HONDA CIVIC HYBRID

Compact, over $18,000

Honda Civic Hybrid

When the value of a Honda Civic is enhanced with the fuel efficiency of a hybrid, the result is an unbeatable combination in this Compact, over $18,000 segment. In all three annual mileage scenarios that we measured, the Civic Hybrid dominated the best value rating. In fact, this vehicle could claim to be the best value of them all, with its measured cost of ownership over 20% lower than expected.
 
2007 Honda Civic Hybrid 4D Sedan*
Cost Item Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5 Total
Depreciation:  $4,977 $1,955 $1,852 $1,749 $1,647 $12,180
Fees & Taxes includes a Federal Tax Credit for Hybrids of $2100 : -763 88 92 80 85 ($418)
Finance:  1316 1061 787 493 179 $3,836
Fuel:  694 719 744 771 798 $3,726
Insurance:  1489 1497 1504 1512 1519 $7,521
Maintenance:  147 193 1094 354 226 $2,014
Opportunity Cost: 237 417 642 846 1065 $3,207
Repairs:  0 0 166 276 276 $718
Total $8,097 $5,930 $6,880 $6,082 $5,794 $32,784
*The data displayed here is for the specific model and trim identified.  The award is based on an average of all trims combined as of January 2007.

 

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