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1994 Honda Prelude Coupe

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It just won't quit!
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By Satnel
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1994 Honda Prelude Coupe S 2dr Coupe


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I bought my Prelude new off the lot with 59 miles on the odo at $18K. 16 years later it's still going! Only Honda dealers performed maintenance on the car for the first 10 years or so, and I used premium fuel at least once a month. I'm a stickler for getting the oil and air filters changed around 5000 miles, but usually sooner since I reached 300,000 miles late last year. :-) The car is still a dream to drive after only one timing belt change and 3 clutches. It's nice to be able breeze down the highway at 80+ MPH and she feels like she did back in '95. Only downside is the rust above my rear wheels. :-) Other than, I've certainly received my money's worth 3 times over.


Favorite Features

Gear shift, dash, bucket seats, gear ratio, and gas mileage (37 mpg at 300,000 miles!)


Suggested Improvements

Car was discontinued, so it doesn't matter.


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Good Honda! Good girl!
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By JJ
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1994 Honda Prelude Coupe S 2dr Coupe


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I bought my Prelude when it was 4 years old and had 30,000 miles on it. I knew I wanted that car the first time I test drove it, and I have not regretted buying it for even one second since I signed the contract. I love that it is a sporty, fun-to-drive car that handles well, but also has a good-sized trunk and gets 30 MPG (combined highway/city) consistently. I give her regular oil changes, and have had the timing belt/water pump replaced twice (at about 83000 mi, and again at 179000 mi). From what I understand about the engine construction, it is a very bad thing to wait for the timing belt to break, as you will then have to have a valve job too. With basic repairs, she runs & runs.


Favorite Features

I love the combination of good looks, sporty driving and handling, good fuel economy, and sufficient cargo/trunk space. It has been satisfying all the way around.


Suggested Improvements

Personally, I like the rear end of the newer Preludes better; however, I infinitely prefer the front end of the 94 model. I don't know what Honda was thinking when they dropped the Prelude model altogether, instead of combining the older front end and the newer rear end for the next model.


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1994 Prelude
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By annette
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1994 Honda Prelude Coupe S 2dr Coupe


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This 94 Prelude is highly reliable. I have never done any repair beyond normal maintenance in 10 years! I've had years in which I've driven it 20,000 miles and others of 5,000 miles. It's a peppy, fun drive that accelerates very well. It handles beautifully. This is the best car I've ever had in 35 years of driving. Even the temperature controls are great-the air conditioner cools quickly and the heat is just as responsive.


Favorite Features

Reliability, peppy, fast acceleration, great handling, temperature controls.


Suggested Improvements

No recommendations for improvements.


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Unbelievable quality
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By TxReviewer
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1994 Honda Prelude Coupe S 2dr Coupe


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Very satisfied with every aspect of this car. It has 198,000 miles with no major problems. The only thing to wear out on this car has been the radiator. Fun to drive and great fuel economy.


Favorite Features

Reliability. Sporty looks. Driving position.


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Prelude of 94
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By SUTOMAN1
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1994 Honda Prelude Coupe S 2dr Coupe


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What an awesome auto this is to me. Sporty look and fast as can be! Takes turns at 70 mph like it was nothing.


Favorite Features

Taking on major curves at high speeds. It just dares you to try !


Suggested Improvements

Definetely a larger back seat.


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