2013 Honda Civic 1.8L 4-cyl. 5-speed Automatic Consumer Review - my 2nd civic coupe ex

2013 Honda Civic - Consumer Review

Average Consumer Rating

57 Total Reviews

EX Coupe (1.8L 4-cyl. 5-speed Automatic)

Select a different vehicle  
Recently Viewed
There are no recently viewed vehicles to display
Interior Design
Exterior Design
Build Quality
3 of 3 people found this review helpful
my 2nd civic coupe ex (after 8 months/6k miles now)
By thwipp89 on


2013 Honda Civic EX 2dr Coupe (1.8L 4cyl 5A)


i had a '03 civic ex with 131k miles and for 10 yrs, it was nearly perfect. in its 11th year it was showing its age just a little. i think i got spoiled at not having to put money into it, outside of regular maintenance. anyway, i figured almost 11 yrs was a pretty good run and honda had 0.9% for *60* months, which is rare for honda. also, the 2013 got really good reviews as a bounce back from a semi-disappointing 2012 model. the comfort of the seats (tho i've read some complaints) and the road noise is MUCH improved from my '03 model, aswell, imo. the technology made a big jump, too. i hope the reliability continues. my former civic was the best car i've owned, BY FAR.

Favorite Features

the technology advances (bluetooth, ipod sync, mpg/oil/tire inflation monitoring, etc), improved road noise/soundproofing and seat comfort, the rear camera, moonroof, wiper blades (up and out, not side to side), value/reliability, econ button (except when you need quick acceleration). i probably won't need an oil change til 9k miles! the oil life goes down about 10% every 1k miles and they tell you get it changed around 15% oil life left. impressive!

Suggested Improvements

push button start (which the 2014 has), better acceleration with the econ button- when you need decent pick up, like merging onto a highway or busy street, i need to disengage the econ button because it's too much of a dog with it on. the trunk could be a tad bigger. the side mirrors on my '03 were more connected to the car, which i prefer. initially, i was a little disappointed in the MPG. we had a brutal chicago winter & i was only getting about 28 mpg combined. since the weather has warmed (and maybe the engine has broken in a bit), i'm averaging 32+ mpg, which is more acceptable. i haven't had any long road trips to get a good measure of highway mpg. my '03 got 39+ shortly before in.
Recommend (3) (0)
Report it
Comments (0) Post a Comment
Post a Comment

You must be signed in to post a comment.


Nearby Inventory Zip Code UPDATE
Have a question? We're here to help!
Chat online with us
Email us at help@edmunds.com
*Available daily 8AM-5PM Pacific
Call us at 855-782-4711
Text us at ED411