1986 AMC Eagle Review from North America

1986 AMC Eagle 4.2 Litre Gasoline

Year of manufacture1986
First year of ownership2001
Most recent year of ownership2002
Engine and transmission 4.2 Litre Gasoline Automatic
Performance marks 10 / 10
Reliability marks 10 / 10
Comfort marks 10 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 1 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
7.8 / 10
Distance when acquired90500 miles
Most recent distance94000 miles


The best car you could buy for the money


The catalytic convertor was replaced.

The carburetor was replaced.

The fuel filter was replaced.

The fuel pump died & was replaced.

The vacuum lines for the four wheel drive were bad & were replaced.

The tires were replaced as they had dry-rotted.

The headlights were replaced.

The throttle was fixed.

General Comments:

The car's seats are very comfortable, since they are always is a slight reclining position.

The car has a good bit of power.

The four wheel drive system is unbeatable.

The car sits up high enough that I scare small trucks & old people.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 18th July, 2002

Average review marks: 7.8 / 10, based on 1 review