(4.7) 32 reviews
MSRP: $453$5,261
Body Style: Coupe
Combined MPG: 33-40
Engine: 106-hp, 1.6-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
1997 Honda Civic


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Not all innovative cars cost a fortune. Take the Honda Civic Coupe HX, which is available with a unique one-speed shiftless transmission. You can own a car that features what may be the future of the automatic transmission for less than $15,000. If you are not the pioneering type, you'll be pleased to know that Honda offers the Civic coupe with a standard five-speed manual transmission ... Read full review for the 1997 Honda Civic

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About as good a compromise as can be had

by Driving enthusiast throttled by budget from Portland, OR on May 17, 2011

Face it, Federal regulations make all cars heavier than in the past. So my 1980 Civic 1.3 got 50 MPG and this one only gets 35. And the 1.3 accelerated about as well, too. But this '97 rewards with be... Read Full Review

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