An icon of reliability
The alternator gave up at 190000km and was replaced with a used one for a total cost of $120.
Clutch plate started showing slippage and it got worse so it was replaced with a new one for a total cost of $250.
The car chassis was so rusty to work with, so changing the clutch caused a series of broken-leaking pipes and lines.
Speedometer cable broke from rust.
Leaking brake fluid line due to rust.
Broken coolant pipe due to rust.
Leaking gasoline line also due to rust.
All were replaced for a total cost of $250.
Mechanically, this car is an icon of reliability. The engine was never touched.
This car has a well laid and designed interior, with very comfortable seats.
Interior has proven to be of an excellent grade by retaining its quality despite the car's age.
Performance is adequate all around and gas consumption is surprisingly low.
Excellent family car if you can find one that survived Canada's harsh winters.
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes
Review Date: 26th April, 2002