Safety

Side-impact airbags are standard for 2003. Antilock brakes are standard on the LX model.

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    Checking the Battery
    Keep the battery clean. Any evidence of corrosion around the battery posts or terminals should be removed using a solution of household baking soda and warm water. After the battery terminals are ...

    Smooth cornering
    Avoid braking or gear changing in corners, especially when roads are wet. Ideally, corners should always be taken under gentle acceleration. If you follow these suggestions, tire wear will be held ...

    Hazardous driving conditions
    When hazardous driving conditions are encountered such as water, snow, ice, mud, sand, or similar hazards, follow these suggestions: • Drive cautiously and allow extra distance for braking. • Av ...