Civic 1.8).

Lenght of Honda Civic is 449 cm, it is decent size car. For comparison - Honda Civic is about 1 cm longer than Ford Focus sedan, but 3 cm shorter than BMW 3 series sedan. Honda Civic gross weight is from 1675 to 1690 kg (depending on modification), which is approximately the same as the average for cars of this age and class.

This Honda is relatively cheap - it can be purchased (in Latvia) for around 3500 €. According to user reviews, average Honda Civic repair costs are 25 € per year. Users calculated Honda Civic 2008 cost of ownership for this generation, got average 2400 € cost per year and 0.22 € cost per one kilometer. Fuel costs were estimated at around 52%, while repair and maintenance costs - around 26% 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 8.1. All authors of reviews would recommend Honda Civic to the friend.

Honda Civic modifications

Modification Engine Power Consumption Gearbox
Honda Civic 2008 1.3 i-DSi i-VTEC IMA

Most fuel efficient version

1.3 Petrol 95 HP 4.6 l/100km Automatic
Honda Civic 2008 1.3 1.4i Jan 2008 — Dec 2011

Most fuel efficient version by real consumption

1.3 Petrol 100 HP 5.9 l/100km Manual (6)
Honda Civic 2011 1.6 i-VTEC Jan 2011 — Dec 2011 1.6 Petrol 125 HP 6.7 l/100km Manual (5)
Honda Civic 2011 1.6 i-VTEC Jan 2011 — Dec 2011 1.6 Petrol 125 HP 7.1 l/100km Automatic (5)
Honda Civic 2008 1.8

Most dynamic version - 100 km/h in 9.1 seconds

1.8 Petrol 140 HP 6.5 l/100km Manual (6)
Honda Civic 2008 1.8

Most powerfull version (140 HP)

1.8 Petrol 140 HP 6.6 l/100km Automatic (5)
Honda Civic service and maintenanceOil change intervals, capacities and specifications, service information for filters, spark plugs, belts etc.

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 sedan price in Latvia is from 1500 € to 7000 €.
Comparing to analogical vehicles Honda Civic price is more below average - Honda Civic is approximately for 25 percents cheaper then average sedans of this age (compare sedans 2008 - 2012 prices).

YearLowestAverageHighestAvailability
Honda Civic 2011 price 3800 € 6000 € 7000 €
Honda Civic 2010 price 1500 € 2900 € 4000 €
Honda Civic 2009 price 2100 € 2900 € 3800 €
Honda Civic 2008 price 2000 € 2200 € 2500 €

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Honda Civic reliability and quality

According to yearly reports of vehicle inspection service Honda Civic reliability is little below average. In the roadworthiness tests in 2022 defects were detected in an average of 22.1 percent of Honda Civic of this generation (on average 12 years old at the time of inspection). The average failure rate for a vehicles of the same age was 21.6%.

Honda Civic reliability and quality
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Honda Civic 2008 sedan features (options)

Percentage of Honda Civic with corresponding feature (option)

Climate control
79%
Conditioning
78%
Metallic paint
63%
Adjustable steering wheel
55%
Heated seats
54%
Cruise control
46%
Rain sensor
30%
Sunroof
22%
Rear parking sensors
16%

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Honda Civic reviews

Total 24 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 car rating:
9
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