Do not buy anything that carries Daewoo as its brand name
The alternator had to be replaced completely shortly after the warranty had expired. Daewoo declined to pick up at least part of the tab.
The condenser of the air conditioner leaked and had to be replaced.
The windshield wiper motor burnt and had to be replaced.
The central locking system and the power windows have been repaired several times; the electric cables broke at places you would never expect to be possible.
The muffler had to be replaced after only two years.
The electric heater for the driver's seat had to be replaced under the guarantee.
In my former Espero (damaged by an accident after only 20000 kms), the fuel gauge had to be replaced under the guarantee.
The Espero is a sluggish, unreliable and depressing car. The European version of it was built in Poland by FSO, using blue-prints of Opel's (=GMC) first version of the Vectra. I was attracted by its good value and because I thought that I was about to buy a model that had proved to be reliable in every-day-use.
I was completely mistaken.
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? No
Review Date: 17th October, 2001