99 intrepid very well taken care of has 281000km..... do i buy?

Asked by Sep 12, 2008 at 09:27 AM about the 1999 Dodge Intrepid 4 Dr ES Sedan

Question type: Shopping & Pricing

i have been thinkiong about buying this care. It has been very well taken care of but has high km. What is the life expectancy of these cars?

5 Answers

645

so thats like 175,000 miles on a 99? thats 20K a year...thats pretty high..if this is a 2.7 liter, which i believe ES were, then pass unlesss he wants next to nothing for it, those motors were prone to sludge if a strict 3000 mile oil change regiment wasn't kept. i've actually heard of some dealers doing 3.5 liter conversions before selling them again after a trade b/c they are such a troublesom motor...if it's a 3.5 on the other hand, those motors were the exact opposite and preform amazingly..there's alot of them rolling aorund still with 200,000+ miles on them....however i dunno how many of them have the original transmission behind them...something else to consider with that kind of mileage on a used car.

75

if u do buy this car, you definately have some change coming back to you.... take a 13 mm socket to the rear bench seat.... take it out, and your in for a big surprise..... A GOLDMINE!

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
15

we have a 00 intrepid with 285,000 on it and its been well taken care of and everything. the transmission and motor was changed around 150,000 so i would say that they have a pretty good life expectancy if they are taken care of.

15

id take it to a shop that you know and trust and ask for their opinion. all card are different some last very long time some dont.

17,065

@Divitonautoryan ......just so you don't waste your time......look at when the question was asked.....this one is from Sept. 2008 ,.....just trying to help you

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Intrepid

Looking for a Used Intrepid in your area?

CarGurus has 244 nationwide Intrepid listings and the tools to find you a great deal.

ZIP:
Get More Money for Your Car
Be seen by 20 million shoppers. Create Your Free Listing

Dodge Intrepid Experts

  • #1
    Michael Kane
    Reputation
    1,280
  • #2
    COMETGUY61
    Reputation
    460
  • #3
    dandyoun
    Reputation
    360
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Dodge Stratus
692 listings starting at $2,900
Used Chrysler Concorde
206 listings starting at $1,995
Used Dodge Ram 1500
417 Great Deals out of 11,104 listings starting at $1,499
Used Dodge Avenger
111 Great Deals out of 4,348 listings starting at $1,500
Used Chevrolet Impala
567 Great Deals out of 36,775 listings starting at $990
Used Dodge Durango
314 Great Deals out of 25,663 listings starting at $1,500
Used Ford Mustang
606 Great Deals out of 39,010 listings starting at $1,500
Used Chrysler 300M
217 listings
Used Ford F-150
3,192 Great Deals out of 239,282 listings starting at $1,300
Used Chevrolet Malibu
1,156 Great Deals out of 67,672 listings starting at $880

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.