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2000 Plymouth Neon Sedan

 
 

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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 132 hp @ 5600 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 24/31 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No
 

Review of the 2000 Plymouth Neon

  • Even though it's been redesigned, the Neon retains strengths such as its spunky attitude and weaknesses such as a lack of powertrain refinement - - the optional automatic tranny is still a primitive three-speed unit.

  • Safety
  • Pros

    Large interior, competent handling, dirt-cheap.

  • Cons

    Peppy DOHC engine gone, low roofline, no more coupe.

  • What's New for 2000

    Side-impact airbags and leather seats are now available in Plymouth's economy car. If you've got a hankering for the Plymouth nameplate,…

 
What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews

  Average Consumer Rating (41 total reviews)


Loved my first car

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Vehicle: 2000 Plymouth Neon Highline 4dr Sedan

My dad got my first car, 2000 Plymouth Neon, with 44k for $3500 in 2010. The only major problem I ever encountered was the radiator went out at about 60k (which is VERY typical). I also had the tie rod end snap, but that was only because when the original owner replaced it they put the wrong part on. Overall I loved this car, i never worried about it breaking down and it got great mpg. Very reliable and worth the money. Unfortunately it was wrecked in the front end when someone hit me in a truck head on and drove off, i only had state minimum so was unable to fix the car. :( was very sad to see it go. I now drive a 2000 pt cruiser (which i also enjoy driving)




I'll get another when she's

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Vehicle: 2000 Plymouth Neon LX 4dr Sedan

209,000 miles. Never a prob. Its all about maintenence. I will def get another when it does kick it! Had a Ford contour for a yr and it had 7 recalls on it. Not secure in driving. Had this car 9 yrs. Give or take. Not one recall!




Best car i've ever owned

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Vehicle: 2000 Plymouth Neon Highline 4dr Sedan

Owned and driven for about 7 years; average daily commute of 70 miles. Purchased at 60,000 miles; now at 163,000 and going strong. It's had a chronic oil leak since around 90,000 - tried to have a couple different mechanics chase it down, but it's deep in the engine and repair estimate was more than half the $4,000 I paid for the car. But it runs fine and I don't mind a little incontinence. Otherwise, it handles nice, always starts, and has been extremely low maintenance.



 
 
 
Gas Mileage

EPA-Rated MPG

  • 24
  • cty
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  • 31
  • highway
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Full 2000 Plymouth Neon Review

What's New for 2000

Side-impact airbags and leather seats are now available in Plymouth's economy car. If you've got a hankering for the Plymouth nameplate, act fast; as of 2002 Plymouth will be closing shop and subsuming its identity to the gods of DaimlerChrysler.

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