1998 Honda Civic User Reviews

1998 Honda Civic Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 98 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" 22 reviews
"doors" 4 reviews
"small power" 3 reviews
"light" 3 reviews
"expensive car" 3 reviews

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Displaying 91 - 98 of 98 1998 Honda Civic reviews.

Katherine writes:
1998 Honda Civic DX Hatchback Review
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5

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reliable

Cons

small

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I Miss My Civic — it was a great car that was reliable and unexpensive on gasoline! the best car i ever had,,, it was fun to drive

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Lynn writes:
1998 Honda Civic EX Coupe Review
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4

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fast, good fuel mileage

Cons

small

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Civicbot — this ones been through alot (dont play chicken with transports) vtech upgrade, new trans, headers, exhaust, intake, chip, racing suspention, rockford fosguate system, TV, playstation, gps...blah blah... Anyways its my baby.

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Scott writes:
1998 Honda Civic HX Coupe Review
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3

Pros

46 Highway MPG/42 Town MPG

Cons

SLOW

35

Good Mpg... — Looks okay. its slow, its an automatic. Good for anything a 4 cyl. is good for

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Mary writes:
1998 Honda Civic LX Review
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4

Pros

It is very reliable.

Cons

It's a tiny car.

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It Is Dependable. — It is only a four cylinder so the accelaration isn't very good, and i havent dared trying to figure the top speed i think the fastest ive gone is like 110. However it is a good car i mean after all it is a honda so it will run forever. The gas mileage is ok, it probably gets somewhere around 25 m/g. The handling isnt the greatest once you hit around 85mph it starts to shake. Overall all though it is a reliable car that will get you from point a to point b without a problem.

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Jason writes:
1998 Honda Civic DX Coupe Review
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5

Pros

reliable, fuel efficient

Cons

starting to get old

25

Still Driving It Now — the first new car i ever purchased. After 3 accidents, its still the only thing I own that I had before I met my wife

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Daniel writes:
1998 Honda Civic DX Hatchback Review
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4

Pros

Mileage

Cons

It gets broken into too much.

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Good Beater — Performance is medium across the board. Build was awesome, it's survived me thus far. Appearance, well it was a nice car to start. I still have last winters bumper damage. Cost to own has been minimal, minus body shop repairs. I usually get mid 20's for gas, unless on sunday drives where i get 30-40's. Fun to drive, not to work. But other places, yes.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Nick writes:
1998 Honda Civic DX Hatchback Review
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5

Pros

vtec, 158 bhp

Cons

not the nicest car

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Sleeper, Fast But Looks Slow — i love pulling up to all these people in there bmw 2.0 litres and the golf gti and beating them. Doesnt look the nicest car in the world but its good at handling and quite fast. Any1 who has got a civic b16 vti. knows somfin about cars

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Jay writes:
1998 Honda Civic LX Review
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5

Pros

I get 35+mpg with over 90hp :o)  and its not broke like your american pile

Cons

you can time the 1/4 mile with a sundial and its not meant for offroad use

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It's Not A Rice Burner, Maybe A Rice Cooker? — 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 problems. Bought it with 88k and now I got about 110k and still rolling strong. Not quite the horsepower of todays cars but how many of todays cars get over 35mpg in traffic day in and out? F.ast O.nly R.olling D.ownhill C.onstantly H.aving E.very V.ehicle R.ecalled O.ver L.ousy E.ngineering T.echniques D.oes O.nly D.rive G.randma E.verywhere

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2013 Honda Civic Reviews

Its A Good Improvement Over 2012 Civic By bamf270

honda got some grief over the 2012 civic. i recently leased a 2013 ex and have noticed its quieter ride at highway speeds. great fuel efficiency with over 42 mpg at 70mph and combined total mpg cur... Read More

Best Small Sedan By Onlyicon

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2012 Honda Civic Reviews

Civic Cng 2012 By CngCivic

Not as powerful as gas model brakes are under powered with 4 passengers. Car is super smooth, long trips are very easy and refueling take minutes. Car had capacity to go well over 300k miles and never... Read More

Great Second Car. By Lucypenny

This car met all of our expectations for a second car. It is comfortable and roomy. We drove the car on a few long trips and we're very satisfied with the performance. We liked the economy, looks, ... Read More

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2011 Honda Civic Reviews

Excellent Well Rounded Car By Clarkcars

I was really impressed with filling it up $40 dollars in gas and it lasting a long time for short commutes to work/school or long rides because it has great fuel miles and was also very comfortable dr... Read More

Quick Affordable And Fun To Drive. By MarkMedina

This is my second civic si ... and I will be getting a 3rd here soon these cars will last a LIFETIME no matter how hard you push it. Sporty family 4 door car that will turn heads for sure without a do... 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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2009 Honda Civic Reviews

We Loved It By zheka78

We loved the civic for the five years we owned it. Not a single malfunction. Very inexpensive maintenance. Seats are pretty supportive and back seat has ample space. We took long trips with four ... Read More

Sporty, Modern, Practical, And Fun! By darinmccauley

I really like the look of this year (2009) especially with the LX-S package. That package offers real alloys and a spoiler that make it look sportier than the regular, lower civics running around. Jus... Read More

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