1999 Honda Prelude Overview


Looking for a Used Prelude in your area?

CarGurus has 131 nationwide Prelude listings starting at $2,500.


Not sure what you want?

Find the models that are right for you using the CarGurus Car Finder.



2 Dr STD Coupe
Avg. Price: $4,731
2 Dr Type SH Coupe

Honda Prelude Experts

#1 dandyoun
Reputation 290
#2 honda2345
Reputation 110
#3 Rowefast
Reputation 90
View All

Have you driven a 1999 Honda Prelude?

Rank this car!

Average User Score

4.75 stars

Based on 24 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

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 stars4.75

Based on 24 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.


What's your take on the 1999 Honda Prelude?

People researching a 1999 Honda Prelude contacted a dealer about

Picture of 1999 Honda Prelude, exterior
Honda Prelude
15% of the time
Honda Accord
9% of the time
Honda Civic
7% of the time
Acura TL
3% of the time
Looking for a Used Prelude in your area?
CarGurus has 131 nationwide Prelude listings starting at $2,500.

Honda Prelude Questions


Location Of Obe Connection

13 views with 1 answer (last answer 7 months ago)

My 99 Honda Prelude Keep Overheating Everytime I Turn The Ac On Only? All ...

A week I had my seals, timing belt , water pump and head gasket replace

57 views with 4 answers (last answer about a year ago)

Why Does My Car Not Accelerate Properly?

I have a '99 prelude, and for the past few months it hasn't been accelerating properly. When I start my car it drives normal for a bit then the RPM drops.And I have to keep revving for it drive forw...

83 views with 1 answer (last answer about a year ago)

'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?

282 views with 1 answer (last answer 8 years ago)
Chris Vachaviolos



123 views with 9 answers (last answer 7 years ago)