Honda Civic Depreciation

A Honda Civic will depreciate 39% after 5 years and have a 5 year resale value of $14,642.

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.

Honda Civic Depreciation Calculator

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Honda Civic Depreciation

Years Old Depreciation Residual Value Resale Value Mileage Resale Year
1 $3,317 86.15% $20,636 12,000 2022
2 $5,466 77.18% $18,487 24,000 2023
3 $6,755 71.80% $17,198 36,000 2024
4 $7,193 69.97% $16,760 48,000 2025
5 $9,311 61.13% $14,642 60,000 2026
6 $10,714 55.27% $13,239 72,000 2027
7 $12,525 47.71% $11,428 84,000 2028
8 $13,651 43.01% $10,302 96,000 2029
9 $16,192 32.40% $7,761 108,000 2030
10 $16,947 29.25% $7,006 120,000 2031

Honda Civic Depreciation

Years Old Depreciation Residual Value Resale Value
1 $3,317 86.15% $20,636
2 $5,466 77.18% $18,487
3 $6,755 71.80% $17,198
4 $7,193 69.97% $16,760
5 $9,311 61.13% $14,642
6 $10,714 55.27% $13,239
7 $12,525 47.71% $11,428
8 $13,651 43.01% $10,302
9 $16,192 32.40% $7,761
10 $16,947 29.25% $7,006

Buying a Honda Civic New vs Used

If you purchase a used Honda Civic that is 2 years old, then you could save $5,466 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 $3,845. 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 $1,606 per year. This adds up to around $8,030 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 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, 77% of the price as new, with 83% of the vehicle's useful life remaining. The 2020 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 $183 $0 0% 100% Good
2020 $23,726 $20,655 $214 $3,298 13.77% 86.15% Better
2019 $23,273 $18,223 $262 $2,432 11.77% 77.18% Best
2018 $22,902 $16,782 $339 $1,441 7.91% 71.8% Better
2017 $22,867 $16,402 $403 $380 2.26% 69.97%
2016 $22,771 $14,424 $504 $1,978 12.06% 61.13% Good
2015 $21,139 $12,392 $708 $2,032 14.09% 55.27%
2014 $21,042 $10,829 $790 $1,563 12.61% 47.71%
2013 $21,289 $10,022 $865 $807 7.45% 43.01%
2012 $21,147 $7,828 $977 $2,194 21.89% 32.4%
2011 $19,877 $6,806 $992 $1,022 13.06% 29.25%
2010 $19,733 $5,525 $1,112 $1,281 18.82% 28%
2009 $19,589 $5,717 $1,286 +$192 -3.48% 22.62%
Year Price % Paid Value Rank
2021 $23,953 100% Good
2020 $20,655 86.15% Better
2019 $18,223 77.18% Best
2018 $16,782 71.8% Better
2017 $16,402 69.97%
2016 $14,424 61.13% Good
2015 $12,392 55.27%
2014 $10,829 47.71%
2013 $10,022 43.01%
2012 $7,828 32.4%
2011 $6,806 29.25%
2010 $5,525 28%
2009 $5,717 22.62%

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: