2004 Dodge Neon User Reviews

2004 Dodge Neon Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 30 reviews

  • Performance:3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars 3.5 / 5
  • Appearance:3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars 3.7 / 5
  • Build Quality: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
  • 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" 20 reviews
"ride" 14 reviews
"reliable car" 5 reviews
"power" 5 reviews
"handling" 4 reviews
CONS
"power" 5 reviews
"brakes" 3 reviews
"in snow" 2 reviews
"noise" 2 reviews
"expensive car" 2 reviews

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Matt writes:
2004 Dodge Neon 4 Dr SXT Sedan Review
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It has amazing gas milage, and a great sound system in it specialy the bass ( thanks Renny)

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Its a tad low but not much

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Dodge Neon — I love my car, i wouldnt change a damn thing about it. The only thing i would do is get new soeakers for my front doors. Also, its got an amazing system in it, and its a great car to drive. Just roll down the windows and have fun kinda car.

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Michael writes:
2004 Dodge Neon 4 Dr SXT Sedan Review
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Gas Mileage, Cheap, Reliable, One of the Fastest cars in its class

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Not an SRT-4......

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My 2004 Dodge Neon — I currently own a 2004 Dodge Neon SXT (sport package) that I bought in 2006 for $9,700. The car is a great first car. It is faster than most other cars in its class and most people underestimate the Neon. Mine came with a rear spoiler, fog lights, a premium sound system, and upgraded wheels. It gets good fuel mileage as well which is another high point for the car. I recently installed a Cold Air Intake and SRT-4 catback exhaust which has increased my gas mileage and has made a huge impact in terms of sound. The catback made me loose a little bottom end power but I gained top end. The brakes are really good quality on mine and the handling is decent for FWD. I must have gotten lucky when buying mine as the car has held up so far needed only scheduled maintenance. The interior could be better but it isn't terrible and the outside is pretty decent looking, especially with the fog lights, spoiler, and my SRT-4 exhaust which has dual tips. All in all it is a good starter car and it can be fun to drive.

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Richard writes:
2004 Dodge Neon 4 Dr R/T Sedan Review
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Looks

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Front Wheel Drive

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A Decent Car — First off, the performance. Acceleration is OK considering the engine size. Braking would of course depend on the brakes put on the car. As for handling, I hate it. The car is front wheel drive so handling is affected. If you notice, I "owned" this car... let's just say its not the drifting car. At the same time, I never had to get any repairs on it except for a hose that was leaking, but of course that happens to all cars. It doesn't look too bad either... it gets pretty awesome gas mileage.

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Dana writes:
2004 Dodge Neon 4 Dr R/T Sedan Review
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sleek, sexy, economic, great bass system, wonderful AC!, comfy seats.. like yea!

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sometimes i cant find my gas pedal when i drive... =/... and the brakes aren't as good as my Cavailer's.

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Great Car For A Good Price — This is actually my grandma's car,shes awesome still thinks shes 16!, anyways... this little car can really move! it handles great, gets good gas milage, and has a greta sporty look without the sportscar price!

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Jon writes:
2004 Dodge Neon 4 Dr SXT Sedan Review
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Feels Fast

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Horrible in Snow

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It's A Great 1st Car — preformance is pretty good for what it is, it feels fast and handles pretty well. Breaks could be better. Stock sound isn't bad.

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Thomas writes:
2004 Dodge Neon 4 Dr SXT Sedan Review
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Good little car.

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Check engine light is on and won't go off no matter what I do.

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Economy — This is a good little car that my wife and I have. It get's good MPG, and is sufficient for what we need. The draw back is that that's all it is there's nothing nice or fancy or great about it.

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Douglas writes:
2004 Dodge Neon 4 Dr SXT Sedan Review
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4

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stylish, good preformance, great on gas

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a little touchy, has an attitude, the need for speed

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Great On Gas, Loves The Canadian Winters — an average review score of 7/10, needs more work under the hood and exterior. can't wait for the spring

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JBoyUTI783 writes:
2004 Dodge Neon 4 Dr SXT Sedan Review
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3

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Gas mileage

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Breaks down all the time

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Errrrrrrrrrrr — Spent over $2500 fixing this car myself in parts......one things gets fixed another breaks......or leaks.....or falls off.....or disappears.....now that I am attending UTI I now have my own access to finding out exactly what I am missing, all that is left is checking for ohms bolts and amperage to make sure everything in getting the applied readings via manufacturers specification, gotta love shop key and all data......

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Nikki writes:
2004 Dodge Neon 4 Dr SXT Sedan Review
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3

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It's lasted a long time!

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I've put a lot of money in to replacing parts! :(

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Kinda Pricey! — Sorry this is the only photo I have of my car at the moment, but I will take another one soon. (I was actually taking a pic of my Jack Russell "Ruckus" in his Santa suit...and he was NOT amused!) Anyhoo....I own a 2004 Dodge Neon. It's ok on gas and has been a "pretty good" car, though I've had to put a lot of money in to repairs & maintenance, on top of kinda pricey car payments and FC insurance. But what'cha gonna do? Gotta have a ride! All in all, it's been a good car, though I was not very happy with having to start putting money in to repairs after only having it for 6 months, and it was only two years old when I bought it. Oh well...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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jerkydirk writes:
2004 Dodge Neon 4 Dr SXT Sedan Review
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4

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It's looks and all the luxury items
Trunk is quite big

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roadholding and cabin noise average
Small gas tank

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Excellent Value For The Money — Like the good fuel economy,but dislike the long gear ratio of transmission, easy to park at any parking spot, the interior colour and the exterior colour match excellent, this small car, with all the luxury, is an ideal ladies or studenst car. .

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Reviews From Other Years

2005 Dodge Neon Reviews

It's Cool And Zippy. Get's You Where You Want To Go With Ease. By Joshcars

It vibrates more than other cars of it's kind. Other cars of it's kind get slightly better gas mileage. But,it does save a lot in gas and it 's very reliable. The styling of the car is a bit funny but... Read More

Last Year Of The Neon By Brian

The dodge Neon's where nice basic cars that had trim models that even made some of the them look cool. The low cost to maintain the Neon is helps to make the care a real deal and the fact so many wher... Read More

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2003 Dodge Neon Reviews

Cute & Affordable Little Neon By bellezza11

It burns a good bit of gas for a little sedan. I like that it's still youthful and fun in style, the dash is plain & boring. like that my model/make has carseat belt and little hooks to clip & secu... Read More

2003 Dodge Neon Sxt By tennislava

Please see Pros and Cons. I really like it because it gives you good MPG and was a perfect car as a college student. Did not have much cargo space, but enough to keep golf bags, clothes, etc. 5 CD i... Read More

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2002 Dodge Neon Reviews

2002 Acr. By helluvaengineer

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 "blizz... Read More

Tiny Engine Knocking Peice Of Junk By buickmantim

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 le... Read More

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2001 Dodge Neon Reviews

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

Cheap operation costs,easy to get parts,simplicity in design and construction. Controls are in easy reach and placed w thought. No real blind spots to complain about. The microscopic cup holders that ... Read More

Good Car For Anyone Who Like Quick 4 Doors. By Raul

2001 Dodge Neon R/T Overall pretty good for a 4 door 4 cylinder car. Its pretty quick off the line but kinda slow on the long run. Hoping to build it up a lil bit maybe put a Turbo in it. Not a Highwa... Read More

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2000 Dodge Neon Reviews

Omg This Car Has Been A Curse Upon My Life By ihatedodgeneons

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... Read More

Great Commuter By Keven

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 ... Read More

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