Although it is a small two-seater car, when I remove the T-Top roof I can fit an amazing variety of things into it. I can also fit long things into it by opening the back window, so it is not as impractical as it might seem at first glance. The styling of the Del Sol is classic and beautiful. The first thing that attracted me to it was that it was a Honda - a company with a good reputation, especially in the '90s. After almost 30 years, the seals for the roof have begun to fail and the car will leak in rain if it's hard enough.
It's great when you don't want a lot of noise but you want some air on the highway. Its a dream for me though so please help me as much as possible I need complete detail on what I have to do. Horsepower or torque isn't much, but it's adequate for a car this light. Very easy on gas, it averages 40mpg on the highway which is great. Head room is good, leg room ample. Nimble, zippy, and fun to drive, Honda enthusiasts loved the Del Sol. The factory stereo system is decent, but with the age of these cars you will need to update the system to reflect current technology.
That has to be my favorite. In later years, this became standard. The first version of the targa top tended to leak, a deficiency that was corrected in the 1995 model. It has a B16B type-r swap with approximately 60-65k on the motor 200000on body do drive it everyday so it will go up. This new model also handles better due to a stronger suspension system and larger wheels. It is sporty and fun to drive.
This is great in the summer. Has b16a motor with a manual transmission. The 1994 Honda Civic del Sol introduces a number of improvements from the previous year. The top comes off, for those days you want a convertible, and goes back on in a moment with ease when needed. This is definitely a driver's vehicle. Engine and road noise get rather strong.
Overall, the Del Sol looked good and handled well after a sturdier front swaybar was included. Now that it is getting older I am waiting for it to become a classic car. It has a carbon fiber hood, 17in alloy wheels, and a custom exhaust with short ram intake. I love my Honda Del Sol! The Honda Del Sol premiered in the U. Five-speed manual and optional 4-speed automatic transmissions were available, and a driver-side airbag was standard.
The year 1996 saw the introduction of larger engines and the dropping of a few of the first-generation power plants. Has 17 in wheel and have a set of steal wheels to go with it. I am a smaller woman, and am able to take the top off and on and store it without help or difficulty. . The stylish bucket seats are very comfortable and have great lumbar support.
It is sporty and fun to drive. The name del Sol translates to of the sun, and refers to the car's opening roof. The most notable change came during the mid-1996 production run with a small front airdam and bumper. Trouble Spots Air conditioner Description: The air-conditioner condenser corrodes due allowing the refrigerant to leak out. I can't say there are many negative things, only small nitpicks. S and Si models had a standard 5-speed manual transmission, with 4-speed automatic optional.
Fuel economy was quite good for the Del Sol, average in the mid-30s mpg range. Unlike most convertibles, wind buffeting is minimal with the top removed, but body flex and twisting are noticeable on rough roads. Or I cover the car with a tarp. Visibility would be fine, except that thick rear pillars create huge blind spots. Moreover, the noise level was unacceptable. Production and sales ended with the 1997 model in the U.
After almost 30 years, the car is still holding up in almost every aspect besides the exterior, as expected, and is very easy to service. It was mildly popular in its first year of production, but sales dropped off in subsequent years because of its lack of cargo space when the targa was stowed, its lack of anti-lock brakes, and limited rear visibility. I get about 35 miles to the gallon on the highway and not that much less in the city. A big plus is the gas mileage. If you have a manual del Sol, this may be a little dangerous for your drink. Fuel Efficiency Honda has manufactured models of Civic Del Sol for 3 years.
The dashboard ranks as excellent. This is definitely a driver's vehicle. Reclining bucket seats, a central armrest with a beverage holder a small amount of storage, cruise control, and an adjustable steering wheel were some features that added a bit to passenger and driver comfort. Seals are discontinued from the manufacturer, so I am limited to cannibalizing a car in better shape, but usually I just ignore the drips on both seats and park in a garage with windows open as much as possible. Exterior features varied by trim level. However, early models had problems with the roof seal that caused water leaks and loud squeaks.