1998 Honda Prelude User Reviews

1998 Honda Prelude Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 36 reviews

  • Performance: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
  • Appearance:4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars 4.7 / 5
  • Overall: 4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5

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PROS
"power" 21 reviews
"ride" 14 reviews
"fuel economy" 9 reviews
"handling" 7 reviews
"exterior" 6 reviews
CONS
"heavy car" 4 reviews
"ride" 3 reviews
"fwd" 3 reviews
"space" 3 reviews
"seat" 3 reviews

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Displaying 21 - 30 of 36 1998 Honda Prelude reviews.

Curtis writes:
1998 Honda Prelude 2 Dr Type SH Coupe Review
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5

Pros

everything

Cons

nothing

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Awesome Four Banger — The car is stylish, handles well, has 200 hp stock, and just a blast to drive. I think next to the S2000 the prelude SH is one of the best cars honda built for performance, handling and reliability hands down.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Chelsea writes:
1998 Honda Prelude Review
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5

Pros

HEATED SEATS<3 and power everything,love the sun roof,new paint

Cons

tiny backseat

25

I Love It — its so quick i love it and i waited for it for ever, well worth it

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Sean writes:
1998 Honda Prelude 2 Dr STD Coupe Review
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4

Pros

The sound when vtec engages. The looks. The feel of the car.

Cons

Very limited space inside

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Awesome Car To Drive — Very fun to drive. Great acceleration and very good brakes. Surprisingly comfortable. Looks awesome and great build quality as usual with Honda's. Handles very well. You feel like you are part of the car not just driving it! Buy one!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Jhonatan writes:
1998 Honda Prelude 2 Dr Type SH Coupe Review
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4

Pros

VTEC YOOO

Cons

suspension

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Very Fast! — performance is simple. not very much done to it. it has intake headers exhaust 2.25 inch. i love to cruise on it and kick the vtec lol but overall i got it for performance and cuz its a lude lol

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

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Richie writes:
1998 Honda Prelude 2 Dr Type SH Coupe Review
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4

Pros

Its a great car

Cons

a little heavy for a sports car

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Its A Great Car — this car has a high acceleration, breaking is good, and handling is spot on. The body is good with a fair paint job. interior and exterior is good. It is well maintained and gives a fair gas milage. It is fun to drive and it is very fast.

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

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Nathaniel writes:
1998 Honda Prelude 2 Dr Type SH Coupe Review
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4

Pros

Everything

Cons

Not enough torque

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Cool — Great all around car. Nice appearance, good gas mileage, decent power, good handling. When I went to buy a car I wanted a combo of reliability, performance, appearance and affordability, all things considered the Prelude was a good choice. yes.

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

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Malassah writes:
1998 Honda Prelude 2 Dr STD Coupe Review
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5

Pros

Smooth and Hot

Cons

Got any spare oil?

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Nom Nom — although its in better shape than most preludes, like most of the others, it consumes oil... considerably more than my civic ever did. Other than that i love the car and its my pride and joy. despite how overpriced it was D:

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Gabe writes:
1998 Honda Prelude 2 Dr STD Coupe Review
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4

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Great handling for FWD, good power, very nice looking ride

Cons

FWD.

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1998 Honda Prelude — Awesome handling for a FWD car. Interior was very nice. Back seat could have used a tad more room. I slightly modded this car and took it on many fast dries around the hill country. Fun car, but FWD really kills it. Still, if I had to have a FWD sporty car, I would choose another Lude over a Integra Type R (or RSX) or the other turbo varieties out there.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Chelsea writes:
1998 Honda Prelude 2 Dr STD Coupe Review
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5

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It looks nice, gets decent gass mileage, and is fun to drive.

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The clutch was hard to get used to.

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I Pretty Much Love This Car. — Temperamental clutch, but once you get past that, its pretty much a ton of fun to drive the car. I absolutely love everything about this car and would reccommend it to just about anyone, especially if you like Hondas. a

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Shane writes:
1998 Honda Prelude Review
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4

Pros

great fun 2 drive

Cons

no room in the back for people 2 sit in comfort especially back seat drivers

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Honda Prelude — the cars great good old honda cant go wrong with it not only that you know when u put ur foot down! and the vtec got 2 love it! no need for a big exhaust its got it all lol

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I Would Still Recommend This Car Today If Found In Good Condition By Michael

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It's Mine And I Love It. By Sebastian

Performance- Accelerates quick, has really good braking and hadling. Build Quality- The engine needs some work, but it's good overall. Appearance- Car looks mean, inside is nice as well. Cost of Owner... Read More

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Bought a used one in 1986. Loved it and sold it with about 200k miles and running strong. I love the look of the car and found another one in 2003 that only had 42k miles. Someone recently pulled ou... Read More

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1983 Honda Prelude Reviews

Almost A Classic Car! By Jennifer

paid $250 for this car, spent probably $2000 in parts, and still it was unreliable and unregisterable (smog check). I liked it, but it taught me a lesson about buying used cars! Just spend more money ... Read More

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