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Dodge Neon Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 2.0 L Inline 4-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 5-speed Manual
  • Horse Power 132 hp @ 5600 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 25/32 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No

Review of the 2004 Dodge Neon

  • Those looking for a polished economy car would be better served elsewhere, but the 2004 Dodge Neon does have some likable traits, namely capable handling and a powerful audio system.

  • Safety
  • Pros

    Fun in the curves, strong brakes, decent ride, rockin' sound system.

  • Cons

    Lacks refinement, some low-grade interior components.

  • What's New for 2004

    After last year's facelift, the 2004 Dodge Neon sees only a couple of new paint colors.

Full 2004 Dodge Neon Review

What's New for 2004

After last year's facelift, the 2004 Dodge Neon sees only a couple of new paint colors.

What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews


1 of 2 people found this review helpful

Do not buy

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Vehicle: 2004 Dodge Neon SXT 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 4A)

It was fun to drive, quick little car. BUT, It fell apart, right around 100, 000 kms everything goes wrong, like the tire rod, cam shaft sensor, o2 sensor and many many more. I had so many problems. I just really want to warn everyone and anyone to not buy this car, it will only be a head ache. save yourself and get a honda




Good at times.. horrible at

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Vehicle: 2004 Dodge Neon SXT 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 4A)

i got this car with 95,000 miles and now have 132,000 thats it for now i dont plant on driving it anymore. The ECU is done.. I dont think its worth the money to fix this car. I have already replaced the transmission and the cam shaft sensor. I have changed the oil and filter religiously since i have gotten it. I just bought some new tires as well. In the end the car is decent looking for its size and pretty comfortable for a big guy like me even. But it is horrible quality and uses horrible parts.




So far so good!

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Vehicle: 2004 Dodge Neon SXT 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 4A)

Had this baby for little over 2 years and I love it, not sure what most people are complaint about if you keep up with normal maintenance it should be fine in my two years of owning it I've put almost 30,000 miles on it and haven't had a thing go wrong with it except changing the battery. Great car to start with as long as its an 02 or newer neon. I'll agree with the others, I wish they kept making it I would buy another one :)



2 of 9 people found this review helpful

Neon not safe

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Vehicle: 2004 Dodge Neon SXT 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 4A)

I keep hearing about the Dodeg Neon that it's a fun, safe little car. Well, I'm here to tell you that's it's not. Anyone who thinks that this car is safe, needs to listen to me. My girlfriend was driving a Neon when she was T boned hit broadside on the passanger side when she was driving, and she was killed instantly. The car crumbled up like a tin car. The biggest piece of crap that was ever made. The unsafest car ever made, period!




Great first car, but do

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Vehicle: 2004 Dodge Neon SXT 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 4A)

I bought a 2004 Dodge Neon SXT in March of 2011 while I was living down in Georgia, and the car had a little over 90,000 miles on it. The gas mileage was great, as it averaged about 28 miles per gallon on the city and about 35 miles on the highway. It served its purpose, as it was not only a commuter car, but I drove it 2000 miles back to Montana comfortably, with no problems. The car never burned oil. My underlying problems, however, was that I had to replace the motor mounts, and the check oil light came on soon after I bought the car. I also had to change the alignment twice. This is all before 100,000 miles. The suspension wasn't great, as it felt it was metal on metal at times.



7 of 9 people found this review helpful

Ebay buy

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Vehicle: 2004 Dodge Neon SXT 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 4A)

I bought my Neon from the original owner thru Ebay in 2005 paid $8400.00 - drove it from Phoenix AZ to Dallas , Tx. it had 18K original miles. As of today 01/10/2012 it has 74K - repairs consist of new wheel cylinders and brakes front and rear and a crank sensor. I put a K&N air filter in it and have had the transmission and coolant serviced on the factory schedule. I use Pirelli tires and I always run middle grade gas. Most of the miles are hiway @ 34-36 mpg. It handles like a small Porsche and has plenty of zip. My only complaint is the seating - not terribly comfortable. It has been a truly wonderful car and an excellent investment.



Talk About The 2004 Neon

2004 Dodge Neon Discussions See all Started By

jakebrake1
jakebrake1
06-15-2007
I have a 2004 neon sxt, 4 banger, and there is a loud humming noise coming from front, I bought 4 new tires thinking that would solve it and to no avail it still does it. when I turn the wheel to the ...


micweb
micweb
07-18-2006
We have owned the following DC products, and all have been problem free and top notch: 1999 Neon; 2002 Neon; 2004 Neon, 2004 PT Cruiser, 2006 PT Cruiser (current). I test drove a couple of Calibers an...


simon1neon
simon1neon
12-05-2009
someone pls pls pls help i have a dodge neon 2004 AUT in venezuela...



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