We bought this used in 1997 and it was
pretty reliable until 2002. This year
we have had the fuel pump go and the
climate control computer died. It is a
really comfortable car - tons of room
and a good V6 engine. Our
dashboard lights never worked, and you
can never tell what the A/C is on,
because the indicators don't light up.
I personally think it is a great car,
just old. Expensive things start to
break after this long. It looks good,
sorta like an older Audi or Volvo.
Since Chrysler only made these briefly,
it is hard to find parts. You may
remember the Eagle Premiere - this is
the same exact car with a different
Power drivers seat, V6 engine, very
The Monaco is a comfortable highway car and is easy to drive and park. After over 200,000 miles there has been no major engine or transmission repairs and it uses little oil. A few electrical problem have been encountered. For a midsize car it has a very large trunk. A good blend of drivability and practicality.