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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2013 Honda Civic Reviews

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2012 Honda Civic Reviews

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2011 Honda Civic Reviews

Excellent Well Rounded Car By Clarkcars

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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

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2009 Honda Civic Reviews

We Loved It By zheka78

We loved the civic for the five years we owned it. Not a single malfunction. Very inexpensive maintenance. Seats are pretty supportive and back seat has ample space. We took long trips with four ... Read More

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

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