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1989 Honda Civic Overview
Overall User Score
Based on 45 reviews
There were few changes in the 1989 Honda Civic lineup. Perhaps the phrase, "why mess with a good thing," was ringing in the ears of the Honda executives.
One notable change was that the Civic Si hatchback was re-created and now came with a moon roof and the wicked CRX Si engine which this year was increased to 108 hp.
In fact, it's that engine that had people abuzz, and even Hot Rod magazine — of all places — carried a big piece about the '89 Civic, saying that it "combines the intimidation factor of a rusty Yugo with the styling flair of a rubber doorstop." Of course, they then went on to explain how the adapted 487 hp engine dropped in by racing legend, Larry Widmer.
It seemed that the Civics had certainly come of age, and were being modified by a loyal crowd of auto enthusiasts to become "stealth" muscle cars.
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Honda Civic Questions
Why Would My Civic Si Begin To "throttle Up" As I'm Braking At An Intersect...
If I am coming to a stop in my '89 Honda Civic Si, once I engage the clutch and brake the engine will suddenly start to rev, without my foot on the accelerator.
I Have An1989 Honda Civic 1.5 4cyl That Is Starting But Runs Rough Like Chu...
How Much Is The Blue Book Value On A Honda Civic Hatchback 1989?
Did I get ripped off? I just paid 1350 for a 89 civic hatchback (the guy posted it as a 90, and I was dumb and didn't look well at the pink slip...) The windows are in disrepair, the locks catch, and ...
Will Crank After Sitting About 8 Hours
will crank over about 6 times before starting.could it be the fuel punp not enought preaure to hold the gas?
I Have An 1989 Honda Civic With A New Battery, New Fuel Pump, New Fuel Tank...
1989 Honda Civic stalling I have an 1989 Honda Civic with a new battery, new fuel pump, new fuel tank, new fuel filter, new spark plugs, ect. But it still stalls at red lights, stop signs and when I...