The Cavalier is known for its bad bearings, head gasket, brakes, paint, trim, doors hinges, radio, lower control arms, abs system, seatbelts and overall high maintenance.
Save now and pay later is the motto here, buy a Toyota or Honda next time.
The Cavalier is difficult to be proud of due to the amount of 2.2SOHC grey-bumpered cavaliers, as well as the All-American hicks who will most loudly represent.
"Ecotec... is that like... an American V-TEC?"
(Person B): Yeah, that's just B squared D trying to coast into a parking spot, since his car won't accelerate and cuts out everytime he slows below 20 miles per hour.
(Person A): Wow, why does he keep that piece of junk?
(Person B): Are you serious? Man, he has a fierce sense of loyalty toward that beast...until he sold it for $30 to a random guy...