Used 2012 Honda Civic

2012 Honda Civic
List price range
$5,996 - $15,821

Pros

  • Wide variety of powertrains
  • comfortable and composed ride
  • good fuel economy
  • spacious interior
  • available coupe body style.

Cons

  • Excessive wind noise
  • cheap interior plastics
  • busy-looking dash with navigation
  • small trunks in Hybrid and Natural Gas models.

Used 2012 Honda Civic for Sale

Honda Civic 2012 EX 2dr Coupe (1.8L 4cyl 5A)
83,053 miles
Used 2012
Honda Civic
EX
CarMax
3.1 mi away
List$9,998
Est.Loan: $187/mo
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Dealer Notes
CarMax makes car buying easy and hassle-free. Our upfront prices are the same online and on our lot. All our used cars come with a 5-Day Money-Back Guarantee, a 30-Day Limited Warranty (60-Day in CT, MN, and RI; 90-Day in GA, MA, NJ, and NY) and a free vehicle history and safety recall report. Price assumes final purchase will be made in VA, and excludes tax, title, tags and $299 CarMax processing fee (not required by law). Some fees are location specific and may change if you transfer this vehicle to a different CarMax store. Certain vehicles may have unrepaired safety recalls. Check nhtsa.gov/recalls to learn if this vehicle has an unrepaired safety recall. Inventory shown here is updated every 24 hours.
Honda Civic 2012 EX-L 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 5A)
88,388 miles
Used 2012
Honda Civic
EX-L
List$10,460
Est.Loan: $196/mo
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$288 Below Market
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**LEATHER, MOONROOF, BLUETOOTH** 2012 Civic EX-L...One Owner...Leather...Moonroof...Heated Front Seats...Tilt/Telescope Steering Wheel w/Cruise and Audio Controls...Aux Audio Input...Bluetooth...ECON Mode...Traction Control...Side Airbags BUY WITH CONFIDENCE: - Lowest Prices Every Day: Our market based WOW pricing utilizes competitive market pricing guides, no games. So it is easy to make an educated, hassle -free purchase from us. Many of our competitors add freight, reconditioning or certification fees to their price quotes. Your WOW price has no hidden charges. Just add tags, taxes and processing fee. - Complimentary CARFAX Vehicle History Report - 7 Day Exchange Policy: This policy simply states if you are not completely satisfied with your vehicle purchase, bring it back to us for a full credit towards your next vehicle, no questions asked! RECALL NOTICE: Some vehicles may be subject to manufacturer safety recalls that for various reasons may not be repaired prior to sale. You may also check for open recalls at www.safercar.gov
Honda Civic 2012 EX 2dr Coupe (1.8L 4cyl 5A)
57,540 miles
Used 2012
Honda Civic
EX
List$10,575
Est.Loan: $198/mo
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Honda Civic 2012 EX-L 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 5A)
127,450 miles
Used 2012
Honda Civic
EX-L
List$7,986
Est.Loan: $149/mo
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$220 Below Market
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Honda Civic 2012 EX 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 5A)
123,820 miles
Used 2012
Honda Civic
EX
List$8,663
Est.Loan: $162/mo
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Honda Civic 2012 EX 2dr Coupe (1.8L 4cyl 5A)
85,380 miles
Used 2012
Honda Civic
EX
List$9,491
Est.Loan: $177/mo
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Honda Civic 2012 LX 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 5A)
90,022 miles
Used 2012
Honda Civic
LX
List$9,181
Est.Loan: $172/mo
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Honda Civic 2012 LX 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 5A)
59,139 miles
Used 2012
Honda Civic
LX
List$10,888
Est.Loan: $203/mo
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Honda Civic 2012 LX 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 5A)
32,948 miles
Used 2012
Honda Civic
LX
(2)
Fairfax Motors
16.9 mi away
List$11,850
Est.Loan: $221/mo
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$300 Below Market
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Dealer Notes
* MORE PICTURES ARE COMMING * CARFAX CERTIFIED * CLEAN CARFAX * LOCALLY OWNED * MINT CONDITION * RUNS LIKE NEW * Why pay higher prices when you can buy directly from us with our no HASSLE and HAGGLE free pricing?? Our prices are competitive in the market and compete or beat other dealerships. The buying experience with Fairfax Motors is the best! Fairfax Motors is family owned and operated in Fairfax, Virginia offering cars for sale and buying services to the DMV area for 24 years. Our owner has built successful and long term relationships with our customers with them returning to purchase cars from us time and time again. Our entire staff offers transparency with each customer from our knowledgeable sales staff to our dynamic managers and all the way to our very experienced Finance Director who has been in the business for 40 years! We offer Finance and Extended Warranty options, plus detailing services to keep your car looking beautiful. We need your cars to fill out inventory, so we take all trades and buy cars too! Stop dreading the car buying process and start having fun! Still aren't sure? Our customers love to show us love and share their buying experience with the world. Come see us at Fairfax Motors for your next vehicle purchase.
