Honda Civic vs Honda Prelude Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2022 Honda Civic
EX FWD
MSRP
$24,700
Invoice
$23,423
Average Price Paid
$25,137
538 listings nationwide

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2001 Honda Prelude
2 Dr STD Coupe
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EX FWD
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2 Dr STD Coupe
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2022 Honda Civic
EX FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$26,112
11 listings nationwide

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2001 Honda Prelude
2 Dr STD Coupe
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$24,040
7 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2022 Honda Civic
EX FWD
Matt Smith Test Drive Review:

According to Honda, 75 percent of Civic owners return in the future to buy another one of the company’s vehicles. That represents a significant opportunity, and it makes the redesigned...

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...

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  • Look and Feel 9
  • Performance 9
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 8
  • Safety 7
  • Cost-Effectiveness 5
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2022 Honda Civic
EX FWD
No User Reviews
2001 Honda Prelude
2 Dr STD Coupe
Guru3YXCW writes:
Nothing special basic car...
Family Car Ranked 2003 Honda Accord EX better.
"Horse power handling over all performance all round, style, comfort gas mileage..."
Value Ranked 2003 Honda Accord EX better.
"Great quality well built car if you know how to really take care of it doing its regular oil changes and part replacements when need be."
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Drouse 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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Dirtbiker 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.)

Specs

2022 Honda Civic
EX FWD
2001 Honda Prelude
2 Dr STD Coupe
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
33 MPG
19 MPG
20 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
42 MPG
24 MPG
25 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 12.4 gal 15 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
180 hp @ 6,000 RPM
200 hp @ 7,000 RPM
200 hp @ 7,000 RPM
Torque
177 lb-ft @ 1,700 RPM
156 lb-ft @ 5,250 RPM
156 lb-ft @ 5,250 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.3:1
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Displacement
1,500 cc
2,200 cc
2,200 cc
Bore x Stroke
2.87 in x 3.52 in
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Safety
ABS Brakes Optional Standard
Driver Airbag Optional Standard
Passenger Airbag Optional Standard
Front Side Airbags Optional --
Rear Side Airbags Optional --
Curtain Airbags Optional --
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional Standard
Air Conditioning Optional Standard
CD Player -- Standard
CD Changer -- Optional
Cassette Player -- Optional
Radio Optional Standard
Power Windows Optional Standard
Power Door Locks Optional Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 42.3 in 43 in
Back Legroom 37.4 in 28.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 14.8 cu ft 8.7 cu ft
Standard Towing Capacity -- 1,000 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 1,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 184 in 178 in
Width 70.9 in 69 in
Height 55.7 in 51.8 in
Wheelbase 107.7 in 101.8 in

Available Options

2022 Honda Civic
EX FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Aegean Blue Metallic
  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Meteorite Gray Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Morning Mist Metallic
  • Obsidian Blue Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Rallye Red
  • Sonic Gray Pearl
  • Valencia Red Pearl
2001 Honda Prelude
2 Dr STD Coupe

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