I bought my 98 Lumina in 2002 with 105K miles on it for $2800. Now it has 203K miles and still runs perfectly. Still looks good too. Have done only routine maintenance. I have definitely gotten my money's worth. I hope to get another 100K miles. Smooth, quiet, comfortable ride, 30 mpg highway. What more could you want for basic transportation? Too bad Chevy stopped making Lumina's.
Reliable, 30 mpg highway, exterior styling still looks good to me, roomy, reasonably comfortable interior.
The only quibbles I have with this car are the cheap cupholders (broken), the inaccesible placing of the battery, and the chip on the ignition key which can be finicky.