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2002 Dodge Neon User Reviews

2002 Dodge Neon Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 22 reviews

  • Performance: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
  • Appearance:4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5
  • Overall: 4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars 4.1 / 5

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PROS
"fuel economy" 10 reviews
"ride" 9 reviews
"power" 7 reviews
"handling" 6 reviews
"speed" 4 reviews
CONS
"small power" 3 reviews
"light" 2 reviews
"fuel economy" 2 reviews

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Kristian writes:
2002 Dodge Neon 4 Dr R/T Sedan Review
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Fast, sporty nice looking economic car.

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nothing!

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Neon Ftw! — Fast accelarating, excellent handling and very firm braking. Very good gas mileage - 35mpg! Sporty looking exterior and cosy interior! Cost of ownership is really low since it is an American vehicle. Does not have any major mehcanical problems. The car is really fun to drive and it has a lot of room for all your friends.

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

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Justin writes:
2002 Dodge Neon 4 Dr R/T Sedan Review
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Fun to drive

Cons

Only 20ish mpg

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Excellent Inexpensive Starting Or Racing Car. — Have only had it for a few years, but it's a great car. Hasn't needed work other than basic maintenance and a new battery. Drives pretty much like any other sports car, great acceleration, great braking, excellent handling. Only downside is it only gets about 20ish mpg, which doesn't seem right to me. Could have a couple aftermarket parts, I haven't bothered to check. Was well worth the $6000 I paid for it used at I think 70k miles.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Renee writes:
2002 Dodge Neon 4 Dr STD Sedan Review
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3

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was freeeee

Cons

is slowww and no fun

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Clyde! — meet clyde! he is automatic. NO FUN. slow basically. wasnt my choice of car, but for free, it was good. in good condition, hasnt had many problems. except the trunk freakin leaked water because the seal on the tail light was bad... yeah turns out it happens to a ton of neons but dodge is too lame to do a recall or whatever. so clyde smelled moldy for a while haaha. appearance is perfect, no dings or what not. "champagne" is not my color choice, but at least the dirt isnt noticeable LOL. gas mileage is mediocre... i like to put the pedal to the metal sometimes n im sure that doesnt help it any. i dont drive it thaaat often, so oil changes are far apart and i do it myself anyway. as for performance... brakes well, handling is a bit touchy but i dont mind that. acceleration kinda lags, i find myself goin into overdrive on accident sometimes bc i feel like clydes not movin much so i jus keep pushing the pedal lol

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Jorge writes:
2002 Dodge Neon 4 Dr SE Sedan Review
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4

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Nice car, one of the last sport-looking sedan, very comfortable and stable, fun to drive it.

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Expesive at its repairments and parts.

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Neon Days — Best model of Neon, low front, high back, looks pretty sport, nice handling, soft breaks, good acceleration, comfortable seats, the transmission feels nice and soft, I like it, you can drive as elegant or as furious as you want, it will be ready for it. The front panel could be better designed, the air panels are a little uncomfortable to adjust, all the parts and the services are little expensive but they worth it, has a little high fuel consumption over the city, but its reliable over highway.

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kaypman writes:
2002 Dodge Neon 4 Dr SXT Sedan Review
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4

Pros

Great Car with great gas mileage best car I have owned had it over 10 years and still running strong Over 150,000

Cons

Not an SUV

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Great Affordable Car — Great little car for Students. Great Car with great gas mileage best car I have owned had it over 10 years and still running strong Over 150,000 miles. Sadly time to trade it in and get an SUV I shall miss the Neon

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Kris writes:
2002 Dodge Neon 4 Dr SE Sedan Review
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Pros

the fact that its mine

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a cylinder is not firing

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Its Mine — its a fun car with good handling and good style too. not running on all cylinders but still a peppy ride. i own it and it is awesome. it is a very fun car. the price is good and it is reliable.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Justin writes:
2002 Dodge Neon 4 Dr R/T Sedan Review
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5

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cheap performance

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addictive

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Well Rounded Econo Car That Has Some Pep — performance - comes with upgrades from the factory, easy to mod, and lots of aftermarket. Handles great, brakes are good, just needs a bit more pep. build quaility - i wont lie, it is a neon, but if you know its flaws and address them properly, these cars will last a long time. appearance - nice lines added from the body kit, agressive open front bumper to give it a sporty look. Dual exhaust with chrome tips for an added sophisticated look. cost of ownership - one of the cheapest cars to own and maintain. follow the service manual and you wont have hardly any issues fun factor - since its the r/t its ready to go the track and have fun, especially if you like autocross. even spirited driving is a blast on the highway.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Lisa writes:
2002 Dodge Neon 4 Dr R/T Sedan Review
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5

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The driver

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The horse power to weight ratio

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Neon — Well I love my car, however it is way to under powered. Reliable it never lets me down knock on wood! Bit of a gas pig lol but my go-kart is for sure fun to drive!!! Plus I love to beat civics!

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

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RAFA writes:
2002 Dodge Neon 4 Dr SE Sedan Review
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4

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Great auto

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none

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A Great Car — The performance is great with acceleration, braking and handling. the built quality no need for repairs it did hear a big noise sometimes the appearance it looked sport and the color great silver the gas mileage a great saver and maintenance easy to maintain judt keep it up to date and it was fun to drive.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Will writes:
2002 Dodge Neon 4 Dr SXT Sedan Review
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4

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Fun car

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Tranny

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Great Car That Will Last But Also Has Issues Cuz Its A Dodge — Overall this car is decent. The performance is alright, it could get up and go more and Ive had issues with the tranny. Its built to withstand a lot of different weather..trust me, I know. The appearance I love and have made it a nice car even though its mostly stock :P.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Great Transportation Or Teen Starter Car Parts Are Plentiful And Fairly Inexpensive By Tom

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