1996 Honda Civic Consumer Review: Another Civic mistake

1996 Honda Civic Sedan - Consumer Review

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Another Civic mistake
By Elizabeth on


1996 Honda Civic LX 4dr Sedan


This is my 2nd Civic both bought from private sellers. First one: 2000 EX coupe, had a mechanic look at it and it just wound up being a piece of crap, not well cared for like I thought and was told. Sold it. This one was 1 owner, always maintained from day 1, all paperwork so I thought it was okay. Stupid me! Costly repairs on things and I still have costly repairs to do. This $3300 is now almost a $5K car! Civics are notorious for window issues, A/C not great, and I find it uncomfortable to get in/out of and sit for a long time in those thin seats. I bought it w/138K miles and I now have 140K. Can't afford to get rid of it now. Hondas are so overpriced and overrated!

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Like the looks

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I don't know what a new or new one is like but I bet it's greatly improved from the old models.
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