1996 Plymouth Neon 2.0L 4-cyl. 5-speed Manual Consumer Review - Disappointment
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1996 Plymouth Neon - Consumer Review

1996 Plymouth Neon Highline 4dr Sedan

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Highline Sedan (2.0L 4-cyl. 5-speed Manual)

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Disappointment
By Bill A. on

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1996 Plymouth Neon Highline 4dr Sedan

Review

Bought this car brand new, ordered from the factory back in '95. Thought it would be a fun and reliable car to own for a family of three. Fun, yes. Reliable? Uh, no. Here's a brief list of problems: -Numerous battery replacements -Leaking seal in trunk -Water accumulates in tail light lens -Speed sensor shorting out left me and family stranded during Christmas vacation -ABS gave out -Head gasket replaced twice, still leaks -Instrument panel works intermittently -Water pump and AC compressor needed replacing...And on, and on...and on. Finally giving up and trading it in (if they'll even take it) on a new 2009 Honda CR-V.

Favorite Features

It still runs, engine is still powerful, but little else positive to say about it.

Suggested Improvements

Chrysler discontinued the model, so nothing further need be said.
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