Climate controls are mercifully simple. Very difficult trying to find a old basic car for my elderly father, one with age in good condition and reliable, a huge thankyou to alex motors they was amazing!!! Anti-lock brakes might be the best value in there. It is very reliable, and can haul an amazing amount of stuff with one or both back seats folded or removed. With the rear seat up, 29. I will be heartbroken to say goodbye to this car, but with ageing parents long distances away I need to know that my car is gonna always be ok. Strap-like, body-colored handles adorn the four side doors.
Boe also introduced more local automotive columnists into the pages of the sections, all of whom were seasoned members of the well respected Midwest Automotive Media Association. My wife almost cried - it's the car she drives. Great in all types of weather , really grips the road. It's really disturbing, and I feel I should be refunded, but I won't kick up dust. Access and loading are very easy. Without having a spare O2 sensor or cat converter to swap out to confirm.
The seating position feels confidently high and offers excellent visibility forward, although the spare tire intrudes into the view out the rear window. Several items can be grouped in packages. The diagnostic check shows catalytic converter but it is not the problem. Dealership problems - I understand that the vehicle was only in my possession for 4 or 5 months before it blew up on me, and that the previous owner probably neglected the car and did not service it on time or at all, and the reason for the engine blowing up was not the dealership's fault. It's 4-speed auto transmission is smooth, and is mated to a pretty peppy motor.
It is brilliant in snow and ice, on hills and rough roads. By day, the gauges are a sort of metallic off-white, and by night they glow sort of orange. Power mirrors regulate from a dashboard square at the far left side of the dashboard. Low gas mileage and the capacity is greater than it appears, you will be surprised how much you can fit. Even General Motors retweaked the long-running Tracker, now sold through Chevrolet. Primary Use: Commuting to work Great Car — its simple and real.
It's All Good — Nice tight turning radius. This makes it responsive and pleasant around town. The final drive ratio of this vehicle is 3. There's still no V6, but the 2. There is only one engine, which was new for 2001: an all-aluminum, 16-valve, dohc inline four-cylinder with variable valve timing, displacing 2. So, I am careful to not top-off when I fill the tank.
I almost got rear ended by a tractor trailer. When small, fuel-efficient cars were vogue in the 1970s, General Motors and Ford counted on Vegas and Pintos to pull them through. The product quickly grew into one of the largest weekend sections in the paper thanks to his locally-written auto reviews, the introduction of a local automotive question-and-answer column, a new colorful format and news happenings from Chicago area new-car dealerships. Finally, the brakes, which are plenty big enough for the weight, with 10. Upgraded five-spoke, aluminum alloy wheels are extra.
I'm expecting to loose money on this car as the garage have said they cant just take it back. That should let you get to 60 mph in about 10 seconds, still pokey but not unsafe. Our test-drive four-wheel-drive edition with automatic transmission generated 23 miles per gallon in city driving and 27 m. Faults: Gearbox - Really badly built gearbox from Toyota, and they knew they were faulty from the start when first sold. Over Winter it leaked out again so had it checked out. Model year 2002 Year of manufacture 2002 First year of ownership 2012 Most recent year of ownership 2013 Engine and transmission 2.
In the rear as in the front are two cupholders and one power outlet. But they quickly escalate when adding options. Front seats are new and fit very nicely, and our gray leather with dimpled black trim was classy. Very nice looking car though, and good height on the road and not too much roll. The ventilation system utilizes three, easy-to-grab dials regulating temperature, fan speed and direction. I hate it when you get a price worked out and then, when your all hooked, they then add the dealer cost.
For the price I paid for these cars I expect and demand better! I recommend any Rav 4! There's still no V6, but the 2. Like the previous reviewer I am struggling to find something as practical, low for my dog to jump into and just fabulous amounts of space but not a massive car. Fuel mileage in mid 20's max. We took the vehicle to the garage. The mechanic spent many hours trying to find the small evaporation leak, but could not. Body doesn't have an ounce of rust!! Unless otherwise indicated, specifications refer to test vehicle. My steering locked up and my brakes weren't working correctly.
Throughout its short history front-wheel, two-wheel drive versions have been offered as well as four-wheel drive versions. Love the size, economy, utility, and reliability of this car. This number, however, reflects a rather stripped-down version. Took the vehicle to a mechanic, and he basically said if you can't find another gearbox, then the car is pretty much useless, as cost of repairs to the gearbox were through the roof. Not much changes in the 2002 model year with the exception of more exterior color choices.