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1991 Honda Civic CRX
2 Dr HF Hatchback
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$9,405
2001 Honda Prelude
2 Dr STD Coupe
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$24,040
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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

1991 Honda Civic CRX
2 Dr HF Hatchback

The 1991 Honda CRX is a two-seat "sports" car. If it's just you and your best friend, there will be plenty of room for comfort, while the hatchback styling provides plenty of cargo roo...

2001 Honda Prelude
2 Dr STD Coupe

The 2001 Honda Prelude still has the same design from 1997, so it looks kind of boring now. But, the twin cam and VTEC engine makes a great motorcyle-like revving noise that sounds rea...

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

1991 Honda Civic CRX
2 Dr HF Hatchback
writes:
Close to perfect car.
Cargo Capacity Ranked 1990 Mazda MX-5 Miata worse.
"Huge space behind the front seats."
Family Car Ranked 1990 Mazda MX-5 Miata worse.
"Hauled a ton of stuff."
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1991 Honda Civic CRX 2 Dr HF HatchbackReview:

Great Small Car, Good Mileage — I love the mileage, thinking about selling this one and fixing up my VW. Undecided... It does take u...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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1991 Honda Civic CRX 2 Dr HF HatchbackReview:

1991 Crx Hf — Acceleration: Slow Build Quality: Its a Honda, It Lasts Forever! Appearance: Desirable for the stre...

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

2001 Honda Prelude
2 Dr STD Coupe
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2001 Honda Prelude 2 Dr STD CoupeReview:

Amazing Car! — This is an awesome car. I cannot say enough about the Prelude. I've been after a clean/stock Prelu...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2001 Honda Prelude 2 Dr STD CoupeReview:

I Am Extremely Impressed By Its Power And Looks — I like this cars power and looks and how I can tune it to my personal driving standards. I also like...

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

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2001 Honda Prelude 2 Dr STD CoupeReview:

Great Bachelor Car Or For Someone With No Kids. — i love that its small and has amazing handling and you can add lots of mods to it. but back seat won...

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

Specs

1991 Honda Civic CRX
2 Dr HF Hatchback
2001 Honda Prelude
2 Dr STD Coupe
Powertrain 5-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
36 MPG
19 MPG
20 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
44 MPG
24 MPG
25 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 10 gal 15 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
62 hp @ 4,500 RPM
200 hp @ 7,000 RPM
200 hp @ 7,000 RPM
Torque
90 lb-ft @ 2,000 RPM
156 lb-ft @ 5,250 RPM
156 lb-ft @ 5,250 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9:1
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Displacement
1,500 cc
2,200 cc
2,200 cc
Safety
ABS Brakes -- Standard
Driver Airbag -- Standard
Passenger Airbag -- Standard
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Air Conditioning Optional Standard
CD Player -- Standard
CD Changer -- Optional
Cassette Player Optional Optional
Radio Optional Standard
Power Windows -- Standard
Power Door Locks -- Standard
Passenger Power Seats Optional Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 2 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 40.8 in 43 in
Back Legroom -- 28.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- 8.7 cu ft
Standard Towing Capacity -- 1,000 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 1,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 148.5 in 178 in
Width 65.9 in 69 in
Height 50.1 in 51.8 in
Wheelbase 90.6 in 101.8 in

Available Options

1991 Honda Civic CRX
2 Dr HF Hatchback
2001 Honda Prelude
2 Dr STD Coupe

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