by Darra on Apr 19, 2008 Vehicle: 1994 Oldsmobile Achieva S 2dr Coupe
This was my first car. The person who had it before me took very good care of it and when I got it, it was really clean. He had installed a nice stereo system in it so it didn't feel like I was driving an old car. I never had any problems out of it. It was a very smooth ride and all around decent car. We only paid about 1200 bucks for it back in 02. Got more than our money's worth out of it.
by Chrissy on Sep 21, 2006 Vehicle: 1994 Oldsmobile Achieva S 2dr Coupe
I bought my 1994 Olds Achieva in 2002 from my boss (who was the original owner). At the time it had 120,000 miles, it now has 166,000 miles. It is great on gas however I have had several major problems with the engine and minor problems with the interior. Every time I got off the freeway my car would stall. There are only three of the four cylinders working. My gas gage is broken. My rear brakes clunk every morning. There is major exhaust leak, which gives headaches to passengers. The driver's side window does not work, it must be pulled up with two hands. The interior is poor, several things have fallen off (speaker, vents, ashtray...and more). I do like the good gas milleage and the fact that it was cheap though.
by tony maclin on Feb 23, 2005 Vehicle: 1994 Oldsmobile Achieva S 2dr Coupe
I have had no major mechanical problems with the car - front brakes get replaced every 30,000 miles or so, rears very infrequently. Still gets about 27 mpg mixed with the V6. Replaced parts include new radiator, A/C compressor and related, alternator, and front struts.
by Still Runnin' on Oct 8, 2004 Vehicle: 1994 Oldsmobile Achieva S 2dr Coupe
I bought my car in '96 with 14,000 miles on it
and just hit 100,000 miles this month!
Honestly, besides having to spend a couple
of dollars here and there for broken plastic
pieces of the interior and a new
transmission three years ago, this car has
treated me right! It is still running well and
I've been very lucky!
by rcfan111 on Dec 5, 2003 Vehicle: 1994 Oldsmobile Achieva SC 2dr Coupe
I bought mine with 59000 miles on it,
it now has 127000. It has only let me
down once, when the water pump let
go. This car goes anywhere I want, is
a joy to drive, and a generally great
auto. I had an alternator go in
Pittsburgh, I live about 100 miles
away. I put in a new battery and
drove all the way home on it.
by Autumn on Jan 2, 2003 Vehicle: 1994 Oldsmobile Achieva S 2dr Coupe
My mother drove my Achieva from 1994
until she gave it to me in 1998 with
no problems. It had about 48,000
miles on it. The only 2 problems I
have had are the power windows and
having to change the breaks about
twice a year. Other than that
everything else on this car has been
great. In the past 4 years I have ran
the mileage up to 157,700, and at this
point the engine head has cracked and
I can't afford to fix it, so it's time
to find another car.
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