1998 Honda Civic Top Comparisons

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1998 Honda Civic DXReview
Chris writes:
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Great First Car — It's not flashy, it's not powerful, and it's not even that great-looking, but it's fun to drive, great on gas (35 hwy on average) and still running fine at 160,000 miles. The best part - it'll probably last me another 5-8 years, and I'm in no hurry to get rid of it. Really, the only thing I don't like about my Civic is the gear ratios: 75 mph has my little 4-banger begging for a 6th gear that isn't there.

Pros: build quality, gas mileage

Cons: gear ratios

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1998 Honda Civic LXReview
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My 2nd Car And I Am Keeping It — This one was my clean titled car that I purchased out the door for 7,200 back in 2003. This was also my first manual car and I started to do those modification things on it. It had a "mini me" swap an EX head on a non V-tec bottom end which was also ported an polished, etc and blah blah. I got tired of it and wanted more power so I opted with a JDM B16A swap, head ported and combustion chambers cleaned and blah blah. It definitely had enough power to compete against most 4 cylinder cars until 2005 so not too bad. Build quality? It was great but with age of coarse things break after almost 10 years in general it was Great Quality. Appearance, back in the day I loved it because it holds sentimental value of my first Honda Civic. Gas when stock was 24mpg. when mini me it was 25.5mpg. And now with B16A it is 24.5mpg so not too bad with my driving cost of ownership, again it is an older car so it is hard to pin point yet extremely cheap. Fun Factor? I like this car alot.

Pros: I can still find parts, fun to drive, does everything for me

Cons: negatives it is 11 years old and it does show its wear.

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1998 Honda CivicReview
Saso writes:
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Smooth Car — it's spacious from inside, the interior is very beautiful and it always smells nice. it doesn't take too much gas plus it doesnt use much of it anyways. so in short it's not that expensive and economic. it's too much fun to drive that i usually create any excuse to drive it... u can feel it gliding on the roads. plus honda is very well known for its strong build and soft smooth gliding. u could convert it into a sports speeding car if u want.

Pros: everything

Cons: nothing

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1998 Honda Civic LXReview
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Shea's '98 Civic — Well, the car was sold to me as a lemon. I found out, of course, after I drove it off the lot. I bought it for 17k with 30,000 miles on it. Which was a rip off b/c a month later I bought a 2000 Civic coupe with cd player and remote entry for the same price! After I took it to a mechanic, found it had over $2,500 worth of damage done to it. 3 years after purchasing this car is when the clutch kit finally gave up on me. I was surprised it lasted that long! I have only had to keep up with regular maintenance on this car. So, the rumors about Honda's are definitely true! Performance, not really a performance car. Just a 1.6L. Its GREAT on gas. At $2.71 a gallon right now, I just filled up my tank on $20. :D Its been a great car to me and has everything I need...for now. :)

Pros: Honda reliability and great gas mileage!

Cons: Outside apprearance is a little rough right now, lol.

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1998 Honda CivicReview
Lia writes:
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Ok.... — I like my car its just that the transmission is messed up and my dad doesnt believe me. All i really care about is that it gets me from here to there and thats all i want. It is WAY better than my old car!! That is definitly for sure

Pros: It drives me places and gas isn't so high on it.

Cons: The transmission!!

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1998 Honda Civic EXReview
Rahil writes:
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Good Economical Car! — It can be souped up in nearly a million ways! The car is extremely fun to drive, and is much better a Toyota Camry, or a Corolla. Also very good on gas! Several mods can be added to the car which will make the car look amazing. Not many cars can be modded as this one!

Pros: Looks decent!

Cons: Too slow!

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1998 Honda Civic CX HatchbackReview
Aleksandar writes:
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Urban Perfection — This car has realy good road behaviour. Sticks to the road BUT can't go over 200 kmh :( For a 1.4 stock engine with 90 Bhp I could say it's pretty quick on the start and it could "punish" cars with bigger engines. It's a great car for the city. Easy to manuver and it has realatively low gas consumption. Suspention is a little bit hard , but you get used to it realy fast. Realy fun to drive.

Pros: Low gas consumption , design , performance , stability etc..........

Cons: It will never break down so it's forever yours to enjoy !

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1998 Honda CivicReview
Hakan writes:
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I'm 2nd Owner 55ooo Miles Auto Trany,ac,airbag,and O.z.racing Rims Have. — ıt's looks sportive,and same time compact body very pratical to use.low fuel consumption is good for the daily use.engine life is very good for long term use.acceleration is enogh for 1.4 lt engine.breaking is good with abs ,handling is excellent.maintanc cost is very low.and very good for the modify engine.

Pros: low consumption,performance,sportive look

Cons: nothing

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1998 Honda Civic LXReview
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It's Not A Rice Burner, Maybe A Rice Cooker? — To start its got the fine Honda engineering that Should go into all premium automobiles. It's never let me down, I've only had to do the basics that you would with any other car but without any major problems. Bought it with 88k and now I got about 110k and still rolling strong. Not quite the horsepower of todays cars but how many of todays cars get over 35mpg in traffic day in and out? F.ast O.nly R.olling D.ownhill C.onstantly H.aving E.very V.ehicle R.ecalled O.ver L.ousy E.ngineering T.echniques D.oes O.nly D.rive G.randma E.verywhere

Pros: I get 35+mpg with over 90hp :o)  and its not broke like your american pile

Cons: you can time the 1/4 mile with a sundial and its not meant for offroad use

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1998 Honda Civic LXReview
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Civic — Although it doesn't score the best in performance and appearance, it's a very reliable car that I know will start every morning. It more than adequately serves its purpose as a cheap to own and drive car. It is light on the wallet at rare visits to the parts store as well as the gas pump. Though it does lack the performance I'm used to from my prior high horsepower cars, it'll still hug a turn like the best of them adding a little excitement to the drive.

Pros: everything. Great gas mileage, smooth ride, full featured.

Cons: if you're looking for power, you'll have to do some upgrades.

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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

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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

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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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