They don't make 'em like this anymore..
A couple of electrical failures - one electric window doesn't work, and the electric mirror and electric aerial have also failed. Not unexpected in a car of this age.
Had to hunt around a while to find a nice one, but believe me the build quality of these cars is exceptional. This 16 year old 160k model does not have a single squeak or rattle.
Comfortable to drive, and still looks great in bright, unmarked white.
Being a 1.8 litre auto, the performance is modest, but that kind of misses the point - these cars were designed with cruising in mind.
One really pleasantly surprising aspect of this car is the way it handles - turns in really sharp and tidily - a definite bonus, and I can see why the powerful EVO models are so sought after.
When I consider that this only cost me the equivalent of a 8-10 year old Holden to buy, I think it has been money very well spent.
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes
Review Date: 9th July, 2007