by jdibs77 on Mar 21, 2013 Vehicle: 1995 Honda Civic del Sol VTEC 2dr Coupe
This car is spectacular.
It gets fantastic gas mileage, and is the second most fun car I've driven (first is a Miata).
The targa top offers the ease of a soft top with the benefits of a hard top.
It has a very good amount of pick-up, but there is only so much a 1.6L engine can do.
It definitely out-accelerates other little 4 cylinders though.
It takes turns amazingly.
The suspension is stiff, which may be a disadvantage to some, but I count that as a plus.
I have only had it for about a month, so I can't say much for reliability, but from my research there is very little that goes wrong with these. If you get one, try your best to get the VTEC model, because it is worth every penny.
by albatem on Aug 1, 2010 Vehicle: 1995 Honda Civic del Sol Si 2dr Coupe
Don't own it any more, but overall a very fun car to drive. Interior space is limited to two seats, but there are lots of storage spots and the truck is surprisingly large for a car of this size. Sporty looks and with some minor modifications this car handles like its on rails. Not very fast straight line. Didn't have any issues with car until around 115,000 when I got rid of it. 2nd gear or the synchro was gone and it would not shift in or out of 2nd, no other issues and this was likely due to driving the car hard. Overall fun, reliable car.
by Mrhiguy on Jun 14, 2010 Vehicle: 1995 Honda Civic del Sol VTEC 2dr Coupe
This is my 3rd Del Sol and I keep coming back to it. It performs and handles excellently. Gets great gas mileage for a performance car. If you really don't like the highways speeds. Invest in swapping an Integra LS or GSR 5th gear.
by JUgurl on Nov 8, 2009 Vehicle: 1995 Honda Civic del Sol VTEC 2dr Coupe
The first time I had saw my car on the lot, I had to stop. A month later I was buying it with my grant money for college. I have to drive about 80 miles a day to go to college, so I needed a car with great mpg. I also didn't want to be a dork at school, so I needed something fun and impressive. My del sol is the absolute best car I've ever driven. She really picks up and goes, while keeping my wallet happy when it comes to gas. I get stopped all the time by people who want to buy her. I even had a cop pull me over to ask about it! I have yet to see a single flaw in this car, and even though I'm young, I will never ever sell it!
by Travelinzoo on Aug 3, 2009 Vehicle: 1995 Honda Civic del Sol Si 2dr Coupe
Why oh why did Honda stop making these??? I've had mine for nearly 10 years, and I still get 42 mpg on the highway. Nothing compares for style, room, economy, reliability and fun! Nothing. But it's so hard to find one with low mileage now. Honda, please, please bring them back!
by Dreznin on Jul 25, 2009 Vehicle: 1995 Honda Civic del Sol VTEC 2dr Coupe
I bought my 95 VTEC to replace my old Altima which had been squished between two SUVs, never before has an accident been such a good thing for me. This little car still turns heads since there are so few still out there, I'm always getting questions about it. The performance of the DOHC VTEC trim level is GREAT, especially for such a tiny motor. The VTEC's upgraded suspension makes it nimble in corners and the high- winding engine makes highways a delight. My only gripes would be the cup holder placement and the rubber seal around the rear wheel wells that traps water and causes the body to rust (can be removed by hand in about 10 seconds). I can safely say that I will NEVER sell mine.