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1999 Honda Prelude Coupe - Consumer Reviews

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Classic Sport
3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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By Gock
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Vehicle

1999 Honda Prelude Coupe 2dr Coupe


Review

This car is excellent for those looking for something fun. Although the interior is bland and the car is a portly weight, it's mostly a silent killer. A little heavy to take 90 degree turns with ease, but if you take it on a curvy backroad, you see its true power. Take it on a sharp curve at speeds even a WRX would be scared of and the Prelude laughs at the curve and eats it for breakfast. Interstate driving is like a cakewalk for this car, easily passing any car with a quick downshift or two. Stop- and-go driving is a little boggy but still spirited. Also very quiet! The added reliability and high-quality materials make this car a smart buy for anyone wanting something fun!


Best Features

Vtech makes the car scream at high RPM's, Tiptronic shifting is gimmicky, but useful while racing and fun when just taking it out on a backroad cruise. With a good head unit, the speakers rock with clarity and have impressive bass. Lower than 90% of factory cars, improving handling.


Worst Features

More radical styling inside and out, MAKE IT LIGHTER!, upgrade to a five speed automatic and maybe even a convertible version! Could be a good candidate for the next sports-hybrid production model.


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Great car for everything
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By Brian
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1999 Honda Prelude Coupe 2dr Coupe


Review

Though my Prelude was purchased as a daily driver, I later began driving it on local road courses and learned what the car was really about. Handling, speed, and comfort. The car has held up very well and still puts a smile on my face every time I drive it! I actually bought an old Accord so I wouldn't have to drive the Prelude in the winter in effort to preserve the its current condition.


Best Features

Engine, exterior and interior, especially the ergonomics.


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Great Car
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By Jesse
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1999 Honda Prelude Coupe 2dr Coupe


Review

This has been a fun car to drive. It handles better than any car I have ever driven and it can move pretty quick for a 2.2 L engine.


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Quality Honda
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By Alex
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1999 Honda Prelude Coupe 2dr Coupe


Review

This vehicle offers enough power to put a Mercedes Kompressor to shame. Styling is wonderful, and the interior has greatly improved.


Best Features

High-revving engine. With some simple performance modifications, one can easily feel the cars true potential.


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99 Prelude
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By P TITTY
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1999 Honda Prelude Coupe 2dr Coupe


Review

The prelude by Honda is a legend and I hope Honda decides to start production again soon. The 99 models saw a 5 HP increase to make it 200 HP(Base model seems fasteR than the SH MODEL), which is more than the type r integra stock. Exterior styling still turnsheads todaY and the interior is not bad. Under the hood we see one of the biggest stock honda 4 cylinder motors at 2.2 liters and the added bonus of VTECH MAKES THIS BABY SCREAM AFTER 5500 RPM. The one thing I have not like about hondas as I have previously owned a 00 civic si and 95 GSR integra is the clutches in the cars stock are not very heavy duty especially during racing. Overall the lude is the best sporty honda out there


Best Features

Handling, exterior styling, reliabilty, gas mileage, cool gauges, high rev line, high end power(dont mess with a lude on the freeway, one or two downshifts and you are out).


Worst Features

Low-end power lacking (especially when launching, easy to bog out), premium fuel required, heavier duty racing clutch needed, and shorter shifting.


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