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ACURA EL Series/Models Timeline, Specifications and Pictures

Generations: 1
First production year: 1997
Engines: Gasoline
 

1997 - 2000

In 1997, Honda decided to cut costs with its premium brand Acura and introduced a badge-engineered Civic as an Acura EL on the North American market. While the 1995 Civic was a hit on the market, Honda tried to get more money out of that platform. It already had a factory in Canada, and it was easier for the Japanese carmaker to adjust the existing Civic and sell it as an Acura. While the ...

full description and technical specifications
gasoline engines:

  ACURA EL 1.6L 16V 5MT (107 HP)