1996 Honda Civic Coupe User Reviews

1996 Honda Civic Coupe Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 17 reviews

  • Performance:3.4 out of 5 stars3.4 out of 5 stars3.4 out of 5 stars3.4 out of 5 stars3.4 out of 5 stars 3.4 / 5
  • Appearance:4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars 4.1 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars 4.7 / 5
  • Overall: 4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5

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PROS
"fuel economy" 11 reviews
"reliable car" 7 reviews
"ride" 7 reviews
"handling" 3 reviews
"sound" 2 reviews
CONS
"power" 3 reviews

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Displaying 1 - 10 of 17 1996 Honda Civic Coupe reviews.

sendth writes:
1996 Honda Civic Coupe HX Review
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5

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Great Handling and reliability, visibility, trunk access bigger than many cars

Cons

only lap belts for rear seat

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Excellent Ride — This car has one of the most comfortable seats ever. They never lost their shape and firmness in all these years. Engine power with the V-tech is pretty nice, I put a little wider tires than stock and Handling on corners improved a whole lot. I beats any other car I have had on cornering. Easy of maintenance is a plus not to mention the low cost.

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Christal619 writes:
1996 Honda Civic Coupe DX Review
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5

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This car gets amazing mpg!! I love this about my car!

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I bought the car as it is, and I like how it looks being lowered but it's an adjustment. Also it doesn't have power steering, which is a luxury I had gotten used to lol.

Christal619
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Great Looking Economical Little Ride. — This is my very first Honda, and I've only had it for a few weeks but I already love it. Can't wait to modify the intake and exhaust, plus some accessories. Fast and great on gas, this car suits me.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Andrew writes:
1996 Honda Civic Coupe DX Review
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Sound system, exhaust, overall look of the car

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Front bumper, stock interior

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1996 Honda Civic — Car has an AEM cold air intake, along with new spark plug wires, and an aftermarket exhaust. The car sounds so nice, but it isn't the fastest car out there, that's for sure. The car has 16" wheels, with low profile tires, and is lowered two inches. Interior is pretty much stock, except for blue neon lights, covering the entire interior, and trunk. The car is very, very fun to drive, wouldn't trade it for anything! Car gets about 700 km's to a full tank.

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

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Joel writes:
1996 Honda Civic Coupe DX Review
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Reliable, Cheap to maintain, 600kms to $45 in fuel. (40mpg)

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It is a little lacking in the performance side

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Best Car I've Owned — Definetly an awesome car, has over 600,000 on the body and a new engine out of a 2000 civic and have draged it on several occasions pulling a 17, which is not bad for a bone stock civic :) this is a solid car and is very easy to maintain would definetly recomend it to anybody looking for a first car.

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Matthew writes:
1996 Honda Civic Coupe DX Review
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Everything! Stickshift!

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Nothing~

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Civic = King — It works well, ive got a stick shift and it works great! i love the handlling and breaking. I love the low to the ground suspension. I feel that the car is very fun to drive and love it alot!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Dustin writes:
1996 Honda Civic Coupe HX Review
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Gas savings

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You want to go fast

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Great Reliable, Efficiant Car. — Performance - Slow Build Quality - Bulletproof Appearance - Meh Cost of ownership - Dirt Cheap Fun Factor - Yes, because you have to dog it to get anywhere, and no matter how hard you drive it you get > 30 mpg. Very reliable car for the money.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Robbie writes:
1996 Honda Civic Coupe DX Review
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Reliability

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wheel well rust

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Excellent, Great On Gas, Peppy, And Very Upgradeable! — My motor has over 300 thousand and closer to 400 thousand, im currently rebuilding it and the drivetrain. Excellent car. Honda should never have put those rubber fender protectors on the wheel wells because water sits on there and then rusts the wheelwells, over the years anyways.

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

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Jesse writes:
1996 Honda Civic Coupe DX Review
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nice sound

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hard to keep a steady speed

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Love It :) — good pick up and handeling. nothing really bad about it. its very fun to drive. it looks great. interior is a little small. seat doesnt slide forward when you angle it up to let people in the back. it gets great gas mileage. 85km on an 1/8th of a tank!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Scott writes:
1996 Honda Civic Coupe DX Review
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i build my own car

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its not boosted.....yet

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Overall The Car Is Very Fun To Drive — still in the process of building integra gsr engine for the heart and some minor cosmetic upgrades plus it never hurts having a car that is fun to drive, and gets great gas mileage. overall has been a great car and fun to build

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

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Nathan writes:
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fun

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can't think of any

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Worth It — after everything was done to this car that I could afford it was so definately worth all the money, ran in the 14s in a 1/4 on a stock motor, handled perfectly on the twisties, and always stoped short when you needed, and with the washin and waxing I did the paint was almost perfect for a 96

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

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1993 Honda Civic Coupe Reviews

Dependable, Affordable, Good Commuter To Work, Etc. By Crystal

This car would be great for a student or someone who needs a dependable car to drive to work. It's not bad for an older car. It has perks like a moonroof and good gas mileage. The bodywork isn't perfe... Read More

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1994 Honda Civic Coupe Reviews

Love It! By danyello12345

I like that i got this car for free... i have been begging my mother for it since i was 13. i finally have it.. i used to have a 1995 but it had no air... it was also a dx... no power steering. then i... Read More

Good Car By Jared

Its a good car to have all around! If you need a car in town or to go on a trip this is what I would take without a blink of an eye. Performance with the upgrades that i have it hauls pretty good. I o... Read More

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1995 Honda Civic Coupe Reviews

Great First Vehicle By Angio

The car looked great for what it was. With the 15" polished aluminum wheels really made it look sportier than it was. It was comfortable for two adults but putting anyone in the back was a pain (loa... Read More

Nice Dd By DBear326

Had the car for 4 years, got me back and forth to work everyday with little problems. Engine finally gave out at 180k miles. I'd blame lack of good maintenance by previous owners as the cause. Had pla... Read More

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1997 Honda Civic Coupe Reviews

Awesome Car By Lisa

very reliable, cheap on parts and labour. quick and fun to drive, u can find parts for it anywhere. original d16 enge blew at about 250 000ks, but bought and installed the new motor super cheap. 50$ i... Read More

Great Car To Get From A To B Cheap And You Get There Everytime. By Greg

Great car. Never really anything other than gass and oil and gets great MPGs. Not a race car but with a few bolt ons gets about a 10 sec 0-60 while still getting 40mpgs. not a ton of room but from wor... Read More

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1998 Honda Civic Coupe Reviews

Reliable Econimicaal Gas Saver By ingramg

Love the car overall jit gets very good gas mileage, it is very reliable, do not like the fact that is does not have ABS brake t tends to skid and slide f you have to come to a sudden stop. I just w... Read More

One Of My Best By Alana

The braking and acceleration of my Honda Civic Coupe is very good for how much I got it for ( $300 ) If I could recommend any car it would be this one. The only thing wrong with this car is the co... Read More

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