1996 Honda Civic Overview


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Average User Score

45 stars

Based on 53 reviews

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
It's Amazing. by Brian
 — Averages about 30 mpg city driving and about 40 highway. Fun and quick little car to drive. Built like a tank. There's never been a time where it has stranded me or not started or anything. No problem... Read More

1996 Honda Civic Overview

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Based on 53 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


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I drive a 1996 Honda civic DX 2 door

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Automatic Transmission Light Blinking

The light on D4 is blinking. Does not slip but has a slight pull to the right. This is an automatic. What is wrong?. Is it safe to drive until it gets fixed?

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My 1996 Honda Won't Start After Swapping A D15b2 D16y7

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What Make A 1996 Honda Civic Lx Not Get Gas

My honda isn't getting gas I've poured gas in the motor and it starts but then dyes I have a half tank of gas and it still want start what can I do

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96 Honda Civic Lx Ran For A Few Minutes Hadn't Been Able To Start Again Cha...

Be put alot of money in this car for my 17 year old daughter

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