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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
I Have Civic 89. It Start Does Nothing On Position 1. My Audio Systemgoes O...
i have civic 89. it start does nothing on position 1. my audio system goes off when i switch off the engine . and double indicator not coming on till the switch is at on position(position II)."
89 Civic Auto Starts Runs At High Speed But Shuts Off At Low Speed Then Won...
We have replaced everything still can't figure it out!
I Own A 83 Chevy Pickup I Am Planning On Getting A Gas Efficient Vehicle Th...
Subaru rx has newer engine dont know anything else and a wiring problem. Honda civic hatch has a spare engine and a spare transmission with other extra parts.
My 89 Honda Civic 1.5l Dont Put Out The Power It Should?
Its not putting out the power it should? Ive replaced Fuel Pump,Fuel Filter,Brakes,Brakelines,Valve Cover Gasket,Spark Plugs,Spark Plug Hoses,Timings Good,Exhaust Manifold. What would make it drag and...
Why Does My 89 Honda Civic Dx Sputter And Have A Loss Of Power
The engine spiders even at an idol and it lost power And the gas mileage has went down