1987 Honda Integra SX16 1.6 D16A3 from Australia and New Zealand
If you find one in nice shape, don't discount it based on age. Still awesome cars!
I bought my 1st gen Integra in a neglected state for a low price. So far, I have changed:
- Timing belt.
- Water pump.
- Air, oil & fuel filters.
- Spark plugs & wires.
- All fluids.
And it now runs and drives great. I have yet to do the driveshafts and replace the tyres, which it also needs. These cars have an excellent reputation for reliability; mine was just behind on some normal maintenance.
Looks nice for an older car. Nice performance and road manners on par with 1990s / early 2000s models I have owned. The fuel injected 1.6 is rev-happy and pulls well. Will sit at 110-120km/h without issues. Fuel economy is around 8L/100km.
Has 4 wheel disc brakes and torsion bar front end... nice handling for an older car.
Has zero emphasis on safety features. Parts are still cheap and readily available here in Australia.
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes
Review Date: 22nd August, 2014