1996 Honda Civic Overview

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Trims

CX Hatchback
DX
13 national listings
Avg. Price: $3,606
DX Coupe
DX Hatchback
8 national listings
Avg. Price: $3,132
EX
18 national listings
Avg. Price: $3,523
EX Coupe
26 national listings
Avg. Price: $3,338
HX Coupe
LX
36 national listings
Avg. Price: $3,681

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Average User Score

4.15 stars

Based on 72 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 72 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

larrycrissII
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Can I Swap The Internal Parts From A Warped Vtech Head Into A Non Vtech Hea...

I have a 96 honda civic that origainaly had a VTECH, the guy that I bought it from had a non vtech put in because he was unable to find the right engine, I have the old vtech head that is warped unf...

9 views with 2 answers (last answer about a month ago)
TriciaE
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Where Is The Window Motor Common Ground Located?

8 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 months ago)
Mando N Aguayo
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My 96 Honda Civic Lx Shuts Off When I Throw It In Drive And Shakes When In ...

21 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 months ago)
Jrhicks84
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My 1996 Honda Civic Ex Sedan Starts "sputtering" As Soon As I Press The A/c...

My 1996 Honda Civic EX sedan starts "sputtering" as soon as I press the A/C button after I turn my air on. I just recharged the air about a week ago. We have the car running, with the air on like he...

67 views with 2 answers (last answer 2 months ago)
Joseph Gahol
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My Civic Recently Got Soaked In Waist-high Flood. But Took Out The Ecu. The...

my Civic recently got soaked in waist-high flood. but took out the ECU. there were no other problems after repair, but my transmission is not working properly. Its a PGM 5-speed AT and the 4th and 5t...

238 views with 9 answers (last answer 3 months ago)