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1989 Honda Civic CRX Review
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Great Little Honda — This is a great little car. The gas mileage is great and gets up and goes. Its alittle small on interior room, but its cheap and a great tuner car to race. I love driving it its like a touring car great around turns. There are so many after market parts for them and you get the reliability of the honda name.

Pros: great mpg and sport

Cons: only room for two

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'89 Crx Si — Awesome handling, very quick, and cheap to maintain. Makes an excellent project car to make it look fast and actually be fast. Fun to drive. There are parts everywhere for these cars and you can buy them in decent condition for dirt cheap. Seems like you're driving a big go-cart, it's awesome.

Pros: quick

Cons: need to put money into it

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Good Mpg, Quick — quick, reliable, cheap

Pros: quick, cheap, great mpg

Cons: small, only 2 seats

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The Most Fun To Drive Car For The Price — Sporty economical car. Interior: Bucket seats, two seater, lots of room. Low to the ground and short wheelbase for great handling, Light for great pickup

Pros: My favorite car in the world.

Cons: Older car, harder to find parts for and no airbags

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Fun Little Car — Had the Euro 1.6-16 - the 16v DOHC (D16 or ZC engine) in the UK - good for 130 hp which in a car this size was'nt bad . Superb grip and pretty good handling from double wishbone suspension all round. Good fun to drive - these little Hondas love to be revved hard. Very popular in autocross in the US and when modified make great track cars. VTEC was 30hp more (UK version) but the added weight of aircon and power steering made the cars perform pretty equally on a circuit. Great trackday car!

Pros: Grip, agility, nice little coupe shape

Cons: Slow steering, snap oversteer, especially in the wet, not quite enough power

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Handles Amaingly — This crx is way different from my first CRX in that it has an engine swap from a 95 civic, which gives it a little more pep. It's got a cold air intake, dc header, and header back exhaust. It is deffinitely a fun car to drive around. It's just my daily driver though.

Pros: Suspension: Handles amazingly Performance: Isn't half bad.  It will roast the tires in first, squeal them going into second, and chirp them going into third with good shifts.  Excellent on gas mileage.

Cons: It's an old car, it breaks. Mostly only routine things that need fixing such as the alternator.

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Good Basic Transportation — This car was very bare-bones and fun. They don't make them like the CRX anymore.

Pros: Very light, practical 2 seater

Cons: No amenities, rust

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A Great Fun Gas Sipping Go Kart For The Road. — everything form the HF to the Si gets good gas mileage, some better than the others. The CRX platform is a very interesting looking car that most people seem to love, kids like the "Matchbox" look, girls think its cute, and guys can't get past the great performance. The Honda engines are rock solid and supply more than enough grunt to pull along these little cars. The transmissions are geared pretty steep, but the still do well on long distance highway trips. The handling of the CRX is amazing! The short wheelbase and lightweight make it an ideal car for short, quick turns such as in autocross. Since most of the weight is on the front of the vehicle (around 55-60% of it) the crx can also kick out the rear end while doing some high speed turns, which is a blast for more experienced drivers. The interior is tastefully done for a 1980's vehicle and is host to many storage compartments, some of which even lock.

Pros: Great for performance, stereo systems, makes a great daily driver. The possibilities are endless for this car, they have huge potential and are great fun even in stock form.

Cons: Odd stering wheel to petal distance, either petals need to be brought towards the firewall some, or a dished steerin wheel should be installed.

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The Little Car That Could — Performance, Handling and economy all in one little package. Makes good use of avaiable space. 143mph, 55mpg, just not at the same time! once timed this car downhil 0-60 5.5!

Pros: Rev happy, alot of bang for ya buck, best 1.6 by a mile

Cons: hmm, not much, 4 seater?

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1989 Honda Crx Ed9 — This car is hardly to compare with the original CRX because lots of technical mods have been made. In terms of reliability, I had some problems (broken brake-hose because of the extreme suspension, problems with the ignition), but I always used to forget these things very fast because my ED9 was such a nice and fast car that caused me so much driving pleasure.

Pros: Good performance at low consumption, amazing road holding, very exact gearbox

Cons: Pure sportscar, the rear seats can only be used by very small people, driving is getting sneaky once you exceed the limit

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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

1988 Honda Civic CRX Reviews

Honda @ Its Best By volney3

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 abo... Read More

Good Car, Cheap By John

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 it... 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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