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1995 Oldsmobile Achieva 2 Dr S CoupeReview
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Great Daily Driver — I loved this car. It had plenty of power for a daily driver, and I was getting over 30 to the gallon on the highway. I could go anywhere in it, and actually drove through over a foot of snow in a county park over the winter. It also spent some time in the school forest, and could keep up with 4x4 trucks. It still even drove after getting side swiped at 35+ mph.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Performance, looks, handling, economy, durable

Cons: Nothing.

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1995 Oldsmobile Achieva 4 Dr S SedanReview
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It Is An Alright Car — I like the automatic usage in it but I do not like the way the transmission goes nor the gas mileage it has I also like the over all look of the car it looks sporty and it looks like a strong car

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: cheap on insurance

Cons: bad transmissions and bad gas mileage

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1995 Oldsmobile Achieva 2 Dr S CoupeReview
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Quick Coupe That Is Fun To Drive, Lots Of Power For Half The Gas. — I had the rare (and known to be problematic) Quad 4 with the 5 speed. It was a blast to drive believe it or not with the stock 180 hp out of the 4 cylinder it had the power that still impressed me untill the day I sold it. I personally had some work done on mine. Quad 4s are known to blow head gaskets. I replaced mine and rebuilt the whole top half along with port and polish, cold air intake, 2 1/4 exhaust and race muffler, sport clutch and other small yet suprisingly cheap parts. The whole cylinder head rebuilt along with front end bushing and such was under 800 bucks and thats including the clutch. I did the work myself though. Through all of this It had about 220hp and did about 32 mpg on premium.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Great power for the gas it used

Cons: Problematic head gaskets and brakes.

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1995 Oldsmobile Achieva 4 Dr S SedanReview
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Nice Car Good Performance — nice car has a mind of its own at times...

Pros: Performance... 3.1L V6 rocks

Cons: Costly to maintain

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1995 Oldsmobile Achieva 4 Dr S SedanReview
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Horrid Car — This was by far the worst car i ever owned. Yes it was roomy and comfortable but she ate through brakes like no tomorrow. The weak brakes caused me to lose the car in an accident during which the air bags did NOT deploy.

Pros: roomy

Cons: unsafe

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1995 Oldsmobile Achieva 4 Dr S SedanReview
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Great First Car — Awesome car...took it everywhere never got stuck. Ran great. the 3.1 v6 was one of GM's best motors. Fast! great ride but i sold it cause it had 215,000 miles on it and its still on the road.

Pros: Great motor

Cons: fender skirts

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1995 Oldsmobile Achieva 2 Dr S CoupeReview
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The Achieva — The engine revs really highand accelerates quite smoothly up to around 55 mph then it shifts into 2nd and surges a little then until around 90 or so then overdrive kicks in and acceleration is bad. The brakes suck for now, i need new rotors, they kind of smell burnt coming down from 60 hard. it sticks to the road like glue, it is very hard to get the back end to swing around, even or loose gravel. Gets like 25mpg but i accelerate quickly at any given chnace. It is fun, because if you are anywhere below 50 you can slam it into 1st gear and give it the guts. IT ALSO BLOWS UP!!! JUNK!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Fun and cheap

Cons: gets very dity easily

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1995 Oldsmobile Achieva 4 Dr S Sedan Review
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great car! 150-155 hp. 30mpg. great on gas. 6 cylinders. 15.2 Gas tank. 3 speed. front wheel. 2.3 l 3.1L V6. powerful, safe, metal beast. i love it. i miss mine. i blew the engine at 250K miles seat belts on the door too. automatic windows.
vs1998 Volkswagen Jetta GLS
1995 Oldsmobile Achieva 4 Dr S Sedan winning categories:
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Front Seats Ranked 1998 Volkswagen Jetta GLS worse.
"two separate seats. shifter between. seat belts on the door. the jetta seats are smaller, the ceiling is lower, its not as easy to move the seats. "
Family Car Ranked 1998 Volkswagen Jetta GLS worse.
"achieva is 100x safer, has more room, is a larger car. the jetta is significantly smaller and for shorter people in my opinion. im small so i like it, but its not a family car. its more for teenagers and young adults. "
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Displaying all 8 1995 Oldsmobile Achieva reviews.

Reviews From Other Years

1998 Oldsmobile Achieva Reviews

Say Whatever You Want, But This Car Has Treated Me Well. By Tom

This car has been through a lot. I bought it in April 2000 with 41,000 miles. Now (mid-October 2011) it has over 226,000. My lifetime gas mileage in this car is 26.5 mpg with highway mileage regula... Read More

My Olds By Daniel

I have a 3.1L V6, with about 180 HP and 170 ft-lb of tourque. I get about 18 mpg. But I am ok with it. I love this care, it may brake down a bit, but the person who had this before me didn't take g... Read More

1997 Oldsmobile Achieva Reviews

Great Cheap Car (if A Little Old-ladyish) By professortemple

I was a little afraid before the test drive that I wouldn't fit into this smaller Olds (I am 6'5"), but I just make it in. IT is definitely an old lady car, but I like that so it fits. To me it looks ... Read More

Very Good Car To Start Out In. Very Reliable And Safe. By Brandon

Great car for elderly folks. Very safe and reliable. Drove like bigger sedans and is built quite heavy. Exterior styling is not the best but not the worst either. It is a very practical car with enoug... Read More

1996 Oldsmobile Achieva Reviews

Its Got Almost 175000 And Havent Replaced A Thing On This Car Mechanically By Richard

I like this car a lot. I use it to drive back and forth to work. It gets awesome gas mileage still. I average about 30 mpg. I love this car, it looks good and it is still mechanically sound for having... Read More

1994 Oldsmobile Achieva Reviews

Great First Car And For Long Commutes By Eric

I like Thats its an American car I dont like that it is only a 4 cylinder Fuel efficient Not my dream car Cheap price, Good strong and reliable Low miles Good interior Good stereo but nothing special ... Read More

It Is Ok. Theres A Lot Of Better Choices Out There For The Year. By Rj

Performance was actually ok. Had a V6 and when you tapped the gas, it didnt take off nor did it lag. The breaks werent touchy or too hard either. It looked nice, especially for its year. Quality was... Read More

1993 Oldsmobile Achieva Reviews

Achieva-maxx By Shawn

Its a 1993 Oldsmobile Achieva SC With the 2.3L quad-4 H.O. The car goes for a 4- cylinder it brakes good and it handles like a sports car. It needs a new motor the i rebuilt just couldnt hold up so im... Read More

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