1996 Honda Civic User Reviews

1996 Honda Civic Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 72 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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Displaying 21 - 30 of 72 1996 Honda Civic reviews.

Bryan writes:
1996 Honda Civic EX Coupe Review
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3

Pros

gas milage

Cons

is none

25

Cheap — i love my civic its a cheap ass car to fix and to make look good. parts are everywhere. it gets 33 mpg so thats a big plus for me. its also fun to drift round in the snow with. if i knew how.ha

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Dylon writes:
1996 Honda Civic CX Hatchback Review
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4

Pros

Its fun to drive!

Cons

Not a winter car.

25

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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Sergei writes:
1996 Honda Civic DX Hatchback Review
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5

Pros

Gas Milage

Cons

Old

45

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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Michael writes:
1996 Honda Civic CX Hatchback Review
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3

Pros

Nice looking car, cheap parts

Cons

Sound Isolation, Performance

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Easy To Repair, Reliable — Poor acceleration, brake better with rear disk upgrade, handling good, good quality but poor sound isolation, very low cost to run or repair, easy to get parts, many many many aftermarket parts for this car, and can fit a lot of other motor in.

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

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Peter writes:
1996 Honda Civic LX Review
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3

Pros

A/C

Cons

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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Eric writes:
1996 Honda Civic EX Coupe Review
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3

Pros

fun lil car easy base to build on

Cons

needs more hps

25

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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Fernando writes:
1996 Honda Civic LX Review
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4

Pros

avergae car, fast, elegant comfortable, safe and cheap

Cons

non

25

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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Mis writes:
1996 Honda Civic EX Coupe Review
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4

Pros

save gas, reliable

Cons

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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Elisa writes:
1996 Honda Civic DX Review
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2

Pros

A hand me down bought when I was 15 yrs. old, but still, grateful!

Cons

Paint chips after 12 yrs.

25

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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Tsvetomir writes:
1996 Honda Civic Review
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5

Pros

Good acceleration, fuel economy

Cons

A bit noisy

25

Honda Civic 1.6 Sr — Very nice car for his age. Good acceleration, excellent braking and excellent handling. The build quality is fine - a bit noisy but I can live with it. I like the appearance of the car very much and hell it does is fun to drive!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2011 Honda Civic Reviews

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I've had four different Hondas and each one of them was stylish, fun to drive, reliable and had great gas mileage. I have also seen first hand how well these compact cars are built. My niece was in an... Read More

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2010 Honda Civic Reviews

Good By xrigs007

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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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2009 Honda Civic Reviews

We Loved It By zheka78

We loved the civic for the five years we owned it. Not a single malfunction. Very inexpensive maintenance. Seats are pretty supportive and back seat has ample space. We took long trips with four ... Read More

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