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1988 Honda Prelude Overview
Overall User Score
Based on 30 reviews
The 1988 Honda Prelude ushered in the third generation of Honda's popular sporty coupe. The Prelude retained its appearance for the most part, growing just a little longer and wider. All Preludes got a bigger engine, and Honda introduced a new four-wheel-steering trim, which was designed to improve handling, especially around corners.
The 1988 Honda Prelude came in three trims: the base S model, the midrange Si, and the 4WS. The S had a 2.0-liter, 104 horsepower engine. The Si and the 4WS both came with a 2.0-liter, 135-horsepower engine, which was Honda's most powerful engine to date. The Si and 4WS were both well-equipped with things like power windows. All Preludes had a sunroof. Fuel economy was about 23/27.
The 1988 Honda Prelude has many fans who still drive them today. They say the car is a blast to drive, handling corners at high speeds with ease. They also say they are extremely reliable, and in the event there is a problem, they are very easy to fix. There are some complaints about the tiny backseat, and while some drivers find the four-wheel-steering interesting, most find it unnecessary.
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Honda Prelude Questions
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Cause Of Not Firing
I just bought a 88 Honda Prelude that has been sitting for appx. 4 years. It will turn over but won't fire. Any suggestions?