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1997 Honda Civic del Sol
2 Dr S Coupe
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$15,475
1 vehicle

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2019 Honda Civic Coupe
EX FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$23,925
88 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

1997 Honda Civic del Sol
2 Dr S Coupe

Some people were disappointed to learn that 1997 was the last year Honda presented the del Sol sports car. Those who drive it really enjoy the power, handling, comfort, and trunk space...

2019 Honda Civic Coupe
EX FWD
George Kennedy Preview:

We ask compact cars to do a pretty straightforward job: provide affordable, reliable transportation. For years, these vehicles focused on value. But with the 10th-generation Honda Civi...

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

1997 Honda Civic del Sol
2 Dr S Coupe
Guru9GKD6 writes:
Pretty but need back seats
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Daniel 1997 Honda Civic del Sol 2 Dr S CoupeReview:

I Love It — car is not fast whatsoever but it is a blast to drive when you lower it it handles like a beast not ...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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diet_del_sol 1997 Honda Civic del Sol 2 Dr S CoupeReview:

I Love This Car. Targa Top, Big Trunk, Reliable, Great Mpg's! — I own the S coupe. That's the base model with ~106 horsepower at the crank. The D16Y7 engine used ...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

2019 Honda Civic Coupe
EX FWD
Brendan writes:
Horrible value, bad turbo, styled nice but under the glitz it’s a confused plastic turd

Specs

1997 Honda Civic del Sol
2 Dr S Coupe
2019 Honda Civic Coupe
EX FWD
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
28 MPG
--
31 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
35 MPG
--
40 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 11 gal 12.4 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
106 hp @ 6,200 RPM
106 hp @ 6,200 RPM
174 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
103 lb-ft @ 4,600 RPM
103 lb-ft @ 4,600 RPM
162 lb-ft @ 1,700 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
--
--
10.6:1
Displacement
1,600 cc
1,600 cc
1,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
--
--
2.87 in x 3.52 in
Safety
ABS Brakes -- Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 4 stars --
Front Passenger 4 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
Rollover -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Air Conditioning Optional Standard
Cassette Player Optional --
Radio Optional Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks -- Standard
Passenger Power Seats Optional --
Interior
Maximum Seating 2 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 40.3 in 42.3 in
Back Legroom -- 35.9 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 10.5 cu ft 11.9 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 1,013 lbs
Exterior
Length 157.7 in 176.9 in
Width 66.7 in 70.8 in
Height 49.4 in 54.9 in
Wheelbase 93.3 in 106.3 in

Available Options

1997 Honda Civic del Sol
2 Dr S Coupe
2019 Honda Civic Coupe
EX FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Aegean Blue Metallic
  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Rallye Red
  • Tonic Yellow Pearl

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