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" 23 reviews
"power" 18 reviews
"handling" 14 reviews
CONS
"power" 22 reviews
"doors" 4 reviews
"expensive car" 3 reviews
"small power" 3 reviews
"light" 3 reviews

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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

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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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Anthony writes:
1998 Honda Civic EX Coupe Review
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5

Pros

its a honda

Cons

nothing

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Vtec Yo — performance - bit slow off the line, vtec yo thats it lol build - great solid, take a turn at 80 np appearance - sexy cost - pennies fun factor - omg all in all amazing car and i love it, making it faster very soon :)

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Kim writes:
1998 Honda Civic CX Hatchback Review
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4

Pros

It is funny

Cons

it is small

25

A Very Good Beginners Car — I love this car, okay it only have 90 HP, but it is really fast though. Ther interior is not bad too. I have own it for a while now and i am getting happy everytime i see it yeah

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Gregg writes:
1998 Honda Civic EX Coupe Review
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4

Pros

Great gas-mileage

Cons

No horsepower at all.

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Awesome First Car, Love It. — The car has great gas mileage and a pretty solid build without to many cheap things to break. Cost of ownership has been cheap.Don't get it if you want performance, but it does take corners well enough to be fun.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Jordan writes:
1998 Honda Civic EX Coupe Review
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3

Pros

Very reliable, can be made to go fast for cheap.

Cons

Not much really

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Possibly The Most Popular Economy Car. — Theres probably a zillion Honda Civics out there, some are nice, a lot of them not. Mine was a 98' Ex coupe with the 1.6 vvt 4 popper with the 5 speed manual. My Honda was a good example of why Car Fax is a good idea to use. This car was completely totaled out and slapped back together. Sold it shortly after I found this out of course. The 1.6 was good for about 130 H.P. and was right on par with acceleration to an early 90's Miata.

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Spencer writes:
1998 Honda Civic DX Coupe Review
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4

Pros

Gas mileage

Cons

It's not a V8

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Fun To Drive Around — Overall a great car. Amazing gas mileage, I can get an average of 30 mpg. It's a five speed so I enjoy driving it and for a 4 cylinder it has decent acceleration. I would recommend it to anyone as a first car or just one that's fun to drive around in.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Aaron writes:
1998 Honda Civic LX Review
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4

Pros

38 MPG

Cons

Transmission a little rough.

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I Give It A Nine Out Of Ten. — This car gets 38 MPG high way with a cold air intake. Acceleration is great, no major repairs needed, and it is fun to drive. Cost of owner ship is very low, and the overall appearance is not bad. I love this car.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Adam writes:
1998 Honda Civic LX Review
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4

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Fun

Cons

None

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Buy A Honda!!! — loved the car never broke down was great on gas..buy an air intake it makes it sound better...easy to install anything on it almost everything is bolt on...its even relitively easy to rip apart the interior for wiring amps and lights.

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

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Lauren writes:
1998 Honda Civic EX Coupe Review
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5

Pros

Great Gas mileage

Cons

very small

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I Love Civics — The car is only fun to drive if you have a manual, civics aren't exactly made for performance or anything else other than good gas mileage and a long lasting car. They're really easy and cheap to modify so I guess that's where it makes up for not having anything interesting/performance oriented on the car. Nothing special, but I love my little car.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2014 Honda Civic Reviews

Amazing Ride By Alex

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2013 Honda Civic Reviews

2013 Honda Civic By wizbang11

This car has nearly all the electronics of my other car... a Mercedes, and is an awesome car for the price. The maintenance costs are very low and the drivability of the car is great. The materials an... Read More

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

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2012 Honda Civic Reviews

Decent Looking, Economical, Compact Family Car. By mre7three

I love the fuel economy of this car. I also includes bluetooth technology, hands free mobile connectivity. The "eco" function does help improve fuel economy, at the expense of engine power but is a gr... Read More

A Great Bundle Of Stylishness, Efficiency, And Technology By David

I loved everything above: the alloy wheels, leather seats, Bluetooth, and Gas consumption. It's pretty stylish and comfortable. Fun to drive and a nice car to own. Honda cars are expensive brand-new, ... Read More

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2011 Honda Civic Reviews

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

Perfect For Commuter Or Driver On A Budget By mrg163

I enjoy how affordable the car is, even the insurance is dirt cheap compared to the cars my friends are driving. The manual transmission helps to add an enjoyable driving experience. Definitely feel s... 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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