1995 Chevrolet Cavalier Coupe 2.2 from North America
A big hassle and not worth the price
Where do I begin? The head gasket blew at 24,000 and again at 70,000 and yet again at 115,000.
The water pump went at 100,000.
I've replaced the brakes twice.
The interior trim has fallen off. The dashboard rattles and squeaks.
The flaps on both driver and passenger side seats have broken off.
The passenger side seat is temper-mental - sometimes it will slide forward and sometimes you have to fight with it to slide forward.
The front marker light leaks and it blows the light bulb constantly.
The elastic strap on the visors have stretched so they are unusable.
The driver side floor mat curls up under the gas pedal - only annoying when you want to press the gas pedal. I have replaced them several times with mats from the dealer and they all do it.
I loved the idea of the Cavalier, but the constant need to service big ticket items is annoying. If GM does not warranty the head gasket this time then I will never buy another Chevrolet vehicle again. I still may take this to arbitration under the lemon law.
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? No
Review Date: 9th October, 2002
7th Jul 2004, 10:05
If your leaking Anti-Freeze, you have a cracked head gasket or head on your engine. It needs to be fixed, believe me. Anti Freeze can leak down to other components (ie. the starter) and will result in more repairs.