The 25 Days Of Honda Days: Day XIX, 1989 Honda Civic

On the nineteenth day of Honda Days, Honda gave to me: a 1989 Honda Civic.

Design: This is the oldest Honda I have encountered—and it’s easily the best. It looks nothing like the modern civic and, as I’ve learned in my Honda studies, the nineties is when the Civics that have become so grossly ubiquitous revealed themselves to the world.

Aesthetic: This Honda is the old dude of the gang giving a middle finger to all the rest of the new fangled Hondas.

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Carhartt Acrylic Watch Hat in Coal Heather // Wood Wood X Disney Mickey Sweatshirt // American Apparel See Thru Short Sleeve T-Shirt (which is no longer made but is my favorite shirt) // Julian Zigerli Rainbow Water Wave Shorts // Camper sandals

Features: It’s a three door hatchback, which is funny because it’s actually two doors and they’re counting the trunk as “a door.” It also has automatic seat belts (Remember those????) and this driver accessorized the tail of the car with dangling baby shoes. How cute!

Honda Dayness: Not very Honda Day. This car is old and doesn’t look like a Honda at all. I almost did not take photos with it because I was sure it wasn’t a real Honda because it’s too cool and has too much character.

How Happy Does This Honda Make Me? Very. It’s not reflective of The Sales Event Of The Year but the car is very easy to love and easy to appreciate, even though it is causing global warming. Also, the shorts I’m wearing always get a hole in the crotch because they were made for Swiss boys with no asses and, unfortunately for me, I am a hispanic American boy with a donk. The rip every time I wear them. But, they’re probably the coolest shorts I own so I deal.

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