Best car I've ever owned. It's gone almost 200,000 miles with only a few problems. Nothing major until 150K when transmission went out. Around 178K the fuel pump went, and at around 190K the alternator died. That's really about it. The engine now has some blow-by issues (Mitsubishi 3.0L) through the valve train, and am thinking about trading the car in, but I'm having trouble finding one on the used lots that drives as well as this one does. I may just fix it and keep on trucking! Even with this issue, I wouldn't hesitate to take it on a long trip, as long as I had some oil in the back. No reason to buy imports when domestics are just this good.
Seating for 7, cargo space when empty. Decent power from 3.0L/3 speed transmission combo. Reliable and safe.
Typical minivan styling (hey, you don't buy these things for looks, do you?), difficult to take bench seats out (this design predates the roller seats, much less the new stowing seats). Very large turning radius for a car that is shorter than a full size sedan.
Great room. With the seats removed fits
a full sized refrigerator and the hatch
closes. With all seats carries 7
people. Excellent ac. Radio is finicky
eith chryslers, you have to leave it on
or it is hard to turn on after 60000
miles. I had a head gasket replaced at
32000 (? a fluke) now has 135000 and
runs as strong as when brand new.
car- like handling
cheap to keep
More low end grunt
Better quality chip resistance in
vulnerable areas (but the van does not
On demand turbo for the 2.5
Excellent vehicle, mine has over
155,000 miles and it still runs like
the day it was built. Surprising fuel
mileage for its size. Good for those
who want a safe, reliable vehicle.
Excellent performance in snow.
Cruise Control, Infinity II sound,
Independant rear suspention,
Turbocharger on 2.5L models, wider
tires, standard transmission, larger
fuel tank 20gal/
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