by sunbird94 on Jul 10, 2011 Vehicle: 1995 Honda Passport
My dad got this 1995.5 passport from his parents after our 84 ramcharger gave up.the 3.2 v6 had a roar and thirst for oil,it needed head gaskets at 120,000,then we moved from PA to AZ and it had 130,000 i cleaned it up and it looked like brand new.it wasnt running for 3 months,battery was weak but it cranked right up like it was running 15 minutes ago.at 155,000 the AC went and we replaced the compressor with one from the junkyard,the squeal got worse and one day at 156,874 the ol family truckster gave up.i miss it alot and brought a tear to my eye as it got towed away with its new family,i saw it once more going down the road and on craigslist for $1500 and we sold it for $450.
by MzRevolutionary on Jan 4, 2010 Vehicle: 1995 Honda Passport
...That loves a Honda! My mom got this car for me as my first car and I still have it 6 years later. Honestly the thing won't die! Love hate relationship. Engine is 100% and only the body is starting to go some. Had to replace a window motor and have replaced the timing belt. Other than that not one problem. Recently began squealing in extreme cold but only minor issue. This vehicle will run through whatever! I can honestly say I've put this car through more hell than the devil could bring and she is still going super strong. Would HIGHLY recommend if considering to purchase one. Only minor maintenance, rarely if every repairs and I'm at 200,000 miles. Wish I could keep mine longer :- /
by Mooch on Apr 1, 2008 Vehicle: 1995 Honda Passport
I have 160,000 miles on my Passport and have done about 30,000 of those myself. I have have had no repairs and have only had to do common maintenance (tires, oil, spark plugs and wires, and oxygen sensor). Running strong and with no signs of problems.
by ben_k240 on Nov 23, 2007 Vehicle: 1995 Honda Passport
I've had my Passport for over 4 years and it has always been as good to me as I have been to it. I bought it with 86K on it and have only had to make repairs typical of it's age. No major engine or transmission problems yet at over 120K. Compared to other SUVs of its age and class level, I'd say it is average to good. Things to watch for are alternators (tend to start 'chirping' or 'squealing'), power steering pumps (can start to hum loudly), and be mindful of CV joints because if they wear out from maintenance neglect they're expensive to fix on this vehicle. Overall I would describe this vehicle as rugged, reliable, and durable. The mileage to power ratio is terrible though.
by redhead1 on Jun 3, 2004 Vehicle: 1995 Honda Passport
I've had my Passport for 3 and a half
years (bought it used) and I love it.
My husband was reticent to buy it
because the ratings were average on
reliability, but we have had NO major
problems with this car (only a bad
motor on the driver's side window).
It is very roomy and has a good cargo
area. It handles well, too. The only
problems are comfort-related. The
blind spots are bad, and the cup
holder is too far back (behind the
emergency brake) if you're short like
me and have to sit with the seat
pulled up pretty close. Other than
that, it's great.
Can you please provide a link? The JD Power dependability ratings I've seen did not break down reliability by model, only by manufacturer. They also didn't show the positions of any company below av...
I have a 1996 1/2 Passport and the Check Engine light just came on as I passed 58,000 miles. The vehicle appears to be running fine, oil is fresh, etc., so I'm wondering if this warning light comes on...
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