Bought this car in '98 and it's been one of the best things I ever did. I don't know if I just got lucky with it or what, but it's been great. Early problem with alternators, 3 in 2 years. Since then, just keeps going and going. 240,000 on it now. Starting to show some wear this past year. Struts, water pump, rotors had to be replaced. Starting to have other problems show up too, leaking oil, transmission fluid and water. My fault though, I think, I have not really taken very good care of the car. Never changed trans fluid, plugs, oil about every 7500 and never changed coolant, still, it just keeps going! My gas mileage is great for a car this size too,28 mpg. Love another this good!
MPG, size, power, great AC and heat. Reliability and comfort.
Mine died at around 75K miles. The transmission slipped, the heads warpped, and boom, the whole thing froze. All in all, it was a basic car, nothing ever troubled me except the brakes, which were entirely replaced 4 times. The rotor design was so poor that I managed to break the rotor from the spindle and that is very rare.
We bought this car new in 94, it has been a great car but recently got rid of it to get a two door. We put 98K great miles on it. We had minor repiars thoughout the life on the car. We had to replace the water pump which was something that always goes wrong with GM cars, nothing new, great ride, great handling, good gas mileage, pants is excellent ours was torch red, car held up great, not a dot or rust, 3.1 Liter engine is great. Never buy a GM 3.4 Liter engine sucked on this car.
Good Stereo had cd player, nice features, rides smooth.
We bought this car as a program car back in 94 and I have been the main driver of it. I get great gas mileage and it has had very little maintenance on it as far as parts going bad. I have almost 190,000 miles on it and I would trust it to drive it across the United States any day. We have thought about buying another Chevrolet but I just hate the idea of getting rid of my Lumina! Even thoough it's almost 12 years old, I still trust it a lot. It's like one of the family. Thank you Chevrolet for making such a great car.
The driving ability it has. I can see everything, and at night I have trouble seeing but with my Lumina the headlights are so bright, I don't have any trouble.
The only thing I can think of to improve is maybe the dash. Our dash came undone and my husband superglued it back and so far, so good.
I wish Chevy still made Luminas because
I would buy another if possible! This
has been a great vehicle and we intend
to keep it until it just won't go no
more but that could be when it has
400,000 miles on it! I would advise
anyone if they can get a 1993/1994
Lumina, with low miles, to buy it and
keep it. We have the original engine
in it but did have our trans rebuilt
this year. Our's has over 285,000
miles on it and we bought it 1 year old
with 21,000 miles on it. The only
repairs we have done to it is normal
repairs such as water pumps, fuel pump,
batteries, brakes & mufflers. Good cold
weather start ups too. Change your
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