A very trustworthy car. In the 12 years since I bought it, only typical
maintainance had to be performed (brakes, oil, etc).
It is a lot of fun to drive too. The 2.2L engine easily roars to life.
Until I got used to the quietness, the biggest problem I had was to
stay within legal speed limits. This car _loves_ to go fast.
The power sun roof is wonderfully designed: by raising the back side only,
it provides for great ventilation without a lot of highway noise. And when
the sun roof is fully opened, it allows for a wonderful evening drive under
The headlights are particularly cute. They look like little ears.
The dashboard design is very clean and easy to look at. All the
instruments are easy to read.
And the AC vent under the tilt wheel is a very enjoyable feature on hot
summer days. :-)
Although the trunk is reasonably big for a car this size, the trunk opening
is rather small so some big items that would fit in the trunk by volume will
not get past the trunk opening.
I wouldn't change anything else on this car.
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