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2004 Honda Civic

Small car
2001 Honda Civic 4-door sedan shown
2001 Honda Civic 4-door sedan shown
Crashworthiness
  • Moderate overlap front
    G
  • Head restraints & seats
    P

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Side airbags: front seat-mounted torso airbags (optional)
2
Antilock brakes (optional)
Model year Front overlap SideRoof strengthHead restraints & seatsFront crash prevention
SmallModerate
2015
G
G
G
G
G
Crash avoidance rating
Basic
2014
G
G
G
G
G
Crash avoidance rating
Basic
2013
G
G
G
G
G
Crash avoidance rating
Basic
2012
G
G
G
G
Crash avoidance rating
2011
G
G
G
G
Crash avoidance rating
2010
G
G
G
G
Crash avoidance rating
2009
G
G
G
G
Crash avoidance rating
2008
G
G
G
G
Crash avoidance rating
2007
G
G
G
G
Crash avoidance rating
2006
G
G
G
G
Crash avoidance rating
2005
G
P
Crash avoidance rating
2004
G
P
Crash avoidance rating
2003
G
P
Crash avoidance rating
2002
G
Crash avoidance rating
2001
G
Crash avoidance rating
2000
A
Crash avoidance rating
1999
A
Crash avoidance rating
1998
A
Crash avoidance rating
1997
A
Crash avoidance rating
1996
A
Crash avoidance rating

Applies to 2001-05 models

Overall evaluation
G
Structure and safety cage
G
Injury measures
Head/neck
G
Chest
G
Leg/foot, left
G
Leg/foot, right
G
Restraints and dummy kinematics
G
Important: Frontal crash test ratings should be compared only among vehicles of similar weight.

The Honda Civic was redesigned for the 2001 model year.

Injury measures

Mesures taken from the dummy indicate a low risk of any significant injuries in a crash of this severity. Head accelerations from the roof rail and B-pillar hits were low.

Restraints and dummy kinematics

Dummy movement was well controlled. During rebound, the dummy's head hit the roof rail and B-pillar.

Tested vehicle specifications

Tested vehicle2001 Honda Civic LX 4-door
Weight 2,507 lbs.
Side airbagsnone
Wheelbase103 in.
Length175 in.
Width67 in.
Engine1.7 L 4-cylinder
EPA ratings30 mpg city / 38 mpg highway

How this test is conducted

Measures of occcupant compartment intrusion on driver side

Test IDCF00031
Footwell intrusion
Footrest (cm)8
Left (cm)11
Center (cm)11
Right (cm)10
Brake pedal (cm)8
Instrument panel rearward movement
Left (cm)-3
Right (cm)-2
Steering column movement
Upward (cm)1
Rearward (cm)1
A-pillar rearward movement (cm)0

Driver injury measures

Test IDCF00031
Head
HIC-15468
Peak gs at hard contact22
Neck
Tension (kN)2.6
Extension bending moment (Nm)30
Maximum Nij 0.50
Chest maximum compression (mm)39
Legs
Femur force - left (kN)2.8
Femur force - right (kN)0.7
Knee displacement - left (mm)0
Knee displacement - right (mm)2
Maximum tibia index - left0.37
Maximum tibia index - right0.77
Tibia axial force - left (kN)2.0
Tibia axial force - right (kN)1.9
Foot acceleration (g)
Left126
Right42

Applies to 2003-05 models

Overall evaluation
P
Dynamic rating
P
Seat/head restraint geometry
G
Important: Ratings for head restraints & seats should be compared only among vehicles of similar weight.

Seat type

All seats

How this test is conducted

Seat typeAll seats
Geometry
Backset (mm)62
Distance below top of head (mm)45
Seat design parameters
Pass/failFail
Max T1 acceleration (g)12.5
Head contact time (ms)99
Force rating3
Neck forces
Max neck shear force (N)299
Max neck tension (N)1,149

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