Yes Review Date: 26th May, 2008. The car came with no service history, but being a Honda I didn't hesitate, and all I did was change the cam belt. Bob's Auto Ranch is located in Lino Lakes, just 15 minutes north of St. I just don't like that, and I hope I don't have to pay a lot for that check engine light problem. WheelSystemFilter selectedWheelSystemList, null ; wheelSystemFilter. Ended up hitting car in front on both incidents.
I change my own oil, do my own brakes, tires twice, and I had the timing belt and all fluids done at 95,000. When its about to break it lets you know. And at least one Civic model offers a novel and effective technical feature not found on any other car sold in the U. I would hate for other people to go through the same thing I am. Units Affected 1450 Quick Stats: Marcus Sakey, author and Travel Channel host Daily Driver: 1997 Honda Civic Marcus' rating: 8. The only caveat to be offered here is pricing.
I've got a p3040 code; something to do with the gas or sensor. I could walk a Honda Civic Si. This is by far the most reliable car we have ever owned and have only sold it as we now need a five door car as we have a child on the way. It does it's job so well, and is so reliable, you just never have to worry about it. I was told to do so by Honda. Why hasn't Honda resolved this issue? You Just Can't Beat A Honda. I have become so attached to it in the past year! I could walk a Honda Civic Si.
And the ones that have been rebuilt sometimes have a problem with the speed sensor in the transmission and the speedometer fails to read the speed of the car. Then when I drive it, it comes back on. I'm a big man, so when I say this car was surprisingly comfortable for being a small car, believe me. Great fuel economy and very inexpensive maintenance costs. I can't buy a high performance header because it's impossible. Check engine light came on at 71,911 miles.
Summary From the very beginning, the Honda Civic has been an exceptional value for buyers looking for a mix of sophistication, solid engineering and driving pleasure in a low-maintenance, fuel-sipping small car. DealRatingFilter selectedRatingList, null ; ratingFilter. Please note that I will never purchase another Honda and I will be sure that no one in my family or any of my close friends ever purchase a Honda. The car is not underpowered and will easily keep up with freeway traffic. The dictates of style have not compromised functionality. I say that because I just hate how it starts to roll when you take off from a complete stop.
Currently it has over 206,000 miles on it and is going strong. In this regard, as in so many others, the Civic will not disappoint. In and out of traffic it handled the road well. Well, finally as of August 1, 2003, they confirmed the transmission was the problem and that several parts have to be replaced. I stay beating up on Si's. Most of my friends talk about owning american cars, if they held up as well as my Honda, I would give them a try.
Model year 1997 Year of manufacture 1997 First year of ownership 2005 Most recent year of ownership 2008 Engine and transmission 1. I have read several other complaints on this same item in the 97 Civics. Primary Use: Commuting to work Fun, Quick, Saves Gas, Looks Cool, Sounds Good If You Put Enough Into It. InstalledOptionsFilter selectedInstalledOptionIdList, installedOptionIdToLabelMap, possiblyDroppedOptionsMap ; installedOptionsFilter. I have big plans for this car, but until the motor blows I'll keep driving and upgrading. The 1997 Honda is a classy, well-made small car with lots of room.
But the number of cars is staggering when I go onto forums and even google the problem. I have personally only driven 24,000 miles in a total of 3 years. This is rediculous and I am very upset. There is no doubt in my mind, that I will buy another Honda. Contact our sales department today to receive more information.
Yes Review Date: 28th July, 2006 Faults: Not much really. Would you a not mess with success, or b order an extensive redesign? In my case they have agreed to cover half of the repair cost to install a remanufactured transmission but I am not satisfied with this offer and feel you could be looking at many more accidents and possible injuries by the sudden jerking from stop while car tries to go into gear. Before the Civic came along more than two decades ago, low-buck offerings tended to be little more than alternatives to used cars, desperation purchases made by the financially challenged. In its latest form, the Civic continues the tradition. I have had it at 110 mph and could have pushed it more, but I am a great big scaredy cat : The only problem I have ever had with it is that today the exhaust pipe came off of the catalytic converter, and it's gotta be welded back on tomorrow. Carbon fiber hood, aluminum spoiler, Si rims, V-tech controller, 9.
The Energizer Bunny Of Cars. Primary Use: Commuting to work Great Reliable Car Thats A Gas Saver, Not A Racer. I like it, but my check engine light just came on. SellerTypeFilter selectedSellerTypeList, null ; sellerTypeFilter. The skilled auto enthusiasts at our dealership are ready and able to get you started on your journey to find a new-to-you pre-owned. It's also worth noting that Honda claims significant increases in structural rigidity for the current Civics, an assertion borne out by our test Civic's smooth, quiet behavior on rough pavement.