I have owned this car for 5 years now and have no complaints about it. Obviously its not a sports car and should be driven as such. Its great for normal everyday commute and use. We drove it New York twoce in three years with no problems at all. The interior and exterior are holding up better than i expected and I have never had to use the warranty. Normal service and TLC does it. Very reliable, very down to earth, and extremely easy on the pocket.
Almost zero maintenance. Good Cruise Control. Shiny paint hasnt dulled one bit.
Cup holders could be better placed. No vanity mirror on the visor.
... was a little nervous buying one. I bought this car 11 mos. ago w/72000 miles on it. It now has 83000. I have had to replace front brakes/rotors, Tires, and Battery. I do a lot of up and down hill climbing and wanted to start with new rotors and brakes, Tires I nknew about when I bought it, and the Battery was originaland 5 yrs old. All regular maintenance in my opinion. I am 6'2" and 260lbs, and feel comfortable behind the wheel.
Fun zippy little car. Great gas milage (Mostly backroads) and 33 mpg. Good in snow.
Feels like the engine is working hard at 65+ miles an hour on the highway. Tach is 3500 rpm, and I don't like the engines sound at those speeds. But it is a 4 cyl!
Got this last year for commuting. Holds me and the kids just fine, 32mpg hwy, 27 around town. It's fun having a moonroof. Not much getup and go, but at my age, it gotup and went.....so this is a good cheap commuter car. Don't drive it like you stole it, it isn't a sports car.
Excellent experience both in city driving and nine round trips Ohio to Florida and one Ohio to Colorado. Car gets good gas mileage, uses no oil between changes, shifts smoothly (5speed), has good vision, gets good tire wear, handles well at both low and high speeds, stops straight, provides excellent driver comfort with lumbar support seat. Still have original brakes at 55000 miles, orginal exhaust system after five Ohio winters (salt, ice, snow, slush), original batter, and no rust at all. The car has been totally reliable. It has never had a operational problem.
Lumbar support driver's seat, rack and pinion steering, tight 5speed transmission, reliability, maneuverability.
Radio cassette system is terrible. Glove box interior shape is cumbersome. Speedometer cable rubs in steering column.