The Honda Civic is refined and economical, with fairly nimble handling and a relatively comfortable ride. The aerodynamic styling of the Civic looks futuristic, but sacrifices ease of access. Pronounced road noise remains a complaint. Stability control is standard only on the EX-L, Hybrid, and Si models.
Alerts
There are 9 recalls on this vehicle. Learn More.

Road Test Results

Performance
Acceleration Acceleration Acceleration tests are conducted on a smooth, flat pavement straightaway at the track. Time, speed, and distance measurements are taken with a precise GPS-based device that’s hooked to a data-logging computer.
0 to 60 mph 0 to 60 mph (sec.) The time in seconds that a vehicle takes to reach 60 mph from a standstill with the engine idling.
Transmission Transmission Transmission performance is determined by shifting smoothness, response, shifter action, and clutch actuation for manual transmissions.
Fuel Economy Fuel Economy We perform our own fuel-economy tests, independent of the government's often-quoted EPA figures and the manufacturers' claims. Using a precise fuel-flow measuring device spliced into the fuel line, we run two separate circuits to represent city and highway consumption.
CR's Overall Mileage CR's Overall Mileage CR's overall mileage is a composite of measured fuel usage on a prescribed city course and highway cruising; and CR's 150-mile test trip of mixed driving, if tested. In recent road tests, we've discontinued the 150-mile trip test.
CR's City Mileage CR's City Mileage Measured fuel usage on a prescribed city course.
CR's Highway Mileage CR's Highway Mileage Measured fuel usage on a prescribed highway cruising.
Annual Fuel Cost Annual Fuel Cost The cost and amount of fuel used in 12,000 miles and is calculated from CR's overall mileage.
Braking Braking The braking rating is a composite of wet and dry stopping distances and pedal feel. Braking distance is from 60 mph, with no wheels locked.
Emergency Handling Emergency Handling Several factors go into the rating, including the avoidance maneuver speed and confidence, as well as how the vehicle behaves when pushed to its limit,
Comfort / Convenience
Ride Ride Our expert judgment of how well the suspension isolates and absorbs road imperfections and how steady it keeps the body on various road surfaces.
Noise Noise Our expert judgment of the vehicle's interior noise level in everyday driving.
Front Seat Comfort Front Seat Comfort Our judgment of how comfortable the front seat is for drivers of various heights.
Rear Seat Comfort Rear Seat Comfort Our judgment of how comfortable the rear seat is for two passengers to sit across.
Interior Fit and Finish Interior Fit and Finish An expert evaluation of the interior quality and craftsmanship.
Trunk/Cargo Area Trunk/Cargo Area Our rating is based on the amount of luggage or cargo space that a vehicle has in the trunk or cargo area.

Owner Reports

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Reliability History Reliability History The reliability charts are based on responses on hundreds of thousands of vehicles from our latest Annual Auto Survey. Consumer Reports subscribers reported on any serious problems they had with their vehicles during the past 12 months that they considered serious because of cost, failure, safety, or downtime, in any of the trouble spots included in the table below. The results are presented relative to the average model that year. Extra weight is given to the more serious areas such as major engine or transmission problems. Based on this data and further analysis, we predict reliability for the latest year. N/A indicates that we did not receive a large enough sample size to provide data for a specific year. An X indicates that the vehicle was not manufactured for a specific year.
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Engine Major Engine Major Engine rebuild or replacement, cylinder head, head gasket, turbo or supercharger, timing chain or timing belt.
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Engine Minor Engine Minor Accessory belts and pulleys, engine computer, engine mounts, engine knock or ping, oil leaks.
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Engine Cooling Engine Cooling Radiator, cooling fan, antifreeze leaks, water pump, thermostat, overheating.
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Transmission Major Transmission Major Transmission rebuild or replacement, torque converter, clutch replacement.
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Owner Satisfaction Owner Satisfaction To learn about satisfaction, CR has collected survey data from our annual survey on more than half a million vehicles. Our subscribers provide great insights into their satisfaction by answering one simple question: If they had it to do all over again, would they definitely buy or lease the same model? In addition, respondents also rate their cars in six categories: driving experience, comfort, value, styling, audio, and climate systems. N/A indicates that we did not receive a large enough sample size to provide data for a specific year. An X indicates that the vehicle was not manufactured for a specific year.
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Driving Experience Driving Experience Includes acceleration and handling
Comfort Comfort Includes seats, climate control, noise, and ride
Value Value Did you get what you wanted relative to the price you paid?
Styling Styling How it looks inside and out
Safety Equipment
ABS available, standard from 2006. Side air bags available from 2001, standard from 2006. Head protection air bags standard from 2006. ESC available from 2007, standard from 2012. Forward collision warning and automatic emergency braking available from 2016.
Road Test

The Honda Civic is refined and economical, with fairly nimble handling and a relatively comfortable ride. The aerodynamic styling of the Civic looks futuristic, but sacrifices ease of access. Pronounced road noise remains a complaint. Stability control is standard only on the EX-L, Hybrid, and Si models.

Seating
2 front, 3 rear
Drive Wheels
Front
Warranty

In most cases, automotive warranties are based on the vehicle identification number (VIN), and the warranty will be valid regardless of ownership. The dealership can tell you exactly how much warranty is left.

Read more about extended warranties
Body Styles
coupe
sedan
Transmissions Available
  • 5-speed Manual
  • 5-speed Automatic
  • CVT
  • 6-speed Manual
Engines Available
  • 1.3-liter 4 hybrid (110 hp)
  • 1.8-liter 4 (113 hp)
  • 1.8-liter 4 (140 hp)
  • 2-liter 4 (197 hp)

Owner Reported Trouble Spots

The Reliability score is based on our latest subscriber survey of 2007 Honda Civic owners. The owner comments describe problems respondents experienced with this vehicle.

Paint/Trim

Paint (fading, chalking, cracking, or peeling), loose interior and exterior trim or moldings, rust.

What Owners Say

"Molding around drover side front door was coming loose. Also front windshield molding on passenger side was coming loose"

Anonymous, CA (2007 Honda Civic DX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"The body panels immediately below the front bumper"s ends on both sides comes loose. The panels are easily pushed back in place, but in over two years we have found no permanent solution"

Anonymous, GA (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Low front bumper causes me to hit things like LOW parking cement strips which in turn causes front bumper to have broken away from car"

Anonymous, WA (2007 Honda Civic EX Unsure)

"Rubber trim cracking"

Garry B., CA (2007 Honda Civic Si 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"The bumper became loose and it would cost $2000 to repair"

Stefanos P., PA (2007 Honda Civic Unsure 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Body metal is very light, and seams are held together with plastic grommets which pop out too easily. The suspension is tried by a Chicago winter"

Anonymous, IL (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"The large rubbery piece underneath the front of the car came loose; cheap plastic "bolts" broke. Drug for miles & ripped apart. Replaced. Bolts have broken again. Rubber trim around windshield came loose & part is now missing on driver side"

Anonymous, TX (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Front bumper ends keep flapping loose. Temporary fixes are costly and inadequate"

Anonymous, NC (2007 Honda Civic Unsure Unsure)

"Paint under driver-side door jam has worn away"

Anonymous, CA (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"The bottom plastic liner fell off. Also, at one point I hit a cement parking block and the front fell off. This is why I will buy a car that is higher off the ground the next time around"

Barbara H., CA (2007 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

"My car is now 8 years old, so I should expect to have problems now and then. The front left bumper, different material than the rest of the car, has broken it's clips and it hanging down about 3/4ths of an inch"

Anonymous, CA (2007 Honda Civic Si Unsure)

"Rubber molding is coming off front window"

Anonymous, FL (2007 Honda Civic Unsure Unsure)
Loose interior trim or moldings

"interior panel covering driving side seat belt has popped out on its own and can't seem to get it to fit properly"

Rafiq R., ON (2007 Honda Civic DX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"The sun visors for this model are defective and wear out in about 2 years of light use. Then they simply cannot be folded up completely and hang down partially sometimes obstructing your view or drop down suddenly. Honda has known about the problem for years but has never fixed the problem. The cost to replace one (1) is around $150 including parts and labor"

Keith W., CA (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"The sun visors in this car have broken repeatedly. They actually "tear" in the heat. The plastic becomes soft and when you move them into place, the pressure from the spring in the visor, causes the visor to tear and no longer stay in place. The visor can drop in front of your vision without notice, This item is a safety issue that should have led to a recall not an extension of the warranty"

Dan T., CA (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Sun visor broke again. Wouldn't stay up"

Steven S., CA (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Headliner is falling down"

Anonymous, FL (2007 Honda Civic EX 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"The back door moldings are coming off, even though those doors are rarely used"

Anonymous, WI (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Paint (fading, chalking, cracking, or peeling)

"Peeling clear coat on almost every panel continually getting worse"

Rafiq R., ON (2007 Honda Civic DX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Oxidized paint on hood, roof and trunk lid. Recall by Honda expired by the time our problem developed"

Michael V., CA (2007 Honda Civic LX Unsure)

"The paint sealant on the front bumper has peeled off. The paint is now chalking and peeling"

Anonymous, PA (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"paint blistered on roof"

