1st Generation (2017—2019) Civic Hatchback Problems

This generations ranks 12th out of 63 Honda generations in reliability and is one of the safer bets out there. Owners have the most complaints about the interior (50%), brakes (25%), and the fuel system (25%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Extremely Uncomfortable Seats 2 complaints at an average of 11,600 miles in the 2018 Honda Civic Hatchback.
  2. Hissing Sounds When Braking 1 complaints at an average of 26 miles in the 2018 Honda Civic Hatchback.
  3. Cap-less Gas Cap Freezing 1 complaints at an average of 2,485 miles in the 2018 Honda Civic Hatchback.

What Civic Hatchback Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Honda model years.

Watch out for the 2018 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2019 0 0 0 0.0
2018 4 0 0 1.77
2017 0 0 0 0.0

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