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1988 Honda Accord LXiReview
OldMoparNut writes:
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If Not For High Reliability, I Couldn't Say A Lot Good About It. — The best things were high reliability, outward visibility, simple, intuitive controls inside. I hope to never have another car with such lousy winter traction nor hit every bump in the road so noticeably. It was a 2 door with hidden headlights and a sexy look that stands the test of time even now.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Extremely reliable for over 200,ooo miles, trustworthy.  Simple controls, great visibility.  Seats comfortable to ride in, but not the sporty ride quality.    

Cons: Worse winter traction I've ever seen, you sneezed, it was stuck.  It even in summer danced around on cruise control on fresh pea rock on blacktop, it could've spun out of control.  I didn't like the harsh, sporty ride and thump thump over every bump.  Not brutal, but punishing, tiring.   

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1988 Honda Accord LXiReview
lilblueeyes writes:
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A Awesome Family Car — I don't have any really complaints about the car it's been a very good car since the day I bought it. This year hoping to possibly add some rims and lower it install a k&n intake and I think she'll be complete

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: I'm the second owner

Cons: That no one else could own it

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1988 Honda Accord LXiReview
Mitch writes:
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2.0 88 Accord Lxi Hatch 5 Speed. — 88 accord lxi hatch. 2.0 single cam 12 valve. acceleration is alot better than most might beleive and goes hand in hand with the cars top speed of 130-140mph.not bad for an 88 accord. the car is relatively light at 2450lb. (only 600lb. heavier than the mazda miata). due to this fact the car handles and respondes only slightly under the miata`s standards. with aftermarket upgrades the car has true potential in the tuner scene.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: extremely fun to drive 5 speed with killer burnouts.

Cons: body damage. dents, scratches and rust.

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1988 Honda Accord LXReview
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A Cgilling Car — its a good old stock car but in preatty good shape for the age a chilling cars for having fun whits friends and its having a good gaz milleage for a 2 liter but its a very sloww slow car

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: fun

Cons: slow

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1988 Honda Accord LXiReview
Diego writes:
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: ) — Performance - poor acceleration, good displacement, nices braking, excelent handling. Build Quality - needs repairs Appearience - nice interior, damaged exterior but still nice Cost of Ownership - low gas mileage, hi-cost parts Fun factor - very fun to drive it, i love my Honda.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: Is a Honda

Cons: The price to repair it

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1988 Honda Accord LXReview
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Terrible — Anemic four cylinder with an automatic transmission meant this thing was looking for the right gear on almost every drive - especially if hills were involved. Despite it's sporty appearance this car was absolutely no fun to drive - at all. It was unreliable and tended to leak copious amounts of oil onto my driveway. Not particularly comfortable either, with seats like rocks and a smallish trunk. This was our first experience with a Honda product and, unfortunately, not our last.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: economy

Cons: everything else

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1988 Honda Accord DX HatchbackReview
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Ugly As Sin, But Got The Job Done — I picked this up after I totaled my Achieva. It was rusted out beyond belief and had no balls, but I'm not going to argue with high 30's to the gallon with my aggressive driving style. Ended up trading it off when I started having issues I didn't want to fix.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Economy, roomy, fairly dependable

Cons: No performance at all

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1988 Honda Accord LXiReview
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1988 Honda Accord Sedan Lxi — One of the few sedans that ever had pop-up headlights. The double wishbone suspension made this a great handling car, and the Honda 4cyl. engine got better than average performance and gas milage. Very reliable, with excellent fit and finish.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Reliable, great handling, and fun to drive.

Cons: Not a performance sedan.

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1988 Honda Accord LXiReview
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Bought On Ebay.com For $380 In N.c. — My Hondaro'sa might be twenty one years, but boy is she running like a champ? She ain't ecomomocal not even close compared to the Insight first generation, but still delivers some 35 MPG's on the highway. Last round trip to Pananama city and back on one tank shell premium. Is this sweet or what? Oh, yes i forgot to mention, it has nice flipping eyes, Vera cute...

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: ICE- Internal Cumbastion Engine runs forever and ever till more ever.

Cons: No exhaust it's kinda loud "when I sleep" just kidding

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1988 Honda Accord LXiReview
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Fantastic — i love this car i love that its a manual. i also love the fact that its a small car with 130 hp. there are alot of aftermarket equitment you can buy this car to tune it up i got a cold air intake and many more. this car is great to drive it takes corners like a dream.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: manual 5 speed

Cons: changing the altinator

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