2001 Honda Civic Classic Review

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Honda has produced another gem, polished to near perfection. The reincarnated 2001 Civic, now in its seventh generation, has emerged once again from Honda's box of magic as a fine, inexpensive little car venerated for reliability, quality and value.

Although Honda is still playing it safe with the iconic Civic's styling, cautiously keeping exterior changes so subtle they can barely be detected without a magnifying glass except for the rear end, the major changes are in performance, spaciousness, and ride.

Remaining faithful to a proven winner is typical of Honda, whose forays into radical restyling have been few and far between and mostly restricted to concept cars like the jazzy Sprocket, a combination of a convertible, pickup and sports car. For production cars that make it into showrooms, the company has opted for traditional, tried-and-true design that makes no dramatic statements.

This is evident on the 2001 Civics. The coupe has a racier C pillar to give the roofline a sleeker look and a different rear bumper compared to the sedan's more conservative appearance but otherwise the new Civics are similar to those we have known and loved.

Under the sheet metal, however, there are huge changes. Most you won't be able to see but you can sure feel. Each 2001 Civic is powered by a new 1.7-liter ULEV (ultra low emission vehicle) engine with improved performance over last year's smaller engine,

including a five to ten-percent increase in fuel economy, an increase in torque output, and 115 horsepower. The EX sedan model boasts a VTEC-E engine, with 127 horsepower. Both offer zippy rides with barely perceptible lag on upgrades.

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June 17, 2015
2001 Honda Civic Classic 2-Door Coupe LX Automatic

great car AND RELIABLE

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Best car I EVER OWNED. WONDERFUL. NOTHING ELSE TO ADD EST CAR EVER
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October 5, 2015
1996 Honda Civic Classic 4-Door Sedan LX "A" Automatic w/Air, ABS

an honest reliable car

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it is a good car it starts, stops, goes round corners, gets good fuel milage and is a nice place to be in when traveling
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April 23, 2015
2006 Honda Civic Classic Base

Best car for the money

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I purchased my MT EX sedan new in 2006. From the beginning I tracked a better MPG than advertised. For some (SUV owners) the ride is rough for my family it's sporty and handles well. We opted for the manual... + More »
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April 28, 2015
2002 Honda Civic Classic 4-Door Sedan LX Automatic

Great little Car

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Bought it new. Still use it for work. 160,000 miles, average 37 mpg on highway. Holds resale value!
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April 18, 2015
For 2002 Honda Civic Classic

Worst car I've ever owned.

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Terrible ride. Poor workmanship. Mounting repair bills.
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April 22, 2015
2000 Honda Civic Classic 4-Door Sedan EX Manual

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I love my little EK 4 Door manual transmission. It gets me where I need to go and has never broken down or left me stranded in all the years I've owned one. The older generations of Honda's are really what the... + More »
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September 30, 2015
For 1998 Honda Civic Classic

Best value for a used car that I have found.

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This car has been reliable and the fuel economy is good. I highly recommend anyone thinking about a good reliable used vehicle that they get this one.
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