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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:
1978 Honda Civic Review
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2

Pros

easy to drive a stick

Cons

ugly

25

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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2013 Honda Civic Reviews

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2012 Honda Civic Reviews

Great Second Car. By Lucypenny

This car met all of our expectations for a second car. It is comfortable and roomy. We drove the car on a few long trips and we're very satisfied with the performance. We liked the economy, looks, ... Read More

Fun Car To Drive By mnye35244

The styling is clean and crisp. Heated seats and mirrors are a great plus. 60/40 split rear seats nice for extra cargo space, if needed. iMid displays good information or can be personalized with p... Read More

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2011 Honda Civic Reviews

Great Car For A Family Starting Out Or Someone Who Travels Alot. By Frank_Riccardi

At 39 plus MPG I had and have no complaints, this is a great car and I am sure it will stay that way if it is cared for. My daughter-in-law had a 1990 (don't remember the exact year) but it had 235,00... Read More

The Acceleration Is Good And Also The Handling By Arif_rahman

This car is efficient fuel with 25 mpg and also low cost maintenance which only change oil per 3k mil, the acceleration braking and handling is good, safety and fun to drive but it's not comfortable f... 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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2009 Honda Civic Reviews

Sporty, Modern, Practical, And Fun! By darinmccauley

I really like the look of this year (2009) especially with the LX-S package. That package offers real alloys and a spoiler that make it look sportier than the regular, lower civics running around. Jus... Read More

Love This, I'm Looking Forward To Buying Another In The Future! By Stephen

this is a great fun sporty car, enough room to get the kid in the back seat and have fun cruising throughout the mountains. Doubles as a great grocery getter and the color gets everyones attention. C... Read More

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