2001 Chevrolet Cavalier LS 4dr Sedan (2.2L 4cyl 4A)
Bought this car as my first car, with 130,000 miles on it.
Drove it until 150,000.
Didn't put a penny into the car other than: gas- obviously, oil changes, and a new set of tires.
For being 16-19, the fact no money needed to spent on car repairs was very nice.
The fact I got 30 miles to the gallon easily was nice too.
I had friends who had the exact same year as mine with well over 200,000.
I would be driving this car still, except a driver pulled out in front of me, and sadly totaled my Cavy.
5000 dollars in damage was too much for the insurance company.
This car started up every time, warmed up quickly, and never left me stranded.
For a 2200 engine, it had plenty of pep.
Great gas mileage.
Quick and responsive.
Easy to handle in all weather conditions.
Not that I ever needed to- but cheap repairs.
The outside looked brand new.
No paint fading or rusting.
Get up and Go, considering the size of the engine.