Honda Civic 2012 LX 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 5A)
123,948 miles
Used 2012
Honda Civic
LX
List$9,999
Est.Loan: $187/mo
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Honda Civic 2012 EX 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 5A)
97,640 miles
Used 2012
Honda Civic
EX
CarMax
18 mi away
List$11,598
Est.Loan: $217/mo
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Dealer Notes
CarMax makes car buying easy and hassle-free. Our upfront prices are the same online and on our lot. All our used cars come with a 5-Day Money-Back Guarantee, a 30-Day Limited Warranty (60-Day in CT, MN, and RI; 90-Day in GA, MA, NJ, and NY) and a free vehicle history and safety recall report. Price assumes final used vehicle purchase will be made in MD, and excludes tax, title and tags but includes $99 dealer processing charge (not required by law). Some fees are location specific and may change if you transfer this vehicle to a different CarMax store. Certain vehicles may have unrepaired safety recalls. Check nhtsa.gov/recalls to learn if this vehicle has an unrepaired safety recall. Inventory shown here is updated every 24 hours.
Honda Civic 2012 Si 2dr Coupe (2.4L 4cyl 6M)
99,730 miles
Used 2012
Honda Civic
Si
List$10,995
Est.Loan: $205/mo
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$300 Below Market
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***6 SPEED MANUAL.....................2012 HONDA CIVIC SI COUPE, BLACK WITH A BLACK INTERIOR WITH RED ACCENTS, POWER SUNROOF, CRUISE CONTROL, ALL POWER, PREMIUM AUDIO SYSTEM, LEATHER WRAPPED STEERING WHEEL, FOGLIGHTS, REAR SPOILER, SIDE AIRBAGS, ANTI-LOCK BRAKES, TRACTION CONTROL, 17 INCH ALLOY WHEELS, FUN TO DRIVE WITH HONDA RELIABILITY***MUST PRINT AND PRESENT INTERNET AD FOR SPECIAL INTERNET PRICING BEFORE YOUR SCHEDULED APPOINTMENT. PLEASE CALL MAXIMUM AUTO OUTLET AT 703.822.7998. GUARANTEED CREDIT APPROVALS FOR EVERYONE. FINANCE RATES AS LOW AS 2.99 APR. WE ARE LOCATED AT 8503-O EUCLID AVE, MANASSAS PARK, VA 20111. OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK.PRICE EXCLUDES TAXES, TITLE, LICENSE, $595 DEALER PROCESSING FEE, & FINANCE CHARGES. ALL VEHICLES SOLD AS-IS, SEE BUYERS GUIDE FOR WARRANTY OPTIONS.
Honda Civic 2012 LX 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 5A)
54,629 miles
Used 2012
Honda Civic
LX
List$10,981
Est.Loan: $205/mo
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Dealer Notes
Just arrived! This 2012 Honda Civic Sdn LX in Burgundy with Gray interior comes equipped with Body-colored pwr mirrors, Illuminated steering wheel-mounted audio/cruise/i-MID controls, Daytime Running Lights, Auxiliary Audio Input, Daytime Running Lights, Rear Defrost and much more! Lexus has a stellar reputation for great financing with rates on approved credit from as low as 2.9% APR with terms up to 84 months based upon vehicle and lender conditions. All types of credit may be approved and financed with Lexus of Rockville. Also available on most cars up to 10 years old and less than 120k miles are optional vehicle service contracts which can often be included directly with your financing or cash payment. WITH NO ACCIDENTS OR DAMAGE REPORTED, THIS VEHICLE IS CARFAX-CERTIFIED and MARYLAND STATE INSPECTION HAS BEEN COMPLETED, as well as a 120 - point inspection performed by a Lexus-trained technician. Lexus of Rockville customers should take pride in knowing that Maryland has one of the most comprehensive state inspections in the country. Lexus of Rockville will also arrange to pick up our customers if they are using Metro, Amtrak, or need transportation from the Washington, DC or Baltimore Airports.
Honda Civic 2012 EX 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 5A)
31,756 miles
Used 2012
Honda Civic
EX
List$12,500
Est.Loan: $234/mo
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Honda Civic 2012 Si 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl 6M)
39,636 miles
Used 2012
Honda Civic
Si
MemberCar
18.6 mi away
List$15,821
Est.Loan: $288/mo
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Dealer Notes
