After a lot of research, reading and having only $5000 to buy a car with, I went for this 99 Civic EX. I can say I don't regret the decision. I bought it with 150K on the clock and it starts / runs just like a brand new car. Very impressed. I have a feeling I will get a solid 75K to 100K more from this lil' car before any major replacements will be needed.
- Good mileage - Auto trans shifts at the right moment - Intelligent interior layout - Large trunk - Switches are very solid - Stock speakers are impressive, especially in the bass dept.
- Versus the Corolla I had, it falls short in 0-30 torque. - Road noise in the rear is noticeable (exhaust, rain kick-up from tires) - Fuel gauge seems to jump around quickly due to driving conditions (hills, braking, acceleration).
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