The 4th generation of the Civic has a cumulative PainRank™ of 2.6. That can be compared against other Honda generations. Shopping for a Honda? This generation is generally a good bet.
Owners of the 1990–1991 Civic model years have sent in 34 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the engine (32%) followed by the electrical (20%) and the transmission (11%).