1997 Honda Civic Overview


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CX Hatchback
3 national listings
18 national listings
DX Hatchback
Avg. Price: $3,468
12 national listings
49 national listings

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45 stars

Based on 64 reviews

6th Gen Ej9 Civic Is by Carl
 — Proud owner of a ยด97 CGM EJ9 iS Shortshift. EJ9 means it was an EDM-spec car powered by Hondas D14A4-engine. Performance: 1.4 @ 90hk ment that my car was not a sports car nor was it a snail. My engin... Read More
The Civic Si Is An Awesome Car! by Aliza
 — I loved this car, kept it for 10 years until it was totaled in a crash (I walked away with barely a bump; the paramedics, cops, firemen, body shop-- all were impressed based on how fast the other car ... Read More
Call Me A Ricer But I Love It! by Jordan
 — I bought the car completely stock and unmollested as a daily driver, and loved the fuel economy and go cart handling. I soon blew the clutch, then decided i might as well blow the engine as well, wch... Read More

1997 Honda Civic Overview

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Based on 64 reviews

1997 Honda Civic

Anonymous was the description one person gave the 1997 Honda Civic. Certainly it looks plain, and that is where anonymous stops. Long term, overall cost of driving and maintaining this vehicle is at the top. Resale value for this automobile is better than most compacts. And, for a price ranging from 1,500 to 3,000, it is fairly comfortable for such a small car.


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Honda Civic Questions


Transmission Problem

Car starts but is making weird noise, shifter moves but won't go in to anygears

9 views with 7 answers (last answer 2 days ago)

Transmission Problem

1997 Honda Civic- VTI Automatic Transmission When i start it at first it gears won't shift but after awhile when it gets hot the gears shift. Ok

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Nate Adams

97 Honda Civic Clutxh

I need to know what years I can go between for a clutch for my 97 civic lx.

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Michael Alexander

I Haven't Driven My Car In Two Days. This Morning It Wouldn't Turn Over? I ...

22 views with 3 answers (last answer 2 months ago)
Byron Pyburn Sr

97 Honda Civic Is Over Heating While Being Idle And When I Use A C It Burns...

I can run the air conditioning and the next day I have to add a little water.

7 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 months ago)