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2010 Honda Civic
2010 Honda Civic
Available Price Range $5,586-$12,226 TrimsN/A Combined MPG 25-30 SeatsN/A

Our Take on the 2010 Honda Civic

Our Take

Honda's compact Civic is available in coupe and sedan body styles; it's positioned between the subcompact Fit hatchback and midsize Accord in Honda's lineup. Civics compete with the Toyota Corolla, Hyundai Elantra and Nissan Sentra. Five distinct models are available: the Civic sed... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Backseat too low to the floor
  • Modest trunk size
  • Firm ride
  • Higher trims get expensive
  • Stability system unavailable on most trims

Notable Features

  • Sedan or coupe, manual or automatic
  • Available high-performance Civic Si
  • Natural-gas GX available in four states
  • Available navigation system
  • Sedan and coupe both seat five

Reviews

Our Expert Reviews

Refined and reliable, the plucky Honda Civic has stayed competitive even as it enters its fifth year on the market for the 2010 model year. Seldom do cars age this well; Honda has the automotive equivalent of a Julianne Moore or Harrison Ford.The Civic comes as a coupe or sedan with a manual or automatic transmission. From the bare-bones DX to the well-equipped EX-L, there are four coupe and si... Read full review for the 2010 Honda Civic

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Consumer Reviews

4.6

Average based on 57 reviews

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Second Civic I've owned

by Smogboy315 from Royal Oak, MI on October 24, 2010

Prior to the purchase of the 2010 Honda Civic Sedan LX, I had a 1995 Civic EX which was super reliable so this new car has had a lot to live up to. I got a 4 door sedan up from a 2 door coupe EX, and... Read Full Review

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Safety

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Recalls

There is currently 1 recall for this car.


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

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Warranty Coverage

Bumper-to-Bumper

36mo/36,000mi

Powertrain

60mo/60,000mi

What you should get in your warranty can be confusing. Make sure you are informed.

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Warranties Explained

Bumper-to-Bumper

Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties.

Powertrain

Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car. It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties. With a few exceptions, powertrain warranties don't cover regular maintenance like engine tuneups and tire rotations.

Roadside Assistance

Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. These programs cover anything from flat-tire changes and locksmith services to jump-starts and towing. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms (if you have to wait for repairs).

Free Scheduled Maintenance

Some automakers include free scheduled maintenance for items such as oil changes, air filters and tire rotations. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. They are typically for the first couple of years of ownership of a new car.

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