1989 Honda Civic User Reviews

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Displaying 1 - 10 of 46 1989 Honda Civic reviews.

1989 Honda Civic LXReview
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My High School Wheels (first Car) — We purchased this car my Junior year (summer) of high school Georgia. I remember going to Po-boys every week getting parts and materials to improve my car all summer before school was back in session. Who every thought that body work, brakes, cables, radio system, and belts would be so darn easy to repair at the age of 16.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Inter-city fuel cost was dirt cheap. Very easy to work on by myself.

Cons: Not enough get up and go.

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1989 Honda Civic BaseReview
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Pratical, Economical, And Great Car. — Fun to drive, excellent gas mileage, surprising acceleration and handling great until one person driving a ford f-250 went to sleep at the wheel and crossed over lanes and continued off the road and ran over it with me as I pulled in the ditch to avoid him...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: I had over 100,000 miles and still regret my loss.

Cons: That it was not armored plated

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1989 Honda Civic DX HatchbackReview
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1989 Civic Hatch — there really isnt anything i dislike about this car its fun to drive looks pretty good handles like a gocart small easy to drive when you get used to the clutch awesome sound system lowered nice rims and pretty loud but also sounds good

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

Pros: fun small sporty  looks good

Cons: push start button but key still has to be on, cooling fans on toggle switch and this car is a cold blooded b%!*h

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1989 Honda Civic DX HatchbackReview
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Great Car For Around Town. — 1989 Honda Civic DX custom convertible (2008). Upgraded engine to a 1998 1.6L with 98 clutch/pressure plate. 5 speed manual transmission. Chassis has 280,000 miles on it and the engine/transmission has about 18,000. Great car with lots of power and 45+ MPG. I used the original dual point fuel injection system which yields better fuel economy, but with the 1.6L engine there is plenty of power, especially with the extra weight removed by the top and rear hatch.

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

Pros: It gets a lot of looks, and gets awesome fuel mileage.

Cons: it's tiny, and there's no place to lock anything up in it, and if it rains your in trouble!

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1989 Honda Civic Si HatchbackReview
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Crazy Quick, But Just Gettin Started. — Almost 300000 miles but the engine is a ZC out of Japan with about 50K on it by now. Intake kit already installed, slotted and drilled disk brakes already installed, suspension rebuilt with competion level struts etc., (BOMZ Racing and Bear Brakes thank you) Driftz wheels already installed as well. Next step is machining head (ported, polished, valves spring doubled up). Headers and exhaust. Oh yeah, and I'm getting it painted next week.

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

Pros: Drives like a go cart, corners like it's glued down.

Cons: Gets profiled a little by cops.

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When Gas Prices Are High, It's A Good Car To Own! — I like it because it's a honda, but it has no power. It gets good gas mileage, but again has no power! You cant really go wrong with a honda. This car was in a front end accident before I got it, so it has a few problems, but I drive it everyday with barely any problems!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Good Gas mileage

Cons: No power!

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1989 Honda Civic DX HatchbackReview
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Its A Tunner Thing — I love my little Honda best car I ever owned. It cud use some tlc but its till a good car. Big plans for it like body kit wheels ect. An some interior work to make the inside look good

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: its just fun. anybody who has one knows wat im talking bout

Cons: it needs work but wat honda dont

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1989 Honda Civic Si HatchbackReview
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Blue Rieger Custom — Styled with a full custom Rieger body kit, standart exaust along with a standart 1.4 engine. 5. gearbox and really nothing else. What made that car beautiful was clearly the styling. Very nice car to drive however lacks the acceleration. top speed around 160-170

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: the styling

Cons: 1.4 engine

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1989 Honda Civic DX HatchbackReview
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I Like My Honda — easy aftermarket upgrades interchangeable engines...and parts, buy stock n work your way up to modified. something easy to repair at home and alot of online help on do it yourself thngs as well as trying to build your own ideal of what it should be. its not super fast but you can do your own thing with the car on great buget and always have more room for better things.

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

Pros: economic but fun

Cons: gotta fish n research parts

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1989 Honda Civic HatchbackReview
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Look Up In The Sky! Its A Terroplane!!???! — this car is VEEEERRRRRYYYY light on the back end, is the first car I have ever Terroplaned in and that really sucked. i has no anti lock breaks and while in most cars this wouldn't be a problem, this acr, atleast the one I drive, acts like it has no break pads when I know this to not be the case

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: it is a civic and very tuneable

Cons: it is TOO light

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Reviews From Other Years

2014 Honda Civic Reviews

Amazing Ride By Alex

I recently nough this car, and man i love it, very smooth to drive and always reliable. I know when i turn the key it will start. if you havent drove one, you need to! it wont disappoint, i promise Read More

Amazing Car To Own! By alexsntn

i love the handeling, very fun to drive for a four cyl. Good on gar, i love the side view camara. Coulnt find anything wrong with it, it even did good in the snow. Safety was an importnat factor. not ... Read More

2013 Honda Civic Reviews

Nice Small Car By subramanian_v

Car gives great mileage and doesn't require any maintenance other than service at regular intervals. Civic is an ideal car for people who are single or drive long distance as its gives 40+ in highways... Read More

Super Commuter. By witii

Had never driven a civic or a hybrid before. Was looking for the best bang for the buck getting over 40 miles/gallon combined as my current commute is 130 mi/day . Did not want a hybrid but found that... Read More

2012 Honda Civic Reviews

Classy Car By Caddyohlala

I love the car, it handles real well. The gas mileage is a winner, and shifting the car is so much fun, she is fun to drive! It's sharp and eye catcher, just sad I must sell due to unforseeable circum... Read More

Great Car - Some Drawbacks By wwboy

I like my car. it's efficient, simple, and good looking. The imid display, steering wheel controls are super nice. I like the built-in phone and the adjustability of the steering wheel and seats. I'm ... Read More

2011 Honda Civic Reviews

The Pinnacle Reliable Commuter Vehicle By vayu17

I loved pretty much everything about this car. It made me more conscious of how I drive to achieve a higher fuel economy. The car handled well in almost every situation. I drove this car across the... Read More

Really Good And Can Be A Really Good First Car For Anyone By Gerson23

I like everything about the car how smooth it is and how others can't help but look at and I love that. I don't have any negative comments about it. Try it and you won't regret it is just good Read More

2010 Honda Civic Reviews

Good By Kuroi

Not a bad car if you are looking for something for the family or long distance travel. Very good vehicle to have as a daily driver to and from work or school and to the supermarket. My family loves it... Read More

2010 Honda Civic In Excellent Condition. By Russ952

This car has been a great car for me. I used it to commute to work (60 miles one way) with no problems. The gas mileage is unmatched and there is very little maintenance. The car handles beautifull... Read More

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