2002 Honda Civic User Reviews

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2002 Honda Civic EX Review
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Great car all around!  It has looks and style, change body style in 2001 and has so much more room than the older model.  Gets 36 MPG!  great on gas,  handles well, and very low maintenance, just change the oil 3-5k timing belt every 90k and other fluids as needs and thats about it.

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Not really much, not to much head space in the back so if your really tall, not to comfortable.  Power is ok, but if it was a V6 then it would not get the same gas millage

JHarrison123
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Honda Civics Can't Be Beat! — One of the best cars I've ever owned! up to 38MPG highway. No maintenance other than oil changes and brakes. Reliable, good handleling, power is suffice wish a little more but not like my Nissan Versa, that car is a dog! Many upgrades available and small mods and tune-ups you can do to get better performance. My favorite is Enues oil, Japanes synthetic oil, best oil available.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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I love the fuel economy and driving a small car!

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After 150k miles and several owners, I think she's just tired and worn down. BUT, being a Honda, I have no real problems with her.

freeflyingkmf
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Great Little Car! — She's a bit old, but for a first car I love her. She gives me no problems and gets great gas mileage. I'm able to fit 5 people in her, which is necessary in college for road trips. I also love that she's manual-- it's the best way to learn!

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2002 Honda Civic LX Review
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reliability ie. engine,trans,

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handling,road noise,

carguy2020
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Good Car — Im in the Automotive business(32 years) and have been since I was in high school and have driven a lot of different vehicles so Im not a big Honda guy I think they are over rated but they are very reliable and will go forever if you take care of it just like anything in life but think that there is a lot of other cars out there that are just as reliable for a lot less money but I would recommend this vehicle to someone as a good car overall.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Best in fuel economy + performance. Put in the sports gear and you'll feel like you're driving a 3.0 litre Engine

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That they don't produce it anymore

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Honda Civic 2002 Es8 Cvt Model — My first ever Vehicle and I am not regretting it a single bit... The best in looks, fuel, performance and comfort. Once you maintain it in a timely manner, you can't complain. Wish our roads are a little bit better :)

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2002 Honda Civic DX Review
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Reliable, saves gas

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Not too much power

Atakii
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Great And Reliable Car — Not a lot of power to this car. Small for my size. Slight scratches and small ding on the body. Slight burns on the interior but can be fixed easily. Other than this it is a great and reliable car.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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good on gas

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breaks down easily

amandandow
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Honda — one thing would break after another and that was probably the worst part about keeping the car but it is great in gas, the car is really easy to drive also and its good for new drivers that are learning

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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fun to drive, good mileage

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too small for my husband

nmhartman
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Fun — i love driving this car. easy to maneuver while driving and parking. good gas mileage. stick shift works easily and smoothly. won't get sun roof again as it decreases head room and i never use it. very reliable and fun.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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2002 Honda Civic LX Review
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Does the job and more

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Rides rougher than an Accord

Gamblor
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Good Car For Most People — Great car. Good looks, acceleration, comfort for the money. Original owner. Needs a CD player or satellite radio. Has been reliable on trips to Florida and Kansas. I like my Honda. This car can be fun to drive. Silverado is my best car.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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2002 Honda Civic LX Review
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Reliable, Good gas mileage, easy to work on, good handling, bumpin factory radio.

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If you try do anything, people call you a ricer; if that matters to you.

CivicReppin904
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Great, Relible Car. Especially As A First Car. — Great first car! 5 stars for that alone, haha. It has a 1.7L 4cyl engine- pretty fast...for a 1.7L 4 banger, lol. Only had 19,200 miles on her when I got her and only has 23,500 right now. It is very reliable, but I got from my grandmother, so it sat a while. So, it's probably getting an allignment very soon (in the next day or two: 1/9-10/11). It is also not fully loaded-only had a cassette player, no rear cup holders, etc. lmbo. Great gas mileage at 32 MPG or so (averaged: city & highway). Very comfortable cloth seats, good quality build; vinyl on the dash though. Factory radio hit hard, but I have a Kenwood KDC-MP445U in it now, and it has 2 12" MTX Audio Subs w/ a MTX Audio TNA-251 amp & a MTX Audio EBC- all which turn other people's heads. They're like "LOL RICE!..Holy S#!T, nevermind!" or "Lol grandma-OMG that Civic just made me spill my soda!" haha. Bangin sound system in an economy car- awesome. Hell of a fun for me, especially as my first car, haha.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2002 Honda Civic LX Review
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Good mileage saves you a lot of money

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Acceleration is a little heavy and it doesn't look great.

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A Great Commuter/first Car. — I love the turn radius and the small profile of the car. The acceleration sticks a little but otherwise its a quality car for the price. Decent car to drive around town and great for the daily commute to work.

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Reviews From Other Years

2014 Honda Civic Reviews

Amazing Ride By Alex

I recently nough this car, and man i love it, very smooth to drive and always reliable. I know when i turn the key it will start. if you havent drove one, you need to! it wont disappoint, i promise Read More

Amazing Car To Own! By alexsntn

i love the handeling, very fun to drive for a four cyl. Good on gar, i love the side view camara. Coulnt find anything wrong with it, it even did good in the snow. Safety was an importnat factor. not ... Read More

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2013 Honda Civic Reviews

Nice Small Car By subramanian_v

Car gives great mileage and doesn't require any maintenance other than service at regular intervals. Civic is an ideal car for people who are single or drive long distance as its gives 40+ in highways... Read More

Super Commuter. By witii

Had never driven a civic or a hybrid before. Was looking for the best bang for the buck getting over 40 miles/gallon combined as my current commute is 130 mi/day . Did not want a hybrid but found that... Read More

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2012 Honda Civic Reviews

Classy Car By Caddyohlala

I love the car, it handles real well. The gas mileage is a winner, and shifting the car is so much fun, she is fun to drive! It's sharp and eye catcher, just sad I must sell due to unforseeable circum... Read More

Great Car - Some Drawbacks By wwboy

I like my car. it's efficient, simple, and good looking. The imid display, steering wheel controls are super nice. I like the built-in phone and the adjustability of the steering wheel and seats. I'm ... Read More

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2011 Honda Civic Reviews

The Pinnacle Reliable Commuter Vehicle By vayu17

I loved pretty much everything about this car. It made me more conscious of how I drive to achieve a higher fuel economy. The car handled well in almost every situation. I drove this car across the... Read More

Really Good And Can Be A Really Good First Car For Anyone By Gerson23

I like everything about the car how smooth it is and how others can't help but look at and I love that. I don't have any negative comments about it. Try it and you won't regret it is just good 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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