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1998 Honda Civic

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1998 CX 2dr Hatchback
most popular
Price:   -  From $10,650
1998 DX 2dr Hatchback Price:   -  From $12,100
1998 DX 2dr Coupe Price:   -  From $12,580
1998 DX 4dr Sedan Price:   -  From $12,735
1998 HX 2dr Coupe Price:   -  From $13,400
1998 LX 4dr Sedan Price:   -  From $14,750
1998 EX 2dr Coupe Price:   -  From $15,250
1998 EX 4dr Sedan Price:   -  From $16,480

Overview

Though everything from mid-size sedans to SUVs carry the Honda badge nowadays, the heart of the company product line remains the compact transportation device. Small, innovative and efficient, Honda's trademark Civic has been a leader in its segment for more than 30 years, and shows no signs of relinquishing its hold on the top spot. The key, as always, is the use of clever engineering, good assembly quality and a comprehensive menu of standard and optional features to create an entry-level car that provides more than basic transportation. The expected virtues--primarily fuel economy and small exterior dimensions--are there, but good looks, comfort and better-than-average driving pleasure are also integral parts of the Civic driving experience. Better yet, these attributes apply to all Civics, regardless of equipment level. Before rushing to the nearest Honda dealer in search of a bargain, however, you should be aware that "best" doesn't necessarily mean "least expensive." Granted, the least expensive Civic barely nudges the $11,000 barrier, but adding options or choosing one of the dressier versions can push the out-the-door price nearer $20,000. Comparable offerings judged by size include the Toyota Tercel, Mitsubishi Mirage, Nissan Sentra and Dodge/Plymouth Neon. But a loaded Civic's window sticker leads to expanded choices; for the same money, one might look at base versions of the Ford Contour, Toyota Corolla or even Honda Accord. Those are tougher opponents, being generally more substantial and commodious. Against members of its own class, the made-in-USA Civic is the pick of the litter. And, if nothing else, the expenditure of extra money for fancier trim can be balanced against significant cost savings any Civic owner will realize at the gas pump.

Specs & Features

Highlights
Overall Crash Safety Rating
Not Available
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
1.6L I-4 / 106 HP / 103 ft.lbs.
Transmission
Standard: 5-spd man w/OD
Available: 4-spd auto w/OD
Drive Type
Front-wheel
Fuel Economy - City/Highway/Combined
32 / 37 / 34 Mpg
Passenger Capacity
5
Bumper to Bumper Warranty
36 Months / 36,000 Miles
Mechanical Specs
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
1.6L I-4 / 106 HP / 103 ft.lbs.
Drive Type
Front-wheel
Fuel Economy - City/Hwy/Combined
32 / 37 / 34 Mpg
Brakes
Front Disc/rear Drum
Front Suspension
Double Wishbone
Rear Suspension
Independent Double Wishbone
Spare Tire And Wheel
Compact Steel
Fuel Tank
11.9 Gal.
Recommended Fuel Type
Regular Unleaded
Average Cost To Fill Tank
$45
Dimensions & Capabilities
Maximum Cargo Volume
13.4 Cu.ft.
Passenger Volume
86 Cu.ft.
Exterior Length
164.5 "
Exterior Width
67.1 "
Exterior Height
54.1 "
Front Headroom
38.8 "
Rear Headroom
37.2 "
Front Legroom
42.7 "
Rear Legroom
34.1 "
Front Shoulder Room
52.4 "
Rear Shoulder Room
51.8 "
Front Hip Room
Rear Hip Room
Curb Weight
2,295 Lbs.
Wheel Base
103 "
Turning Radius
16.4 '
Exterior Features
Door Count
2 Doors
Wheels
14.0 " Silver Styled Steel
Paint
Monotone
Exterior Mirrors
Dual Manual Remote
Bumpers
Body-colored
Grille Moldings
Body-colored
Rear Spoiler
Lip
Exhaust
Non Stainless Steel
Interior Features
Seating
Passenger Capacity
5
Seat Trim
Cloth
Front Seat Type
Bucket
Heated Front Seats
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
4-way
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
4-way
Front Armrests
4-way
Rear Armrests
Rear Seats
50-50 Bench
Radio & Infotainment
Radio
Radio Prep
Speakers
Radio Steering Wheel Controls
Apple Car Play
Android Auto
Bluetooth w/ Hands-Free Connectivity
Convenience Features
Steering Wheel Type
Tilt
Climate Control
Cruise Control
Sun Roof
Rearview Mirror
Day-night
One Touch Open Window
Tinted Windows
Light
Vanity Mirrors
Remote Keyless Entry
Power Outlets
1
Safety Features
Overall Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Overall Front Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Overall Side Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Rollover Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Front Impact Airbags
Driver And Passenger
Driver Side Impact Airbags
Knee Airbag
Passenger Side Impact Airbag
Rear Side Airbag
Seatbelt Pretensioners
Anti-Lock Brakes
Forward Collision Warning
Blind Spot Sensor
Lane Departure Warning
Autonomous Cruise Control
Pedestrian Detection
Driver Attention Alert
Daytime Running Lights
Auto High Beams
Adaptive Headlights
Parking Sensors
Security Systems
Panic Alarm
Ignition Disable
Warranty
Bumper To Bumper Months Miles
36 Months / 36,000 Miles
Major Components Months
36 Months / 36,000 Miles
Included Maintenance Months
Roadside Assistance Months
Corrosion Perforation
60 Months / Unlimited Miles
Accessories Months

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