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Pros: Bose Sound System will rock you more than any pot hole or even the worst railroad crossing.
Cons: Polished Aluminum Wheels are nice, Come on GM - Go CHROME
Advice: Test every SUV out there: The Envoy will surely rank on the top of oyur list.Purchased '02 SLT used with 46,000 miles 6 months ago. After 7,000 enjoyable - troublefree miles, I'm every bit as estsatic about the Envoy as the day I drove it off the dealers lot. Acceleration, Smooth Ride, Confidence in all weather conditions, Visability, Comfort, and Saftey Features Galore: all in an attractive package. I've read all the consumer reviews on all the sites, in my brief period of ownership, I have experienced none of the common problems that seem to be associated with the early '02s'. For all the ' Whiners ' out there, Sorry, Guess I got a Good one, and you didn't. Excellent vehicle ! Best ever owned.
Pros: Handles great has engine power to go up mountain with ease
Cons: Gas mileage - not as bad as some SUVs
Advice: Great auto but will not get the greatest in gas mileageCar handles great even in winds. Has fantastic visibility while driving. Love to drive car on highway.
Pros: Seating, handling, smooth ride, ergonomics,
Cons: noisy sunroof when open, noisy wipers, wind noise over 60, difficult to operate and quirky memory seat/mirror pre-set system
Advice: If you want a truck ride and hadling don't consider the ENVOY, for the rest of us, WOW. No better ride, comfort, and handling anywhere within $10,000 of the top of the line ENVOY.Superb ride, great utility, ease of driving, no problems in three years of ownership, outstanding off-road capability with locking differentials. The car glides on any road leaving the bumps well below the passenger cabin. The car is very quiet inside below 50. You fee like you're driving a luxury sedan not a very capable off-road/utlity vehicle.
Pros: Loves to be driven between 70 - 80 mph
Cons: Gas tank too small
Advice: Owned an Explorer and I must say you feel a lot safer in this carThe only problem I had is a sensor on 4 wd went out. The SUV handles great, looks great, and is powerful. The only complaint I have is the 18.7 gallon gas tank I think it is too small for a 3 ton vehicle. My cruising range is less than 300 miles as is shown on the information center. I would have liked it close to 400 miles. You get the feeling of being safe in this SUV I have owned a Ford Explorer previous to this and would never go back to the Explorer. I had nothing but trouble with the Explorer, transmission and rear end going out just over 40,000 miles.
Cons: Gas mileage
Advice: Test drive and talk to other Envoy ownersI have owned my 2002 Envoy since 6/2001. I had a Jimmy before the Envoy. What a delightful change from the 'truck' ride to a passenger vehicle ride. Two of my friends also have purchased Envoys based on my satisfaction with it. They also are satisfied and between the three of us we have put over 100,000 miles on the vehicles with no problems. We are doing regular maintenance with oil changes and tire rotations. It definitely deserves to be labelled Motor Trends SUV of the year!!
Cons: I feel it was priced too high
Advice: DON'T BUY DON'T BE FOOLED BY THE APPEARANCE QUALITY IS WHAT THIS CAR LACKSI purchased my 2002 Envoy in July 02, since my purchase the car has lost power while driving once, and failed to start no power at least 4 times. The car also makes a constant squeaking sound. My car has been in the shop 4 times and each time I get a different diagnosis of my car problem.While this car is nice to look at and the interior has a nice style, I am very disappointed with my vehicle and the service I have recieved from the dealership. This is the last GMC I will ever purchase.
Advice: Don't ever buy a GM vehicle.I have owned my vehicle for 8 months, and it has been in the shop over 10 different times and counting. I have had problems with the vehicle since the first month of purchase. The engine light kept coming on until they finally replaced the gas tank and fuel line, the front wheels grinding when making a u-turn, door squeeking, dash gages failing, and now the power steering rack and pinion is leaking--on order to be replaced. Gas mileage is bad, and engine sounds rough, and wind noise is only tolerable if the stereo is up loud enough to drown it out. Not to mention after driving for an hour or so with a CD in, you could fry an egg on the control panel! Don't try contacting GMC customer service for help. They don't. The dealer? Forget it. My only hope for justice is through the LEMON LAW, which you may already know it's almost impossible to win a case against the manufacturer. I have never been more dissatisified with a new vehicle, and will return to HONDA as soon as I can get out of this lemon! I wish the PILOT had been available before I purchased the Envoy, the so-called SUV of the year by Motor Trend.