1996 Honda Civic User Reviews

1996 Honda Civic Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 73 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:3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars 3.8 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Overall: 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

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PROS
"fuel economy" 30 reviews
"power" 26 reviews
"ride" 25 reviews
"reliable car" 12 reviews
"handling" 11 reviews
CONS
"power" 15 reviews
"fuel economy" 4 reviews
"small power" 4 reviews
"suspension" 3 reviews
"gearbox" 2 reviews

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1996 Honda Civic CX Hatchback Review
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Its fun to drive!

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Not a winter car.

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Sexy, Quick, Fun Daily Driver! — performance is decent. Brakes very well. Handles well. No squeeks or rattles. Appearance- you can think what you want. Costs of ownership- great mpg. Not many expensive repairs, just normal wear n tear (wheel bearings, tie rod), funnest car ive ever driven!

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

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1996 Honda Civic EX Coupe Review
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Reliable - resale

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none

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Honda Is Always A Great Choice — This car has been a very reliable for the years I have owned it. I really likes the 5 speed. Very low cost to own. Very conservative, but overall a fun car. Great college student car or first car for teenager!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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1996 Honda Civic DX Hatchback Review
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Gas Milage

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Old

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Winter Ride — Great winter car Great gas milage Great student car Easy to drive Easy to park Park it anywhere Drive it till the wheels fall off Drive it like you stold it Fill her up and your good it go!!! But its still worth couple thousand!!!!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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1996 Honda Civic DX Hatchback Review
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new b20

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none, well except.. i dont have ac right now

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I Love My Car! — great car. fun to drive. gas mileage is amazing. preformance is great, needs more work in my opinion. has a lot of money put into it. my first and only car, and wouldn't have it any other way :) :) ♥ honda girl

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

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1996 Honda Civic LX Review
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A/C

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Top speed

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Comfortable — I like it's acceleration. but the top speed not over 106 m/h so it's not appropriate for me. the brakes good 'nd da handbrake is HOT. the suspension is good but the gearbox need some modification to give more power.......

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

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1996 Honda Civic EX Coupe Review
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fun lil car easy base to build on

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needs more hps

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Drive It Love It No Matter Wat It Is — Yet another fun lil work car it doesnt have vtec but it does have a stage two clutch so i still have some fun wit it once again open exhaust mpgs are crappy but u get wat u get its a beater but we are workin on one car at a time lol

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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1996 Honda Civic LX Review
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avergae car, fast, elegant comfortable, safe and cheap

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non

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Exellent Car — very good car besides the mileage is 60000 km which is practicly new and has a very good acceleration and its automatic which i prefer. dark green good steering it almost never fails. has a good fuel usage, it gives me about 12 per km on the city, and in highway about 18km per liter

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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1996 Honda Civic LX Review
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Very reliable, drives like a dream. Preety good looking.

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Sort of a gas-guzzler in the city.

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Perfect Toy — Awesome acceleration, since it has good horsepower and is very light, good brakes, and perfect handling with the proper set of tires. Very well built, tough, and very good looking and confortable. Does burn quite a bit of fuel when driven in the city traffic, but hardly consumes on the freeway. It's one fun thing to own.

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

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1996 Honda Civic EX Coupe Review
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save gas, reliable

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hills

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Beautiful And Reliable — Reliable, great on gas, but gutless. Maybe a vtec would help but it has no power uphill at all. Also the litte things break easy like the hood latch, visors, and window motors. Of course I've put 40,000 miles on it in a year without any problems.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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1996 Honda Civic DX Review
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A hand me down bought when I was 15 yrs. old, but still, grateful!

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Paint chips after 12 yrs.

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True Alcoholic Car — All the damage has been mine. Severeal recks and pleanty of body damage, but she still is runnin like a champ! The paint has dicintigrated off of the hood... not my fault... I think because of heat and age. I'm impressed that after all the accidents she's still on the road! Yay!

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2014 Honda Civic Reviews

Amazing Ride By Alex

I recently nough this car, and man i love it, very smooth to drive and always reliable. I know when i turn the key it will start. if you havent drove one, you need to! it wont disappoint, i promise Read More

Amazing Car To Own! By alexsntn

i love the handeling, very fun to drive for a four cyl. Good on gar, i love the side view camara. Coulnt find anything wrong with it, it even did good in the snow. Safety was an importnat factor. not ... Read More

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2013 Honda Civic Reviews

Nice Small Car By subramanian_v

Car gives great mileage and doesn't require any maintenance other than service at regular intervals. Civic is an ideal car for people who are single or drive long distance as its gives 40+ in highways... Read More

Super Commuter. By witii

Had never driven a civic or a hybrid before. Was looking for the best bang for the buck getting over 40 miles/gallon combined as my current commute is 130 mi/day . Did not want a hybrid but found that... Read More

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2012 Honda Civic Reviews

Classy Car By Caddyohlala

I love the car, it handles real well. The gas mileage is a winner, and shifting the car is so much fun, she is fun to drive! It's sharp and eye catcher, just sad I must sell due to unforseeable circum... Read More

Great Car - Some Drawbacks By wwboy

I like my car. it's efficient, simple, and good looking. The imid display, steering wheel controls are super nice. I like the built-in phone and the adjustability of the steering wheel and seats. I'm ... Read More

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2011 Honda Civic Reviews

The Pinnacle Reliable Commuter Vehicle By vayu17

I loved pretty much everything about this car. It made me more conscious of how I drive to achieve a higher fuel economy. The car handled well in almost every situation. I drove this car across the... Read More

Madison By Lamster

Madison is a very beginner friendly car. It drives like a regular civic in low rpm saving gas but when needed to go fast, she picks up fast. All due to her Vtec. She puts a joy inside of me everytime Read More

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2010 Honda Civic Reviews

Good By xrigs007

Not a bad car if you are looking for something for the family or long distance travel. Very good vehicle to have as a daily driver to and from work or school and to the supermarket. My family loves it... Read More

2010 Honda Civic In Excellent Condition. By Russ952

This car has been a great car for me. I used it to commute to work (60 miles one way) with no problems. The gas mileage is unmatched and there is very little maintenance. The car handles beautifull... Read More

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