1986 Honda Civic CRX User Reviews

1986 Honda Civic CRX Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 10 reviews

  • Performance:3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars 3.9 / 5
  • Appearance:4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars 4.1 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5
  • Overall: 4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5

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"ride" 7 reviews
"fuel economy" 4 reviews
"speed" 3 reviews
"handling" 2 reviews
"power" 2 reviews

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Tyler writes:
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Easy performance upgrades, great millage.

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Not as fast as it could have been, overly basic (stereo would have been nice)

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Review 1985 Honda Crx Si — small sports car=great millage. even as an SI!!! Performance: Fast but could have been faster. What's great about these is they're small but easy to customize and add performance modifications. Build: Nice, but like honda, cosmetics were not the reason I bought the car. Appearance. Black always looks good. Cost; Barely nothing. super great (45 miles to the gallon) This car, although not very punchy was a blast to have.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Joey writes:
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i drive my car cause its a blast to take down old back roads

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i would never avoid this car

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The Car Performs Great — my 86 crx is a blast to drive it has a built jdm motor swap and is great on acceleration. the speed is great and a ten pound bottle of nos aint to bad also. the appearance of my car is great it has a ful custom fiberglass wide body kit with costom fiberglass hood rear wing black rims and matalic blue paint. the car is a show car and my baby and again a blast to drive

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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MintMomma writes:
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5

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Great all around fun lil car to drive

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Hard to drive when foots in a cast.

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Good Dependable Car. — I had this car for lil while & needed sugary on my foot & it was a std so I needed let it go so my ex-husband bought it but what a nice lil car the only downside is I'm not sure how well it would do in a crash but still a fun car drive & I miss it now esp in summer.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Jonathan writes:
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4

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sweet little car

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its somewhat broken, which means so am i.

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2 Wheel Drive Hottie — needed repairs, still needs some repairs. accelerates like crazy. needs new brakes. love the styling of these little cars. gets good gas mileage with the biggest problem it has it gets 25 to 40 miles to the gallon depending on how i drive, but that is with it idling at 2000 rpms.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Marty writes:
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It's red and silver

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One Of The Best Compact Sports Cars Ever Made! — it's the original CRX, what more? Well it is one of the best looking two door coupes ever made. It is one of the few "classic" cars ever made by Honda. It has great gas mileage, acceleration and reliability. People are always asking about it as it really is a head turner, especially the red and silver ones. All CRX owners are proud of their cars.

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Nicolai writes:
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Light, fast & fun

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Safety, comfort

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This Car Is A Miracle. — Never has a piece of Japanese engineering been submitted to so extensive mistreatment and violence over such a long period and still survived. Latest status is a broken steering wheel do to very rough corner handling. If other car manufactures was building cars like this then all of us would drive cars from the 50’s.

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Matt writes:
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4

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Acceleration, mpg, fun to drive

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Small, not crash-safe, only 2 seats

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Fast Car With Small, Torquey Motor — I drove this a long time ago when I was in my teens and I thought I was on cloud-9 driving this thing...the car was so quick, could squeal its fat tires (70-series, sporty tires). I got 45 miles per gallon out of it, which I thought was amazing considering its acceleration capabilty.

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Jason writes:
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Super fun to drive, handles turns awesomely at high speed turns.  Perfect as a sleeper as well.  Gas millage excellent.  Super cheap parts.

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Had to replace motor for full potential.

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Great Lil Fun Car — This car was always fun to drive. Even more so with the larger jap motor in there. Remember beating new nicer cars and seeing their shocked eyes always made me smile. Gas tank was sooo tiny and barely had to fill it up. Awesome at maneuvering at high speeds as well.

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John writes:
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Fun, reliable.

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Never got lowered suspension figured out.

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Fun Little Car. — Red, with lowered suspension, Borbet Wheels, Second Gen CRX Si exhaust. bought this from a co-worker to commute with. Fun little car. I almost bought one of these instead of the 84 Mustang GT for college so when he had it for sale I picked it up. I had a lot of fun driving it. It was lowered with torsion bars and the front end always bottomed out so I finally got frustrated enough to sell it. I'm not a fan of FWD car's so I'm not sure I'd buy another one although I did like it a lot. the guy that bought it worked for a stereo store in Sacramento and was going to make it into a showcar.

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Len writes:
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Handling

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Average acceleration

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Great Handling Car For Zipping In And Out Of Traffic — Overall a fun car to drive. The styling is very basic. The car handles like it's on rails with a suspension kit and +2 wheels.

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1991 Honda Civic CRX Reviews

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1990 Honda Civic CRX Reviews

Oh Yeah By Daniel

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1989 Honda Civic CRX Reviews

It's Awesome By Tim

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Crx + Vtec Engine = Vtec Power By Mohammad

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1988 Honda Civic CRX Reviews

Honda @ Its Best By volney3

This car gets me more questions and offers than anything I've ever owned. People seems to have a very strong overwhelming feeling about the CRX si enough that at least once a week somebody ask me abo... Read More

Good Car, Cheap By Caysey

Great car for a kid. Thats bout were it ends, its a cheap car to drive super good on gas, and has a lot of spunk and really easy to drive but thats about it with this car. Its not a bad looking car it... Read More

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1987 Honda Civic CRX Reviews

Awesome Car By mspruell49

its a great car besides it is hard to find stock parts. great on gas and fun people always look at it as i drive by. the performance is not as good as it can be i am out to tweak it and make it run s... Read More

Its One Of The Best Produced Hondas In The Market By Anthony

Alright, 87 Honda Crx Si, this car ahd to be one of the best cars Honda had ever made at the time. Their were Beating on Porsche 944 in the Racing scene back in the 80's. Even tho they had the power... Read More

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