Honda Civic 1997 Hatchback

This generation of Honda Civic has been produced from January, 1997 to December, 2002. We can provide information about 7 modifications of this generation. The car has been produced only with front wheel drive.

This Honda is available with four petrol engines with displacement from 1.4 to 1.8 litres and power of from 90 to 170 horsepower un one diesel engine with displacement 2.0 litres and power of 105 HP.
The car is available with both manual (5 versions), as well as automatic (2 versions) gearbox.

Compare Honda Civic to other cars

Honda Civic 1997 hatchback average fuel consumption in combined cycle for petrol engine is from 6.6 to 9.1 litres per 100km, but for diesel engine - approximately 5.3 litres per 100km. The most fuel efficient Honda Civic 1997 hatchback petrol engine version is Honda Civic 1.5i VTEC-E, consuming 6.6 litres per 100km.

Honda Civic 1997 hatchback CO2 emissions are from 162 to 184 grams per kilometer. Honda Civic version with the lowest CO2 emissions is Honda Civic 1.5i VTEC-E, which produces 162 grams of CO2 per one kilometer.

The best acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h - 8.3 seconds has Honda Civic 1.8i VTi version, conversely the tardiest one is Honda Civic 1.4i reaching this speed only in 14.4 seconds. The maximum top speed is 223 km/h for the 1.8 petrol 4-cylinder 170 hp version (Honda Civic 1.8i VTi).

Lenght of Honda Civic is 432 cm, it is medium size car. For comparison - Honda Civic is about 3 cm longer than Toyota Corolla hatchback, but 16 cm shorter than Opel Vectra. Honda Civic gross weight is from 1520 to 1720 kg (depending on modification), this car is about 10 percent heavier than the average for this age and class of vehicles. Honda Civic trunk space is 375 litres, by folding down all rear seats boot capacity can be increased to 835 litres.

This Honda is relatively cheap - it can be purchased (in Latvia) for around 850 €. According to user reviews, average Honda Civic repair costs are 75 € per year. Users calculated Honda Civic 1997 cost of ownership for this generation, got average 2000 € cost per year and 0.19 € cost per one kilometer. Fuel costs were estimated at around 56%, while repair and maintenance costs - around 26% from total. We have an excellent car cost calculator, calculate ownership costs of Honda Civic for your situation and driving habits here! Our review authors managed to sell their Honda Civic in average time of 1 weeks. Below you will find more detailed information about Honda Civic prices and costs.

In user reviews Honda Civic received average grade 8.3 (from 10) - better than average rate for same years cars (7.6). All authors of reviews would recommend Honda Civic to the friend.

Honda Civic modifications

Modification Engine Power Consumption Gearbox
Honda Civic 1997 1.4i Mar 1997 — Oct 2001 1.4 Petrol 90 HP 7.5 l/100km Manual (5)
Honda Civic 1997 1.4i Mar 1997 — Mar 2001 1.4 Petrol 90 HP 8.6 l/100km Automatic (4)
Honda Civic 1997 1.5i VTEC-E Mar 1997 — Mar 2001

Most fuel efficient petrol version

1.5 Petrol 114 HP 6.6 l/100km Manual (5)
Honda Civic 2000 1.6i Jan 2000 — Jun 2000

Most fuel efficient petrol version by real consumption

1.6 Petrol 115 HP 7.8 l/100km Manual (5)
Honda Civic 1997 1.6i Mar 1997 — Oct 1998 1.6 Petrol 115 HP 9.1 l/100km Automatic (4)
Honda Civic 1997 1.8i VTi Mar 1997 — Oct 1998

Most dynamic version - 100 km/h in 8.3 seconds

1.8 Petrol 170 HP 8.8 l/100km Manual (5)
Honda Civic 1997 2.0D 2.0 Diesel 105 HP 5.3 l/100km Manual (5)
Honda Civic service and maintenanceOil change intervals, capacities and specifications, service information for filters, spark plugs, belts etc.

