1998 Honda Civic Overview


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CX Hatchback
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9 national listings
DX Hatchback
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74 national listings

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Average User Score

4.25 stars

Based on 70 reviews

Solid Reliable Inexpensive Transportation by UnCivic
 — I bought it used, expecting a couple more years. The Civic would have none of that, and for about $800 repairs a year to pass inspection it's kept going four years. Change the oil and filter and put g... Read More
It's Not A Rice Burner, Maybe A Rice Cooker? by Jay
 — To start its got the fine Honda engineering that Should go into all premium automobiles. It's never let me down, I've only had to do the basics that you would with any other car but without any major ... Read More
Civic by Steve
 — Although it doesn't score the best in performance and appearance, it's a very reliable car that I know will start every morning. It more than adequately serves its purpose as a cheap to own and drive ... Read More

1998 Honda Civic Overview

Overall User Score

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Based on 70 reviews

1998 Honda Civic

The 1998 Honda Civic earned an overall super-high rating from reviewers, and more than 90% of owners said they would recommend the '98 Civic to others. Fans praise its easy handling, fuel economy, low maintenance, and more than adequate cargo space.

The negatives were its size (but it is a compact, after all) and lack of power, especially when driving uphill. However, if you would like a car for daily use, you may want to try this one and could likely get one at a reasonable price.


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Honda Civic Questions


Emergency Brake Light Stay On Honda Civci 1998 Ex

the brake on fine and brake fuild is full

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Mark Lee

Problem With Automatic Transmission Switching Gears On 98 Honda Civic Dx

I have a 1998 Honda Civic LX with automatic transmission. The mileage on the car is around 75,000 miles. When I try to drive the car from a standing position, the gears on the on the transmission w...

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I Have A 98 Honda Civic Hatchback My Dashboard Lights Will Not Turn On I Ch...

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Is A 1998 Honda Civic Lx Front Wheel Drive?

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