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Honda Civic 2004

The 2004 Honda Civic range of configurations is currently priced from $4,500.

The 2004 Honda Civic carries a braked towing capacity of up to 1200 Kg, but check to ensure this applies to the configuration you're considering.

Honda Civic 2004 Price and Specs

The Honda Civic 2004 is currently available from $4,500 for the Civic GLi up to $8,800 for the Civic GLi.

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Honda Civic Model Body Type Specs Price from Price to
Vi Hatchback 1.7L ULP 4 SP AUTO $3,900 $6,270
Vi Hatchback 1.7L ULP 5 SP MAN $3,500 $5,720
GLi Sedan 1.7L ULP 4 SP AUTO $3,400 $5,500
GLi Sedan 1.7L ULP 5 SP MAN $2,600 $4,510
Hybrid Sedan 1.3L Hyb/ULP CVT AUTO $2,400 $4,070
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Honda Civic 2004 Dimensions

Dimensions for the 2004 Honda Civic are dependent on which body type is chosen. The maximum width and height is 1715mm x 1495mm and can vary on the basis of model.

Dimensions for the Honda Civic 2004 Dimensions  include 1495mm height, 1695mm width, 4285mm length.
Honda Civic Model Body Type Height x Width x Length Ground Clearance
VI Hatchback 1495x1695x4285 mm 112 mm
GLI Sedan 1440x1715x4450 mm 113 mm
Hybrid Sedan 1430x1715x4470 mm 111 mm
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Honda Civic 2004 Q&As

Check out real-world situations relating to the Honda Civic here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.

  • Is the 2021 Toyota Corolla air conditioning system reliable?

    The CVT you’re referring to is actually the car’s transmission rather than its engine. And since the engine is what drives the air-conditioning compressor, it’s the engine’s power and torque that determines whether the car still drives nicely with the air-conditioning switched on, not whether the transmission is a CVT or any other type.

    But I think I know what you are referring to. And that is how well the car’s engine and its CVT transmission are matched. Sometimes, a transmission can gobble up a fair bit of horsepower and torque and that can take the edge off performance. Throw the switch on the air-conditioning and there’s even more load on the engine, making it feel even less perky. In that sense, I think the Corolla as the newer design would have a more efficient transmission and that could mean that it feels the load less than the older Honda might and, therefore, holds on to more of its original performance.

    But the second thing you mentioned, that your car’s air-con doesn’t really keep up at temperatures over 30 degrees is more likely to be a problem with the air-con itself. You might find that a five-year-old car (such as your Honda is) is ready for the air-conditioning system to be serviced and perhaps even re-gassed, which might just return it to better health. For the record, Toyota’s have always had some of the best-performing air-conditioning systems in the business over the years, and I very much doubt that a 30-degree day would tax the air-con in a new Corolla one iota.

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  • What is the best small car for under $30000?

    You don't need to spend $30,000 to get a great small car to run around town in. A Suzuki Swift GL Navigator from $17,690 plus on-road costs ($1000 more for the auto) makes for an excellent choice, with a surprisingly roomy interior, a refined, frugal and lively engine, great handling and superb reliability. Great value for money, in other words.

    Moving on from there, to the next size up and in our order of preference, are the Mazda 3, Ford Focus Active, Volkswagen Golf, Toyota Corolla Hatch, Honda Civic (turbo only) and Subaru Impreza. All are quality small cars that should fit the bill perfectly.

    There's also merit in considering a small SUV, chiefly because their higher roofline and loftier seating positions make them easier to get in and out as well as see out of. Our value pick is the Kia Seltos S with Safety Pack. The Mazda CX-30 and Toyota C-HR are also high-quality and refined choices, though they're right at the cusp of your budget so you may have to search for a discounted demo model. Going small SUV does  mean extra outlay, but they do generally offer better resale value, as their popularity seems endless.

    As you can see, there's lots of choice, so take your time, drive the ones you like the look of, and see which feels best. Out of scores of alternatives, these 10 are our top recommendations at under $30K.

