2000 Dodge Neon User Reviews

2000 Dodge Neon Review Ratings

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  • Performance:3.2 out of 5 stars3.2 out of 5 stars3.2 out of 5 stars3.2 out of 5 stars3.2 out of 5 stars 3.2 / 5
  • Appearance:3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars 3.6 / 5
  • Build Quality:3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars 3.8 / 5
  • Overall: 3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars 3.9 / 5

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PROS
"fuel economy" 18 reviews
"ride" 12 reviews
"power" 4 reviews
"cheap car" 4 reviews
"handling" 4 reviews
CONS
"power" 2 reviews
"weak power" 2 reviews
"body" 2 reviews

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2000 Dodge Neon 4 Dr ES Sedan Review
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4

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it a good car on gas and good for going out easy to fix.

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it get a problem in a bad spot

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Outstanding — what I like about this car is it fast and great on gas. the negative about it is it get the problem in a bad spot having to find a solution to trying to find were the problem is coming from

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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tommcmanis writes:
2000 Dodge Neon 4 Dr ES Sedan Review
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5

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Lots of these out there lots of parts,reliable,easy to service.

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Plastic and ooddles of it,painted peeling dash makes it look cheap,def vents edge of dash always missing or broken,one tone int,lack of well placed cup holders,the center one is sure to start an arguement w the wife as the other two are placed below the edge of the dash and foam fountian cup are a sure recipe for a soda tsunami holders rip the bottoms out. No ashtry!!!!! Boo Dodge,just cause you dont smoke i do. Ashtray can be purchased from the dealer 45.00.

tommcmanis
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Reliable,low Maint Cost,good Transportation. — Dislike the four door only,two door should have been offered,lots of nice cheap plastic,overall not a stand out,ir remarkable car. Like) dependibility easy to Work on big supply of aftermarket upgrades and not alot of break downs or shop time

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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ihatedodgeneons writes:
2000 Dodge Neon 4 Dr ES Sedan Review
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3

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Fun to drive

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Too much maintenance required

ihatedodgeneons
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Omg This Car Has Been A Curse Upon My Life — I bought my neon about 14 months ago. From the moment I bought it I have had to pour money in to repairs. I bought it for $1500. I've spent at least twice that in repairs. It's got 155,000 miles on it. Not too bad for it's age. Whoever owned it before me must have ragged the hell out of it. I've been having repeated issues with OVERHEATING. This is at least the FOURTH time now, and each has been caused by a different reason. I just spent $600 to try and make it driveable. One week later and it's not driveable once AGAIN. The water pump is also under the freaking motor, which is absolutely stupid. For something so simple, it's going to cost you $$$ to fix because the whole motor has to be yanked right out. It sucks because all this money I've had to spend on this piece of work is not chump change for me. I am a student and I'm extremely broke... so I'm really rather angry about my experience. Wish I could get a refund/return it to the dealer I bought it from. I won't buy another Dodge ever again in my life!!!!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Tyler writes:
2000 Dodge Neon 4 Dr ES Sedan Review
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okay on gas

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slow.. if needed get a 5 speed

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Sucks — :-P its fine if you don't want something fast. Its a goodish first car for someone who's 16. After a while it just gets old and you're ready to up the power and response of the car. 5 speed is the way to go cause autos of this car (like mine) are just plain boring

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Musicman123 writes:
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4

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Great Gas mileage, always started, reliable.

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I had the basic model, wished I bought more options on the car.

Musicman123
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Fantastic Starter Car! — I drove this car for 13 years & it always ran like a champ. Reliable, economical, easy to park and just a great car. Low maintenance costs and great fuel economy makes this a winner. I'd drive it all over again.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Jonathan writes:
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transmission

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Mine — It gets up on the expressway and it change colors at night. Its a very good gas saver. It got rims, some 12''pioneer speakers. And it got a supercharge Yes

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2000 Dodge Neon 4 Dr Highline Sedan Review
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For a domestic economy I have more than got my money's worth. With 227k on the clock little has gone wrong except preventive maintenance.

