Year of manufacture 1997 First year of ownership 2002 Most recent year of ownership 2003 Engine and transmission 2. The length of the lease is often shorter than a new car lease, but it will cost you less. Model year 1997 Year of manufacture 1996 First year of ownership 2007 Most recent year of ownership 2008 Engine and transmission V6 2. I'm glad I found this discussion since I am seriously considering buying a 97 Mazda Mx-6. I am also worried about traction during the winter since I drive in the Pennsylvania mountains where the snow can get tricky. A five-star rating means there is 10 percent or less risk of rollover. Drive was delivered through the front wheels, after being processed through either a five-speed manual gearbox or a four-speed auto.
Occasionally, however, one of the old dogs can show the young pups a trick or two. Roadside Assistance: The level of service differs greatly with this warranty, but many manufacturers offer a toll-free number that helps provide assistance in case you run out of gas, get a flat tire or lock your keys in the car. I omitted some minor work because the list is so large. Corrosion Warranty: This warranty focuses on protecting you from holes caused by rust or corrosion in your vehicle's sheet metal. The most common problem reported is the failure of the air intake tube, while the bypass air control valve and the ignitor occasionally give trouble. Spark plug, wires, oil change, gas filter change, air filter, etc. Near the end of my ownership of the vehicle the car would have an overheating problem.
The point inspection list is simply a numbered list of exactly what parts of the car are examined. It was quite a step up in size from the car that preceded it, being longer, wider and lower than the outgoing model. About the only item that seriously raises my ire is the automatic transmission. The exact requirements are established by individual manufacturers. Lease Term Certified Some manufacturers offer certified pre-owned cars for lease. Wear and tear items such as hoses will not be covered, but key items like the engine, transmission, drive axles and driveshaft often will be.
So have about it Steve??? Always check with the manufacturer for the specific warranties they offer. The fan that cools the engine was not coming on in time, and at stop lights it would gradually start to overheat. The driver was well supported while being comfortable, and there was a well-placed footrest for the left foot. Front windshield is essentially a magnet for cracks and stars. It is a seriously hot ride, but at a price.
This car is a head turner. Warranty Deductible This is the amount for which you are responsible when repair work is performed under the warranty. Had to run the heater to cool it back down to a normal temperature. Clearly a new car will have far less problems than a 10 year old one, but I would have thought that if it was prone to excessive mechanical problems they would show up even on a new car. Some manufacturers require a deductible while others don't, so always ask. The dealer principle will not discuss the matter or any other that is critical of the service rendered. And then a few moths passed before something else broke down.
The addition of a variable intake system meant the V6 was much smoother right through the rev range. Had to nearly flood no joke all exposed surfaces with Armor All to quiet. Pads and calipers appear fine. Special Financing Reduced-rate loans are available through many certified pre-owned programs. Front brakes making grinding noise. And the car ran perfectly for almost a year until one of my front bearing started to make a lot of noise. Makes a decent noise, and also has a nice acceleration.
Transferable Warranty When a new car warranty transfers with the certification of the car and remains eligible for the next owner, it is known as a transferable warranty. Examples of non-covered items are brake pads, wiper blades and filters. Interesting to read the comments above about repair bills etc. A five-star rating means there is 10 percent or less chance of injury. With that said the car was a mechanical nightmare. Father Time is as cruel to automobiles as it is to humans.
The dealer informed me that the leather was cut too short during assembly and they replaced the lining for free. General Comments: Very nice looking car, I still think that this car is sexier than most of the new American cars out there! It was quite tough as a student to keep up with the repair bills. It handles very well in the summer or in nice weather. In addition to the original warranty, select items, like tires, are typically covered by respective manufacturers. It handles quickly around the corner, and outruns most Civics and Mustangs.