Honda Civic Bolt Pattern (2006-2022)

The Honda Civic is one of the most reliable and most popular sedas on the road. Known for having just enough bells and whistles and for being rock-solid reliable, the Honda Civic is found in parking lots and driveways across America. 

All Honda Civic sedans made between 2006 and now have a bolt pattern of 5×4.5 inches (5×114.3mm) and a 2.52 inch (64.1mm) center bore. The Honda Civic uses 5 lug nuts that have a thread size of M12 x 1.5. These lug nuts must be tightened down with 80 ft lbs of pressure.

This information is useful, sure. But it’s not everything you need to know. There is more to learn about the Honda Civic other than its bolt pattern.

In this article, we will go over each recent Honda Civic generation in detail. We will provide links for the exact lug nuts you need for your car, and we will go over the tire and rim combinations for each engine in each recent Honda Civic generation. 

Honda Civic Bolt Pattern

Honda Civic Bolt Pattern

Year RangeBolt PatternCenter BoreLug NutsThread SizeTorque Specification
2006 –  20115×4.5 inches (5×114.3mm)2.52 inches (64.1mm)5M12 x 1.580 ft lbs
2012 –  20155×4.5 inches (5×114.3mm)2.52 inches (64.1mm)5M12 x 1.580 ft lbs
2016 –  20185×4.5 inches (5×114.3mm)2.52 inches (64.1mm)5M12 x 1.580 ft lbs
2019 –  current5×4.5 inches (5×114.3mm)2.52 inches (64.1mm)5M12 x 1.580 ft lbs
Honda Civic Bolt Pattern

Honda Civic Wheel Fitment Guide

If you intend on doing any wheel or tire work on your sensible sedan, you will need to know more than just the Honda Civic bolt pattern. Sure, we have already outlined all the factors that need to be taken into consideration such as the center bore diameter, lug nut torque, and lug nut thread size, but now it’s time to step into the world of Honda Civic tire and rim options. 

2006 – 2011

If you have a Honda Civic from this era that is equipped with the tiny 1.3L 110 HP engine, it uses a tire size of 195/65R15 and a standard rim size of 6Jx15 ET45. If, however, you have the more powerful 1.8L 140 HP engine, your Honda Civic has a tire size of 195/65R15 or 205/55R16 and a rim size of 6Jx15 ET45 or 6.5Jx16 ET45.

If you have the top end Honda Civic from this era that has the 2.0L 197 HP engine, it will use a tire size of 215/45R17 and a rim size of 7Jx17 ET45.

Engine SizeHorse PowerTire  SizesRim SizesBolt  Pattern
1.3L I4110 HP195/65R156Jx15 ET455×4.5 inches (5×114.3mm)
1.8L I4140 HP195/65R15, 205/55R166Jx15 ET45, 6.5Jx16 ET455×4.5 inches (5×114.3mm)
2.0L I4197 HP215/45R177Jx17 ET455×4.5 inches (5×114.3mm)

2012 – 2015

The base level Honda Civic from this era comes with a 110 HP 1.5L engine and uses a tire size of 195/65R15 and a rim size of 6Jx15 ET45. The slightly more up-market 1.8L 110HP Honda Civic uses a tire size of 195/65R15 and a rim size of 6Jx15 ET45.

If you have the more powerful Honda Civic 143 HP 1.8L Honda Civic, then it will use a tire size of either 195/65R15 or 205/55R16. Rim sizes for this version of the Honda Civic are either 6Jx15 ET45 or 6.5Jx16 ET45.

If you have the top end Honda Civic from this range of years with the 205 HP 2.4L engine, it will use a tire size of 225/40R18 and a rim size of 7.5Jx18 ET47.

Engine SizeHorse PowerTire  SizesRim SizesBolt  Pattern
1.5L I4110 HP195/65R156Jx15 ET455×4.5 inches (5×114.3mm)
1.8L I4110 HP195/65R156Jx15 ET455×4.5 inches (5×114.3mm)
1.8L I4143 HP195/65R15, 205/55R166Jx15 ET45, 6.5Jx16 ET455×4.5 inches (5×114.3mm)
2.4L I4205 HP225/40R187.5Jx18 ET475×4.5 inches (5×114.3mm)

2016 – 2018

If your Honda Civic has the 1.5L 174 HP VTEC engine, then it will use a tire size of 215/50R17 and a rim size of 7Jx17 ET45. For Honda Civics from this era with the more powerful 158 HP  2.0L VTEC engine, a tire size of 215/55R16 and a rim size of 7Jx16 ET45 is used.

