Honda Civic 2005 1.8i-VTEC

Honda Civic 2005 1.8 petrol description

Hatchback Honda Civic 2005 1.8i-VTEC has been produced from December, 2005 to January, 2008. It has four-cylinder petrol engine with displacement of 1.8 litres, which produces power of 140 horsepower on 6300 rpm - this is the most powerfull Honda Civic 2005 - 2008 version and torque 175 Nm (Newton metres) on 4300 revolutions per minute.

This 4-cylinder 16-valve engine camshaft is driven by chain (What is an engine chain and belt? ). Engine has fuel injection system, it has no turbine. Engine versions compliant with Euro 4 and Euro 5 emission standards available. Approximate engine life expectancy (mileage until serious repairs are required) for this engine is between 250 000 and 420 000 kilometres. Remember that engine life depends on regular maintenance and the quality of the materials used (oils, fuels, etc.).
More engine specs 
The engine is demanding on the quality of petrol and oil used. Use of poor quality fuel can  ...  This Honda Civic 1.8 engine oil type is 5W-30 and oil capacity is 3.7 litres.

Honda Civic 2005 1.8i-VTEC has front wheel drive (FWD) and manual gearbox with 6 gears.
Honda Civic 2005 1.8i-VTEC accelerates to speed 100 kilometres per hour in 8.9 seconds. The maximum speed of this car is 205 km/h.

In combined cycle (city and motorway), the Honda Civic 2005 1.8i-VTEC fuel consumption is 6.4 litres per 100km (15.6 km/l), city fuel economy - 8.4 l/100km, fuel consumption on highway - 5.5 l/100km. Fuel tank capacity is 50 litres or 13.21 gallons, which gives a mileage up to 780 kilometers without refueling in urban cycle and even up to 900 kilometers on highway.
According to user reviews, this Honda real everyday fuel consumption is 7.7 litres per 100 km, which is 20% more than the manufacturer's stated. More - Real Honda Civic fuel consumption.

Honda Civic safety

During safety testing Honda Civic has obtained 4 stars from five, which means good safety level.
Adults (driver and passenger) safety of Honda Civic is evaluated with four stars, children safety - with four stars, and for pedestrian protection Honda Civic got three stars.

With the same engine there is also Honda Civic version with automatic gearbox (Honda Civic 2005 1.8i-VTEC AT) available, which is more sluggish, reaching 100 km/h 1.5 seconds later (in 10.4 seconds), but manufacturer's fuel consumption is lower by 0.4 litres per 100 km or 6 % - 6.0 litres per 100 km, whereas users reported real fuel consumption is higher by 0.4 litres per 100 km or 5 % - 8.1 litres per 100 km.
Honda Civic 1.8 service information and maintenance intervals Oil change intervals, capacities and specifications, service information for filters, spark plugs, belts etc.
Honda Civic 2005

Honda Civic 2005 1.8i-VTEC technical data

Model: Honda Civic 1.8i-VTEC
Body style: Hatchback
Production period: 2005. December ... 2008. January 
Engine: 1799 cm3 Petrol, 4 cylinders CO2 emissions: 152 g/km
Power: 140 HP ON 6300 RPM Torque: 175 NM ON 4300 RPM
Gearbox: Manual gearbox (6 gears) Drive type: Front wheel drive (FWD)
Top speed: 205 km/h Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 8.9 seconds
Fuel consumption (l/100km): 6.4 (combined) 8.4 (urban) 5.5 (highway)
Real fuel consumption: 7.7 l/100km (30.5 MPG) by user reviews from various sources
Fuel tank capacity: 50 litres (13.2 gallons)
Car dimensions: 4.25m (length) 1.76m (width) 1.46m (height)
Turning diameter: 11 meters
Seats: 5 seats
Trunk capacity: 455 litres
Trunk max capacity: 1350 litres (with rear seats folded down)
Gross weight: 1750 kg

Honda Civic 2005 1.8i-VTEC engine VTEC (R18A)

Engine reliability and common problems:

The engine is demanding on the quality of petrol and oil used. Use of poor quality fuel can lead to repairs of the lambda sensor and catalytic converter. The chain tensioner and the engine cushions have a rather limited resource life. Valves need adjustment every 50 000 km. But overall, the engine is easy to service and repair and is considered one of the most reliable petrol engines in its category.
Overall, this engine can last around 250,000 to 420,000 km if properly maintained, using the correct quality oil and fuel, and carrying out regular checks and maintenance.
Engine displacement 1799 cm3
Number of cylinders 4
Bore (cylinder diameter) 81 mm
Stroke length (piston move) 87.3 mm
Compression ratio 10.5 : 1
Camshaft drive Timing chain

Chain motors are considered more reliable, chain replacement usually is required less often than a timing belt, but they are often louder and vibrate more.

More service info
Fuel system Injection
Honda Civic 2005 1.8i-VTEC oil type 5W-30
Oil capacity 3.7 litres (3.9 quarts) More service info
Power 140 HP ON 6300 RPM
Torque 175 NM ON 4300 RPM
Start of production (year) 2005
Duration of production 9 years
Engine also used on Honda FR-V

All Honda Civic hatchback [2005 - 2008] modifications

Modification Engine Power Consumption Gearbox
Honda Civic 2005 1.3 1.4i DSi

Most fuel efficient petrol version by real consumption

1.3 Petrol 83 HP 5.9 l/100km Manual (6)
Honda Civic 2005 1.3 1.4i DSi

Most fuel efficient petrol version

1.3 Petrol 83 HP 5.7 l/100km Automatic (6)
Honda Civic 2005 1.8i-VTEC

Most powerfull petrol version (140 HP)

1.8 Petrol 140 HP 6.4 l/100km Manual (6)
Honda Civic 2005 1.8i-VTEC

Most powerfull petrol version (140 HP)

1.8 Petrol 140 HP 6.0 l/100km Automatic (6)
Honda Civic 2005 2.2i-CTDi

Most dynamic version - 100 km/h in 8.6 seconds

2.2 Diesel 140 HP 5.1 l/100km Manual (6)
Honda Civic 2005 reviews
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