10th Generation (2016—2018) Civic Problems

Civic owners with a 2016—2018 model year have the most problems with the interior (36%), electrical (13%), and the engine (9%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below. The full list is available on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Rodents Chew Soy Based Wire Covering 5 complaints at an average of 9,039 miles in the 2017 Honda Civic.
  2. Rats Ate Wires/coils 6 complaints at an average of 13,100 miles in the 2016 Honda Civic.
  3. Soy Based Wires Chewed by Rodents 2 complaints at an average of 381 miles in the 2018 Honda Civic.

What Civic 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 2016 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2018 8 2 40 6.07
2017 38 3 84 21.42
2016 255 3 156 59.54

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