1989 Honda Civic Top Comparisons

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Displaying 31 - 40 of 1989 Honda Civic 40 reviews.

1989 Honda Civic CRX SiReview
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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
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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

2022 Honda Civic Reviews

Review By Wyldeman73

Quiet smooth ride, excellent handling/braking. Fuel economy very good and adequate power. Read More

Review By Derek

The 2022 Honda Civic EX is simply an AMAZING automobile! It is sleek and stylish, while still being comfortable. It handles beautifully like a much smaller car. I am still figuring out all of the sett... Read More

2021 Honda Civic Reviews

Review By Zach

I thought this car was the most unique and best looking civic since a it’s a tenth gen. This was when Honda made there own style instead of the 2022 and trying to copy a Mercedes. The lane assist wa... Read More

Review By Margethom865

Bought to save miles and gas on our truck and other car for back and forth to work. Great gas mileage (34 mikes yo gallon), great features and storage, the trunk is huge! Very nice daily driver. We ... Read More

2020 Honda Civic Reviews

Review By Erickson

I thing this car is good ando beautiful Read More

Review By Pinkette

This car is the best value you can buy plus it drives awesome and looks great Read More

2019 Honda Civic Reviews

Review By Nick

Great style. Nice stock rims. Apple car play. Nice sound system. Read More

Review By Maria

Comfortable, smooth, and safe drive. Get good mileage and great savings. Read More

2018 Honda Civic Reviews

Review By james

This car is a great value with the rising gas prices and economical 2.0 four cylinder engine I will be saving money at the pump. The safety features alone are something that is needed in this age of... Read More

Review By Robert

Really great deal, Im so very happy with this car Read More

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