Never was a GM fan but heard others brag about the 3.8 motor so much thought that I would give it a shot. Let just say this car put the nails in the coffin as far as having GM vehicles in my household. Engine stalled out while going down highway @ 75 mph and had to manual steer the vehicle to the shoulder during heavy traffic was a scare to say the least. After some research, apparently it is a common problem with the 3.8 motor!? I don't know how people are okay with a vehicle can just stall out in any giving time and feel safe having their love ones driving it. I was glad it was me driving it when it stalled out and not my pregnant wife. Got it "fixed" and few days later problem reoccurred.
-When the engine runs good, it gets decent power and fuel economy. (That's only when it runs good)
-Transmission shifts smooth.
-Leather seats are comfy.
-Sound is decent.
-Quiet ride (with that being said, you can hear all these cheap plastic trims vibrate and rub against each other)
(crack fingers) Here we go,
-Front seat cup holders are junk (common problem)
-Trunk button is in the glove box?
-Dual climate control doesn't always work (common problem)
-Steering wheel control buttons are flicky
-Odometer doesn't work (common problem)
-Just expect CEL is always going to be on for something. Matter of fact, you are lucky if CEL is the only light that is on.
-Overall choice of material is sub-par
-And if you didn't read my review, THE ENGINE CAN STALLS OUT IN ANY GIVING MOMENT!!!
In sum, if you are poor like me only have $3000 to spend on a car. Go buy yourself a Camry or Accord. Quality is proven through time not advertisement.
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