Anonymous, FL (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"The car is a deep blue, almost purple. The paint is fading on the front quarter panels & next to the drivers side window. Honda did have a recall on the paint and we took the car in for this recall but they only painted the roof and the trunk deck lid. That was all that Honda covered"

Anonymous, FL (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Poor quality paint for a black color on hood and ceiling. Going to have to repaint it before reselling"

Anonymous, FL (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"oxidation"

Anonymous, NY (2007 Honda Civic LX Unsure)

"clear coat is turning white on the top of the car; have been told that it's a typical problem. No offer from the factory to correct problem"

Anonymous, GA (2007 Honda Civic Si 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"The paint on the roof is peeling and looks cloudy/white. It's getting worse over time. I've owned several vehicles (not Honda) older than this one where this has never happened to any part of those cars. I see many Honda's with paint issues like this. This is my first and last Honda"

Anonymous, MD (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Paint is peeling and fading on the front panels of the vehicle"

Anonymous, UT (2007 Honda Civic EX 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Paint chalking and peeling on exterior roof of car and above driver window. Some chalking covered by warranty but not all. Some areas started to peel a little before six 6 years and Honda refused to cover some of those areas under warranty. Some of the paint was covered under warranty, but area above drivers window wasn't. Also, weather stripper peeled on front window at sides. I have had problems with driver visor cracking when weather hot. Also, recall on air bags"

Anonymous, CA (2007 Honda Civic LX Unsure)

"Recalled for chalking; Honda repainted roof. However, the hood, fender, trunk, and doors have experienced the same problem. Honda would not fix as it was after the 7 year period. My car has only 67000 miles on it and the paint chalking is decreasing the value of the car in either trade in or private sale"

James W., PA (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"They gave me a 7 year warranty on the clear coat and paint on the "top". 3 years ago they repainted my top. Since then the rest of the clear coat has gone and it looks like Hell...! They will not fix it"

Nelson N., MI (2007 Honda Civic Si 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Paint in several places on roof has worn off. It looks bad"

Bradley C., NJ (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Paint is the worst I have seen in 20 years of driving. Hood paint cracking repaired under warranty. Roof fading repaired under warranty, rear deck fading repaired under warranty. Quarter panels also fading but never repaired"

Anonymous, MI (2007 Honda Civic Si 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"clear coat on the roof.....and corners of the rear bumper"

Anonymous, CA (2007 Honda Civic Si 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"clear coat on top of car turns white and begins chipping off, problem started 2 years ago, dealer did nothing about this defect = unhappy customer"

Anonymous, AZ (2007 Honda Civic Si 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Paint is horrible on this 2009 Honda civic. A recall was issued but work use and lack of rental coverage with the recall prevented us from being able to take advantage of a replacement paint job. The automobile looks awful"

Gene H., NC (2007 Honda Civic DX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"The paint on the hood has a bit of a spiderweb look on it when looking closely and there are a couple spots where it looks like the paint is coming off on other parts of the body"

Andrew C., MN (2007 Honda Civic Si 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"The clear coat on the roof, as well as the trunk, began to get white flecks, which gradually expanded and cracked, ultimately peeling away. There are now 4 spots about the size of a baseball where the clear coat is missing and the underlying paint appears dull"

Anonymous, WA (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"paint top coat on roof began peeling"

Anonymous, ON (2007 Honda Civic EX 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Approximately 40% of the clear coat has come off the roof of the car"

Anonymous, AB (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"fading peeling"

Anonymous, GA (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Massive and unprovoked paint cracking and peeling on the roof, the trunk, and the doors. Honda had a temporary replacement program in place, but it expired before this occurred. It was *not* an effect of the way the car had been stored, but a failure of the paint"

Anonymous, PA (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"paint in all areas is peeling"

Gregg G., TX (2007 Honda Civic EX 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Clearcoat was failing all over the car, Honda only covered parts of it (rear quarter panels, roof, top of trunk), even though the entire car was fading and chalking. Known problem that affected probably hundreds of thousands of Hondas from many years in this generation of Hondas"

Brian B., OK (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Paint fading on several areas of car"

Garry B., CA (2007 Honda Civic Si 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Roof paint cracked and faded from sun"

Maria M., FL (2007 Honda Civic DX 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Several rust spots where the paint has been chipped"

Anonymous, NY (2007 Honda Civic DX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"During the past few years the paint has been peeling, fading, and chalking. It needs a complete re-paint. Don't expect this from an 8-year old car in this climate"

Jerry S., TN (2007 Honda Civic Si 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"HOnda repainted the top thru a warranty, but now the body edges near the top area faded to white from black"

Nelson N., MI (2007 Honda Civic Si 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"fading on hood, roof and trunk"

Mohammed P., FL (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"paint faded onroof and trunk. warranty issue and car was repainted at no cost"

Anonymous, TX (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"The hood of the car's paint is cracking and looks terrible. The dealership offered to pay 1/2 of it to fix it since is was Sept. 2014 instead of June 2014, past the warranty for the paint. I am unhappy with Honda at the moment. It is an issue with"

Anonymous, NY (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Peeling Clear Coat"

Anonymous, TX (2007 Honda Civic Si 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"The paint was beginning to crack and "spider" out requiring it be repainted which was covered under manufacturer recall"

Anonymous, KY (2007 Honda Civic Unsure Unsure)

"Civic =hood and side panels paint fading. covered by warranty. CRV= our crv 2007 all but one door lock had to be replaced. finally covered by Honda after class suit"

Anonymous, NM (2007 Honda Civic EX Unsure)

"Paint on roof was chalking. It was covered under a recall and the dealer fixed it to our satisfaction for no cost. Paint on front of hood now starting to get chalky, but haven't taken it in to see if it is covered"

Anonymous, VA (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"clear coat peeling and recall only covers specific areas of car"

Anonymous, NJ (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Horizontal surfaces are fading"

Brad W., OH (2007 Honda Civic Si 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Common problem with thin clear coat from the factory. Repainted hood, roof, trunk lid, and sides around the windows. Covered by Honda extended warranty"

Anonymous, FL (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Paint on hood, roof and trunk are all peeling and fading"

Mark D., NC (2007 Honda Civic EX Unsure)

"I read about the problem in consumer reports I went to dealership was defined the service because the call back was over. I spoke to five different people at the corporate office but was denined the action to fix my car even though I explained that"

Katherine K., DE (2007 Honda Civic Unsure 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"This was a recall issue and Honda had the car repainted on the roof and trunk lid. The paint was cracking and challking"

SUSn R., FL (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"The paint on the roof wore off down to the primer. The paint on the engine hood and front fenders had weather cracks"

Anonymous, ON (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"fading"

Anonymous, NC (2007 Honda Civic EX Unsure)

"In the rusting areas the paint is bubbling and peeling"

Anonymous, CA (2007 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

"There was ext.7 yr warranty paint cracking on hood & clouding on roof/spoiler. At 6yrs7mos I had cracking paint repaired. after the warranty expired roof/spoiler is clouding/chalking. Working with Honda to see what partial coverage I can receive"

Anonymous, CO (2007 Honda Civic EX 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Clear coat is cracking in places and pin strip is peeling off"

Chris F., GA (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Paint around rear windows cracked soon after purchase. Again the dealer was not helpful in remedying this"

Bill T., BC (2007 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

"PART OF THE PROBLEM WAS CORRECTED BY HONDA CA: FRONT WINGS, BUT NOT DRIVER SIDE PANEL"

Anonymous, QC (2007 Honda Civic GX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Washing car, water pressure from hose cause paint to flake off on area next to trunk opening. Size of a quarter. Brought to Honda dealer attention but never received a response"

Anonymous, VA (2007 Honda Civic LX Unsure)

"Honda sent a recall notice but even though the paint on my car clearly reflected the recall problem, Honda said my vin number was not included in the recall and refused to fix the problem"

Carole S., CA (2007 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

"The first problem was the roof, it looked like the car had leprosy. I had to pay a portion of the repair. Then it was the trunk, the side panels etc. same issue. This time covered due to a class action suit. I was able to recoup what I paid previ"

Anonymous, FL (2007 Honda Civic LX Unsure)

"Hood paint cracking"

Rod H., BC (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"fading paint , small areas of rust , spotting recall letter was sent on this vehicles color galaxy gray when I went to the Honda dealer they tried to tell me that it was normal wear and tear. Would not paint even small areas such as the hood We"

Valerie W., CT (2007 Honda Civic DX 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"The paint on the roof was getting white spots in the blue paint"

Lisa J., AZ (2007 Honda Civic EX 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Was advised by Honda that they would cover chalking on this car to a certain date. Mine started to chalk and peel on the roof a few months after the date they offered for free repair"

Bill C., MN (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Paint is starting to crack around the edges of seals on doors and windshield"

Barry R., VA (2007 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

"Issue with cracking and peeling on the Hood, Roof, and Trunk as well as the supports. Most of this has happened after the paint repair 7 year warranty Honda offered"

Colton R., TX (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Roof has progressive chalking"

Anonymous, CA (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"My particular model paint color was recalled in 2014 for fading, chipping, etc. The Honda dealership notified me and repainted the hood, roof and trunk. Because they were already doing those parts of the car which were under the specs of the recall"

