1983 Honda PreludeReview
Almost A Classic Car! — paid $250 for this car, spent probably $2000 in parts, and still it was unreliable and unregisterable (smog check). I liked it, but it taught me a lesson about buying used cars! Just spend more money upfront to save in the long run!
Pros: nice handling, close to the ground--you feel more 'one with the road'
Cons: problems with the vacuum lines, rarely made it out of second gear, couldn't pass smog
Reviews From Other Years
This is an awesome car. I cannot say enough about the Prelude. I've been after a clean/stock Prelude since I was about 17. While out shopping with my gf I was playing on Autotrader and came across ... Read More
I Am Extremely Impressed By Its Power And Looks
I like this cars power and looks and how I can tune it to my personal driving standards. I also like how it handles on the tarmac. This car is a great car for the price you pay so you can't go wrong. Read More
Sporty And Nice
This car is fun to drive i have had it for 4 years and the only down side is that it takes premium fuel. The car runs smooth and is reliable. If you want a car with great handling and a sporty look th... Read More
Reliable And Quick But Not Fast Enough To Break Itself , Good Buy
Over all this car is pretty nice it never breaks and it looks like a very sharp car as well, its 200 hp 2.2 l vtec is pretty quick but you have to wait till 5000 rpms before its fast could have used a... Read More
Fun And Fast
I will miss my little fun car that I just sold. It was very quick and easy to maneuver and park. A sharp looker that all the young people love. Just got tired of squeezing laundry bags in and out off... Read More
Wow It Looks Nice.
Overall stay away from the Honda Prelude unless you really have alot of engine experience and dont mind expensive, hard to install parts mainly due to engine clutter. Trust me reviewers on here have a... Read More
Loved Mine For Over 2 Years!
This is a great car! It was my first car that I got in high school and has served me very well and needed minimal maintenance! Sad to see it go, but I got a new Honda that needs my attention! Read More
I love the engine (DOHC VTEC kicks hard), the suspension, looks, build quality, and features. The Sportshift transmission is fun, but fragile as glass and unreliable without strict maintenance.. M... Read More
When Is Honda Going To Make Another Prelude?!
I love this car! Such a reliable, fun car. The 4 cylinder, vtec is just enough power for a little car. If Honda would start making this again, I would be the first in line to purchase the Prelude!!... Read More
1997 Honda Prelude
Owned from March 2003 to April 2005. This was my second car, purchased as a replacement for my '88 Prelude which was wrecked after 3 months of ownership. Overall it was very reliable. Had to replace ... Read More