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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
"small power" 4 reviews
"fuel economy" 4 reviews
"suspension" 3 reviews
"ride" 2 reviews

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Displaying 31 - 40 of 72 1996 Honda Civic reviews.

Bill writes:
1996 Honda Civic EX Coupe Review
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4

Pros

easily customizable, good MPG, reliant

Cons

Not much performance from the factory

45

This This Will Run Forever — I really like the car overall. the gas milage is awesome, and it's really easy to customize. it's easy to afford and maintaine, but it doesn't come very performance enhanced from the factory. Anyone who likes american cars, esp muscle will love to hate and talk trash about it...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Mitchell writes:
1996 Honda Civic DX Hatchback Review
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1

Pros

fuel economy

Cons

small

25

Cheap And Affordable — performance lags, braking ok, handling is great my hook lever broke so crap appearance is below par cheap to own and maintain. these cars last forever out of 10 this car is a 4. needs a turbo or nitro setup

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

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Axel writes:
1996 Honda Civic Review
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4

Pros

Reliable and cheep to own

Cons

Not so funny with the 1.4 liter engine

25

By One! — It's starting to fall apart due to its age. Some rust in the rear fenders and on the hood. Not the most inspiring car to drive, but it's pretty reliable. Has 11000 km on the meter and I think I have som electric problems, it's hard to get it started when it's been left undriven for a while.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Azam writes:
1996 Honda Civic DX Hatchback Review
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3

Pros

kick ass

Cons

no sunroof

25

Powerfull — sporty. light. fast. rare item. jdm parts. quick accleration. good handling with tein soft hi low absorber. need to convert to k20 engine. save gas. low mileage. the vtec is really fun to drive. exterior and interior need to be well taken care.

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

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Dmitriy writes:
1996 Honda Civic EX Coupe Review
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4

Pros

fuel ecomony, easy to drive, and easy to work on

Cons

boring to drive and it FWD :(

35

It Is A Fun Project Car :) — This was also an "A to B" car, but i wish i could do stuff to it, as in a K20 swap with a fine tune. But that day never came because the cars fate would be upside down on black ice. To be honest i miss it...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Dustin writes:
1996 Honda Civic CX Hatchback Review
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5

Pros

Fuel Economy, feel, looks

Cons

Entry to the back seat, has no extras

25

My Civic Hatchback — Ok, I just got the car and I really do like it! I have some work to put into it (Paint and such) but it is excellent otherwise! The only downside of this car is that there is no AC...or cruise...CD...proper speakers...or power anything! lol

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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TJ writes:
1996 Honda Civic EX Coupe Review
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4

Pros

great fuel economy

Cons

for a bigger person pretty small im 6 foot

25

Fun 5 Speed Car To Drive — car is to small for me but has great mileage and awesome fuel eco. performance with a few bolt ons go a long way great to maintaine fun 5 spd to drive. looks amazing after a fresh wash and when vacuumed.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Jacob writes:
1996 Honda Civic EX Review
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4

Pros

Manual Transmission

Cons

Weak engine

25

Loved It — The car was a great car to drive...it was very fun to drive as it was a manual. It had some issues with the transmission and brake systems but those may have been from the hard driving both the preivious owner and I put it through.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Malaka writes:
1996 Honda Civic EX Review
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5

Pros

Honda is always great

Cons

Nothing

25

Treat To Ride — It's my honda. A great car to drive. Acceleration is well over other cars in same class. Maintenance is easy if you did servicing on time. It hardly needs any replacements. Its a ride that every one should try once at least. Happy to be a Honda fan boy

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Antoniette writes:
1996 Honda Civic LX Review
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3

Pros

fuel economical

Cons

the parts are old

25

Still In Good Running Condition — my first ever car is still in good running condition. need some repairs because the parts are old and need to be replace. The A/C still cold despite of his age. The engine is still nice with 15 inch mugs.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2011 Honda Civic Reviews

Great Car For A Family Starting Out Or Someone Who Travels Alot. By Frank_Riccardi

At 39 plus MPG I had and have no complaints, this is a great car and I am sure it will stay that way if it is cared for. My daughter-in-law had a 1990 (don't remember the exact year) but it had 235,00... Read More

The Acceleration Is Good And Also The Handling By Arif_rahman

This car is efficient fuel with 25 mpg and also low cost maintenance which only change oil per 3k mil, the acceleration braking and handling is good, safety and fun to drive but it's not comfortable f... 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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2009 Honda Civic Reviews

Sporty, Modern, Practical, And Fun! By darinmccauley

I really like the look of this year (2009) especially with the LX-S package. That package offers real alloys and a spoiler that make it look sportier than the regular, lower civics running around. Jus... Read More

Love This, I'm Looking Forward To Buying Another In The Future! By Stephen

this is a great fun sporty car, enough room to get the kid in the back seat and have fun cruising throughout the mountains. Doubles as a great grocery getter and the color gets everyones attention. C... Read More

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