Bought it new in Mar 01 to commute
between VA and CT plus a lot of around
town. 87,500 miles latter I'm just
doing my first brake job. Other then
oil and gas and the occasional
windshield wipers I've had no, repeat
NO, problems. I had the fuel pump
upgraded for free at 67K due to the
recall, but it wasn't a problem yet.
Could always use more power, but it's
got enough for commuting and I
routinely get 30+mpg mixed driving.
Oh, I'm 6'2", 230#, so the interior
room is GREAT for me solo. My three
sons are all teen agers and the oldest
is a big 16, so it does get a little
crowded with all four onboard. Good
enough car to give to the oldest for
his first ride.
-Safety (airbags and antilock brakes)
-Loads of room in the hatchback, you
wouldn't believe what I've been able
to transport! How about a Lazy Boy,
small round kitchen table, and two
kitchen chairs, all inside the car,
and the hatch shut!
More power, a little more legroom in
the back, better mileage... Oh heck, I
think the new 5-door ZX-5 SVT answers
all my wants. I think one is in order
as soon as I pass this one on to my