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1993 Honda Del Sol

1993 Honda del Sol

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So good we bought it TWICE!!

by from Georgia on April 20, 2008

We bought this car (used) for our daughter when she graduated from high school in 1995, and 2 years ago, after the birth of her 2nd child, we bought it back from her!! We get 38 mpg on the highway, an...
We bought this car (used) for our daughter when she graduated from high school in 1995, and 2 years ago, after the birth of her 2nd child, we bought it back from her!! We get 38 mpg on the highway, and it is the most comfortable car I have ever been in.
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most reliable car i have ever owned

by from Richmond, VA on December 11, 2006

The 93 honda del sol is the most reliable car, built on a coupe chassis this car handles better than any honda only with slight rear end weight issues because if how light the vehicle is. The car has ...
The 93 honda del sol is the most reliable car, built on a coupe chassis this car handles better than any honda only with slight rear end weight issues because if how light the vehicle is. The car has no flaws. from the tuner prosepctive it has just about everything you can do to is , and from the normal consumers perspective it is reliable good on gas and has the styling that you can not beat with such a good price. honda didn't go wrong when making this 2 seater. I can swear i have never had a problem with my honda del sol si
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I cant wait to get another one

by from Chicago on October 1, 2006

The feel is not the only thing I buy these cars for it is also the fact that the roof can be removed and stored in the trunk, not to mention the crafty little window in back
The feel is not the only thing I buy these cars for it is also the fact that the roof can be removed and stored in the trunk, not to mention the crafty little window in back
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230,000 miles and still better than a prius

by from colorado on July 10, 2008

the day i heard honda was coming out with a convertible i made a decision to buy. 230.000 miles later i am still delighted. a new clutch at 180,000. gas mileage to rival a prius. huge trunk and front ...
the day i heard honda was coming out with a convertible i made a decision to buy. 230.000 miles later i am still delighted. a new clutch at 180,000. gas mileage to rival a prius. huge trunk and front wheel drive. there is nothing else out there to replace it. as we struggle for better gas mileage with new technology i have the answer. bring back the original del sol. it works for me. and i can still go topless. we might both be on our last legs, but this honda will not be sold.
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For the right buyer, you can't go wrong.

by from HdG Md on April 21, 2008

I just sold my 1993 Del Sol after 13 years. If you are looking for cushy comfort look elseware, but if you want economical, dependable fun without the bells and whistles, go for it! I admit, I was 38 ...
I just sold my 1993 Del Sol after 13 years. If you are looking for cushy comfort look elseware, but if you want economical, dependable fun without the bells and whistles, go for it! I admit, I was 38 when I bought this car, it had a good life, but with regular oil changes, one clutch, one timing belt, and 3 sets of Michlins, this car performed without a hitch. My husband has worked on cars all day for 30+ years, if this car had acted up it would be long gone. Buy a pillow, check the roof for leaks (if it rattles, just spray some wd40 in the holes while it is in the trunk roof rack) and have a good time at 32 mpg! Even if the roof leaks a little, it beats a rag top.
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Great car to have

by from Plainfield, IN on September 29, 2012

This is really a great car, I had mine for 2 weeks before moving from Indiana to Arizona in 26 hrs. No problems whole way there. Even drove it back after school was finished and still ran great. Until...
This is really a great car, I had mine for 2 weeks before moving from Indiana to Arizona in 26 hrs. No problems whole way there. Even drove it back after school was finished and still ran great. Until it got totalled. Now looking for new one.
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The Most FUN practical, reliable, fuel efficent !

by from Georgia on September 15, 2006

I have had this car almost 14 years and still cannot find another car to convince me to give it up. It's fun to drive, "cute" and the targa top gives you convertible wind in your hair without the mai...
I have had this car almost 14 years and still cannot find another car to convince me to give it up. It's fun to drive, "cute" and the targa top gives you convertible wind in your hair without the maintenance, cost and safety concerns of a convertible. For a small car it is very practical-- still gets around 30MPG (automatic) in mixed city and suburban driving, has been very reliable (a Honda trademark) and large 12 cu ft trunk space. The cabin and seats are amazingly roomy and comfortable-- definitely do not feel cramped like a Miata or other small cars. Only design negative, in the rain, water runs off the roof into the cabin when the door is opened.
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93 honda del sol si

by from appleton, wisconsin on May 27, 2006

i bought my 93 honda del sol si about 6 months ago. i find it a unique car that gets attention without being over done. it has just enough pep to keep up and then some with traffic. it could use a few...
i bought my 93 honda del sol si about 6 months ago. i find it a unique car that gets attention without being over done. it has just enough pep to keep up and then some with traffic. it could use a few more ponies, but its still is fast enough. handling is great. teh targa roof is amazing. its a convertible without the cost of insurance, and the worry of a break in.
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Very nice car

by from Illinois on July 23, 2012

Bought my del sol used with 150,000 miles. S model, with ac, no power steering. The steering itself is heavy at slower speeds, but you don't notice it at 10mph or more. Gearbox and clutch engagement a...
Bought my del sol used with 150,000 miles. S model, with ac, no power steering. The steering itself is heavy at slower speeds, but you don't notice it at 10mph or more. Gearbox and clutch engagement are smooth. The engine in this model is a 102 hp economy engine. Acceleration is adequate, but if you like to drive it hard or want to have some fun with it, look for the si or even better the vtec model, with the 125 hp and 160 hp engines. Handling is very nice, can be made better with some sway and stabilizer bars. Lots of parts are interchangable with the civic, so it is very reliable. Taking the top off on nice days is really why I love this car. If you find a good deal on one, grab it! Not many of these on the roads any more.
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Uses car for Commuting

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GOOD ON GAS

by from TEMECULA, CA on June 13, 2006

THIS CAR IS VERY QUICK, AND STILL GET AMAZING GAS MILES. I'VE BEEN OVER 160 MPH WITHOUT A PROBLEM, TAKEN CORNERS WITH NO SWEAT, AND STOP QUICKER, THIS CAR TURNS HEADS STOCK, AND MAKES YOU FEEL SAFE TH...
THIS CAR IS VERY QUICK, AND STILL GET AMAZING GAS MILES. I'VE BEEN OVER 160 MPH WITHOUT A PROBLEM, TAKEN CORNERS WITH NO SWEAT, AND STOP QUICKER, THIS CAR TURNS HEADS STOCK, AND MAKES YOU FEEL SAFE THAT THE CAR WONT LEAVE YOU ON THE SIDE OF THE ROAD...BTW, ITS HAS ALL MOST 300K ON IT
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