By Jewell on
2005 Dodge Neon SRT-4 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl Turbo 5M)
I didn't like the look of the SRT-4 and wasn't very into driving a Neon. However I decided to take it for a test drive because it was the fastest vehicle for the price I wanted to pay. Wow! This car is very fun to drive! It's fast and it does not drive the way you think a Neon does. It handles much sturdier than you think possible and can provide thrilling acceleration. I have owned a 2003 Ford Lightning and a 1996 Mustang GT. It is as quick, if not quicker, than both.
The short throw shifter is difficult and rugged, not smooth at all, but it is effective with practice.
A smoother shifter that does not make the turbo lag, and an intergal turbo timer or light that lets you know when the turbo has cooled to normal operating temp. Wider rims and tires.