Very Nice Super Low Mileage 1 Owner MD Inspected 2012 Honda Civic Si Sedan Complete with New Tires, 6 Speed Manual Transmission, Alloy Wheels, AC, Sunroof, Trip Computer, Cruise Control, Power Windows and Locks, ABS Brakes, Tilt & Telescoping Steering Wheel, Power Mirrors, Bluetooth, Upgraded Stereo System and Much Much More!! This vehicle also comes with a Warranty Standard!!!Why pay Carmax or Franchise Dealer Pricing when you can buy directly from the distributor! Member car has a 30 year history of selling preowned vehicles to dealers wholesale, and is now selling directly to the public!Welcome to MemberCar of Rockville! We are a family owned and operated dealership catering to the DMV area and beyond for over 30 years. We offer tremendous value by pricing our vehicles below market value and offering a truly stress-free purchasing environment. We are very transparent in our purchase process, offering the easiest terms available with every vehicle in stock. Having our own extensive Wholesale/Purchase Division allows us to purchase mostly Local, One-Owner, Low Mileage, exceptional vehicles directly from the best sources, (Private Owners) instead of auctions. MemberCar has built our reputation upon successful, long-term relationships with our clients. During that time, we have become one of the areas preeminent providers of carefully selected, Maryland Safety Inspected, low mileage, local vehicles. We offer competitive Finance and Extended Warranty options, and we do accept all trade-ins. Our staff looks forward to the opportunity to earn your business, and we thank YOU for your time and consideration.If you just can't seem to find the time to come to us, we are also more than happy to bring a vehicle to your home or place of business!!!Don't take our word for it, check out what our customers are saying.http://www.cars.com/dealers/193733/membercar/reviews/
Honda Civic 2012 LX 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 5A)
51,159 miles
Used 2012
Honda Civic
LX
List$10,680
Est.Loan: $200/mo
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$294 Below Market
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Dealer Notes
Thank you for your interest in one of Brown's Manassas Subaru's online offerings. Please continue for more information regarding this 2012 Honda Civic Sdn LX with 51,159mi. Browns Manassas Subaru is your destination for a Hassle Free way of buying your next pre-owned vehicle! We price all our vehicles the BEST No Hassle Price from the start with the focus on Saving you time and money. All of our vehicles are hand picked and under go a rigorous 127 point inspection by our certified technicians. Most of the vehicles under 125000 miles and less than 10 years old are covered by 3 months/3000 miles power train warranty, exclusions apply to certain brands and models. 3 days exchange policy. Please call dealer for details. Unlike other dealers there are NO hidden reconditioning fees!
Honda Civic 2012 Si 2dr Coupe (2.4L 4cyl 6M)
56,644 miles
Used 2012
Honda Civic
Si
List$13,495
Est.Loan: $252/mo
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Honda Civic 2012 LX 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 5A)
66,357 miles
Used 2012
Honda Civic
LX
Koons Outlet
21.5 mi away
List$9,700
Est.Loan: $181/mo
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Dealer Notes
2012 Honda Civic LX Sedan, Automatic transmission, remote keyless entry. BUY WITH CONFIDENCE%3A - Lowest Prices Every Day%3A Our market based WOW pricing utilizes competitive market pricing guides, no games. So it is easy to make an educated, hassle -free purchase from us. Many of our competitors add freight, reconditioning or certification fees to their price quotes. Your WOW price has no hidden charges. Just add tags, taxes and processing fee. - Complimentary CARFAX Vehicle History Report - 7 Day Exchange Policy%3A This policy simply states if you are not completely satisfied with your vehicle purchase, bring it back to us for a full credit towards your next vehicle, no questions asked%2521 RECALL NOTICE%3A Some vehicles may be subject to manufacturer safety recalls that for various reasons may not be repaired prior to sale. You may also check for open recalls at www.safercar.gov 15' Wheels w/Full Covers,160-Watt AM/FM/CD Audio System,4 Speakers,ABS brakes,AM/FM radio,Air Conditioning,Bluetooth,Brake assist,Bumpers%3A body-color,CD player,CarFax 1 Owner,Cloth Seat Trim,Delay-off headlights,Driver door bin,Driver vanity mirror,Dual front impact airbags,Dual front side impact airbags,Electronic Stability Control,Four wheel independent suspension,Front Bucket Seats,Front Center Armrest,Front anti-roll bar,Front reading lights,Illuminated entry,Low tire pressure warning,MP3 decoder,Occupant sensing airbag,Overhead airbag,Panic alarm,Passenger door bin,Passenger vanity mirror,Power door mirrors,Power steering,Power windows,Radio data system,Rear anti-roll bar,Rear window defroster,Reclining Front Bucket Seats,Remote keyless entry,Security system,Speed control,Speed-sensing steering,Steering wheel mounted audio controls,Tachometer,Telescoping steering wheel,Tilt steering wheel,Traction control,Trip computer

