by bethlgrace on May 29, 2010 Vehicle: 1990 Geo Prizm GSi 4dr Sedan
When I first bought it I was grateful that my drivers' door worked and that my car has AC, and 3 years later and real minor work done, it is still going strong and I thank GOD for that. Fuel Economy is really good and I have replaced the tires once and the windshield once and need to do it again. Utah debris on the roads is horrible. The AC still going strong, radio could be better, my car is an automatic, wish I had a stick, but oh well. My car now has 93,500 miles or so. I try to take good care of her. She gets me to work and home and not to forget from Oregon to Utah and maybe back again.
by Nick on Oct 2, 2008 Vehicle: 1990 Geo Prizm GSi 4dr Sedan
This car has been the best investment i've ever made! It has 263,500 mi and still running strong, doesn't burn oil, starts right up, even spins the tires pretty good, all while getting great gas millage! I've only replaced the exhaust manifold (cracked), and the starter. Everything else (as far as I can tell) is still straight from the factory.
by ForsythSO on May 3, 2003 Vehicle: 1990 Geo Prizm GSi 4dr Sedan
This car has been very relable over the
years. The only problems were a
mysterious hole in the radiator one
month after purchase and the
substandard brake system. The brake
system was changed in the next year's
model so that was taken care of. I had
to have the entire brake system
overhauled twice and replace the
booster once over ten years use. But I
have been a little rough on it too.(I
found out it can go over 100 MPH)
by firstcar on Nov 7, 2002 Vehicle: 1990 Geo Prizm GSi 4dr Sedan
I agree with the other comments here.
This has been a very reliable car, I am
never concerned. The only problem I've
had with it is the rusting exhaust
system. I live in the Midwest and I've
replaced the muffler twice in the past
four years. My car has 120K miles on
it and I would drive it for another 3
years if I wasn't tired of it already.
by Reb on Aug 16, 2002 Vehicle: 1990 Geo Prizm GSi 4dr Sedan
I bought my Geo Prizm used with 114000
miles on it in 1994. It now has 188,000
miles and keeps on going. I live in the
upper midwest where we have lots of
snow and salt so there is moderate
rusting, but this car has been
extremely reliable. It heats up on cold
days almost immediately and has good
handling for such a light car. Great
gas mileage and the engine feels like
it's going to last forever.
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