Bought this 1998 civic lx from my girlfriend almost 3 years ago and have had to do a very little work on it. NewUsedFilter selectedNewUsedList, null ; newUsedFilter. My current vehicle was falling apart, so I began to look for a new-used vehicle. Of course it doesn't have much pick-up, but it still gets around 30 mpg. SeatingFilter selectedSeatingList, null ; seatingFilter. Purchased the Civic in 2002 with 60,000 miles.
I usually get around 37-40 miles per gallon on strictly highway driving. I consistently still get 36mpg, but back when I first got my car I was getting closer to 42. My favorite of all the cars i have owned. WheelSystemFilter selectedWheelSystemList, null ; wheelSystemFilter. At 20 years old the paint is just now starting to chip, and tiny rust spots are cropping up around the wheel wells. Bought it new and traded it in with 116,000 miles.
I still feel comfortable taking it on cross country roadtrips without fearing a break-down. SellerTypeFilter selectedSellerTypeList, null ; sellerTypeFilter. TransmissionFilter selectedTransmissionList, transmissionTemplate ; } listingsSearchManager. BodyTypeFilter selectedBodyTypeGroupIdList, bodyTypeGroupIdToNameMap, null ; bodyTypeFilter. Other than that though, its awesome. Great Commuter — Nothing flash, but everything is done right.
Like a fine gray-flannel suit, classic styling draws attention in. I have only done regular maintenance except for replacing the muffler two days after I bought it. This car has taken me on 13 hour trips amidst blizzards and out performed every truck on the road. FuelTypeFilter selectedFuelTypeList, null ; fuelTypeFilter. SellerTypeFilter selectedSellerTypeList, null ; sellerTypeFilter. After installing front and rear strut bars, 17 inch custom wheels, and a cold air intake it was amazing how much better the Civic performed.
DealRatingFilter selectedRatingList, null ; ratingFilter. Honda's hold their value and I would never drive another make! DoorsFilter selectedDoorsList, null ; doorsFilter. FuelTypeFilter selectedFuelTypeList, null ; fuelTypeFilter. DealRatingFilter selectedRatingList, null ; ratingFilter. It has over 140,000 miles on it and it runs great. EngineFilter selectedEngineList, null ; engineFilter. I have been so pleased with the reliability of this car over the past five years.
This Civic now has close to 200,000 miles. When doing routine maintenance, you are able to easily locate and remove parts as needed. ColorFilter selectedColorList, 'exteriorColorFilter', 'exteriorColorName', 'Color', 'colors', null ; colorFilter. Engine Reliability: I purchased this car with 250,000 miles on it, and it has not let me down yet. The best thing about the Civic would have to be the exeptional gas mileage. Not to mention its got some insane road noise. Our Take on the 1998 Honda Civic It's almost too easy to confuse conservatism with dullness.
I can reach almost 400 miles on one tank, and the tank is so small it is always under 20 dollars to fill it up! Another great thing about this car, unlike others, is when driving in the city it never gets under 30 miles per gallon. Honda continues to provide a great automobile that lasts! TransmissionFilter selectedTransmissionList, transmissionTemplate ; } listingsSearchManager. The engine is still running strong, you would never guess that is has more than 250,000 miles on it. I would like to get a newer honda but I don't want to part from this one. Even the five-spoke alloy wheels drew praise. This car seems like it was put together so that a child could take it apart.
SinceLastVisitFilter false, 1557392549811 ; listingsSearchManager. The engineers at Honda in 1998 really designed this vehicle to be easily worked on. Primary Use: Commuting to work Very Low Maintenance, Very Reliable, Great Gas Mileage At 33+ — This has been a great car that has served my family well. SeatingFilter selectedSeatingList, null ; seatingFilter. My favorite of all the cars i have owned. This is one of the best qualities of this car, since you can do most of the maintenance yourself you do not have to spend a lot of money and have a mechanic do it for you.
Always got me where I needed to go. This car may be the best thing Honda's ever done. The paint job is quite good -- the test car had a distinctive blue-green hue that drew thumbs up from admirers. I had my doubts about buying a car with that many miles on it, but I had heard Hondas keep going forever so I took the chance. ColorFilter selectedColorList, 'exteriorColorFilter', 'exteriorColorName', 'Color', 'colors', null ; colorFilter. Its got a few bumps that I put into it, but she still loves me. The car, assembled in Marysville, Ohio, is carefully constructed with gem-like headlamps.