So far, this car has been very fun to drive and have had no problems with it. It is a great gas saver car and runs very well. It has a few mods to it and really flys down the road. I love the car and would tell others to get one. If you take care of the car, it will last you for a long time as this one has.
Hemi engine. yes all DOHC versions came with domed pistons so, its really a hemi. It's light and accelerates very well being a 5 speed and has a performance trans. A/C is still cold as ice and engines runs well. Last 0- 60 time I did with it returned 7.1 seconds. Not bad for a Neon.
Start making light, agile, fun to drive cars like this again. Cars these days are so heavy and sluggish unless you buy a big, gas guzzeling engine for them. DVD system and 500 watt stereos are for home. Light weight and fun to drive are the way to go.
I bought my Neon Sport new and have
nothing negative to say about it. I
did have a couple of problems (that
were covered by warranty) so it wasn't
too bad. The car is now 10 years old
with 280,000 miles and with the
exception of some color fading (just
on the hood and left front panel)which
no one can explain since the rest of
it looks new no other problems!
Well in the Bay Area of California GAS
MILAGE (still getting 28mpg on
average) and it still looks "sporty".
I have had few problems with this car.
The only thing was the head gasket
about 75,000. It has had no other
major problems. Drives good and the
gas mileage is outstanding. The 5-
speed is the was to go. The brakes are
as good as new at 122,000. Cant
complain about this car.
Gas mileage and easy maintenance.
Rear suspension could improve and
different way for the 2-door windows to
Bought new. First week stock battery
failed. Driver's door handle squeaks
since new - never solved. First month
speedometer head failed. Rear
alignment so bad that original tires
lasted less than 25,000 miles w/ proper
rotation. Head gasket went at 75,000.
Water pump seized at 105,000 at hiway
speed. Bent all 16 valves. On 2nd A/C
compressor... Space limits failure list.
When running, fun to drive.
Poor drive train design. Difficult to
work under hood. Any moron could tell
you that using the timing belt to drive
the water pump is courting disaster!
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