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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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Displaying 41 - 50 of 97 1998 Honda Civic reviews.

Matt writes:
1998 Honda Civic LX Review
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5

Pros

mileage, comfort, ease of maintenance

Cons

none

25

Its A Good Ride For The Price — its nice, its fast enough for day-to-day operations. it makes good gas mileage, its comfy too. cost of ownership is low because honda makes a good quality product making maintenance easy and affordable. Life is good, in a honda civic.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Adam writes:
1998 Honda Civic LX Review
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4

Pros

MPG, Looks, Reliable

Cons

expensive to fix,!!!

45

Reliable Car — When you fix a honda, the parts are not cheap. The car performs well for the smal 1.6 L engine that is in it. As far as the body goes, it looks good, but it is really thin. Thump the car, and you have yourself a dent. The insurance is fairly cheap, has a really good resale value, and this car is just fun to have around, of course with the great gas milage, you can drive all you want!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Rumen writes:
1998 Honda Civic CX Hatchback Review
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4

Pros

Thrills

Cons

Its small

25

Thrilling And Well Build Budget Car — Performance - high RPM Power makes it feel like a HOnda Bike engine. Build Quality -exceptional Appearance- it depends, but i like it Costs - just avoid crashing it and youll be a very happy man:) Fun Factor - it scores 8 of 10 here:)

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

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Genoa writes:
1998 Honda Civic DX Coupe Review
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3

Pros

Fuel efficient, reliable, fun, sporty

Cons

Repairs can be pricey

45

Once You Go Import, You Never Go Back — Performance - the engine needs work, it goes but only in the lower gears Build Quality - good overall, only needed to do normal wear & tear repairs Appearance - Interior is good, would like a little more knee room under steering wheel. Exterior needs work, rusts too easily Cost of Ownership - Very reasonable, good on gas. But save for repairs, more expensive than domestics Fun Factor - I love driving my car, it's quick, loud (aftermarket exhaust). After some exterior and engine work, it'll be a great little show car.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Nathan writes:
1998 Honda Civic CX Hatchback Review
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5

Pros

cheap to run, fun to drive. very reliable

Cons

not a performance car.

55

Honda Civic Hatch Cxi — good car. very reliable engine, if a little small. not a performance car at all, but very zippy for the size of the car/engine. very cheap to run, except parts for repair are a little pricey. appearence wise i like the car, except for the hatch at the back. all in all a very fun car to own and drive. something a little faster would be nice...but its run, reliable, and cheap. all i need!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Monika writes:
1998 Honda Civic LX Review
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Overall:
5

Pros

Cheap ownership

Cons

Needs experience in driving

25

Good Build Quality — It don't need to be repaired, everything works properly. About 7 litres per 100 km. It is really great fun to drive it!! But be carefull. This car needs a good driver with experience. You need to think about it as about friend.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Isaac writes:
1998 Honda Civic EX Review
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5

Pros

it is fast great handling

Cons

its govorned at 95 mph

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Ilove It Its A Great Ride — i like my civic because it is fast it has really amazing handling. dislikes. umm it is currenty non functional. it is wrecked it has bondo, primer and rust spots on it, oh and ofcourse cus its not a stick. the end

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Ghaith writes:
1998 Honda Civic LX Review
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4

Pros

Looks

Cons

Paint

25

Civics 4 Life — everything about the car i love, there is nothing i hate about it, looks nice, drive perfect, gas mileage is good, better quality than all newer models. fun to drive, very stable on the road, all guys and girls like it

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Donna writes:
1998 Honda Civic DX Coupe Review
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4

Pros

its quiet and good on gas

Cons

if u carpool alot...maybe not the car for u...small backseat

25

Love It! — well it doesnt have air conditioning...and its manual windows and lock...but i love it...ii got it used...so i only paid $4119. This car is very quiet and i tend to go faster than the speed limit with noticing

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

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Jessica writes:
1998 Honda Civic EX Coupe Review
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5

Pros

the color

Cons

5 speed, not 6

25

Great Car! — This car was a five speed, single over head cam, single v-tech car. This was a good car, not one for racing so much, but was still fun and kept up with a lot of other inports! The fiji blue was amazing!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2013 Honda Civic Reviews

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2012 Honda Civic Reviews

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2011 Honda Civic Reviews

Great Car For A Family Starting Out Or Someone Who Travels Alot. By Frank_Riccardi

At 39 plus MPG I had and have no complaints, this is a great car and I am sure it will stay that way if it is cared for. My daughter-in-law had a 1990 (don't remember the exact year) but it had 235,00... Read More

The Acceleration Is Good And Also The Handling By Arif_rahman

This car is efficient fuel with 25 mpg and also low cost maintenance which only change oil per 3k mil, the acceleration braking and handling is good, safety and fun to drive but it's not comfortable f... 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

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

Love This, I'm Looking Forward To Buying Another In The Future! By Stephen

this is a great fun sporty car, enough room to get the kid in the back seat and have fun cruising throughout the mountains. Doubles as a great grocery getter and the color gets everyones attention. C... Read More

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