1998 Honda Civic Top Comparisons

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1998 Honda Civic DX HatchbackReview
Noel writes:
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Loved This Car — Not the most powerful car but I loved everything else about it. Bought it new and traded it in with 116,000 miles. Always got me where I needed to go. 34 mpg normal driving. 39 mpg with mostly highway driving. Double wishbone suspension made it handle great. My favorite of all the cars i have owned. I regret trading it in when I did and wish I had kept it longer.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Reliability, Fuel economy, Price, handling, turn radius

Cons: none

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1998 Honda Civic EXReview
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Reliable And Great On Gas — With the gas prices on the incline this is a perfect vehcile for anybody that wants to save money on gas but yet you dont want to buy a scooter. Hondas are inexpensive to insure so you will save all around!

Pros: Only a 2 Owner Vehicle, always maintained!

Cons: The year, it is a 14 year old car, however it is a Honda!

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1998 Honda Civic DXReview
James writes:
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Good Car Tons Of Potentail — haven't had any major done just routine maintenance. i only paid 4 ,000 for the car and insurance is cheap.so i don't have many complaints. i think this car is a blast to drive. it has a lot potential if you are willing to invest the money into it.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: I like what is available in the aftermarket. great gas mileage.

Cons: with the non-vtec motor it feels under powered at time

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1998 Honda Civic LXReview
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If You Love Import Cars Like I Do, Then This Is A Car For You! — Everything works Perfect! The car car runs really smoothed, the gear shifts really good, and the car is very fast! This import car is a one of a kind! This car very fun! Take it for a spin and you would be Surprise!

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

Pros: The car is a Beautiful, it's my first car and i love it!

Cons: The thing i hate is that it's not a family car.

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1998 Honda Civic LXReview
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Honda Approved — Well if you buy the car completely stock the performance is like that of a Toyota Prius. Performance will most definitely improve the more it is built up. The car does get loud at higher MPH's thats about it. Overall this car is pretty fun to drive and i would recommend it for a beginner tuner.

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

Pros: I love the fact that it is so low to the ground and is extremely compact. but mainly the fact that everything is so simple and basic.

Cons: I hate that the stock performance is so bad..

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1998 Honda Civic CX HatchbackReview
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Beast Around Corners — This car is a beast around corners, but lacks performance as its running a little sohc vtec 1.3 motor. Its currently sitting on D2 adjustables and has front and rear struts. Fun to take it on windy roads like Scenic Drive.

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

Pros: Handling, Conering

Cons: Lack of power

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1998 Honda Civic CX HatchbackReview
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The Bottom-line Is You Get What You Pay For With Any Model Civics But They're Great Daily Drivers. — Just an overall great car that you dont see that much. Has okay performance but it is nothing special to begin with. Only costs about 23 bucks to fill even after "spirited" driving and cost of maintenance is incredibly cheap so a fantastic car in general. The fun factor with this car isnt very high to be honest. Unless you put a little work into it, it will only be a commuter with less than 140 horses.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Its a different looking compact and its something different.

Cons: Tuners tend to ruin them so look for a nice model that isnt destroyed by someone.

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1998 Honda Civic LXReview
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Excellent First Car — I loved this car. Was very reliable, great at gas, decent hp, good clutch, smooth gears. Stock speakers were excellent. Great handling. Perfect commuting car, definitely a good kick-it car. The body is decent, its not beautiful nor ugly. The parts quality however is very low. Comfortable, everything works. Just a very reliable, money saving, perfect car.

Pros: Gas saver, good handling, reliable

Cons: Horsepower

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1998 Honda Civic LXReview
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Idk — Needs some repairs and a nice new engine would be nice :) lol but I love the car, I put it through hell and yet it still keeps running. It accelaretes pretty well for an economically driven car but the rating of the car depends on the preference of the driver.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: the gas it saves and how low maintanance it is

Cons: its not a car for someone who wants an adrenaline rush unless you have the money for it

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1998 Honda Civic DXReview
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Civic — its stock so its not that fast. 5 spd. is good,great gas mileage,cheap parts, reliable, ok lookin, big aftermarket,everyone has one,fairly fun to drive. would buy another one. cheap repairs,easy to swap motor and trannys.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: 5 spd.

Cons: not fast enough

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2021 Honda Civic Reviews

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My Honda Civic Sport is stylish and economical. Great car !! Read More

2020 Honda Civic Reviews

Review By dkrenfer

The car was a super great deal and that was why it sold before I could make up my mind. It was one of those “to good to be true “ deals. That is why I hesitated. Read More

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I love everything about this car. I wouldn’t change anything about it. Read More

2019 Honda Civic Reviews

Review By Guru9CNRB8

The vehicle is in excellent shape and very clean. The price was fair and reasonable. Very low mileage. Smooth ride. Read More

Review By Ken

Good review and a good value of the car ! Read More

2018 Honda Civic Reviews

Review By Damon

I got a new car this past Wednesday. Civics are outstanding vehicles and are real great on gas mileage, especially the EX and EX-T models Read More

Review By Jessica

I love my car. Seats a little low but ok Read More

2017 Honda Civic Reviews

Review By Kristie

It is missing cup holder in the doors.... thats a nice feature that dont take up room cuz the door storage is already there. Also missing your pressure monitor so you can monitor air pressure from b... Read More

Review By Kimberly

No seat lumbar. It hurts your back to go anywhere. Around town , its awesome but on a 3 hr trip, it will kill your back. Read More

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