Use for comparison purposes only. The driver's seat has a stress tear in the fabric between the side bolster and the center of the seat about halfway between the bottom cushion and the headrest that developed in our third year of ownership because it sits so low and the seat bolsters are so aggressive you can't get in without bumping into them. As such, the dealer has never been able to find out the issue since when we take it in the car is fine. I have the car 2 days and the battery is completely dead. Please see your Honda dealer for details. Wind noise is also a problem with the Civic, as it's noticeably louder than its competitors.
Yep, it had an accident. Our Policies: , , , , , , and. This is a car that is great for someone without kids. Looking at a new Subaru product for our next vehicle. This seems to be an issue that needs to be addressed and an immediate safety recall needs to be taken out. Do not compare to models before 2008.
Starting the engine is also one of the biggest drains on a car battery. If you are someone who takes frequent long trips, it keeps the battery charged, and you do not need a large reserve capacity. Do not compare to models before 2008. Will vary with driving conditions. Do not compare to models before 2008.
Adding to the mystery, I never had any trouble starting the car prior to either incident. If there was 10 I'd give them 10. I felt very shaken because I was pulling onto a highway and an 18 wheeler was coming - the battery failed and I only had the power of a small gas engine. But it's no longer the only game in town. Eco mode is great on the highway, but it got me stuck in the snow when I forgot to turn it off - oops! Car is driven daily and this has only happened 4 times. I called he said it was a used car.
The failure mileage was 93,000 and the current mileage was 97,003. The Hybrid was a bit better with a stop of 124 feet, while the Si's brakes performed much better, with a stop of 120 feet and much less fade. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle. Once again they ran a battery and charging test, which tested out fine. Almost any vehicle that pulls up behind us blinds us at night due to the low ride height and the huge back glass. Thei battery may come in handy, if the cables don't quite reach on a different application. Corrosion near the battery terminals indicate your battery case might be leaking acid, and that the battery should be replaced.
For instance, if you run several electronic devices while driving or with the car turned off, you need a battery with a large reserve capacity. There are new parts for 2016 Honda sport editions, and parts that are refurbished or have gone through a heavy repair process. Body Styles, Trim Levels, and Options The 2012 Honda Civic is a compact car offered in both coupe and sedan body styles. The Honda dealership has re-worked the electronics twice without success. Also the extensive use of low-budget hard plastics makes the cabin feel cheap, especially compared to competitors that have invested in upgraded materials for their interiors. He tried various method to see if it charges the battery and finally when he turn the head lights on while car is running battery started charging and showing 14 v. Everything seemed to check out ok so for a temporary fix they gave me a new battery.
Nor was he able to explain why there was no charging system warning light. Odo is currently at 113k and she has never required any repairs other than general maintainence. I mean I kind of ignored my warning to remove the key once the car was off! I have no problems getting up to speed, but the car does feel under-powered occasionally in hilly areas. But it's an overload of input sources; there can be up to 14 buttons and directional commands on the steering wheel alone, and the dash design that features the navigation system looks quite busy. The car is a great value and has plenty of tech considering it's almost 8 years old.
We have had this car maybe 6 months and we don't drive constantly. In Edmunds testing, it hit 60 mph in 10. The trunk has also grown, offering a total of 11. The manufacturer stated that the vehicle was not included in recall 02v120000, electrical system, ignition switch and due to the age of the vehicle they would not assist her with the repairs. If you live in a particularly cold climate, you need a battery with a high number of cold cranking amps, which are necessary when the temperature is below freezing.
Bluetooth connectivity is easy, but callers have a hard time understanding me while I'm driving at highway speeds. Refined suspension tuning, improved electric-assist power steering and additional torque at lower rpm give it a sharp attitude in and out of corners. The Civic Hybrid sedan is available in two trim levels. If you are in warranty they will just slap a new battery on and call it a day which works temporary but then you have the same problem all over again. There was only a brief clicking sound and then silence.