by yummy_honie on Aug 3, 2011 Vehicle: 1992 Honda Civic
I bought my car back in January 2009 and it has been almost 3 years.
Its a 1992 Honda Civic Hatchback and it has been my life saver.
I named her Lil Magic because she never lets me down.
Its so funny because for it to be such a old car, almost
20 yrs old, she still keeps up with the best of them effortlessly.
We are often doing 90 on the highway and joke around with my bf and I tell him that the car actually prefers to go fast.
Im not kidding she is FAST!!.
I dd not do any modifications yet but I plan to in the future.
I sometimes wish I had power lock doors and windows but the cars loyalty to me means much more.
Ppl see me on the street and always wanna buy here.
I love my car.
This car is a lot of fun to drive around Chicago. The light weight, the 5-speed manual, the 1.5 liter engine, and the tight handling make it feel sporty. Low maintenance. High MPG. The body is solid but starting to rust a bit around the rear wheel wells. After a wash and wax, I get offers from random people on the street to buy it. Just can't bring myself to replace it. Honda really did this one right.
by Texas Car on Nov 11, 2008 Vehicle: 1992 Honda Civic
I have had my 92 for 16 years and have no plans to get rid of it. The Little Red Car has 185K miles on it and has been extremely trustworthy. I am a Japanese car tech by trade and only use OEM Honda parts when possible. The axle shafts are the originals. I have, during it's life, installed the second set of boots after the originals. The rotors and drums have never been machined. I am now on the first set of OEM replacement shoes and second set of OEM pads. I am on the first timing belt, water pump and front engine seals, with new drive belts. I will be installing the second replacement belts, tensioner, valve adjust, plugs and misc within the next few days. Then, here I come 250K miles.
by ace1932 on Jul 3, 2008 Vehicle: 1992 Honda Civic
My dad purchased the car when it was new back in 1992 from a dealer in Southern California. It's my car now and I love it! Sure it has no pick-up and I'm making more frequent trips to the shop. All in all, it's a great car! Handling is fantastic!! I routinely get 36 MPG in the city, while using 87 octane gas!! The build quality is great! My car has never had any rust issues and it still has the engine it came with when new. It now has over 170k miles on it, but still works really well. The original clutch lasted 137k miles!! So yes, the car will never die. I routinely get offers from random people on the street to buy my car. Oh yes, and my A/C compressor is in need of replacement.
by albert on Jan 10, 2008 Vehicle: 1992 Honda Civic
Well this car like the common old car gave me the typical problems, catalytic converter, then the brakes, and one problem whit a washer somewhere in the engine, but after almos 70 000 miles what do you expect, yes, I put like 35k miles per year to that car.
this is my first car and i am driving it from last 5 months...it's excellent. it's comfortable, fun, dependable. i bought it used. previous owner was careless, he never care for it. since i bought it it sits in garage. it's an automatic but i SHIFT AT!! MPG is low (because of my driving habits 3rd at 80 mph)..i don't like driving my second car (2003 accord).. i like most is its comfort. it feels solid.. wish if honda restart its production with 300+ HP, I am really gonna buy 1.. I LOVE MY EG!!!
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