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The best car ever!
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By Jamie
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2003 Dodge Stratus Coupe SXT 2dr Coupe (2.4L 4cyl 5M)


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I bought this car when it was a year old with 23,000 miles on it, and I couldn't have asked for anything better when I bought this car! I have had my car now for a little over 5 years, and I have had no problems whatsoever with this vehicle. It's never even been in the shop! Very, very spacious front seats, and I personally think the back seat has plenty of room. What can you expect with a 2-door car?? Car still rides and drives wonderfully, looks great, and I think I will probably drive it for the rest of my life because I love it so much. My only complaint is the leather on the dash is started to pull away from the plastic in areas, but that is due to sun exposure.


Best Features

Very sporty design and quick for a 4 cylinder, 4 disc CD player a plus, large trunk, car heats up in the winter and cools off in the summer very quickly, great gas mileage,


Worst Features

Needs a better positioned front cup holder, and it is a little hard to see over backseat when changing lanes or backing up.


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2003 Dodge Stratus coupe
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By jack
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2003 Dodge Stratus Coupe SXT 2dr Coupe (2.4L 4cyl 5M)


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I bought my 2003 Stratus SE coupe a year and half ago. It has a little over 100,000 miles. It goes through tires like crazy and the engine squeaks on random occasions and the paint is fading all over the car. The interior is the best though. It looks and feels much sportier inside and all the electronics (cd player, moonroof, windows, mirrors, locks) all work perfectly. The clothe upholstery is also really durable. Engine is fast from a dead stop but it is impossible to pass other cars on the freeway! Gas mileage is also kinda bad for a 4 cylinder


Best Features

cd changer, sporty interior, moonroof, backseat is larger than other coupes like eclipse, mustang, tiburon, spacious trunk


Worst Features

more power, better paint, better gas mileage(its really bad for a 4 cylinder!) exterior design is awkward


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I would love to have mine back!
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By 2003 Stratus SXT
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2003 Dodge Stratus Coupe SXT 2dr Coupe (2.4L 4cyl 5M)


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I absolutely loved this car! Had no problems what so ever. Took it to the mechanic only for oil changes and check ups. I bought the car one year old with 38k miles on it and just recently was in an accident that totaled it with 102K. My accident involved 2 Semi trucks and me and my passenger walked away without even a scratch or an ache! Would recommend this car in a heart beat. Only negatives: turning radius, hard to see out back window, lack of space in back seat.


Best Features

4 disc CD changer, appearance, great gas mileage


Worst Features

Turning radius


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Sweet Car
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By Tanya
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2003 Dodge Stratus Coupe SXT 2dr Coupe (2.4L 4cyl 5M)


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I commute about 100 miles a day and have been very happy with this car.I have had the same front end problem with the shaking and also had to have my inner tie rods replaced but with as many miles as I have put on it I have to expect some maintenance. When it's really hot and I have the ac on it tends to want to stall when I come to a stop light but has never died. Great gas mileage, love the 4 disc CD changer, and love the style of the car. I upgraded the wheels and rims and it makes it look extra sharp. The trunk is huge and great for groceries. It is kind of low for my parents to get in but I like it because it adds to the sporty look. Overall a great, sporty, reliable and economical car


Best Features

Sporty look and 4 disc CD changer.


Worst Features

Front end and wanting to stall problem


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Amazing car
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By travis
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2003 Dodge Stratus Coupe SXT 2dr Coupe (2.4L 4cyl 5M)


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I have had this car for a couple of months now and I am in love with it. Iit is the best car I have ever owned and I feel like a king driving it. I would suggest it to anyone. The only problem is the blind spots and it's hard to see out of the back when backing up. Other than that. it's an amazing car


Best Features

Everything. I love this car


Worst Features

Make it easier to see out of the back end


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