Sound, Reliable, Excellent
Nothing that wasn't wrong when I purchased it approx 2 months ago for $450, yes that's $450. It has a gas leak, but still gets a satisfying 30-34mpg anyways. Also, could use a tie rod and the right side light assembly is loose and needs fix for inspection sticker. All in all I'm looking at about $300 in repairs, but I haven't done any of them and it still runs well. Coolant reserve down slightly, but not major and engine always runs almost too cool rather than too hot, even in 85 degree heat!
I believe this car to be a sound investment for anyone for around a grand or less. Its not very safe, but not a total can either. I'm happy with it, thrilled actually, considering the ford taurus lemon I had before this. It performs best on 93 octane gas and I make sure it gets it, I made the mistake of forgetting and it let me know! It will take it about an extra 2 seconds to speed up from each gear level without it. I don't know if its due to gas, but it's an awful coincidence if it isn't. Anyways this is a car rivaled to the Camry in quality, I believe. One of Mitsus triumphs.
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes
Review Date: 19th June, 2003