1996 Honda Prelude Overview


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2 Dr S Coupe
2 Dr Si Coupe
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2 Dr VTEC Coupe

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4.25 stars

Based on 13 reviews

Honda Prelude by Matthew
 — this car was really cool, i got it with an exhaust system on it, a superchip, new headers, and it had lowered suspension which is a good and a bad thing... Oh and it was a stick shift so whenever i fe... Read More
Over All Its Dependable by Howard
 — ist a nice black and it is so fun to drive the car is heavy so its not to fast of the go but it handles nice the car corners real good it feels like a widebody car the inside is a drivers car it is fi... Read More
My Prelude by Alex
 — most reliable car i ever had! air con was lovely, ride was aweseome, the standard seats were really comfy. I had the car up til last year and it still started everytime with no problems. I ruined it b... Read More

1996 Honda Prelude Overview

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Based on 13 reviews

1996 Honda Prelude

When the 1996 Honda Prelude premiered, some wondered if the line would continue. The sports coupe market had been shrinking, and the 1996 design was really no different than previous years.

But, the low nose, height tail, massive width, and low roof work together to make this still a wanted car for the sporty macho types and anyone who appreciates a great silhouette.

The standard model comes complete with power windows and mirrors, an AM/FM/cassette stereo, cruise control, a power sunroof and antenna, and rear seats that split and fold down.

Most all drivers praise its handling and many love its acceleration - with some even claiming that at 90 mph, it still accelerates!


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Honda Prelude Questions

Sean Terry


Do the door locks and ignition take the same key on a 1996 honda prelude sr-v?

2 views with 1 answer (last answer about a month ago)
Cheng Her

I Have A 96 Prelude, Which Is A 1992-1996 Model But Mine Is A Obd 2. Can I ...

19 views with 3 answers (last answer 3 months ago)
Zach Gauldin

Greddy Evo Ii Vs Apexi N1

So ive gotta 96 Prelude Si. h23a1. im looking for a catback system thats not ricey and has that deep tone. ive done some searching and just wondering what other people think. So far i like the Greddy ...

406 views with 5 answers (last answer 7 years ago)
Dave McLean


what size are the wheels

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