2006 Honda Civic Change Vehicle

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(4.3) 145 reviews

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Key Specs of the 2006 Honda Civic

Civic base trim shown

  • Body Type:
  • Combined MPG:
    27-34 Combined MPG
  • Engine:
    140-hp, 1.8-liter I-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain:
    Front-wheel Drive
  • Transmission:
    5-speed automatic w/OD
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From the Cars.com Vehicle Test Team

Our Take

The good

  • Fuel economy (model line)
  • Increased mileage (Hybrid)
  • Six airbags standard
  • Refinement
  • More powerful drivetrains
  • Interior quality, quiet

The bad

  • Hybrid's backseat doesn't fold
  • No manual Hybrid
  • Some headroom/legroom decreases

Notable Features
2006 Honda Civic

  • Sedan, coupe, Hybrid and Si models
  • Standard ABS
  • SULEV emissions
  • Five-speed transmissions (except Hybrid)
  • Tilt/telescoping steering wheel
  • GPS navigation option

2006 Honda Civic Road Test

Tom Strongman
Completely redesigned for 2006, the Honda Civic is in its eighth generation and its 33rd year. How does a model last this long and become the best-selling small car in the U.S. for the past nine years and the third-best-selling passenger car in 2004? The same thing that's consistently placed the Civic as a cars.com Overall Best Bet since the distinction began: It does everything well, and some things very well. In the face of growing competition, Honda is rolling out all the Civic variants within the next few months: the coupe and sedan on Sept. 15, the Civic Hybrid on Oct. 5 and the Civic Si on Dec. 1. I drove them all on one very busy day.

The import "tuner" craze in California started many years ago with the Civic, but that elite group shunned the seventh generation, in part, because its styling went mainstream. Honda has addressed that with a more aggressive look. All versions except the Civic Hybrid have manual transmissions as standard equipment — five speeds in the coupe and sedan and a six-speed in the performance-oriented Civic Si. The Hybrid no longer offers a manual, Honda says, because the version with an automatic, continuously variable transmission, delivers as good or better results. (If you simply prefer to shift for yourself, the Honda Insight is now the only hybrid sold with a stick.)

There will no longer be a Civic HX, a coupe that used more conventional means to achieve high fuel economy. It's best not to get caught up in the technology ... Read more

2006 Civic Video

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Latest Reviews


safe, cheap and reliable

by newcarperson from nj on February 14, 2018

Wrecked this car quite a few times and was never injured and the car has over 180K miles on it and still ticking. It has never left me stranded or stalled out anywhere. Parts are really easy to find. ... Read full review


Most reliable car I have owned

by 2006 Honda Civic Ex from Mashpee on February 12, 2018

Overall great car from top to bottom. Super fuel efficient, this car had everything as far as options - IE- A/C, cruise, power windows, locks, moon roof. I highly recommend Honda's to someone looking ... Read full review

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