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  • Honda Civic 2002: Why does it only drive without the petrol cap on?

    I think what’s happening when you open the fuel cap, Frank, is not a release of pressure, but rather a release of vacuum. As your car uses petrol, the level in the tank gets lower. If the tank can’t `breathe’, allowing air to fill that space in the tank, a vacuum is created. Eventually, the vacuum becomes so powerful that the car’s fuel pump can no longer drag fuel from the tank to the engine and the car stalls.

    When you remove the fuel cap, hey presto, the vacuum is released and the fuel pump can do its thing once more. In modern cars, this is often caused by the charcoal canister (a part of the pollution-control equipment) becoming clogged and not allowing air back into the fuel tank. I’ve actually seen cases so bad that the vacuum has actually collapsed the fuel tank under the car (must have been a powerful fuel pump).

    Driving around with no fuel cap on is both dangerous and illegal (it renders those pollution controls useless because it allows fuel to evaporate into the atmosphere) so the solution is to find out where the blockage is and replace the relevant parts. Like I said, I’d start with the charcoal canister in the engine bay. It could even be that dust or dirt is blocking one of the rubber hoses that link the pollution gear systems. It might seem like a big problem, but from the symptoms you’ve listed, I think it’ll be an easy fix.

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  • Honda Civic 2018: Does this car have Satellite Navigation?

    Honda’s solution to navigation was to equip its lower-spec Civics of this period with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto which allowed you to use the navigation apps on your smartphone to interface with the car’s info screen. If you wanted stand-alone, factory satellite navigation, you needed to spend up a bit bigger and buy the VTi-LX version of the Civic which had a Garmin system that also featured live traffic updates.

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Honda Civic 2004 Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption for the 2004 Honda Civic is dependent on the type of engine, transmission, or model chosen. The Honda Civic currently offers fuel consumption from 5.2 to 7.6L/100km. The Honda Civic is available with the following fuel types: ULP and Hyb/ULP.

Honda Civic Model Body Type Specs Fuel Consumption
VI Hatchback 1.7L,ULP,5 SP MAN 6.8L/100km
VI Hatchback 1.7L,ULP,4 SP AUTO 7.6L/100km
GLI Sedan 1.7L,ULP,5 SP MAN 6.9L/100km
Hybrid Sedan 1.3L,Hyb/ULP,CVT AUTO 5.2L/100km
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Honda Civic 2004 Wheel size

Wheel size for the 2004 Honda Civic will vary depending on model chosen, although keep in mind that many manufacturers offer alternate wheel sizes as options on many models.The wheel size available will alter the range of tyres available to be fitted. Standard wheel sizes on the Honda Civic vary from 14x5.5 inches to 15x6 inches.

Honda Civic Model Body Type Front Tyre Size Front Rim Rear Tyre Size Rear Rim
VI Hatchback 195x60 R15 15x6 inches 195x60 R15 15x6 inches
GLI Sedan 185x70 R14 14x5.5 inches 185x70 R14 14x5.5 inches
Hybrid Sedan 185x70 R14 14x5.5 inches 185x70 R14 14x5.5 inches
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Honda Civic 2004 Towing capacity

The Honda Civic has maximum towing capacity of 1200kg. Some models also offer heavy-duty or towing option packs which can increase towing capacity, as well as options which can hamper towing capacity. Towing capacities can vary wildly on a large number of factors. These include engine, transmission, model, and options chosen. Always check with the manufacturer or in your vehicles handbook before attempting to tow anything.

Honda Civic Model Body Type Specs Braked Capacity
VI Hatchback 1.7L,ULP,5 SP MAN 1200kg
VI Hatchback 1.7L,ULP,4 SP AUTO 1200kg
GLI Sedan 1.7L,ULP,5 SP MAN 1200kg
GLI Sedan 1.7L,ULP,4 SP AUTO 1200kg
Hybrid Sedan 1.3L,Hyb/ULP,CVT AUTO 1200kg
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