This generation also offered a revised 1. If you are on a tight budget and you need a set of dependable wheels, theMetro, along with various Kia and Hyundai models, should be. The New York Times, The Lede, June 10, 2008, Mike Nizza. Just keep it maintained and it will run faithfully. In Cost of ownership it doesnt use alot of gas like other cars and it has a good motor. Other features include: Manual Transmission. The Starter early 2010 water pump fall 2009 , hatch-back shocks sum 2010.
It's saved us thousands on gas mileage with much lower insurance and no computers to go screwy you can still pop the clutch on this baby. This small sedan - a staple of airport rental car fleets - isn't a bad car,but the low sticker price means you don't get much in the way of refinement oraccessories. It evolved with the Cultus and its siblings over 13 years, three generations and four body styles: three-door , four-door , five-door and two-door —and was ultimately replaced in the General Motors lineup by a family of vehicles based on the. Now approaching 11 years and over 125,000 miles, I'm just starting to replace some original parts as they break. London Free Press, Norman De Bono, May 16, 2008.
Comes with 1-year, unlimited-mileage warranty, this axle assembly is available at a much lower price! DoorsFilter selectedDoorsList, null ; doorsFilter. Convenience Features Passenger door bin Front beverage holders Passenger vanity mirror Driver door bin Seats and Trim Max seating capacity : 4 Rear seats : bench Front seats : bucket Specs and Dimensions Engine. Forget about cruise control, power windows, mirrors and door locks. The sedan and coupe chassis were 20% and 5% stiffer respectively than the previous generation 5-door and coupe Metros, and at the time of its introduction, the Metro was the smallest car in the world to meet the impending 1997 North American side impact standards. It does have a nice clean basic interior.
This generation featured a coefficient of drag of 0. This carisn't about coddling the driver and passengers. Replace your damaged stock mirrors now! They can be installed easily using factory mounting points. The lack of advanced features means it is pretty easy for anyone to work on without alot of experience. SellerTypeFilter selectedSellerTypeList, null ; sellerTypeFilter. SeatingFilter selectedSeatingList, null ; seatingFilter. Archived from on July 3, 2005.
The hatchback body configuration featured a three-inch lower liftover height compared to the previous generation model. SinceLastVisitFilter false, 1557154166365 ; listingsSearchManager. ColorFilter selectedColorList, 'exteriorColorFilter', 'exteriorColorName', 'Color', 'colors', null ; colorFilter. . For more information please call the office. Thus this version was never sold as a Cultus, which was replaced by the in Japan. Its twins, Pontiac Firefly and Suzuki Swift featured the same redesign.
InstalledOptionsFilter selectedInstalledOptionIdList, installedOptionIdToLabelMap, possiblyDroppedOptionsMap ; installedOptionsFilter. In 1989, it debuted and replaced the Chevrolet Sprint in the United States. BodyTypeFilter selectedBodyTypeGroupIdList, bodyTypeGroupIdToNameMap, null ; bodyTypeFilter. Maintnence is cheap and the parts are pretty easy to find. The revised sedan was also introduced in the United States, replacing the 5-door hatchback.
TransmissionFilter selectedTransmissionList, transmissionTemplate ; } listingsSearchManager. I did replace the trans a year ago, but I can't speak for the driving habits of the driver that had it before me. This is the vehicle for you if you're looking to get great gas mileage on your way to work! From 1985 through 1989, Cultus-derived models sold in North America—under the nameplates Suzuki Forsa, Suzuki Swift, Chevrolet Sprint, Geo Metro and Pontiac Firefly—were sourced from Suzuki's facilities in Japan. Electronic ignition replaced the distributor, and replaced the. The vehicle is often used as a test-bed to field various fuel efficiency technology, such as the 2007 university based. The battery pack consists of 13 Group 27 Decca Dominator Sealed Gel Lead Acid modules.
Best little car of its class. Canadian models continued with the Chevrolet Sprint and Pontiac Firefly nameplates, while the second generation Suzuki Swift replaced the Forsa nameplate. NewUsedFilter selectedNewUsedList, null ; newUsedFilter. You will definatly get your moneys worth with this car. Getused to large expanses of hard plastic on the dash and on the doors. I have had mine for about 3 years now and it has been as reliable as a new car. Mercury News, Linda Goldston, May 20, 2008.
The vehicle finished third overall behind the Insight and Prius. Safety equipment includes: Passenger Airbag, Daytime running lights. I have the 3 cyl 1. DealRatingFilter selectedRatingList, null ; ratingFilter. You can't go wrong with Kool Vue Mirrors! The Suzuki Swift was replaced by the hatchback in 2002, although the Aerio also replaced the.
Having a dependable car is the main thing I care about, which is why I absolutley love the metro. The cargo space actually fits a amazing amount of stuff when you fold the back seats. It is fun to drive. At the time this generation was introduced, 41 percent of Metro buyers were first-car buyers, 62 percent of the buyers were female, and the median age of a Metro buyer was 37. Wards Auto World, December 1, 1998.