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1997 Honda Prelude

At a Glance

Drive Types FWD
Engines 2.2l I4
Transmissions A4, M5

The fifth-generation Prelude is significantly new for 1997. Two models are available: Prelude and Prelude Type SH. Both models share features like a revised body style, a larger, updated interior design, a 195 hp DOHC VTEC 4-cylinder engine, standard alloy wheels, and a standard power sunroof. Type SH Preludes add a handling improvement called ATTS or Active Torque Transfer System and a rear spoiler.

What Changed:

The fifth-generation Prelude is significantly new for 1997. Two models are available: Prelude and Prelude Type SH. Both models share features like a revised body style, a larger, updated interior design, a 195 hp DOHC VTEC 4-cylinder engine, standard alloy wheels, and a standard power sunroof. Type SH Preludes add a handling improvement called ATTS or Active Torque Transfer System and a rear spoiler.

Model/Trim/Package Engine MPG VjI Base Price
Prelude 2.2l I4 (195-bhp) M5 FWD 66 TBD
Prelude 2.2l I4 (190-bhp) A4 FWD 64 TBD
Prelude Type SH 2.2l I4 (195-bhp) M5 FWD 66 TBD