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1998 Honda Civic User Reviews

1998 Honda Civic Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 97 reviews

  • Performance:3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars 3.5 / 5
  • Appearance:3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars 3.7 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Overall: 4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5

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PROS
"fuel economy" 53 reviews
"ride" 39 reviews
"reliable car" 22 reviews
"power" 18 reviews
"handling" 14 reviews
CONS
"power" 21 reviews
"doors" 4 reviews
"small power" 3 reviews
"expensive car" 3 reviews
"transmission" 2 reviews

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AutolocatorsUpland writes:
1998 Honda Civic EX Review
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5

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Only a 2 Owner Vehicle, always maintained!

Cons

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

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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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Alex writes:
1998 Honda Civic DX Hatchback Review
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fun to drive

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get hit by anything bigger than a potato and you're done

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Honda — I kick the crap out of this car from 150k to 300k in a year and a halfs time. I drove this car LOWERED through markham snow in the middle of nowhere and it just plowed right throught it!. In the summer is was a lot of fun to drive. Tight corners, good accelleration, killer reliability, tons of parts and toys available.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Ashlee writes:
1998 Honda Civic LX Review
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great gas mileage; been known to still run over 300K; easy to work on/repair

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kind of slow.. little torque

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Love My Car — i bought the car with just over 130K on it and it runs like a champ. it gets amazing gas mileage and handles pretty well. they're really easy to work on and they're good cars, although stock they're a little slow.

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Austin writes:
1998 Honda Civic HX Coupe Review
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Great gas milage and reliability.

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We need a car with 4 doors. Not a very powerful engine.

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Fuel Efficient, But Not Big Enough — My wife and I were happy with the car, however we ran into some unexpected repair costs due to a previous owner adding excessive after market parts. The car would be best if left as original as possible. Otherwise, the car is great and gets you from points A to B while saving you gas.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Mercenary_cycles1 writes:
1998 Honda Civic HX Coupe Review
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Its great on gas (4 cylinder) It has a sport look to it.

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Need new paint job. Need inner door panel (however i will be buying it)

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98 Honda Civic Coupe --great Car — With the raising high cost of gas these day this Honda Civic Coupe is one of the best vehicle in the market today. It's a 4 cylinder so its great on gas. It's coupe style makes it a great car to hook up and add extra accessories to. You can pimp this ride or just ride it how it is stock ether way you will be noticed.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Eddie writes:
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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Noel writes:
1998 Honda Civic DX Hatchback Review
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Reliability, Fuel economy, Price, handling, turn radius

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none

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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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BreHn writes:
1998 Honda Civic LX Review
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I love the fact that it is so low to the ground and is extremely compact. but mainly the fact that everything is so simple and basic.

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I hate that the stock performance is so bad..

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Honda Approved — Well if you buy the car completely stock the performance is like that of a Toyota Prius. Performance will most definitely improve the more it is built up. The car does get loud at higher MPH's thats about it. Overall this car is pretty fun to drive and i would recommend it for a beginner tuner.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Mandy writes:
1998 Honda Civic HX Coupe Review
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Gas Milage

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It only has 2 doors

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Great Car Until Major Problems Start Happening — This car gets GREAT gas milage!! The only thing hat I really don't like about it is that there is oly 2 doors on the car... The car has been amazing for a first time car, I put on a lot of miles with this car, with driving back and forth from college.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Kenny writes:
1998 Honda Civic CX Hatchback Review
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Its a different looking compact and its something different.

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Tuners tend to ruin them so look for a nice model that isnt destroyed by someone.

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The Bottom-line Is You Get What You Pay For With Any Model Civics But They're Great Daily Drivers. — Just an overall great car that you dont see that much. Has okay performance but it is nothing special to begin with. Only costs about 23 bucks to fill even after "spirited" driving and cost of maintenance is incredibly cheap so a fantastic car in general. The fun factor with this car isnt very high to be honest. Unless you put a little work into it, it will only be a commuter with less than 140 horses.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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