2003 Dodge Neon Overview

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2003 Dodge Neon Overview

The 2003 Dodge Neon now comes in four trims, the base SE, the best-buy SXT, the high-performance R/T, and the fastest, sportiest SRT-4. The ACR and ES trims were dropped in 2003. As the base model, the SE still does not offer many standard features, and you'll have to pay extra for air conditioning and side airbags, but it's an adequate choice if you're looking more for affordability than comfort. The SXT offers a lot more standard features for little extra cost. Both trims feature the 2.0-liter, 4-cylinder, 132-hp engine and 5-speed manual transmission. The sportier R/T has a sports-tuned 2.0 engine (to 150-hp), suspension, and steering, with badging, stripes, 16-inch wheels, and leather trimmed steering wheel and gear shift.

In 2003, the Neon got a minor facelift to its front and rear moldings, door handles, and grille. The hood was lowered and the tail and headlights were tweaked slightly. The SXT features body-colored moldings for extra style.

As always, the 2003 Neon is praised for its large interior. 60/40 split rear seats add extra cargo room. Headroom, legroom, and seats are all comfortable for four adults. There is also good availability of aftermarket parts for interested tuners. Engine power, first-off-the-line performance, and easy handling around curves and in rough conditions are oft-overlooked features of the Neon that distinguish it from other compacts. Criticisms center on squealing brakes, poor performance with the 4-speed automatic, and an inadequately sized gas tank.

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How Do I Know If Its A Fuel Filter Or Fuel Pump That Is Causing The Problem...

car turns over like it wants to start,but seems like its not getting any gas..

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Transmission Issue

In my 2003 dodge neon sxt... the transmission input and output sensors have been changed about 6 months ago. this solved the issue of the vehicle not shifting out of first gear and the speedo starte...

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Headsortation Problem ..

I had a input & output sensor problem , But I fix that . Now I have a evap code . And the car is headsortating sometimes when you accelerated . what should I do to fix it ???

Stuck In First Gear N Now Rough Idal

Have a 03 Dodge Neon about a year ago or more it was brought to me to work they said to replace the trans so I did but even though I did the problem they had was still going on which would be that it ...

I Need Help

I was driving my car an the oil light was flashing an then it shut off an now it wont start back an trying to figure out what is wrong. It is a dodge neon sxt 5 speed 2.0 4 cyl