2001 Honda Civic Consumer Reviews

2001 Honda Civic
3.8
Average based on 42 reviews
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1st Honda that had issues

by from Caroline, VA on February 23, 2010

Good News: I have about 200,000 miles on mine right now and its still kicking. I will be the first to say that I am rough on all my cars and this one has kept up with me pretty good. Its a great car a...
Good News: I have about 200,000 miles on mine right now and its still kicking. I will be the first to say that I am rough on all my cars and this one has kept up with me pretty good. Its a great car as a starter car because its fairly cheap and very reliable. With all the miles I have on it, you would think I've spent tones of money. Its not getting to the point where I'm starting to replace all the major parts. Bad News:I've had three Honda's before I bought my first brand new Civic. It was great until it rained. The seal around the driver side door wouldn't work properly and the dealer kept telling me that it was normal. It is not normal for rain water to collect in puddles at the bottom of the interior door. I've also had problems with the driver side seat. There is one bolt that keeps breaking and when it does, my seat rocks a bit like a rocking chair. I've had this bolt replaces at least 20 times, but it still breaks. This car is not for tall people and forget trying to fit three people in the back seat. There just isn't enough room.
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Honda Civi 2001

by from Scottsdale, AZ on May 11, 2011

I've loved this car since I bought it new. It has 132,00 miles and I have never had to do anything but normal maintenance items. I have been meticulous about those! I did put new front struts on it at...
I've loved this car since I bought it new. It has 132,00 miles and I have never had to do anything but normal maintenance items. I have been meticulous about those! I did put new front struts on it at $125,000 miles. My mechanic said it wasn't absolutely necessary but it had a small squeak over bumps and I chose to replace the struts. I will drive it until it simply dies, whenever that is. The only thing that I can say slightly negative is the A/C is a little weak, although I've not been seriously bothered and I live in Phoenix. I understand newer models have improved the A/C. I hesitate to buy a new car, don't trust that the quality is as good and see no reason to spend the money.
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Purchased a used car

Uses car for Just getting around

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The Best Car

by from Joliet, IL on March 10, 2013

I had a 2001 Honda Civic LX sedan, bought used in '03 and had it for nearly 10 years. I loved this car. Never had any problems. Did the regular maintenance you would do with any car. I recently lost ...
I had a 2001 Honda Civic LX sedan, bought used in '03 and had it for nearly 10 years. I loved this car. Never had any problems. Did the regular maintenance you would do with any car. I recently lost it in an accident with a truck hitting me at 50 mph from the passenger side. You think this car would have totally smashed. It didn't. It's quality-built. This car and its seatbelt saved my life. I had it for 10 years and I miss it so dearly. Had I not had the accident, I would have kept this car for life, and it would have lived like I bought it yesterday. Love this car. I will always have a Honda.
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Amazing Vehicle!!

by from Mississippi on June 11, 2011

I have the 2 door manual civic and I absolutely LOVE it!! There's really nothing at all bad to say about this car! It has a surprising amount of roominess and the power combined with amazing gas milag...
I have the 2 door manual civic and I absolutely LOVE it!! There's really nothing at all bad to say about this car! It has a surprising amount of roominess and the power combined with amazing gas milage makes this the perfect car for me! I'm 16 and this is my first car, it's also the first stick shift I've ever driven, and I gotta say, VERY good first impression! It's amazingly fun to drive and the savings on gas are just incredible!
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Most reliable

by from on December 24, 2012

Best car for gas mileage, reliablility, and price. Even price for parts are great. This car is perfect for a new driver and/or an everyday commuter.
Best car for gas mileage, reliablility, and price. Even price for parts are great. This car is perfect for a new driver and/or an everyday commuter.
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One of the best!

by from Springfield, MO on June 18, 2012

This standard 4 door is a dream. Start off with 40mpg on the highway, (42.4 if you hypermile), large amount of headroom (I'm over 6'1"), and a huge trunk for "stuff", this car is a dream to own and dr...
This standard 4 door is a dream. Start off with 40mpg on the highway, (42.4 if you hypermile), large amount of headroom (I'm over 6'1"), and a huge trunk for "stuff", this car is a dream to own and drive. And you can pick one up on cars.com for less than $5K. No brainer!!!
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1st owner not the last honda

by from Ventura CA on July 16, 2012

I got his car as my very 1st from my mom. We've had it since day one and it's never had an issue. typical maintenance (timing belt tires etc ) but not necessary for the 1st 10 yrs. It was our family c...
I got his car as my very 1st from my mom. We've had it since day one and it's never had an issue. typical maintenance (timing belt tires etc ) but not necessary for the 1st 10 yrs. It was our family car for vacations and we could make it from home to Vegas (5 hrs) and home to my aunts (8 hrs) on one tank. Perfect teenager car or "soccer mom" car. If you take care of it, it will take care of you.
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Not too shabby

by from Chula Vista, CA on July 8, 2016

I bought this car used with 90k miles on it. I believe if the previous owner took better care of it, I would not need to put so much money into fixing it. The a/c doesn't work, all my brakes are sho...
I bought this car used with 90k miles on it. I believe if the previous owner took better care of it, I would not need to put so much money into fixing it. The a/c doesn't work, all my brakes are shot, the ceiling is losing its adhesive, it leaks oil, the front passenger side window has always had problems even after fixing it, and a partridge in a pear tree. It does get great gas mileage (28-30 combined) and if you fail to close your door all the way, you could literally push it closed with a single finger instead of having to open the door again. When I first bought this car, it was totally worth the minor details that needed to be fixed. But as I stand here writing this review, these details seem to keep appearing. I thought I would get 200k miles out of this car, but now I wanna sell it before it hits 100k. I put myself in a terrible position and you shouldn't do the same. if there's multiple things wrong with it, it ain't worth it. Maintenance is cheap, I get it, but get something worth spending your money on.
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Very reliable and can do so much with this car

by from Miami, FL on June 3, 2012

Never had problems with this car. I fill this car $40 a week and that is that I work 35 minutes away from my home. I have had it for a year and was the best choice I have made
Never had problems with this car. I fill this car $40 a week and that is that I work 35 minutes away from my home. I have had it for a year and was the best choice I have made
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Uses car for Having fun

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2001 CIVIC HX

by from california on April 28, 2011

Gas saver, it's run about 32 to 36 MPG. Engine power is good. I bought this for my daughter n my regular commute, because the gas price is so crazy and decided to have small compact car that will save...
Gas saver, it's run about 32 to 36 MPG. Engine power is good. I bought this for my daughter n my regular commute, because the gas price is so crazy and decided to have small compact car that will save my pocket.
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