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 61 - 70 of 72 1996 Honda Civic reviews.

David writes:
1996 Honda Civic EX Coupe Review
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5

Pros

great mileage

Cons

none really

25

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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Jessica writes:
1996 Honda Civic LX Review
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3

Pros

Gas mileage

Cons

Little maintenance crap that kills your wallett

45

Ok Beater Lots Of Stupid Little Maintenance Issues — Have had to replace door wiring harness because wires were broken. Window motors are never reliable, but it gets good gas milage and has over 180 on her.

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Bob writes:
1996 Honda Civic EX Coupe Review
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4

Pros

Looked very sexy when I was done.

Cons

Wasn't the fastest of cars, but the SOHC vtec kept up for a sub 2 liter engine.

45

Fun Ricer......if You're Into Them — I'm kinda glad I grew out of this faze, but it was a fun car to drive around in at the time. Plus I still think it looked bad ass in its prime.

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Nicola writes:
1996 Honda Civic CX Hatchback Review
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3

Pros

My dog sliding around in the back was extremely funny

Cons

Dull dull dulllllll

25

Boring Reliable Car — It was so reliable, and ran forever on a tank of fuel. Boring as anything though

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Joekie writes:
1996 Honda Civic LX Review
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5

Pros

Just a reliable car to get around town, good aftermarket support for a hobby

Cons

Didn't go too fast.

35

My Hobby — Just a civic. Mild tune - Suspensions, Rims, Tires, Bars, Exhaust, Cosmetics, seats, auto-manual conv.

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Rusty writes:
1996 Honda Civic CX Hatchback Review
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2

Pros

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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Stefan writes:
1996 Honda Civic CX Hatchback Review
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2

Pros

it looks good, it drives good, good on gas... and apparently they don't die? lol...

Cons

too pricey for what you get, no power anything.  even the tape deck is moody >.<

35

Good All Around Car... But Too Expensive For What Little You Get — all around a good car, but for 5 grand it's pretty lame to not have power steering, automatic transmission, air conditioning or a decent sound system... this is the problem with most imports, they're over priced used... but once it's up to par and is not nasty grey and silver everywhere and stuff I doubt I'll hate it as much, performance and quailty are pretty good...

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Martin writes:
1996 Honda Civic EX Coupe Review
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5

Pros

Easy to tune and lots of parts availible

Cons

Manufacturer parts expensive.

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High Revving, Easily Modifyable, Fwd Fun! — Great fun to drive, good acceleration and braking, steering is slightly vague. with slight engine modifications can easily beat better cars. All engines easily swapped and most parts bolt on/bolt off.

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Francisco writes:
1996 Honda Civic CX Hatchback Review
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4

Pros

Great look
Exceent handling
Reliable engine, it´s a Honda

Cons

Small Engine
nothing elsee...

35

My Ex-civic... — This is my old civic. A '96 JDM Civic. I bought it for a swap, but never was done.

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Brian writes:
1996 Honda Civic Review
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5

Pros

fast

Cons

slips when wet

25

Fast And Sporty — this 1.4i has coupe' brakes and is low to the ground. very sound , very easy on the eye

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2012 Honda Civic Reviews

Economy Size Car By Saeedch14

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Civic Cng 2012 By CngCivic

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2011 Honda Civic Reviews

Best In Class By Auntielo1

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

Excellent Well Rounded Car By Clarkcars

I was really impressed with filling it up $40 dollars in gas and it lasting a long time for short commutes to work/school or long rides because it has great fuel miles and was also very comfortable dr... 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

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

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

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