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1985 Honda Prelude 2 Dr STD CoupeReview
Nosmo4u writes:
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Looks Good,great On Gas And Low Miles — Quality and dependable. Low maintenance. Easy to find parking and handles great. It's like driving a go-kart! Decent trunk space for it's size, back seat leg room is non-existent. Easy on gas. Cost about 25 bucks to fill-up at today's gas prices of $2.79/gal

Pros: Great on gas,runs great and fun to drive. Low maintenance and repaire are quit easy for you DYIers

Cons: Hard to get in and out for a big guy like me.

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1985 Honda PreludeReview
toto writes:

Best Car I've Ever Owned! — Coolest car i've ever owned and just bought another two days ago. Only 75k from new! Styling, handling superb. This has no rust. So advanced for its time. Incredibly reliable. Live in UK. Prefer to my HRV any day. It has electric ariel,windows,sunroof and all work as new! Far superior quality to a 1.8 Golf (i think they are called 'Rabbits' in US). The car is incredibly comfortable and relaxing to drive and motor is sublime. Handling was trated next to a Porsche when it was launched. best view is from the side. Oh and pop up lights are so cool.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Styling,engine,gearbox(manual),speed

Cons: they stopped making them!

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1985 Honda PreludeReview
D-Shady writes:

My 85 Lude — My baby needs a new paint job (stripped to metal), bushings needs to be replaced, sunroof needs repairs. But despite of these, i love the car so much, not only that this car is handsome to drive, it gives me superior stopping power and excellent handling. Man, that's a 24 yr old car right there!

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: The speed, look, stopping power (i got all 4 wheel disc brakes)

Cons: got a lot of squeeking noise from below, needs overall body work

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1985 Honda PreludeReview
Glen writes:

Honda Prelude — brought it from my brother as my first car gearbox auto very weak rust prone body good starting car for almost anyone had loads of fun in it.pretty economical about 450km to the tank loads of fun to drive as it was cheap you didnt mind thrashing it unlike a r32 gtr skyline

Pros: strong engine

Cons: rust prone weak auto gearbox

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2001 Honda Prelude Reviews

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Preludes are great, my 85 lasted almost 30 years. Fast, low maintenance, and fun. Read More

2000 Honda Prelude Reviews

Sporty And Nice By tony95301

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 By Zachary

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

1999 Honda Prelude Reviews

Fun And Fast By photofinishstudio

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. By tsupra411

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

1998 Honda Prelude Reviews

Loved Mine For Over 2 Years! By JonLuc

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

An Experience! By Ryan

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

1997 Honda Prelude Reviews

When Is Honda Going To Make Another Prelude?! By kcondosta

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 By HBreck

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

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