Grandpa bought this car off the lot, and did all routine maintainence at home. Lived at 8,000ft and saw winters of below 0F. Lives with me in summer heat of 120F+ and with 208k miles on it now, still doing all maintaining at home shop. The only problem is a failed transmission just two weeks ago. Such a great car, super reliable, has been across the country and back and on many long road trips, up mountain roads, through the woods, through rivers (literally). treated this car like a truck. NEVER broke down for any reason until now, and worth the money to rebuild the tranny. Would recommend this car to anyone. Just treat her right and she'll do the same
Interior is roomy, sun/moon rough is great, steering is lovely, brakes last a long time, heater works fantastically
The shifting has always been a little rough, and she would downshift unnecessarily at slight inclines. A/C has always been a weenie, even when recharged, I just don't ever use it.
I've had this car in my family going on 14 years now, bought it brand new in 96. She's going on 300,000KM by this spring, she's seen summers in 99 and the worst of Canadian winters in 01-02. I've done my best to baby her (oil changes every 5000Km, routine maintenance and a few new cheap Honda parts here and there). She's quicker then most cars on the road, drives incredible and cheap on gas. What more can you ask for in a car.
Speed, gas mileage, and reliability. Just knowing that in Canada's minus 35 degree snow storms she starts up warms and runs like a champ.
i got this babe roughtly 2 months
already... the only problem i have now
is the low beams... I don't understand
why when i turn on the low beam. Only 1
beam on even both of them not death,
but when the engine running both of
them only on when the daytime running
lights is on.. otherwise if daytime
running is not on.... only 1 beam on...
sometime both on sometime not... Can
anybody explain this???