Only down side to that modification is now the rear bench seat is more of a storage rack than a seat, since the front ones are only inches from it. Yes Review Date: 8th August, 2001 Faults: Purchased new tires. The comfort issue was a pretty easy fix. Year of manufacture 1998 First year of ownership 1998 Most recent year of ownership 1998 Engine and transmission 1. ColorFilter selectedColorList, 'exteriorColorFilter', 'exteriorColorName', 'Color', 'colors', null ; colorFilter. The original warranty is often broken down into multiple sections, including: Basic Warranty: Typically covers everything except for parts that wear out through normal use of the vehicle. I don't like the idea of the inlet fuel filler neck filter, I would rather it be an inline filter, but it's not hard to get to, so I don't mind it too much.
Those relegated to the rear seat would soon form an armed revolt - if they could still walk. They can be installed easily using factory mounting points. Sorry guys, that motor is to small to lug the car around with the larger size tires. General Comments: I'm 6 foot 2 inches, 265 pounds. I take weekly trips to Miami with three of my large friends in the car, and my little beauty has no problem carrying over a 1000 lbs of human load, and tools.
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. Copyright 1996— The Auto Channel. London Free Press, Norman De Bono, May 16, 2008. Production ended after model year 2001. ²Whichever comes first, from date of purchase.
The revised sedan was also introduced in the United States, replacing the 5-door hatchback. DealRatingFilter selectedRatingList, null ; ratingFilter. DoorsFilter selectedDoorsList, null ; doorsFilter. Backed by 2-year Kool Vue limited warranty. Only difference is mine is a 5 speed manual! DoorsFilter selectedDoorsList, null ; doorsFilter. However, because even the best processes can break down, we encourage you to check the recall status of any vehicle at recalls. Faults: Nothing has gone wrong with the car to date.
These models were marketed only in North America, carrying the nameplates Geo Metro later rebranded the Chevrolet Metro , Pontiac Firefly, and Suzuki Swift—and sourced only from. Although both of my girls are decades away from going off to college, this car would be perfect for them to own as a first car when they go out on their own. I work in the automotive field, so I know a good vehicle when I work on it. DealRatingFilter selectedRatingList, null ; ratingFilter. Next tip is to cut out the 2' long pre muffler and replace with a straight pipe. It produced 79 hp 59 kW. The Suzuki motor runs great all the time, even with over 100k miles on it, and I bet it has well over 100k more left in it!! WheelSystemFilter selectedWheelSystemList, null ; wheelSystemFilter.
Everything is in it's place you have to love America vehicles!! His son Matt says the car is great for college kids, as long as infant seats aren't required. General Comments: Found the front bucket seats to be uncomfortable, other than that, not bad for its size. FuelTypeFilter selectedFuelTypeList, null ; fuelTypeFilter. Wear and tear items such as hoses will not be covered, but key items like the engine, transmission, drive axles and driveshaft often will be. The Chevrolet Metro was used in the exhibition in an experiment made by , a Chinese artist from Fujian, where nine Chevrolet Metros were suspended in the air through animation. The vehicle is often used as a test-bed to field various fuel efficiency technology, such as the 2007 university based. Original Warranty An original warranty is the warranty associated with a vehicle when it is brand new.
The window on the driver side is sometimes hard to roll up and down. In addition to the original warranty, select items, like tires, are typically covered by respective manufacturers. BodyTypeFilter selectedBodyTypeGroupIdList, bodyTypeGroupIdToNameMap, null ; bodyTypeFilter. In all this is a great car! Replace your damaged stock mirrors now! With the optional automatic transmission, it would be easy to drive for a neophyte driver, and with only 79 horsepower on tap, a kid would have to work to go fast enough to get into trouble. The hatchback body configuration featured a three-inch lower liftover height compared to the previous generation model. Drivetrain Warranty: This warranty covers items the basic warranty does not protect.
Just in case I can't remember how I found this site. But it's asking a lot to expect it to provide much more than pedal-car performance when it's bolted up to a three-speed automatic transmission and required to pull around over 2000 pounds of iron, plus passengers. Beginning in 1990, all North American M-cars were produced at , a 50—50 joint venture between and in , Canada, although Japanese production continued to source Canada bound sedan models. NewUsedFilter selectedNewUsedList, null ; newUsedFilter. This will change out your gear ratios a bit giving the car a massive mid-range boost. The New York Times, The Lede, June 10, 2008, Mike Nizza. This I-4 engine replaced the older 8v 4 cylinder, but the 3-cylinder engine remained unchanged.
Corrosion Warranty: This warranty focuses on protecting you from holes caused by rust or corrosion in your vehicle's sheet metal. Business Week, Jim Henry, June 2, 2008. It's even going so far as to provide movie screenings of the cars on college campuses, and sponsoring a traveling music festival called Horizons Of Rock Development Everywhere. Submit Company releases or Product News stories to. TruckCabinFilter selectedCabinList, null ; truckCabinFilter. Car and Driver yet jokingly ridiculed the Metro's age and equipment, docking seven points from its overall score for its lack of amenities and mentioning that it was originally sold brand-new without. You can't go wrong with Kool Vue Mirrors! Please check the owner's manual, visit a local dealership or look at the manufacturer's website to learn more about the specifics of the warranties that apply to a vehicle.
Nameplate Market Body 1995—2000 Suzuki Swift N. Tom went to one of those stadium concerts a couple of years ago. ³Maintenance visits must occur within two years or 24,000 miles of vehicle delivery, whichever comes first. NewUsedFilter selectedNewUsedList, null ; newUsedFilter. I did not even think I was going to fit into it. TransmissionFilter selectedTransmissionList, transmissionTemplate ; } listingsSearchManager. BodyTypeFilter selectedBodyTypeGroupIdList, bodyTypeGroupIdToNameMap, null ; bodyTypeFilter.