I wanted a vehicle that was 4wd, got reasonable fuel ecomomy, could tow behind motor home, ample power, reliable, hunt in, drive across the USA w/o being beat to death, had plenty of headroom. This fit the bill. I have replaced the clutch, front wheel bearings, fan cooling clutch, reworked brakes, and replaced ignition coils. At 144000 mi. and 12 yrs. going strong!
I bought this relatively high mileage
(over 100k in 2000) sidekick for use
at my second home in the NC mountains.
None of my other vehicles have four
wheel drive, so I needed a cheap and
reliable vehicle to drive in the
winter. This thing is anemic in normal
driving, but for its low price and
winter-driving ability, it can't be
Reliability, performance in winter
You call that an engine, and I
recommend replacing the ergonomic
nightmare that is the factory stereo