Anonymous, CA (2007 Honda Civic Si Unsure)

"Paint on roof peeling and fading. Extended warranty exists for this item but it occured after the warranty period"

Anonymous, DE (2007 Honda Civic DX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Cracking"

Anonymous, OH (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Factory recall on paint used in Honda Civics to include the year of our car"

David B., VA (2007 Honda Civic Unsure 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Paint began fading about 18 months prior to this date. I was denied service from Honda to repair this issue. I went about 4 weeks ago to ask the dealer if there was any new information on Honda fixing this problem. I was now told I was out of warrant"

Christopher K., IL (2007 Honda Civic Si 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Vehicle is washed regularly and waxed twice a year and stored in the garage and wheel well rust and rocker panel rust surfaced two years ago and continues to get worse"

Andrew C., MN (2007 Honda Civic Si 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Rust developed on upper door frame"

Anonymous, MI (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"The rust is also on the hood, no where else on the car"

Anonymous, NY (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"rust in wheel well"

Anonymous, NJ (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"The Civic is experiencing a lot of rust along the rims of the car. It's over 8 years old but this is getting more widespread"

Jay G., IL (2007 Honda Civic Hybrid Unsure)

"For the second third of the cars life it was in Boston MA and when I received it here there was rusting in the lower door panels"

Anonymous, CA (2007 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

"The seams on the doors have prematurely rusted inside and out. It cannot be repaired because the medal is too thin. This started happening within 5 months after the warranty ran out. The window pillars on both front doors are rusted through. This is"

Marc F., QC (2007 Honda Civic LX 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"water leaking from fuel cap well down to the wheel well causing slight rust. Repaired for $400.00"

Adrian P., CT (2007 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

"Both doors are rusting near the top corner of the molding around the window"

Anonymous, PA (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Rust spots appeared within 2 years around the back windows. The dealer insisted this was normal. We could not satisfactorily resolve this. No other car I have owned has had this problem"

Bill T., BC (2007 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

"small areas of rust on the lower doors are starting to show"

Valerie W., CT (2007 Honda Civic DX 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Car is rustproofed every year but rust still in rear wheel wells, along inside top of doors, and paint has started to peel from roof though no corrosion. Just blisters and peels"

Anonymous, ON (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

Climate System

Blower (fan) motor, A/C compressor, condenser, evaporator, heater system, automatic climate control, refrigerant leakage, electrical failure.

What Owners Say

"I brought my car to the Honda dealership 3 times, paid 2 times for wrong diagnostics and still need to decide whether to pay $1200 to get the ax fixed on an older car. Did not expect this of a Honda"

Janet A., WA (2007 Honda Civic Unsure Unsure)

"The compressor engages at random, and most often will not come on at all.The A/C is fully charged and works when the compressor comes on. However, the compressor either rarely comes on or stops working fairly quickly after it has come on. Only one time in recent memory did it work for more than a few minutes. It worked for 20 minutes of a 60 minute drive"

Anonymous, MD (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Compressor magnetic clutch failed required replacement"

Anonymous, NY (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"AC stopped working and I do not know hy. I have not brought it to the auto mechanic"

Anonymous, NY (2007 Honda Civic EX Unsure)

"A/c started going out a year ago : intermittent still : issue is to costly to repair. Does not cool due to compressor going bad. The"

Brett C., NC (2007 Honda Civic EX 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"For some reason Honda can't make a compressor that lasts longer than 2 years. After the third one developed a leak, decided not to replace it so there is no A/C in the car"

Anonymous, NY (2007 Honda Civic Unsure 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Compressor motor failed. $1000 repair per garage shop. Had it fixed for $500 on the side"

Anonymous, MN (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"The AC compressor completely failed and had to be replaced"

Anonymous, CA (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"HAD NO AC.THE DEALERSHIP SAID THEY HAD SEEN MANY WITH A SWITCH TO THE COMPRESSOR THAT WAS BAD AND NOT THE COMPRESSOR ITSELF. THIS WAS THE PROBLEM WITH MY CAR"

Anonymous, NC (2007 Honda Civic DX Unsure)

"It needed replacement Due to age"

Grgeory A., FL (2007 Honda Civic Si 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"A/C system failed about 6-7 years ago. It was going to cost more than $1,000 for the mechanic to determine the cause of failure, plus more money to make the actual repairs. I decided against making the repairs and have lived without functional A/C in the car"

Anonymous, NY (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Compressor seized up and would not turn off properly resulting in air conditioning system icing up. The compressor was replaced with a rebuilt unit but the total cost of the repair still exceeded C$1200"

David S., NS (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Approximately 10 months ago (summer 2016), the A/C started misfunctioning. Sometimes the A/C would work, but then it would randomly stop working. We took it to a local (non-Honda) mechanic, who replaced the compressor. The A/C worked for the remainder of last summer. Now, however, it seems like we're having the same problem again"

Sara L., IL (2007 Honda Civic Unsure Unsure)

"Compressor replacement due to misalignment of shaft"

Anonymous, FL (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"The air conditioning has failed and needs a new compressor"

Anonymous, ME (2007 Honda Civic DX Unsure)

"AC quit cooling. Not a Freon leak"

Anonymous, KY (2007 Honda Civic LX Unsure)

"Failed"

Rocco C., FL (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"clutch failed to engage - replacing entire compressor was only $50 more than replacing the failed clutch so that is what we did"

Anonymous, VA (2007 Honda Civic Si 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Ac had to be replaced"

Anonymous, AZ (2007 Honda Civic DX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Clutch for compressor failed"

Anonymous, CA (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"A/C compressor failed"

Anonymous, WV (2007 Honda Civic Si 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"While on a trip from San Diego to Los Vegas in August in the middle of Death Valley (90 miles north of Baker) The compressor stopped working. We drove the remainder of the trip approximately 160 miles cooking inside the car. Nothing else failed, and"

M B., CA (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"AC went out a independent shop wanted $1500 to fix. Honda dealer did the job for $550 when car was in the dealers for warrant work"

Julio R., TX (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Replaced A/C compressor at my expense (out of warranty) with Honda rebuilt from a dealer. There are still issues with the system in that does not cool properly when car is not in motion. After addressing issue with dealer and independants I am just"

John C., FL (2007 Honda Civic LX Unsure)

"Had to be replaced at 57000 miles"

Greg S., FL (2007 Honda Civic)

"Not sure if it is the compressor, but air conditioner doesn't work well. Sometimes it blows cool air, sometimes warm air"

SUSn G., MO (2007 Honda Civic EX Unsure)

"A/C would fail to blow cold air occasionally. Problem fixed at the dealership"

Brent M., TN (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"AC WORKS INTERMITTENT"

Anonymous, VA (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"The compressor failed 3 years ago and I do not have the money to repairs both cars. Honda had initially told me that I had a leak but it was the compressor. Because I experienced all these issues I decided to go to different mechanic who is not affil"

Marc F., QC (2007 Honda Civic LX 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Air conditioning works sporadically"

Anonymous, NB (2007 Honda Civic DX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"It recently went out. I have to have a new compressor installed next week. Price is ~$700.00 at the dealership"

SUSn M., AR (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Misdiagnosed and therefore would not take it back when they discovered it was the condenser"

Anonymous, NY (2007 Honda Civic DX 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Stopped working"

Anonymous, BC (2007 Honda Civic Unsure Unsure)

"The AC compressor died and dealer replaced it with re-manufactured part for $1,133.05"

Nicholas O., MI (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Air conditioning system was intermittent. It blew cold air for about 10 minutes then it would cut out and blow hot air for the rest of the drive. A new compressor cost over $1200 to replace at the dealer"

Anonymous, NJ (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"This is the third compressor in this car and it is not working. Honda dealer refused to help with any of this"

John H., ON (2007 Honda Civic Unsure Unsure)

"Solenoid valve failed. It could not be replaced. It resulted in the destruction of the AC compressor bearing"

Joshua B., NL (2007 Honda Civic DX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Occasionally, the damper on the discharge side of the interior fan will close and not allowing any ventilation to the air ducts in the cabin of car. Occurs mainly on long drives with AC on. Also, temp control will sometimes stay on warm r/t cool"

Eric B., TX (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Theromostat on the A/C would get stuck and stop cooling after 15 minutes running time. Had to cut the A/C completely off to get it to reset. Replacement of thermostat solved problem"

Nicholas L., NC (2007 Honda Civic GX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"The air mix valve had to be replaced at 58000"

Greg S., FL (2007 Honda Civic)

"Not sure if this is the issure, but air conditioner doesn't work"

SUSn G., MO (2007 Honda Civic EX Unsure)
Blower (fan) motor

"Max cooling button and function is non functional"

Anonymous, NJ (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Blower fan would not turn on. Was due to a control circuit in dash"

Anonymous, FL (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"motor not strong enough to give out plenty of heat. Takes 20 minutes to heat up the car to minimal heat. Affects the engine when on full blast"

SUSn R., NH (2007 Honda Civic)

"Replaced"

Thmas J., FL (2007 Honda Civic EX Unsure)