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Edmunds' Expert Review

The all-new 2012 Honda Civic remains a strong contender in the compact car category, but other new models now effectively match the Civic and threaten its traditional dominance in the marketplace.

vehicle overview

For a new compact car to stand out in an increasingly competitive category, you'd think it should offer more than just a few subtle improvements. So we find ourselves in a rather unfamiliar position with the redesigned 2012 Honda Civic.

For years, the lineup of Civic models has been so much better than the competition that it has been a no-brainer to recommend one of these cars. But in the last few years, competing automakers have introduced some very impressive small cars. So while the ninth-generation Honda Civic is a very good and likable automobile, we have to wonder if the subtle changes to its design and engineering features will be enough to sustain its class supremacy. These days, even the least expensive models from competitive brands offer reliable powertrains, advanced safety features, top-quality interior materials and high-tech options.

To Honda's credit, the changes to the new Civic are welcome, even if they don't exactly leap out at you. Fuel economy remains pretty much the same as before for most Civic models, but there's a new Civic HF variant that's rated for 41 mpg highway. Fuel efficiency and power are improved for the Civic hybrid model as well, while the Civic Natural Gas remains the only factory-made car to be so fueled. As for the sporty Civic Si, it gets a new 2.4-liter engine that produces a welcome boost in torque compared to last year's 2.0-liter.

In terms of features, stability control is now standard throughout the model lineup. Other upgrades for 2012 include more interior room (3 inches of additional shoulder room up front and another 1.6 inches of rear legroom), and a few new technology features such as a 5-inch information display, the increased availability of iPod connectivity and an economy mode designed to help deliver maximum mpg.

Considering these improvements, the 2012 Honda Civic is still a solid pick with which buyers of compact cars will be pleased. But it's no longer the only game in town. We'd recommend test-driving this new Civic back to back with new competing models like the 2012 Chevrolet Cruze, 2012 Ford Focus and 2012 Hyundai Elantra. All three provide excellent fuel economy, and each holds selective advantages over the Civic in terms of interior design, feature content and value. The Civic Hybrid is pretty much in a class by itself, though you could also consider the equally frugal 2012 Volkswagen Jetta TDI. Meanwhile, gearheads lusting for some sport should also test the 2012 Mazdaspeed 3, 2012 Mini Cooper S and 2012 Volkswagen GTI.

trim levels & features

The 2012 Honda Civic is a compact car offered in both coupe and sedan body styles. Mainstream models are offered in four trim levels, ranging from the base DX, to the midrange LX and EX and the top-of-the-line EX-L.

