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1992 Chevrolet Beretta - Consumer Reviews

1992 Chevrolet Beretta

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What a piece of junk!
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By moppymop
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Vehicle

1992 Chevrolet Beretta 2dr Coupe


Review

Where do I start...horrible ergonomics (GM couldn't even be bothered to make the driver's seat line up with the steering wheel), sub-Happy Meal-quality interior trim, interior and exterior parts fell off at random, crappy 3 speed auto sucked out every last iota of performance the 3100 V6 had in it (which wasn't much to begin with), leaked water in the rain, transmission was toast at 70K miles. Unless someone is paying you to take one of these cars, you don't want one.


Best Features

Well, it ran, I guess.


Worst Features

Riding the bus instead of buying this car would have been an improvement.


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Rocket on Wheels
2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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By GTZdriver
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1992 Chevrolet Beretta GTZ 2dr Coupe


Review

This car is amazing. I bought it from a relative a few months ago. If you like performance but don't like the high price that comes with it, I suggest the GTZ with the 2.3 liter "High Output" engine. Although 180 hp doesn't sound like much, it sure feels like a whole lot more. It has 144,500 miles and neither my relative or I have had any mechanical problems, although I can say the European suspension (Getrag) squeaks every now and again. Otherwise, it sticks to the road with its rather big tires (on 16-inch rims). As far as the interior, it is very comfortable for a compact performance car. Sure there are better cars, but not everyone has the money.


Best Features

Wheels are the same color as the body. Snappy 2.3 liter engine. Sporty suspension yet the ride is never uncomfortable


Worst Features

When the car hits bumps, you here many things rattle. It's nothing to get worried about. It just can be annoying on rough roads. Engine does need more torque (only 160ft/lb).


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Bad Beretta
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By boundsn
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1992 Chevrolet Beretta GT 2dr Coupe


Review

Maybe Chevrolet made one good Beretta
GT in one thousand, in stead of the
other way around, but I had a bad one
to be sure. The car was PLAGUED with
electrical problems. Sometimes the fan
would work...sometimes not. This led
to overheating, which caused other
mechanical failures. The life
expectancy of the EFI sensors is must
less than befits a car with as few
miles as I had. The interior was made
by kindergardeners, and nobs were
always coming off in my hands. It ate
batteries (replaced them every 6 months
or so) and you couldn't even rely on
the radio to always function.


Best Features

My favorite Beretta memory was selling it to someone else.


Worst Features

There is a reason GM no longer makes this car. If you need a cheap ride, find something else.


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Excelent for the price
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By kim karstensen
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1992 Chevrolet Beretta 2dr Coupe


Review

Excelent, but hard to find parts for in
Europe.


Best Features

The cruise control and adjustable steering wheel is nice when you drive long distance.


Worst Features

sealing around rear window


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Mid-80s GM Crap Carry-Over
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By VonBounden
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1992 Chevrolet Beretta GT 2dr Coupe


Review

Every little plastic nob came off in
my hand or broke completely. The e-
brake came off the shaft once as it
was only held on by a single little
screw. The shocks were so soft and
the suspension so undersprung, you
could drive it around a corner at
20mph and the fuel pump couldn't get
enough gas to keep the engine running
because it leaned so heavily. It had
the GM-Paint Disease, where the EPA
mandated paint wasn't properly matched
to the primer and began to wash off.
This is a rust-free car, mind you.
Horribly underpowered breaks. Paper-
plate speakers produce a lovely
timberless sound quality that can turn
even your favorite song into dreadful
noise.


Best Features

The transmission actually shifts well, if it weren't for the 1/2lb clutch.


Worst Features

It would look a lot better after a few minutes in a junk-car crusher.


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