Inside, the center console had a makeover. Primary Use: Commuting to work Perfect Commuting Car — Great, reliable vehicle. S2 was the sportiest mode. It was built in five-door, two-door coupe and Aerodeck Estate models in various trim levels and engine sizes. The longer-term models-'98s and beyond-await more major decisions such as styling, powerplants, or even overall plausibility.
And ever since Honda redesigned the Civic last year, the car has been selling in record numbers. . Compared to the original Domani, the Liftback and Aerodeck featured a new interior, similar to that of the more upmarket. The Aerodeck name was previously used on the , which was a two-door station wagon, popularly known in Europe as a. Primary Use: Commuting to work Good On Gas, Reliable, Good For A Racing Project! It had a B16a2 1.
So if you buy one of these cars, make sure you get under there and check it out. A nice car for average driving. Neither were offered in North America. Its got quite a bit of power for a 4 cylinder engine, I don't have any issues at all getting where I need to go. It could be a really good project to put in a B18 engine it could become really fast becasue the body is really light. In and out of traffic it handled the road well.
The only exception is that the sun roof leaks when the car is parked in a downpour. It was the only trim available with a continuously variable transmission , though customers could also choose a 5-speed manual transmission. The Domani replaced the sedan version of the Concerto in Japan while the sedan version of the Concerto was directly replaced by the sixth-generation Civic sedan in other markets. Units Affected 1450 Quick Stats: Marcus Sakey, author and Travel Channel host Daily Driver: 1997 Honda Civic Marcus' rating: 8. Our Take on the 1997 Honda Civic Not all innovative cars cost a fortune. On the pre-facelift sedans, the stop lights were on top of the reverse and turn lights; for the facelift version, the reverse and turn lights were on top of the stop lights. It is completely factory and I love it for what it is: A reliable daily driver that's cheap to buy, own, and fill up.
Currently it has over 206,000 miles on it and is going strong. Changes from the standard Civic included stiffer, progressive-rate springs, stiffer front and rear anti-roll bars, and a tower brace, which contributed to a flatter-cornering ride. It's been great not having car payments and I haven't had to spend lots of money on maintaining the vehicle. The down side is that the brake lines and gas lines on these cars rust easily, due to some design flaws. The updated cars received a facelift which included a new grille, new headlights, and a new front bumper, fenders and hood and redesigned taillights.
Would you a not mess with success, or b order an extensive redesign? Previously, the large size of the ventilation controls reduced the size of the radio, necessitating a slave cassette player or Compact Disc player at the bottom of the console. The Domani-based Civics were also available with the diesel engine which was a 2-litre, eight-valve, direct-injection unit 20T2N, 20T2R ; an essential addition in the European market. Let me just say this car went above and beyond. Cheap to maintain, small and economical, as well as nice-looking. It had a compression ratio of 12. All sedans and coupes had a group option package available that added air conditioning and anti-lock brakes.
The Type R was never released into the South African market. These redesigns could vary according to the country of origin for the car. I just did the oil change and it felt even better. It is also cheap to maintain. See for detail and references. There is no doubt in my mind, that I will buy another Honda.
During the 1999 facelift, an SiR version was introduced. I really like the simplicity and how well it has held up and the repairs have not been to bad would recomend the same car to anyone thinking of buying. Primary Use: Commuting to work Great Car For College Kid — Little Honda has done it again!!! Primary Use: Commuting to work. Great fuel economy and very inexpensive maintenance costs. The only transmission choice was a 5-speed manual. It does it's job so well, and is so reliable, you just never have to worry about it. This car was sold in 1999—2000.