1998 Honda Civic - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

small car iamge Common problems of the 1998 Honda Civic

468 problems have been reported for the 1998 Honda Civic. The following chart shows the 22 most common problems for 1998 Honda Civic. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system with 94 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's air bags (82 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 1998 Honda Civic

small car iamge Problem Occurrence Trend

The following chart shows the number of problems reported during each of the service years since the debut of the 1998 Honda Civic in 1998.

Table 2. Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year Number of Problems
  2018
0
  2017
1
  2016
3
  2015
5
  2014
8
  2013
5
  2012
9
  2011
9
  2010
8
  2009
7
  2008
7
  2007
11
  2006
8
  2005
6
  2004
29
  2003
23
  2002
61
  2001
34
  2000
35
  1999
44
  1998
2

small car iamge Compare the 1998 Honda Civic with Other Model Years

When making the decision between buying a new or used Honda Civic, the following table can be used to compare the 1998 Honda Civic with the Honda Civic from other model years. Note that the number of problems reported for the 1998 Civic is 468 while the average number of problems reported for the 23 model years of the Honda Civic is 457.

Table 3. Compare the 1998 Honda Civic with other model years

Model Year Number of Problems
  2018 Civic
1
  2017 Civic
55
  2016 Civic
275
  2015 Civic
112
  2014 Civic
161
  2013 Civic
229
  2012 Civic
400
  2011 Civic
160
  2010 Civic
396
  2009 Civic
376
  2008 Civic
798
  2007 Civic
1,162
  2006 Civic
1,342
  2005 Civic
294
  2004 Civic
320
  2003 Civic
440
  2002 Civic
780
  2001 Civic
1,272
  2000 Civic
307
  1999 Civic
355
  1998 Civic
468
  1997 Civic
440
  1996 Civic
377


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