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Dodge Colt - Highway Warrior — I did not want to buy the car. My previous car was very nice and its engine went out. I wanted to hate the little Colt, because I could not afford to buy a new car at the time, and I really wanted a nicer car. I drove the car for about six years. The car went through intense winter cold, snow storms, and high levels of heat in desert climates during the summers. My Colt managed to handle all of that with much more grace than I ever imagined possible from such a small car. Car was loud under acceleration, but when wound hard could keep up with very expensive cars. The car handled well in snow and ice. Constant oil leaks were the only problem.

Pros: Economical, fast, good manual transmission

Cons: Constant oil leaks

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Sport Utility Vehicle Before Suvs! — This car is ugly, slow, and has terrible performance. But it got 30+ MPG and could haul SEVEN full-size adults. (Note: This was the Vista model, not the base Colt). Great for large dogs or hauling other stuff. Quite the workhorse for a rinky-dinky four cylinder engine.

Pros: Gas mileage, decent reliability, holds EVERYTHING

Cons: Parts were tough to get, head-gasket would always leak on these

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The Cow — The Dodge Colt E was literally a rebadged Mitsubishi Mirage. The only place it even said Dodge was on the trunk lid "Imported for Dodge". This one made the fabled Bloomsburg/Dallas trip: 31 hours there, 24 hours back. Which killed the transmission.

Pros: great on gas, just big enough for 5 hockey players and their stuff, easy to drive and park

Cons: apparently easy to steal without anyone noticing right away

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Good Car — I bought this car new. i was tired of riding motorcycles in the winter and rain. I wanted shelter and heat. It eventually died--I think it became jealous of the Saturn wagon we bought, because it refused to starta week after we bought the Saturn.

Pros: reliable,good mileage

Cons: small, not very speedy

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1994 Dodge Colt Reviews

Dodge Colt By Patrick

Small car but does the job for the type of vehicule it is, really solid car, it rarely ever breaks (excelent mitsubishi mechanic). I still own it and even tough I'd feel like changing, I can't find th... Read More

Wow! This Is Something Else For A Cheap Entry Level Lil Car! By P.J.

awesome handling, accelerates like a shot, hangs onto the road like it's on rails, seats are comfortable too... Read More

1993 Dodge Colt Reviews

First Car By PK Kevin

This was my first car ever. It got 50 miles to the gallon but it was very plain inside. Everything was plastic. It had a small tear in the door panel that always drove me crazy. I drove too quickly... Read More

1992 Dodge Colt Reviews

1992 Dodge Colt Gl By jtolfree

The car is small so therefore it should be easy on gas. The car is also light weight so the insurance and registration should be fairly cheap. The cars also in great condition. It really benifits me b... Read More

1992 Dodge Colt By Chris

My first car which I bought with just 4000km on it. Fantastic on gas and was great on reliability until it hit the 200k mark when the cooling system, tranny, suspension and brakes gave out, then a bi... Read More

1991 Dodge Colt Reviews

If I Could Find Another I'd Buy It And Another As A Spare. By Clark_Hill

I bought the car new from a dealer in 1991 have now 433000 km on the clock. It has a two litre fuel injected engine and a 5 speed manual transmission. Its upright seating position huge green... Read More

Excellent For A Commuter , And Great All Around Prices By Spherris

I just bought mine but from what ive seen and heard they are very reliable and great $$$ savers on gas. Its quiet and has excellent space even room for a rack on top :) and affordable. Ty dodge please... Read More

1990 Dodge Colt Reviews

Commuting To Work Or Family Transportation By Jessie

its performance is good but not the best dew to lak of acceleration it has very good braking handling is like every other car for the build quality its just the things basics that it needed in repairs... Read More

Great Little Devil By LlaPI19

This car looks good. Has good gas millage, acceleration and is easy to work on. Hope to drive it until it falls apart has given us great service and still does. I have never had any regrets about own... Read More

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