I was wondering if this is a good car to buy?

Asked by Nov 30, 2008 at 06:23 PM about the Chevrolet Cavalier

Question type: Shopping & Pricing

I was wondering if this is a good car to buy?

6 Answers

1,245

only if it's a '94 or earlier... The later ones... Say what you will, I don't like them. (wreteched uncomfortable cars) and if it's specifically a '95, Don't buy it. they have an engine unique to that year and are a headache if they break

3,435

nope not at all

45

The Jbody is an awesome choice if you go with a newer model with a warrenty, or an older model (for ease to work on). I love the 2nd Gen (1988 - 1994) but honestly, the 2.8L and 3.1L are the best starters for a Mechanic in Training. But it's easy to access where you need to be, and budget friendly if you're able to make repairs yourself. I personally like the engine compartment of my Cavi for the ease. Beats working on a Grand Prix anyday.

1,245

DO NOT buy a 1995 Cavalier... They have an engine with parts that are specific to that year, and only that year... My buddy blew up 3 engines becuase they kept putting '96 engines in his '95 and it didn't work with the rest of the car.

115

post 96 the Cavialiers are throw away cars... over 100000 miles there garbage

19,865

Better off with a bicycle. More reliable and costs less to work on, even if you get run over by a old Cavalier that just broke down.

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