by Geoff on Mar 23, 2009 Vehicle: 1993 Honda Civic LX 4dr Sedan
This car was always there for me. It pulled through snow when pickups foundered. It averaged 38-41 mpg, and I had the original clutch for 180K miles. It now has 253K miles and only died on me once when the water pump seized. 16 wonderful years, but now with a family of 4, we are going to buy midsize. It is a classic. I wish I could keep it for Sunday drives the next 30 years.
by Dekkie on May 28, 2008 Vehicle: 1993 Honda Civic LX 4dr Sedan
Purchased my Civic LX new in March of 1993. Almost 170k miles later still drives fine. Even with the automatic I get about 38 mpg on the freeway. Collision damage aside, the only repairs were to replace the rear main seal, distributor rotor, muffler (rust) and igniter. I didn't expect this car to last more than a decade but then again I've never owned a car made in Japan before.
by DMF on Apr 10, 2006 Vehicle: 1993 Honda Civic LX 4dr Sedan
My 93 Civic LX has >130K miles, and STILL gets >30 MPG! DOHC engine still very quick and reliable -- cruise very comfortably at fast speeds (would NEVER do with other older-mileage vehicles). Mechanically excellent, but some of the interior components starting to deteriorate after 13 years (LED on stereo, speakers, plastic door handle snapped, spring clip for wipers). Recently test-drove 2003 Civic EX -- difference in performance between 2 was negligible -- I was quite surprised! (Or maybe I couldn't really "test" it because salesperson was sitting next to me). Best car I've owned yet!
by Ludeboy75 on Jan 14, 2004 Vehicle: 1993 Honda Civic LX 4dr Sedan
I Bought this car in 2/01 with 110K
Miles on the clock. It now has 138k
and is still going strong. Very easy
to do maintain and repair as long as
you're a little mechanically inclined.
Responds well to modifications. It
rides even better with 16" rims/low
profile tires. The D15B7 plant needs
at least another 20 HP and it would be
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