2001 Honda Civic

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42 reviews
Available Price Range $1,198-$6,910 Trims7 Combined MPG 35-40 Seats 5

Our Take on the 2001 Honda Civic

Our Take

The best-selling small car in the United States has a new design with a roomier interior and styling that resembles that of its big brother, the Accord.Four-door sedan and two-door coupe body styl... Read Full Report


Our Expert Reviews

The eco-terrorists have been busy all summer, setting fires to gas-hoggish sport-utility vehicles and sabotaging efforts to clone trees in the Pacific Northwest. We thought of them as we got behind the wheel of the 2001 Honda Civic HX coupe, which hasearned a spot on the EPA's Top 10 fuel efficiency list. The little affordable HX has a base price of $14,810. Our $16,438 test vehicle had a ... Read Full Review

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Consumer Reviews

3.8 out of 5

Based on 42 reviews

2001 Civic transmisson issues-good car, be careful

by Bluntly Honest from Fairfax, VA on February 28, 2010

We bought our Civic used and have found the ride rather harsh but it's fun to drive and of course gets great gas mileage on regular gas. We did the 100k service early, expecting up to another 100k. W... Read Full Review

7 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up. It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports

IIHS Ratings

Based on Honda Civic DX

Moderate overlap front

IIHS Ratings

Based on Honda Civic DX

G Good
A Acceptable
M Marginal
P Poor

Moderate overlap front

Left Leg/Foot
Overall Front
Right Leg/Foot
Structure/safety cage


Head Restraint
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is a nonprofit research and communications organization funded by auto insurers. IIHS rates vehicles good, acceptable, marginal or poor based on performance in high-speed front and side crash tests. IIHS also evaluates seat/head restraints for protection against neck injuries in rear impacts.


There are currently 30 recalls for this car.

Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

Safety defects and recalls explained

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