Entry-level DX models come equipped with 15-inch steel wheels, auto-off headlights, intermittent windshield wipers, a rear window defroster, power windows, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel and a one-piece fold-down rear seatback. Stepping up to the LX model gets you more features that buyers expect, including body-color door handles, power mirrors and door locks, keyless entry, air-conditioning, cruise control, floor mats, steering-wheel-mounted audio controls and a four-speaker sound system with a CD player and auxiliary/USB audio inputs.

A new fuel-efficient HF sedan starts out with standard features similar to those of the LX sedan, then adds a few upgrades designed to deliver maximum mpg. These include low-rolling-resistance tires and aerodynamic cast-aluminum wheels, wind-cheating underbody panels and a rear spoiler.

Besides its different fuel, the Civic Natural Gas adds to the LX equipment 15-inch alloy wheels, variable intermittent windshield wipers and Bluetooth. The EX model adds or supplants those extras with 16-inch alloy wheels, rear disc brakes, auto-on/off headlights, a sunroof, 60/40 split-folding rear seatbacks, an outside temperature display and a premium seven-speaker sound system. The EX-L model adds leather upholstery, heated front seats and a leather-wrapped steering wheel.

The Civic Hybrid sedan is available in two trim levels. The base model's list of standard features is similar to the mainstream EX sedan, with the addition of 15-inch alloy wheels and low-rolling-resistance tires, outside mirrors with built-in turn signals, LED taillights, a rear spoiler and a 160-watt, six-speaker stereo. The top-of-the-line "Leather" trim level adds extras found on the regular EX-L including heated mirrors, leather upholstery and heated front seats.

The sporty Si coupe and sedan come in a single trim level that includes 17-inch alloy wheels, a bigger engine, a limited-slip front differential, a sport-tuned suspension, foglights, front and rear spoilers and a chrome exhaust tip. Inside upgrades include most of the items from the EX model's standard features list plus front sport seats, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, an aluminum shift knob, red backlit gauges, a special Power Monitor display.

A navigation system with voice controls, satellite radio and real-time traffic updates is optional on all but the DX and LX.

performance & mpg

The front-wheel-drive 2012 Honda Civic is powered by a 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine that puts out 140 horsepower and 128 pound-feet of torque. Transmission choices include a five-speed manual and an available five-speed automatic (HF and EX models get the automatic as standard equipment). This combination returns EPA fuel economy estimates ranging from a low of 28 mpg city/36 mpg highway and 31 mpg combined in mainstream versions equipped with a manual transmission to a high of 29/41/33 in the HF model. In Edmunds performance testing, a Civic EX-L went from zero to 60 mph in 9.2 seconds -- an average time for this segment.

The Civic Natural Gas features a version of the same 1.8-liter engine powered by, as its name suggests, natural gas. It produces only 110 hp and 106 lb-ft of torque, however. A five-speed automatic is standard. EPA-estimated fuel economy is the gasoline equivalent of 27/38/31 mpg.

The Civic Hybrid gets a larger 1.5-liter gasoline four-cylinder engine and a more powerful electric motor for 2012, a combination that's good for 110 hp and 127 lb-ft of torque. A continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT) is standard. In Edmunds testing, it hit 60 mph in 10.1 seconds -- on par with most economy hybrids. Not surprisingly, this powertrain is the most fuel-efficient of the bunch, with EPA numbers of 44/44/44, an increase of 3 mpg over the outgoing model.

The Civic Si's engine also grows in displacement to 2.4 liters, which bumps output to 201 hp and 170 lb-ft. A six-speed manual is the only transmission offered. Despite this increased punch, EPA fuel economy estimates are still quite decent at 22/31/25. In Edmunds testing, an Si coupe hit 60 mph in 6.9 seconds, which is on par with the Mini Cooper S and VW GTI but slower than the Mazdaspeed 3 and Subaru WRX.

safety

The 2012 Honda Civic comes with standard safety features that include stability control, antilock brakes (four-wheel discs with the EX and Si), front-seat side-impact airbags and side curtain airbags. In Edmunds brake testing, the Civic EX-L came to a stop from 60 mph in a longish 131 feet, with prevalent brake fade. The Hybrid was a bit better with a stop of 124 feet, while the Si's brakes performed much better, with a stop of 120 feet and much less fade.

