Our 2002 Chevrolet Malibu has had many problems. It is slow to accelerate and noisy. The brakes went out on it twice. The air conditioner stops cooling at random and the dealer showed me a bulletin that said that was OK, so they could not fix it. It's always been hard to start, but no warranty repair was made. Now it just went out of warranty and the car won't. It cranks, but no start. This is the worst car I've ever owned.
Make it reliable. Make it with air conditioning that works, brakes that work, and so that it starts!