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LOOKS ARE SOOO DECEIVING!! by junior on 04/24/2011. Trim: 1996 Dodge Neon Coupe, Owned more than 10 years.
Pros: the exterior and interior appearance , thats about it, as well as the the orange instrumental lighting zippy and can get up and go but wouldnt recomment doing that on regular basis, it knowing long term the engine cant handle that. i bought it NOT knowing the engine history on this type of vehicle. darn my ignorance and bad luck
Cons: just about everything else. looks MUST be deceiving because things kept going wrong every time i turn around. i bought it after saying no more fords prior to this. this was my first dodge, unfortunately not my last. these are really made cheapy! o2 sensor went out at least 3xs. various engine problems, brakes, headlights kept burning out prematurely? why i dont know.
Overall review: very problematic vehicle, too many various engine issues DONT buy this car unless your wanting to go to the dealer or other shop on regular basis, LOOKS ARE SO deceiving!! i hit 3 different deer with it and kept running but lil things kept poppin up therfore after.
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The worst vehicle on the road by Keith - Toronto on 03/13/2008. Trim: 1996 Dodge Neon Sport coupe, Owned 10 years.
Pros: I liked the look of this car when I bought it. It was jet black and looked really sweet
Cons: Head gasket blew at 100,000 Kms. Air conditioning went out at 120,000 Kms. Then the real problems started. One electrical problem after another. From corroded wires going to the starter to my power doors not working to my dome light not working. I had to service the car 5 times due to"mis firing".The car was a pain to start and would not idle properly and the after a week of this I would be driving on the highway and the engine would just cut out. I was told it was the TPS sensor so I replaced it for $585 and it worked for a week before the engine started overheating and the rad blew. I coasted to the nearest used car lot and bought a 1995 Sunfire which proved VERY reliable
Overall review: This is the absolute worst vehicle I have ever owned and have since sworn off all Chrysler/Dodge/Jeep products and urge everyone I know to do the same.
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Worth it.. unless you win the lottery and like working on cars.. no.. by An MSN Autos Consumer on 08/13/2006. Trim: 1996 Dodge Neon Coupe, Owned 1 year.
Pros: Good Gas Millage. With $3 a gallon i still only pay $30 for a week.
Cons: Gas money saved, is lost to repairs. I have put out more then twice as much money as i bought the car for. With in 4 days of buying the car my Rear main seal blew.. took 11 hours to fix one seal. The entire engine and Trans had to come out. And that was the just the start of it.. I spent $1500 on the car when i bought it.. then put $3200 into repairs..
Overall review: Dont buy this car.. Ask any mechanic and they should tell you the same thing...
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Good Car by Sky from Maine on 07/12/2006. Trim: 1996 Dodge Neon Coupe, Owned 2 years.
Pros: It was fun to drive
Cons: Not very good in snow
Overall review: Good Car
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Beautiful - a real keeper! by Lee in Louisville on 09/21/2005. Trim: 1996 Dodge Neon Coupe, Owned 9 years.
Pros: Performance and handling with excellent gas mileage. Got up into the 40-44 mpg on long highway trips. Nice wide doors.
Cons: Trunk is a little too narrow and the back seat is a pain for passengers on long trips.
Overall review: A most excellent car, if you bought it new and take it in for regular service, use Mobile 1 synthetic oil and Chevron gas it should last a long time and bring top dollar on trade unless you do like me and run a car 20 years or until it doesn't run anymore.
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