Used 1997 Honda Prelude Coupe

$3,450 - $4,995
1997 Honda Prelude

1997 Highlights

The Prelude is totally redesigned for 1997. A base model is available with a five-speed manual or four-speed automatic gearbox, but the top-of-the-line Type SH model, featuring Honda's new Active Torque Transfer System, can only be had as a manual. Both the base and Type SH Preludes feature last year's VTEC engine which produces 195 horsepower for 1997.


  • A fresh new look, lots of power, and more luggage space than last year's model.


  • Limited headroom. The interior is less exciting than the one found in a 1987 Accord.

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Used 1997 Honda Prelude Coupe for Sale

Honda Prelude 1997 2dr Coupe 256,900 miles
Used 1997Honda PreludeBase
Est.Loan: $102/mo
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Honda Prelude 1997 2dr Coupe 177,856 miles
Used 1997Honda PreludeBase
Est.Loan: $71/mo
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Features & Specs

Type SH 2dr Coupe2dr Coupe
Transmission5-speed manual5-speed manual
Horsepower195 hp @ 7000 rpm195 hp @ 7000 rpm


IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    Not Tested
  • Roof Strength Test
    Not Tested
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    Not Tested
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Not Tested
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test

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97' prelude
In the big picture of fast cars I peronally don't beleive that my 97' prelude is fast but, as for as stock 4 banger automatic goes it is very fast. The car is very fun and comfortable, also extemely reliable. I live in Butte montana it can get to be -25 degees below vero during the winter and the car has started every time!!!
There's not another car I want more.
I bought my car used w/ 75,000 miles already on it. It is now at 239,000 w/ the bottom end rebuilt at 100,000 due to driving through high water. It is still reliable & all features work. I absolutely love the styling/appearance & I can't find another car that I like as much to purchase. When it finally dies, I think I'm just going to put in a new engine & transmission & keep driving. By far, the best vehicle purchase I've ever made.
No Honda compares
This is my 3rd Prelude and the best by far. My 80 was a bit roomier and a classic, my 89 4WS was quick and had superior turning radius, my 97 is almost a combination of both. I could stand for more leg room for my 5'11" frame. The sport shift is conveinient and works great, the auto position blows for pick up. Gas milage is great. I still get compliments on its looks even after having it for 3 years. Sux that Honda killed the model, it was the only cool model they had going until the S2000. i'll never buy another honda, they look bland.
Used 1997 Honda Prelude Coupe Overview

The Used 1997 Honda Prelude Coupe is offered in the following styles: Type SH 2dr Coupe, and 2dr Coupe.

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