5th Gen (1992 – 1995) Honda Civic Problems

The 5th generation of the Civic has a cumulative PainRank™ of 2.43. That can be compared against other Honda generations. Shopping for a Honda? This generation is generally a good bet.

Owners of the 1992–1995 Civic model years have sent in 52 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the engine (36%) followed by the transmission (11%) and the cooling system (7%).

Comparing Years in This Generation

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 1995 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Reliability PainRank (?)
1995 20
4.01
1994 12
2.35
1993 12
1.86
1992 8
1.49

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