"BLOWER FAN INOP"

Anonymous, VA (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Had a hole which could have been caused by road debris"

Rocco C., FL (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"i had no a/c. the shop added freon and said it would get me through the summer until spring but the condenser needed to be replaced"

Anonymous, NC (2007 Honda Civic DX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"This is the second condenser in 2 years. Honda has a problem"

Anonymous, NY (2007 Honda Civic DX 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"1. AC clutch relay was dead and replaced. 2. Air Bag problem warning light was on for no apparent reason"

Chon L., TX (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Removed and replace AC relays"

Anonymous, WA (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Controls to the power side mirrors and to reset the maintenance minder no longer work/respond. Odometer mileage is hidden except at initial engine startup - shows that I need an oil service because I cannot reset"

Paul M., CA (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Occasionally, the a/c does not blow cold. I've read that it is most likely a common failure with a relay switch but I have not done any troubleshooting yet"

Tim A., FL (2007 Honda Civic EX 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Car made a grumbling noise and next day battery was totally discharged. AAA tow to my car shop. Shop found that my A/C relay had failed. they replaced the relay and vac, recharged system"

Anonymous, AZ (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Evaporator

"A/C blew warm air. Evaporator replaced"

Anonymous, FL (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Heater system

"The heater core became clogged and had to be replaced"

Larry S., IL (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"In November of 2016, I started the car on a very cold day, and I turned the heater on and set the controls so that the air would blow on the windshield. The air continued to come out of the dash only, and the air never heated up. I continued to have one problem (not heating up), the other (air not going where it's supposed to), or both intermittently since then. I have not had the money to fix the problem, so the car is only driven on days with nice weather"

Anonymous, CO (2007 Honda Civic EX Unsure)

"the heating system (heat/defroster) is cheap and weak and cannot provide heat/defrosting for a new england winter"

SUSn R., NH (2007 Honda Civic)

"I took the car in to be serviced twice in 4 months to get the A/C fixed. First time they topped of the colllant, the next time was to replace the compressor. Not cheap"

Anonymous, MI (2007 Honda Civic EX Unsure)

"not cold air"

Anonymous, AZ (2007 Honda Civic Si 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Coolant leak at several places around engine. Repair was covered by Honda that had extended a special warranty for 10 years for this problem"

Julio R., TX (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"AC will freeze and stop blowing cold air"

Anonymous, LA (2007 Honda Civic EX Unsure)

"ac never got cold took to Honda for oil changes had them look said it was ok left way was took to another shop said low on refrigerant Honda also never rotated tires as per service paid for end up replace tires at 30,000 miles improper wear"

Anonymous, IL (2007 Honda Civic Unsure Unsure)

"Had to have the refrigerant evacuated and replaced as car was not cooling properly"

Anonymous, SC (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"A/C did not cool in heat of the day"

Anonymous, FL (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"The car started blowing hot air when I tried to use the a/c. I had coolant added and then some part when that I had to replace. So far, the problem has been solved"

Anonymous, FL (2007 Honda Civic LX Unsure)

Brakes

Antilock system (ABS), parking brake, master cylinder, calipers, rotors, pulsation or vibration, squeaking, brake failure or wear.

What Owners Say

"ABS became nonfunctional about 3 years after purchasing the car, and it has remained nonfunctional since then, despite performing the manufacturer's recommended maintenance"

Anonymous, NJ (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Calipers

"Left rear brake caliper was sticking and caused damage to the brake hardware, necessitating replacement of calipers, rotors and pads, plus a brake fluid change"

Daniel B., PA (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Right (front) caliper piston seized causing brake pads on opposite side to wear unevenly. After considering replacing the calipers, I instead elected to rebuild the offending caliper by replacing the piston and seals (purchased from Honda dealer). This fixed the problem but involved time and effort on my part"

Corey B., NJ (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Brakes were replaced two years ago and the rear driver's side pads wore out in 12000 miles. Apparently, the caliper malfunctioned"

James C., RI (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Left front caliper had seized"

Anonymous, GA (2007 Honda Civic DX 1.3-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

"all fur whells needed the calipers replaced due to wear warpping"

Anonymous, MN (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Seals in the Master cylinder prematurely decomposed may have been due to caliper... The brakes have always been a bit mushy"

Anonymous, AR (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Premature brake wear

"We put minimal miles on the car but this is the second time we've had to replace the breaks. Seems like the wear out too fast"

Joseph J., DC (2007 Honda Civic Unsure 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Brakes wore out pretty quickly"

Ken S., CA (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Rear Pads waring unevenly honda could not explain why just that i should bring it to them for all future repairs"

David S., CT (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Right (front) caliper piston seized causing brake pads on opposite side to wear prematurely. After caliper rebuild, the problem was resolved but involved considerable time and effort on my part"

Corey B., NJ (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Front brakes pads replaced and Rogers turned and I had to repeat the service less than a year later"

Gene H., NC (2007 Honda Civic DX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Front brakes wear out prematurely and need rotors turned/pads replaced every 18-24 months. Once experienced complete failure, although likely due to inferior replacement parts"

Michael M., VA (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Honda has essentially admitted that 2007 Civics were factory installed with a defective rear suspension that causes premature tire wear and premature braking wear. However, they refused to fix the problem"

Anonymous, PA (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"premature brake wear. Hondo repaired the brakes correcting some parts and paid a pro rated amount for the premature wear per a class action settlement"

Anonymous, CA (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Just had to replace my brake pad so quickly, according to my mechanics"

Anonymous, CA (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"brakes and tires wore early due to a bearing issue that was a soft recall"

Anonymous, OH (2007 Honda Civic DX Unsure)

"deep gash in left disk, right disk fine. except for the gash not much wear on either disk"

Anonymous, VA (2007 Honda Civic EX Unsure)

"The Honda Class Action rebate for premature brake wear is a joke!"

Michael W., FL (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Uneven wear on the front brakes, causing me to replace only one side at a time. Sometimes one part of the brake would be touching metal, while another part of the pad still had quite a bit of life left. Also had some problems with noise"

Josiah A., CA (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"brakes became mushy and needed lots of replacement"

Anonymous, CA (2007 Honda Civic Hybrid Unsure)

"Brakes were checked and replaces at Midas - there were shot at 32000 miles"

Anonymous, OH (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Had to replace the rotors twice. They were warped"

Ken S., CA (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Rotors on the front had to be replaced per honda for an additional $300"

David S., CT (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"They used too fast"

Anonymous, QC (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Rotors were warped"

Anonymous, CA (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Front brake rotors need to be turned and pads replaced every 18 months. Design may have possibly undersized front brake components"

Michael M., VA (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"warpage"

Anonymous, SC (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Bought the car with 84K, needed rotor replacement at 100K"

Anonymous, VA (2007 Honda Civic LX 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Suspension squeaks"

Anonymous, NY (2007 Honda Civic DX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"normal"

Anonymous, AZ (2007 Honda Civic Si 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Brake wear-normal wear"

H S., FL (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"replacement of pads under warranty. resurfacing of rotors"

Sandra F., MD (2007 Honda Civic Si 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Daughter has same car and heard brake problem. Went into Les Schab and they told me brakes were shot, suspension was shot and because of the suspension, the tires I had bought 3 years earlier were also shot. Cost, 2100"

Dorothy W., WA (2007 Honda Civic Unsure Unsure)

"Just had to have the front brakes replaced"

Anonymous, CA (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Normal as expected"

Anonymous, NJ (2007 Honda Civic Unsure Unsure)

"normal wear"

Richrd F., MB (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"replaced front rotors and pads due to normal wear"

Anonymous, OH (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Front pads have been changed twice, each time after about 50,000 km. Both times they were OEM"

Magloire T., QC (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"normal break wear"

Diane J., AE (2007 Honda Civic GX 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Linings were close to the limits for change. better safe than sorry"

Anonymous, MO (2007 Honda Civic EX 2.0-L 4 Cyl)
Parking brake

"failure to release properly causing premature wear of pads"

Anonymous, SC (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

Suspension

Shocks or struts, ball joints, tie rods, wheel bearings, alignment, steering linkage (includes rack and pinion), power steering (pumps and hoses, leaks), wheel balance, springs or torsion bars, bushings, electronic or air suspension.

