Bought my EX sedan new in April '94 and
its been extremely reliable. Its
inexpensive to own and fun to drive
(I've got the 5-sp manual). I've got
about 123,000 miles on it now and
expect it to last at least a few more
years without any problems. It's
inexpensive to fix -- not that anything
has gone wrong cause it hasn't. Yeah,
I do the required maintenance and
replaced the timing belt, water pump,
etc at 90,000 miles. The VTec engine
is OK, there's some power but it's a
small engine so don't expect much. My
next car will be a Honda product.
Gas mileage. Hey, at 70mph with the
air on, I get between 37-43 mpg. Hard
to beat that. And in the city, I never
get below 30mpg. Second best feature
is the reliability of the product. Put
together well. Reliable engine. Never
concerned that it won't start.
Slightly larger car would be better.
Not Accord size, but something in-
between. Maybe the new ones are, but
that's the only thing that bugged me
about this car. Yeah, the engine ain't
much, but with a 5sp transmission, that
helped with the pick-up.