Best Bet
  • (4.4) 61 reviews
  • MSRP: $1,851$7,515
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 28-48
  • Engine: 115-hp, 1.7-liter I-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 5-speed manual w/OD
2004 Honda Civic

Our Take on the 2004 Honda Civic

Our Take

Honda’s popular coupe and sedan get a face-lift for 2004, and the revisions include restyling on the hood, bumpers, grille and headlights. A new Value Package is available. Redesigned for the 2001 model year, the front-wheel-drive Civic was made to look more like its larger Accord sibling.E... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Lackluster appearance
  • Automatic-transmission response
  • Lack of low-speed engine torque

Notable Features

  • Choice of four-cylinder engines
  • Manual or automatic
  • Coupe and sedan body styles
  • High-performance Si available
  • Civic Hybrid available

Reviews

Consumer Reviews

4.4

Average based on 61 reviews

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A Great Little Surprise

by teajai from kansas City, MO on September 7, 2010

I have had two Accords and both the first and second generation CR-V's I've traded all of them at the 100,000 mile mark.....I was mad at Honda for making the third gen CR-V look like a grandma's groce... Read Full Review

10 Trim Levels Available

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Safety

Crash-Test Reports

IIHS Ratings

Based on Honda Civic DX

Moderate overlap front
G

IIHS Ratings

Based on Honda Civic DX

G Good
A Acceptable
M Marginal
P Poor

Moderate overlap front

Chest
G
Head/Neck
G
Left Leg/Foot
G
Overall Front
G
Restraints
G
Right Leg/Foot
G
Structure/safety cage
G

Other

Bumpers
A
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.

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Honda Civic DX

Overall Rollover Rating

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Honda Civic DX

Overall Rollover Rating
Driver's
Passenger's
Front Seat
Rear Seat
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation. NHTSA provides vehicle safety information such as front- and side-crash ratings and rollover ratings. Vehicles are rated using a star rating system from 1-5 stars, with 5 being the highest.

Recalls

There are currently 13 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

Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,800 per year.

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