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Used Honda Civic For Sale By Owner

Meet Honda's Ultimate Compact Car

The Honda Civic has set the standard for reliable, efficient compact cars. Each year, Honda packs the Civic with more features, technology, and safety.

The 2023 Civic continues this tradition by blending Honda's renowned quality with thoughtful upgrades that enhance your driving experience. From the fuel-efficient LX to the versatile Touring trim, there’s a Civic for every need. Its modern tech-focused cabin keeps you connected throughout your drive.

Honda also equips every Civic with the latest advanced safety features, such as collision mitigation braking. This focus on safety provides peace of mind. With Honda’s trademark precision engineering and efficiency, the 2023 Civic remains the benchmark compact sedan.

Honda Civic Features and Specifications

Let’s look at the Civic’s fuel economy, trim packages, and other specs.

Civic Trim Packages

1. The Civic LX is the base trim. It has a 2.0L 4-cylinder engine, a CVT transmission, and front-wheel drive. It also includes partial digital instrumentation and a 5-inch LCD screen.
2. The Honda Civic Sport trim adds styling upgrades like a center exhaust finisher, sport pedals, and 18-inch alloy wheels. Extra features include a leather-wrapped steering wheel and a 60/40 split fold-down rear seat.
3. The Civic EX trim is a mid-level trim with amenities like a moonroof, heated seats, dual-zone climate control, and a 7-inch touchscreen display.
4. The Touring trim is the luxury top-trim offering navigation, leather seats, 17-inch alloys, and premium audio.

Honda Civic Fuel Economy: 30-42 MPG

The Civic's fuel economy ranges from 30 mpg city and 42 mpg highway.

Your real-world mileage will vary based on driving conditions and habits. Careful driving helps optimize gas mileage across all Civic models.

2.0L 4-Cylinder
143-158 hp
129-138 lb-ft torque
Years offered: 2016-2023
Trims: LX, Sport, LX

1.5L Turbo 4-Cylinder
174-180 hp
162-177 lb-ft torque
Years offered: 2017-2023
Trims: EX, Touring

2.0L 4-Cylinder Hybrid
110 hp combined
Years offered: 2020-2022
Trims: Hybrid, Hybrid Touring

Civic Drivetrain Options

All 2023 Honda Civic trims come equipped with front-wheel drive (FWD) exclusively. This proven FWD configuration provides the Civic with reliable traction and handling, mile after mile.

Civic Seating Options

The Civic’s interior provides comfortable seating for five adults, with the rear bench optimized for legroom. Honda engineers focused on passenger comfort and usability.

2023 Civic Dimensions and Performance

Here are some of the key dimensions and performance specs for 2023 models:

Curb weight: 2,765 to 3,075 lbs
Length: 184.0 inches
Width: 71.4 inches
Height: 55.7 inches
Wheelbase: 107.7 inches
Engine: 158 to 180 hp
Transmission: CVT
Turning radius: 16.1 feet
Ground clearance: 5.5 inches
Passenger volume: 97.8 cu ft
Cargo volume: 14.8 cu ft
Payload capacity: 829 lbs

Honda Civic History

The Honda Civic has undergone continuous innovation and evolution since its inception in 1972.

Here are 10 key milestones that define the history of Honda's iconic compact car:

The first-generation Civic launched in 1972 as a subcompact hatchback powered by a 50hp engine. It featured an innovative transverse-mounted engine layout.
The second-gen Civic arrived in 1979 with a larger, more angular, and upgraded instrument panel.
The third-generation Civic debuted in 1983 and introduced the iconic exterior style that defined Civics for the next two decades.
In 1991, the fourth-gen Civic arrived with more aerodynamic styling and new engine choices up to 125hp.
The 5th-generation Civic launched in 1995 with sleek styling and increased interior space.
In 2001, the sixth-gen Civic delivered crisp exterior styling, new interior fabrics, and a more powerful 1.7L engine option.
The 2001 Civic was the first to offer a hybrid version, starting with the dedicated Honda Civic Hybrid model.
In 2006 the eighth-generation Civic was larger and incorporated Honda's Advanced Compatibility Engineering for added safety.
The 9th-generation Civic arrived in 2011 with expressive “energetic” styling and an upgraded 1.8L engine.
In 2015, the 10th-generation Civic debuted with a sleek, low profile, LED exterior lighting, and available turbocharged engines.

Used Honda Civic Price

The year, trim level, mileage, and condition impact the price of a used Civic. Expect to pay anywhere from $10,000 for an older, high-mileage base model, to over $31,000 for a recent Touring model in excellent shape.

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Honda Civic LX

The Honda Civic LX is the entry-level trim.

