I bought this car back in 1996, and I have never had any problems with it! It served as a family (of 4 kids) car, and even with that destruction, it has survived, and it's still amazing! Of course we had a few problems throughout the years, but we never put more than $200 into it.
This van has been past around our family since one of our family members bought it new in 96. Original everything. Cruise still works. All the amenities stiill function. Best vehicle I ever owned. Replaced normal wear items that is all. Great in snow.
While it is not the prettiest car on the road, it is the most reliable car I have ever had the pleasure of driving. Purchasing this car 6 years ago was a very sound investment. My wife and I have taken scores of trips from Virginia to NY and Pennsylvania and it has never let us down. The tires lasted 50,000 miles while the brakes lasted 70,000 miles. Most everything in the car is indestructible.
We bought the van used with 37K miles in 1998. Have been driving it for 6 years and it is still running strong. Van has been very reliable despite a few problems. Problems include door locks locking automatically, rear air blower went out, and oxygen sensor had to be replaced. It has lots of interior room and is flexible despite the middle seat being difficult to remove (rear seat slides up to create extra trunk space).