I bought this car mainly because I
needed reliable transportation, and I
have not been disappointed. I bought
it new in '99 and it now has 75,000
miles. I haven't yet had any problems
with the car, other than a torn C/V
boot. I've replaced the front and rear
brakes once, and the tires twice. It's
very peppy for a 4 cyl non-turbo
engine and it has a very stable ride
on any type of road. The only
downsides that I've found so far is
the iffy gas mileage and the excessive
wind noise at highway speeds. Mostly I
can barely get over 300 miles per tank
with mixed city/highway driving, which
is around 20 MPG. Other than that,
it's been a great car.
Good stock sound system, comfortable
seats and ride, very reliable.
Reduce wind noise, increase fuel
efficiency, add trunk pop feature to
the key fob
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