Purchased it used off a lease in 2001.
An attractive coupe, comfortable
interior and good gas mileage. But has
potentially serious handling problems
on wet roads. Even with limited amount
of rain, it is hard to control over
speeds of 55-60; has tendency to
hydroplane. (My Acura Legend in
contrast is rock steady.) I have to
slow down to 50 to keep the car steady.
(The tires are new and the inflation is
at the recommended levels.) Even on dry
roads, it has a tendency to float
around - there is a constant need to
control the steering; a pain when
driving long distances on the highway.
I wonder what's up with the suspension,
aerodynamics or ??
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