1988 Honda Civic CRX User Reviews

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Bruce writes:
1988 Honda Civic CRX Review
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3

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Stealth performance

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Dunno...

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Crx Turbo!!! — Preety good cos it didn't have too much power, which causes traction and torque-steer problems. Nice package

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Conrad writes:
1988 Honda Civic CRX Review
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3

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fun, lightest honda frame, sexy

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98 hp carburated engine

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One Of Hondas Best Cars — my car is a dx so it came with a 98 hp carb. engine. it is pretty slow for now. it has 220k on it, but hondas build the best engine heads so this thing will run forever. i get around 30-35 mpg. its a good gas saver. the interior is nice i put seat covers on the stock seats. theyre pretty comfy. overall the crx is a very good car.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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volney3 writes:
1988 Honda Civic CRX 2 Dr Si Hatchback Review
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5

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Sweetness, unique, quick and nimble

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no a/c and flipping hot in Texas during summer

volney3
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Honda @ Its Best — 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 about it when I'm filling up the tank which is only once a week (41mpg). Which only makes me want to keep it more. Why back in 1988 could we make a car (non-hybrid) get 40-42mpg but 25 years later we feel lucky to achieve that...heck we brag about it in commericals.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Amanda writes:
1988 Honda Civic CRX Review
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5

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small, nimble, economical, ergonomic, attractive, fun

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front wheel drive

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2nd Gen Crx Was The Best! — Best little damn car ever! I always had the si's - Recaro seats with side bolsters, great ergonomics - handles like a go cart - fantastic gas mileage.... FUN FUN FUN! I had 4 of them over a period of several years, (2nd gen - 88 - 91) and may go back again! (it's an illness other CRX fans may understand!) Also - they are great for sound systems because of the tight quarters. :) 88 was the only year that didn't have the passive restraint attached to the door - it weighed less, and was the best for a track car..... but the 90 and 91 had disc brakes all around.... their all good, though!

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Kurt writes:
1988 Honda Civic CRX Review
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4

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Gas mileage was amazing i got 49 mpg in that car, Fast super fast lol

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SMALL you would be lucky to fit you and another friend in that car. the back space was mild size not to bad, they should of added a back seat in these cars.

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Good Car, Cheap — 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 its just small

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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my2sons8791 writes:
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Fun to drive, nimble, timeless looks and great fuel economy.

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It's 23 years old - some things just don't last forever.  

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1988 Honda Crx Si — Test drove the original CRX back in the 80's and always wanted one. I guess I am re-living my youth, but hey, I am loving it. What a fun car, easy to maintain with great Honda reliability. I had this one re-painted monotone which I like. There are a few things that need some attention, but the interior is near perfect and air blows COLD! Gotta love the original pocket rocket.

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Derek writes:
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4

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Its fun

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Throttle position sensor is out.

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My Cr-x — Its a straight 4 v-tec its pretty quick has 5 spd tranny and also i cant get away from the hatchbacks they are all around better it goes through traffic well and overall just a smooth ride to drive around in.

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Marcus writes:
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5

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light, good on gas, and hella fun to drive

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nothing

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I Get More Then One — good car light and fun, performace was great after a crv motor swap, owning one is really cheap i got it for 500 running you. i would more by more then one and play with them and have it for many other racing apps

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

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Andrew writes:
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5

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handling ,drive train reliability, and economical

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none

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Exellent Car — for entry level racing the honda crx can handle all the pressure from those other cars such as mitsubisi subauru etc..and also very economical in stock configuration and with the wright suspension, it is absolutely the most fun jdm car to own and drive.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Chris writes:
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5

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FUN!!! fantastic fuel economy, plenty of space inside

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very hard to find a good one!

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Honda Crx — Fantastic car and will always be a classic in terms of performance fuel economy and just an all around piece of engineering. If anyone is thinking of buying one GET IT! Its cheap, fun, and my favorite car ive ever driven. The only downside is they stopped making them 20 years ago so most of them are rust buckets and have a ton of miles because no one wanted to take care of a honda. Cannot praise this car enough!!!

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1991 Honda Civic CRX Reviews

Great Small Car, Good Mileage By Mozzie

I love the mileage, thinking about selling this one and fixing up my VW. Undecided... It does take up a parking space and do I really need all those cars? The mileage is great and the size os good, fi... Read More

Perfect First Car For A Teen. By Zach

99 JDM civic si block, red top DOHC VTEC head, skunk2 intake, stage 2 cams, catback exhaust. At a red light its a joke but get her on the highway and ill keep up, it ways a ton so of course it handles... Read More

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1990 Honda Civic CRX Reviews

Oh Yeah By Daniel

You might look at this car and say damn that thing is tiny as hell but I am 6'1" and I could lay all the way back in the seat and still have plenty of leg room. It never left me stranded and took me a... Read More

It Make A Great Car For A A First Driver By Kyle

its fun to drive and it handles great in the corners and it was built very well it is a very good car to work on and build there are alot of proformance parts u can get for them to make your honda fas... Read More

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1989 Honda Civic CRX Reviews

It's Awesome By Tim

- Performance; Best 1/4 Mile : 12.212, OEM Honda CRV Brakes, Handles like a gokart - Very mint condition, brand new recaro racing seats installed - Very stock in appearance, only visual changes are w... Read More

Crx + Vtec Engine = Vtec Power By Mohammad

fun car to drive , does not cost much , has some serious power for drag racing doesnt need repairs working very good with really good a/c (ice cold) lol looks nice but it need something to make it l... 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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1986 Honda Civic CRX Reviews

Good Dependable Car. By MintMomma

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 i... Read More

2 Wheel Drive Hottie By Jonathan

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 ... Read More

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