by civical on Apr 2, 2005 Vehicle: 1997 Honda Civic HX 2dr Coupe
To be honest, I purchased this car from a private party with 15,000 miles on it. It was 3 years old at the time; and it had a salvage title... At first, I was concerned, but I have had no problems with this car. I am very pleased with my purchase. I paid $7,500. I go to the dealer to get my oil changed regularly, but besides that and brakes, that is all it has needed. I absolutely LOVE it.
by markerickson on Jul 2, 2004 Vehicle: 1997 Honda Civic HX 2dr Coupe
Better real world gas mileage than the the
other four seat hybrid competitors: 37 in the
city and 44 on the Highway. I get closer to
40/45 because I overinflate the tires slightly
and I'm easy on the throttle. With Honda's
reliability, its like driving for free! Great car
in these $2-3 per gallon times.
by Klaus21 on May 4, 2004 Vehicle: 1997 Honda Civic HX 2dr Coupe
CVT transmission developed serious
problems at 60,000 miles and cost $2500
to fix, at the only shop or dealer
which was willing to touch it. Now, at
65000 miles, it is going out again.
Very disappointing for a car bought
because one of its main features was
supposed to be reliablity.
by Weasel661 on Apr 21, 2004 Vehicle: 1997 Honda Civic HX 2dr Coupe
My Civic was the second car I ever
bought, and it is really fun to drive,
It isn't the fastest car out there, but
it sure is not the slowest. I really
enjoy my Civic, and am extremely glad
that I bought it!
by MrBusiness TT on Apr 5, 2004 Vehicle: 1997 Honda Civic HX 2dr Coupe
There are cars that get better fuel economy
(but only a handful that seat four people),
and there are more powerful cars, but only
the HX delivers 115 HP in 2324 lbs with fuel
economy over 40 MPG. The best of
efficiency and reliability. A liitle noisy due to
lack of sound deadoning material (which
by Steven D.. on Feb 20, 2004 Vehicle: 1997 Honda Civic HX 2dr Coupe
I have owned 2 new civic. The first
civic lasted for 221,000 miles in 10
years. My second civic has 160,000
miles on it in 7 years and does not
show any signs of slowing down. They
are and were worth more to me than the
sticker price I paid for them.
Reliability is the best feature of the
civic. They are not the fanciest
vehicle out there but they cover every
base very well for the everyday person
or the traveling type.
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