We bought this car three months ago in
May 2003 with 28K miles. Obviously I
have only driven it for three months
but 5K miles have been put on. I like
the design of the car, the interior
space and winter performance were the
selling points for me. The seats are
comfy, the manual shifts nice. The
clutch is alright, not great and has
some shake, but no big deal. Brakes
are a little mushy compared to what I
am used to. Stereo is nice for a stock
unit and the headlights and foglights
are killer for seeing through the
darkest roads. I don't have any wind
noise and I have the full rack on top.
Interior room. Safety. Reliability.
All-weather comfort. Car really handles
well for a taller vehicle.....very
surprising, no body sway for quick
As usual more power. A Turbo 4 would
be nice. Something still available
under $28k with closer to 200 HP
without blowing huge coin for the
6....$33K is stiff for a soft 6.
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