1999 Dodge Stratus Overview


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4 Dr ES Sedan
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3.95 stars

Based on 14 reviews

Outstanding Value For A Dependable, Reliable, Economical Sedan Offering Great Interior Space by LiteWerk
 — Base model w/2.0L 5-speed. Extremely dependable and reliable. Great fuel economy of 35.5 comined city/hwy, mostly hwy. Great useable interior and trunk space. Above average factory stereo. Sharp,... Read More
by Michelle
 — i loved the car, only got rid of it because my family grew. makes me sad when i see the new owner driving it. but it was a nice and reliable car and would refer anyone to buy another one. i am goin... Read More
Epic by Matthew
 — Handles and runs pretty quick for a 4 door sedan. Alot of suspension issues, have replaced all ball joints/control arms except one... and that one needs to be replace too now. Read More

1999 Dodge Stratus Overview

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1999 Dodge Stratus

The 1999 Dodge Stratus enters 1999 with two trims, the ES and the Base.  Between them, they offer three engines controlled by 2 different transmissions.  The ES comes with the standard 2.5-liter V6 with 168 hp, and a standard 4-speed automatic transmission.  The Base gives you the option of a 2.0 or 2.4-liter I4, and a five speed manual or 4 speed automatic, depending on your budget and driving preferences.  Gas mileage from the 1999 Dodge Stratus depends on which engine/transmission combo you pick, but ranges from 26/37 mpg to 19/27 mpg.

For comfort and convenience, the 1999 Dodge Stratus has air conditioning, cruise control, a CD changer, an optional moonroof, and leather seats.  The trunk has more than enough room to carry the weekly groceries, without taking away from any of the room in the passenger compartment.  To keep your family and your food safe, the 1999 Dodge Stratus has an ABS system, power door locks, a locking differential, and passenger and driver airbags.

Owners of the 1999 Dodge Stratus seemed happier with the 1999 than owners did with previous models.  The common complaints were replacing transmissions to early, blown head gaskets, and squeaky, soft brakes, but the frequency of complaints is going down as the years of the Dodge Stratus progress.  Most owners were happy with the amount of passenger space and the interior comforts, though some people did say the car is not made for taller or heavier drivers.  Overall, this is said to be a pretty good, practical, family-oriented car.


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??? Why My Stratus Won't Shift Out Of 1st Gear

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1)red Light Above Stereo Normal? 2) Power Steering Fluid Compartment Smoke...

I have a 1999 dodge stratus with 225*** mi a red light is always on, on top of the stereo is that normal? As well my car well literally turn off after driving it for 5-10 minutes and the battery light...

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Do I Need A New Pcm When Swapping 2.4l Dohc Engine Into A 2.0l Song Straus?...

I bought the car with the engine swap already done. No spark, no start situation.

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My 1999 Dodge Stratus Is Not Shifting And My Speedometer Stopped Working

i was driving my car one day and the next day it wont shift gears and the speedometer stopped working. when i checked me transmission fluid was over filled. please help...

24 views with 4 answers (last answer 6 months ago)

If The Transmission Is Not Shifting Into Gear ,what Could Be The Problem

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