2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo User Reviews

2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 24 reviews

  • Performance:4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5
  • Appearance:4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars 4.7 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars 4.8 / 5
  • Overall: 4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars 4.7 / 5

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PROS
"ride" 13 reviews
"fuel economy" 12 reviews
"power" 10 reviews
"handling" 8 reviews
"comfortable car" 5 reviews
CONS
"power" 2 reviews
"doors" 2 reviews

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keegroup writes:
2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS Review
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4

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Big folks are comfortable in this car. Heated seats are nice in the winter. Does well in snow and rain. Has sufficient power.

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Obviously not a car for gas mileage. Factory radio is ok-not great.

keegroup
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Stylish, Comfortable Car. — I haven't had any major problems; a few small ones-radiator, oxygen sensors, ABS sensor harness. The latter is a problem that could end up costing a ton if you don't know any better. Also, don't skimp on parts. spend a little more for better. It works out better in the end.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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suracikerr writes:
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Nice looking car with a quiet ride, great gas mileage and low maintenance costs

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Aluminum wheels didn't stand up to western NY salt.

suracikerr
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Best I've Ever Owned. — I bought this car new when the retro style was introduced in 2012. It has been a great car. I now also own a 2005 Monte Carlo and am planning to buy a third. It is very comfortable and quiet with plenty of power even with the smaller V-6.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Gail writes:
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4

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the ss package is sweet onstar xm leather power everything trac control abs air bags

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dex cool was a terrible idea clogs up to easy

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Overall Very Good — liked everything but gas mileage could be a little better good power nice handleing good sound system nice leather seats lumbar support on drivers side a fun car to drive would buy it again almost as fun as my first camaro ss

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

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Brian writes:
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4

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acceleration

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to long of a car

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Yup — Fun to drive with friends and by your yourself when your feeling racing preforms very well for that big of a ca handles corners good . very fun to drive all night long on weekend weekdays all the time every time

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

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Jim writes:
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5

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# 2190 of a production of 2,424.

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hard to work on.

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Loved It Since I Drove It Off The Showroom Floor 8n Years Ago — an awesome car that you don't see on the street every day! great looks and handling and has been reliable since I bought it. goodyear ended the yellow letter eagle 1 tires after the production year, so I had to opt for eagle replacements at about 45,000 miles

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Aimee writes:
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I am a Chevy Girl

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none

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Best Car I Have Owned — V 8 engine lots a power. Smooth Ride and take corners good. Performance great. Sexy car. Sporty but classy at the same time. It has a solid built. Has had usual maintenance. The exterior is SS Super Charged white with Tinted glass.NASCAR. Interior is black with awsome sound system.

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

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Chandra writes:
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its a hendricks racing eddition ss

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lol its a tight fit for a car seat

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My Ss — hendricks racing edition ss, rides great, leather seats with seat warmers ,sunroof, very nice design, not box shaped like most newer cars, very cheap to buy suprisingly, blue, stock flames on the front (tehe) interior very easy to keep clean and vacuum .... very fun to drive and handles great on the road overall just a nice car

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Josh writes:
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speed

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Awesome — car was excellent on fuel. Very stable taking corners at a higher speed. It is no wonder why these cars were used as a nascar model. This car was awesome to drive felt like you were driving a real nascar!

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

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Marcia writes:
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Styling, sporty appearance, handling, comfortable, 30 mpg

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nothing yet

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03 Monte Ss Jeff Gordon Edition — I LOVE this car - Looks hot, handles like a dream, Totally reliable AND gets 30 mpg. The heated leather seats are a must have in MN, as is the traction control, although I must admit I store this baby in the winter. High quality sound system w/satellite radio & power moon roof don't hurt, either.

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debb92454 writes:
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It is good on gas and handles good.

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debb92454
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Monte Carlo's Are A Great Car — Performance of the Monte Carlo SS is great, acceleration is great, handles great, Quality of the car is great, no squeaks or rattles. Both the interior and exterior are in good condition. On the Hwy the car get 30 MPG. Well maintained. One owner. It is a fun car to drive. Very quiet.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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