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Car of the Week - October 15, 2001
2002 GMC Envoy
Look out, luxury big boys, here comes the very impressive 2002 Infiniti Q45!
The GMC Envoy for 2002 has a fresh new look, but most impressively, a new
ride. It's all about dual A-arms and coilover shocks up front and a
five-link coil spring system in the rear. Add the optional electronically
controlled air spring suspension for load-leveling capabilities and you are
ready to both rock-and-roll as well as roll over the rocks.
You'll like the new expanded cabin - all of our passengers did. The trim
levels, SLE and SLT will satisfy your needs for everything from leather to
OnStar, but its the engine that will upstage the gloss. The highly
advanced inline 6 quite simply outperforms the V8s in this class.
We think our own Carey Russ nails it pretty good: "It has the ride quality
of a luxury car, and makes great use of its larger interior space. The
4.2-liter, 270- horsepower engine is most impressive. It's smooth, quiet,
and powerful enough to be at home in a sports car, not just a sport-