A good car with extras for the price. It has been dependable and gets about 30 mpg. No major repairs in 5 years. The only issue is the alternator does not appear to put out enough juice in the summer with the air on. My 1998 626 was the same way.
Leather and all extras including the auto off on headlights.
More output on the electrical system, i.e., during the summer with air and lights on
We are very happy with this used car. It
gives no trouble and is quiet. AC and
heat are good. Handling excellent for a
sedan. Really sticks to the road.
Husband wasnt sure about car at first
but he really likes it now that we have
owned it for 2+ years. We do have to get
the AC system worked on next Spring as
it quit cooling.
we plan to keep this car as long as
Handles well and is very comfortable,
even in the back seat. Radio sounds good
(standard factory install) Electric
windows/locks are a nice luxury.
I like having clock in car too.
leaves and dirt accumulate around trunk
seals and under hood/windshield area.
Just takes a little extra cleaning.
Horn button takes some finding and cant
usually find it as quickly as desired,
but havent hit any dogs or cats yet,
Bought used from a cheat.
Next month engine trouble; cost: $2800
3 months later transmission; cost:$2700
Few months later water pump and
alternater belts-changed 3
Always trouble with sensors; cost:$950
Thought it was from original Japanese
company: turns out Ford bought it and
I bought this car w/22K miles. Drove
it from SF, to LA, San Diego, and back
and forth from SF to Seattle 4 times.
I never felt safe in this tin can. The
fan belt broke on me, the pass.wind
stopped working, the CD broke after
60K, and the transmission always made
me nervous. I gave it to my sister 2
years ago and bought a LexusGS300
(which i've had problems) The car is
reliable,cheap transportation, but I'd
never concider it again.Turning radius
SUCKS. Parking in dwntn Seattle and SF
is embarassing. Go for
the real thing. Accord or Camery
This car leans so badly on
turns, no ABS and brakes SUCK.Pwr
Ant.broke. Problems after 60+K miles
Gas saver. Body style not bad! I had
maroon w/dark tint. It looked great/I
always used prem.gas and it ran much
better.Otherwise it was a slug w/pass.
Driving alone not that bad!
A great college car for me until I
recently plowed a deer and totalled
the car and deer. Great for carrying
4-5 people with ample space. Nice
pick up and smooth metal brakes.
Lasted through many long hauls across
the Nevada desert without the
transmission problems that my 2000 626
interior, sporty look, trunk space,
and backseat room for adults
Bad fan belt and spark plugs, junky cd
player that quits after 70,000.