Our unique Expert Ratings combine scores from 21 of the top UK motoring websites

Honda Civic

(2017 - present)

The Honda Civic is a medium-sized family car, available as either a five-door hatchback or a saloon. The current model is the tenth generation of Civic and went on sale in the UK in early 2017.

The hatchback models are currently built in the UK at Honda’s Swindon plant, but this factory is due to close in 2021 and future vehicles will be imported from Japan. The saloon, which is not built in the UK, only makes up a small percentage of Civic sales.

The Honda Civic is available with either petrol or diesel engines, and there is also a high-performance version called the Civic Type R. We are building a separate page for this model, so check back soon.

The Civic has received consistently good reviews from the UK motoring media. it has received particular praise for its practicality and generous levels of standard equipment. It isn’t rated quite as highly as the leading vehicles in its class, but it is still considered a very good car.

More Honda news, reviews, features and offers

Body style: Mid-size hatch and saloon
Engines: petrol, diesel
Price: From £19,405 on-road

Launched: Spring 2017
Last updated: Spring 2020
Replacement due: TBA

The Car Expert Best of British horizontal banner

MEDIA REVIEWS

Reviews, road tests and comparisons from across the UK automotive media

The Car Expert

+

Auto Express

+

Autocar

+

Car

+

Carbuyer

+

Carwow

+

Company Car Today

+

Evo

+

Green Car Guide

+

Honest John

+

Parkers

+

The Sunday Times

+

The Telegraph

+

Top Gear

+

What Car?

+

Which?

+

SAFETY RATING

Independent crash test and safety ratings from Euro NCAP

Overall rating: 4 stars
Date tested: July 2017

92%

ADULT OCCUPANT

67%

CHILD OCCUPANT

75%

VULNERABLE ROAD USERS

88%

SAFETY ASSIST

Eco rating

Independent emissions and efficiency ratings from Green NCAP

The Honda Civic has not yet been lab-tested by Green NCAP. Check back soon.

Awards

Trophies, prizes and awards that the Honda Civic has received

2019

  • Company Car Today CCT100 Awards – Lower Medium Car of the Year

2018

  • Company Car Today CCT100 Awards – Lower Medium Car of the Year
  • Fleet News FN50 survey – Most Reliable Fleet Car

Similar cars

If you’re interested in the Honda Civic, you might also like to consider these alternatives

Alfa Romeo Giulietta | Citroën C4 Cactus | Fiat Tipo | Ford Focus | Hyundai i30 | Kia Ceed | Mazda 3 | Mini Countryman | Peugeot 308 | Renault Megane | SEAT Leon | Skoda Scala | Skoda OctaviaToyota Corolla | Vauxhall Astra | Volkswagen Golf

More Honda news, reviews, features and offers

More Ratings

The latest cars we've analysed

Kia XCeed

The Kia XCeed has had generally positive reviews, although it's more expensive than the Ceed hatch and less practical than an SUV.

Polestar 1

The Polestar 1 is the first car from Volvo's new electric car brand. It has received positive media reviews, albeit with some reservations.

Vauxhall Corsa-e

Initial reviews of the Vauxhall Corsa-e have been positive, and the electric model's Expert Rating is notably better than the regular Corsa.

Audi Q2

The Audi Q2 range has received generally good media reviews, although its overall score is off the pace of the best in its class.

Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio

The Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio has been universally praised, with many UK reviewers rating it more highly than the benchmark BMW M3.

Toyota Prius

The Toyota Prius has always been well-known for its eco credentials, but the latest model is also a considerable improvement to drive.

Related news

We think you may also like these articles