Honda Civic Reviews from Italy

1996 Honda Civic LSi 1.6

Year of manufacture1996
First year of ownership2001
Most recent year of ownership2002
Engine and transmission 1.6 Manual
Performance marks 8 / 10
Reliability marks 8 / 10
Comfort marks 9 / 10
Dealer Service marks 6 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 4 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
7.0 / 10
Distance when acquired76000 kilometres
Most recent distance104000 kilometres

Summary:

An honest car

Faults:

Nothing, untill now.

General Comments:

The car is good and confortable and the engine is brilliant.

The only problem to me is the few centimeters highness from ground level.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 6th August, 2002

1990 Honda Civic GL 1.4 16v

Year of manufacture1990
First year of ownership1995
Most recent year of ownership2001
Engine and transmission 1.4 16v Manual
Performance marks 7 / 10
Reliability marks 8 / 10
Comfort marks 7 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 7 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
7.3 / 10
Distance when acquired75000 kilometres
Most recent distance140000 kilometres
Previous carLada Niva 1.6

Summary:

Cheap and reliable

Faults:

Replaced the muffler at 90,000 km and 140,000 km.

Replaced the carburettor at 85000 km.

It's getting rusty.

Noisy at high speeds (over 150 km/h).

General Comments:

A very reliable and cheap car.

The engine delivers good power and torque.

The interior is very practical and roomy.

The exterior design is pretty unique although it is not aging very well.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 10th June, 2001

9th Mar 2005, 19:36

I got a 1990 Honda Civic Si. My car is still running after 185,000 miles. I bought it for $900. Great gas saver and after a royal flush of the engine, the car run smooth. Pretty quick for a small engine. The only bad thing about my civic is that the seatbelt is located on the door. = (

Average review marks: 7.1 / 10, based on 2 reviews