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1988 Honda Civic CRX Review
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faster acclaeration better handling faster cornering very solid in life comtability i have a light wight version model 1987 it adds only to 1150 lbs which makes horse power to wight raton very stagering beats almost every thing on the road with slight modification e.g TURBO has been added with over 500 hp net.
Handling Ranked 1988 BMW M3 worse.
"faster cornering brisk handeling"
Looks/Style Ranked 1988 BMW M3 worse.
"it is a harte breaking car with more engine action and exhsuste note and faster off the line"
Front Seats Ranked 1988 BMW M3 worse.
"more leg room"
Cargo Capacity Ranked 1988 BMW M3 worse.
"huge cargo capacity"
1988 Honda Civic CRX 2 Dr Si Hatchback Review
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Honda @ Its Best — This car gets me more questions and offers than anything I've ever owned. People seems to have a very strong overwhelming feeling about the CRX si enough that at least once a week somebody ask me about it when I'm filling up the tank which is only once a week (41mpg). Which only makes me want to keep it more. Why back in 1988 could we make a car (non-hybrid) get 40-42mpg but 25 years later we feel lucky to achieve that...heck we brag about it in commericals.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Sweetness, unique, quick and nimble

Cons: no a/c and flipping hot in Texas during summer

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Good Car, Cheap — Great car for a kid. Thats bout were it ends, its a cheap car to drive super good on gas, and has a lot of spunk and really easy to drive but thats about it with this car. Its not a bad looking car its just small

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Gas mileage was amazing i got 49 mpg in that car, Fast super fast lol

Cons: SMALL you would be lucky to fit you and another friend in that car. the back space was mild size not to bad, they should of added a back seat in these cars.

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1988 Honda Crx Si — Test drove the original CRX back in the 80's and always wanted one. I guess I am re-living my youth, but hey, I am loving it. What a fun car, easy to maintain with great Honda reliability. I had this one re-painted monotone which I like. There are a few things that need some attention, but the interior is near perfect and air blows COLD! Gotta love the original pocket rocket.

Pros: Fun to drive, nimble, timeless looks and great fuel economy.

Cons: It's 23 years old - some things just don't last forever.  

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My Cr-x — Its a straight 4 v-tec its pretty quick has 5 spd tranny and also i cant get away from the hatchbacks they are all around better it goes through traffic well and overall just a smooth ride to drive around in.

Pros: Its fun

Cons: Throttle position sensor is out.

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Love It!!!!!!!!!!!! Will Own Another Or Multiple Ones — Performance - Sky is the limit, you can make it what you want. A drag car, a nostalgic piece of automotive history, a road course racer, a daily commuter. Build - It's a HONDA nuff said. It's my first and definitely not my last Appearance - Love it. Cost of ownership - Relatively cheap, if it has been well cared for, mind you it's over 20 years old. Fun Factor - Sky is the limit. I love mine fun to drive, all around great daily driver or spirited driving car.

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

Pros: pure fun.  Iconical Staus, Becoming a Collector vehicle, etc.  Consumer Reports described it as a Poor Mans Corvette

Cons: if your claustrophobic

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I Get More Then One — good car light and fun, performace was great after a crv motor swap, owning one is really cheap i got it for 500 running you. i would more by more then one and play with them and have it for many other racing apps

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

Pros: light, good on gas, and hella fun to drive

Cons: nothing

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Exellent Car — for entry level racing the honda crx can handle all the pressure from those other cars such as mitsubisi subauru etc..and also very economical in stock configuration and with the wright suspension, it is absolutely the most fun jdm car to own and drive.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: handling ,drive train reliability, and economical

Cons: none

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Honda Crx — Fantastic car and will always be a classic in terms of performance fuel economy and just an all around piece of engineering. If anyone is thinking of buying one GET IT! Its cheap, fun, and my favorite car ive ever driven. The only downside is they stopped making them 20 years ago so most of them are rust buckets and have a ton of miles because no one wanted to take care of a honda. Cannot praise this car enough!!!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: FUN!!! fantastic fuel economy, plenty of space inside

Cons: very hard to find a good one!

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Theres Nothing Like It — I love this car, Handles like a go-kart while getting excellent gas mileage and above average acceleration. I plan on making a mini me, Or a B series swap by the end of summer. The cars in good shape, Just working on some rust removal, Its a 1988 Y-49 so it has "the curse" which to me is just rust!

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

Pros: Its the best

Cons: If you cant deal with rust, get lost, its over 20 years old!

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1991 Honda Civic CRX Reviews

Great Small Car, Good Mileage By Mozzie

I love the mileage, thinking about selling this one and fixing up my VW. Undecided... It does take up a parking space and do I really need all those cars? The mileage is great and the size os good, fi... Read More

Perfect First Car For A Teen. By Zach

99 JDM civic si block, red top DOHC VTEC head, skunk2 intake, stage 2 cams, catback exhaust. At a red light its a joke but get her on the highway and ill keep up, it ways a ton so of course it handles... Read More

1990 Honda Civic CRX Reviews

Oh Yeah By Daniel

You might look at this car and say damn that thing is tiny as hell but I am 6'1" and I could lay all the way back in the seat and still have plenty of leg room. It never left me stranded and took me a... Read More

It Make A Great Car For A A First Driver By Kyle

its fun to drive and it handles great in the corners and it was built very well it is a very good car to work on and build there are alot of proformance parts u can get for them to make your honda fas... Read More

1989 Honda Civic CRX Reviews

It's Awesome By Tim

- Performance; Best 1/4 Mile : 12.212, OEM Honda CRV Brakes, Handles like a gokart - Very mint condition, brand new recaro racing seats installed - Very stock in appearance, only visual changes are w... Read More

Crx + Vtec Engine = Vtec Power By Mohammad

fun car to drive , does not cost much , has some serious power for drag racing doesnt need repairs working very good with really good a/c (ice cold) lol looks nice but it need something to make it l... Read More

1987 Honda Civic CRX Reviews

Awesome Car By mspruell49

its a great car besides it is hard to find stock parts. great on gas and fun people always look at it as i drive by. the performance is not as good as it can be i am out to tweak it and make it run s... Read More

Its One Of The Best Produced Hondas In The Market By Anthony

Alright, 87 Honda Crx Si, this car ahd to be one of the best cars Honda had ever made at the time. Their were Beating on Porsche 944 in the Racing scene back in the 80's. Even tho they had the power... Read More

1986 Honda Civic CRX Reviews

Good Dependable Car. By MintMomma

I had this car for lil while & needed sugary on my foot & it was a std so I needed let it go so my ex-husband bought it but what a nice lil car the only downside is I'm not sure how well it would do i... Read More

2 Wheel Drive Hottie By Jonathan

needed repairs, still needs some repairs. accelerates like crazy. needs new brakes. love the styling of these little cars. gets good gas mileage with the biggest problem it has it gets 25 to 40 miles ... Read More

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