1987 AMC EagleReview
Very Great Car, More Versitale Than Today's Crossovers. — The AMC Eagle is very versatile and suits my needs well. With four wheel drive that can be switched on and off and can be run even on dry pavement, the Eagle is one of the best cars ever made for driving in snow. So well, that the National Ski Patrol used them for 5 out of their 8 production years. All version are very practical, especially the wagon. I have hauled many things in this car at once and still had room for stuff. Probably my toughest haul was when I hauled a Tuba, Bari Sax, Two trumpets, four large band uniforms, plus four friends in the band in about 4 inches of snow. Very fun ride and there was room for everyone and their equipment. The Eagle is very underpowered though, only a 258c.i. straight six to power the beast that weights about 3500lbs, so its not the best car to impress friends with the acceleration. But the Eagle does what it was designed for and does it very well, which is go in adverse weather conditions.
Primary Use: Commuting to work
Pros: Adverse Weather Condtions
Cons: Kind of Sluggish Movement
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