Looks great, but has its faults
At every warranty of fitness a different front suspension part has had to be replaced. Every warranty has cost $300-$800 in suspension repairs.
Front suspension bushes replaced
Front ball joints replaced.
Front sway bar bushes replaced.
Cam belts are very expensive $850 fitted.
The hydraulic tappets have been faulty since 100,000 Klm's.
It uses large amounts of oil! 1ltr per 1000 Klm's (the valve guide seals are shot)
The car has fantastic traction even on wet grass. After owning other large front wheel drive cars, The road holding and traction of the 4WD is fantastic.
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes
Review Date: 2nd December, 2003