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The thing annoying is the rear wheel bearings wear out quick and there is no camber for the front from the factory. Seemed to get knocked out of alignment easy. I had that fixed though with aftermarket bolts.

jbn7474
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A Decent Rival To The Civic And Corolla — I have had this car since it had 18k on it in 2001. I didnt expectit to last this long. It, however has been a little tank and the engine and tranny has been bullet proof. I have 227k on the original tranny and engine. No head gasket problems on my car, guess I was lucky when this gem rolled off the line. In 2008 I did a preventive overhaul to keep her going good. I have done all the maintanance, oil every 3k, belts, fluids, replaced struts once at 170k, tires a few times, tranny flushes et. I did remove the cat on the manifold and tricked the PCM with spark plug non foulers on the O2 sensors and then put a high flow cat with a magnaflow muffler and that uncorked the restricted exhaust. I put a cold air intake and a shift reprogramming kit on the three speed and it turned it into a little pocket rocket. If you have the three speed I would suggest getting this shift kit from transdapt. You have to remove the Valve body and do some work to the tranny, but its worth it as you can shift manual of put it in drive for auto. The diffrence is incredible and It will rev to the red line in every gear. It puts you in control of the engine. I would say its on par with the 5-speed, shifts are precise and firm. The shift kit actually makes your tranny tougher and last longer too, as 227k is proof. Even with all the high revving it still drives like new today. What can I say, I got a neon that treated me good. No rust at all on this car and the paint is still decent, too. I would reccomend this car to anyone looking for an affordable ride without the import price.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Keven writes:
2000 Dodge Neon 4 Dr Highline Sedan Review
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4

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40 mpg's for the 5 speed if i baby it

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body is very succeptable to rot

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Great Commuter — reliable and easy to repair easy to work on unless you need to touch the belts. parts are dirt cheap and 90% of repairs i can do myself with little mechanical experience. fun to drive with some light mods as well

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Peter writes:
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Cute, fuel efficient

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No back support

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Dodge Neon 2000 — It was perfect for my job as a pizza delivery driver. It got really good gas mileage and was a manual transmission. As long as I kept giving it oil changes every couple thousand miles, it would treat me very well. Also very spacious inside. The trunk was huge. The braking was splendid although I also put that in with the fact that I would downshift to brake also. No repairs were necessary aside from usual wear and tear. I would suggest it to anyone looking for a car. The Dodge Neon.

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Josiah writes:
2000 Dodge Neon 4 Dr Highline Sedan Review
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Unreliable

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Trannys Blow At 140,000 Quite Often, Other Features Wear Out At About The Same Time, Don't Buy... — Reliable up to 150,000 miles, after that the Neon is about worthless. Its a nice get around ride for college students and others on price budgets. A great gas saver, I got up to 35 MPG on highway... Pretty nice little car, but again doesn't last a long time.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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1995 Dodge Neon Reviews

It's An Ok Car For A Beginning Driver. By Alan

This car has been good to me. I found it sitting behind my old landlord's rental property and it had a bad motor in it. I swapped that out and am still fixing things on it. I still cannot complain abo... Read More

Best Bang For Buck Tuner Car By Chris

Decent power for a single cam. Quality is on the low side but its very cheap. Handles like its on rails and i peaked at 42mph Maintenance is not only cheap, but easy to find and easy to put on. Free ... Read More

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1996 Dodge Neon Reviews

Good For Back And Forth. By shaggy1981

i dis like the use of space inside by the manufacturer. dash could have been smaller, front seats could have moved forward for more overall space. engine compartment very easy to work on. plenty of "o... Read More

Nice Little Toy To Beat On By Benjamin

well one dodge sucks, the handling sucks, the gas mileage is good, but that type of car is just not a good car to drive around in. I hate that car, brought me more trouble than I ever needed, just hop... Read More

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1997 Dodge Neon Reviews

Awesome Car By Josh

awesome car fast nitrous 43 miles to a gallon paints chipping off very quick at the draw stick shift is the way to go interior of car is clean some times car is the best i have ever owned in my life Read More

Cheap And Fun Way To Get From Place To Place By Cody

accelerates very nicely, brakes exellent, handles like a hot wheels. very few things go wrong with it except for scheduled maitanence, no squeaks or rattles. looks somewhat sporty, interior could lo... Read More

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1998 Dodge Neon Reviews

Fun By purplebush

i like the ease of use and repair excellent on gas as long as you can fight the need to bury the throttle to the floor overall a great car for beginning enthusiasts or veterans wanting a change of pac... Read More

Its A Good Car By Brad

The performance works well, and the build quality is great. My car was garaged all its life for racing and it even still has the fire extinguisher in it. The appearance is good with only 2 doors and... Read More

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1999 Dodge Neon Reviews

Not A Bad Starter Car, Ready For Something Else By Schus8507

this car has been good to me, learned to drive in this little car. overall it's well worth the relatively low price. most salvage yards have more than enough neons sitting around to keep her on the ro... Read More

Winter Beater And Long Distance Driver. By Tater343

I like that I only paid scrap prices for a vehicle that runs and drives and its only major problem is the alternator and power steering belt has a high pitched screaming noise whenever you start, drop... Read More

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