2002 Dodge Neon User Reviews

2002 Dodge Neon Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 23 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
"ride" 10 reviews
"fuel economy" 10 reviews
"power" 7 reviews
"handling" 6 reviews
"speed" 4 reviews
CONS
"small power" 3 reviews
"fuel economy" 2 reviews
"light" 2 reviews

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Renee writes:
2002 Dodge Neon 4 Dr STD Sedan Review
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was freeeee

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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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helluvaengineer writes:
2002 Dodge Neon 4 Dr ACR Sedan Review
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Fun to drive
Sporty enough for a daily driver

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Loud, loud, loud
Not the Safest car out there

helluvaengineer
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2002 Acr. — It was a fun little car to drive. It came with the adjustable suspension which was either moderately comfortable or extremely hard. Cornered very well and even made it through a couple Atlanta "blizzards" with no problems. Not the safest car out there and it was "very loud." Overall I wish they'd made more of this trim.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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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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buickmantim writes:
2002 Dodge Neon 4 Dr SE Sedan Review
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Gas mileage

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Everything its a peice of crap

buickmantim
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Tiny Engine Knocking Peice Of Junk — I disliked everything I bought it cause its all the bank would give me I had it 6 months enough to build some credit than I bought a sexy fast Buick!! the oil pan feel out at 45000 miles the engine leaked the tranny jerked it was slow up hills the seats were uncomfortable I needed a cyropracter after words I guess the outside was kinda nice the interior was ugly engine knocked all day gas mileage was 250 a tank and had a 12 gallan tank its a good car for a teenage girl but not me I hate how it broke down at 45000 miles the stinking oilpan fell off while going 65 it almost blew up from that overall its a cute little car for teenage girls that is a peice of junk mine was my friend had a 2005 neon it was way better she hasn't had any problems maybe I just got a bad one

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Tommi writes:
2002 Dodge Neon 4 Dr SE Sedan Review
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Good looking, nice to drive, worth every penny.

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Not the most economic car.

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The Best Car I've Ever Driven. — Nowadays cars are built so that the car has more control of driving than the driver. But not Neon, it's a drivers car and definetly a good buy.

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kaypman writes:
2002 Dodge Neon 4 Dr SXT Sedan Review
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Great Car with great gas mileage best car I have owned had it over 10 years and still running strong Over 150,000

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Not an SUV

kaypman
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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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Jorge writes:
2002 Dodge Neon 4 Dr SE Sedan Review
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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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Lisa writes:
2002 Dodge Neon 4 Dr R/T Sedan Review
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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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Kris writes:
2002 Dodge Neon 4 Dr SE Sedan Review
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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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Fun to drive

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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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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

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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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