1987 Honda Prelude Overview


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3.85 stars

Based on 5 reviews

My '87 'lude & Lusicious by zpeachrose
 — I Love my 1987 Honda Prelude SI! It's sporty, hugs the road, tons of fun to drive. Different enough to be noticed, but not so different as to stand out! I figured out a couple years ago that "my littl... Read More
First Baby by Elias
 — Definitly would have lasted longer and treated me well if I had given it some more TLC Read More
Great Car, If You Get One In Good Condition. by Dennis
 — Awesome braking, accelerating, and handling, even as a 2.0 S trim. Engine was a bad design however. a Honda mechanic once told me it was "the worst engine Honda has ever made". Carb is known go bad by... Read More

1987 Honda Prelude Overview

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1987 Honda Prelude

The 1987 Honda Prelude, the last in the landmark second generation Prelude, remained unchanged for the model year.

The base 1987 Honda Prelude came with a 100-horsepower, 1.8-liter four cylinder engine. The Si upgraded to a 2.0-liter. It also had a spoiler and plenty of interior features, like power windows and doors, cruise control, and a graphic equalizer on the sound system.

Drivers say the 1987 Honda Prelude is fun to drive, lasts forever, and looks good. The only complaints are about the tiny back seat and lack of cup holders.


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Honda Prelude Questions

Chuck King

1987 Honda Prelude Will Not Start After Changing Air Filter

the car was hard to start in the mornings, but would eventually. changed the air filter and now it will not start at all. The air filter in it was not the right one, replaced with new correct filt...

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Nick Ybarra

Got A 87 Honda Prelude Si Engines Hesitates Bad On Slight Load Up Hill And ...

so when it was idling it wouldnt go past 2000 rpms without huge hesitation and so when i changed the plugs no difference in rpms so i changed fuel filter and after that it wont start.. i have double...

682 views with 18 answers (last answer 3 months ago)

1987 Honda Prelude/prelude S Was Working Fine I Accidentally Put Cables To ...

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Pgm-fi Light Is On My Dad Thinks Its The Timing ?

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Brendon Richardson

How Do You Change The Transmission Fluid On A 1987 Honda Prelude Si?

My prelude recently ran low on tranny fluid and now im trying to find out where the dipstick is to refill the transmission. ive looked up and down the car engine and havent found anything except a h...

59 views with 2 answers (last answer 5 months ago)