Hmm I was thinking of getting mudguards to protect the paint but my Honda dealer talked me out of it. He said that there were problems with the 8 gen if you lived in a cold and snowy country like Sweden. Snow and ice buildup can cause the mudguards to break of and cause other problems.
Just a word of caution for those that like to slide around in snow...
Sorry to bump an old thread!
I got the mudguards today for my 2012 civic and the grey is much much lighter than the dark grey wheel arch protectors.
I have not fitted them yet as I'm unsure about the colour difference, you would think they would match?
The honda ones I have are for a 2012-2013 civic only, but the later civics have a much darker colour mud guard but the guy in the parts department told me they would not fit.
I'm pretty sure they would be the same, can anyone confirm? Failing that i'm thinking of getting some autoglym black dye to darken them a bit