1999 Chevrolet Metro LSI Sedan
By Mike Nomura on
Vehicle1999 Chevrolet Metro LSi 4dr Sedan
ReviewFor a small car, the ride, handling, paint finish, and interior are liveable. Equipt with a A/C, the car has one whole engine cylinder of four devoted just to turn the compressor. I had to turn off the unit when anticipating a hill on the freeway. Further more, when decending down the same hill required me the press the accelerator down one-forth down just to overcome the high gear ratio that engine brakes.Also the A/C temperature, never got cold. When climbing up the hill without the A/C, the car has more than enough power. The only warranty service done was to replace a leaking A/C compressor shaft seal. Still the A/C preformed the same as above. It averaged only forty MPG.
Best FeaturesEasy to park. No door dings due to narrow width.
Worst FeaturesIf the Metro ever returns to America, I would consider owning one if the automatic transmission, without the Torque Converter Clutch, came with a fifth gear overdrive like the manual Trans does so I can coast down a hill without touching the gas pedal. I don't need the A/C.
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