2002 Honda Civic Consumer Review: The Civic from a Technical Poi
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2002 Honda Civic - Consumer Review

2002 Honda Civic

Average Consumer Rating

334 Total Reviews

DX Coupe (1.7L 4-cyl. 5-speed Manual)

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The Civic from a Technical Point of View
By savou on

Vehicle

2002 Honda Civic DX 2dr Coupe (1.7L 4cyl 5M)

Review

The 1.7L EX has plenty of low end power for its engine size. I find its suspension too soft. This is a problem in high speed slaloms when the car doesn't seem to want to follow the line you are asking it to. In turns the car will typically understeer but by letting go of the gas pedal you can easily convert it to a pleasant oversteer. The factory tires are among the worst (mine came with Firestone). The Honda spoiler is quite anoying. It makes the car rear end look bigger than it already is and blocks a rather large section of your rear view. The car is very very reliable and the engine is a jewel. You can drive it right up to the redline non stop and it will always work perfectly.

Best Features

Rev-happy engine. Transmission is extremely good. Very high reliability. Rear seats floor doesn't have the exhuast hump in the middle. Alloy wheels look great.

Worst Features

Too noisy at high RPM (Engine). Too soft suspension. Temperature control is terrible. The fan speed instead of being 1-2-3-4 or so, has almost infinite settings. So in deciding cabin temperature you have to play with two knobs instead of one. Armrest too small. Too tall rear end.
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