1998 Honda Civic Overview


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CX Hatchback
13 national listings
DX Coupe
11 national listings
DX Hatchback
Avg. Price: $4,626
23 national listings
EX Coupe
75 national listings
HX Coupe
6 national listings
103 national listings

Honda Civic Experts

#1 Takoda Fraser
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Reputation 520
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Average User Score

4.35 stars

Based on 98 reviews

Fun Car Few Problems by yoshi24601
 — I have had this car for about 7 years now and i am still proud to say that i own a honda civic coupe. I have the manual transmission and love how it feels when cornering the only problem that i ha... 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
My 98 Civic Dx Review by Kramer
 — I love the very good acceleration for this little 1.6L SOHC 106hp@6,700rpm's. great breaking, and handling. it has only needed new front axels and muffler. the interior is very well layed out, and eas... Read More

1998 Honda Civic Overview

Overall User Score

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Based on 98 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


Honda Civic Dies After 6 Minutes In Cool Weather Why?

i have a 1998 honda civic that will die after 6 minutes of running in 50 degrees or below and will restart after 60 seconds in park with the ignition off and be fine for the rest of the day.

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Elijah Kearse

Overheating. My Car Has Been Overheating Within The First 10 Minutes Of Dri...

Car does not leak coolant.

5 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 weeks ago)
Elijah Kearse

My Car Has Been Overheating Bad. Gauge Goes All The Way Up Within 10 Mins O...

Overheating. My car has been overheating within the first 10 minutes of driving. Since I've had the car I prefaced the heater hose, radiator, radiator cooling fan, thermostat and too radiator hose...

16 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 weeks ago)
Diane Eastridge

Can You Put A V-tech Cylinder Head On A Non V-tech Engine

i have a cracked cylinder head and i ordered another which i thought was rebuilt but only used but he says (mechanic) says its a v-tech and the rocker assembly isnt the same, will it still work or i...

15 views with 2 answers (last answer 3 weeks ago)
Diane Eastridge

Does My Car Come With A V-tech?

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