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1998 Eagle Talon
2 Dr ESi Hatchback
No Data Available
2020 Honda Civic
EX Coupe FWD
MSRP
$23,600
Invoice
$21,924
Average Price Paid
$21,546
700 listings nationwide

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1998 Eagle Talon
2 Dr ESi Hatchback
No Data Available
2020 Honda Civic
EX Coupe FWD
No Data Available

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

1998 Eagle Talon
2 Dr ESi Hatchback
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$15,810
2020 Honda Civic
EX Coupe FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$23,972
1 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

1998 Eagle Talon
2 Dr ESi Hatchback
No Expert Reviews
2020 Honda Civic
EX Coupe FWD
Clifford Atiyeh Test Drive Review:

Minor design tweaks, more standard safety and convenience features, and more manual transmissions arrive as the standout changes for the Civic's 2020 model year. Last redesigned for th...

No Data Available
No Data Available
  • Look and Feel 7
  • Performance 8
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 7
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 10

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

1998 Eagle Talon
2 Dr ESi Hatchback
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Reuben 1998 Eagle Talon 2 Dr ESi HatchbackReview:

Great Speedy Car And Even Better If It's Turboed — It looks great and performs great but I wish I had gotten the TSI not the ESi. It gets great gas m...

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

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Ruthe 1998 Eagle Talon 2 Dr ESi HatchbackReview:

Talon Numero Uno — my baaby. its made of decent stuff. i mean.. its kinda a dodge. and i hate dodge.. but basically i...

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

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Daniel 1998 Eagle Talon 2 Dr ESi HatchbackReview:

A Very Fun And Affordable Car — great on gas mileage, didn't have to replace a thing on it, it handled like a dream, definitley turn...

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

2020 Honda Civic
EX Coupe FWD
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JUSTIN writes:
Good A-to-B car, has lots of room for the segment, decent power. Not very exciting, but makes a terrific da...
Family Car Ranked 2020 Hyundai Veloster N FWD worse.
"More space, has 4-doors, softer ride."
Value Ranked 2020 Hyundai Veloster N FWD better.
"A lot of technology and research geared toward better sports performance makes it more valuable. It has an LSD, dynamic exhaust, dynamic suspension, a better sound system, better infotainment, better aerodynamics, bigger brakes, the list goes on. They’re definitely for a sportier drive but I like that because that’s what I was looking for. "

Specs

1998 Eagle Talon
2 Dr ESi Hatchback
2020 Honda Civic
EX Coupe FWD
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
20 MPG
--
31 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
30 MPG
--
40 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 16 gal 12.4 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
140 hp @ 6,000 RPM
140 hp @ 6,000 RPM
174 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
130 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
130 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
162 lb-ft @ 1,700 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.3:1
10.3:1
10.6:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
1,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.23 in x 3.68 in
3.23 in x 3.68 in
2.87 in x 3.52 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Optional Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Side Driver 1 stars --
Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 4 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 4 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional Standard
Leather Seats Optional --
Air Conditioning Optional Standard
CD Player Optional --
Cassette Player Optional --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Optional Standard
Power Door Locks Optional Standard
Driver Power Seats Optional --
Passenger Power Seats Optional --
Interior
Maximum Seating 4 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 43.3 in 42.3 in
Back Legroom 28.4 in 35.9 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 16.6 cu ft 11.9 cu ft
Exterior
Length 174.9 in 177.3 in
Width 69.9 in 70.9 in
Height 51 in 54.9 in
Wheelbase 98.8 in 106.3 in

Available Options

1998 Eagle Talon
2 Dr ESi Hatchback
2020 Honda Civic
EX Coupe FWD

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