2003 Honda Civic Review | Edmunds.com

2003 Honda Civic

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Honda Civic Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 1.7 L Inline 4-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
  • Transmission CVT Automatic
  • Horse Power 117 hp @ 6100 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 29/36 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No

Review of the 2003 Honda Civic

  • If you're shopping for a small car and you skip the 2003 Honda Civic, you're doing yourself a tremendous disservice.

  • Safety
  • Pros

    Fuel-efficient and environmentally friendly engines, roomy interior, reputation for durability, impressive crash test scores.

  • Cons

    Antilock brakes not available on DX or LX.

  • What's New for 2003

    A host of minor changes bring the Civic into 2003. On the inside, all models gain improved seat fabrics, rear adjustable outboard headrests and new four-spoke steering wheels. On HX, LX and EX Civics, you'll find improved gauge illumination. There's a new center console for LX and EX, and a CD player is standard for HX and LX. On the outside, the 2003 Honda Civic has freshened taillamps and new wheel designs. Also, there is a Hybrid Civic available for the 2003 model year.

What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews



Fun coupe

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Vehicle: 2003 Honda Civic HX 2dr Coupe (1.7L 4cyl CVT)

Some might think I stepped down from my box of a Jeep to a Honda Civic HX, I think I stepped into a reliable, sleek, just plain fun to drive car. I cannot agree with some who say it lacks power in the upper gears, I find it quite tenacious at high speeds on little-traveled highways in Montana. However, in the lower gears I'm not as impressed. With its slow acceleration from stop, left turns across lanes of traffic are sometimes hair-raising experiences. Quiet, dependable, long gaps between gas stops make this a great car, especially for those who are just breaking out of college and living on their own.




Buy an hx coupe

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Vehicle: 2003 Honda Civic HX 2dr Coupe (1.7L 4cyl CVT)

It was hard to find this car, but it was worth the hunt. The HX gets 44 mpg on the road and comes standard with alloy wheels, CD player and more, so in my opinion it's the best Civic and really looks good in the blue metallic color with a spoiler. I got the 5 spd and it's pretty peppy and like all Honda's, it's very solid (no rattles at all). Probably the best thing however is still the gas mileage. If you want a fun, solid, economical coupe, consider the Honda Civic HX coupe, if you can find one.




Love it

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Vehicle: 2003 Honda Civic HX 2dr Coupe (1.7L 4cyl CVT)

you can't beat the gas milage along with the reliability and with a stick on a hx is nice. i like the HX for a reason because it is hard to get so if u see one i would get it HX's is so hard to find trust me i know.



Full 2003 Honda Civic Review

What's New for 2003

A host of minor changes bring the Civic into 2003. On the inside, all models gain improved seat fabrics, rear adjustable outboard headrests and new four-spoke steering wheels. On HX, LX and EX Civics, you'll find improved gauge illumination. There's a new center console for LX and EX, and a CD player is standard for HX and LX. On the outside, the 2003 Honda Civic has freshened taillamps and new wheel designs. Also, there is a Hybrid Civic available for the 2003 model year.

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Gas Mileage

EPA-Rated MPG

  • 29
  • cty
/
  • 36
  • highway
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