2008 Honda Civic Cpe  -  $15,480


Vehicle Details

MSRP: $15,480
Base Invoice: $14,329
Destination Charge: $670
Options: $0
Trim: 2dr Man DX
Doors: 2
Drive train: Front Wheel Drive
MPG: Avg: | City: 26 | Hwy: 34
Body Style: DX Manual Coupe
Transmission: 5-speed manual transmission w/OD
Engine: 1.8L SOHC MPFI 16-valve i-VTEC I4 engine

Model Highlights

The 2008 Honda Civic comes as six distinct models: sedan, coupe, Si sedan, Si coupe, Hybrid sedan, and natural-gas GX sedan.

The sedan and coupe both have a 1.8L i-VTEC four-cylinder engine, making 140 horsepower and 128 lb-ft of torque. The sedan and coupe meet ULEV-II emissions standard in all 50 states.

The Si sedan and coupe step up to an especially high-revving 2.0L i-VTEC four-cylinder engine making 197 horsepower and 139 lb-ft of torque, paired with a six-speed manual transmission and employing a helical-type limited-slip differential to help ensure smoother power delivery in high-performance driving.

The Si models also get significant upgrades, including 17-inch wheels and high-performance V-rated tires, special trim and bolstered sport seats with red stitching inside, and a rear wing and aerodynamic cladding outside.

All Civics have Honda's Advanced Compatibility Engineering (ACE) body structure, which helps more evenly absorb the force of frontal collisions and also helps in collisions with vehicles of differing sizes. Four-channel anti-lock brakes with electronic brakeforce distribution, front occupant side air bags, two-row side-curtain air bags, active front head restraints, and rear head restraints for all positions are standard on all models, too.

The Civic Hybrid only comes as a sedan. It brings a smaller 1.3L four-cylinder engine paired with a 20-horsepower electric motor as part of Honda's Integrated Motor Assist hybrid system, in which the electric motor boosts the gasoline engine when accelerating, saves some of the energy lost in braking, and allows the engine to turn off at stoplights, provided your foot is on the brake. Together, the engine and motor deliver 110 horsepower and 123 lb-ft of torque.

Finally, there's the Civic GX, which is also only available as a sedan and is powered exclusively by natural gas. The GX is only available at select dealerships in California and New York, and comes with a 113-horsepower, 1.8L four-cylinder engine, and may qualify for a federal tax credit.

Sedans and coupes (except the Hybrid and GX) are available in three trim levels: the frugal DX, the well-equipped LX, and the more luxuriously appointed EX and EX-L with leather seat trim. The DX gets power windows and locks and tilt/telescope steering, among other basics. The LX adds popular features like air conditioning, cruise control, remote entry, and a CD sound system, while the EX brings extras like a six-speaker sound system that's XM ready and a 60/40-split folding rear seat to make the trunk area more versatile.

Si models are equipped with a similar level of conveniences as EX models, but they also get a 350-watt, seven-speaker sound system with a subwoofer. The Mugen sedan nets performance enhancing features such as factory-tuned suspension, cat-back exhaust, and a special appearance package, including a body kit, a unique front grille, and an adjustable rear spoiler.

A satellite-linked navigation system with voice recognition is optional on EX and Si models and has a 6.5-inch display screen. The system also brings a CompactFlash card reader, so that MP3 or WMA media can be played on the sound system.


Model News

Following the 2006 redesign which produced a sleeker, more rakish body style, more standard equipment, and revised powertrains and components throughout, the Honda Civic enters the 2008 model year relatively unchanged.

In addition to the EX is the new EX-L, which adds leather seating surfaces to an already impressive list of equipment. Also, the Si sedan increases its level of performance with the Mugen package, which includes a track-tuned suspension, 18-inch alloys, a revised exhaust, and race-inspired body enhancements.


Pros

Standout styling; plenty of green choices with Hybrid and natural-gas GX; safety features; reputation for reliability.


Value Writeup

Honda has built a longstanding reputation with the Civic, positioning it as one of the sportiest and most fun-to-drive small cars. The 2008 Civic emphasizes styling and safety at a very competitive price.


Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
34 MPG

Cruising Range - City
343.20 mi

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
26 MPG

Cruising Range - Hwy
448.80 mi

Engine Type
Gas I4

Displacement
1.8L/110

Fuel System
MPFI

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
140 @ 6300

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
128 @ 4300

Trans Type
5

Trans Description Cont.
Manual

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.87

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.24

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.95

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.31

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.29

Total Cooling System Capacity
6.8 qts

EPA Classification
Compact

Passenger Capacity
5

Passenger Volume
83.7 ft³

Front Head Room
38.0 in

Front Leg Room
42.6 in

Front Shoulder Room
53.9 in

Front Hip Room
53.0 in

Second Head Room
35.1 in

Second Leg Room
30.3 in

Second Shoulder Room
52.1 in

Second Hip Room
49.2 in

Wheelbase
104.3 in

Length, Overall
174.8 in

Width, Max w/o mirrors
68.9 in

Height, Overall
53.5 in

Track Width, Front
59.0 in

Track Width, Rear
60.1 in

Trunk Volume
11.5 ft³

Base Curb Weight
2586 lbs

Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson strut

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-link

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front
1.0 in

Front Tire Size
P195/65HR15

Rear Tire Size
P195/65HR15

Spare Tire Size
Compact

Front Wheel Size
15 x 6 in

Rear Wheel Size
15 x 6 in

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in

Front Wheel Material
Steel

Rear Wheel Material
Steel

Spare Wheel Material
Steel

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
13.62

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.73

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
35.4 ft

Brake Type
Pwr

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.3 x -TBD- in

Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes

Rear Drum Diam x Width
7.9 x -TBD- in

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
13.2 gal

Basic Years
3

Basic Miles/km
36,000

Drivetrain Years
5

Drivetrain Miles/km
60,000

Corrosion Years
5

Corrosion Miles/km
Unlimited

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
08V535000

Mfg's Report Date
OCT 13, 2008

Component
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Potential Number of Units Affected
128

Summary
HONDA IS RECALLING 128 MY 2008-2009 CIVIC SEDANS. A BRACKET THAT COVERS THE FUEL HOSE CONNECTOR IS SECURED WITH A BOLT AND NUT, BUT DURING ASSEMBLY THE NUT WAS NOT INSTALLED.

Consequence
IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE BRACKET MAY BECOME LOOSE WHICH COULD RESULT IN DAMAGE TO THE FUEL HOSE CONNECTOR. A DAMAGED CONNECTOR COULD LEAD TO A FUEL LEAK AND INCREASES THE RISK OF A FIRE.

DEALERS WILL INSTALL A NUMBER ON THE FUEL FEED HOSE BRACKET. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR ABOUT OCTOBER 14, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HONDA AT 1-800-999-1009.

CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
16V346000

Mfg's Report Date
May 24, 2016

Component
AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected
2,719,386

Summary
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain model year 2009-2011 Acura TSX, 2011 TSX Wagon, 2010-2011 Acura ZDX, 2008-2011 Honda Accord, 2010-2011 Accord Crosstour, 2006-2011 Civic, Civic Hybrid, and Civic GX, 2007-2011 CR-V, 2010-2011 FCX Clarity and Insight, and 2009-2011 Fit, and Pilot vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands, or "Zone A." Additionally, unless already included in "Zone A" above, Honda is recalling certain model year 2008 Honda Accord, 2006-2008 Civic, Civic Hybrid and Civic GX, and 2007-2008 CR-V vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, ...

Consequence
An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the inflator, free of charge. Remedy parts are expected to be available in late Summer/Fall 2016. Interim notices will be mailed to owners beginning June 27, 2016. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's numbers for this recall is KA4, KA5, KA6, and KA7.

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
17V030000

Mfg's Report Date
January 10, 2017

Component
AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected
977,708

Summary
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2009-2012 Acura TSX, 2011-2012 Acura TSX Wagon, 2010-2012 Acura ZDX, 2008-2012 Honda Accord, 2010-2012 Honda Accord Crosstour and Honda Insight, 2009-2012 Honda Fit, 2009-2012 Pilot, 2007-2011 Honda CR-V, 2012 Honda FCX Clarity and 2006-2011 Honda Civic, Civic Hybrid, Civic NGV vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands, or "Zone A." Additionally, if not included in "Zone A" above, Honda is recalling certain 2009 Acura TSX, Honda Fit and Pilot, 2008-2009 Honda Accord, 2006-2009 Civic, Civic Hybrid and Civic NGV, and 2007-2009 Honda CR-V vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico...

