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 71 - 80 of 98 1998 Honda Civic reviews.

Lia writes:
1998 Honda Civic Review
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4

Pros

It drives me places and gas isn't so high on it.

Cons

The transmission!!

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Ok.... — I like my car its just that the transmission is messed up and my dad doesnt believe me. All i really care about is that it gets me from here to there and thats all i want. It is WAY better than my old car!! That is definitly for sure

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Rahil writes:
1998 Honda Civic EX Review
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3

Pros

Looks decent!

Cons

Too slow!

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Good Economical Car! — It can be souped up in nearly a million ways! The car is extremely fun to drive, and is much better a Toyota Camry, or a Corolla. Also very good on gas! Several mods can be added to the car which will make the car look amazing. Not many cars can be modded as this one!

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Hakan writes:
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5

Pros

low consumption,performance,sportive look

Cons

nothing

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I'm 2nd Owner 55ooo Miles Auto Trany,ac,airbag,and O.z.racing Rims Have. — ıt's looks sportive,and same time compact body very pratical to use.low fuel consumption is good for the daily use.engine life is very good for long term use.acceleration is enogh for 1.4 lt engine.breaking is good with abs ,handling is excellent.maintanc cost is very low.and very good for the modify engine.

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Steve writes:
1998 Honda Civic LX Review
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5

Pros

everything. Great gas mileage, smooth ride, full featured.

Cons

if you're looking for power, you'll have to do some upgrades.

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Civic — Although it doesn't score the best in performance and appearance, it's a very reliable car that I know will start every morning. It more than adequately serves its purpose as a cheap to own and drive car. It is light on the wallet at rare visits to the parts store as well as the gas pump. Though it does lack the performance I'm used to from my prior high horsepower cars, it'll still hug a turn like the best of them adding a little excitement to the drive.

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Matt writes:
1998 Honda Civic EX Review
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3

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Peppy, Very Solid Car, Good On Gas, Looks for Price, Handles amazing in snow with the ABS and TCS package.

Cons

Cars are relatively expensive to buy, Everyone has one, Every honda WILL rust in the quarter panel after 3 years(1993-2000).

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Civic Duty — I like my car generally, im kinda over that tuner thing and and am looking for a 2005 Ford Escape XLT 4WD. Its a pretty solid car, havent done much repairs for 220k. Its kinda cheap to fix as well. Mine personally was pretty peppy for a 1.6L 4cyl. And the suspension design in it is amazing. Kinda small springs but the rears are really advanced for the cars price. I would highly recommend this car to any tuner or kid who needs or wants a first car, mine was a sedan. and it only let me down once when i got stuck in a foot of snow. But then again... it is a honda civic. :)

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Justin writes:
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5

Pros

fast fun and cheap

Cons

trim options

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Honda Civic Vti-s — Great fun to drive and fast for the engine size and size of car, cheap to buy now!! And not to bad to insure if you’re in your 20s Every imaginable tuning part available from every were The engines are Bullitt proof, the worst driver won’t kill one of these easily

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Eric writes:
1998 Honda Civic EX Coupe Review
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5

Pros

Great car!

Cons

none

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Civics! — Honda's are known best for their gas efficiency, and their durability over time. I love my car for so many other reasons, but mainly for the simplicity of the cars mechanics. I have already done work with the intake and body work, and will be doing much more with the engine very soon. If you have a hcance to get a civic or accord, get one!

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Amilcar writes:
1998 Honda Civic LX Review
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5

Pros

Very confortable

Cons

Need more power

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Honda — Amazing car, comfortable, beautiful, good gas millage, only broke down once and it was the battery after 3 years. smooth ride, good handling and breaking but needs more power, it would it has been awesome it if had like 200 hp like the new one.

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Chrisi writes:
1998 Honda Civic EX Coupe Review
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4

Pros

Cute, good gas milage, reliable

Cons

Slow, easily hear road noise,

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Chrisi's Car! — I like my car, it's adorable! But.... I want something that goes fast. The back tires can get a little squirley, but it gets good milage. About 30 or so to the gallon. I like driving with the windows and the sunroof down. My car even has an awesome custome sound system, so I play my music obnoxiously loud! Plus, I have an ipod adapter for it!

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Emily writes:
1998 Honda Civic DX Review
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5

Pros

Drives well, little work, great gas mileage.

Cons

No trunk light, loud road noise.

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Honda Really Is Amazing. — I love my car. There's little to complain about- except that trunk lights apparently don't exist with the lower-end models. Not to mention its got some insane road noise. Other than that though, its awesome. Its got a few bumps that I put into it, but she still loves me.

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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

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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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