2002 Dodge Neon 2.0L 4-cyl. 5-speed Manual Consumer Reviews
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Great Car! I recommend highly!
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By roodieb
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2002 Dodge Neon ES 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


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I bought this car with 24K miles on it and have put almost 120K on it since then. I commute 60 miles round trip each day and spend alot of time on the road. While the ride is not as smooth as some would like, the handling of the car is good and the reliability has been terrific. I have not had any major repairs that have needed to be done, but have replaced the normal wear parts like tires, brakes and battery. The car handles great in the snow and also on wet roads. The body style is attractive and the lines are clean. The blind spot view is a little limited by the fast back style as well as by the rear spoiler. Once you are used to this and compensate for it, it is not a problem.


Favorite Features

Handles well in snow and rain. Attractive body style. Comfortable seats. Great standard AM/FM CD player. Ease of use of the instrument panel. Easy to manuever and to park.


Suggested Improvements

If the car were still in production I would recommend a little large engine, so that acceleration onto interstates would be quicker, but the standard 2.0 was good also.


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My Blue Boy
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By Miss
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2002 Dodge Neon ES 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


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I bought my 2002 in 2002, brand new. I love the way it handles and I love the mileage. I've had problems with transmission and just recently one of my back brakes. But it's all wear and tear. Now it's fine and rides great. It handles great in any weather. I got a total of 137,000 miles and it's still going.


Favorite Features

The exterior, the handling and mileage. The price.


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Very reliable car
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By Court920
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2002 Dodge Neon ES 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


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I bought my neon used, i loved the thing, i never had any problems with it. I bought a Mazda and had so many problems with it, i wish i would have kept my neon!


Favorite Features

Radio, sporty feel


Suggested Improvements

none!


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Best Used Car for the Money
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By carnut
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2002 Dodge Neon ES 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


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I think that these Neons get a lot of negative publicity because of the Toyota/Nissan/Honda owners out there. For a used car though, I would rather buy a Neon for $4,000 than an Import for $7,000 any day. You can't beat it for the value and the more I drive mine, the more I like it. Mind you, it isn't worth buying new and if I did, I'd buy the Honda Civic but resale value works in favor of the used car buyer too, and I lucked out with my Neon. I would definitely buy the Used Neon over the Used Civic any day.


Favorite Features

The seats are extremely comfortable for a low-end car. It is very roomy and feels much better than it really is. It also rides and handles nicely, and has decent acceleration. Very good car for the money (very good car anyways, even if money isn't involved)


Suggested Improvements

Gas mileage. In its defense, I drive in LA and I only live about 1.5 miles away from work (I need to buy a bicycle). I think it would do much better on the highway.


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She's so Cute
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By Jessica Pearce
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2002 Dodge Neon ES 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


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I love my little red neon! I just bought it this week due to my saturn (which I loved as well) being totaled in a car accident. It is perfect for me being a college student, yet it is still o so cute and fun to drive! Gas is ok...not as good as my saturn, but that's what happens when you upgrade a little. If you are looking for an inexpensive, yet fun and cute car...the Neon is the way to go!


Favorite Features

She's red! With black interior (my favorite) and she has a cute spoiler and allow wheels! AND a 5 CD changer! Who could ask for more!?


Suggested Improvements

um...nothing as of now. I just biught her.


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Fun little inexpensive car
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By Jwfirebird
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2002 Dodge Neon ES 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


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good car for driving alot of miles good acceleration, handling


Favorite Features

good mileage


Suggested Improvements

bring back the two door version, less wieght=more fuel economy


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Not Satisfied
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By hoody19
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2002 Dodge Neon ES 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


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This is my first new car, and it will be my last new car from Dodge. I bought this brand new, and have had troubles from the begining. My car rattles from all corners of the car, and all 4 doors. Not a big deal you might say. But when u can hear the rattling over the stereo, it can drive u insane.


Favorite Features

Favorite Feature is the look of the car. It looks sporty.


Suggested Improvements

redo the interior so you cant hear rattling.


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Great little car
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By Richie
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2002 Dodge Neon ES 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


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Love the car, very spacious due to long wheelbase. Have the ES model like a car that does not look like an import. Great radio and CD player. Would like a little more power though. Very comfortable on long trips.


Favorite Features

Interior design, great sound system, fully optioned vehicle for less than a stripped down import.


Suggested Improvements

More powerfull engine, slight wind noise at speed.


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All in all great!
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By MichaelAstrid
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2002 Dodge Neon ES 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


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The car is a wonderful little fuel econmy vehicle. This is my second Neon and I really enjoy the improvements made for 2002.


Favorite Features

Style and handling. Changing the oil myself is much easier than previous models.


Suggested Improvements

Windsheild washer sprayer could use a spread pattern rather than the single stream.


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Bad experience
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By susieQ
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2002 Dodge Neon ES 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


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I purchased this car in may of 1999. It drives great, but not even a couple of months later the horn needed to be replaced. Within the first 6 months i had the car the horn was replaced 5 times. A few months later the power steering pump was replaced. In june of 2001 the head gasket was replaced. Than in January 2002 the head blew and the timming chain broke and had to be replaced. Than in may of 2002 the main rear seal started leaking and now has to be replaced. There are to many problems with this make and model of car. m


Favorite Features

The car has a great stereo. Drives great,good power and handles great.


Suggested Improvements

They need to improve the reliability of this make and model.


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