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9 Reasons Why You’ll Always Be Fonda Your Very First Honda

Your first car usually conjures up lots of memories. But if your first car was a Honda, these 9 reasons will remind you of why it was the best car you’ve ever had.

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1. You Didn’t Need Frills

You could squeeze all your friends into that 1980 Honda Civic and no one cared if the windows were manually powered and there was no A/C.
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You could squeeze all your friends into that 1980 Honda Civic and no one cared if the windows were manually powered and there was no A/C.

2. It Was Reliable

You bought a Honda Civic with over 100,000 miles on it (like 90% of all other teens), and it kept going until well over 300,000 miles and maybe beyond.
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You bought a Honda Civic with over 100,000 miles on it (like 90% of all other teens), and it kept going until well over 300,000 miles and maybe beyond.

3. It Got Amazing Gas Mileage

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30 MPG city, maybe even 40 MPG highway...and somehow you put only $5 in the tank and it would keep going.

4. It Never Needed Repairs

You always forgot to change the oil on time and get the tires rotated, but it made no difference in how it ran.
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You always forgot to change the oil on time and get the tires rotated, but it made no difference in how it ran.

5. Free Theft Insurance

You didn’t even have to lock the doors because no one wanted to steal your hand-me-down maroon Honda.
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You didn’t even have to lock the doors because no one wanted to steal your hand-me-down maroon Honda.

6. You Couldn’t Speed

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You may not have appreciated it at the time, but your old Honda’s small 4 cylinder engine prevented your teen adrenaline-junkie self from speeding.

7. It Was Worry Free

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You never worried too much about people dinging your doors in the parking lot or the paint getting chipped.

8. You Could Decorate It How You Wanted

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There was just something about having your very first Honda and being able to keep it in whatever condition you wanted.

9. You Gained Your Freedom

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The best thing of all? Your first Honda always reminds you of when you took your first steps to growing up, and even the newer versions still make you feel sentimental.

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