What Owners Say

"Pulls to the left a little. I think it was from hitting a dear back in 2008"

Anonymous, NY (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Alignment defect corrected under recal by Honda"

Anonymous, CA (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Front end does not allow alignment of caster or camber which are out of spec"

Anonymous, TX (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"The car made a strange sound when I turned sometimes"

Anonymous, NH (2007 Honda Civic Unsure 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"I've had multiple front end/suspensiom issues with this car since day one (among other things)...it's been two steps above a lemon"

Michael W., FL (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Bushings

"front suspension bushing disintegrating after 5 years, probably not designed to handle Arizona heat"

Anonymous, AZ (2007 Honda Civic Si 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Power steering leaks

"The power steering assembly has leaked for a long time, we received estimates for a replacement reconditioned unit that was north of $400. Our mechanic advised us to buy power steering fluid with leak fix for Honda's, it has reduced the dripping"

Jon B., TX (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Rack and pinion assembly has small leak - will be very expensive to repair"

Anonymous, DE (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"The hoses where replaced"

Anonymous, QC (2007 Honda Civic GX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Shocks or struts

"Just started becoming an issue with noise and handling around tight curves"

Brett C., NC (2007 Honda Civic EX 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Passenger rear shock was leaking oil - replaced with ease. Runs like a Ferrari now. Replaced at 175k miles"

Anonymous, NY (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"the shocks wore out in year 10 and had to be replaced"

Anonymous, NJ (2007 Honda Civic LX 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"The rear struts were evidently faulty and they had to be replaced because they were causing uneven rear tire wear"

Anonymous, CA (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"They just needed to be replaced at this mileage for some reason. The person we bought the car from was a young girl so there was no sign of hard USge"

Anonymous, TX (2007 Honda Civic DX Unsure)

"At 32,000 miles had to replace the rear shock absorbers after replacing the rear brakes, all tires, and strut adjusters"

Anonymous, SC (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Rear shocks started leaking much too soon. After replacing, I learned there had been a recall - which expired a few months before I discovered the problem (during my routine six-month maintenance). Ever since, right rear of car has been noisy whene"

Anonymous, CO (2007 Honda Civic LX Unsure)

"Replace rear shocks"

John P., MI (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Shocks worn out"

Anonymous, WI (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Replaced driver rear shock due to leaking"

Anonymous, MO (2007 Honda Civic LX 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"I didn't really know about the shocks and struts, just took car in for inspection before a road trip. Found that shocks and struts needed replacing"

Anonymous, AZ (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Springs or torsion bars

"Rear left spring broke in"

Anonymous, IL (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"due to uneven tire wear we replaced the rear control arms. Honda is aware of this defect but does not cover the repairs. We paid in full"

Roger J., NC (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"The arms were bowing, needed to be replaced, causing uneven tire wear"

Ernest H., PA (2007 Honda Civic DX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"rear wheels not have adequate adjustment for wide tires that were stock with the Civic Si"

Anonymous, NJ (2007 Honda Civic Si 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Uneven tire wear was due to problem with the rear struts. I had to have them replaced"

Anonymous, CA (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Non-adjustable control arms were factory OEM. Tires rotated every 8,000 miles, but each set of tires would get extremely noisy after ca. 20,000 - 25,000 miles. After four sets of high quality tires, When buying inexpensive tires, I learned from Tech"

Van M., NC (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"uneven tire wear was caused by a ball joint problem that was covered by a Honda recall. Fixed by dealer, but to late for any tire replacement options"

Anonymous, FL (2007 Honda Civic Si 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Rear suspension is not adjustable. Replaced the lower rear control arms with adjustable after market parts and the rear alignment/tire wear/ excessive road noise was solved"

Pat M., CA (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Had to rebuild the rear suspension. It chewed through a pair of tires in a period of a week. If you looked at the car from the rear it appeared to have the VW bug bowlegged stance. Cost was about $500 and had to buy tires again"

Anonymous, MO (2007 Honda Civic LX 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Caster/camber can not be sufficiently adjusted on rear wheels and as a result there is more tire wear on inside of rear wheels"

Anonymous, NJ (2007 Honda Civic Si 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Went through 4 sets of good tires in less than 100,000 miles. Honda said it was because I failed to align properly, drove badly or selected bad tires. Paid for many alignments to no avail. Tire store finally told me there was an alignment problem"

Anonymous, VT (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Uneven tire wear. Required replacement of read suspension control arms"

Anonymous, FL (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"The tire wear was due to the rear axle forging which was replaced by a recall"

Judi L., CT (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"known manufacturers defect where the rear upper control arms on rear wheals are too short, causing tires to always have negative camber and tires wear on inside edge. I never got notice of class action suite or limited extended warranty. Now trying t"

Tim A., FL (2007 Honda Civic EX 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Faulty design of the rear suspension control arms, They were eventually replaced at no charge but it was a lot of hassle after years of uneven tire wear"

J S., ON (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Recall as a result of class action suit on 2006 and 2007 Civics"

Anonymous, ON (2007 Honda Civic DX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"After an extended driving vacation with my family, my rear tires were badly cupped. Researching the problem, I found that 2007 Honda Civic's have had many complaints regarding the rear suspension that leads to premature tire wear (mine only have abou"

Anonymous, NJ (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"dealers unwilling to change wrong rear control arms"

David G., NM (2007 Honda Civic DX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"This car is possibly one of the worst cars that Honda has produced I received a $2000 settlement over the suspension and the problem continues. It is one that CR dropped recommendation on. There are many more problems with this model"

Chuck T., NC (2007 Honda Civic DX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Wheel bearings

"I had loud road noise for many months which the dealer said was tires. An independent shop that I used for general service said that one rear wheel bearing was bad. That cured the noise problem"

Anonymous, NY (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Right front wheel bearing wore out at just less than 100000 miles. Diagnosed by tire shop and confirmed by Honda service"

Anonymous, NC (2007 Honda Civic LX Unsure)

Electric System

Alternator, starter, hybrid battery and related systems, regular battery, battery cables, engine harness, coil, ignition switch, electronic ignition, distributor or rotor failure, spark plugs and wires failure.

What Owners Say

"12 volt power plug, USB port, and three of four speakers, do not work"

Anonymous, FL (2007 Honda Civic EX 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"On/off switch inoperative--will not remain depressed in the on position. I did not replace the component, but use a piece of folded paper to force the switch to remain in the on position"

Jerry R., OH (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"not working when press in switch"

Anonymous, AZ (2007 Honda Civic DX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Gauges

"Digital fuel gauge keeps going blank. This is a recent intermittent problem"

Anonymous, NJ (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Electrical short with speedometer and fuel gauge"

Anonymous, LA (2007 Honda Civic EX Unsure)

"Backlighting of climate controls stopped working (as when headlights are on at night)"

Anonymous, WA (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Computer that controls console display, lights, etc. completely died and had to be replaced. Honda repair service said they'd never encountered this problem in real life before"

Anonymous, NC (2007 Honda Civic LX Unsure)

"It appears all older cars have discolored headlights that limit their effectiveness. Impacts night time driving"

Anonymous, VA (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Honda's headlights get foggy"

Jerry L., PA (2007 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

"We have put NUMEROUS headlights of numerous brand in this car. They just burn out unusually quick!"

SUSn M., AR (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Paint peeling on roof"

Anonymous, TX (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"deteriation of head lamp covers"

Anonymous, NC (2007 Honda Civic DX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Exterior lights (other than headlights)

"3rd brake light failed and had to be replaced"

Anonymous, MO (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Center brake light failed for second time--a known, prevalent problem caused by cold solder connections"

Anonymous, VA (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"rear high level brake light went out [LED module] -- had to have the whole unit replace, which was a big project, and cost significantly more than you would expect. You can't just replace a bulb anymore!!"

Bradley C., NJ (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Taillight failure"

Anonymous, NJ (2007 Honda Civic Unsure 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"center taillight module"

Anonymous, MO (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"A dashboard light for the climate control buttons stopped working. Does not bother me"

Anonymous, CA (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"The interior lights stopped working including the trunk lights no lights work inside trunk or car"

Anonymous, AR (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Intermittent operation of interior dome light"

Anonymous, FL (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Dash and radio lights intermittently turn off while driving. Bad connection somewhere"

Anonymous, ON (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Light on shift console failed when car only three years old and still under full extended warranty I purchased at time of sale. Honda wouldn't cover repairs"

Anonymous, NY (2007 Honda Civic LX Unsure)

"Driver's side automatic door lock malfunction"

Thmas J., FL (2007 Honda Civic EX Unsure)

"keyless system stopped working"

Anonymous, NJ (2007 Honda Civic Unsure 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Electronic door lock on one door sometimes doesn't work"

Anonymous, GA (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"- low washer fluid light remains on - seatbelt airbag light intermittently on - there is an air bag recall that I have not yet been able to address"

Anonymous, BC (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"The warning system for leaving headlights on failed, plus the lock system was compromised. It turned out to be a burned fuse that was located in the door, after it caused several "lockouts" where I could not enter the car sand had to call emerg. roa"

Anonymous, CA (2007 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

"Airbag failure light goes on whenever anything is placed on the front passenger seat, yet airbag is fully functional"

Anonymous, NC (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"The wipers do not always shut off immediately. I have sometimes to jiggle the controls back and forth between intermittant, slow, fast, off, and on before they shut off completely. This does not always happen, but often enough to be a concern"

Anonymous, ME (2007 Honda Civic DX Unsure)

"Wipers worked in an erratic fashion - fast then slow; starting and stopping mid cycle. Wipers worked in a totaly erratic way. Honda paid for repair"

Marilyn K., FL (2007 Honda Civic EX Unsure)

"Windshield wiper computer is dying"

Anonymous, WA (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Wipers don't stop, stop in an upright position, and generally seem to have a mind of their own"

Anonymous, WI (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Wiper control failed, erratic operation resulted"

William W., NC (2007 Honda Civic EX Unsure)

"Problem with wiper switch and with wiper motoe"

Anonymous, OH (2007 Honda Civic Si 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"When engaged, wiper arms sometimes do not stop moving. It might take 5-10 passes before they stop. When they do stop, they often stop in the middle of the windshield"

Anonymous, NB (2007 Honda Civic DX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Alarm or security system (excluding aftermarket systems)

"THE CAR ALARM GOES OFF FOR HOURS AT A TIME AND THE BATTERY HAS TO BE DISCONNECTED TO STOP IT"

Anonymous, AR (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

Power Equipment

Cruise control, clock, warning lights, body control module, keyless entry, wiper motor or washer, tire pressure monitor, interior or exterior lights, horn, gauges, 12V power plug, remote engine start, alarm or security system

What Owners Say

"When I had the Honda serviced, the tech told me the alternator was not functioning and needed to be replaced or my battery would lose its charge"

Anonymous, AZ (2007 Honda Civic Unsure 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Alternator failure caused failure to start, resulting in us having to call roadside assistance"

Anonymous, GA (2007 Honda Civic DX Unsure)
Starter

"One day I went to start the car and it would not start. I called AAA and they could not get it started. It was towed to Honda and they checked and said I needed a new starter!!!!"

