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Still going
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By D
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Vehicle

1996 Honda Civic EX 2dr Coupe


Review

Just hit the 10 year b-day of my 96 ex civic. I have 150,000 miles on it and it still runs beautifully.


Best Features

RELIABILITY and build quality. Fuel economy - I get 30+mpg on every tank.


Worst Features

none.. perfect economy commuter car


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The most reliable car
2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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By Steve
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Vehicle

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.


Best Features

Gas Mileage.


Worst Features

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.


Best Features

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


Worst Features

Little more HP


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Tunnercivic96
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By Joel
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Vehicle

1996 Honda Civic EX 2dr Coupe


Review

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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Vehicle

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!


Best Features

Rims, interior seats, ease of modification


Worst Features

Outside red moldings and mirrors, disc brakes all around.


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