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1999 Plymouth Neon Coupe

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Plymouth Neon Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 2.0 L Inline 4-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 5-speed Manual
  • Horse Power 150 hp @ 6500 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 24/36 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No

Review of the 1999 Plymouth Neon

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  • Safety
  • Pros

    Zippy performance with 5-speed and DOHC engine. Handles the twisties with aplomb. Great value.

  • Cons

    Loud interior. High-silled greenhouse results in that "sitting in a bathtub" feeling. Sketchy reliability history.

  • What's New for 1999

    Nothing changes for '99.

What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews

  Average Consumer Rating (6 total reviews)  |  Write a Review

I hate my car

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Vehicle: 1998 Plymouth Neon

I've owned this car as a high school student just to drive around town, to and from school and work and that's about all it is good for. It is not a pleasure to drive, and I hate the way it looks, inside and out. It's a good first-car, but even then I wouldn't recommend it.

Low quality car

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Vehicle: 1998 Plymouth Neon

My fiancee has this car. It only has 62,000 miles on it and it looks, runs, and drives like it has 162,000 miles on it. It has rusted completely through already in some spots, it sounds horrible, and vibrates and shakes very bad. It only has a 3-speed automatic, so freeway cruising is at over 3000rpm, which makes for a very loud drive. The ride is very rough and unsettled.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

Think twice before buying

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Vehicle: 1998 Plymouth Neon

Like some of the others, I have had gaskets replaced numerous times and still they cant' get it right. I have had a sun roof that has been replace 3 times and is still broken which is not under warrenty and the dealer will not fix. The engine light comes on very every 3-4 months due to carbon build up on some sensor which the dealer can't seem to fixed. I would not reccommend this car to anyone. Buyer beware.

Great car

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Vehicle: 1998 Plymouth Neon

Since I bought my neon i have had no major trouble from it, just the regular maintenance. I do though have a problem with the wind noise from the window and the engine is underpowered at low rpm's.

Unhappy purchase

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Vehicle: 1998 Plymouth Neon

I have had nothing but problems with my purchase of my Neon. The head gasket blew at 13,000 miles only. The horn stopped working after a few months. The passenger side window was leaking. My lastest issue is the transmission! I only have 21,000 miles and now there are transmission problems! give me a break.. I have very little power with this car. It was a bad purchase overall.

Great car

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Vehicle: 1998 Plymouth Neon

no problems 40000 miles

Full 1999 Plymouth Neon Review

What's New for 1999

Nothing changes for '99.

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Gas Mileage


  • 24
  • cty
  • 36
  • highway
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