2005 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 2dr Coupe (3.4L 6cyl 4A)
I've put 18k miles on my Monte in seven months and it has been the best car I've owned. I bought it because I needed good gas mileage and after all the incentives and rebates last summer, loaded it was cheaper than a fairly stripped Civic. Every day I drive 70 miles round trip and I average 28MPG which I think is great considering I live at 9300' altitude and work at 5000' so its either going up hill in passing gear or down all the time. I have had no problems or repairs and its a very comfortable car to drive. If your concerned about its ability to handle snow and ice, get the traction control option and as long as the front end doesn't start plowing snow you will be fine.
Traction Control Sunroof XM & sound system Steering Wheel Controls Comfortable ride gas mileage
Low ground clearence on the front end. Front seatbelts obstruct entry to rear seats.