4th Dec 2006, 16:18
Wow, oversteer on a FWD car is not possible unless tuned for drifting. Which of course a Monte Carlo or any other FWD car from the factory is not. Oversteer is when the back slides out and can only occur on RWD cars. Learn your terms.
Also you recommend a Cobalt or a Mustang to stay in the GM family. Mustang is made by Ford not GM.
One more thing, the trunk is HUGE. So I have no idea what your talking about.
6th Dec 2006, 11:34
My boyfriend has a 2005 Monte Carlo LE and I have driven it numerous times. I think that it's a very nice car, but I do agree with the original poster's review about engine performance.
I have a 2003 Pontiac Grand Am with a 3.4L engine, which is the same size as my boyfriend's. I can feel the difference in pep between the two cars. But there is also a bit of difference in the size and weight of the two cars.
I never had a problem with the handling, but I know that the air conditioning is not as cold as the AC on my current Pontiac or previous Pontiac Sunbird.
The trunk is huge in my opinion, and we get very good gas mileage from the car.
27th Apr 2008, 18:36
You can't get over steer in rear-wheel drive.
I haven't been in a new car that has ice-cold A/C. Not since the 80's cars. It is a limitation of the refrigerant R134 vs the more efficient, but ozone eating R12.
24th Feb 2010, 01:58
Yea, I'm not sure you have the same car. My seat belt works how it should, my radio works how it should, it rides like a large FWD car should, and the trunk space is decent.
Only problems I've had are power steering issues and currently trans issues. I feel like it has enough power as well.
Of course I have the 3.8 instead of the 4. You should have known what you were buying dude.