1978 Honda Civic User Reviews

1978 Honda Civic Review Ratings

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  • 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
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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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Nathan writes:
1978 Honda Civic Review
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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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tincamel writes:
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4

Pros

Handling, Economy, Tiny size

Cons

Brakes, Noisy, Choppy over expansion strips

tincamel
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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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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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1973 Honda Civic Reviews

Cute Trash By revbaby

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A Lovely Little Car Well Ahead Of Its Time When It Came Out. By YDO010

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Great Value And Wonderful For A Young Family! By Michael

This is the only car I have ever owned that I sold for more money "used" than I paid for the car "NEW". We once drove 250 mile with 4 adults and 2 kids and luggage and still averaged over 30 mpg. Wh... Read More

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1975 Honda Civic Reviews

Honda Civic Cvcc By carrotzilla

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Honda Civic 1200cc 2 Door Coupe W Trunk (no Hatchback) By instituteofenergy

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Civic 1200 By TenthA86

I ran 120,000+ miles on mine - 13" American Racing wheels & T/A tires. It handled like a slot car - got 45 mpg on hwy & 35+ in town. Had factory am/fm & needed the following: new front fenders - dea... Read More

Rusty But Cute By Dwayne

good reliable vehicle but not very quiet inside. comfortable and fairly roomy but no otions whatsoever. Great on gas but as a result, very poor acceleration. Read More

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Its A Pretty Ight Car By Brandon

its a fun tiny car thats is very very good on gass, the car goes very good if you have a dohc integra 1.6 motor in it. it looks like it has no room, but there is alot of room when you get in it Read More

My First Car By Mark

great little auto. easy to repair, prone to rust along door sills though. got mine up to 100 mph, even 12 years old Read More

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