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By Steve
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1996 Honda Civic LX 4dr Sedan


Review

Car was originally bought as an R-title w 160K. It has been in the family for 5 yrs,now it has 240K. Still gets 33/40 mpg. Haven't changed the timing belt yet. Only changing the oil and an occasional bulb.


Favorite Features

Gas Mileage.


Suggested Improvements

CD player should be somewhere else.


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Greatest Little Secret (Not so Secret)
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By HappyHonda
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1996 Honda Civic DX 2dr Coupe


Review

Great car ! Long commute (175 miles round trip) Great 38 - 40 mpg. Super reliable. Original everything except required maintenance parts. Original clutch, no mechanical work. Interior still like new. Exterior finally showing a little fade. Steering tight and precise. Few rattles. Only three minor draws... had to replace windshield due to sand blast effect pocketing, due to low ride height, had to replace driver side rubber around window - gets stiff with age and snags to the point window fell off track, and needs just a little more pep, but if you need a great reliable sturdy car this is the one.


Favorite Features

Reliablity Reliabilty reliabilty, gas mileage gas mileage gas mileage gas mileage gas mileage


Suggested Improvements

Little more HP


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Tunnercivic96
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By Joel
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1996 Honda Civic EX 2dr Coupe


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My 96 civic ex coupe is fun to drive. Has amazing performance. Great comfort to the driver and is an great fuel saver. Great on reliability and has never let me down.


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1997 HX Coupe Manual
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By Josh
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1996 Honda Civic HX 2dr Coupe


Review

I am the 2nd owner of this family car, and I love it's reliability. It is not by any means a "performance" car however it is still very fun to drive and with 160,000 miles I am stil extremely happy, not to mention 40 mpg!


Favorite Features

Rims, interior seats, ease of modification


Suggested Improvements

Outside red moldings and mirrors, disc brakes all around.


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Can't complain too much
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By JOse
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1996 Honda Civic EX 2dr Coupe


Review

So far so good, Had to take into the shop for muffler work and a problem with the intake, but besides that it been a good little car. 96000 miles and still runs great, only problem is that it does hesitate when pushing the gas to merge. Can be scary at times. Looks great on the outside and the inside is not bad. Fun car. Hopefully it will treat me good, and still has a decent resale value.


Favorite Features

Outside looks, and its reliability


Suggested Improvements

Wish if I press the gas it will go, but hesitates alot right now.


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