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2000 Dodge Neon ES Sedan FWDReview
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Outstanding — what I like about this car is it fast and great on gas. the negative about it is it get the problem in a bad spot having to find a solution to trying to find were the problem is coming from

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: it a good car on gas and good for going out easy to fix.

Cons: it get a problem in a bad spot

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2000 Dodge Neon ES Sedan FWDReview
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Omg This Car Has Been A Curse Upon My Life — 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. Not too bad for it's age. Whoever owned it before me must have ragged the hell out of it. I've been having repeated issues with OVERHEATING. This is at least the FOURTH time now, and each has been caused by a different reason. I just spent $600 to try and make it driveable. One week later and it's not driveable once AGAIN. The water pump is also under the freaking motor, which is absolutely stupid. For something so simple, it's going to cost you $$$ to fix because the whole motor has to be yanked right out. It sucks because all this money I've had to spend on this piece of work is not chump change for me. I am a student and I'm extremely broke... so I'm really rather angry about my experience. Wish I could get a refund/return it to the dealer I bought it from. I won't buy another Dodge ever again in my life!!!!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Fun to drive

Cons: Too much maintenance required

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2000 Dodge Neon Highline Sedan FWDReview
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Great Commuter — 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 mods as well

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: 40 mpg's for the 5 speed if i baby it

Cons: body is very succeptable to rot

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2000 Dodge Neon ES Sedan FWDReview
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Fantastic Starter Car! — I drove this car for 13 years & it always ran like a champ. Reliable, economical, easy to park and just a great car. Low maintenance costs and great fuel economy makes this a winner. I'd drive it all over again.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Great Gas mileage, always started, reliable.

Cons: I had the basic model, wished I bought more options on the car.

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2000 Dodge Neon Highline Sedan FWDReview
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A Decent Rival To The Civic And Corolla —

I have had this car since it had 18k on it in 2001. I didnt expectit to last this long. It, however has been a little tank and the engine and tranny has been bullet proof. I have 227k on the original tranny and engine. No head gasket problems on my car, guess I was lucky when this gem rolled off the line. In 2008 I did a preventive overhaul to keep her going good. I have done all the maintanance, oil every 3k, belts, fluids, replaced struts once at 170k, tires a few times, tranny flushes et. I did remove the cat on the manifold and tricked the PCM with spark plug non foulers on the O2 sensors and then put a high flow cat with a magnaflow muffler and that uncorked the restricted exhaust. I put a cold air intake and a shift reprogramming kit on the three speed and it turned it into a little pocket rocket. If you have the three speed I would suggest getting this shift kit from transdapt. You have to remove the Valve body and do some work to the tranny, but its worth it as you can shift manual of put it in drive for auto. The diffrence is incredible and It will rev to the red line in every gear. It puts you in control of the engine. I would say its on par with the 5-speed, shifts are precise and firm. The shift kit actually makes your tranny tougher and last longer too, as 227k is proof. Even with all the high revving it still drives like new today. What can I say, I got a neon that treated me good. No rust at all on this car and the paint is still decent, too. I would reccomend this car to anyone looking for an affordable ride without the import price.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: For a domestic economy I have more than got my money's worth. With 227k on the clock little has gone wrong except preventive maintenance.

Cons: The thing annoying is the rear wheel bearings wear out quick and there is no camber for the front from the factory. Seemed to get knocked out of alignment easy. I had that fixed though with aftermarket bolts.

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2000 Dodge NeonReview
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Definately One Of The Best Cars For The Price. —

It is a very nice and affordable car. Mine is at 105k miles and the only thing that I had a problem with was the crank Position Sensor, somehow oil had leaked through to the electronics and was shorting out. But the part is only 65 bucks at autozone so not a huge deal. It looks nice, (I prefer the look and performance of the years 03-05), But the earlier ones are much cheaper. Mine is a manual and it has averaged 32-33 miles per gallon, without any modifications. I have a base of the line model so I do not have any features, but I have gotten a nice radio for it and the factory speakers are decent. This car is pretty fun to drive around, the acceleration is a little slow but I found a way to speed up faster is to shift at about 15,25,35,45 miles per hour (instead of about 10,20,30,40). Keep in mind since you are going faster that you will have to give it gas while you are letting off the clutch or it will slow you down and and make your mileage worse. Fun car though, and great for the new/young driver (most of them are 4 door and do not increase your insurance).

Pros: Cheaper, Good mileage,dependable.

Cons: the pre 2000, and later than 03, have better performance.

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2000 Dodge Neon ES Sedan FWDReview
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Sucks — :-P its fine if you don't want something fast. Its a goodish first car for someone who's 16. After a while it just gets old and you're ready to up the power and response of the car. 5 speed is the way to go cause autos of this car (like mine) are just plain boring

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: okay on gas

Cons: slow.. if needed get a 5 speed

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2000 Dodge Neon Highline Sedan FWDReview
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Trannys Blow At 140,000 Quite Often, Other Features Wear Out At About The Same Time, Don't Buy... — Reliable up to 150,000 miles, after that the Neon is about worthless. Its a nice get around ride for college students and others on price budgets. A great gas saver, I got up to 35 MPG on highway... Pretty nice little car, but again doesn't last a long time.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Gas

Cons: Unreliable

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2000 Dodge Neon Highline Sedan FWDReview
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Very Obvious First Car — This was my first car I ever purchased. It was a typical first car, slow, fuel efficient, and cheap to own. I did however blow out the tranny, and it also had my motegi rims on it at one time, but it was absolutely worth selling and buying my first Talon.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: MPG

Cons: It's a Neon

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2000 Dodge Neon Highline Sedan FWDReview
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My Thoughts — Performance: good acceleration(5 speed), and handling Build Quality: good build with no squeaks or rattles Appearance: custom paint and interior Costs of Ownership: 30 miles/gal. Normal Maintenance: synthetic oil, tune-ups Fun Factor: fun to drive and drifts well

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Gas mileage

Cons: Nothing so far

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Reviews From Other Years

2005 Dodge Neon Reviews

Review By Alexis

I have an 05 dodge neon that wont start. The power to the starter is good. Dash lights/radio are always on, im having to unhook the battery. Will only pop start. 5 speed manual. Obviously. But I repla... Read More

Review By Kim

Too hi mileage, will not resell well in a few years 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

Review By Maggie

Love Neons dependable cars overall and great gas mileage Read More

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This is one of my favorite cats of all time. Read More

2001 Dodge Neon Reviews

Review By Guru9579C6

Good looking car to get you to go to point a to B Read More

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

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