1998 Honda Civic Top Comparisons

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1998 Honda Civic CX HatchbackReview
Keith writes:
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Great First Car — no ABS or power steering in this car. i actually prefer the lack of power steering over having it, but ABS is useful to have. very easy car to modify. lots of fun to drive. heats up very fast, and plenty of cargo room with the rear seats folded down

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

Pros: great first car, good on gas, cheap on parts, fun to drive

Cons: lack of hp with the stock 1.6L engine

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1998 Honda Civic LXReview
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Honda Civic Lx 4 Door — This car is a good daily driver if your looking for one. You can leave it alone and enjoy it as is, or if you want there are a vast array of mods that can be had from eBay or your local parts store. Honda made a large number of these models, and the most common problem to watch out for is the oil pump. The pump would tend to go bad and ruin the motor. If the driver didn't know the pump was bad there may be some damage to motors leading to an untimely and early death (ie less than 200k miles which Hondas tend to bypass easily if taken care of). Make sure you ask for the service history or lots of questions about what was fixed and what wasn't - or save yourself some stress and buy something newer or older th

Pros: Seats five, awesome trunk space, 30+MPG

Cons: Low power, many of these model civics had bad oil pumps from the factory that went bad and ruined the motors.  Buyer Beware.

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1998 Honda Civic EXReview
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Great For Comfort And Reliability And Value For Money But Dont Expect To Get Exited About It — Didnt do a lot for me this car it was just a nice spec and reliable car at a good price, I was looking for something german (Audi) at the time but with that milage it was double the price.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Cheap

Cons: Boaring

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1998 Honda Civic GX Review
Silvamaru says:
after lost the rl grabbed this little civic
vs1997 Acura RL 3.5 FWD
1998 Honda Civic GX winning categories:
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Family Car Ranked 1997 Acura RL 3.5 FWD better.
"more room"
Value Ranked 1997 Acura RL 3.5 FWD worse.
"better gas mileage "
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1998 Honda Civic EX Review
GuruN58LK says:
I only owned it for a month, it wasnt running very well. I sold it to some guys that were interested in it I think for parts.
vs1998 Buick Century Custom Sedan FWD
1998 Honda Civic EX winning categories:
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Power Ranked 1998 Buick Century Custom Sedan FWD better.
"The Honda I had wasnt running very good."
Handling Ranked 1998 Buick Century Custom Sedan FWD worse.
"The handling is quicker and feels the road more in the Honda. The handling in the Buick feels looser and kind of sloppy at times."
Front Seats Ranked 1998 Buick Century Custom Sedan FWD better.
"The seats are softer in the Buick."
Back Seats Ranked 1998 Buick Century Custom Sedan FWD better.
"More room in the back seat for passengers"
Family Car Ranked 1998 Buick Century Custom Sedan FWD better.
"More room"
Would Buy Ranked 1998 Buick Century Custom Sedan FWD better.
"The Buick has been very reliable."
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1998 Honda Civic LX Review
doughboy7567 says:
Not impressed with the power and handling of this car, not very spacious, and uncomfortable seats. Truck is small also.
vs1998 Ford Taurus SE
1998 Honda Civic LX winning categories:
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Looks/Style Ranked 1998 Ford Taurus SE better.
"Nice sleek design "
Back Seats Ranked 1998 Ford Taurus SE better.
"very comfortable and soft"
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1998 Honda Civic Review
Suranjan says:
Good
vs2018 Toyota Corolla
1998 Honda Civic winning categories:
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Reviews From Other Years

2021 Honda Civic Reviews

Review By Israel

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

Review By Tiffany

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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