Honda Civic safety

During safety testing Honda Civic has obtained 3 stars from five, which means average safety level.
Adults (driver and passenger) safety of Honda Civic is evaluated with three stars, and for pedestrian protection Honda Civic got two stars.

Honda Civic prices

Honda Civic 1997 - 2002 hatchback price in Latvia is from 400 € to 1700 €.
Comparing to analogical vehicles Honda Civic price is below average - Honda Civic is approximately for 23 percents cheaper then average hatchbacks of this age (compare hatchbacks 1997 - 2002 prices). Despite of relatively low price Honda Civic quality is above average (see below), so this Honda can be a good buy.

YearLowestAverageHighestAvailability
Honda Civic 2001 price 500 € 900 € 1700 €
Honda Civic 1999 price 500 € 900 € 1400 €
Honda Civic 1997 price 400 € 800 € 1300 €

Honda Civic total costs of ownership

Honda Civic mileage

Add review about Honda Civic

Honda Civic reliability and quality

According to yearly reports of vehicle inspection service Honda Civic reliability is average. In the roadworthiness tests in 2013 defects were detected in an average of 27 percent of Honda Civic of this generation (on average 14 years old at the time of inspection). The average failure rate for a vehicles of the same age was 27.6%.

Honda Civic reliability and quality

Honda Civic 1997 hatchback features (options)

Percentage of Honda Civic with corresponding feature (option)

Conditioning
58%
Adjustable steering wheel
58%
Metallic paint
48%
Sunroof
17%

Honda Civic 1997 hatchback photo images

Honda Civic 1997 hatchback photo image 1

Honda Civic 1997 hatchback photo image 2

Honda Civic 1997 hatchback photo image 3

Honda Civic 1997 hatchback photo image 4

Similar cars to Honda Civic 1997

Cars similar and most compared to Honda Civic 1997. Click on the image to view the car's specifications or on the "Compare..." link to compare cars.

Honda Accord 1998 Honda Accord 1998 has
  • only petrol engines available
  • roomier boot
  • fewer faults
Compare Honda Civic 1997 vs Honda Accord 1998
Honda Civic 1995 Honda Civic 1995 has
  • only petrol engines available
  • lower fuel consumption for petrol engines
  • fewer faults
Compare Honda Civic 1997 vs Honda Civic 1995
Nissan Primera 1999 Nissan Primera 1999 has
  • lower price
  • roomier boot
  • lower fuel consumption for petrol engines
Compare Honda Civic 1997 vs Nissan Primera 1999
Toyota Corolla 2000 Toyota Corolla 2000 has
  • fewer faults
  • better manoeuvrability
  • lower fuel consumption for petrol engines
Compare Honda Civic 1997 vs Toyota Corolla 2000
Volkswagen Golf 1998 Volkswagen Golf 1998 has
  • higher safety
  • available with 4x4 drive
  • fewer faults
Compare Honda Civic 1997 vs Volkswagen Golf 1998
Seat Ibiza 2002 Seat Ibiza 2002 has
  • lower fuel consumption
  • higher safety
Compare Honda Civic 1997 vs Seat Ibiza 2002

Honda Civic reviews

Total 24 Honda Civic owner reviews

Honda Civic 1997 Hatchback Petrol 1.5 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:1997 (new car) Owned for:70`000 kilometers (26 years)
Average fuel consumption: 8.0 litres per 100km (30% urban driving)
Total car rating:
8
Review - positive and negative sides
   male, age 75
Add your review
Alfa Romeo Audi BMW Chevrolet Chrysler Citroen Dacia Dodge Fiat Ford Honda Hyundai Infiniti Isuzu Jaguar Jeep Kia Lada (VAZ) Land Rover Lexus Mazda Mercedes Mini Mitsubishi Moskvich Nissan Opel Peugeot Porsche Renault Rover SAAB Seat Skoda Smart Subaru Suzuki Toyota Volkswagen Volvo
Contact us: info@auto-abc.lv