1996 Honda Civic Overview

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Trims

CX Hatchback
DX
12 national listings
DX Coupe
DX Hatchback
7 national listings
EX
13 national listings
EX Coupe
19 national listings
HX Coupe
LX
24 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

James Pavek
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Ok So I Have A 96 Honda Civic 2dr Can I Run A 5000watt Amp On One Battery I...

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Seefer
25

Trouble With Iac Sensor After Cleaning Up!!

Hi, i cleaned up my iac sensor but now when i set the first gear it start´s to gain rpm till 2000 even when i am in neutral but when i hit the break and the cars almost stops the revs goes down to 8...

19 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 weeks ago)
Seefer
25

My Car Goes Off!!

whenever i make a turn or pass a bump to speed down,or in a traffic light, it starts to happend about 20 minutes after i start the engine, its really anoying cuz one time i didnt notice, and the bra...

15 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 weeks ago)
ssghamm11
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My Car Won't Start

I just bought a 1996 Honda Civic two days ago. I started it, drove it home and to Wal-Mart that evening (roughly 50 miles). When I got up yesterday, I went out to start it, I turned it on - the batter...

38 views with 2 answers (last answer 3 weeks ago)
Chad Alba
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Can A Honda Civic Dohc Trany Fits In A Sohc D16 Engine? If Possible What Pa...

Honda D16 engine with manual transmission. Installing a manual DOHC Transmission.

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