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Cons: so far nothing bad about it
Advice: Drive it and Buy itA fun car to drive and very efficient. Looks are outstanding.
Pros: The overall design of the car screams 'come drive me'
Cons: Can't use driving lights with parking lights on only.
Advice: All models of the Galant are great, I would pay for the V6 though.The Galant V6 LS is a simply amazing car. It looks sporty but classy. Equipped with the V6 and 195hp, this car is smoothe quiet, grips the road and has power to spare on the highway if you need it.
Pros: Memory seats
Cons: Can't think of anything
Advice: Take advantage of the 0 0 0 if you can. You can refinance after the free year is up!My wife decided she wanted something more in the line of a luxury car. We looked at everything from Volkswagen to BMW. She kept getting sticker shock. When we found the Diamante, we found the perfect marriage between price and luxury. This car is a dream to drive. It levels out the road extremly well. On our test drive I hit every bump and hole I could find. I was amazed how smooth the ride was. It also handles very well, holding the road on corners and very responsive for a larger car. Pleanty of leg and head room also. I am 6'4' tall and I fit in this car comfortably. My wife and I own a DJ business and have a rather discerning ear for sound. I was very impressed with the stereo system. Rich and full sound. The seats are comfortable and have every adjustment you could want. I love the memory on the driver seat also. My wife was always yelling that it took forever for her to get her seat back to where she liked it after I drove her car. Not anymore. We just hit a button and it's back to her settings. The all weather package is great. Heated seats and mirrors are fantastic. No scrapping after an ice strom. And it should be a law that if you have leather seats you should have heated seats! Just a fantastic car! When it's time to unload my Durango, we will have 2 Diamanties.
Pros: headlights that turn off all by themselves, I haven't touched the headlight switch in months
Cons: they messed it up for the 2002 year, it looked better with the chrome grill and front facia of the 1999-2001 model years
Advice: fuel mileage is only an average of 1 mpg difference for the V6, so get it. Cloth seats wear quicker than normal, go with leather. Highly recommended though.Mine is actually a 2000 model year Galant ES with the 4 cyl, but the only difference from the 2002's is the front trim and the headlight/taillights. So far the car has held up very well, but I did score it down one point for performance because the 4 cyl/15 inch wheel combo is better suited to mild mannered family types, even though it is peppy enough. I rated quality down one point because the front brake rotors aren't as durable as they should be, and the front seats in mine are already wearing down pretty ugly, with only 40k miles (shoulda got leather). Otherwise, I love the car, my friends all think I'm rich, especially with the BMW-esque styling.
Pros: Sound System/Steering wheel-mounted audio controls
Cons: Seat height does not go up high enough.
Advice: Test drive it!I love my new Diamante LS!!!! I was hesitant to buy it because of it's perceived non-popularity, but once I test drove it, I was convinced that it was the car for me. I also got more than my money's worth. I was also impressed with it's safety features (crumble zones ans steel bars), which are very important to me.
Pros: I love the exterior looks. Sporty.
Cons: The driver's seat has a knob to raise or lower the seat and you can feel it when sitting in the seat.
Advice: I would advise them to buy one if they want a nice, dependable car.The drive is smooth. Good power for a 4 cyl.
Pros: I liked the Dover White Pearl color...it's different than other cars out there
Cons: Only wish I had got the moonroof option
Advice: If you are someone with credit concerns - go to them. They can get you an interest that is unheard ofI was very happy with this car after having looked at the Camry and the Sonata also. And Mitsubishi is great with customers with previous dings on their credit. I was treated humanly and they wanted my business unlike the other dealerships that I went to.