really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

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problem #1

Sep 101999

(reported on)


  • miles
The exterior mirrior on the passenger's side was made smaller than the one on the older year models. With these new ones, no matter how it's adjusted, there still remains a blind spot. Dealer has been contacted.

- Orinda, CA, USA