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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 81 - 90 of 97 1998 Honda Civic reviews.

Kevin writes:
1998 Honda Civic DX Hatchback Review
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3

Pros

Fun and easy to drive
Good gas milage
Easy to self-repair
Easy to modify

Cons

Poor acceleration on the highway
"Extras" generally not included
Many aftermarket parts not cheap due to high demand

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Good Bang For Your Buck — Don't know what to say. Its a solid car for what you pay. Acceleration off the line is decent, good fuel mileage, they're easy to modify and to work on yourself. There's not alot to them as they are cheaper cars and thus don't usually include all the extras that come with higher-end cars.

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Morgan writes:
1998 Honda Civic LX Review
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4

Pros

great gas milage, handles well, reliable

Cons

O2 censor tends to go bad around 170,000 miles

35

Very Reliable Cars. — Hondas are some of the best cars you can buy. easly coustomizable and last forever. with proper matainance these cars can handle around 350,000 miles.

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Najib writes:
1998 Honda Civic DX Review
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5

Pros

100% reliable car. Fantastic value for money.

Cons

Not the most exciting car in the world (stock).

35

Solid Reliable Car — The first car I ever bought. Fantastic value for money. It really proved to be a wonderful companion for 9 years of toiling under harsh arid conditions. Solid as a rock (rear ended some other people a couple of times) and all I got was a cracked bumper while their car boots were completely crushed. Hondas are reliable reliable reliable.

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Justin writes:
1998 Honda Civic DX Hatchback Review
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5

Pros

12.7s on street tires on a stock LS block. 10s will come soon on slicks w/ a built GSR.

Cons

Gas mileage is nonexistent.

25

Turbo B18b Ej6 W/ A Hint O' Jdm Parts. — I've had this car since it was brand new. 10 years of putting parts on and taking parts off. 10 more years is definitely going to happen.

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Shabab writes:
1998 Honda Civic EX Review
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5

Pros

good handling...awesome acceleration..better than any corolla's(except GT).
good strong engine

Cons

breaks down if not maintained properly..not a everyday use family car for dhaka..unlike corolla or carina...

35

Realistic N Simple But Feels Amazingly Good!! — it has a solid 1.6 SOHC high reving engine..nothing extraordinary n keeps it real..aftermarket catback exhasut installed..nothing done with the engine..not supercharged!!duuuh!!Has a good accelaration and can smoke most of the toyotas of the same grade....

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Richard writes:
1998 Honda Civic Review
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5

Pros

engine is amazing - revs to 8000rpm! great for killing off boy racers

Cons

fuel consumption & rust is starting

25

Sleeper Honda Civic — Civic aerodeck (estate) with factory bodykit & alloys, tinted glass, loads of toys! 1.8 VTi engine really does the business with about 170bhp!

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Jarret writes:
1998 Honda Civic DX Coupe Review
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5

Pros

CHEAP ON GAS!!

Cons

Not as fast as I would like it to be.

35

Sweet Little Ride — Just bought this car about 3 months ago and I love it. Can't go wrong with a Honda.

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Yan writes:
1998 Honda Civic EX Review
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3

Pros

Economic, reliable

Cons

Underpowered especially in 4 doors version

35

Best Bang, Economy And Reliability For The $$ — Engine (stock): code - D16Y7, power - 106 hp @ 6200, torque - 103 lbs/ft @4600, displacement - 1593cc (1.6 liters), compression - 9.4:1, SOHC non-vtec. Options : A/C, cruise control, electric windows. Syntec oil, K&N (air filter only). Transmission (stock): manual 5 speeds Rims 15in (stock) Fogs JDM (yellow) Green dome light Code3 mini lightbar (yellow) (magnetic mount)

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Adwin writes:
1998 Honda Civic Review
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5

Pros

lightweight, compact, massive tuning parts, affordable, time attack machine

Cons

2 people only

35

My Love Affair — JDM yo!! built for track, time attack, cornering and speed. not so much for comfort and picking up chicks and show off (buy BMW instead or whatever!)

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Katherine writes:
1998 Honda Civic DX Hatchback Review
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5

Pros

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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2013 Honda Civic Reviews

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2012 Honda Civic Reviews

Great Second Car. By Lucypenny

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Fun Car To Drive By mnye35244

The styling is clean and crisp. Heated seats and mirrors are a great plus. 60/40 split rear seats nice for extra cargo space, if needed. iMid displays good information or can be personalized with p... Read More

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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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