Honda Civic Depreciation

A Honda Civic will depreciate 37% after 5 years and have a 5 year resale value of $15,122.

The Honda Civic has been one of the best values on the road for ages. It holds its value well, its maintenance record is stellar, and it's pretty much a problem-free vehicle. Whether buying new or used, you really can't go wrong, provided that you don't pay more than you need to. Buy one, and put 300,000 miles on it - just remember to change the oil every now and then.

The chart below shows the expected depreciation for the next 10 years. These results are for vehicles in good condition, averaging 12,000 miles per year. It also assumes a selling price of $23,953 when new. Enter your purchase price, expected ownership period and estimated miles driven annually. Our depreciation calculator will predict an expected resale value for the Honda Civic.

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Honda Civic Depreciation

Years Old Depreciation Residual Value Resale Value Mileage Resale Year
1 $3,020 87.39% $20,933 12,000 2022
2 $4,527 81.10% $19,426 24,000 2023
3 $6,074 74.64% $17,879 36,000 2024
4 $7,054 70.55% $16,899 48,000 2025
5 $8,831 63.13% $15,122 60,000 2026
6 $10,422 56.49% $13,531 72,000 2027
7 $11,701 51.15% $12,252 84,000 2028
8 $12,987 45.78% $10,966 96,000 2029
9 $14,827 38.10% $9,126 108,000 2030
10 $15,833 33.90% $8,120 120,000 2031

Honda Civic Depreciation

Years Old Depreciation Residual Value Resale Value
1 $3,020 87.39% $20,933
2 $4,527 81.10% $19,426
3 $6,074 74.64% $17,879
4 $7,054 70.55% $16,899
5 $8,831 63.13% $15,122
6 $10,422 56.49% $13,531
7 $11,701 51.15% $12,252
8 $12,987 45.78% $10,966
9 $14,827 38.10% $9,126
10 $15,833 33.90% $8,120

Buying a Honda Civic New vs Used

If you purchase a used Honda Civic that is 2 years old, then you could save $4,527 compared to buying new, and still have a relatively new model with plenty of useful life remaining. If you plan to keep this vehicle for 3 years then your total cost of depreciation would be $4,304. Try other age and ownership length combinations, or different vehicles to see if you can find depreciation sweetspots where this cost is the lowest. Hint: Try vehicles between 2 and 4 years old, as brand new vehicles depreciate quickly. Also, if this is a recently released model and buying a few years old isn't possible, consider another vehicle, or perhaps wait until more used Civic models become available.

What About Honda Civic Insurance Costs?

The average cost to insure a Honda Civic is about $1,537 per year. This adds up to around $7,685 after 5 years of vehicle ownership. Unlike depreciation, this expense can often be lowered by shopping around for lower insurance premiums. Comparing quotes will ensure that you are not overpaying if you already own a Honda Civic. Or, if you are just researching, then it would be money-wise to know this cost before buying. Try our Competitive Quote Tool or the form below to get free quotes. Advertising Disclosure

The Best Model Years to Buy a Honda Civic

The 2020 Honda Civic is our top pick for the best model year value for the Civic. With the 2020, you would only pay, on average, 87% of the price as new, with 92% of the vehicle's useful life remaining. The 2019 and 2018 model years are also attractive years for the Civic, and provide a relatively good value. Our rankings consider multiple factors, including the Civic's price as new, current price, maintenance costs and remaining years of overall predictabe expenses. Our top ranked model year represents the most car for the money of the Honda Civic models.

Honda Civic Historical Depreciation

Year New Price Current Price Maintenance $ Decline % Decline % Paid Value Rating
2021 $23,953 $23,953 $188 $0 0% 100%
2020 $23,726 $20,950 $216 $3,003 12.54% 87.39% Best
2019 $23,273 $19,142 $268 $1,808 8.63% 81.1% Better
2018 $22,902 $17,442 $348 $1,700 8.88% 74.64% Better
2017 $22,867 $16,534 $401 $908 5.21% 70.55% Good
2016 $22,771 $14,883 $507 $1,651 9.99% 63.13% Good
2015 $21,139 $12,644 $702 $2,239 15.04% 56.49%
2014 $21,042 $11,558 $794 $1,086 8.59% 51.15%
2013 $21,289 $10,602 $855 $956 8.27% 45.78%
2012 $21,147 $9,033 $977 $1,569 14.8% 38.1%
2011 $19,877 $7,741 $1,003 $1,292 14.3% 33.9%
2010 $19,733 $7,113 $1,150 $628 8.11% 30.22%
2009 $19,589 $6,754 $1,357 $359 5.05% 27.55%
Year Price % Paid Value Rank
2021 $23,953 100%
2020 $20,950 87.39% Best
2019 $19,142 81.1% Better
2018 $17,442 74.64% Better
2017 $16,534 70.55% Good
2016 $14,883 63.13% Good
2015 $12,644 56.49%
2014 $11,558 51.15%
2013 $10,602 45.78%
2012 $9,033 38.1%
2011 $7,741 33.9%
2010 $7,113 30.22%
2009 $6,754 27.55%

Honda Civic Depreciation Rankings

Depreciation Rankings

We've ranked over 200 models from best to worst for Depreciation. See where the Honda Civic ranks for Depreciation compared to other vehicles. Also check out how the Civic stacks up in our rankings for Maintenance, Insurance and Overall Costs.

Depreciation Rankings

Other Honda Civic Costs of Ownership

Finding a car or truck that saves on depreciation costs is important. But, it's also imperative to view all major Honda Civic costs. This will ensure that you are finding the vehicle that provides you the best value, at the lowest cost. We've created tools that will also help you to save on the following ownership expenses: