1980 Honda Civic Overview


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1980 Honda Civic Overview

The second generation of Honda Civics has arrived.

The 1980 Honda Civic brings a new design, ushering in the new generation. The wheelbase has increased in both the hatchback and wagon to 88.6 inches and 91.3 inches, respectively. The two-door sedan, where people had to really fold themselves up to get into the back seat, has been discontinued.

Another change in this generation is that all Civic engines make use of the CVCC design. The base model has 1,355 cc and the upper scale model has about 67 hp produced by a 1,488 cc — "1500" — engine.

In addition, the '80 Honda Civic come with a choice of three transmissions: 4-speed manual is standard, but you can opt up to t 5-speed manual or their consistent 2-speed automatic.

There are still owners of the 1980 Civic. They are still driving it; they still love its reliability and gas economy and most hope their little Civic never dies.


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    Electrical Problen

    My 1980 Honda Wagon keeps blowing the fuse to the fuel pump whenever I turn on the ignition - even with the fuel pump unplugged.

    132 views with 5 answers (last answer 9 years ago)

    1980 1300 Auto Stalls When Warm And Is Then Difficult To Start

    starts cold with choke fine but after its warm it wants to stall and will stall at stops and restarts has been doing this in summer before now in cool weather to when at operating temp

    56 views with 8 answers (last answer 2 years ago)

    Gas Mileage


    479 views with 4 answers (last answer 9 years ago)

    Firing Order For The 1.5 And 1.6 Liter Engines In A 1980 To 83 Honda Civic

    what is the firing order of the 1.5 liter and 1.6 liter used in this model, 1980 1983 honda civic wagon

    2,109 views with 1 answer (last answer 9 years ago)

    Is The 1980 Honda Civic A Unabody Or Not?

    75 views with 2 answers (last answer 10 years ago)