The 1.8-liter, 16-valve 4-cylinder engine develops 113-h.p., and even with the 4-speed automatic transmission in our test car, the combination had adequate pep with minimum noise. The 27 miles per gallon city/34 m.p.g. highway rating didn't do the car justice. It seemed to run on but fumes, and the needle didn't appear to move.
But there are drawbacks, such as no air bag, much less air bags; no anti-lock brakes; and a $10,423 base price and, with such popular options as... Read More