I needed a car with good gas mileage,is
reliable and less than 10k. I prefer
cars with some personality and some
performance. I installed
a set of progressive lowering springs
(about 1.2 inches) What a difference
and with little compromise to ride
quality. Threw in a K&N filter. Well
worth 30 some bucks for a couple hp,
cooler growl from the motor and
improved throttle response. Upgrade to
some 215/55/16 all season tires and
this car is now looks better handles
and brakes better and sounds better on
throttle. All for about $1500 bucks.
TRD offers a supercharger for about
$3500 installed. This car now becomes
V6 gas mileage actually as good,
sometimes better than 4cyl. Unsurpassed
transmission and engine combination.
Smooth, quiet, comfortable. Everything
surrounding the driver is where it
belongs. Moon roof, 6
spkr cd system. Best pick for safety in
98- side air bags where available.
A little more lateral seat support. No
external antenna- reception can be sub-
par. Radio preset buttons are loose
and could fall off. Far what this car
was intended to do, it is nearly
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