the 2006 generation Honda split the model into two different platforms, one primarily for the home market and North America and the other designed for the European market using a simpler rear suspension from the Honda Fit and more aggressive styling. As of 2006, a total of 16.5 million Civics had been sold worldwide, with 7.3 million of them in the United States. Although the North American and the home market model differ externally, they are mechanically identical. The European model is available as a three and five-door hatchback while the Japanese/North American model is available as either sedan or coupe. Both Si and Type-R trim levels continue although the Japanese and European Type-R while sharing the same size engine are mechanically different. In the US an improved version of the Si tuned by Honda tuner Mugen is offered featuring cosmetic alterations and changes to the suspension and exhaust system. The Acura version of the Civic not only received the design change, but also saw a new nameplate, changing from the Acura EL to the Acura CSX. In Japan starting March 2006, the Honda dealership sales channels called Honda Primo, Verno, and Clio were disbanded, and combined into one retail dealership called Honda Cars.
Online workshop Manual:
Engine oil: 3.7-4 liters @5,000kms
Havoline formula 10W30
Havoline synthetic 5w30
Genuine Honda (Total Repack) 5w30Transmission oilManual transmission) 1.4 L Fluid Change, 1.6 L at Overhaul @ 40,000kms.
Honda original MTF approx 1000Rs /liter
(Automatic transmission) 2.4 L at change, 5.9 L at overhaul @ 40,000kms
Honda original ATF approx 1000Rs /literBrake oil: 0.9 litre after 2 years
Honda Brake fluid. approx 1000Rs /liter
Hydraulic Clutch oil:
Honda Brake fluid.
Power steering oil: 1 litre @ 40,000kms
Honda genuine PSF. approx 1000Rs /liter
Coolant: Manual:5.2 liter Auto:5.5 liter @1,50,000kms or 4 years
Honda type 2 coolant
Brake pads change:
recommended @ 40,000kms
Genuine Honda pads or Original Nissin pads.
Fuel filter change @ 80,000kms
Air filter change @ 10,000kms
Use Honda filter. If any other then change earlier.
Spark plugs @ 80,000-1,00,000kms
NGK Laser Iridiums. IZFR6K11
Timing belt: Not required. Civic 8th gen has timing chain instead of belt which usually last a life time.
Tune-up @20,000 kms.
Throttle plate cleaned, valves adjusted, plugs cleaned/replaced and idle adjusted using HDS.
Best All rounder tires:
Yokohama dB Decible
Falken ZieX 912
Yokohama C Drive
Comfort:Yokohama C Drive
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