I went with the LS V6 for price
reasons, and my only dissapointment is
that I couldn't get the 17" rims with
I've driven previous models with the V6
and the improvements for 2003 are very
evident. The throttle actuation is
smooth and the power is sometimes
surprising when accelerating from a
stoplight. The engine gets a bit loud
at higher RPMs, but is always smooth.
The ride can feel a bit soft sometimes,
but, never floaty, it always feels
connected to the road. The suspension
is well-damped and does a great job at
dealing with bumps and imperfections.
While it's not a hard-core sports
sedan, it always stays planted in the
The AdvanceTrac option kept me out of
the ditches this past Winter. This is
a must-have feature.
The pwr tilt/tele steering column
offers infinate levels of wheel
I like being able to change bands, vol,
and presets without having to take my
hands off the wheel.
Color match on the black interior
needs improvement. The doors are a
slighly different shade and gloss level
than the materal on the Instrument
The quality of the leather that came
with the base pkg is not on par with
this segment. It has a cheap feel and