1981 Plymouth HorizonReview
An Inexpensive But Dependable Basic Automobile With Super High Fuel Economy. — The TC3 variant hatchback is by far the sportiest looking. Performance is a bit lackluster with the auto trans. But pair the VW sourced 1.7 L motor with the 4 speed manual trans, and she wakes up a bit. Simple to repair and VERY low maintenance. Pretty sparse interior, a basic commuter in every sense, but this car sips fuel at a Hybrid's rate and gets close to 50 MPG!!
Primary Use: Commuting to work
Pros: Useful hatch, low cost of ownership & 50 mpg
Cons: Plain Interior
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