I bought one privately for my last year
of college (w/ 68k mi). Previous owner
left some mods on it that probably
helped out performance. Only had to
replace fan belt during the 2
semesters, then had to replace break
pads a year later. Other than that, no
Handles great, excellent mileage (used
to get like 30 mpg on long trips), lots
of space (passenger and trunk), lots of
power for only 145 ponies.
bottom line: Excellent first car, but
look elsewhere if you're settled and
can afford it....
Roomy interior, performance, mileage,
Didn't seem to be most reliable
vehicle, but that's been improved upon
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