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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 Got A 1989 Honda Civic Lx. I Was Driving It At 70mph When The Oil Light F...
oil light flashed couple times and the car died. when I try to start it. it sounds like it jumped time. I pulled timing cover and belt is still tight
What Should I Check?
oil light flashed and the car died. it sounds like it jumped time but the belt is still tight
If I Wanted To Change The Starter Cable To The Pos Battery On 89 Civic Dx D...
I Have A Honda Civic 89 Dx As I Drive My Headlights Dim When I Turn Heater ...
pressed brake gauges went wacky oil engine light on with key out. found out my ground was connected wrond not grounded te grounded fixed the wacky but cant start turn pver battery good chargestar...
Shut Off Car But Oil,battery And Engine Light Are Still On And Cant Restart...
while car was running if i step on brakes headlights dim same when turning on heater, radio,rear defogger