2009 Honda Civic User Reviews

2009 Honda Civic Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 55 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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Mohammad writes:
2009 Honda Civic EX-L Review
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5

Pros

I like it

Cons

Nothing

75

3azeza — Performance (especially when I drive it from Dubai to Abu Dhabi 165 KM/Hour... It has great acceleration, braking and handling... I like its appearance very very much, as well as its color. It doesn't cost me money (Very low cost of ownership)... And the most important thing is the resale value

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Paras writes:
2009 Honda Civic Si Review
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5

Pros

Performance, Cost of Ownership, Fun Factor, Practical

Cons

mechanical issue like new strut within a year...and couple minor cosmetic stuff

105

Epic Car And Epic Price — Performance is epic and this car has an amazing fun factor. The i-VTEC engine is very responsive and just makes this car amazing. Even though its FWD the limited slip diff, the lowered suspension make this car's handling a dream. Cost of ownership is very good because the first major service is at 100k. Have had some issues with my si like the strut and speakers, but I still love that thing very much

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Albert writes:
2009 Honda Civic Review
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3

Pros

Styling, quick steering, sporty gearbox

Cons

1.8 lazy at low revs, lacks torque, bumpy ride, noisy

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Sporty But Not Very Quick — The 1.8 engine is lazy at low revs and lacks torque, noisy at higher revs. The gearbox is very crisp and the steering is nice and immediate. Stiff suspension causes a bumpy ride. Gaps between panels aren't even and the interior is made out of hard plastics. The design still looks nice. The hatchback offfers a sizeable boot.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Thiry writes:
2009 Honda Civic Si Review
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4

Pros

engine , quality , appearence

Cons

nothing

45

Drive Funny , Drive Honda — very good engine , good performances in acceleration and top speed . Braking good and handling very good . Good quality of building . Not too expensive in gas mileage but perhaps a little bit in maintenance. Very fun to drive and a pleasant appearance

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Khiem6 writes:
2009 Honda Civic Si Review
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4

Pros

everything else

Cons

tachometer

Khiem6
45

Love This Car. — Great looking car inside and out. Very fun to drive. Decent price for a sophisticated and performance car. Has a nice audio system. Good gas mileage.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Jdbhsds writes:
2009 Honda Civic Review
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5

Pros

very quiet

Cons

it's low so it's not that good in our roads

45

Best In Category In My Opinion — great car 142 HP gives this a car an edge great acceleration low fuel consumption looks great maybe not enough gadgets on the inside but easily disregarded as this car is really fun to drive plus it's Japanese so it goes without saying it has a great AC system and great power stearing

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Jj writes:
2009 Honda Civic Si Review
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5

Pros

Reliability, fun to drive.

Cons

Stupid trunk.  Not as versatile as a hatch.

45

No Regrets — A little light on torque, but very rewarding when taken above 5800 RPM. Very unique, yet ergonomic interior, great steering, but a little light on steering feel. Wish it was available in a hatch. Great stereo! The USB interface is great! If they made a Si version of the Fit, I would have jumped on that.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Adrien writes:
2009 Honda Civic EX-L Review
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5

Pros

less fuel used

Cons

needs more horsepower

35

Car Is Good But Needs A Little More Power And Little Bit Less Fuel Economy — awesome fuel economy. comfortable interior, seats are the most comfiest seats ive sat on. put a k&n sri on and has a little bit better performance than stock. it is fun to drive especailly in the snow good traction but will slide when you want it to.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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CivicSF writes:
2009 Honda Civic EX-L Review
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5

Pros

engine

Cons

road noise, stereo

CivicSF
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Overall, I'm Very Pleased With It. — Very smooth, peppy engine, fun to drive, 5spd stick shift nicely mated to engine. Love the new front end and alloys on the '09. Road noise a bit much, standard tires not grippy enough, driver window rattles a bit when opened. EXL should come standard with a better stereo and lumbar support.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Paul writes:
2009 Honda Civic Hybrid Review
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5

Pros

Comfortable, reliable, great on gas

Cons

nothing

75

Love It. — Great on gas, handles well, and is very comfortable. The amenities include navigation, XM radio, iPod hookup - all the things that make road trips more enjoyable. if only it could hold more luggage, it would be perfect. I put a trailer hitch on it to hook up my bike rack, and it was good to go for vacation.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2014 Honda Civic Reviews

Amazing Ride By Alex

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2013 Honda Civic Reviews

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2012 Honda Civic Reviews

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A Great Bundle Of Stylishness, Efficiency, And Technology By David

I loved everything above: the alloy wheels, leather seats, Bluetooth, and Gas consumption. It's pretty stylish and comfortable. Fun to drive and a nice car to own. Honda cars are expensive brand-new, ... Read More

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2011 Honda Civic Reviews

Really Good And Can Be A Really Good First Car For Anyone By Gerson23

I like everything about the car how smooth it is and how others can't help but look at and I love that. I don't have any negative comments about it. Try it and you won't regret it is just good Read More

Perfect For Commuter Or Driver On A Budget By mrg163

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2010 Honda Civic Reviews

Good By xrigs007

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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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