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1981 Honda PreludeReview
Michael writes:

I Would Still Recommend This Car Today If Found In Good Condition — Great car. Between me and the next owner we put over 300,000 miles on the car. Cheap to drive 40-45 mpg with air conditioning. Few repairs, but repairs were expensive. Definitely go for white interior - black too hot. All have electronic moon roofs. Never leaked.

Primary Use: Commuting to work


Cons: Hard to find now

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