2001 Honda Civic Overview


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2001 Honda Civic Overview

The 2001 Honda Civic boasted a new design. With a wider base, Honda created a larger cab with more comfort, more cargo space, greater safety features, and more powerful engines.

The major drawback is that the old rear suspension did not support the new design as well as it should have. 2001 was also the year Honda discontinued the very practical hatchback design.

Users find that the 2001 Civic provides excellent gas mileage with city driving, offering as much as 33 mpg (and 40 mpg for highway driving). Consumers have also noted that the 2001 Civic has surprisingly good pickup for an economy car. Owners of the manual transmission find that the 2001 Civic is a really fun car to drive. Lastly it has been noted that the car's back seat is quite spacious, offering comfortable seating for two.

On the negative side, numerous owners have noted problems with the 2001 Civic's suspension, specifically the front suspension. After 35k miles, many have noted that the car begins to creak quite a bit. Others have noted that the CD player in 2001 Civics was of poor quality and didn't last much longer than the car's warranty. Despite these drawbacks, however, most consumers have found the 2001 Civic a great value and a very reliable car.


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    2001 Honda Civic , Installed Used Transmission 40k Miles

    just had a tranny put in, drove home from mech. 70+miles, check engine light on, key won't release from ignition (oem key). Check trans fluid...bone dry. Check it 5 more times...bone dry. Mech says ...

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    Light Problem

    I have a honda civic 4 doors...and my low light stop work ....just work high light ... What can do the bulb ok...who fuse e have to check

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    2001 Honda Civic Lx (160k Miles) Very Intermittent Problem. While Driving, ...

    2001 Honda Civic LX (160k miles) VERY intermittent problem. While driving, tach, speedometer, radio and engine cut out, but only momentarily. Left car with mechanic (not Honda service) but problem d...

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    Yari Pizarro

    How Can I Tell If My Gasket Is Blown?

    I have an 01 Honda Civic lx and it over heats after about 20 min of the car being on.

    10 views with 2 answers (last answer 2 months ago)
    Matthew Comelleri

    My Radio Goes All Static When Turn On The Rear Defroster

    It's a 2001 Honda Civic EX the dealer said to clean the rear window and if that doesn't work which it didn't then I need a new rear windshield have you heard of this problem before and you know th...

    25 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 months ago)