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1999 Dodge Neon

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1999 Dodge Neon
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By kgodbold0873
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1999 Dodge Neon Sport 4dr Sedan


Review

I hate this car. It has to many problems. I bought this car with 91,XXX miles on it and ive already had so many problem. So far ive had to replace the transmission coolant hoses and last night when i was driving it discovered i have to now replace the water pump and the water overflow where the antifreeze goes. I would NOT recomend this car or and DODGE NEON or DODGE to any one i know or will know in the future. THEY SUCK!!!!


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good basic transportation
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By Chris
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1999 Dodge Neon Sport 4dr Sedan


Review

I have owned my 99 neon sport for nearly 7 years. I purchased this car with 46k miles and have since put nearly 120k on it. It has been a very reliable car and has only left me stranded 2 times. First time was a radiator leak @ 130k miles and the second was just a loose neutral safety switch. Good in snow w/ snow tires. Performance is pretty good and cornering is a blast. Fuel economy ranged from 28mpg on low test in normal driving conditions to 39mpg on very long highway trips w/ high octane. Clear coat started to bubble up 2 years ago and headlights have fogged over due to sun exposure and need to be replaced. Over all, I feel that this has been a very good car.


Favorite Features

Cornering, reliability, decent power


Suggested Improvements

Paint quality, headlights


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For the price you can't beat the Neon
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By Derek0302
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1999 Dodge Neon Sport 4dr Sedan


Review

I love my 99 Dodge Neon (DOHC). Best car i have ever owned....No problems so far with 130k miles....I only replaced the timing belt (wasn't in need of it but thought b4 it was I would replace it) Great cars thinking about buying a SRT-4...Keep up the good work Dodge


Favorite Features

Gas--For 150hp and 27-30 mpg can't beat it...I race Mits Eclipse with 130k and still win....Very Strong Motor


Suggested Improvements

Not really much more you can change about them....Once you start adding stuff then the best part about the car (the Price) goes up so for what you get and the price you pay good deal....if you want more add on later.


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Good for what it is.
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By big_dog
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1999 Dodge Neon Sport 4dr Sedan


Review

Purchased new; my only vehicle since 1999. Excellent gas mileage, fun to drive - faster than a 6 cylinder Mustang. Very nimble around town and a stable freeway cruiser. Of course, I also have the 5 speed and DOHC. Absolutely no problems and going on 80K miles. For comparison, I drove an Audi TT w/180hp and could not "feel" a difference in acceleration or handling (though I don't mean to suggest that the Neon is a better car!). However, the wind noise at 55mph or above is awful. I plan on keeping this vehicle to play with when I replace it with a new Audi or Porsche, etc.


Favorite Features

5-speed manual, excellent engine and powertrain. Stock audio system is good, but much better with an aftermarket headunit. Tons of aftermarket upgrades and repair/parts are cheap. Drives very well in the snow.


Suggested Improvements

Car is noisy at highway speeds. The paint could be peeled off with a fingernail. The pattern on the interior fabric is juvenile. Does it matter? The car was already redesigned in 2000! If you purchase a used Neon, you'll be improving it yourself from the Mopar catalogue.


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Great Fun Driving Car
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By mactart
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1999 Dodge Neon Sport 4dr Sedan


Review

Fun to Drive, Peppy, 4Doors a great asset, back seat plenty of room, back seat split also used quite a few times. Love the cloth seats, and sun roof when it worked. It's broken twice, fortunately broke closed. Use my MP3 Player in the cassette player slot which I cannot do with a CD. Had a blown head gasket, and two sun roof failures. I still love driving it the head gasket was repaired after warranty ran out, but actually started to leak before warranty was up, but didn't realize what it was.


Favorite Features

Engine Power vs. weight very peppy, Radio is pretty darn good for the cost. Also like the adjustable seatbelt height adjustment.


Suggested Improvements

Sport should come with aluminum wheels, I wish they had put a light in the trunk and hood.


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