by arcticslalom on Mar 3, 2013 Vehicle: 1999 Dodge Intrepid 4dr Sedan
Wife has this car for past 7 years.
We ran it till 220,000 miles and sold it for $1000.
What a great car.
28 mpg, very reliable.
The car held together very well.
Almost everything worked perfectly when we sold it.
It was her car through medical school, residency, fellowship and finally her first year as an MD.
Just based on this car, I would certainly buy another dodge car.
Can't say enough about the engine and transmission. I've owned nissan's for years, but this dodge really proved that the domestics are doing some things right in the sedan category.
by aulin_yuar on Mar 22, 2012 Vehicle: 1999 Dodge Intrepid 4dr Sedan
I bought this car used maybe two years ago with 73K and 93K the engine blew.
I felt something coming for awhile, and continued to get it check, but nothing was found.
Car would feel as though it wanted to shut down so many times, and even sometimes it would as though I were missing a sensor.
Got a sensor replaced and it drove better until it finally shut down for good.
I also do not like the brake system on this car, very hard.
by knight1988 on May 25, 2011 Vehicle: 1999 Dodge Intrepid 4dr Sedan
I am a 21 year old. This is by far the worst car I have ever owned. The first year was okay, Purchase car 4/11/08 from 2 owner WITH 94K. Motor start go BAD 104K AND TRANS TOO ON 5\23\11. Also the power window motor went out 3 time. Water pump went bad too. service and change oil and fluids every 1500 miles. First, the car started burning oil too fast. I was putting about 3 quarts of oil in it every weeks. Daimler-Chrysler should be ashamed of this 2.7L engine. i will never buy dodge again
by ifilmlife on May 10, 2011 Vehicle: 1999 Dodge Intrepid 4dr Sedan
This car was bought new in '99 by my mother. The car was passed to me in 2006. Since then, every little thing went wrong. First, the car started burning oil too fast. I was putting about 3 quarts of oil in it every 2 weeks. Then the cam sensor and starter went bad, causing the car to stall. They were replaced but 5 months later the same problem arose. Soon after I was putting 3 quarts of oil every 3 days. It could not survive trips longer than 2 hrs. Tire rod problems caused tires to wear down quickly. Finally the cover to the part you put oil exploded while driving. It died at 160k miles, I will admit it was poorly maintained but still lasted 12 years.
by bubbaman42 on Jan 29, 2011 Vehicle: 1999 Dodge Intrepid 4dr Sedan
The intrepid was o k at first but after it got a few thousand miles it started having a lot of trouble.The 2.7 motor is too weak for this car and gives a lot of problems.We had to replace the motor at about 80,000 miles.I am just glad we had a warranty.After that the computer was going out.Sometimes the intrepid would die going down the road and not start for about 10 minutes.One trip it died on me 10 times within a 70 mile trip.A mechanic said a computer for it would be around $1000.00.To me the intrepid was not worth that.The heater fan only worked on high.Some of the windows would not go down.All I can say is the Intrepid was my firdt and last Dodge.
by famguy on Sep 7, 2010 Vehicle: 1999 Dodge Intrepid 4dr Sedan
I bought my '99 Intrepid used, after riding in a co-workers older model and finding a back seat that actually accommodated an overweight adult male. I rented a Chrysler Concorde on a trip east for a family funeral, and spent 3 days driving around my parents plus my sister and the widow. They had no trouble getting into and out of the back seat repeatedly. My middle daughter is 5'9" and not thin, and she preferred the back seat to the front because she could actually cross her legs without a problem. I always felt virtuous flying down the interstate with the low front end and raked windshield, as the SUV air plows spent $$$ pushing air out of the way. No other "family" car has that back seat
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