Reliable not comfortable...
By Lissa on
2004 Chevrolet Cavalier LS Sport 4dr Sedan (2.2L 4cyl 5M)
Love that the transmission and engine seem rock solid. Hate the noise and all the electrical issues. The low profile tires make for a noisy ride when combined with the lack of passenger cabin insulation. The paint job is not durable. Like the body moldings which gave the old classic a newer sporty look. Hate that pricey as it was to get the sport upgrade, it didn't come with power windows. Watch for lower blower motor issues, dash electronics issues and AC problems. The drivers side seat blew a spring in the first year. The gas tank reservoir will crack on these bad boys too. All pretty spendy repairs.
Very dependable engine and transmission. I am sure I can put 250K on it.
Insulate the passenger cabins, put decent paint on the car, power windows, fix the electrical issues it will help the AC last longer and the lower blower. Lose the low profile tires they make it ride like a box of rocks.