2003 Honda Civic Hybrid

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12 reviews
Available Price Range $1,558-$7,358 Trims9 Combined MPG 28-48 Seats 5

Our Take on the 2003 Honda Civic Hybrid

Our Take

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


Consumer Reviews

4.3 out of 5

Based on 12 reviews

Good, But Get a Later Model

by Hybrid Fan from Texas on September 2, 2012

2003 was the 1st year for the Civic Hybrid. It gets great MPG and has all the amenities. Handles great. There is a shudder in the transmission as it takes off from a stop that would probably make most... Read Full Review

9 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

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Honda Civic Hybrid DX

Overall Rollover Rating

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Honda Civic Hybrid DX

Overall Rollover Rating
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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.


There are currently 19 recalls for this car.

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

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