Anonymous, IN (2007 Honda Civic Unsure Unsure)

"Starter had to be replaced"

W T., MS (2007 Honda Civic EX 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Had to be replaced"

Anonymous, WI (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Car became hard to start. Slow turnover as if battery was drained.It was actually the starter binding up. Common problem with this car but people keep thinking it's a charging issue. Because it sounds like it, it's not, starter is bad. Cheap fix"

Brian M., IL (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"STARTER NEEDED TO BE REPLACED DUE TOO INTERNAL DEAD SPOT AND CAR WOULD NOT START"

Anonymous, MA (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Car seemed like it had a bad battery sometimes. Very inconsistent. After 7 months of mystery and trips to several shops (including 2 battery replacements), it failed completely. Identified as starter. Had it replaced. Pricey due to Honda design"

Anonymous, IL (2007 Honda Civic DX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Starter went you at 59 thoUSnd miles. Cost was $450!! Honda would not cover any of the cost"

Chris F., GA (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Starter failed, had to buy a new one"

Anonymous, TX (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Problem with starter over about 3 months before properly diagnosed and corrected by dealer"

Kelly K., MB (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"starter failed"

Anonymous, TX (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Starter just failed. Replaced a new one"

Anonymous, CA (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"DEAD AND WOULD NOT ACCEPT CHARGE..HAD TO BE REPLACED"

Clarence E., ON (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.3-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

"Battery replaced but likely not the problem which was starter"

Kelly K., MB (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"This was among the items dealer did not address. When done replacing engine block there were metal chips in coolant. Did not tell me battery was required; struts; shocks; many engine issues had been caused by dealer work that had to be fixed/correc"

Anonymous, IA (2007 Honda Civic LX Unsure)
Hybrid/electric battery replacement

"A system idiot light lit that I'd never seen before. The manual said I needed to go to the dealer immediately. I did and they replaced the battery which was under a ten year warranty"

Anonymous, CA (2007 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

"Vehicle performance started declining after forced IMA software upgrade several years ago. About 6 months ago, battery could no longer hold charge overnight. A few weeks ago Honda agreed to replace hybrid battery (probably with remanufactured one)"

Glen J., MD (2007 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

"Hybrid battery failed - very expensive (about $3500) to replace"

Anonymous, WA (2007 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

"Right after the installation of the hybrid battery was good (31 mpg) for about 3 months since then it has gone back to the 26 mpg"

Tom J., TX (2007 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

"The battery light indicator would go on and off, and we were told they couldn't do anything unless they saw it on. That went on for few months, where the ligh would go on but when we took it in, it was off. At some point it passes out of the extended"

Anonymous, NJ (2007 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

"Honda has been refusing to correctly diagnose hybrid battery failure. Multiple trips to the dealer claimed starter battery or computer needed update. They waited until battery was past 100,000 miles (no warranty) to say hybrid battery was the problem"

Anonymous, NC (2007 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

"This replacement is the third IMA battery we have had on this car. It took several months to get Honda to agree to replace it. It three days to get the install done"

D B., CA (2007 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

"Battery failed just before warranty was to expire"

Anonymous, BC (2007 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

"This is the second time the battery was replaced. The previous battery only got 40,000 mi on it before it failed. The dealer couldn't replace it initially because there was no error code, so corporate had to approve. They finally did after I told the"

Anonymous, CA (2007 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

"Failed when 8 years old, 135k miles. Cost $3k to replace, only dealership could service replacement"

Anonymous, TX (2007 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

"The hybrid battery has lost capacity and now discharges rapidly making it unsafe to drive. I have complained several times to the Honda Dealership but they refuse to do anything till the on board computer reveals a problem"

Anonymous, VA (2007 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3-L 4 Cyl hybrid)
Engine harness

"Engine turned over but refused to start. Traced by dealer to a blown fuse"

Anonymous, ON (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

Engine Major

Engine rebuild or replacement, cylinder head, head gasket, turbo or supercharger, timing chain or timing belt.

What Owners Say

"Repaired at no cost, had a recall replacement"

Melvin N., WI (2007 Honda Civic EX Unsure)

"The engine body cracks because of questionable metal alloy was used. Honda did not issue the recall but admitted the problem and replaced it for free"

Chon L., TX (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"The engine block developed a leak. Honda had extended the warranty period for the 2007 model (plus other years) so the engine was replaced without any cost to me"

Richard K., PA (2007 Honda Civic EX Unsure)

"Cracked engine block do to Honda defect. Covered in Canada and Usa but not mine because I exported the car to the US from Canada. Honda is off my list for life"

David C., ON (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"loss of power and check engine light constantly occurring. preliminary check showed severe loss of compression"

Scott R., TX (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"I have a crack in the engine that was covered under a recall/warranty"

Anonymous, IN (2007 Honda Civic DX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Purchased new. Had all routine maintenance performed at Honda dealer. Experienced major failure of main bearings requiring a short block replacement at 57,000 miles (just in warranty). At 93,000 miles, the timing chain stretched or otherwise caused the valves to hit the pistons destroying the engine. Honda refused to assist in the cost of repairs which exceeds the value of the car. Two major engine failures in under 100,000 miles and Honda considers this acceptable ?!"

Dan K., FL (2007 Honda Civic Si 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"My car refused to go into gear. Found that this was a problem for 2007 Hondas but it was not set up as a recall; didn't affect all 2007 Civics. However, Honda paid for enjine rebuild or repair - I don't know which they did"

Marilyn K., FL (2007 Honda Civic EX Unsure)

"the engine block crack.But Honda had a recall on my engine so they gave me a new engine for FREE"

Larry B., CA (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"The engine had to be replaced, but Honda covered it under warranty even though the car was 7 years old with 150k miles on it"

Steven G., NJ (2007 Honda Civic Unsure 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"The engine block cracked. Also this year model eats tires. I had to put in arms, at my cost after having to replace tires every 15,000 miles"

SUSn Z., CO (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"The block developed a crack at speed which resulted in the engine over heating. The cracked block and resultant warped head were replaced under an unlimited miles, 7 or 8? year extended warranty. Towing also covered but was without a car for a week"

Anonymous, FL (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Had a crack in the engine block but repairs were covered by extended (by Honda) warrantee. Apparently they've had problems with engine blocks from that model year"

David R., MA (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Head cracked required engine rebuild, still acting up. This car is a complete lemon"

Ed P., IL (2007 Honda Civic EX Unsure)

"Another extended warranty...at 110000 miles the engine block cracked. covered but was out a car for 1.5wks"

Anonymous, CO (2007 Honda Civic EX 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Cracked engine block after only 234000 km"

Jim R., AB (2007 Honda Civic Unsure 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"At 108000 miles the engine leaked anti freeze. Honda replaced the engine but the car was never the same and I purchased a Subaru Impreza 2015 to replace it"

Anonymous, NY (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"The block cracked and was leaking.. this was covered under a recall for this model year"

Anonymous, FL (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Engine cracked and was replaced by Honda. Was a recall problem"

Anonymous, TN (2007 Honda Civic Unsure Unsure)

"Some Honda Civic motors have a casting problem resulting in rapid coolant leaks and engine failure. I had this problem on my 2006 Civic a few years back where Honda replaced the motor under warranty, costing Honda ~$7500. Currently experiencing the s"

Anonymous, AZ (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Honda covered the cracked engine block in a recall"

Anonymous, NY (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"The engine developed a coolant leak through the side of the block at a casting seam. To Honda's credit, they gave me a new loaner to drive and installed an OEM short block. Probably influenced by bad auto publicity and judgments"

Chuck T., NC (2007 Honda Civic DX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Head gasket

"Had to rebuild the engine as there was a head gasket failure"

Jerry K., CT (2007 Honda Civic LX Unsure)

"Received mailing from Honda re 2007-2011 models. Took in. Not explained engine had 2 parts. I repeated said "engine" Manager did't correct me. Asked if any problems occurred would they be corrected. Told yes.Not done. Took elsewhere. Major work req"

Anonymous, IA (2007 Honda Civic LX Unsure)

"Unexpected failure"

Anonymous, OH (2007 Honda Civic Si 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

In-car Electronics

CD or DVD players, radio, speakers, GPS, communication system (e.g., OnStar), display screen freezes or goes blank, phone pairing (e.g. Bluetooth), voice control commands, steering wheel controls, portable music device interface (e.g., iPod/MP3 player), backup or other camera/sensors.

