1989 Honda Civic Top Comparisons

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1989 Honda Civic CRX SiReview
Stephen writes:
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Dollar For Dollar, This Is The Most Fun One Can Have — I bought the car with 231,000 miles on the original engine. It's been converted into an STS car for autocross and this is SOOO much fun. Running circles around more expensive vehicles is a bonus. In California, you still see a lot of these hatches driving around.

Pros: Light, so good gas mileage.

Cons: Brake booster weak, soft brake pedal. Distributor fails occasionally.

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1989 Honda Civic DX HatchbackReview
Todd writes:
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My First Real Car!!!! Magic!!! — A real exotic!!! (You'll understand when you see my previous cars). Wonderfully efficient in all ways, could stuff my bike in the back, would go 100mph eventually, a delightful little car

Pros: Lightweight, good fuel economy, FAST (compared to my previous cars, but really it's kinda slow), affectionately named "The Nugget" by my friends

Cons: Seats not extremely durable, doesn't like to be flooded by torrential rains (drowns the engine computer)

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1989 Honda Civic LXReview
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Very Reliable And Easy To Modify Car. — Overall this is a great car that gives no major problems and is easy to work on and modify.

Pros: Aftermarket parts easy to find.... New & Used parts available. Light body which inturn makes for a good power to weight ratio when modified.

Cons: Shape old, some replacement parts hard to find.

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1989 Honda Civic HatchbackReview
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She Was A Clunker, But Got Me There For 13 Years! — She was a clunker, but got me there for 13 years! First car, will never forget it.

Pros: Reliable, good gas mileage

Cons: Rusty, small

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1989 Honda Civic DX HatchbackReview
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Amazing Car, Gonna Build A Killer Ricer With This. — Car is solid, holding up great, very little rust. Gonna rebuild almost everything on it. Will post new pics and updates when progress begins this summer.

Pros: Light Car, amazing handling, lot of room for size.

Cons: only primered starting to get much surface rust, dads gf backed into it day after i got it.

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1989 Honda Civic Si HatchbackReview
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Fastest Sohc 1.6l I Have Driven... — Great car to have to bagg on. I wouldn't like it as a daily due to the lack of power steering.... Otherwise, great car! With the performance mods I did to the car I est. a healthy 130hp. The cam installed boosted the mid-range 15hp and about 8lb-ft torque.... A huge difference on a car that weighs about 3000lbs.

Pros: Fast, Fun to drive, Easy on gas (when not bagged)

Cons: No (PS,PL,PW, A/C), Rode like a go cart, Major road noise, Too Basic

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1989 Honda Civic DX HatchbackReview
Erick writes:
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Great First Car — It was fun to drive, like a go-cart, and got great gas mileage. Handled very well at high speeds on the freeway, no steering wheel shaking.

Pros: gas mileage, fun

Cons: size

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1989 Honda Civic Si HatchbackReview
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Reliable Car And Save Gas — This car is fun to drive, even though the hp is low, but it's a everyday car, so low hp = save gas

Pros: It's light and it's a manual car

Cons: no power steering

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1989 Honda Civic LXReview
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Civic-minded — The first 4-door sedan Civic (I'm mostly sure) and it drives almost exactly like the CRX, but with 4-doors and seats 4.5 people with a trunk. Even better, in 1991, the first Civic EX was sold (very limited numbers) and the only Honda of the same era to match its fun was the CRX Si.

Pros: light, quick, Honda engine, 4-doors, big trunk, amazing on gas

Cons: most stolen Honda ever

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1989 Honda Civic LXReview
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The Most Reliable Unreliable Car I Own. — Yes, I have a Honda Civic. Most people don't know about it because I haven't driven it in a couple of years, since the engine block is cracked (with ~230,000 miles). I bought it for $100 from an acquaintance and fixed the transmission; it ran great for a summer and autumn before dying on me. I had some great memories with that car: my fiance (at the time brand new girlfriend) cut the exhaust off of it with a kitchen knife when the muffler fell off, leaving the rest hanging over the rear axle; my brother and I experienced the (second) hood flying open at full speed, shattering the windshield and making the five mile drive home scary as hell; driving with said broken windshield to Lapeer to get a new one installed, with bits of glass hitting my face along the way. Needless to say, I want to fix this car, if only because I had a lot of fun in six months.

Pros: Fun car, manual transmission, cheap, great mileage.

Cons: Doesn't run, back brakes never worked, bald tires, put a new exhaust system on it before it died.

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Reviews From Other Years

2020 Honda Civic Reviews

Review By Guru95XZDR

Call me 204-6887 ill buy it. My last 4 cars have been civic coupes Read More

Review By Schuyler48

Car runs super smooth, excellent choice! Definitely recommend if you want a reliable quick car Read More

2019 Honda Civic Reviews

Review By Guru99T97Z

Best handling, best tech, best power, in sub compact, in price range. Read More

Review By John

I am 5:10 @260pounds I fit in it really nice And it drove and Handel really well Read More

2018 Honda Civic Reviews

Review By bboss05

Great car. Of course honda lacks in some things, but still a great little car Read More

Review By Justin

I cant wipe a smile off my face when driving her Read More

2017 Honda Civic Reviews

Review By sanjayMakwana

Provides good choices and price comparison. Carfax details was not provided or was not accurate. Read More

Review By Eddie

The car was a good deal & Mercedes service was so-o professional! Read More

2016 Honda Civic Reviews

Review By Guru9D5Z5Z

We love it! Great condition, super clean, smooth drive. We couldnt be happier! Read More

Review By DewanFaulk

It checks all the boxes for what we are looking for in a used vehicle. We want a dependable high quality, but still affordable, vehicle that looks great and is ranked high in safety. Read More

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