1998 Honda Civic Classic Classic 4-Door Sedan Automatic DX Specs

Classic 4-Door Sedan Automatic DX
MSRP based on Classic 4-Door Sedan DX Automatic

Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 29 mpg City/36 mpg Hwy
Engine Gas I4, 1.6L
EPA Class Sub-Compact
Style Name DX Automatic Sedan
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Doors 4
Body Style 4dr Car
Transmission 4-speed electroncially-controlled automatic transmission w/lockup torque converter & shift interlock


EPA Classification Sub-Compact
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2385
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5
Front Hip Room (in) 50.0
Front Leg Room (in) 42.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 51.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 89.8
Second Head Room (in) 37.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.4
Second Hip Room (in) 49.3
Front Head Room (in) 39.8
Second Leg Room (in) 34.1
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in) 103.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.1
Height, Overall (in) 54.7
Length, Overall (in) 175.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.9
Track Width, Front (in) 58.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.1
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.9

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 11.9
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 36

Performance Specs

Engine Order Code NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 103 @ 4600
Fuel System PGM-FI
Engine Type Gas I4
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 106 @ 6200
Displacement 1.6L/97
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.600
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Description Cont. Automatic
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.638
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.357
Trans Order Code NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.468
Reverse Ratio (:1) 1.954
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Type 4
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 0.926
Clutch Size (in) - TBD -
Brake Type Power
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Brake ABS System NA
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.5 x .83
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.9 x 1.38
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.8
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.6
Front Tire Order Code NA
Spare Tire Size Compact
Front Tire Size P185/65R14
Rear Tire Order Code NA
Rear Tire Size P185/65R14
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5
Spare Wheel Material - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Indepenent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Trailing Arms
Suspension Type - Rear Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA

Safety Features

Air Bag-Frontal-Driver Yes
Air Bag-Frontal-Passenger Yes
Air Bag-Passenger Switch (On/Off) No
Air Bag-Side Body-Front No
Air Bag-Side Body-Rear No
Air Bag-Side Head-Front No
Air Bag-Side Head-Rear No
Brakes-ABS No
Child Safety Rear Door Locks Yes
Daytime Running Lights No
Traction Control No
Night Vision No
Rollover Protection Bars No
Fog Lamps No
Parking Aid No
Tire Pressure Monitor No
Back-Up Camera No
Stability Control No
Other Features Driver & front passenger air bags
Front/rear 3-point seat belts w/rear center lap belt
Child-proof rear door locks
Adjustable front seat belt anchors
Side-impact door beams
Front/rear crush zones


Basic Miles/km 36,000
Basic Years 3
Corrosion Miles/km Unlimited
Corrosion Years 5

Other Specs

Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 4.3
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 75
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD -