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CarComplaints.com Notes: Yes, the Honda Civic receives a lot of complaints because so many were sold. And sure, car parts only last so long and things eventually break. But it's never good to see this many transmission complaints, especially when the average mileage at failure is just north of 100,000 miles.

Especially when you consider that it's predecessor also has a nasty history with transmission complaints.

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NCAP 5-Star Crash Test & Rollover Safety Ratings

Driver FrontPassenger FrontDriver SidePassenger SideRollover
2002 Civic 2-DR.*****************not tested
2002 Civic 2-DR. Hatchback******************not tested
2002 Civic 2-DR. w/SAB********************not tested
2002 Civic 4-DR.******************not tested
2002 Civic 4-DR. w/SAB******************not tested
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IIHS Crash Test & Rollover Safety Ratings

Good Acceptable Marginal Poor

2002 Honda Civic 4-door sedan

Moderate Overlap FrontSmall Overlap FrontSideRearRollover
G Overall
G Head/Neck Injury
G Chest Injury
G Left Leg Injury
G Right Leg Injury
G Restraints
G Structure
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Not tested. Not tested. Not tested. Not tested.

Ratings only apply to the model and body or seat type tested. The date of manufacture and optional safety equipment can affect results. For full details see www.iihs.org.

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