Engine SizeHorse PowerTire  SizesRim SizesBolt  Pattern
1.5L VTEC I4174 HP215/50R177Jx17 ET455×4.5 inches (5×114.3mm)
2.0L i-VTEC I4158 HP215/55R167Jx16 ET455×4.5 inches (5×114.3mm)

2019 – 2022

For Honda Civics from this era that use the 1.5L 174 HP VTEC engine, a tire size of 215/50R17 or 235/40R18 is used. Rim sizes for this Civic are either 7Jx17 ET45 or 8Jx18 ET50.

If you have the slightly more powerful 180 HP version of the 1.5L VTEC Honda Civic, it will use a tire size of 215/55R16, 215/50R17, or 235/40R18 and a rim size of 7Jx16 ET45, 7Jx17 ET45, or 8Jx18 ET50.

But wait, there are 2 more versions of the 1.5L engine. 

The 205HP version uses a tire size of 235/40ZR18 and a rim size of 8Jx18 ET50. The 200 hp version uses a tire size of 235/40R18 or 235/40ZR18. Rim sizes for this version of the Honda Civic are either 8Jx18 ET50 or 8Jx18 ET50.

Finally, for Honda Civics that have the 158 HP 2.0 VTEC engine, a tire size of either 215/55R16 or 235/40R18 is mounted onto either a 7Jx16 ET45 or 8Jx18 ET50 rim.

Engine SizeHorse PowerTire  SizesRim SizesBolt  Pattern
1.5L VTEC I4174 HP215/50R17, 235/40R187Jx17 ET45, 8Jx18 ET505×4.5 inches (5×114.3mm)
1.5L VTEC I4205 HP235/40ZR188Jx18 ET505×4.5 inches (5×114.3mm)
1.5L VTEC I4180 HP215/55R16, 215/50R17,  235/40R187Jx16 ET45, 7Jx17 ET45, 8Jx18 ET505×4.5 inches (5×114.3mm)
1.5L VTEC I4200 HP235/40R18, 235/40ZR188Jx18 ET50, 8Jx18 ET505×4.5 inches (5×114.3mm)
2.0L i-VTEC158 HP215/55R16, 235/40R187Jx16 ET45, 8Jx18 ET505×4.5 inches (5×114.3mm)

Properly Tightening The Bolts

The Honda Civic uses 5 lug nuts that have to be tightened down in a crisscross pattern. You also have to secure them with a specific amount of torque. This, as you might imagine, can be found in the Honda Civic user manual, but we also put it here for you. 

The first thing you need to do is put the lug nuts with a hand wrench or even by hand at first. Make sure not to tighten the lug nuts down all the way at this point. The goal is to just get all the lug nuts on there. In fact, if you tighten them all the way right now, it will make it very hard to get all of them torqued with an even amount of pressure.

Once you get all the nuts on the bolts, use a torque wrench to tighten the Honda Civic lug nuts in a criss cross pattern to 80 ft lbs.

When To Rotate Honda Civic Tires

Tires last about 75,000 miles or 5 years, whichever comes first. It is important to remember that air and moisture can damage your tires just as much as miles do. Remember, after a few years, the rubber that tires are mode of will begin to dry rot. After that process advances past a certain point, your tires become unsafe to drive on, even if they don’t have many miles on them.

So, make sure to rotate your Honda Civic tires at regular intervals. Doing so will ensure that they last the full 75,000 miles. Due to the fact that the wheels in a vehicle are not mounted perfectly straight and parallel to one another, they wear out in an uneven manner. This unavoidable imperfection makes it necessary to rotate your tires. 

Just like any other vehicle, the best time to rotate Honda Civic tires is about every 7,500 miles. Rotating tires is easy. All you have to do is swap the rear tires to the front and the front tires to the rear. In the process, swap them right to left while you’re at it.

Conclusion

The Honda Civic is and will more than likely always be one of the most popular cars in America. It makes sense. The Honda civic is reasonably powerful and recent generations are quite spacious inside. Honda Civics are also known to be among the most reliable vehicles on the road. Regardless of how reliable, sporty, and spacious your car is, you will eventually need to know the Honda Civic bolt pattern. 

If your Honda Civic was manufactured between 2006 and now, it will have a bolt pattern of 5×4.5 inches (5×114.3mm) and a center bore of 2.52 inches (64.1mm). All recent Honda Civics use 5 lug nuts that have a thread size of M12 x 1.5. The lug nuts on a Honda Civic must be secured with 80 ft lbs of pressure.

We hope this article helped you learn more about the Honda Civic bolt pattern. Thanks for reading!

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