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By E. Vest
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1999 Dodge Stratus 4dr Sedan


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Good vehicle to drive for older person like myself. Hard to get in and out is the only real complaint. Blown fuse to ignition caused me to have it towed to repair shop. I overlooked the fuse listing in manual as there are 2 fuses to the ignition wire system. Replaced starter that was very expensive. The expense may have been more by the repair shop than the true reason. I should have had the Dodge repair shop replace starter. I had other ignition problems that resulted in the replacing of spark plugs and ignition wires that I did myself. Using regular gasoline may have caused these parts to start failing. Just my theory. Had brakes shoes renewed that is normal as well as tires.


Best Features

Overall rating is good for this vehicle.


Worst Features

The low profile is reason it make getting in and out a little hard. But this is the allowed space and do not think it can be improved.


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Pete's Stratus
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By Pete
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1999 Dodge Stratus 4dr Sedan


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Very reliable car.150,000 miles and still going strong. Handles decent, great fuel economy. It's a good car car if you want the basics plus a few extras like AC, power windows and locks.


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Problems!
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By Danny
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1999 Dodge Stratus ES 4dr Sedan


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So many problems with it. Dashboard randomly went out and none of the gauges worked for a period of time. All four tie rods went bad at 83,000. Has not been generally reliable


Best Features

Not too much to get excited about!


Worst Features

Make it a more reliable car!


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99 Stratus
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By al_bundys_dodge_dart
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1999 Dodge Stratus 4dr Sedan


Review

90k miles. Reliable car. Replaced brakes often, 3 times so far. Right rear power window failed. Dodge logo hood ornament either stolen or fell off... I suspect stolen.


Best Features

Trunk and folddown back seat... hauled many 2x4's to remodel basement, not to mention... 7 ft Xmas trees


Worst Features

Better brakes and rear window motors


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Great Starter
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By benstewart
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1999 Dodge Stratus 4dr Sedan


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Got it for high school graduation with 74,000 miles on it and couldn't be happier. I don't know what the previous owner replaced, but I have spent only 200 dollars replacing oxygen sensors. The Stratus is unusually peppy for its price and size while it gets 30 MPG on the highway. To many of the complaint reviews here: The longevity of the car can reflect the way you drive it. The back right window no longer works. Complaining about gas mileage? This gets 21 MPG city, which isn't good or bad, but keep in mind - you are reviewing it in 2004 or so, compare to cars of the same year, technology progresses! I have to admit, the gauges look cool at night.


Best Features

Gauges, cheap, good gas mileage, if you are nice to it, it will be nice to you.


Worst Features

Anything could improve, this depends on the way one drives. I personally don't care about cabin noise, that's why you have a radio!


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