1997 Honda Civic User Reviews

1997 Honda Civic Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 87 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" 45 reviews
"ride" 32 reviews
"reliable car" 23 reviews
"power" 22 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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1997 Honda Civic EX Review
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looks nice

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engine too complicated for a toyota buddy

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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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1997 Honda Civic LX Review
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honda

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nothing

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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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1997 Honda Civic EX Coupe Review
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the stereo i put i it

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self-explanitory, its a civic

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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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1997 Honda Civic EX Review
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Reliable

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Not the faster

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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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1997 Honda Civic LX Review
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DEPENDABLE

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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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1997 Honda Civic EX Review
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performance

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rims

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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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1997 Honda Civic CX Hatchback Review
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sporty and small

Cons

lacks a lot of power

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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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1997 Honda Civic EX Review
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you can get a lot of power

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expensive spares

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Awesome Ride — the porformance was good for 1.5 and looks mighty good with bodykit and 17" rims. the spares are expensive but worth it. you can fit a K20A in and probably get over 200bhp with proper tunning. overrall good car and odviously worth every penny.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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1997 Honda Civic EX Review
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awesome

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none

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Sick — Handles well, rattles from subwoofers, exterior styling is ok, clutch/gearbox/tranny is all good, great gas mileage, low maintenance costs, pretty fun to drive so yea i just wrote everything you told me to write about so why do you need more words

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

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1997 Honda Civic EX Coupe Review
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Interior still looks great after 12 years!

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Highway traveling sucks, good city car.

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A Long Lasting City Car That's Nice To Your Wallet. — No power on the highway! It rides great at 55 mph but doesn't like 70. It's a fun car with almost no maintenance and gets good gas mileage. I did have to replace the transmission though but I'm not sure why.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2014 Honda Civic Reviews

Amazing Ride By Alex

I recently nough this car, and man i love it, very smooth to drive and always reliable. I know when i turn the key it will start. if you havent drove one, you need to! it wont disappoint, i promise Read More

Amazing Car To Own! By alexsntn

i love the handeling, very fun to drive for a four cyl. Good on gar, i love the side view camara. Coulnt find anything wrong with it, it even did good in the snow. Safety was an importnat factor. not ... Read More

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2013 Honda Civic Reviews

Nice Small Car By subramanian_v

Car gives great mileage and doesn't require any maintenance other than service at regular intervals. Civic is an ideal car for people who are single or drive long distance as its gives 40+ in highways... Read More

Super Commuter. By witii

Had never driven a civic or a hybrid before. Was looking for the best bang for the buck getting over 40 miles/gallon combined as my current commute is 130 mi/day . Did not want a hybrid but found that... Read More

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2012 Honda Civic Reviews

Classy Car By Caddyohlala

I love the car, it handles real well. The gas mileage is a winner, and shifting the car is so much fun, she is fun to drive! It's sharp and eye catcher, just sad I must sell due to unforseeable circum... Read More

Great Car - Some Drawbacks By wwboy

I like my car. it's efficient, simple, and good looking. The imid display, steering wheel controls are super nice. I like the built-in phone and the adjustability of the steering wheel and seats. I'm ... Read More

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2011 Honda Civic Reviews

The Pinnacle Reliable Commuter Vehicle By vayu17

I loved pretty much everything about this car. It made me more conscious of how I drive to achieve a higher fuel economy. The car handled well in almost every situation. I drove this car across the... Read More

Madison By Lamster

Madison is a very beginner friendly car. It drives like a regular civic in low rpm saving gas but when needed to go fast, she picks up fast. All due to her Vtec. She puts a joy inside of me everytime 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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