1997 Dodge Neon User Reviews

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1997 Dodge Neon 2 Dr STD Coupe Review
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Awesome Car — 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

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

Pros: gasamizer

Cons: none

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1997 Dodge Neon 4 Dr Highline Sedan Review
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Cheap And Fun Way To Get From Place To Place — 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 look a little better. excelent mpg's, low maitanence cost. FUN!!!

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: looking for a fun way to get from place to place

Cons: not very good for carrying large loads

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1997 Dodge Neon 2 Dr Sport Coupe Review
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Great Car — its one of those cars that pull up next to u and they rev the engine and all u see is rust and a bad paint job but u race anyways and it blows u out of the water great acel good braking great handling has a slight wobble when the speedometer is burried at 120 30 mpg as long ass i keep the lead out of my shoe maintnace is mostly my brakes as the car sat for a year and a half in a mud puddle

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

Pros: fun to cruise nice smooth ride can be a fast speeding ticket got a 72 in a 55 the other night lol

Cons: avoid this car if you pull the sparkwire out of its chamber and theres oil on it

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1997 Dodge Neon 4 Dr Sport Sedan Review
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Cute But Small — It's not much of a car..It's how you drive it. The performance is good,if it was a minivan. The exterior is sporty but dinged up from a previous owner. Pretty standard maintenance. I baby it, but it's a neon. I had a good after market stereo system, but it was stolen. That made the drive more..fun.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: It gets reasonable gas mileage and is practical.

Cons:   It's not a sportscar that's fo sho.

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1997 Dodge Neon 2 Dr STD Coupe Review
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Cheap — it has good gas milage but that about it. it a compact car but if u travel a distance to work it good to have. but other than that i wouldnt consider driving it because of looks or tryin to pick up the ladies

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: mpg

Cons: everything else

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1997 Dodge Neon 4 Dr Sport Sedan Review
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While It Is A Fun To Drive Car, Its Place Might Be Best As An Intro-tuner Than A Reliable Daily. — For the era that the car was released in, it had class-leading power and handling (Even going so far as to include a model with stock-adjustable springs and shocks, as well as an additional "R/T" option that made hooking up nitrous much easier) that beat out even the legendary Honda Civic. However, being that it is still a 2 liter saloon, the car does have its limitations. The car mostly suffers from its horrible-looking interior and purely ugly exterior treatments. Another huge problem that, while I personally never experienced, numerous people claim the Neon to have all sorts of problems with breaking down and other systems failures. Equipped with the manual transmission (as it should be), the car is quite fun to drive, easily able to spin its tires in first second and third gear.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Compact, fun, cheap, easy to work on and upgrade

Cons: Hideously ugly, apparantly plagued by technical problems.

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1997 Dodge Neon 2 Dr Sport Coupe Review
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Good Car — Pretty nice car. Big difference between 96 and 97! I like that it has a sporty look to it. I got it used but it is in great condition and have not needed to put any work into it yet. If you need a starter car this is the way to go. You can find them pretty low in price.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: The sporty style on a budget.

Cons: Nothing yet.

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1997 Dodge Neon 4 Dr Highline Sedan Review
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Awesome Piece — I got an awesome piece as its going on very good. Great mileage and very good power. Overall performance is very good. I like this car. Though its bit noisy but driving experience is smooth. Really a good one to have!!!!!!!!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Great commuter vehicle

Cons: Little Noisy

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1997 Dodge Neon 4 Dr STD Sedan Review
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Its Pretty Decent — It gets me from A to B. Runs well, gas mileage is pretty good handling is decent, needs some repairs but that just happens with age. Has a hole ion the exhaust, which needs to be replaced. Needs new rotors and break drums they are rusty. but he break pads are fine.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: good family car.

Cons: theres been alot of neons that over heat

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1997 Dodge Neon 2 Dr Sport Coupe Review
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New Models Srt's Wudnt Be Around If It Wasnt For The Neon — 0 to 60 in around 7 seconds. 150hp stock (wipes out the rest of cars in that class), dump 3 grand into this car and expect to smoke vettes. very good on gas. handles great. easy to maintain, but some expensive parts.

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

Pros: Easy to make very fast.

Cons: 1 star crash test rating,...

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2005 Dodge Neon Reviews

Great Gas Mileage By jhadjison

Yes I like they look of the car, but I did not buy it for the look. It is a good second car for me. I always felt safe in it, and it handled well. If you take care of it, it should remain a reliable c... Read More

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

2004 Dodge Neon Reviews

Excellent Compact Car, Very Low Maintenance, Great 2nd Or Commuter Car. By CAR314

The Neon has great gas mileage and very comfortable for a small car. Took this car on several trips from San Diego to Denver (over 1200 miles) and was very comfortable. It is also very good in the sno... Read More

Errrrrrrrrrrr By JBoyUTI783

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 ... Read More

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

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

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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