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1986 Honda PreludeReview
Jon writes:

This Was Maggie's Car — Bought this in 1999 with 190,000kms, automatic. Vehicle was hard to heat in the winter (possibly heater core) very badly rusted in the rear fenders and floors after the second year we owned it.

Pros: Good on gas, good power (1.7 dual carbs)

Cons: Rust is a major problem for these Hondas

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1986 Honda PreludeReview
Matt writes:

Best Car I've Owned. — as mentioned, it was the best car I have owned for the engine was still good and the acceleration of the vehicle and turning is acceptable.

Pros: The engine.

Cons: the fact that it was starting to rust all over and it idled a little too hot.

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1986 Honda PreludeReview
Tracey writes:

A Great, Reliable Car To Get You From A To B — Honda were onto a winner when they designed this. Easy to drive, reliable, economical, and not bad looking either. The newer versions even come in a racy Type R. Ours is a great car to drive, but not too fast or flash.

Pros: Reliable, economical, cheap to fix, easy to drive, cheap to insure

Cons: A bit slow, a bit nana, a bit old.

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1986 Honda Prelude 2 Dr Si Coupe Review
Richard says:
In 1986 the Honda Prelude SI Coupe came out with a 5-speed transmission fuel injection power windows power sunroof spoiler hidden headlights 4-wheel disc brakes AM FM cassette with graphic equalizer alloy wheels comfortable performance front seat cruise control power mirrors just loaded with features that were unheard of in that year the price was also very decent affordable sports luxury
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Reviews From Other Years

2001 Honda Prelude Reviews

Review By James

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

Review By GuruM24BQ

I have always liked preludes. They are a bit hard to work on but they were always sent my way. I was a honda Tech for 20 years. 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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