1996 Honda Civic Overview

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Trims

CX Hatchback
DX
13 national listings
DX Coupe
DX Hatchback
Avg. Price: $3,227
EX
10 national listings
EX Coupe
20 national listings
HX Coupe
LX
21 national listings

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Average User Score

4.15 stars

Based on 73 reviews

Great Little Car by carGrrl
 — I owned 1996 Honda Civic from June of 1996 to June of 1998. I loved it. I had the EX trim and a standard transmission, and it was really very peppy. I liked taking it up mountain roads. It did... Read More
A Drifter's Dream by Ljuben
 — It is a Honda. That says everything, but for those who don't know - it is a beast in the class and has everything you might want from a car in this price range. As every Honda it has great acceleratio... Read More
It's Out And Running Again!!! by Daiseph1
 — just finished "break-in" status (1000 kph accumulated after tune-up)...sound system measured 65 decibels, (rocked the neighbors during early morning breakfast...) midnight black paint job rocks! just ... Read More

1996 Honda Civic Overview

Overall User Score

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Based on 73 reviews

1996 Honda Civic

I had just graduated from college, and was out to buy or lease my first car. I was about to leave the Honda dealer when the salesman pointed out a brand-new Civic still on the truck. Half an hour later, I was test-driving a car with 17 miles on it, and two hours later, walked out after signing my first lease.

My new car was a manual transmission, 5-speed, dark green Honda Civic EX. The interior was a soft grey. As soon as I learned to work the stick shift properly, I loved jumping from second gear directly into fourth. I always felt like the Civic was my partner in crime, and we loved taking mountain roads like we were a sports car and a stock car driver.

After two years, I had to turn my baby in. My only complaint was how uncomfortable the seats were. I had tried everything to increase the comfort level, including pillows, mats, and different seat positioning. After that experience, my next car was as comfortable as I could find (a Volvo), but I will always have a special place in my heart reserved for my green Civic.

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Honda Civic Questions

Joseph Anthony Gahol
1,195

Planning To Do Make-shift Header Wrapping... Will A Kevlar-knitted Cloth Wo...

can a kevlar-woven cloth be an alternative header wrap for my 4-2-1 oversized headers instead of the traditional material? will it be able to mimic the traditional wrap's capabilities to reduce under...

361 views with 9 answers (last answer 3 years ago)
Joseph Anthony Gahol
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My Sub's Not Working... It Turns Off When Bass Is Mid To Max But Runs Fine ...

My Sub's not working... it turns off when bass is mid to max but runs fine with low volume... i had the electrician check it and he said there's no problem with the connections so far its just a sens...

381 views with 9 answers (last answer about a month ago)
oscargonzales
0

What Other Cars Are Compatible With A 1996 Honda Civic Cx 2 Door Hatchback?...

315 views with 4 answers (last answer 3 years ago)
pearlxport2
0

Should My Starter Solenoid Be Getting A Voltage Reading With The Key Not Tu...

when I turn the key on I have power to the dash, but when i turn the ignition I hear nothing. I bench tested the starter and it works. Any one have any suggestions?

279 views with 3 answers (last answer 3 years ago)
Chandras
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Spedometer Cable

I need to replace the spedometer cable on my daughter's car, how much will the part cost?

30 views with 3 answers (last answer 2 years ago)