1998 Honda Civic User Reviews

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1998 Honda Civic LX Review
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Fuel saver. Low cost maintenance.

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None.

codys925
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This Was A Cherry Of A Commuter. — Owned this car for 14 years and couldn't be more pleased. It got us from A to B very efficiently. It was my wife and I's first car purchase and has not let us down. It handled the addition of a couple of children just fine. Still has life left.

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MPG, Comfort, Reliability

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Great Commuter — Nothing flash, but everything is done right. The car has over 210000 miles on it and still runs like a top. I get almost 30 mpg combined and I don't have a light foot. Frankly this car will run forever if you take proper car of it, and probably even if you don't.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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1998 Honda Civic DX Review
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great A to B car.

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its a dog power wise

rage331z
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Cheap Fuel Efficient, Reliable, Takes A Beating And Keeps On Ticking — underpowered, seems like eveerything build wise is just enought to keep them running. parts are cheap and you can find them everywhere. you take care of the car and the car will take care of you, nice car to blend in if you know what I mean...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Long lasting reliability

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Not so strong acceleration

willardhalsey
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Very Low Maintenance, Very Reliable, Great Gas Mileage At 33+ — This has been a great car that has served my family well. Got my daughter thru High School and College, and now providing a great commuting car with very low costs. Honda continues to provide a great automobile that lasts!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Awesomely fun car to drive

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FWD :((

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My Pocket Monster — Its honestly one of my favorite cars though I wish it were RWD but hey beggers can't be choosers i got it for less than 1k and i do enjoy the drive home from work and back it does need a few things and I am planning to Mod it just a bit so I can at least show it off a bit

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The 5 speed manual transmission

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Nothing sucks

martin0870
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It Is A Really Good Car — I would recomend this car to anybody. It looks nice fast and all around good car. If your looking for a good street tuner or a family car here is a good car for that. I love this car and wouldnt trade it for the world

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1998 Honda Civic DX Review
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reliable and cheap transportation

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the seats suck, a/c needs a minute to cool.

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Buy It If U Get A Great Deal — amazing first car, i got it for 1500. it is amazing as a daily driver. you can tell it had small people in mind, i wish the seats were taller. at a red light, it accelerates quickly so i don't hesitate. the ride is nice but you feel every bump and i hate that.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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1998 Honda Civic DX Hatchback Review
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Reliability, Fuel economy, Price, handling, turn radius

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Loved This Car — Not the most powerful car but I loved everything else about it. Bought it new and traded it in with 116,000 miles. Always got me where I needed to go. 34 mpg normal driving. 39 mpg with mostly highway driving. Double wishbone suspension made it handle great. My favorite of all the cars i have owned. I regret trading it in when I did and wish I had kept it longer.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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1998 Honda Civic EX Review
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Only a 2 Owner Vehicle, always maintained!

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The year, it is a 14 year old car, however it is a Honda!

AutolocatorsUpland
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Reliable And Great On Gas — With the gas prices on the incline this is a perfect vehcile for anybody that wants to save money on gas but yet you dont want to buy a scooter. Hondas are inexpensive to insure so you will save all around!

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I like what is available in the aftermarket. great gas mileage.

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with the non-vtec motor it feels under powered at time

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Good Car Tons Of Potentail — haven't had any major done just routine maintenance. i only paid 4 ,000 for the car and insurance is cheap.so i don't have many complaints. i think this car is a blast to drive. it has a lot potential if you are willing to invest the money into it.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Reviews From Other Years

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

Really Good And Can Be A Really Good First Car For Anyone By Gerson23

I like everything about the car how smooth it is and how others can't help but look at and I love that. I don't have any negative comments about it. Try it and you won't regret it is just good 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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