31/40/35 mpg
10-gallon fuel tank
Collision mitigation braking system
Road departure mitigation system
Lane-keeping assist system
Forward collision warning
Lane departure warning
Traffic sign recognition system
Multi-angle rearview camera with dynamic guidelines
Vehicle stability assist with traction control
Anti-lock braking system
Electronic brake distribution
Brake assist
Tire pressure monitoring system
LED daytime running lights
Fuel injection multi-point
Electric parking brake with automatic brake hold
Continuously variable transmission
Two-speed intermittent windshield wipers
LED headlights with auto-on/off
Security system with remote entry and trunk release
Push-to-release fuel filler door
LED brake, side marker, and tail lights
Body-colored door handles
Fin-type roof-mounted antenna
Body-colored power side mirrors
Driver's and front passenger's vanity mirrors
Automatic climate control system
Power windows with auto-up/down driver's and front passenger's windows
Power door locks
Driver's and front passenger's illuminated window and door lock controls
Adaptive cruise control
One-touch turn indicators
Tilt and telescopic steering column
Center console with sliding armrest and storage compartment
Sliding sun visors
Air conditioning
Front and rear door-pocket storage bins
Electronic remote trunk release
Headlights-on reminder
Push-open fuel door with capless fuel filler
Map lights
Rear-seat heater ducts
Floor mats
Rear-window defroster with timer
Cargo area light
Illuminated steering wheel-mounted controls
LED gear selection indicators
Push button start
160-watt audio system with 4 speakers
7-inch color touch-screen
7-inch driver information interface screen
Bluetooth handsfreelink
Bluetooth streaming audio
SMS text message function
Speed-sensitive volume compensation
Radio data system
USB port
Wireless Apple CarPlay
Wireless Android Auto compatibility
Front 12-volt power outlet

Most used Civic LXs will sell for $10,000 to $24,000, depending on mileage, condition, and age.

Honda Civic Sport

The Honda Civic Sport takes the popular and well-equipped base Civic and adds sportier styling, convenience upgrades, and performance enhancements. The affordable Civic Sport delivers thoughtful additions without breaking the bank. The Civic Sport offers an appealing value for those seeking added style, comfort, and fun without going overboard.

30/37/33 mpg
6-Speed manual transmission
3-mode drive system (ECON/Normal/Sport)
Remote engine start
Continuously variable transmission with paddle shifters
18 in gloss black alloy wheels
235/40R18 91W all-season tires
Smart entry with walk-away auto lock
Chrome exhaust finisher
Sport pedals
Leather upholstery
Leather-wrapped steering wheel
Leather-wrapped shift knob
180-watt audio system with 8 speakers

Most used Civic Sports will sell for $19,000 to $26,000, depending on mileage, condition, and age.

Honda Civic EX

The EX trim of the 2023 Honda Civic Sedan provides several upgrades over the Sport trim. It offers more convenience, technology, and styling options for buyers looking for features beyond the base LX model.

180 hp engine
17 in alloys with gloss black inserts
Blind spot information system
Heated front seats
LED fog lights
Rear-seat center armrest
Dual-zone automatic climate control
Sunglasses holder
Variable intermittent windshield wipers
Driver's and front passenger's illuminated vanity mirrors
Passenger-side seatback pocket
7-inch color touchscreen

Most used Civic EXs will sell for $15,000 to $27,000, depending on mileage, condition, and age.

Honda Civic Touring

The pinnacle of the Civic lineup, the Touring trim takes the iconic sedan's sporty essence to new heights with maximum luxury, comfort, and exclusivity. As the top-of-the-line version of the Civic sedan, the Touring trim pampers drivers with unmatched amenities and prestige.

Here’s what’s included:

Bose premium sound system with 12 speakers, including subwoofer
10.2-inch color touchscreen with volume knob, customizable settings, and smart shortcuts
Honda satellite-linked navigation system with voice recognition
Wireless phone charger
Perforated leather-trimmed seats
12-way power adjustable driver's seat
4-way power adjustable passenger's seat
Heated rear seats
LED headlights with auto high-beam
Rain-sensing wipers
HomeLink remote system
Automatic-dimming rearview mirror

Most used Civic Tourings will sell for $19K to $31K depending on mileage, condition, and age.

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Honda Civic FAQ

What are the most popular Honda models?

With a diverse lineup of cars, trucks, vans, and SUVs, Honda has a broad appeal among American buyers. The Japanese automaker's vehicles consistently rank among the best-selling models in the United States.

Here are the most popular Honda models:

1. Honda Civic
2. Honda Accord
3. Honda CR-V
4. Honda CR-V Hybrid
5. Honda Odyssey
6. Honda Pilot
7. Honda HR-V

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