What Owners Say

CD player

"My CD player randomly switches to the radio where it randomly goes am, fm, aux, then to CD player. Again unsure where or how or whether to repair on a ten year old car I love but no longer trust"

Janet A., WA (2007 Honda Civic Unsure Unsure)

"Single-disc player, has stopped playing discs and sometimes will not eject the disc"

Anonymous, NM (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"CD quit working. Doesn't recognize CD inserted"

Anonymous, KY (2007 Honda Civic LX Unsure)

"CD play and doesn't eject from the player so I can't listen to CDs"

Anonymous, NY (2007 Honda Civic DX Unsure)

"Display screen was scratched horribly when I tried to dust it off - the dust just obliterated whatever material was used for the screen and made it almost unreadable"

Brian B., OK (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Display screen goes blank

"It goes in and out intermittently. The radio still works ( most of the time ) even when the display is off"

Bradley C., NJ (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Occurs in tandem with error message previously noted; GPS not functional"

Keith C., CO (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Radio button to switch between CD and Aux-in (MP3 player) broken. Radio must be pulled from dash and shipped to factory to repair. Takes 2-3 weeks. Prevents aux-in from working"

Paul M., CA (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Stereo doesn't stay on one station or mode. Will jump around cd, am, fm. Will pop and then not work at all until the car is restarted. The lights on the stereo and environment controls don't light up"

Anonymous, CO (2007 Honda Civic Si 2.0-L 4 Cyl)
Speakers

"All but one speaker was cracking or not producing sound. I replaced them all"

Anonymous, FL (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"The door speakers began to fail and eventually got to the point where they no longer work at all"

James C., RI (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Front two speakers cut out at first intermittently, and then entirely. All sound comes from rear speakers only"

Anonymous, FL (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Front door speakers stopped working"

Anonymous, TN (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Speakers are cheap and no sound from the front speakers any more"

Anonymous, ON (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Front speakers come in and out mostly out no sound"

James P., NS (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Steering wheel controls

"The cruise control button broke and does not stay engaged"

Anonymous, CO (2007 Honda Civic Si 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Cruise control"

Doug S., AR (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"needed premature replacement not covered by warranty"

David G., NM (2007 Honda Civic DX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
In-dash navigation system (GPS)

"Became faulty; scratched DVD; currently unUSble"

Anonymous, TX (2007 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

"Get an error message that CD cannot be read and to consult dealer"

Keith C., CO (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Navigation system extremely unreliable. Stops working when you enter an area not "verified" by provider.. These areas were established rotates, not new unmapped streets. And in Central and Western NY with millions of people. Left stranded so often,"

Anonymous, NY (2007 Honda Civic LX Unsure)
Voice control commands

"doesn't understand english! Misinterprets must comands so I don't use"

Anonymous, VA (2007 Honda Civic EX Unsure)

Body Integrity

Squeaks, rattles, wind noises, loose or cracked seals and/or weather-stripping, air and water leaks.

What Owners Say

"Rubber seals, trim, window trim, many rubber and plastic components disintegrated in a few years, Rubber and plastic not durable in high temperatures. Interior door seals "shrank" in the heat allow wind noise and water into the cabin"

Dan T., CA (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Most of the seals, gaskets seems to be breaking apart. Very poor quality"

Anonymous, CA (2007 Honda Civic DX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Was costly to replace"

Anonymous, FL (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Squeaks or rattles

"Rattle sound coming from from right fender area. Dealer suspects it is internal to fender and interior liner"

John C., TX (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Makes too much rattling and road noise"

Anonymous, CA (2007 Honda Civic DX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"A very reliable vehicle for our family, but road noise and the front end delivery every bump and crack in the road to the cabin area"

Jon B., TX (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Very noisy from chassis and engine"

Anonymous, NM (2007 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

"Car "clicks" when turning to right or left fully; said to be a defect in the axle which will eventually need require replacement of axles. Said to be fairly common with this year Civic"

Anonymous, CA (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"rattle noise wife has had some accidents could have caused ac never got cold enough even when new"

Anonymous, IL (2007 Honda Civic Unsure Unsure)

"Rattles coming from front right side of car when driving. May be loose air vent assembly under fender that feeds air to defroster vent on tiny triangular window in fron of right door. This little window is only on EX models and is replaced by a solid"

Anonymous, TX (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"can't find the source of the noise and it getting worse"

Alan B., WI (2007 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

"Front right suspension sounds very loose. I have looked online and found that other people have had the same problem. The person had made a video of the problem with his car, problem is a oval hole that should be round. Rear end sounds loose too"

Anonymous, IN (2007 Honda Civic DX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Noise coming from front when turninig wheel"

Anonymous, CA (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Car vibrates and shakes loudly when idling"

Anonymous, MO (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"There had always been a rattling sound coming from the back of the car. When we finally decided to have it fixed, they made us pay, although the sound had always been there and they were bound to have heard it from day one"

Nicolas G., QC (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Noisy at freeway speeds"

Anonymous, NM (2007 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

"It seems to have gotten worse through the years. I have to increase the volume on my radio to hear it above the noise, and it's also difficult to hear the GPS directions because of the noise"

Debbie A., NC (2007 Honda Civic EX 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

Engine Minor

Accessory belts and pulleys, engine computer, engine mounts, engine knock or ping, oil leaks.

What Owners Say

"replaced it when I replaced the water pump. very hard to replace. very hard to find a diagram for the belt route"

Joe B., TX (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Engine mounts

"The dealership, Village Honda, failed to install some of the engine mounts after performing warranty replacement of the engine. We didn't catch failure until after we had picked up the Vehicle and they blamed us and refused to fix the issue"

Anonymous, AB (2007 Honda Civic DX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"bad right engine mount caused rough idle"

Anonymous, IN (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"failed...had to have replaced"

Robt F., CA (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Right engine mount has failed. It is noisy, especially when backing in cold weather. This seems to be a common problem with this Honda"

Robert M., TX (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Loose and then broken engine mount"

Anonymous, CA (2007 Honda Civic EX Unsure)

"Mount goes bad on this car. Everyone knows about it. Not that big a deal but a big surprise from Honda to have this type of issue. Still love our Hondas though"

Brian M., IL (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Passenger side engine mount cracked. Needed replacement"

Anonymous, CT (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Engine mount cracked"

Ed P., IL (2007 Honda Civic EX Unsure)

"Vibration felt when in reverse traced to failed upper passenger side engine mount which was replaced"

Anonymous, ON (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Right front mount was broken & had to be replaced"

Anonymous, HI (2007 Honda Civic Unsure 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Leak in one of the cylinders"

Anonymous, MN (2007 Honda Civic DX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"An oil leak occurred when the engine was replaced. This was covered under the recall/warranty"

Anonymous, IN (2007 Honda Civic DX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Engine knock or ping

"Not sure what caused it. Mechanic resolved the issue"

Anonymous, CA (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

Transmission Minor

Gear selector or linkage, leaks, transmission computer, transmission sensor or solenoid, clutch adjustment, rough shifting, slipping transmission.

What Owners Say

"Repeated issues with clutch pedal not being able to allow shifting into gear... still not completely resolved"

Brian R., NV (2007 Honda Civic Si 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"My clutch is slipping on my 2007 Civic with only 78,000 miles on it. I have not yet taken it to the dealer or elsewhere for repair, but feel a clutch should not be giving me trouble at this point in the car's life"

Anonymous, NJ (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"transmission stuck in park and couldn't be moved to drive when stepping on brake and starting up car"

Anonymous, NY (2007 Honda Civic EX 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Linkage rough sometimes won't go into gear"

Anonymous, TX (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Rough shifting

"Shifting has always been a bit rough with the civic; now I believe I have to replace the pressure plate or master cylinder again"

Christopher C., NY (2007 Honda Civic Si 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Bought car used; previous owner must have speed-shifted the trans: the synchronizer for 3d gear does not work; car must be carefully double-clutched in each gear change into 3d"

Anonymous, GA (2007 Honda Civic Si 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"2nd gear is a little tough at times"

Anonymous, CA (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"The transmission has been very rough shifting since the warranty was up...HOnda fixed the third gear, but all gears are very hard"

Nelson N., MI (2007 Honda Civic Si 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"For the second time, the car would not go into gear at all yesterday, and we have not taken it in yet. The first time was in 2012, and Honda replaced the transmission alignment sensor. Both times the car was hot and we turned it off, waited, and then"

Pauline B., OR (2007 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

"At first, I started having a hard time shifting into second. Then, I became almost impossible to shift into second and hard to shift in third. Finally, when I was able to shift into second, the stick would sometimes shift out of second by itself. We"

Nicolas G., QC (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Transmission leaks

"TRANSMISSION FLUID LEAK- SEAL AHD TO BE REPLACED"

Anonymous, NC (2007 Honda Civic DX Unsure)
Transmission sensor or solenoid

"3rd gear sensor went bad 2 weeks after purchase and dealer replaced/repaired it at no charge"

Michael G., NY (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"The solenoid went bad and I had it replaced"

Karen K., IL (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

Transmission Major

Transmission rebuild or replacement, torque converter, clutch replacement.

