1997 Honda Civic User Reviews

1997 Honda Civic Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 85 reviews

  • Performance:3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars 3.5 / 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:4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5
  • Overall: 4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5

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PROS
"fuel economy" 43 reviews
"ride" 32 reviews
"power" 22 reviews
"reliable car" 21 reviews
"handling" 12 reviews
CONS
"power" 18 reviews
"fuel economy" 4 reviews
"ride" 4 reviews
"window" 4 reviews
"noise" 4 reviews

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Displaying 31 - 40 of 85 1997 Honda Civic reviews.

Saša writes:
1997 Honda Civic Review
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5

Pros

Handling

Cons

Safety

25

It Is A God Car — 0.9 to 60 mil. Braking fro 60 mil to 0 in 40 meters. Great handling. Doesent spend a lot of gas, about 6 liters to a 100 km. And its fun to drive. Its a good car to drive. Styling isgod.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Chase writes:
1997 Honda Civic DX Review
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4

Pros

gas saver

Cons

nothing

25

Good — performance- great everything build quailty- it needed little things appreance- both exterior and interior need work but are okay cost of ownership- 245k, when it needs it fun factor- this is a fun car to drive cuz it saves gas

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Jordan writes:
1997 Honda Civic LX Review
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4

Pros

Gas Sipper

Cons

If you're tall

25

Like It, Dont Love It. — This is a nice car for a student or starting off family. It handles pretty well, but not a 'racer' at all... It gets great gas mileage but okay if you are a heavy lead foot driver. Small interior and not for a big family.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Darlene writes:
1997 Honda Civic EX Review
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2

Pros

looks nice

Cons

engine too complicated for a toyota buddy

25

So-so — just bought it from my hubby's cousin. i thought that honda is ok and yes it's ok but i was having a hard time maintaining it. it is not so fun to drive when i started having problems with the car.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Mitchell writes:
1997 Honda Civic LX Review
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4

Pros

honda

Cons

nothing

35

Civic — needs more hp and better sound as well as rims and tinted windows this an amazing little car parts to fix it are expencive but rarly ever need any this car handles like a gocart on nos hondas rule mitch

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Lucas writes:
1997 Honda Civic EX Coupe Review
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1

Pros

the stereo i put i it

Cons

self-explanitory, its a civic

25

The Civic At A Glance — If you like using your windows this may not be the best car for you. The engine is also nothing to be excited about, 1.6 liters of lawnmower power! The highlight of owning a civic, however, is winter time antics such as snow rallying while on a........ um well u can figure that out.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Robin writes:
1997 Honda Civic EX Review
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5

Pros

Reliable

Cons

Not the faster

25

White Knight — Awesome car, cant say anything bad about it. White and nice. Cheap on fuel. And very fun. Performance wise excellent. Spacious interior and comfort in all areas. Havent had to fix anything about it yet much reccomended for everyone. YEAH!

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

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GeoMan writes:
1997 Honda Civic LX Review
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5

Pros

DEPENDABLE

Cons

rotors warp too easily, weak exhaust manifold

GeoMan
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This Is The Best Car I Ever Bought. — The low cost of ownership has saved me the price of the vehicle. It did not cost much to buy, did not cost much to maintain, and still get nearly 40 MPG on the highway. Yes, the cassette (!) player is hard to access and the A/C is good but not great, but every year I drive it is another year my daughter can go to college.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Jorge Miguel writes:
1997 Honda Civic EX Review
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5

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performance

Cons

rims

25

Fun — when i bought this car i thought it was going to be really slow and ugly, but then i realize it wasnt that bad and i started to see it with love eyes hehehe i ll sell it pretty soon, the beast is coming

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

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Callen writes:
1997 Honda Civic CX Hatchback Review
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3

Pros

sporty and small

Cons

lacks a lot of power

25

Good Starter To The Import Scene — well its a good car if your just into imports and looking to buy parts cheap but the downside is that is lacks power and you need to do lots to gain it. looks good i love the hatchback look but it was fun to drive and cheap on gas.

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

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2010 Honda Civic Reviews

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2009 Honda Civic Reviews

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