2000 Dodge Intrepid Overview

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Base
69 national listings
ES
33 national listings
R/T
15 national listings

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4.55 stars

Based on 26 reviews

I Love It. That's Why I've Got Two Of Them! by Kevin
 — Performance - For being such a large car, it is pretty sporty. It's a good winter vehicle because it's great on gas (32+ mpg) and the front-wheel-drive is pretty good in the snow. Build Quality - The ... Read More
Great All Around Car! by Michael5865
 — I've had this car for nearly 3 years and have had no major mechanical problems. The only expensive things were the replacement of the timing belt and water pump at 90,000 and I just got a new belt for... Read More
Fearless R/t by Ryan
 — This is an R/T with a 3.5 Liter High Output V6 it has 253 hp with premium gas. This Car is fun to drive and the tires spin easily. Bad gas Mileage though. Nothing major has gone wrong with this car... Read More

2000 Dodge Intrepid Overview

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Based on 26 reviews

2000 Dodge Intrepid

The 2000 Dodge Intrepid shifted things around a bit.  The standard engine on the ES model was now the same as on the base, a 2.7-liter, 200-hp V6.  The 3.2-liter, 225-hp V6, which previously was standard on ES, is now an option.  ABS, which had always been standard on ES is also now just an option.  Perhaps this is because in 2000, the Intrepid introduced the R/T peformance trim, which did have ABS standard, plus 17-inch alloy wheels, and a redesigned 3.5-liter V6 engine that reached 242-horsepower.  With the R/T, the 2000 Dodge Intrepid was moving closer to the realm of sports coupe rather than family car.

The base model also saw some upgrades, receiving 16-inch wheels and a power sunroof option.  Most owners agree that you should get an Intrepid with at least the 3.2 V6 if you want the best acceleration and engine power to match the sporty stylings of the car.  Though it is a full-size sedan, it handles like a small car, precise and responsive.  Owners also love that the trunk can fit large objects, though complain that the opening is too small get them in there.  

Other complaints include cramped legroom in the front and a lack of lumbar support in the seats. Rear blind spots present difficulties.  A lot of drivers are unhappy with their Intrepid, mostly for mechanical reasons (meaning high maintenance costs), including engine problems, transmission failures, and the power windows getting off-track.

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2000 Dodge Intrepid

I have a 2000 intrepid, last year it wouldn't start it was like I had a dead battery after I jump started it, it started like normal for about 4 months. I had to jump it a second time after getting ...

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How Long Does It Take To Replace 2000 Dodge Intrepid 2.7 Oil Pan Gasket

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Does Anyone Know How Much It Costs To Replace A Freeze Plug?

I'm trying to find out how much a freeze pump on a 2000 dodge intrepid would cost including parts and labor?

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Replace Battery & Dashboard Functions Quit?

We replaced the battery in our 2000 Dodge Intrepid, and immediately several dashboard items quit. These quit and returned in a few days: car wouldn't honk when locked with key fob, left-your-lights-on...

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