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Honda Civic del Sol Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 1.5 L Inline 4-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 5-speed Manual
  • Horse Power 102 hp @ 5900 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 29/34 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No

Review of the 1993 Honda Civic del Sol

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  • What's New for 1993

    The sun, that's what Honda wants you to think of when you picture this open-air replacement for the CRX. Poised to recapture some of the two-seater market from the Mazda Miata, the del Sol offers solid performance and value. Usable trunk space and improved body rigidity are the benefits the del Sol has over its rivals. We think, however, that the Miata's superior horsepower and rear-wheel drive will prove to be more fun in the long run.

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Customer Reviews

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1 of 1 people found this review helpful

Love my del sol

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Vehicle: 1993 Honda Civic del Sol S 2dr Coupe

When my daughter got her license rather than find a car she was comfortable with I gave her my 2009 Civic (which has 120K on it). I was lucky to find a 93 del Sol automatic with only 85K, new paint job and tires for $3500. To say driving it is a blast is an understatement. The driving position is low to the ground reminding me of my 85 Prelude. Pop the top off and put it in its holder in the trunk and slide down the back window and its a dream to drive on a summer day. Power won't blow you away but that's not what this car is about, it's just fun to drive, it handles great, is very stable and on my first fill up I got almost 37 mpg! Looking forward to having this car for many more years!



1 of 1 people found this review helpful

Awesome little sports car!

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Vehicle: 1993 Honda Civic del Sol S 2dr Coupe

Bought a black 93 Del sol S with 121k miles on it about 3 months ago. It was an amazing car while it lasted. It got great gas mileage and never had a problem. Unfortunately, I was cut off and this car was absolutely totaled. I gotta say, for such a small car, it kept me safe, I had no injuries whatsoever, in a 50mph crash. Too bad it hadn't held up better though, the engine was toast because the front end didn't hold up. I plan on buying another one any day now, I love these cars!




Best car i have ever

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Vehicle: 1993 Honda Civic del Sol S 2dr Coupe

I purchased my Del Sol last summer for 3100, A STEAL in my opinion. GETS AWESOME GAS MILEAGE, I average 38 mpg. Is great overall, I would say the only complaint is that it is to perfect, lol. I only have 116k on mine, and would expect her to go another 200k without any trouble. If you are considering buying a Del Sol, I would say make sure to get one that is stock, It seems like to many people think it is cool to modify these Del Sols and make them look terrible. I have only replaced the speakers since the old ones died. I just wish there where more of them out there. I have only ever seen 2 others since i have owned mine.



1 of 1 people found this review helpful

Lots of bang esp for

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Vehicle: 1993 Honda Civic del Sol S 2dr Coupe

I drive it pretty hard and it always responds with virtually no problems.




371,000 miles and counting

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Vehicle: 1993 Honda Civic del Sol S 2dr Coupe

I bought the car new in 1993. At 288,000 miles I bought a Japanese exchange engine because the original engine started to use oil and it was cheaper to buy a "used" engine from Japan and replace the clutch. Total cost about $1800. I love the car even though it is noisy, the sun visors are useless, and there are no functional cup holders. Besides the replacing the engine the only time I had a mechanical problem was when the distributor wore out at 295,000 miles. That is the only time in 15 years the car stranded me. It gets 32 to 35 mpg and that's driving at 80+ mph. It is a great car overall even though it has the less powerful engine.




My '93 honda civic del

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Vehicle: 1993 Honda Civic del Sol S 2dr Coupe

I love this car. I'm trying to get it set up for track racing, but me being 17 and in high school make it hard for me to work on it and only a very small budget. but one day you will see it somewhere.



Full 1993 Honda Civic del Sol Review

What's New for 1993

The sun, that's what Honda wants you to think of when you picture this open-air replacement for the CRX. Poised to recapture some of the two-seater market from the Mazda Miata, the del Sol offers solid performance and value. Usable trunk space and improved body rigidity are the benefits the del Sol has over its rivals. We think, however, that the Miata's superior horsepower and rear-wheel drive will prove to be more fun in the long run.

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Gas Mileage

EPA-Rated MPG

  • 29
  • cty
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  • 34
  • highway
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