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best vechile ever
Pros: you can move the passanger set down or up.
Cons: nothingi love the room in it,and very comfortable car.
Pros: keyless starter
Cons: Engine Light
Advice: If you have a crack on the exhaust because the engine light will stay on and you can not use the keyless starter./rides is very good. Gas mileage is also good on lng trips. 30 mpg or better The best I have done is 33mpg
Pros: steareo six disc cd changer
Cons: all the problems i had from day 1
Advice: dont buy this year malibuwell being that the deal went so fast i didnt get ot test drive the car i just viewed it and bought it because dealership was about to close so i just went on apearance being that it was still under factory warranty. big mistake the next day i smelled something burning and it had a leak in the radiator so it was back in the dealer ship the next day for one week.after the that the brakes went bad they busted when i pressed on them and then at times the vehicle would not start. out of a year of having this vehicle ive been in loaner cars most of the time they could not find the problem finally after one year it took another dealership to fix the problem now it seems like the brakes need to be replaced again.and the sunvisor mirror does not work.this has been a real headache the car has been reposessed for some reason im not to upset about that my credit yeah but do i miss the car heck no that car was nothing but trouble from the beginning and im pretty sure that that wasnt goin to be the end
Cons: The ride
Advice: Stay awayIn driving this car I found it to be uncomfortable, poorly designed, and not a car that I would recommend to anyone. I know someone that owns this car and has had the steering column go out on it 3 times, the steering shaft having to be replaced after these among other issues. This is one of the worst cars I have ever been around. I have had used cars, older models that have felt much more comfortable and have not had near the amount of problems this car has. This isn't the only person I know that has this car and is very unhappy with it.
Pros: Adjustable up and down seat for short people who want a nice car!!!!
Cons: Nothing.....I love this car....everything is superb!! Great price too!!
Advice: Buy it, you will love it....there is nothing you won't love about this.I test drove this car and I knew it was mine! Being less than 5 feet tall makes seeing over the steering wheel hard but with the adjustable seat I can see. Plus it had the telescopic steering wheel!!! LOVE IT!!!
Cons: I wish I would have bought an LS
Advice: Buy itI love this car. I had a Ford Explorer prior to purchasing this car (I loved my Explorer, too) The only reason I decided to buy a car was due to rising gas prices. I was very nervous going from my SUV to a car due to space and driving features. This car is very roomy for a sedan and handles GREAT in the snow. I live in Northwestern, PA and this car did not spin one time in the 6-8 inches of snow we averaged. I don't miss my 4x4 at all. Not to mention the gas mileage is exceptional. I live in a very rural area and I am averaging 28-30 MPG. On the Highway, this car gets about 33-34. VERY SATISFIED!!!
Pros: CD Player and Automatic Exterior Lights
Cons: No dipstick for transmission, sealed for life doesn't mean it can't leak.
Advice: Test drive from cold, several other vehicles I test drove made wierd noises when cold.Quite responsive for a small engine with auto transmission. Nice quite ride at 70MPH, noisier getting there. It's a pleasure to drive. Good CD Player for budget car, Automatic lights (come on in dark) is a great feature. Commuter driving gets 30MPG so it is very economical. Decent size fuel tank giving great range. Good brakes. Maintenance schedule very economical. Wipers have great controls once you get to know their features. Cruise control 'on light' difficult to see in bright sun and is distracting at night. Would be better off without light. No under hood light. Engine dipstick difficult to replace using one hand.