Model Information

2012 Honda Civic HF 2012 Honda Civic HF

Manage My Vehicles

Specifications For:

Engineering (5 Speed Automatic HF)back to top
Engine Type In-Line 4-Cylinder
Engine Block/Cylinder Head Aluminum-Alloy
Displacement (cc) 1798
Horsepower @ rpm (SAE net) 140 @ 6500
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm) 128 @ 4300
Redline (rpm) 6700
Bore and Stroke (mm) 81 x 87.3
Compression Ratio 10.6:1
Valve Train 16-Valve SOHC i-VTEC®
Multi-Point Fuel Injection
Drive-by-Wire™ Throttle System
Front-Wheel Drive
Eco Assist™ System
CARB Emissions Rating ULEV-2(dagger)/PZEV**
Direct Ignition System with Immobilizer
100K +/- Miles No Scheduled Tune-Ups*
* Does not apply to fluid and filter changes. Will vary with driving conditions. Please see your Honda dealer for details.
** 5AT models are PZEV-rated in California and states that have adopted California Zero-Emission Vehicle regulations. (dagger) AT models in non-CARB states are ULEV-2-rated
Transmissions (5 Speed Automatic HF)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: 4.44
Body/Suspension/Chassis (5 Speed Automatic HF)back to top
Unit-Body Construction
MacPherson Strut Front Suspension
Multi-Link Rear Suspension
Stabilizer Bar (mm, front/rear) 17.0 / 12.0
Motion-Adaptive Electric Power-Assisted Rack-and-Pinion Steering (EPS)
Steering Wheel Turns, Lock-to-Lock 3.1
Steering Ratio 16.1
Turning Diameter, Curb-to-Curb (ft) 35.4
Power-Assisted Ventilated Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes (in, front/rear) 10.3 / 7.9
Wheels 15" Lightweight Alloys
All-Season Tires P195 / 65 R15 89S
Compact Spare Tire T135 / 80 D15 99M
Exterior Measurements (5 Speed Automatic HF)back to top
Wheelbase (in) 105.1
Length (in) 177.3
Height (in) 56.5
Width (in) 69.0
Track (in, front/rear) 59.0 / 59.9
Curb Weight (lbs) 2698
Weight Distribution (%, front/rear) 61 / 39
Interior Measurements (5 Speed Automatic HF)back to top
Headroom (in, front/rear) 39.0 / 37.1
Legroom (in, front/rear) 42.0 / 36.2
Shoulder Room (in, front/rear) 56.6 / 53.3
Hiproom (in, front/rear) 50.5 / 51.4
Cargo Volume (cu ft) 12.5
Passenger Volume (cu ft) 94.6
Seating Capacity 5
EPA Mileage Estimates*/Fuel (5 Speed Automatic HF)back to top
5-Speed Automatic (City/Highway/Combined) TBD
Fuel (gal) 13.2
Required Fuel Regular Unleaded
* Based on 2012 EPA mileage estimates. 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 HF)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
Dual-Stage, Multiple-Threshold Front Airbags (SRS)
Front Side Airbags with Passenger-Side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS)
Side Curtain Airbags
Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) Body Structure
Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with Traction Control
Brake Assist
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
Side-Impact Door Beams
Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren (LATCH):Lower Anchors (2nd-Row Outboard), Tether Anchors (2nd-Row All)
Child-Proof Rear Door Locks
Emergency Trunk Release
Exterior Features (5 Speed Automatic HF)back to top
Integrated Rear-Window Antenna
Security System with Remote Entry
Body-Colored Power Side Mirrors
2-Speed/Intermittent Windshield Wipers
Rear Decklid Spoiler
Impact-Absorbing Body-Colored Bumpers
Multi-Reflector Halogen Headlights with Auto Off
Body-Colored Door Handles
Comfort & Convenience (5 Speed Automatic HF)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
Illuminated Driver's Window and Door Lock Controls
Cruise Control
Illuminated Steering Wheel-Mounted Controls Cruise/Audio/i-MID
Tilt and Telescopic Steering Column
Beverage Holders Front
Center Console with Armrest and Storage Compartment
Door-Pocket Storage Bins (front/rear)
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
Rear Window Defroster with Timer
Cargo Area Light
Seating (5 Speed Automatic HF)back to top
Driver's Seat with Manual Height Adjustment
Adjustable Front Seat-Belt Anchors
Reclining Front Seatbacks
Adjustable Head Restraints
Fold-Down Rear Seatback
Audio Systems (5 Speed Automatic HF)back to top
160-Watt AM/FM/CD Audio System with 4 Speakers
MP3/Windows Media® Audio (WMA) Playback Capability
MP3/Auxiliary Input Jack
USB Audio Interface
Radio Data System (RDS)
Speed-Sensitive Volume Control (SVC)
Instrumentation (5 Speed Automatic HF)back to top
12-Volt Battery Charging System Indicator
ABS Indicator
Airbag System Indicator
Blue Backlit Gauges
Brake System Indicator
Coolant Temperature Indicators
Cruise Control Indicators
Digital Speedometer
Door and Trunk Open Indicators
DRL Indicator
ECON Button
ECON Mode Indicator
Electric Power Steering (EPS) Indicator
Fuel Level Indicator
Headlight-On Indicator
High-Beam Indicator
Immobilizer System Indicator
Instant Fuel Economy Indicator
Low Tire-Pressure Indicator
Low-Fuel Indicator
Low-Oil Pressure Indicator
Maintenance Minder Indicator
Malfunction Indicator
Passenger-Side Side Airbag-Off Indicator
Seat Belt Reminder Indicator
Security System Indicator
Shift Lever Position Indicator
System Message Indicator
TPMS Indicator
Turn Signal/Hazard Indicators
Two-Tier Instrument Panel
VSA System and Off Indicators
Washer Fluid Level Indicator
Two-Tier Instrument Panel
Blue Backlit Gauges
Digital Odometer and Digital Trip Meters (2)
Maintenance Minder™ System
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) 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
Intelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID) (5 Speed Automatic HF)back to top
Average Fuel Economy Indicator
Average Speed Indicator
Customizable Door Lock Settings
Customizable Interior Light Settings
Customizable Language Settings
Customizable Screen Color Settings
Customizable Wallpaper Settings
Digital Fuel-Mileage Indicators
Digital Odometer and Digital Trip Meters (2)
Elapsed Time Indicator
Maintenance Minder™ System
Miles-to-Empty Indicator
Welcome Screen