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

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 22 model years of the Honda Civic is 448.

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

Model Year Number of Problems
  2017 Civic
19
  2016 Civic
219
  2015 Civic
86
  2014 Civic
130
  2013 Civic
174
  2012 Civic
349
  2011 Civic
146
  2010 Civic
351
  2009 Civic
345
  2008 Civic
750
  2007 Civic
1,106
  2006 Civic
1,265
  2005 Civic
273
  2004 Civic
301
  2003 Civic
417
  2002 Civic
750
  2001 Civic
1,247
  2000 Civic
301
  1999 Civic
354
  1998 Civic
468
  1997 Civic
438
  1996 Civic
375


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