Dodge this Neon
By MrOtoko on
2002 Dodge Neon 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)
Bought this car w/salvage title. Owned since 04, and put 75k mi on it (113k total now). There seem to be a lot of technical problems with it, but I'm not sure if that is due to the salvage title. Can't mess with the tranny or it will go out. Most everything went out by 100k. AC is cold, but I think I have radiator fan problems so it overheats. Mechs say its an O-ring problem but they are WRONG all the time (already fixed that 3 times!!! and still overheating - even when idle and no AC on. Car was discontinued for a reason.
Cassette/Radio still flawless, trunk space, windows work, cold AC (haven't had to recharge), windshield doesn't crack when I turn the AC on.
They can't really improve now since they don't make Neons anymore, but if they were to: better transmission, engine, fewer check engine lights, a hook for passenger side mat, etc, etc.