I'll start by thanking Darin and Tim for this website.
It's a goldmine. And well laid out and straightforward.
I may not be the sharpest when it comes to learn my way around a forum.
You guys just made it easier. Thank you.
And here comes my review:
First of all it's my personal opinion about Lola.
And it's very subjective, of course.
Do I like my Micra? Yes.
Is it a perfect car? Yes, for the price I'm paying.
I just drove my first 1000 kms and about 70% was city driving in Calgary AB.
And 30% highway driving between High River AB and Calgary AB.
I'm impressed with:
Fuel mileage compared with an 1989 Pontiac Bonneville and a 2012 Ford Fusion.
Traffic light quick starts due to a decent power/weight ratio.
A calm and composed demeanor on city streets up to 60 kms/h.
Great cargo capacity with the back seats removed.
And the FUN factor that's going sky high. No regrets at all for buying my Lola.
I'm less impressed with:
Noise at highway speed (3000 RPM and around 112 kms/h)
and my sweet mermaid becomes a screaming Banshee.
The OEM Firestone tires are not helping. Highway 2 in AB is also not the greatest.
Actually it's really badly made. And the car sound proofing is non existent. Oh, well.
There are some other things to mention , but overall I'm happy so far.
And I'll make some changes ASAP regarding the noise and the tires.
I regret there is no race track in AB. You guys in ON & QC are so lucky.
If there are any questions, suggestions or comments regarding my review. please let me know.
Big black bear and Alberta Micra owner.