By on October 29, 2018

1993 Honda Civic in Colorado wrecking yard, RH front view - ©2018 Murilee Martin - The Truth About Cars

As the owner of a very battered fifth-generation Honda Civic, I’m always aware of examples of Honda’s 1992-1995 subcompact when I spot them during my junkyard travels. I see plenty of these cars with odometers showing better than 300,000 miles, but it has taken a frighteningly wretched-looking one to get me to whip out my camera while on a junkyard-photographing mission.

On a recent trip to grab a heater-temperature control knob for my car (lost in my garage clutter when I removed the dash during an ill-advised engine-swap-related rewiring job), I found this used-up ’93 sedan and decided that this high-mile veteran ought to be documented before it heads to The Crusher. (Read More…)

Recent Comments

  • EX35: I agree. They are all anecdotes I guess.
  • geo: Vupline, I agree that Hyundai owners seem to be generally happy, which is why I originally sought to buy a...
  • ajla: “with anecdotes” “seem to fly in the face of what family/friends have experienced and what...
  • jfb43: You’re exactly the type of person who needs this vehicle, then. I’m not disputing that this...
  • mikey: So now that we have all exchanged pleasantries , I have some” on topic” news. My landscaper friend...

New Car Research

Get a Free Dealer Quote


  • Contributors

  • Timothy Cain, Canada
  • Matthew Guy, Canada
  • Ronnie Schreiber, United States
  • Bozi Tatarevic, United States
  • Chris Tonn, United States
  • Corey Lewis, United States
  • Mark Baruth, United States
  • Moderators

  • Adam Tonge, United States
  • Corey Lewis, United States