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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Displaying 31 - 40 of 73 1996 Honda Civic reviews.

'Иво writes:
1996 Honda Civic EX Coupe Review
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performance, good looking

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none

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Honda Civic Vti — The best car... i always dreamed about it! It's fast, beautiful, with japanese quality and a lot, a lot of fun! The interior is better than that in the previous Civic and i like the exterior too. The Power of dreams :}

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Daiseph1 writes:
1996 Honda Civic EX Review
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5

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nice paint job, nice mods!

Cons

engine blown upon testing...but now it's all good!

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It's Out And Running Again!!! — 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 like the original black paint before! by the way ,after the engine blow-up it just took a couple o' tunes and BOOM!!! i love this car!!! thank u all for ur suggestions!!! peace!!!

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Syed writes:
1996 Honda Civic EX Review
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5

Pros

Unbelievably Powerful Engine....with amazing acceleration & Top Speed

Cons

This car needs 5k to 15k /month for maintenance  

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

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Thomas writes:
1996 Honda Civic CX Hatchback Review
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4

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Perfect car

Cons

Nothing

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My Civic Vti Turbo — Build to last, Designed to impress :-) Haved own en Honda Civic VTI with Turbo, with 361horsepower at 1 bar´s pressure, and it was the funnist car i have ever owned :-) At 180km/t it would still make wheelspin,if you gave it full throttle:-) Was kind of the fastest car with in Denmark 2005 with frontwheeldrive :-) Miss like crazy!!!

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Fabio writes:
1996 Honda Civic CX Hatchback Review
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4

Pros

build quality....motor takes a beating and still goes

Cons

looks......bubble like....needed some aero parts...

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My Little Red Hatch — this was a nice little car....overall i liked it but it lacked a few things...performance was probably one of them...i was thinking of doing a motor swap but then a bought a 06 civic...so just sold it....but to sum it all up the car was great....nice little red hatch

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David writes:
1996 Honda Civic EX Coupe Review
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5

Pros

great mileage

Cons

none really

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Best Car Ive Had So Far — Performance is great. have not had to really repair it yet. the appearance is good for me it only had 36000 miles on it when i bought it. this car to me is fun to drive because it gets me where i need to be. i need a newer model soon though

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Kelsey writes:
1996 Honda Civic EX Coupe Review
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4

Pros

fun gets good looks

Cons

the clutches wanna go at a unusuat rate

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Awesome — performance is great as well as handling and braking. build quality is about the same as any other car eventually parts will need replaced. the cars look anazing inside and out when brand new. incredible in gas 32 city 36 highway. the cars are a blast to drive if they are 5 speed manual.

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Rusty writes:
1996 Honda Civic CX Hatchback Review
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2

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Runs great

Cons

I wrecked that car as you can see like 2 times and fixed it with new parts, just never painted and totalled it again on drivers side(never fixed but sold.

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Sold It About A Year Ago. . . . .guy That Bought It Still Drives It Hard — nothing much to say, just built on crate motor. Coil over springs and ICW Rage 5.0 15" Racing rims. Headers, ram-air intake, AEM fuel rail and regulator.

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Jacob writes:
1996 Honda Civic EX Review
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3

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Gas mileage, cheap

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Not enough power for showing off, lame car when stock

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Its Just A Civic, Get Over It — pros: great on gas, enough power to get me there, handles well, its a standard cons: mine burns oil a lot of oil, not enough pickup to impress the ladies, as a standard 5th gear is strictly used on flat highways.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Dylon writes:
1996 Honda Civic CX Hatchback Review
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4

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Its fun to drive!

Cons

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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1973 Honda Civic Reviews

Cute Trash By revbaby

Transmission went out at twenty-one days and 700 miles. The dealer kept the car for 37 straight days. Needed plugs every 3200 miles and the hatch rusted out at twelve months and 9000 miles. It was fun... Read More

Great Drive, Great Mileage, Great Parking, Plenty Of Room For Friends. By signtalker

This was my high school car, and it was the best thing going. $3.00 filled up the tank at the time, and it seemed to run forever on that little tank of gas. It took us everywhere. When it got too ol... Read More

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1974 Honda Civic Reviews

A Lovely Little Car Well Ahead Of Its Time When It Came Out. By YDO010

Was just given one by a neighbour after it stood for ten yrs outside under a tarp. A Deluxe version with roof console with map reading light, interior light and clock with chrome overriders on bumper... Read More

Great Value And Wonderful For A Young Family! By Michael

This is the only car I have ever owned that I sold for more money "used" than I paid for the car "NEW". We once drove 250 mile with 4 adults and 2 kids and luggage and still averaged over 30 mpg. Wh... Read More

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1975 Honda Civic Reviews

Honda Civic Cvcc By carrotzilla

My first, car that is. In 1985 this car was "out" but I loved it. Big on the inside and really cool looking with the hood scoops, 2 pairs! I think I will buy another in the next couple of years f... Read More

Honda Civic 1200cc 2 Door Coupe W Trunk (no Hatchback) By instituteofenergy

This was my second car out of High School. I could not afford the gas for the 1973 GTO that I had so I sold it and bought a blue CIVIC Coupe. It came with 12" wheels but I put oversized mag rims (13... Read More

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1976 Honda Civic Reviews

Civic 1200 By TenthA86

I ran 120,000+ miles on mine - 13" American Racing wheels & T/A tires. It handled like a slot car - got 45 mpg on hwy & 35+ in town. Had factory am/fm & needed the following: new front fenders - dea... Read More

Rusty But Cute By Dwayne

good reliable vehicle but not very quiet inside. comfortable and fairly roomy but no otions whatsoever. Great on gas but as a result, very poor acceleration. Read More

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1977 Honda Civic Reviews

Its A Pretty Ight Car By Brandon

its a fun tiny car thats is very very good on gass, the car goes very good if you have a dohc integra 1.6 motor in it. it looks like it has no room, but there is alot of room when you get in it Read More

My First Car By Mark

great little auto. easy to repair, prone to rust along door sills though. got mine up to 100 mph, even 12 years old Read More

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