2009 Honda Civic User Reviews

2009 Honda Civic Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 56 reviews

  • Performance: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
  • Appearance:4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 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
"ride" 29 reviews
"fuel economy" 22 reviews
"power" 15 reviews
"reliable car" 6 reviews
"interior" 5 reviews
CONS
"power" 5 reviews
"ride" 5 reviews
"fuel economy" 3 reviews
"handling" 3 reviews
"roof" 2 reviews

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pursuitautosales writes:
2009 Honda Civic EX Review
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5

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great economical car

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not much horsepower

pursuitautosales
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Best Economical Car — I traded my v-8 truck in for my Civic, the gas money I saved going 60 miles one way alone paid my car payment. Never had any major issues with the car. would buy again, and again, and again!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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jae0803 writes:
2009 Honda Civic LX Review
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4

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Very economical

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No leather seats

jae0803
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Great Basic Car For College Students — I really like the interior dash board design. The blue gauges aren't as harsh at night as the green ones on my Cadillac. Great gas mileage and repair costs are very manageable. I'd recommend it to a friend or family member easily.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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zheka78 writes:
2009 Honda Civic LX Review
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5

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Comfortable and practical.  Awesome reliability and fuel economy., Roomy back seat. Agile handling.

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Needs a bit more power.  Noisy at speed. Rear seat only folds as a whole.

zheka78
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We Loved It — We loved the civic for the five years we owned it. Not a single malfunction. Very inexpensive maintenance. Seats are pretty supportive and back seat has ample space. We took long trips with four adults in it, and did not feel cramped..

Primary Use: Family transportation

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darinmccauley writes:
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4

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Great looks, modern cockpit with a very nice steering wheel.

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a little hard to get into. I kept banging my head on the roof and my knee on the dash.

darinmccauley
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Sporty, Modern, Practical, And Fun! — I really like the look of this year (2009) especially with the LX-S package. That package offers real alloys and a spoiler that make it look sportier than the regular, lower civics running around. Just don't pull up to an SI:) When I first got the car it was great. Very modern very well made, if not a bit cheep on materials. My biggest complaint was the power.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Stephen writes:
2009 Honda Civic Si Review
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5

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this is a great fun sporty car, enough room to get the kid in the back seat and have fun cruising throughout the mountains.  Doubles as a great grocery getter and the color gets everyones attention. Comfy ride, sound system is awesome!  

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there are no con's, its a Honda!

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Love This, I'm Looking Forward To Buying Another In The Future! — this is a great fun sporty car, enough room to get the kid in the back seat and have fun cruising throughout the mountains. Doubles as a great grocery getter and the color gets everyones attention. Comfy ride, sound system is awesome! When you're in traffic and you need to get around that slow poke in front of you... just ask vtec, she'll get the job done every time! Quick to accelerate, great in corners, you ask this car to do something and it get it done every time. Easy maintenance for the DIY guys!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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penicholson82 writes:
2009 Honda Civic Si Review
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Manual Transmission, Sporty, Gas Mileage, Handles well.

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Horsepower/Torque. Overall Interior Room.

penicholson82
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Great Car For A Young Or New Family — Great on gas, could use some more horsepower. I am 6'7 and I can fit in the backseat, however, I would not want to ride back there on a long trip. Handles like a dream. Looks great and has little maintenance cost.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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haleycars writes:
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5

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36 mpg on the highway, sporty, reliable, fun to drive

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haleycars
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Sporty, 36 Mpg, Fun To Drive — I love this car. It's sporty and you get 36 mpg on the highway. The Civic is a great family car because you can fit 5 people comfortably. The car accelerates nicely and handles better than any car I have driven before.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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bundoc writes:
2009 Honda Civic LX Review
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3

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Economical, Looks Good, Reliable

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Terrible ride, Noisy Engine, lacked power

bundoc
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Over Rated — Test drove several used cars including 3 civic's, 2 Kia Forte's and 2 Mazda 3's. The Civic had the worse ride and a noisy engine. Handling was not as good as the Forte or 3. Prices of the Civic were also high compareed to the Forte and the 3. Surprinsingly, the Forte was quite smooth, more power and had a good ride. The Maza behaved similarly to the Forte. The rear seats were tight.

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Zachary writes:
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Gas mileage, great visibility in traffic, customizable.

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Not the best in winter, likely due to being light.

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Fun And Easy. — Good, easy, fun for moving around a busy town. I would have liked something with more power, but I am sure anything faster would get me in trouble. This car does everything I need it to do. I am 6'2" with size 14 feet and it surprisingly works well for my size, but I must admit I do like smaller cars.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Michelle writes:
2009 Honda Civic Si Review
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that its 6spd manual. I love stick. So fast n loud.

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nothing at all

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Awesome In Every Way — awesome car. very fun. Gotta get premium but only takes about $36. to fill up (once a week) not so bad. Havent had to get any repairs at all so far in the two n a half years ive had it.

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2013 Honda Civic Reviews

Nice Small Car By subramanian_v

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2012 Honda Civic Reviews

Classy Car By Caddyohlala

I love the car, it handles real well. The gas mileage is a winner, and shifting the car is so much fun, she is fun to drive! It's sharp and eye catcher, just sad I must sell due to unforseeable circum... Read More

Great Car - Some Drawbacks By wwboy

I like my car. it's efficient, simple, and good looking. The imid display, steering wheel controls are super nice. I like the built-in phone and the adjustability of the steering wheel and seats. I'm ... Read More

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2011 Honda Civic Reviews

The Pinnacle Reliable Commuter Vehicle By vayu17

I loved pretty much everything about this car. It made me more conscious of how I drive to achieve a higher fuel economy. The car handled well in almost every situation. I drove this car across the US... Read More

The Pinnacle Reliable Commuter Vehicle By vayu17

I loved pretty much everything about this car. It made me more conscious of how I drive to achieve a higher fuel economy. The car handled well in almost every situation. I drove this car across the... Read More

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2010 Honda Civic Reviews

Good By xrigs007

Not a bad car if you are looking for something for the family or long distance travel. Very good vehicle to have as a daily driver to and from work or school and to the supermarket. My family loves it... Read More

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This car has been a great car for me. I used it to commute to work (60 miles one way) with no problems. The gas mileage is unmatched and there is very little maintenance. The car handles beautifull... Read More

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