by The BEST! on Mar 20, 2010 Vehicle: 1990 Honda Prelude Si 2dr Coupe
My Prelude is actually a 1988 Si but the car was almost the same from 88-91. I bought it new in Sept 87 and still love this car, drive it to work every day. I bought a 98 but was never satisfied although it too was a nice car. The handling just wasn't the same. If I could find a brand new 88 Si I would buy it today. This car still looks good and drives great. I have had to do some repairs & replacement parts but with 220,000 miles it can be expected. Averages 28 mpg on back roads and some stop and go traffic. I guess they will have to bury me in it cause I just can't part with it.
by Darren Wyeth on Dec 20, 2006 Vehicle: 1990 Honda Prelude S 2dr Coupe
I bought this 1990 EX prelude 'auto', which is equal to the USA's 'S' except for the cruise control. I had an '84 prelude a few years ago but had to sell it, but I saw this come up and grabbed it whilst I could, It's extremely reliable and feels just like a new car the only problem I have with it are the speakers, but these can be replaced. It's not a nice looking as the 2nd Generation (1983-1987) but it's the most fun I've had since my '84!
by KITTEKATR1979 on May 9, 2004 Vehicle: 1990 Honda Prelude Si 2dr Coupe
I just bought my 3rd Prelude and I
would recommend this car to anyone.
Last year an old man T boned my 91 SI
and I was heart broken. I replaced it
with a Del Sol but it just wasnt the
same. So I came across a 1990 Si ALB
with 75000 miles in immaculate
condition and just fell in love all
over again. This car has style, pep and
its a Honda. GREAT CAR!!!!!
by turbi2.1SI on Apr 2, 2004 Vehicle: 1990 Honda Prelude Si 2dr Coupe
Well, i liked my 1988 Honda prelude S,
so much I decided to buy a 1990 SI
with the 2.1 liter engine. The S model
is a work horse and hasn't given me
any major problems since I bought it
in 1998. It's a perfect commute car,
but has nice acceleration too and with
well over 175k...my 1990 SI is
compltely modified with a Turbo set
up, high flow injectors, cat-back,
intake etc. a tatal of 190hp up from
it's based 140hp rating.
by ansaphone4 on Nov 1, 2003 Vehicle: 1990 Honda Prelude Si 2dr Coupe
For the first year of ownership, the
only major thing that went wrong was my
alternator. The wiper motor went last
October and getting that fixed cost
$300. Now I think the fan motor
is going because the vents soetimes do
not work at all. Additionally, within
the past few months the moonroof has
taken to leaking, or rather, pouring
water if the car has been standing in
the rain and then you go to drive off.
I think it is time to move on although
I love my little car and she's never
let me down performance or reliability
by mdot on Sep 23, 2003 Vehicle: 1990 Honda Prelude Si 2dr Coupe
I never realized how enjoyable this
car was until I recently drove a 1997
SH. The '97 was not much of an
improvement over my old car and it
made me reconsider even purchasing a
newer car. My 90 with 100K has gone
to the shop about 3 times since 68K
and none have been major repairs.
This car is very quick when driving
locally. It only gets strained when
driving a considerable distance on the
highway. The handling is amazing for
such an old car. Anyone considering an
older prelude will not be
My family has ownerd several new, first-year models over the years, including a 1988 Honda Prelude, 1990 Lexus LS 400, 1991 Acura Legend and 2002 Lexus ES 300. All were phenominal cars with no problem...
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