Does A Honda Civic Have A Timing Belt Or Timing Chain?

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    Honda Civic Timing Overview (All Model Years)

    The Honda Civic is a subcompact car offered by Honda since 1972. They have a reputation of being sporty while still being economical and sporty.

    Model Years Engine Type (Engine Code) Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference
    Honda Civic 2006 - 2020all enginestiming chaininterference
    2002 - 20051.3L, 2.0Ltiming chaininterference
    2001 - 20051.7Ltiming beltinterference
    1988 - 2000all enginestiming beltinterference

    Scroll down for detailed information on your particular model year.

    Check Out Belt Or Chain For Other Makes And Models

    Note: Replacement intervals are broad recommendations and can be affected by age, weather conditions, running conditions etc. Check with the owner's manual/ manufacturer/ dealership.

    2006 And Newer Honda Civic - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2006 and newer Honda Civics are equipped with timing chains that are rated for the lifetime of the car and normally do not have to be replaced.

    2005 Honda Civic - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2005 Honda Civics apart from the Si and Hybrid models are equipped with a timing belt and interference engine. The Si and Hybrid models are equipped with a timing chain.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    DX D17A1 1.7L 117 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference110k normal, 60k severe
    LX D17A1 1.7L 117 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference110k normal, 60k severe
    EX D17A2 1.7L 127 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference110k normal, 60k severe
    Si K20A3 2.0L 160 hp 4-Cyltiming chaininterferencelifetime
    Hybrid 1.3L 85 hptiming chaininterferencelifetime

    2004 Honda Civic - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2004 Honda Civics apart from the Si and Hybrid models are equipped with a timing belt and interference engine. The Si and Hybrid models are equipped with a timing chain.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    DX D17A1 1.7L 117 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference110k normal, 60k severe
    LX D17A1 1.7L 117 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference110k normal, 60k severe
    EX D17A2 1.7L 127 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference110k normal, 60k severe
    Si K20A3 2.0L 160 hp 4-Cyltiming chaininterferencelifetime
    Hybrid 1.3L 85 hptiming chaininterferencelifetime

    2003 Honda Civic - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2003 Honda Civics apart from the Si and Hybrid models are equipped with a timing belt and interference engine. The Si and Hybrid models are equipped with a timing chain.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    DX D17A1 1.7L 117 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference110k normal, 60k severe
    LX D17A1 1.7L 117 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference110k normal, 60k severe
    EX D17A2 1.7L 127 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference110k normal, 60k severe
    Si K20A3 2.0L 160 hp 4-Cyltiming chaininterferencelifetime
    Hybrid 1.3L 85 hptiming chaininterferencelifetime

    2002 Honda Civic - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2002 Honda Civics apart from the Si model are equipped with a timing belt and interference engine. The Si is equipped with a timing chain.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    DX D17A1 1.7L 117 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference110k normal, 60k severe
    LX D17A1 1.7L 117 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference110k normal, 60k severe
    EX D17A2 1.7L 127 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference110k normal, 60k severe
    Si K20A3 2.0L 160 hp 4-Cyltiming chaininterferencelifetime

    2001 Honda Civic - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2001 Honda Civics apart from the Si model are equipped with a timing belt and interference engine.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    DX D17A1 1.7L 117 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference110k normal, 60k severe
    LX D17A1 1.7L 117 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference110k normal, 60k severe
    EX D17A2 1.7L 127 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference110k normal, 60k severe

    2000 Honda Civic - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2000 Honda Civics are equipped with a timing belt and interference engine.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    CX D16Y7 1.6L SOHC 106 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference105k normal, 60k severe
    DX D16Y7 1.6L SOHC 106 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference105k normal, 60k severe
    LX D16Y7 1.6L SOHC 106 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference105k normal, 60k severe
    EX D16Y8 1.6L SOHC 127 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference105k normal, 60k severe
    Si B16A2 1.6L DOHC 160 hptiming beltinterference105k normal, 60k severe

    1999 Honda Civic - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 1999 Honda Civics are equipped with a timing belt and interference engine.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    CX D16Y7 1.6L SOHC 106 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference105k normal, 60k severe
    DX D16Y7 1.6L SOHC 106 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference105k normal, 60k severe
    LX D16Y7 1.6L SOHC 106 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference105k normal, 60k severe
    EX D16Y8 1.6L SOHC 127 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference105k normal, 60k severe
    Si B16A2 1.6L DOHC 160 hptiming beltinterference105k normal, 60k severe

    1998 Honda Civic - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 1998 Honda Civics are equipped with a timing belt and interference engine.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    CX D16Y7 1.6L SOHC 106 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference105k normal, 60k severe
    DX D16Y7 1.6L SOHC 106 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference105k normal, 60k severe
    LX D16Y7 1.6L SOHC 106 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference105k normal, 60k severe
    EX D16Y8 1.6L SOHC 127 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference105k normal, 60k severe

