Good city car for BIG people, but gutless on highway when overtaking or going up hill with airconditioner on. (automatic) Very reliable, easy to manoevre, but is set a little too low.
As a BIG person this small car is ideal. Plenty of room in the front. Ideal as a single person car. Fuel is economical and I drive around 500km per week.
No power when overtaking. Quite dangerous in fact. The Airconditioner bolts (assembly to the fan) have come loose twice and lost completely once. As this fan also drive the power steering it was quite dangerous. Can't hear the radio on the highway with the roadnoise. Red paint fades badly even after protective coat.
Good troublefree motoring, but very gutless. very basic could probrably get more bells and whistles on Korean cars for less $.
2001 Auto model with Air and Power steeringNow have 88,000kms used for city commutingLow fuel consumptionTroublefree motoringInexpensive servicing and insuranceplenty of room in front for a tall male
very very basic (instrumentation, no electric windows)Very very gutless, lack of acceleration can be quite dangerous.Red colour has faded badly even with paint protection and always being garaged at home/office.
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I do mine every 100,000 km - also change all the other belts and check water pump for leaks while doing the timing belt. replacing a leaky pump works out cheaper if done during the timing belt replacement.
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|Category||Cars and Hatchbacks|
|Transmission||Automatic and Manual|
|Drive Type||Front Wheel Drive (FWD)|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||50 L|
|Engine||4 Cylinder 1.5L|
|Max Power||69kW @ 5500rpm|
|Max Torque||126Nm @ 3000rpm|
|Country of Manufacture||Japan|
|Manufacturer Warranty||5 year(s)|
|Release date||Jan 1996|
|Discontinuation date||Dec 2003|
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