In government crash testing, the Civic sedan received a perfect five stars in the overall, frontal and side crash categories. The Civic coupe received four stars in each. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety gave the Civic sedan the highest possible rating of "Good" in its frontal-offset, side and roof strength tests.

driving

Although the changes to the 2012 Honda Civic aren't radical, this is still one of the better-driving cars in its class. Both the coupe and sedan use shorter wheelbases than their predecessors and feel well-balanced and light on their feet. Power from the 1.8-liter engine is certainly adequate when fueled by gasoline; the Natural Gas is very slow. However, the automatic transmission's propensity to upshift early can be annoying. Wind noise is also a problem with the Civic, as it's noticeably louder than its competitors. This makes the Civic seem less refined on lengthy highway trips, despite one of the most comfortable and composed rides in the class.

The 2012 Honda Civic Si is still a fun car to drive. Refined suspension tuning, improved electric-assist power steering and additional torque at lower rpm give it a sharp attitude in and out of corners. But from a performance standpoint, it continues to be outclassed by the more muscular Mazdaspeed 3.

interior

Interior changes are very minor for the 2012 Honda Civic. The two-tier dash display carries over but now includes a 5-inch monitor that displays information for audio, hands-free phone use and various vehicle systems. The cabin has picked up a tad more passenger room, and it's most noticeable for front seat sedan passengers who have more shoulder and elbow room, and seat adjustability. The trunk has also grown, offering a total of 11.7 cubic feet of cargo capacity in the coupe and 12.5 cubic feet in the sedan. The hybrid models sacrifice trunk space to the battery pack, leaving 10.7 cubic feet. The large fuel tank needed for the Natural Gas model curtails trunk space even further.

Most controls are well-placed, and the keypads and menu buttons on the steering wheel are intuitive enough for anyone who's spent time with a smartphone. But it's an overload of input sources; there can be up to 14 buttons and directional commands on the steering wheel alone, and the dash design that features the navigation system looks quite busy. Also the extensive use of low-budget hard plastics makes the cabin feel cheap, especially compared to competitors that have invested in upgraded materials for their interiors.