    1997 Honda Civic - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 1997 Honda Civics are equipped with a timing belt and interference engine.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    CX D16Y7 1.6L SOHC 106 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference105k normal, 60k severe
    DX D16Y7 1.6L SOHC 106 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference105k normal, 60k severe
    LX D16Y7 1.6L SOHC 106 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference105k normal, 60k severe
    EX D16Y8 1.6L SOHC 127 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference105k normal, 60k severe

    1996 Honda Civic - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 1996 Honda Civics are equipped with a timing belt and interference engine.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    CX D16Y7 1.6L SOHC 106 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference105k normal, 60k severe
    DX D16Y7 1.6L SOHC 106 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference105k normal, 60k severe
    LX D16Y7 1.6L SOHC 106 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference105k normal, 60k severe
    EX D16Y8 1.6L SOHC 127 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference105k normal, 60k severe

    1995 Honda Civic - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 1995 Honda Civics are equipped with a timing belt and interference engine.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    CX D15B8 1.5L 70 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference90k normal, 60k severe
    DX D15B7 1.5L 102 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference90k normal, 60k severe
    LX D15B7 1.5L 102 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference90k normal, 60k severe
    EX D16Z6 1.6L 125 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference90k
    VX D15Z1 1.5L 92 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference90k normal, 60k severe
    Si D16Z6 1.6L 125 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference90k

    1994 Honda Civic - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 1994 Honda Civics are equipped with a timing belt and interference engine.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    CX D15B8 1.5L 70 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference90k normal, 60k severe
    DX D15B7 1.5L 102 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference90k normal, 60k severe
    LX D15B7 1.5L 102 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference90k normal, 60k severe
    EX D16Z6 1.6L 125 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference90k
    VX D15Z1 1.5L 92 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference90k normal, 60k severe
    Si D16Z6 1.6L 125 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference90k

    1993 Honda Civic - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 1993 Honda Civics are equipped with a timing belt and interference engine.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    CX D15B8 1.5L 70 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference90k normal, 60k severe
    DX D15B7 1.5L 102 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference90k normal, 60k severe
    LX D15B7 1.5L 102 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference90k normal, 60k severe
    EX D16Z6 1.6L 125 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference90k
    VX D15Z1 1.5L 92 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference90k normal, 60k severe
    Si D16Z6 1.6L 125 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference90k

    1992 Honda Civic - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 1992 Honda Civics are equipped with a timing belt and interference engine.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    CX D15B8 1.5L 70 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference90k normal, 60k severe
    DX D15B7 1.5L 102 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference90k normal, 60k severe
    LX D15B7 1.5L 102 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference90k normal, 60k severe
    EX D16Z6 1.6L 125 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference90k
    VX D15Z1 1.5L 92 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference90k normal, 60k severe
    Si D16Z6 1.6L 125 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference90k

    1991 Honda Civic - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 1991 Honda Civics are equipped with a timing belt and interference engine.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    STD D15B1 1.5L 70 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference60k
    DX D15B2 1.5L 92 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference60k
    LX D15B2 1.5L 92 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference60k
    EX D16A6 1.6L 105 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference90k
    Si D16A6 1.6L 108 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference90k
    Wagon 4WD D16A6 1.6L 105 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference90k
    Wagon FWD D15B2 1.5L 92 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference60k

    1990 Honda Civic - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 1990 Honda Civics are equipped with a timing belt and interference engine.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    STD D15B1 1.5L 70 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference60k
    DX D15B2 1.5L 92 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference60k
    LX D15B2 1.5L 92 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference60k
    EX D16A6 1.6L 105 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference90k
    Si D16A6 1.6L 108 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference90k
    Wagon 4WD D16A6 1.6L 105 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference90k
    Wagon FWD D15B2 1.5L 92 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference60k

    1989 Honda Civic - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 1989 Honda Civics are equipped with a timing belt and interference engine.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    STD D15B1 1.5L 70 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference60k
    DX D15B2 1.5L 92 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference60k
    LX D15B2 1.5L 92 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference60k
    EX D16A6 1.6L 105 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference90k
    Si D16A6 1.6L 108 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference90k
    Wagon 4WD D16A6 1.6L 105 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference90k
    Wagon FWD D15B2 1.5L 92 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference60k

    1988 Honda Civic - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 1988 Honda Civics are equipped with a timing belt and interference engine.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    STD D15B1 1.5L 70 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference60k
    DX D15B2 1.5L 92 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference60k
    LX D15B2 1.5L 92 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference60k
    EX D16A6 1.6L 105 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference90k
    Si D16A6 1.6L 108 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference90k
    Wagon 4WD D16A6 1.6L 105 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference90k
    Wagon FWD D15B2 1.5L 92 hp 4-Cyltiming beltinterference60k

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