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1997 Eagle Talon

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Talon tsi
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By god
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1997 Eagle Talon TSi Turbo 2dr Hatchback AWD


Review

Great car fun to drive fast as anything. Easy to put engine mods on for major hp gains.


Best Features

AWD is a big help relatively short shifter


Worst Features

Electrical system


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Not Bad.
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By Paco
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1997 Eagle Talon 2dr Hatchback


Review

Most people don't like these cars, think
they are not reliable. They are
reliable, and a great platform for
upgrades, they just require a little
more maintenance then most other cars.
All in all, these cars are great, i'm a
big fan of DSM cars, and Talons have
great stlying and performance. The 420a
engine is a great platform for upgrades,
including turbo.


Best Features

Styling, Throttle response


Worst Features

Stiffer shifting.


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Best Car I've Owned
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By Stewart Gibb
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1997 Eagle Talon TSi Turbo 2dr Hatchback AWD


Review

I bought it after one drive because of
the stability of the AWD and the mid
range power. I've gotten over 30mpg
on the highway. It gets it's best
mileage at about 80.
With the leather and all the options
it is an elegant car that is always
fun to drive.


Best Features

Power available and the stable feeling when driving.


Worst Features

Infinity stereo controls should not be behind the shift knob. Spoiler should be lower, not in the middle of rear view.


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great car
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By RjH
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1997 Eagle Talon TSi Turbo 2dr Hatchback AWD


Review

This is an amazing car. Mine
crankwalked on me, but its getting fixed
because I couldn't get rid of it. This
thing is kind of heavy, and you feel it
on an autocross course. It's pretty
quick in a straight line and corners
well, but in a slalom you can feel its
weight. It is very comfortable to ride
in (3 people and luggage, 5 hours to
Ocean City, nobody complained) and gets
decent gas mileage (about 28, hwy), but
it drinks 93 octane. This is a great
car, aside from the crankwalk issue, and
I've recommended the TSi AWD or Eclipse
GSX to several people.


Best Features

The interior feels like a fighter jet, the seats are comfortable, and it has lots of whack, but it starts to lose it above 5000 RPM. This car makes people look, especially with a louder blow-off valve.


Worst Features

Build it again!


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enjoyable
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By strave
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1997 Eagle Talon ESi 2dr Hatchback


Review

for a four cylander with no turbo it is
an exceptional car


Best Features

really like the body style


Worst Features

better breaking


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