by RedWonder on Aug 13, 2010 Vehicle: 1992 Geo Prizm 4dr Sedan
I inherited my prizm for my high school graduation 5 years ago. It now has 230K miles on it and still runs great! I think the frame of the car will fall apart before it stops running - It has lots of rust from being outside, I've gone through 3 door handles, and the radio is questionable - but the engine is still in great shape! The low miles are great and it is truly a dependable car!
by ronniezlove on May 15, 2009 Vehicle: 1992 Geo Prizm LSi 4dr Sedan
The drivers door handle has broken off and is non functional as well as the inside handle. We open the inside with the handle of a crescent wrench . The passenger door opens from the outside only and we have to use the wrench to get out. So I will say they should have come up with a better door handle system. No problems with the drive train. It does use 5 or 6 qts. of oil a year. Overall, I LOVE this car and would recommend one just like it to anyone!
by Dorisk on Jun 7, 2008 Vehicle: 1992 Geo Prizm 4dr Sedan
I just sold my "baby." This Geo was a very dependable car and very comfortable. The main problem I had with it was the door handles would break. I replaced the front door handle twice and one back door handle. I've had this car since 1995 and just sold it because I purchased a 2009 Toyota Corolla. My Geo had 70,000 miles and is still in good condition. Sold it to my brother-in- law who wanted a vehicle that was easy on gas. He has two SUVs that are gas guzzlers. I hope he has as good luck as I've had with my Geo.
by wade on Feb 1, 2008 Vehicle: 1992 Geo Prizm LSi 4dr Sedan
I bought this car as a winter beater in Minnesota and it's become a daily driver all year. 210k on it and uses no oil. 33mpg hwy. One of the few to start at work in recent below zero weather! All options still working! Bright red and starting to rust but I'll drive this til the doors fall off!
by first car is G-O on Aug 14, 2004 Vehicle: 1992 Geo Prizm 4dr Sedan
A wonderful little car. If you're
looking for power, look elsewhere.
This is a fun, economical little car.
The toyota seats are snug. I'll try to
drive mine until it rusts apart. The
only semi-complaint is with the body.
One door has a baseball-size spot
rusted through. The 5 spd manual is
peppy and fun to drive; however,
reverse is sometimes hard to find. An
excellent economy car.
by Jeff11 on Jul 20, 2004 Vehicle: 1992 Geo Prizm 4dr Sedan
This car has been unbelieveable. I
purchased it for $800 in 2/03 with
127k. It now has 144k and runs like a
top. I have to add oil every now and
then and the high fan speed is not
working but besides that this car has
been a money saver. I want to
purchase so many new cars but with no
monthly payment and such low insurance
I think I may run it till it dies.
Metro is not an American car though (just like Prizm isn't-- built all by Toyota), so that American thing doesn't apply. Also, Consumer Reports recommends the Metro as far as reliability. They say to...
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