What Owners Say

"clutch started dragging and had to be replaced at 182k. The clutch was the original clutch. Disappointing it did not last 200k+ as plated were not worn out"

Robert K., AL (2007 Honda Civic Si 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"clutch was slipping - had replaced"

Anonymous, CA (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"clutch slipping"

Hai N., GA (2007 Honda Civic Si 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"The entire clutch failed and had to be replaced"

Sandra F., MD (2007 Honda Civic Si 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"clutch slipped causing a distinct judder upon start after stop, that Honda found difficult to demonstrate when brought into service department twice. Finally replaced the starter clutch under warranty, solved the problem for a short while and after"

Anonymous, HI (2007 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

"Clutch pedal was squeaking and required replacement of clutch components"

Anonymous, ON (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Clutch went out at 90k miles. I think this was a combination of inexperienced drivers driving the car for some time, burning the clutch, and the aggressive driving style of the primary driver. Also replaced the flywheel due to condition it was in"

Anonymous, TN (2007 Honda Civic Si 2.0-L 4 Cyl)
Transmission rebuild or replacement

"My car was 9 years old before I had to replace the transmission. I've had the usual replacements, brakes, windshield wipers, brake lights, etc. but I never had to fix anything major on it. When the transmission finally quit, it gave me some trouble for a couple of days and then it just failed. I got it replaced and it has worked fine ever since"

Alicia M., CA (2007 Honda Civic Si 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Shifting the gears has been a problem from the beginning. It is very hard to put the clutch to the floor and shift. They fixed the 3rd gear during warranty. Now they wont do anything.!"

Nelson N., MI (2007 Honda Civic Si 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Third gear needed to be completely replaced in my 6 speed manual transmission at 97,000 miles. Third gear was completely unusable"

Anonymous, IL (2007 Honda Civic Si 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"It failed and had to be replaced"

Anonymous, CA (2007 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

"Car stopped working, car towed to Honda dealership, cost to replace transmission $6500, despite low mileage -67700 and age-8 of car, we decided to donate car and purchase new car"

Anonymous, HI (2007 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

Body Hardware

Power or manual windows, locks and latches, tailgate, hatch or trunk, doors or sliding doors, mirrors, seat controls, safety belts, sunroof, convertible top.

What Owners Say

"The front door gaskets on both sides are falling apart. Contributes to road/wind noise. The failure seem very premature"

Pat M., CA (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Door hinge broke and for was falling off"

Mark D., NC (2007 Honda Civic EX Unsure)

"Doors are rusting around the widow molding"

Anonymous, PA (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Automatic lock doesn't work anymore"

Maria M., FL (2007 Honda Civic DX 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"The fuel door would not open when very cold (below 20 degrees F)"

Anonymous, MN (2007 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

"electronic locks work intermittently. Driver control of passenger lock sometimes does not work. While driving it sounds like passenger lock is cycling lock/unlock"

Anonymous, VA (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"have had drivers side door lock replaced twice in past, and again in this past year, due to it not working (I lock the car manually, do not have a remote controlled lock system)"

Anonymous, NB (2007 Honda Civic DX Unsure)

"Driver side front door window did not roll up well or was slightly crooked and needed help to come up properly"

Anonymous, CA (2007 Honda Civic DX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Glass defects

"Replaced front windshield three times due to large cracks appearing without a source"

Anonymous, ON (2007 Honda Civic DX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Used inside trunk release, trunk would not close properly after use. Solved problem by using key on lock and closing trunk. Now using key only to open/close trunk"

Anonymous, ON (2007 Honda Civic Unsure 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

Exhaust

Muffler, pipes, catalytic converter, exhaust manifold, leaks.

What Owners Say

Muffler

"Replace part of the muffler system. Although an expense, it is the first time I replaced any part of exhaust system and I live where it snows a lot and there is a lot of salt on the road"

Anonymous, NY (2007 Honda Civic EX Unsure)

"i needed a new one after 120,000+ miles"

Brian H., OH (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Muffler rusted and required replacement. Unexpected repair"

Anonymous, PA (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"damaged during winter driving - great car to date. Can't justify changing it"

Anonymous, ON (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"heat shield fell off and muffler broke off at flange"

Anonymous, ON (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Needed to be replaced due to a hole from rusting"

Anonymous, MB (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Pipes

"Crack in pipe connected to exhaust manifold repaired"

Anonymous, ON (2007 Honda Civic DX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Catalytic converter

"Check engine light is on. Mechanic says we need a new Cat conv. It is $1500 to repair bc it has California emissions. We will repair it once before it's next inspection"

Anonymous, NJ (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Loose/rattling heat shield

"fell off"

Anonymous, ON (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

Drive System

Driveshaft or axle, CV joint, differential, transfer case, 4WD/AWD components, driveline vibration, traction control, electronic stability control (ESC), electrical failure.

What Owners Say

Electrical failure

"Also in November of 2016, the car's gas gauge was not working correctly. I filled up the tank and used the car more than usual for about 4 days, and the gauge still said the tank was full. I didn't believe it, so I went to get more gas, and I was able to get just over 10 gallons in it. The mechanic that looked at it said the electrical system needed work, and most likely needed several parts replaced. He said that something had gone wrong (I don't remember the explanation), and had caused the ga"

Anonymous, CO (2007 Honda Civic EX Unsure)

"Hybrid battery failed and was replaced under warranty at no cost to me"

Adrienne L., CA (2007 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

"Premature failure of integrated electric motor drive battery"

Bruce D., CA (2007 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

"Had to replace the hybrd batteries. Cost $2500 for refurbished batteries"

Anonymous, AL (2007 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3-L 4 Cyl hybrid)

"Hybrid battery died and had to be replaced"

Anonymous, MA (2007 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3-L 4 Cyl hybrid)
Driveshaft or axle

"Starter failed slowly, resulted in a battery purchase prior to replacing item. Difficult install"

Anonymous, CA (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"leak at seal"

William V., OH (2007 Honda Civic EX 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"at approx 1500 rpm the car stutters forward and back as it goes through the shifts. Changing tranny oil eliminated the problem, but problem returns before tranny oil/filter is scheduled for next change"

Anonymous, ON (2007 Honda Civic DX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Broken front engine mount"

Anonymous, MD (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

Engine Cooling

Radiator, cooling fan, antifreeze leaks, water pump, thermostat, overheating.

What Owners Say

"noticed coolant leak around the engine...not radiator nor hoses. had received extended warranty from Honda...possible leak from engine block...had block replaced by Honda dealer under this warranty"

Robt F., CA (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Loss of antifreeze over time, nothing significant until radiator failed"

Robert S., UT (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"A cooling system gasket/packing failed. The engine overheated, and cracked the engine block"

Michael L., NJ (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"ENGINE BLOCK HAD CRACK & LEAKING ANTIFREEZE. ENGINE BLOCK WAS REPLACED UNDER 10 YEAR EXTENDED WARRANTY BY HONDA FOR NO CHARGE INCLUDING RENTAL CAR"

Anonymous, MA (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Honda has an engine casting problem in some of their Civic engines, leading to rapid loss of coolant end engine failure. Warranty does cover"

Anonymous, AZ (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Radiator

"Leak resulted in engine overheating; coupled with oil leak meant I was very lucky not to have permanently damaged the engine"

Christopher C., NY (2007 Honda Civic Si 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Radiator failure. Radiator previously repaired with after market parts"

Robert S., UT (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Water pump

"Water pump pulley came off the water pump shaft. the pulley was still attached to the flange with the 3 bolts but the flange came off the water pump shaft"

Joe B., TX (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

Fuel System

Check engine light, sensors (includes O2 or oxygen sensor), emission control devices (includes EGR), engine computer, engine computer, fuel cap, fuel gauge/sender, fuel injection system, fuel pump, fuel leaks, stalling or hesitation.

What Owners Say

Emission control devices (includes EGR)

"Check Engine light appeared. EGR valave was stuck. Was replaced. Diagnostic and replacement cost $522"

Magloire T., QC (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Fuel cap

"Constant check engine light for fuel cap"

Anonymous, NJ (2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Warning light comes on. Small leak in emissions"

Anonymous, PA (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)

"Faulty fuel regulator is leaking into vacuum hose"

Anonymous, MO (2007 Honda Civic LX 2.0-L 4 Cyl)
Fuel gauge/sender

"Fuel gauge works but often shows the mirror opposite. Instead of showing how full the tank is, it shows how empty it is. When I fill up, the gauge is blank (no lights at all). It does work.. sometimes normally, sometimes not"

Eric B., TX (2007 Honda Civic LX 1.8-L 4 Cyl)
Fuel injection system

"I believe it was the fuel injection. Whatever it was, it had to do with the Hybrid and was an unexpected expense"

Anonymous, KS (2007 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3-L 4 Cyl hybrid)
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