1978 Honda Civic User Reviews

1978 Honda Civic Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 4 reviews

  • Performance:4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5
  • Appearance:3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars 3 / 5
  • Build Quality:3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars 3.8 / 5
  • Overall: 3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars 3.8 / 5

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bigwaynester writes:
1978 Honda Civic Review
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4

Pros

quick responsive,Great MPG

Cons

clutch peddal got stiff after it warmed up

bigwaynester
35

Would Buy Another One — Bought car brand new for 3700, I could get rubber in 3 gears,race a friend with a VW bug and smoked him.fun to drive great gas milage,only sold to get something more sporty, sold car 2 years later for 3500, only 200 less than I paid. I got good resale because gas hit a dollar a gallon

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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tincamel writes:
1978 Honda Civic Review
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4

Pros

Handling, Economy, Tiny size

Cons

Brakes, Noisy, Choppy over expansion strips

tincamel
35

Grandfather Of The Honda Fit — A rollerskate! Cheap and tinny, but fantastic mileage (33/42) that few cars have ever equaled. Brakes? WHAT brakes? Only chickens want to stop anyway. This was a car for GO! It would hold the road on turns even better than the center stripe. Very tiny, yet more comfortable for me that a big American hog. Fun beyond words. Now, at 31 years old (the car, not me) I have begun to restore it.

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Nathan writes:
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2

Pros

easy to drive a stick

Cons

ugly

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Car — it was my first car speedy cheap accelerrated, handled nicely, quick.easy to work on free cornered well rattled exspecailly around corners at high speeds. Solid in crashes with trees. It was a longer nose rounded conpartment '78 Honda Civic 2 door.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Luke writes:
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5

Pros

cute little car......

Cons

doesn't run as of now...

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The Car That Started It All — This is my project car, a 1978 civic cvcc with 5 speed manual trans. It's been sitting for quite some time, and it does not run. It will need to be completely redone. People say these cars were fun to drive, very economical, and had a revolutionary engine design. Looking forward to getting it running!

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Reviews From Other Years

2014 Honda Civic Reviews

Amazing Ride By Alex

I recently nough this car, and man i love it, very smooth to drive and always reliable. I know when i turn the key it will start. if you havent drove one, you need to! it wont disappoint, i promise Read More

Amazing Car To Own! By alexsntn

i love the handeling, very fun to drive for a four cyl. Good on gar, i love the side view camara. Coulnt find anything wrong with it, it even did good in the snow. Safety was an importnat factor. not ... Read More

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2013 Honda Civic Reviews

2013 Honda Civic By wizbang11

This car has nearly all the electronics of my other car... a Mercedes, and is an awesome car for the price. The maintenance costs are very low and the drivability of the car is great. The materials an... Read More

Its A Good Improvement Over 2012 Civic By bamf270

honda got some grief over the 2012 civic. i recently leased a 2013 ex and have noticed its quieter ride at highway speeds. great fuel efficiency with over 42 mpg at 70mph and combined total mpg cur... Read More

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2012 Honda Civic Reviews

Decent Looking, Economical, Compact Family Car. By mre7three

I love the fuel economy of this car. I also includes bluetooth technology, hands free mobile connectivity. The "eco" function does help improve fuel economy, at the expense of engine power but is a gr... Read More

A Great Bundle Of Stylishness, Efficiency, And Technology By David

I loved everything above: the alloy wheels, leather seats, Bluetooth, and Gas consumption. It's pretty stylish and comfortable. Fun to drive and a nice car to own. Honda cars are expensive brand-new, ... Read More

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2011 Honda Civic Reviews

Really Good And Can Be A Really Good First Car For Anyone By Gerson23

I like everything about the car how smooth it is and how others can't help but look at and I love that. I don't have any negative comments about it. Try it and you won't regret it is just good Read More

Perfect For Commuter Or Driver On A Budget By mrg163

I enjoy how affordable the car is, even the insurance is dirt cheap compared to the cars my friends are driving. The manual transmission helps to add an enjoyable driving experience. Definitely feel s... Read More

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2010 Honda Civic Reviews

Good By xrigs007

Not a bad car if you are looking for something for the family or long distance travel. Very good vehicle to have as a daily driver to and from work or school and to the supermarket. My family loves it... Read More

2010 Honda Civic In Excellent Condition. By Russ952

This car has been a great car for me. I used it to commute to work (60 miles one way) with no problems. The gas mileage is unmatched and there is very little maintenance. The car handles beautifull... Read More

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