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

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

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1989 Mitsubishi Starion
ESI-R 2+2 Turbo Hatchback
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$20,084

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

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...

1989 Mitsubishi Starion
ESI-R 2+2 Turbo Hatchback
No Expert Reviews

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

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

165
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.)

1989 Mitsubishi Starion
ESI-R 2+2 Turbo Hatchback
No User Reviews

Specs

2001 Honda Prelude
2 Dr STD Coupe
1989 Mitsubishi Starion
ESI-R 2+2 Turbo Hatchback
Powertrain 5-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
19 MPG
20 MPG
16 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
24 MPG
25 MPG
20 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15 gal --
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
200 hp @ 7,000 RPM
200 hp @ 7,000 RPM
188 hp @ 5,000 RPM
Torque
156 lb-ft @ 5,250 RPM
156 lb-ft @ 5,250 RPM
234 lb-ft @ 2,500 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
--
--
7:1
Displacement
2,200 cc
2,200 cc
2,600 cc
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard --
Driver Airbag Standard --
Passenger Airbag Standard --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard --
Leather Seats -- Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
CD Changer Optional --
Cassette Player Optional Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 4 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 43 in 40 in
Back Legroom 28.1 in 29 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 8.7 cu ft --
Standard Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs --
Exterior
Length 178 in 173 in
Width 69 in 68 in
Height 51.8 in 50 in
Wheelbase 101.8 in 95.8 in

Available Options

2001 Honda Prelude
2 Dr STD Coupe
1989 Mitsubishi Starion
ESI-R 2+2 Turbo Hatchback

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