Top consumer reviews

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I am a Car Guy!! Love the 2012 Honda civic LX A+
William, 5/8/2016
First of all i am a car guy and a old school mechanic i worked on many cars the last 20 years.,since i was a teen in the 1990's i own my first car and worked on my 1966 volkwagan classic beetle and turn it into a super bug with a 1915cc 94mm pistons and double carb 45".had 150hp. And drove many cars and my project cars.anyways loved working on cars. classic old school Muscle cars ,from toyota,Honda,ford mustangs,vw, old and new chevy Camaro and other model types big list I was a craftsman, technician who uses tools to build or repair machinery i have many trades within. Some on specialize in the electrical aspects and specialize in the mechanical aspects. i done in the Past. I and my wife bought our Like new 2012 Honda civic Lx with 41K we need a gas saver car. i own many older Honds cars 89'civic hatchback and 88"Honds accord over 200 to 300 miles on them and still running and very reliabe cars.I read many blogs on the website on these models i seen them rated poor. i was shock this is not true. the Honda civic Lx 2012 is a beauty i can trust on reliability this is car everyone can trust . gas saver,39 to 41mpg.we took it on a road trip did a 157 mile drove on a flat highway 168 in California Los Banos we when up steep hills and had no problem on speed my wife was not pressing on the accelerator full she press on it and the rpm jumps on 4ooo it the pedal was not to the floor. we were going at 77 which its normal speed for a 1.8 ivtec engine with 140 hp and 128 lb.-ft. of torque .which will do on any other car with same hp power.ll depends age and engine, carburetor or fuel injection can give the power and transmission type, is highly debated question among car enthusiasts that drive with same hp and different car model.it can handel the hills and transmission shift smooth and the turns Stability control excellent Well-performed. and with the help of Traction control. This 2012 Honda civic Engine & Performance can Handel the highway and back roads very well! I love the 5 Star crash safety test. it has Front and rear head airbags and Dual front side-mounted airbags. its a A+ for our family.And the Interior Features and the Tachometer it was lite bright and easy to read i and my wife love the inside interior simple and easy to use. never had no Eleterical issues. it has everything you need It's no secret that Hondas are arguably the most reliable car. The Honda 2012 civic still perform very well” despite what other said on the website or blog .Honda Civic offers excellent fuel economy and is well-known for being a vehicle that you can trust on the road. all you do is take care of the updated the maintenance requirements it will take care of you. "in my opinion" when I encountered many cars in my past history working on many differnet style vehicles and upgrading them. Honda Civic reliability ratings results is a A+. only con on the 2012 civic is the front Suspension designed by the vehicle manufacturer, springs are and shocks are weak. on the road you can feel the almost every bumps on the road. easy fix replacing them. This Honda is worth it! test drive one you will see . like many people out there they are very picky!There is no such thing as the perfect car. No disrespect intended. But you know how it is. Your car is never quite perfect. Nothing mechanically wrong!Nothing you can ask the garage to fix!(update 11/10/2016) just an update 8 month owning our honda civic still running strong engine, outside body,inside interior no issue at all, Best Honda civic LX & very Reliable car.
Best Car I have ever owned!!
yaltabei, 6/4/2011
I have owned alot of cars. I have never been as impressed with a car as much as this Civic. it is fuel efficient, built tight, reliable and fun to drive. I had a Nissan before I bought my first Honda. I thought that Nissan is as good as Honda but I was wrong. On my brand new Nissan, I had to replace an Axle, the rubber silicone cover on my driver side window because of a Wind Tab poor design, my fuel pump twice, an exterior trim twice and my Air Bag passanger sensor and then I hear rattling noise, paint chips off. I decided to switch to Honda based on the advice of close friends who owned Honda for years. Yes, It is alittle more expensive but this car will save you alot of money on maintance
2012 Honda Civic EX Best Buy!
gruel, 12/7/2011
I just got a new Honda Civic EX from Bergstrom in Oshkosh, WI. They called me, suggested I come in and trade my 07 Honda Fit. I went in, and test drove the Civic. I really noticed a couple of things immediately..the dash reminded me of the wonderful Mercury Cougar I had in 1990, and the ride was very similar...Quiet! The dash features looked complicated, but the menu took me through it all, and was not any harder than programming my cell phone. Speaking of cell phone, the Blue Tooth hookup in the Civic not only worked first time, but every time I enter the car, it automatically hooks up. I tested it with my wife in the car, watching the dash, and it mated when I was 40 feet away. BUY IT
Should not have strayed from Honda
tamie45, 8/24/2014
I started out the summer with a pre-owned 2013 Ford Focus SE. I was swayed into buying the Focus because of all the great tech and the quality interior. Unfortunately, all the comforts in the world could not make up for the awful DCT. Two months into owning the Focus I decided that I needed to trade it away as soon as possible. I went with a pre-owned 2012 Civic with 22,000 miles on it. I could not be more happy with my decision!! I first felt that the interior was a downgrade to the Focus until I actually drove the car for a while and found it to actually be much better in all respects save for the hard plastics. The smooth driving experience is much better than the Focus!
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Features & Specs

MPG
28 city / 39 hwy
Seats 5
5-speed automatic
Gas
140 hp @ 6500 rpm
MPG
28 city / 39 hwy
Seats 5
5-speed automatic
Gas
140 hp @ 6500 rpm
MPG
28 city / 39 hwy
Seats 5
5-speed automatic
Gas
140 hp @ 6500 rpm
MPG
29 city / 41 hwy
Seats 5
5-speed automatic
Gas
140 hp @ 6500 rpm
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Safety

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
    Overall4 / 5
    Driver5 / 5
    Passenger4 / 5
  • Side Crash Rating
    Overall4 / 5
  • Side Barrier Rating
    Overall4 / 5
    Driver3 / 5
    Passenger4 / 5
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings
    Front Seat4 / 5
    Back Seat4 / 5
  • Rollover
    Rollover4 / 5
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of Rollover11.8%

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Has it been almost 40 years? Hard to believe, but the 2012 Honda Civic marks the model's ninth generation of production in the United States. From the pint-size hatchback that first showed up amid a historic oil crisis to a lineup full of sedans, coupes and hybrids, the new Civic has always covered the bases: excellent fuel economy, alert handling and solid value.

