1998 Honda Civic Overview


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CX Hatchback
2 national listings
12 national listings
DX Coupe
9 national listings
Avg. Price: $3,147
DX Hatchback
7 national listings
27 national listings
EX Coupe
38 national listings
HX Coupe
5 national listings
85 national listings

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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


98 Civic Runs Fine Until Warmed Up Then Shuts Off When Not Accelerating

The other day my car had been acting weird, oil light kept flickering after I got an oil leak fixed. I put oil in and CD2 Heavy Duty Sealer and the car started running better than ever immediately. ...

7 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 days ago)

Is This A Car That I Should Try To Keep?

I've got a '98 Civic-LX with 86K miles on it. It's been in storage for over 10 years. At 80K miles, the entire transmission had to be replaced. Around the same time, the "Check Engine" light keeps goi...

14 views with 4 answers (last answer about a week ago)

I Replaced The Distributor On My 98 Civic, And It Did Fine For A While,but ...

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Brandon Burks

P101 Code For D16y8. I Checked For Vacuum Leaks And Replaced Both Maps And ...

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Kim Fabre

My 1998 Honda Civic Runs But Im Having Problems Putting It In Gear. I Can ...

Sometimes i have to turn car off at light to put in 1st gear. 3rd gear also hard to get into. But sometimes after running for a block then shifting is ok.

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