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

User Reviews

Displaying 41 - 50 of 73 1996 Honda Civic reviews.

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

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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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Fernando writes:
1996 Honda Civic LX Review
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4

Pros

avergae car, fast, elegant comfortable, safe and cheap

Cons

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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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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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

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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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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 :(

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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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Jacob writes:
1996 Honda Civic EX Review
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4

Pros

Manual Transmission

Cons

Weak engine

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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

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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

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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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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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