1983 Buick SkyhawkReview
Pos — Bought the car becuase I felt driving an Escort with over 400,000kms on it wasn't a reliable Idea... in the end, shoulda stuck with the Escort... Did not like this buick... cheap, slow, 4 banger engine, poor build feel.... and the bugger stalled when I made slow left turns... I would buy another 400,000K escort before buying another Skyhawk.
Pros: it had a cool racy front end, and the interior was really nice... The seats were decent as well.
Cons: poor performance, sad build quality, no git-up N' go. and the sunroof leaked.
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