1999 Honda Prelude Overview


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2 Dr STD Coupe
18 national listings
Avg. Price: $6,200
2 Dr Type SH Coupe
4 national listings
Avg. Price: $6,098

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Average User Score

4.75 stars

Based on 23 reviews

Needs Forced Induction To Get Some Torque And Make It A 10/10 by Vedran
 — Performance: impressive hp from 2.2l engine, suits the desing perfectly, could use some more torque... lets say...hmmm... the double of it?? :/ Built quality: honda. 'nuf said. costs: very nice gas mi... Read More
If You Own A Honda You Are Already Ahead Of The Game. by James9493
 — whp-229. 0-60=5.1 167mph. grooved brembo discs. goes round corners like its on rails. 4ws has to be resetevery 6-12 months. brakes squeek when really really hot. interior could have had more money sp... Read More
Will Never Get Rid Of It by Justin
 — Fast little coupe, still stands the best handling cars under 30k(even though discontinued). Absolute blast to drive, feels like a go kart. The H22 is throaty and loves to eat its way to redline. The... Read More

1999 Honda Prelude Overview

Overall User Score

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Based on 23 reviews

1999 Honda Prelude

The 1999 Honda Prelude, along with the other Preludes, is considered by some to be the poor man's Lamborghini. And one can see why. The 2.2-liter engine, with dual overhead camshafts, has four valves in each cylinder and multi-point programmed fuel injection. All this means is that the 1999 Honda Prelude offers big impact and super revving speeds.

The twin bucket seats, the great stereo sound system, and the cool new mesh grille, all contribute to the car's appeal.

Also, this year, Honda introduced the new torque transfer system, which helps the cornering characteristics of a rear-wheel-drive vehicle on one that applies power to the front wheels. But only on the SH model.


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Honda Prelude Questions

Shaun Ambrose

How High Should The Rpms Run On This Car

I just bought a 99 prelude. This is my first time owning a honda, so i dont know much about how they are geared. But im at 3k rpm at 60 in 5th gear. My eclipse didnt hit that till after 70. Is this ...

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Chris Vachaviolos



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'99 Prelude Power Steering Problem

My steering wheel 'play' gets rough every year when the temp drops. Moving the wheel beyond the 11:00 and 1:00 positions requires extra effort. Seems like it's more than just fluid. Ideas?

230 views with 1 answer (last answer 6 years ago)