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1985 Cavalier

Overall rating:  Product Rating: 2.5

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Cavalier hatchback...Definately not fastback.

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Aug 11, 2005 (Not Yet Rated)

Author's Product Rating: 40 Recommended: Yes 

Pros: Very reliable, Stylish, Handles well, 5-speed manual is a nice option.
Cons: Lacks power(Especially during acceleration or climbing hills), brakes lock easily(Especially on wet roads).
The Bottom Line: Yes. It is very reliable, and my model in particular is only equipped with power steering and brakes, but from what I've heard about these cars, less is more.

I really like the body styling on my cavalier hatchback. To me, it's actually sort of sporty looking with it's massive slanted rear window and 2 door styling with the little 'TYPE 10' emblems on the sides. I've owned my cavalier for about 7 or 8 months ... read more

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1985 Chevy Cavalier RS Convertible - Fun While They Run!

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Sep 5, 2003 (A Very Helpful review)

Author's Product Rating: 30 Recommended: Yes 

Pros: Nice styling, comfortable interior, & power everything. A rare convertible for only about $1,200!
Cons: Overall quality is terrible. Components will break down, often unpreventably.
The Bottom Line: Though fun and comfortable, the quality is terrible. Unless you're dead-set on buying American, look to the imports first.

For three and a half years I was the proud owner of a gorgeous, mint condition, white over dark blue '85 Cavalier convertible. I purchased it while a Freshman in college and had added 55,000 miles to the odometer by the time it was burned to the rims by ... read more

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a mechanic's best friend

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Jun 23, 2003 (A Helpful review)

Author's Product Rating: 10 Recommended: No 

Pros: can't think of any
Cons: everything
The Bottom Line: this was an automotive abomination. buy it if you want to be at the repair garage often.

first of all, i am actualy writing about the 85 chevy cavalier rs. it is the hardtop, not the conver ... read more

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