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#62 of 114 1997 honda civic ex
Sep 16, 2002 (4:30 pm)
new old car, my first honda...glad to find it ...49990 miles
dark green...my old car...chevy nova manual trans (toyota) is still running at 219k. My nova is crying since I moved it to the driveway. My honda is inside with my 91 stick shift S15 sonoma (6) 207k mi....oh well. I love my honda, although its an auto and it is a little of a dog after driving sticks....dont know what to do with my other foot now. tina
#63 of 114 2003 Civic HX 5-spd, no sids Air Bags, A/C...
Nov 17, 2002 (1:49 am)
Just bought an Eternal Blue Pearl HX, and am having the dealer install A/C Monday. I love the promise of phenominal gas mileage, especially since I expect petrol to top out at over $2.00/gal this winter. Traded in my 1999 Ford F-250 V-10 gas-guzzler because I couldn't afford to pay for it and feed it. I love my new car, and have owned hondas in the past, so I know that they can have very long lifespans. I only have 98 miles on the car, as it was just bought yesterday evening. Still haven't thought of a name for it yet (haven't even figured out the gender). Oh yeah, the dealer charged $13750 + 299 +1200 (A/C). I don't care if it's almost as much as an LX....MPG MPG MPG MPG!!!!!!!
#64 of 114 2000 Honda Civic
Dec 26, 2002 (9:48 am)
Hi, my name is Greg, and my wife and I have a 2000 white four door Civic, and a 2000 green four door Accord. We love these vehicles. Both are four cylinder and they run very smooth. I run both vehicles on 92 octane fuel, and I make it a point to add 4oz of Marvel Mystery oil to each 10 gallons of fuel as an upper cylinder lubricant for the valves, the piston rings and the fuel system components, --(fuel injectors and valve guides need lubrication). Both engines run very quiet, and the acceleration is outstanding for a four cylinder car. The idle on both engines is smooth and steady. Marvel oil is "ok" for both the oxygen sensor and / or the cat. coverter. You can purchase this product from Pep Boys auto stores. At 4oz for each ten gallons of fuel, you will not even see it in the gasoline, but it is just enough to supply some lubrication to the fuel system components. I also run this product in the fuel of four and two cycle boat engines. Add the Marvel just before you fill you tank, and the incoming fuel will mix it in the tank. ---Just my opinion. ----Greg
Feb 08, 2003 (1:09 pm)
Hi, My name is Michael, I'm 30yrs-old, married and I live in Mesa, AZ. I bought my first real new car last year and have been very happy with my Honda. My parents recommended it, they own 3 other Honda's. It's a standard 5-speed with A/C (didn't have A/C for my first 5 years in AZ!!) with factory cassette (I listen to talk radio most of the time), as well as drivers side and passenger side air-bags. But I did a DOH! Either someone hit me or I nicked a pole but my drivers side front bumber has a scratch area about 6 inches long and 4 inches high. How do I repair this. There is no other damage, nothing dented. I want to keep it looking new!!
Feb 08, 2003 (1:37 pm)
5 years in Arizona without AC? You deserve some kind of medal.
If it's just your bumper with the scratch you could probably have it repainted. It will cost you a few hundred dollars and it should still look like new since all they will do is either tape the bumper off and respray it or remove only the bumper. If it's something you can live with and you don't want to spend alot of money then just touch it up and then you don't have to worry about the bumper never getting back to factory tolerances.
My SI rolled down the hill into the mailbox but after considering my options I decided living with the scratches were better than having the bumper resprayed or taken off.
Feb 09, 2003 (3:58 pm)
Hey Michael....I live in Gilbert, AZ....I had some minor fender damage fixed on my 97 Ford F-150 Truck. I reccomend a place called Gilbert Collision on Cooper Road. They do excellent work. Very professional. I think they charged me about $250 to fix my fender. I HIGHLY reccomend them.
#68 of 114 Site for Recalls on Hondas
Mar 30, 2003 (8:03 pm)
If you have ignition issues, enter your VIN when you access www.honda.com and register yourself in OwnerLink. You can see if the recall was for your car. I have a 2003 Civic Coupe with 3000mi. I didn't have any starter problems or transmission problems like some people were reporting. Knock on wood! I was glad to see the recall didn't apply to my car.
#70 of 114 2001 civic ex automatic
Aug 08, 2003 (7:08 pm)
Hi folks. Im jeff, 33, Phoenix. I bought my 2001 EX sedan last feb 2003 for 14K plus the 60K/5 year warranty. It had about 18K miles on it and now about 6 months later is has about 19,500. THe reason is I kept my other car, my 1988 accord, to help keep the miles down on my civic because I have a 25 mile round trip drive to work mon-fri which to me is kinda alot. My 88 accord is still going very strong by the way now almost with 140K and no signs of slowing down anytime soon, maybe because im a maintenance freak. I spent about 1300 bux last march or so in replacing stuff on my accord like the timing belt and a whole bunch of other things on it (for those of u in phx, dont go to joes auto on 7th ave and camelback, they rip u off big time). Anyways to the point. I like my civic even tho as I have said I havent even put 2K on it yet. But it gets great mileage, 30+ mpg (and its an automatic) plus its got ULEV, so it will be a breeze when I take it in for emission testing. I sometimes get nervous when I would take my 88 accord in for that but even that car has never failed it either. I like the speed of the ex, its not bad for a 4 cylinder. My only gripes are (and this is the same for my accord) is DUMP these donut spares!! I hate those things! U cant drive more than 50 on the freeway with em and they are only good for a limited # of miles. (some say 50-150). I mean what if im taking a long trip and I get a flat and I gota put that thing on with a long way to go?? Seems pretty risky to me. Oh yeah another thing about the civic is I wish the cup holder could expand to hold bigger drinks that soda cans. You would think a 2001 car would be sophisticated enuff to handle this but nope, not this one. Bottom line tho is Im pretty pleased with my civic and even tho it may not be as exiciting to drive as a vette or porsche, its good solid reliable transportation with decent speed and a car u will be able to drive for many many miles with few serious problems.
#71 of 114 '02 EX Automatic
Sep 25, 2003 (8:40 pm)
My name is Dan, and I'm a Honda owner.
My wife got her license in June of last year, and she wanted a small car, so we bought a new '02 EX automatic in silver. I drove our '89 New Yorker, which we have subsequently sold. Now we're a one-car family (us, daughter, 10, and son, 2).
Some positive things about the Honda:
Nice gas mileage
Cachet for a economy car
Zips around corners.
Heater works like gangbusters
Lame CD player (doesn't play CD-R's well)
Weak air conditioning.
The "we won't let you lock your keys in your car" mechanism drives me insane, when I can't lock the rotten doors without going around the car to do it.
We have 21000 miles on it. No major problems. The plastic rock guard between the front wheels cracked rather easily from pulling up to a concrete parking lot block, and the brakes had to be adjusted after a month or two.
Nice to meet you.
- San Fran Dan