The 2012 Civic remains one of the most agile compacts around, and the new version now also delivers 41 mpg in fuel-economy (HF) sedan form and 44 mpg as a hybrid. But with the onset of the Civic's middle age, an evolutionary malaise has set in, both inside and out. The hard, dull panels that cover the dash, consoles and doors are better suited to an outdoor adventure vehicle, not a passenger car for city streets or expressways. The 1.8-liter engine delivers 140 horsepower, no more than before. And its exterior skin, while not exactly a liability — after all, BMW 3 Series designs also evolve pretty subtly — distinguishes the Civic neither from its history nor its competition.

And competition in this segment moves fast. The redesigned 2012 Ford Focus and the 2011 Hyundai Elantra offer comparable fuel economy, more power and a better interior. The Chevrolet Cruze is quieter, while the Mazda 3 can match the Civic's responsive handling curve-for-curve. The high-performance Civic Si is still a thrill, but the Mazdaspeed 3 and Volkswagen GTI are both worthy rivals.

Used 2012 Honda Civic Overview

The Used 2012 Honda Civic is offered in the following submodels: , , , , . Available styles include LX 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 5A), EX 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 5A), LX 2dr Coupe (1.8L 4cyl 5A), EX-L 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 5A), EX 2dr Coupe (1.8L 4cyl 5A), HF 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 5A), LX 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 5M), EX-L 4dr Sedan w/Nav (1.8L 4cyl 5A), EX-L 2dr Coupe (1.8L 4cyl 5A), Si 4dr Sedan w/Nav (2.4L 4cyl 6M), Hybrid 4dr Sedan w/Nav (1.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT), Hybrid 4dr Sedan w/Lthr, Nav (1.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT), DX 2dr Coupe (1.8L 4cyl 5M), DX 2dr Coupe (1.8L 4cyl 5A), Hybrid 4dr Sedan (1.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT), Si 2dr Coupe w/Nav, Summer Tires (2.4L 4cyl 6M), DX 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 5M), Si 2dr Coupe w/Nav (2.4L 4cyl 6M), LX 2dr Coupe (1.8L 4cyl 5M), DX 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 5A), EX-L 2dr Coupe w/Nav (1.8L 4cyl 5A), Si 2dr Coupe (2.4L 4cyl 6M), Si 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl 6M), Si 2dr Coupe w/Summer Tires (2.4L 4cyl 6M), EX 2dr Coupe (1.8L 4cyl 5M), Hybrid 4dr Sedan w/Lthr (1.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT), Natural Gas 4dr Sedan w/Nav (1.8L 4cyl 5A), EX 2dr Coupe w/Nav (1.8L 4cyl 5A), Si 4dr Sedan w/Summer Tires (2.4L 4cyl 6M), Natural Gas 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 5A), and EX 4dr Sedan w/Nav (1.8L 4cyl 5A).

What's a good price on a Used 2012 Honda Civic?

Save up to $300 on one of 90 Used 2012 Honda Civic for sale at dealerships within 25 miles of Ashburn, VA with prices as low as $5,996 as of08/18/2018, based on data from dealers and consumer-driven dealer ratings ranging from1 to 5 out of 5 stars.

Price comparisons for Used 2012 Honda Civic trim styles:

  • The Used 2012 Honda Civic LX is priced between $5,996 and$12,998 with odometer readings between 31982 and176687 miles.
  • The Used 2012 Honda Civic EX is priced between $7,689 and$12,975 with odometer readings between 24210 and139399 miles.
  • The Used 2012 Honda Civic EX-L is priced between $7,986 and$13,300 with odometer readings between 93 and127450 miles.
  • The Used 2012 Honda Civic Si is priced between $8,000 and$15,821 with odometer readings between 39636 and139285 miles.
  • The Used 2012 Honda Civic Hybrid is priced between $6,999 and$9,371 with odometer readings between 93613 and111550 miles.
  • The Used 2012 Honda Civic HF is priced between $10,750 and$10,750 with odometer readings between 84197 and84197 miles.

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