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Original MSRP: $22,600 - $24,350
MPG: 49 City / 51 Hwy
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2007 Honda Civic Hybrid Recalls & Reliability

Recalls

There has been 1 safety recall issued from NHTSA.

WHEELSRecall Date: 08/30/2007
  • Summary: ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, THE WHEEL SPEED SENSOR HOUSING USES AN O-RING SEAL TO PREVENT LEAKAGE TO OR FROM THE WHEEL BEARING. IF ASSEMBLED IMPROPERLY, THE O-RING MAY NOT SEAL PROPERLY ALLOWING WATER TO ENTER THE WHEEL BEARING AND EVENTUALLY CAUSE DAMAGE TO THE BEARING, ESPECIALLY IN AREAS WHERE USE OF ROAD SALT IS PREVALENT. IF THE DRIVER CONTINUES TO DRIVE WITH THIS CONDITION IT IS POSSIBLE FOR THE WHEEL BEARING TO BECOME LOOSE, WHICH COULD CAUSE THE BEARING TO FAIL.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 182756
  • Consequence: THIS COULD CAUSE A WHEEL TO FALL OFF OF THE VEHICLE, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A CRASH.
  • Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE REAR ABS SENSORS AND WHEEL BEARINGS FOR DAMAGED PARTS AND REPLACE THEM FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR ABOUT SEPTEMBER 17, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HONDA AT 1-800-999-1009.
  • Notes: HONDA RECALL NO. Q56. 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: 07V399000

Reliability

Our reliability score is based on the J.D. Power and Associates Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS) rating or, if unavailable, the J.D. Power Predicted Reliability rating.

Dependability Ratings1 2007
Overall Dependability
Powertrain Dependability
Feature & Accessory Dependability
Body & Interior Dependability

1These scores come from consumer ratings of their vehicles after three years of ownership.

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Warranty

The 2008 Civic Hybrid has a bumper-to-bumper limited warranty of three-years/36,000 miles.

In addition, Honda supports the Civic Hybrid with a limited powertrain warranty of five-years/60,000 miles and corrosion protection for five years with unlimited miles. Autobytel says the Civic Hybrid so far exhibits factory quality assurance, materials and manufacturing that are "impressive."

According to The Family Car, Honda has a reputation for "bullet-proof reliability," which combined with the Civic Hybrid's other virtues helps it to earn an eight out of a possible 10 value rating from Consumer Guide Automotive.

Warranty information last updated: 5/2/08

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