1998 Honda Civic Overview


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CX Hatchback
1 national listing
9 national listings
DX Hatchback
11 national listings
Avg. Price: $3,146
86 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


Ac System

I have a Civic 1998 DX and the car does not has the AC system, will a 1995 civic AC fit on my model ?

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I Have A 98 Honda Civic Dx What I Started And Put It In Drive It Stalls Out...


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How Much Of A Down Payment Is Needed For Someone On Disability

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98 Honda Civic Flickering Lights

The headlights brake lights dashboard lights flicker speedometer goes crazy. Changed alternator checked fuses. Turn car on with a jump but slowly starts dying. Also removed the battery plug and i...

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Left Rear End Brake Lights Dont Turn On When I Press My Brakes But Turn On ...

My left rear lights wont turn of when i brake or when i go into reverse, but my right ones do turn on when i brake and when i go into reverse. Also when i press my alarm the lights go off, i think it ...

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