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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Displaying 31 - 40 of 87 1997 Honda Civic reviews.

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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Jorge Miguel writes:
1997 Honda Civic EX Review
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5

Pros

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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Logan writes:
1997 Honda Civic EX Review
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4

Pros

awesome

Cons

none

25

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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Sener writes:
1997 Honda Civic EX Review
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5

Pros

I own it.

Cons

nothing

55

My Baby — I love my new car. Have lots of plans for it. Soon to be in car shows. I have a full lip kit, HID's top & bottom with eyelids, Rear spoiler & roof spoiler, Drag dr16 16" rims w/ Kumho tires. More to come. Custom music & interior.

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Syed writes:
1997 Honda Civic Review
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5

Pros

its comfortable

Cons

none

25

Awesum For Modification — This car is awesum.....i like the shooot....its very comfortable. it has sharp turning...nice torque...when u drive it feels u r driving a classs... nice look....nice body....adjustable steering and best fot modification purpose....it can be use for racing

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Guillaume writes:
1997 Honda Civic CX Hatchback Review
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3

Pros

can't kill it

Cons

can't kill it

25

Unkillable Civic — I wish I could kill it. I've tried my best but it seems like this car just wont die. Downshifting from the fifth into the second gear won't even do it. My next attempt will involve either a cliff or rock pile. Stay tuned.

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James writes:
1997 Honda Civic DX Coupe Review
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5

Pros

Sexxxy

Cons

not a 5 speed

25

Civic Review — The damn thing runs like a top. it needs some rims sure...but hell i love it. i'll admit that it would be a lil more fun if it was a five speed. but it still runs pretty damn good. 35 mpg. plus. chicks dig civics...haa

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gthaley writes:
1997 Honda Civic EX Review
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3

Pros

small

Cons

not running

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I Like This Car But My Wifr Is Getting Fedup With It! — Bought this car to replace my 1997 subaru legacy that has 255000 on it. It is not running because I have a coolant leak on the back of the engine? going to take it into sts tire in a little while.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Matt writes:
1997 Honda Civic DX Coupe Review
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5

Pros

good on gas, never broke down once.

Cons

gutless, no room in it, little scary on the highway next to transports

45

The Donda. — another vehicle i never stopped driving. should never have got rid of it.

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Stefan writes:
1997 Honda Civic DX Hatchback Review
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4

Pros

design, handling,reliable

Cons

weak interior --> vulnerable to scratches

35

My First Car — nice handling, good acceleration for 90hp

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Cute Trash By revbaby

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A Lovely Little Car Well Ahead Of Its Time When It Came Out. By YDO010

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Civic 1200 By TenthA86

I ran 120,000+ miles on mine - 13" American Racing wheels & T/A tires. It handled like a slot car - got 45 mpg on hwy & 35+ in town. Had factory am/fm & needed the following: new front fenders - dea... Read More

Rusty But Cute By Dwayne

good reliable vehicle but not very quiet inside. comfortable and fairly roomy but no otions whatsoever. Great on gas but as a result, very poor acceleration. Read More

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1977 Honda Civic Reviews

Its A Pretty Ight Car By Brandon

its a fun tiny car thats is very very good on gass, the car goes very good if you have a dohc integra 1.6 motor in it. it looks like it has no room, but there is alot of room when you get in it Read More

My First Car By Mark

great little auto. easy to repair, prone to rust along door sills though. got mine up to 100 mph, even 12 years old Read More

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