I bought this car new in 1997 (2.4,
auto), have 160,000 miles on it right
now and still running strong. Had a
few repairs along the way but nothing
that has ever left me stranded. Had to
have head gasket replaced at about
110,000 and front wheel bearings and
tie rods at 150,000.
My next car purchase will have a better
than 90% chance of being another
It's overall combination of durabilty,
performance, and ride. Rides and
drives like a car with half this many
The head gasket problem seems to be a
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