Consequence
An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger side air bag inflator, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's numbers for this recall are KE1 and KE2.

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Frontal Driver

Frontal Passenger

Side Driver

Side Rear Passenger

Crash Test Note
Results based on a 35 MPH frontal crash and 38.5 MPH side crash. Results are reported in a range of one to five stars, with five stars indicating the best crash protection for vehicles within the same weight class. This test used driver and passenger belts and airbags.

NHTSA Rollover Rating

Rollover Note
The Rollover Resistance Rating is an estimate of your risk of rolling over if you have a single vehicle crash. It does not predict the likelihood of that crash. The Rollover Resistance Rating utilizes a "fishhook" maneuver which is a series of abrupt turns at varying speeds to see how "top-heavy" a vehicle is. The more "top-heavy" the vehicle, the more likely it is to roll over. The lowest rated vehicles (1-star) are at least four times more likely to roll over than the highest rated vehicles (5-stars).

1.8L SOHC MPFI 16-valve i-VTEC I4 engine

Aluminum-alloy engine block

Drive-by-wire throttle

5-speed manual transmission w/OD

Front wheel drive

MacPherson strut front suspension

Multi-link rear suspension

Front stabilizer bar

P195/65HR15 all-season tires

15" steel wheels w/full covers

Compact spare tire & wheel

Pwr rack & pinion steering

Pwr ventilated front disc/rear drum brakes

4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) w/electronic brake distribution (EBD)

Body-colored bumpers

Body-colored rear decklid spoiler

Multi-reflector halogen headlamps

Daytime running lights

Tinted glass

2-speed intermittent windshield wipers

Cloth reclining front bucket seats-inc: driver seat manual height adjustment, active adjustable head restraints

Fold-down rear seatback

Center console w/storage compartment

Driver footrest

Tilt & telescoping steering column

Two-tier instrument panel w/blue backlit gauges-inc: tachometer, digital odometer, (2) digital trip meters

Indicator lights-inc: trunk/door-open, low oil, low fuel, fuel/coolant temp, tire pressure monitoring system indicator, front side & passenger airbag shut-off

Maintenance Minder system

Tire pressure monitoring system

Pwr windows

Remote fuel filler door release

Remote trunk release w/lock

Immobilizer theft-deterrent system

Integrated rear window antenna

Rear window defroster w/timer

Front 12V auxiliary pwr outlet

Coin tray

Front beverage holders

Front door pocket storage bins

Dual visor vanity mirrors

Cargo area light

Rear seat garment hooks

4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) w/electronic brake distribution (EBD)

Dual-stage, dual-threshold front airbags

Dual front side-impact airbags w/passenger side occupant position detection system

Side curtain airbags, front & rear

3-point seat belts in all seating positions-inc: front automatic tensioning system

Outboard lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)

Emergency trunk release

Side-impact door beams

Daytime running lights

 
STANDARD PAINT
$0

 
16" ALLOY WHEELS
$1,220

 
17" ALLOY WHEELS
$2,095

 
WHEEL LOCKS
$55

 
FRONT UNDER SPOILER
$356

 
REAR UNDER SPOILER
$356

 
SIDE UNDER SPOILER
$601

 
SPLASH GUARDS
$97

 
CAR COVER
$230

 
DOOR EDGE GUARD
$41

 
FULL NOSE MASK
$158

 
HALF NOSE MASK
$77

 
FOG LIGHTS
$325

 
FLOOR MATS
$101

 
ALL SEASON FLOOR MATS
$117

 
CARGO NET
$46

 
TRUNK TRAY
$107

 
INTERIOR GAUGE TRIM KIT
$244

 
AUTO-DIMMING MIRROR W/COMPASS
$284

 
LEATHER STEERING WHEEL COVER
$81

 
AM/FM STEREO W/CD/MP3 PLAYER
$870

 
8-DISC CD CHANGER
$596

 
BASS SPEAKER SYSTEM
$371

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