When I drive in the rain I get a bit nervous because there is not power steering but my little guy is amazing and I know he'll keep me in good company for more years to come. Because I love manual transmissions the five speed gives the four cylinder car a lot of quickness, power, and stability. 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. In 1989, it debuted and replaced the Chevrolet Sprint in the United States. So easy, even I managed, with my wife standing by giving me step by step directions without which I couln't have finished note; she made me say that. The stench is So strong that it remains on your clothing and tastebuds.
It still happens, largely in warm weather. Its seats are more comfortable than a 1995 Mazda Protege. . It performs well on snow and ice; it cuts through regular Wisconsin snowstorms on a north south freeway trip of 23 miles just fine. Sound was a bit of a problem but one of the other reviews says tires fixed it. This formula is also designed for extreme temperatures and provides excellent low temperature operation.
Bottom Line The product works great! Especially good for being a delivery person. I put premium gas in it, I don't think you have to but I noticed the car runs better and it takes a bit longer to run through. I am 6 foot tall 250 pounds and have relatives larger than I am. London Free Press, Norman De Bono, May 16, 2008. You have come to the right place if you need new or replacement parts for your 1999 Metro.
The New York Times, The Lede, June 10, 2008, Mike Nizza. Bottom Line This will repair the crankshaft on a Honda Civic but is best installed with the crankshaft out of the engine. I encountered a minor snafu positioning the cooler unit. 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. Seldom needs repair Compared to a new car, there is a lot less to go wrong Our Take on the 1999 Chevrolet Metro Cheap wheels, basic transportation.
Resurfacing a flywheel doesn't always remove hot spots. This is a tedious process with not much room for error with the engine in the car. I bought it at 41,000 miles; it now has 78,000. Wards Auto World, December 1, 1998. Another owner of several Metro Lsi's mentioned 200,000 miles trouble free.
Canadian models continued with the Chevrolet Sprint and Pontiac Firefly nameplates, while the second generation Suzuki Swift replaced the Forsa nameplate. 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. Ready to install out of the box to save you time. She had to duct tape the headlights in place on the way home as it was dark. My steering sounded like rusted door hinges of an old abandoned building. Contemporary Suzuki Swifts were available with only the four-cylinder, and only as a hatchback.
And the gas mileage is excellent. So that is amazing and would recommend this car to anyone oh and its pretty fast to. I have stuffed 8 people into a Metro, 3 in front, 3 in back and 2 sideways in the hatch back area. Though most Metros are sold in the shorter, two-door configuration, our tester was a marginally larger. 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. This is a tedious process with not much room for error with the engine in the car. She pulled out the jack, pushed out the fender and finished the 250 mile trip.
It's there to get the job done, but it also provides some sporty small-car enjoyment. So I did use the kit, just came with the new cooler. It's a quick ride all around town. I encountered a minor snafu positioning the cooler unit. Easy to self change oil and filter, air too. The Suzuki Swift was replaced by the hatchback in 2002, although the Aerio also replaced the. The car is tough, dependable and fun to drive.
It's runs better and cost less that the hybrid models. The breaking improved with more weight. Anything else goes to an excellent independent import mechanic shop. I get 200miles to the half tank, no exaggeration. Recharge fixed it even though no leaks were found; any more and my great mechanic will check under the dash, which is an easy access compared to other vehicles, he said.
The hood got jammed on and we broke the windshield, and hood latch trying to loose it. I have a brand new car from my husband, but still have my favorite, can't give it up. Gas mileage city about - 32 mpg, highway city mix 36 - 42, pure highway at 60 to 65 to 70 mph - 42-46, one time it hit 50 mpg on the Ohio Turnpike at 60-65 mph. Solectria, a Massachusetts company, converted examples of the first and second generation Geo Metro to electric operation. The car makes me a good driver that way - I don't want to lose it or the occupants.