Model Information

2008 Honda Civic GX 2008 Honda Civic GX

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Engineering (5 Speed Automatic)back to top
Engine Type In-Line 4-Cylinder
Engine Block/Cylinder Head Aluminum-Alloy
Displacement (cc) 1799
Horsepower @ rpm (SAE net) 113 @ 6300
Torque (lb.-ft. @ rpm) 109 @ 4300
Bore and Stroke (mm) 81 x 87.3
Compression Ratio 12.5:1
Valve Train 16-Valve SOHC i-VTEC®
Multi-Point Natural-Gas Fuel Injection
Drive-by-Wire™ Throttle System
Front-Wheel Drive
CARB Emissions Rating AT-PZEV
Direct Ignition System with Immobilizer
Battery 12V-36Ah/5Hr
Alternator 12V-90Ah
Transmission (5 Speed Automatic)back to top
Compact 5-Speed Automatic Transmission Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 2.666
  • 2nd: 1.534
  • 3rd: 1.022
  • 4th: 0.721
  • 5th: 0.525
  • Reverse: 1.957
  • Final Drive: 4.440
Body/Suspension/Chassis (5 Speed Automatic)back to top
Unit-Body Construction
MacPherson Strut Front Suspension
Multi-Link Rear Suspension
Stabilizer Bar (mm., front/rear) 24.2 / 10.0
Power-Assisted Rack-and-Pinion Steering
Steering Wheel Turns, Lock-to-Lock 2.7
Steering Ratio 13.7
Turning Diameter, Curb-to-Curb (ft.) 34.8
Power-Assisted Ventilated Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes (in., front/rear) 11.1 / 8.7
Wheels 15" with Full Covers
All-Season Tires P195 / 65 R15 89H
Compact Spare Tire
Interior Measurements (5 Speed Automatic)back to top
Headroom (in., front/rear) 39.4 / 37.4
Legroom (in., front/rear) 42.2 / 34.6
Shoulder Room (in., front/rear) 53.7 / 52.4
Hiproom (in., front/rear) 51.9 / 51.0
Cargo Volume (cu. ft.) 6
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 90.9
Seating Capacity 5
Exterior Measurements (5 Speed Automatic)back to top
Wheelbase (in.) 106.3
Length (in.) 176.7
Height (in.) 56.5
Width (in.) 69
Track (in., front/rear) 59.0 / 60.2
Curb Weight (lbs) 2904
Weight Distribution (%, front/rear) 59 / 41
EPA Mileage Estimates*/Capacities (5 Speed Automatic)back to top
5-Speed Automatic Transmission (City/Highway/Combined) 24 / 36 / 28
Crankcase (qt.) 4.7
Coolant System (qt.) 7
Fuel (gal.) 8.03 GGE
Required Fuel CNG
* Based on 2008 EPA mileage estimates, reflecting new EPA fuel economy methods beginning with 2008 models. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.
Safety (5 Speed Automatic)back to top
3-Point Seat Belts at all Seating Positions
Front 3-Point Seat Belts with Automatic Tensioning System
Driver's and Front Passenger's Seat Belt Reminder
Adjustable Front Seat Belt Anchors
Dual-Stage, Dual-Threshold Front Airbags (SRS)
Front Side Airbags with Passenger-Side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS)
Side Curtain Airbags
Driver's and Front Passenger's Active Head Restraints
Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) Body Structure
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
Side-Impact Door Beams
Outboard Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
Child-Proof Rear Door Locks
Immobilizer Theft-Deterrent System
Emergency Trunk Opener
Exterior Features (5 Speed Automatic)back to top
Integrated Rear-Window Antenna
Security System with Remote Entry
Body-Colored Power Side Mirrors
2-Speed/Intermittent Windshield Wipers
Impact-Absorbing Body-Colored Bumpers
Multi-Reflector Halogen Headlights
Tinted Glass
Body-Colored Door Handles
Comfort & Convenience (5 Speed Automatic)back to top
Air Conditioning with Air-Filtration System
Power Windows with Auto-Up/Down Driver's Window
Power Door Locks with Auto-Lock Feature
Cruise Control
Steering Wheel-Mounted Controls Cruise
Tilt and Telescopic Steering Column
Beverage Holders Front
Center Console with Sliding Armrest and Storage Compartment
Front Door-Pocket Storage Bins
Satin-Finish Door-Handle Pulls
Coin Tray
Remote Fuel Filler Door Release
Remote Trunk Release with Lock
Headlights-On Reminder
Driver's and Front Passenger's Vanity Mirrors
Map Lights
Rear-Seat Heater Ducts
Floor Mats
Driver's Footrest
12-Volt Power Outlet Front
Rear Window Defroster with Timer
Cargo Area Light
Seating (5 Speed Automatic)back to top
Driver's Seat with Manual Height Adjustment
Reclining Front Seatbacks
Adjustable Head Restraints
Audio System (5 Speed Automatic)back to top
160-Watt AM/FM/CD Audio System with 2 Speakers
MP3/Windows Media® Audio (WMA) Playback Capability
MP3/Auxiliary Input Jack
CD Text Display Capability
Speed-Sensitive Volume Control (SVC)
Instrumentation (5 Speed Automatic)back to top
Two-Tier Instrument Panel
Blue Backlit Gauges
Tachometer
Digital Odometer and Digital Trip Meters (2)
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Indicator
Maintenance Minder™ System
Exterior Temperature Indicator
Fuel and Coolant Temperature Indicators
Door/Trunk-Open Indicators
Low-Fuel and Low-Oil Pressure Indicators
Passenger-Side Side Airbag-Off Indicator
Front Passenger Airbag-Off Indicator