Nice looking car, and test drove well. But, we've spent more on repairs than
we spent on the car, in only 4 months. We spun a bearing within 24 hours
of purchase, requiring engine replacement. I've learned this is a common
problem at about 100,000 miles. We also replaced the passenger window
motor, antenna motor, clutch, and rebuilt CV joints, among other things.
The glove box is loose. The center console lid won't latch. The sun visors
won't stay up, requiring an uncomfortable seat position to keep from hitting
your head against it. I always hear how Japanese build quality is so much
better than U.S., but I'll take my 89 Mustang over this car any day in any
Get a VR4 with recently rebuilt engine, so you don't have to do it yourself.
Performance of the base model/SL is only fair by today's standards.
Needs a better seating position.