OK, so actually it's just the opposite, I'm thinkin' they're the best year of the 3G. I mean really, 88 was the 1st year of the coupe. That seems to be the most common year out there. Also, and here's where it hits home, that was the year that Honda offered the most and best available colors for the 3G. I mean, that champaigne w/black trimmed interior=mint. And the best display of interior color= The Red 88 DX Hatch! Black interior... ...mmmm!!!
Now the only argument that I forsee is that the SE-i was available in '89 with a dumpload of colors inside and out. Not to mention the other amenities that complimented the SE-i. But I'm still stickin' to my argument that the 88 is the best.
PS... My beater is an '88, and "The Hatch" is an '89.