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 CX Hatchback Review
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can't kill it

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can't kill it

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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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1997 Honda Civic LX Review
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It's mine!

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It's not done yet

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My Whip! — Love that it's mine...when it's done i'll be happy. Already got a lot of stuff done; engine, tranny, rims, lowered, sound system, exhaust, seats, shirt shifter, gauges, etc...a lot more to come! For a 4 door family sedan, it moves pretty good

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1997 Honda Civic DX Hatchback Review
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Cheap to maintain

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Easy to steal, so you have to protect it!

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Honda Power! — You can get parts anywhere, and usually easy to find. Performance wise, they can be built to be pretty fast with the right amount of money. They are cheap to buy. It is always fun to drive and it's my 3rd one. I'd buy another one!

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1997 Honda Civic DX Coupe Review
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Sexxxy

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not a 5 speed

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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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1997 Honda Civic DX Hatchback Review
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quick

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purple

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97 Blurple Bubble — I like that the car is so light which means i wont have to spend as much money on performance upgades an I can put more money towards the appearance of the car. not that it is ugly. it is jus it can be much more aerodynamic with visual upgrades

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1997 Honda Civic EX Review
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Efficient,

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small, few cosmetic issues,

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Honda Daily Driver — This car has had the best cost of ownership experience I can possibly imagine. It performs well in a daily driver mode, but excels in it's efficient gas usage, and handles well, making it a fun car to drive. The only downside is that it doesn't take hills well, and power? None that I could see.

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1997 Honda Civic HX Coupe Review
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Excellent Gas mileage

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have not expereinced any

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Best Car For The Money — My little HX amazes me just about everyday. I have owned it just over a year now and I could not be happier. I almost always enjoy an average MPG of close to 37, and it costs right around $30 to fill up, even now. The interior has held up very well. The car is not underpowered and will easily keep up with freeway traffic. It now has just over 99,000 miles on it and I am very confident that with regular maintainence it will go another 150,000 easy. The car is very fun to drive and it is cool to own something that was such a limited model, the CVT Transmission is incredibly smooth and efficient.

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1997 Honda Civic CX Hatchback Review
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Everything is a + love everything ive done to it.

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There is nothing negative about this car!

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Love My Honda! — Too many things to love about the car, tons of aftermarket stuff. Many engine mods available, from full swaps to internal upgrades on the stock motor itself. Very great on gas even with it heavily modded, which not only makes it easy on the wallet but even more of a joy to drive.

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1997 Honda Civic DX Review
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Looks, drivability

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Mileage

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Honda Civic 97 Sedan — Car is 11 years old and does not require so much repairs apart from maintenance tasks. Performance is more than average with little modification. Appearance was enhanced with a new paintjob. Gas mileage is a bit lower than the regular car maybe because of modifications on exhaust. With the modifications on the sound system, its trully fun to drive.

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1997 Honda Civic CX Hatchback Review
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Agile, great handling, can be modified esaily, small, fuel consommaion low

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Could have more power to make it feel great

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Honda Civic — Overall it's a good car. This small car is agile and accelerate with ease...but still missing some power in the engine. The handling feels great. But I've got repair that car a few time because of the winter. This car don't perform at his best in winter and some part break easily. The appearance of my car is kinda crapy since I've got an accident on the front of the driver side. But still, that car is fun to ride!

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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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