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2012 Honda Civic Ratings, Reviews and Analysis

Ratings & Reviews

3 star
tostetc writes:
Honda - we peaked about 10 years ago

Read cons. I will add that the same problem with head restraints and uncomfortable seats exists in the newer Accords as well. These formerly solid yet modest cars have become uncomfortable to sit in and laden with distracting gadgetry. Probably done with Hondas.

Pricing Trends

The average listing price for a 2012 Honda Civic:
  • LemonFree $16,827
  • In New York $15,940
Pricing difference by year:
  • 2013 $20,405 + $3,578
  • 2011 $15,031 - $1,796 vs national average
Average price by trim:
  • Base $17,705
  • DX $13,513
  • EX $16,530
  • EX w/Navi $17,840
  • EX-L $17,418
  • EX-L w/Navi $17,512
  • HF $15,893
  • Hybrid $18,898
  • Hybrid w/Leather $20,332
  • Hybrid w/Navi $16,746
  • LX $15,497
  • Natural Gas $21,139
  • Si $19,356
  • Si w/Navi $20,838
  • Si w/Summer Tires $21,999

Safety Ratings and Recalls

Safety

2012 Honda Civic

Overall
Overall Front Crash
Front Crash Driver Side
Front Crash Passenger Side
Overall Side Crash
Side Crash Driver Side
Side Crash Passenger Side
Rollover
Side Pole Crash

Recall Notices

2012 Honda Civic (11/21/2012)

Campaign Number: 12V548000
Component Name: STEERING:COLUMN
Manufacturer: Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
Description: Honda is recalling certain model year 2012 Civic passenger vehicles, manufactured from October 26, 2012, through October 30, 2012. These vehicles were assembled with the incorrect steering column assembly.
Defect: The steering column may not have proper energy absorbing characteristics, which could increase the risk of injury during a vehicle crash.
Corrective Action: Honda will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the steering column, as necessary, free of charge. The safety recall began on December 10, 2012. Owners may contact Honda at 1-800-999-1009.

2012 Honda Civic (6/4/2012)

Campaign Number: 12V256000
Component Name: POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT
Manufacturer: Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
Description:
Defect:
Corrective Action: Honda will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the driver's side driveshaft and install a new driveshaft as needed, free of charge. The safety recall began on June 21. 2012. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-800-999-1009.

2012 Honda Civic (5/18/2011)

Campaign Number: 11V288000
Component Name: FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Manufacturer: Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
Description: HONDA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2012 CIVIC 2-DOOR AND 4-DOOR VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM APRIL 21, 2011, THROUGH MAY 2, 2011. THERE IS A POSSIBILITY THAT AN O-RING, WHICH SEALS A CONNECTION IN THE FUEL FEED LINE, IS MISALIGNED. IF THE O-RING IS MISALIGNED, A SMALL FUEL LEAK MAY OCCUR.
Defect: FUEL LEAKAGE, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.
Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL FEED LINE ASSEMBLY FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 27, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HONDA AT 1-800-999-1009.