2004 Honda Civic User Reviews

2004 Honda Civic Review Ratings

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  • Performance:3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars 3.8 / 5
  • Appearance:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5
  • Overall: 4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5

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PROS
"fuel economy" 36 reviews
"ride" 27 reviews
"power" 23 reviews
"handling" 16 reviews
"reliable car" 10 reviews
CONS
"power" 18 reviews
"fuel economy" 5 reviews
"brakes" 3 reviews
"small power" 3 reviews
"ride" 3 reviews

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2004 Honda Civic DX Review
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4

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Very reliable, great gas mileage, no breakdowns

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Low power engine, minimal dash and features, road noise is an irritant

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Great Older Sedan — This was the first car I drove and I have a lot of respect for it. In the time I've been driving it, I've only done the regular scheduled maintenance and replaced the front bushings (the rubber begins to crack as it gets older, so no surprises there.) It's a very small engine with decent torque, but you aren't going to race anyone besides other old sedans. My biggest concern is that there isn't much weight on the front end, so it's been a fairly regular occurrence of spinning the front drive wheels when the road is wet or loose rock.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Joe writes:
2004 Honda Civic Si Hatchback Review
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Fun to drive, zippy, manual transmission

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Over 200,000, mainly commuter, miles

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I've Been Very Happy With This Vehicle. I Bought It With 16,000 Miles. — It's a fun car to dive. The gear shifter is located in the dash, just below the radio. A different position that I've grown to like. The seats are comfortable. I've been happy with the performance and power. I commuted over 500 miles per week.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Steven writes:
2004 Honda Civic LX Review
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Looks good and runs great.

Cons

You love to pay a lot for gas.

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Best Little Car I Ever Had. — It pretty sleek for a compact car, looks good in black. Great gas mileage, low maintenance, easy to maintain. Parks easily. Accelerates OK. Brakes good. No regrets, best small car I ever owned. Next up: a black Honda Accord. Love it.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Holly Renee writes:
2004 Honda Civic LX Review
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Good in Winter/wet weather, gas mileage, low-maintenence

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Performance, exterior/interior quality, very basic

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Simple Simple Simple! — If you are looking for a simple first car, here is your car! The car was good in Winter weather, gas mileage was great, oil changes were easy. The interior and exterior of the car was simple and basic-not very good quality. Overall, it was okay, but not recommended for car enthusiasts.

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2004 Honda Civic Hybrid Review
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everything was perfect

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nothing

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Loved It — It rides smooth, has alot of space, great for family trips, or simply getting back and forth to work. Great on gas. Very comfortable. I would recommend this car for anyone that wants something that saves you money. Great miles on the highway and the street as well.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Ryan writes:
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3

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  the mpg and how reliable it is

Cons

It a two door and is to small

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The Mpg Guru — great car great gas mileage and had always been good to me never has been in the shop. just dont like how its two doors its kind of dumb in a honda. Hope to get a new car soon hopefully

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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vladprud writes:
2004 Honda Civic Value Package Coupe Review
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Very good gas mileage. Perfect mechanical condition.

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Too small.

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Perfect Car For Everyday Drive. — I like pretty much everything about this car, except size. It was good before, but now when I have family it got too small for me. Except that there are only pluses, especially gas mileage. Maintenance is one of the cheapest and easiest on the market.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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BMEpstein writes:
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It's reliability

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It's size

BMEpstein
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Little Blue Civic — Great Overall car to drive. Fun, sporty, reliable. Not quite big enough now that we are a family of five with a dog as well. Really need to up grade to a mini van as soon as it is possible.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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saagar writes:
2004 Honda Civic LX Review
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good fuel economy car

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nothing

saagar
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Great Run With Long Distance Too — there is nothing dislikes about this car ,, this car is great for family trip also again good economy fuel.. no maintance other than change engine oil.. great runner.. honda is civic is best car that i been driving.. overall great car

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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brhoward6 writes:
2004 Honda Civic LX Coupe Review
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Great fuel economy, handling and reliability.  It's a Honda.  Manual transmission puts you more in control in bad driving conditions.  Perfect city car.

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Low power, limited cargo and passenger capacity.  Not a pick the kids and two friends up from soccer practice type of ride.

brhoward6
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Everything I Needed To Learn About Life I Learned Over 7 Years And 80000 Miles In A Honda Civic — It's about the right balance between economy and style. This car provided both. The two door coupe with a 5 speed stick made the ride feel sporty and the 34 highway mpg made the owner feel like he wasn't an irresponsible jerk. If you're living in the city or looking for a practical commuter that will last you neigh on to the end of days, this is your ride. Lastly, my next car will be another Honda. That decision was made many miles ago and has only been reaffirmed by the reliability of both the car, the retention of the vehicles market value and the Honda dealerships and service people I've met along the way.

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This is the only car I have ever owned that I sold for more money "used" than I paid for the car "NEW". We once drove 250 mile with 4 adults and 2 kids and luggage and still averaged over 30 mpg. Wh... Read More

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My first, car that is. In 1985 this car was "out" but I loved it. Big on the inside and really cool looking with the hood scoops, 2 pairs! I think I will buy another in the next couple of years f... Read More

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I ran 120,000+ miles on mine - 13" American Racing wheels & T/A tires. It handled like a slot car - got 45 mpg on hwy & 35+ in town. Had factory am/fm & needed the following: new front fenders - dea... Read More

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good reliable vehicle but not very quiet inside. comfortable and fairly roomy but no otions whatsoever. Great on gas but as a result, very poor acceleration. Read More

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Its A Pretty Ight Car By Brandon

its a fun tiny car thats is very very good on gass, the car goes very good if you have a dohc integra 1.6 motor in it. it looks like it has no room, but there is alot of room when you get in it Read More

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