Last updated: September 28, 2022
Quickly find the replacement bulbs you need for your 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, and 2000 Honda Civic (6th Generation). This guide will help you find every bulb from headlight to brake light.
The Civic Sedan, Coupe, and Hatchback share all the same bulbs with the exception of a few. We make the distinction between them in the size guides and unless specified, the bulbs are the same for all three body types.
The bulb sizes are organized into 5 lighting categories with easy-to-read charts. Select any of the categories below to jump right to the bulb size chart you need:
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️⭐ NOTE: This guide only applies to 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, and 2000 Honda Civic with the original factory (OEM) assemblies. If you have aftermarket headlights, fog lights, brake lights, etc. you will need different bulb sizes as per the manufacturer's specifications.
🎯 ACCURACY: If you notice any inaccuracies or missing information, please let us know so we can update the guide. Providing accurate and complete information is important to us and our readers.
🚧 IMPORTANT: Automotive light bulbs are vehicle-specific! Follow this guide, review your owner's manual or contact your dealership to make sure you're buying the right bulbs to avoid fitment issues.
|Low + High Beam Headlights||H4||Halogen||Yes|
|Brake Light||7440 (7443)||Halogen||Yes|
|High-Mounted Brake Light||7440 (7443)||Halogen||Yes|
|Parking Light||1157 (2357)||Halogen||Yes|
|Reverse Light||7440 (7443)||Halogen||Yes|
|Tail Light||7440 (7443)||Halogen||Yes|
|Front Turn Signal||1157 (2357)||Halogen||Yes|
|Rear Turn Signal||7440 (7443)||Halogen||Yes|
|Front Side Marker||1157 (2357)||Halogen||Yes|
|Rear Side Marker||7440 (7443)||Halogen||Yes|
|License Plate Light||194 (168)||Halogen||Yes|
|Map Light||194 (168)||Halogen||Yes|
|Rear Dome Light||194 (168)||Halogen||Yes|
|Trunk/Cargo Light||194 (168)||Halogen||Yes|
|Year Range||1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000|
|Low + High Beam Headlights||H4 (HB2)|
|Brake Light||7440 (7443)|
|High-Mounted Brake Light||7440 (7443)|
|Parking Light||1157 (2357)|
|Reverse Light||7440 (7443)|
|Tail Light||7440 (7443)|
|Front Turn Signal||1157 (2357)|
|Rear Turn Signal||7440 (7443)|
|Front Side Marker||1157 (2357)|
|Rear Side Marker||7440 (7443)|
|License Plate Light||194 (168)|
|Map Light||194 (168)|
|Rear Dome Light||194 (168)|
|Trunk/Cargo Light||194 (168)|
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Need more information about bulb sizes, how to change the bulbs, or simply need the owner's manual? Find it below:
Yes. This guide applies to all years from 1996 through 2000 (6th Generation) Honda Civic.
Yes. This guide applies to all Honda Civic sub-models (Sedan, Coupe, and Hatchback) and trims (CX, DX, EX, HX, LX, Si, and VP)
If you do a lot of nighttime driving or have difficulty seeing at night, we recommend upgrading your high beams from halogen HID bulbs. They will produce more light and last longer than replacement bulbs. For smaller interior bulbs, we recommend LEDs.
Yes, so long as they are halogens. Changing halogen bulbs is quite easy for the most part. We strongly advise finding How-To videos online for the specific bulb(s) you wish to change and consult the Owner's Manual for additional help.
No. Aftermarket assemblies typically use different bulb sizes. Consult with the assembly manufacturer for the right bulb size(s).
You won't need any special tools or equipment to change your bulbs. We recommend wearing gloves to prevent getting fingerprints on the bulbs.
Disclaimer: The information contained on this page is provided free of charge to our visitors. It was prepared to the best of our abilities and with all the information available to us at the time of writing. We reserve the right to change, remove or update any information contained on this page at any time and without notice to improve its accuracy. The most reliable method to determine the bulb size is by pulling your actual bulb(s) and reading the part number indicated directly on the bulb. The information compiled on this page comes with no guarantees or warranties.