1997 Chrysler Sebring User Reviews

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Joseph writes:
1997 Chrysler Sebring 2 Dr JXi Convertible Review
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5

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Fun to drive, esp. with the top down, good standard features, great Infinity stereo, generally handles well, general good ride quality, decent highway mileage, well-insulated top, handles well in all kinds of weather

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HORRIBLE over bumps, funny brakes, intermittent suspension/alignment problems, noisy ride with top up (b/c it's a convertible, I know...), somewhat uncomfortable driver's seat, bad city mileage, mediocre interior fit and finish (dash, controls, etc)

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Beautiful Car, Loads Of Fun, More Of A Cruiser Than A Sporty Car, Not Very Solid-feeling — Have owned for 7 years! If gas prices continue to skyrocket, though, my next car is a hybrid. Otherwise, my next car is also likely to be a convertible (most likely a Toyota Solara, though). This is a good car if you want a convertible at a decent price, though if you get it pre-owned like I did, be prepared to spend $$$ following the maintenance schedule to the letter.

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Nicole writes:
1997 Chrysler Sebring 2 Dr LXi Coupe Review
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2

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it looks pretty nice, nice rims and wheels, but looks can be decieving

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VERY bumpy ride, hard to see out of the back window, likes to be at the garage a lot.

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Horrible Car... — this car was not nice to me. i bought it in 2005 for $4,200, and over the 3 years that i had it, it cost atleast $6,000 in multiple repairs. my dad calls it the demon car. i was VERY happy to see it go.

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Andrea writes:
1997 Chrysler Sebring 2 Dr JXi Convertible Review
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4

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The wonderfull style and the wonderfull infinity stereo

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the accelleration and fuel consumption

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Electrical Is Going Fine — This car has got a beautiful style and a wonderful stereo. The seats are comfortable and made of leather. The only small problem are the huge consumption of fuel and the lack in accelleration. The size are impressive and thanks to this the luggage van is huge.

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David writes:
1997 Chrysler Sebring 2 Dr JXi Convertible Review
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4

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Sports car looks
Nicely appointed, attractive and comfortable interior
Top worked well and sealed well, aside from a problem which is common for this car to have-the back window fell out

Cons

Sports car only applies to the looks
Brakes-for lack of a more diplomatic term-sucked big time
Power with the optional 2.5L V6 was lacking (my old '91 Escort LX with a 4 speed automatic could beat it)
Disappointing fuel economy from a small-bore V6

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Handsome But Can't Dance — The 1997 Chrysler Sebring JXi is an attractive cruiser with a comfortable and well-appointed interior, but a lackluster engine, disappointing brakes and sloppy handling mar it's overall appeal. Comfortable also applies to the ride, though there is a tradeoff in poor handling at higher speeds. Brakes were spongy underfoot and pedal feel did not inspire confidence-stopping power was marginal at best. The uplevel V6 engine (up from a 2.4 liter inline four cylinder) was underwhelming in it's power delivery, although the optional Autostick might have mitigated any qualms with acceleration-power delivery was smooth at least, and the four speed electronically-controlled automatic shifted smoothly as well. Fuel economy was disappointing for such a small-bore V6, the 1997 Plymouth Voyager SE with the 3.0 liter V6 and three-speed auto that I owned while I owned this got better mileage on the freeway cycle. As long as you're not expecting to carve any canyons, and plan to just use it for it's intended purpose-looking good and comfortable cruising-you'll find much to like here.

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SnglGrma writes:
1997 Chrysler Sebring 2 Dr JXi Convertible Review
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5

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The Color, The Convertible Top, The Handling, The List Goes On!

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The Water Leaking.... But That Is An Easy Fix, Now That I Know Why It Was Doing It!

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She's My Baby!! — I Love Everything About Her, Except The Water Leak! Men Always Had Their Over The Hills Thrills, and I Always Told Myself Ever Since The Beginning Of Time... I Would Own My Own Over The Hill Thrill! I Have Her!

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Scott writes:
1997 Chrysler Sebring 2 Dr JXi Convertible Review
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4

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handling, drop top, ease of used parts

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small mitsu engines

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Sebring — these older sebring are the best they made. such an incredible improvement finally over the old k car body. the handling is way above what you would expect. a more powerful V6 engine besides the 2.7 would have been great.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Carl writes:
1997 Chrysler Sebring 2 Dr LX Coupe Review
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5

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fast
roomyer than most small cars

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comfyer seats would be nice

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Fun Car To Drive — great car to do plenty of things with

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Casey writes:
1997 Chrysler Sebring 2 Dr JX Convertible Review
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3

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convertible

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winter convertible

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Nice Look Low Miles 3800 Obo — it is not the fastest car it is built good but need tune up around 60,000 miles after that runs great has tune up new plugs and wires some other parts and oil change 61,500 miles very low red paint convertible black rims tinted tail lights sumer and winter rims will cost alot on gas it is a point a to b car not fun to drive

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Michael writes:
1997 Chrysler Sebring 2 Dr JX Convertible Review
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4

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Fun and sporty convertible

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Pretty decent gas mileage unless you're using the air conditioning

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Bottom Line The Car Is Fun And Reliable, But It Could Use A Few Upgrades. — I really enjoy driving this car. It handles just as well as the sportier Avenger even though it's considerably heavier. It's a great summer car, put the top down and cruise around town. Just need to fix it up now and it'd be perfect.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Joe writes:
1997 Chrysler Sebring 2 Dr LXi Coupe Review
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4

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fun car to drive, looks good to

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foreign motors suck to work on

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Great Car Gets 30 Mpg — Auto Body project car, rims, paint job, stereo etc Just being in this car is cool red painted center consol banging stereo hurting your ears red rims that turn heads rolling down the highway and the clean body cuz of the shaved trim and moldings. car is hottttt!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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