Honda Civic Depreciation

A Honda Civic will depreciate 42% after 5 years and have a 5 year resale value of $13,832.

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 13,500 miles per year, and assumes a purchase price of $23,726 when new. Key in your purchase price, expected ownership period and estimated annual miles driven into our depreciation calculator, and we'll predict an expected resale value just for you.

Honda Civic Depreciation

Years Old Depreciation Residual Value Resale Value Mileage Resale Year
1 $3,706 84.38% $20,020 13,500 2021
2 $5,127 78.39% $18,599 27,000 2022
3 $6,570 72.31% $17,156 40,500 2023
4 $8,185 65.50% $15,541 54,000 2024
5 $9,894 58.30% $13,832 67,500 2025
6 $11,462 51.69% $12,264 81,000 2026
7 $12,703 46.46% $11,023 94,500 2027
8 $14,468 39.02% $9,258 108,000 2028
9 $15,597 34.26% $8,129 121,500 2029
10 $16,188 31.77% $7,538 135,000 2030
Years Old Depreciation Residual Value Resale Value
1 $3,706 84.38% $20,020
2 $5,127 78.39% $18,599
3 $6,570 72.31% $17,156
4 $8,185 65.50% $15,541
5 $9,894 58.30% $13,832
6 $11,462 51.69% $12,264
7 $12,703 46.46% $11,023
8 $14,468 39.02% $9,258
9 $15,597 34.26% $8,129
10 $16,188 31.77% $7,538

Honda Civic Depreciation Calculator

Current Vehicle Age
Current Price
Own it For
Annual Miles

If you purchase a used Honda Civic that is 2 years old, then you could save $5,127 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 $4,767. 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.

The Best Model Years to Buy a Honda Civic

The 2019 Honda Civic is our top pick for the best model year value for the Civic. With the 2019, you would only pay, on average, 84% of the price as new, with 92% of the vehicle's useful life remaining. The 2018 and 2017 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
2020 $23,726 $23,726 $187 $0 0% 100%
2019 $23,273 $19,853 $215 $3,873 16.32% 84.38% Best
2018 $22,902 $18,221 $268 $1,632 8.22% 78.39% Better
2017 $22,867 $16,883 $348 $1,338 7.34% 72.31% Better
2016 $22,771 $15,314 $400 $1,569 9.29% 65.5% Good
2015 $21,139 $12,832 $507 $2,482 16.21% 58.3% Good
2014 $21,042 $11,577 $701 $1,255 9.78% 51.69%
2013 $21,289 $10,684 $793 $893 7.71% 46.46%
2012 $21,147 $9,107 $855 $1,577 14.76% 39.02%
2011 $19,877 $7,786 $976 $1,321 14.51% 34.26%
2010 $19,733 $7,273 $1,003 $513 6.59% 31.77%
2009 $19,589 $6,803 $1,149 $470 6.46% 28.86%
2008 $19,276 $6,006 $1,356 $797 11.72% 24.12%
Year Price % Paid Value Rank
2020 $23,726 100%
2019 $19,853 84.38% Best
2018 $18,221 78.39% Better
2017 $16,883 72.31% Better
2016 $15,314 65.5% Good
2015 $12,832 58.3% Good
2014 $11,577 51.69%
2013 $10,684 46.46%
2012 $9,107 39.02%
2011 $7,786 34.26%
2010 $7,273 31.77%
2009 $6,803 28.86%
2008 $6,006 24.12%

Considering financing? Try our Honda Civic Loan Calculator, which will steer you away from unattractive loan structures that put you in a bad financial position relative to the value of your vehicle. Customize a loan structure that is right for you, or try some basic options, No Money Down, 10% Down and 20% Down. Important Note: CarEdge.com does NOT offer auto financing, or are we affiliated with any financing sources. We provide this information in the hope that you can make a more informed purchasing decision.

Honda Civic Review

Honda Civic Photos

Our Favorite Honda Civic Photo

About Our Data and "Useful Lifespan"

We aggregate and analyze millions of automotive data points from a variety of sources, including some of the industry's leading data providers. The historical depreciation tables, charts, values and overall rankings are conducted on a semi-annual basis, with our most recent update published in September 2020.

While the "Useful Lifespan" of a vehicle will vary greatly from one model to the next, and even one owner to the next, we have determined that twelve years is the most appropriate timeframe which will yield us good, usable data - and that any data beyond that timeframe becomes more dispersed, and ultimately less reliable. Moreover, maintenance costs beyond that timeframe become significantly more varied, as a vehicle owner's care of a particular vehicle will greatly impact its value, and ongoing maintenance costs. We are very much hopeful, however, that your car or truck will last well beyond twelve years, and that it gets you to where you want to go.

If you would like to know more about our data and process, check out our FAQ here.