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2005 Dodge Neon

2005 Dodge Neon

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CROSS COUNTRY DREAM!!!

by from PRESENTLY...SOUTH CAROLINA on August 6, 2006

I HAVE HAD THIS CAR SINCE 1/20/06. FROM THE START, THE CAR HAS PERFORMED TO ALL EXPECTATIONS. IT IS FUN TO DRIVE, SPORTY LOOKING AND "EXCELLENT" ON GAS MILEAGE. I AM DRIVING ACROSS COUNTRY FROM IDAHO ...
I HAVE HAD THIS CAR SINCE 1/20/06. FROM THE START, THE CAR HAS PERFORMED TO ALL EXPECTATIONS. IT IS FUN TO DRIVE, SPORTY LOOKING AND "EXCELLENT" ON GAS MILEAGE. I AM DRIVING ACROSS COUNTRY FROM IDAHO TO FLORIDA AND HAVE AVERAGED 38 MILES TO THE GALLON. (THIS IS WITH THE CAR FULLY LOADED AND WITH THE A/C ON ALL DAY LONG!) THE INTERIOR IS VERY COMFORTABLE AND EASY ON THE EYES. VERY ROOMY ALSO. I HAVE THE SXT WITH ALL THE EXTRAS. THE CD PLAYER PUTS OUT EXCELLENT SOUND. THE A/C WAS AT A CONSTANT FREEZING LEVEL INSIDE WHILE IT WAS 90 TO 102 OUTSIDE.(DIFFERENT PARTS OF THE COUNTRY) THIS IS MAKING THE TRIP VERY COMFORTABLE SO FAR! (I'M IN S.CAROLINA RIGHT NOW) OVERALL THE CAR IS VERY RELIABLE AND I HAVE NOTHING BAD TO SAY ABOUT IT. IT HAS PROVEN ITSELF OVER AND OVER AGAIN. GOOD DEAL FOR THE MONEY ALSO! I WOULD RECOMMEND BUYING THE CAR TO ANYONE....
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this car is the best

by from lakeland, Fl on December 21, 2009

This car never stops surprising me i bought the car brand new back in 04 now it has over 105,000 niles on it never a problem. i mainly used it for work back when i first got it making deliveries drivi...
This car never stops surprising me i bought the car brand new back in 04 now it has over 105,000 niles on it never a problem. i mainly used it for work back when i first got it making deliveries driving it all day and night in some cases. the car hasn't let me down now im driving it more like i would a truck, dribing down roads that you would want to take a 4x4 down, of course not to bad of roads as to not sink the car. All the time i hear about people saying that their neon is breaking and having issues when they first get it, i dont believe its dodge's fault i have taken care of my car and its still going strong.
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Dodge neon

by from California on November 28, 2011

Great car, ...so good in fact, I bought two, one white and one orange. Purchased one new, the other used. The best features are the ease of use, quick acceleration, better than Ford Escort for compar...
Great car, ...so good in fact, I bought two, one white and one orange. Purchased one new, the other used. The best features are the ease of use, quick acceleration, better than Ford Escort for comparsion.
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Dodge Neon SXT

by from Tampa,FL on December 31, 2010

Great car, easy to drive, you save money with gas. Perfect for city. I had a dodge neon, never had any problem with it.
Great car, easy to drive, you save money with gas. Perfect for city. I had a dodge neon, never had any problem with it.
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better than i expected

by from northwest indiana on January 13, 2009

ive had my 05' neon for roughly four months now and have not experienced any major problems. i sold my f-150 due to skyrocketing gas prices this summer and now that they are down again i have a little...
ive had my 05' neon for roughly four months now and have not experienced any major problems. i sold my f-150 due to skyrocketing gas prices this summer and now that they are down again i have a little remourse. the ride is decent, the speakers are awefull, mpg's could be a little better and the seats for some reason stain from any liquid, even rain water. but over all not to bad. it does the trick. the faults are minor and that is to be expected, keep in mind your not buying a luxury sedan.
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Great commuter car

by from maryville MO on August 19, 2006

I love the gas mileage, handling, look. 30mpg in town about 38-40 on the highway. (I have the stripped down, crank window version) I dont love the engine noise, cramped interior, sqeaky brakes. Th...
I love the gas mileage, handling, look. 30mpg in town about 38-40 on the highway. (I have the stripped down, crank window version) I dont love the engine noise, cramped interior, sqeaky brakes. The placement of console and cup holders is a little awkward. However, on long drives (1 hr or more) this car is pure pleasure! I have avoided 2 accidents with the awesome handling, quick response steering. The get up and go of this car makes passing uphill a no sweat operation. and man o man. Watch your speed! I have gotten up to 80 mph with this car and not even noticed!!!
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Great Car and service

by from LA (Not Los angelos) on April 19, 2008

Got this car brand new in 2005. Best choice we ever made! This car was so awesome the first day. Then, it was wrecked the next day! But, the dealership took care of us, even coming to the scene of the...
Got this car brand new in 2005. Best choice we ever made! This car was so awesome the first day. Then, it was wrecked the next day! But, the dealership took care of us, even coming to the scene of the accident and helping us out with where to go and what to do. We got it repaired in two weeks, and it runs like it's never even been in a wreck! Have had it now for 3 years and its never been better. Freezing cold A/C, hot heater, and just an awesome sound system and CD player make this a great buy! Too bad they stopped making it........I would definitely buy a newer year model!
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Great Car for Anyone!!!

by from United States on January 16, 2007

I own the SXT version of the Neon and couldn't be happier! This car is really reliable and I have had no problems thus far and I drive quite a bit on a daily basis. It has an adequate amount of power ...
I own the SXT version of the Neon and couldn't be happier! This car is really reliable and I have had no problems thus far and I drive quite a bit on a daily basis. It has an adequate amount of power even for some fun, nice handling, and a decent amount of room. This car handles decently in snow, dirt, mud, and water (puddles). I have made some trips with no problems, nice fuel economy. Good sound quality with the CD/radio system. The car has a sporty/practical look to suit different tastes. The A/C and heat work very well in all weather. I have received a lot of positive comments about my car! Great value! Overall, a good buy.
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Surprising, and I'm very Picky!

by from Omaha, NE on September 11, 2007

Lots of positive surprises with this car. Expected good mileage, getting very good mileage, in fact, it seems to break the trend of newer American cars that are adding weight and girth these days and ...
Lots of positive surprises with this car. Expected good mileage, getting very good mileage, in fact, it seems to break the trend of newer American cars that are adding weight and girth these days and get fewer mpg, which, to me, makes no sense. It is a very capable handler for a front-drive car, and very peppy for one in its category. My previous cars have been rear-wheel drive and on the sporty side, so for the Neon to impress me in this realm is actually quite amazing. Comfortable on long trips, and I have taken plenty of them. I stop for gas and that's it. No, it's not a float-boat. You are "connected" to the driving experience, but it doesn't wear you out like some other buzz-boxes might. I've seen comments about engine noise and really can't relate. Yes, it's buzzy when pushed, but drive the four-cylinder version of the "cutting-edge" Fusion (which is a really nice car, btw), and you'll see, the Neon is way quieter when you're punching it! It offers many of the convenience features of my previous car that spoiled me, a Lincoln Mark VII! Yes, not really comparable, but the Neon has nothing to be ashamed of. The warranty is one of the big reasons I bought it. Otherwise I would have bought a used, much "lower tech" car, something I knew I could fix in a pinch. But I think the Neon will be just fine in the long haul. It has given me no significant problems, and, as mentioned in other reviews, the stuff you need works, and works quite well.
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Excellent car!

by from on July 23, 2011

I bought this car new in 2005 and have loved it ever since! It now has 73,000 miles. This was my second Neon. I have never had any issues out of this car. It goes 1-60 mph VERY quickly! Perfect first ...
I bought this car new in 2005 and have loved it ever since! It now has 73,000 miles. This was my second Neon. I have never had any issues out of this car. It goes 1-60 mph VERY quickly! Perfect first car, easy to drive very smooth. Excellent factory sound system. Infant car seats do not fit in the back set well at all, but all others are fine. Interier is easy to clean.
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