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  • Perfect $4.00 a Gallon Car - 2000 Plymouth Neon
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    We purchased the Neon in 2002 with 12,000 miles. It now has 113,000 miles and contrary to what some might say, this has been a reliable, fun and economical car. I still average over 30 mpg, my best being 39.9 on a long highway trip. There have been no unusual repairs, just the normal repairs. At 113k, I have finally replaced the springs, struts and stabilizer bars (went with SRT4 springs/bars/STS)and am in need of brakes. That's it. This is the fifth Neon in my family and I'd definitely buy another if they were still made. Great car, a blast to drive, good in snow and really reliable...and I am in no way easy on cars!

  • Loved my first car - 2000 Plymouth Neon
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    My dad got my first car, 2000 Plymouth Neon, with 44k for $3500 in 2010. The only major problem I ever encountered was the radiator went out at about 60k (which is VERY typical). I also had the tie rod end snap, but that was only because when the original owner replaced it they put the wrong part on. Overall I loved this car, i never worried about it breaking down and it got great mpg. Very reliable and worth the money. Unfortunately it was wrecked in the front end when someone hit me in a truck head on and drove off, i only had state minimum so was unable to fix the car. :( was very sad to see it go. I now drive a 2000 pt cruiser (which i also enjoy driving)

  • GREAT CHOICE - 2000 Plymouth Neon
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    I THINK THE nEON IS GREAT, ITS STYLISH WITH THE BUBBLE EYES. THE GAS MILEAGE IS ABSOLUTELY WONDERFUL, I MEAN $13.00 TO FILL UP, EVEN WITH GAS PRICES BEING $1.40 PER GALLON. VERY VERY ECONOMICAL. IT IS COMFORTABLE, HOWEVER IF YOU HAVE TO LOAD KIDS OR HAVE A NEED TO HAUL THINGS, IT IS NOT MUCH SPACE. GREAT FOR TRAVELING IF YOU DO NOT HAVE TO PACK ALOT. THE SOUND SYSTEM IS GREAT. I HAVE NOT HAD ANY PROBLEMS IN NEARLY 4 YEARS, ONLY REGULAR ROUTINE MAITENANCE AND THATS ONLY INCLUDED: OIL CHANGES, BRAKES, & TIRES. THAT'S IT!

  • It's a shame they stopped making these! - 2000 Plymouth Neon
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    This car was originally purchased for my wife in 2002. I have been driving it regularly since 2006. It has 122,000 miles on it it runs like a champ. No major issues at all. I drive about 50% dirt roads and it handles great in all road/weather conditions...particularly good in snow with good tires. I drive in some pretty awful conditions and am quite confident in the Neon. This has proven to be one of the most reliable, fun to drive and economical cars I've ever purchased. The only problem I've had is leaky window and trunk seals. I look forward to many more enjoyable miles out of this fun and terribly underrated car. Excellent rally-cross capabilities!

  • Look Elsewhere - 2000 Plymouth Neon
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    Did not have a great experience with this car. Build quality was horrible. The brake pads fell off locking the wheel on way to work. Also had the brakes not work at all (vacuum problem) and almost ended up in the Bay. Lots of rattles, bumper faded (seems to be a usual problem with red Neons). Car feels small, but did have a comfortable seat. With seats down, you could fit quite a bit of stuff. Had a 5 speed manual transmission (automatic was only 3 speed!) which was a bit clunky. The rubberized plastic parts were peeling before I bought it, and only got worse (even with my obsessive car detailing!).

  • Neon # 2 - 2000 Plymouth Neon
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    This is my second Neon. The first was a 1995 that I purchased brand new. I was able to get the mileage up to 189,000 before a dumb mistake roasted the engine. The 2000 Neon is styled nicely. The windows take getting used to. The interior is improved as is the space. The engine is a little easier to work on, except the jack point ins not really in a great area. Overall the Neon is a good starter car or just a runner.

  • Pleased with my Neon - 2000 Plymouth Neon
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    I bought my 2000 Plymouth Neon in 2001 with 26,000 miles on it. It now has 113,000 miles! I am pleased with it, considering I only paid $8,500 for it in 2001. When I got it, I had three different people tell me that I made a mistake when I bought it, so I was scared. After 4.5 years, I am pleased. I had an oil leak and replaced a valve cover gasket, cam sensor, and rear seal. It fixed it. That cost around $350-$400 to fix. I have changed the brake pads, spark plugs/wires, air filters and oil changes. This is all I have done to car. Hopefully the car will last me another year or two.

  • 2001 Plymouth Neon A LOT OF LITTLE CAR - 2001 Plymouth Neon
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    The little Plymouth Neon is fun to drive, feels very solid on the road, and in general has a well designed interior. For a compact car, it has remarkable interior room for 4 adults, and the back seats fold down to allow more truck originated space. It's probably the best little car I've ever driven.

  • Love my NEON!!! - 2000 Plymouth Neon
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    I have had other "same size/quality" cars like my Neon before, but I have to admit that I got the most for my dollar with this purchase! Great on Gas, Handles well on all roads, great interior as well as a sporty exterior makes this a fun car to drive, not to mention the fantastic audio system!

  • I'll get another when she's gone - 2000 Plymouth Neon
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    209,000 miles. Never a prob. Its all about maintenence. I will def get another when it does kick it! Had a Ford contour for a yr and it had 7 recalls on it. Not secure in driving. Had this car 9 yrs. Give or take. Not one recall!

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