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#32 of 41 Re: Honda Civic 2013 battery drain [ignacio55]
Apr 05, 2013 (1:13 am)
Hello, i was thinking about leasing a 2013 honda civic, how much did you put down? How much was the final price? how much is your monthly payment? Also how many months is the lease for? Sorry for all the questions just inquiring, thank you!
#33 of 41 Leasing a 2013 honda civic
Apr 05, 2013 (1:15 am)
Hello im interested in leasing a 2013 honda civic, anyone can give me advice or information. as far as how much is your monthly payment? how much did you put down, how many months is the lease for? all information will be appreciated thank you!
#34 of 41 Re: Leasing a 2013 honda civic [mrgraves1]
Apr 05, 2013 (6:59 am)
In Dec 2012 I leased one. Final monthly payment after all taxes etc was $225 for 36 months. Down payment was $2500. Kicker is the $.30 per mile after 12000 miles per year.
#35 of 41 Re: Leasing a 2013 honda civic [mrgraves1]
by kirstie_h HOST
Apr 05, 2013 (7:32 am)
This discussion is about a battery drain issue on Civics & Accords. You'll have better luck getting feedback on your leasing question here:
Honda Civic Lease Questions
#36 of 41 Re: Leasing a 2013 honda civic [kirstie_h]
Apr 05, 2013 (7:46 am)
Well, the way the discussion is titled, it could be about the 2012 Civic OR the battery drain issue. So technically the OP is correct.
#37 of 41 Re: Leasing a 2013 honda civic [jipster]
by kirstie_h HOST
Apr 05, 2013 (7:54 am)
Sure, but he's looking to lease a 2013, and it's not that he's not welcome to post here; just that the lease questions discussion is pretty active and he'll get more feedback there.
#38 of 41 2012 Honda Civic Battery Drain
May 05, 2013 (9:15 pm)
We have all experienced multiple dead batteries . Our dealers know the problem exists . They are sympathetic, without squabble they replace the battery and get reimbursed by Honda. Honda is getting hit with battery costs from all over the world but is cheaper to ride this out until the warranty expires and then drill us on any more batteries. Recalls are expensive and hurt brand name so government pressure is the only answer. But who we contact with the clout to help us? Please do not say no one will listen.
#39 of 41 Re: 2012 Honda Civic Battery Drain
May 06, 2013 (9:43 am)
My 2013 Civic LX often sits for 3-5 days without being driven but starts right up every single time. Bought it a little over a month ago and love it!
Maybe the culprit could be the security alarm, since it is standard on all 2012-13 Civics except the DX I believe.
The only problem I have is mice making the engine compartment their home... made the battery their bathroom...... my dam cats need to catch it before it starts chewing on the wires!!!!!!!
#40 of 41 Re: 2012 Honda Civic and Accord Battery Drain [kirstie_h]
May 09, 2013 (5:03 pm)
The girlfriend and I were having the same problem. Lost two batteries before we had it die a third time and the ignition was locked as well. At first the dealership claimed that the car was dead because someone broke into the car and damaged it and refused to honor the warranty. Then they took it apart, specifically the steering column. The mechanics discovered that the ignition was responsible for the slow power drain that none of their systems could detect through the computer. I didn't understand exactly why this blind spot existed but the short and the long of it was the ignition was sitting in a constant low intermittent draw state. Hence why it would die after more than 48 hours of sitting still. Since then, about 2 months ago, we haven't had a re-occurrence. We just left for a week and the car sat the entire time, started up without a problem. I have no idea if this is an isolated case or not, but it's something.
#41 of 41 Re: 2012 Honda Civic and Accord Battery Drain [smithb08]
May 10, 2013 (2:21 am)
Glad they finally found the problem but it sucks that they always blame the consumer first off instead of just doing their job. Luckily they had someone smart enough to go through the system and not just rely on their "computer" as computers are only as good as the person using it! Overall, I've been pretty pleased with Honda and how they've handled the few issues I've had with my
'06 Civic. Still think they should've reimbursed me the full cost of the tires and a/c repair but I took what they offered as something is always better than nothing!