I got my CL in Nov. of 2002 from
Minnesota and drove it back home to
Seattle with my girlfriend. The car was
great. Very comfortable over the two
days, smooth and a total kick to drive
through the twisty mountain roads near
Mt. Rushmore. (Even though I got my
first ticket ever after driving it only
2 hours...doh!) Overall, I've been very
pleased with my new car. The fuel
economy is great, the 5-speed is smooth
and notchy, and since upgrading the
tires to 225/45 Yokohamas it handles
even better. I love my car! My only
gripes are that the side panels
sometimes buzz due to the bass in some
of my music and one of the chrome tips
of the exhaust pipes came loose.
Smooth 5spd, very comfortable,
certified warranty, and I'm assuming -
very reliable, but it's been too soon
to say for sure.
Want the 5spd with the V6. The 4 is
good, but could use some more juice.
The BOSE radio is pretty good, but
could definitely be better.