Chrysler Sebring Ratings
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2005 Chrysler Sebring - Base Coupe
Pros: Nice sounding stereo
Cons: Vehicle sits far too low to ground to be a practical driver !
Advice: Steer clear of this vehicle, you'll pay now, and you'll pay later !Bought '05 Sebring Coupe new in April of '05. Super exterior appearance, very aggressive look/ stance, that being, vehicle is so low to ground, and very large tires with attractive wheel design. However, after one year of ownership, that's where my interest of the '05 Sebring Coupe ended ! The Coupe is the most unpracticle vehicle ever ! In fact, the Coupe sits so low to ground, you can't drive up/ down most hills without damaging the under carraige of the vehicle ! After one year, I had to replace the entire front plastic bumper cover due to bottoming out the vehicle from traveling up/ down hills ! If you live in snow country as I do, forget it ! One good snow, and possibly, there goes your muffler, exhaust pipe, etc ! The car's just too low to ground for reasonable everyday use. My vehicle had the 4 cylinder engine w/ automatic transmission. To my surprise, the 4 held its own for pulling around a vehicle the size of the coupe, and the automatic transmission was responsive. The vehicle was really exhausting to get in/ out of because of height of vehicle from road surface. You had to throw yourself in, and then fight to climb out ! Dash design was bland, insturments were dim lit for night driving, too dim, and insturments were small/ hard to read. Nice stereo though, and heat and a/c worked well. In reality, only 4 adults could sit in vehicle, 5 would be pushing things a bit. Build quality appeared solid/ sound with exception of exterior design compromising the build quality as noted above. Once inside vehicle, should you attempt to use your sun visors, you then could not see one half of the road infront of you ! Driver visability was an extreme negative w/ this vehicle, you must be at your best to try and steer clear of hitting someone at all times. Trunk space is more than adaquate. In regard to comfort, this car has a busy type ride that can wear you down fast, it's definately not a long distance cruiser, even though, the vehicle does drive smoothly equipped w/ the touring suspension. Quality of interior is typical Chrysler, 'Cheap plastic', dull design. In the handling dept., the vehicle corners well, remains level in turns, and breaks well. However, on first week of ownership I had to have a rotor replaced, as it was warpped right from the showroom floor.
2005 Chrysler Sebring - Limited Coupe
Pros: nice styling
Advice: give america a ghance. you won't be disapointedi've had 6 nissans, 3 hondas, and 1 toyota, and have found this car every bit as comfortable, just as reliable as any of them. no complaints.
2005 Chrysler Sebring - Base Sedan
Cons: Quality of parts on the car mechanical
Advice: If you dont have a good warranty dont buy it and it will be in the shop all the timeI had two set of rotors already on this car that i have had a year. also drums replaces steering shaft now replaced twice as well the dealer told me the brakes are all like this i owned a kia rio had 115 miles on it and never replace rotors i would say this is a big problem The car is loud and sometimes wont start right away. I have never had so many problems with a car i thought i was buying a better car boy was i fooled
2002 Chrysler Sebring - LXi Sedan
Pros: LXi - All Black Interior
Cons: Difficult to see Blind Spots if you're short.
Advice: EXCELLENT PURCHASE**My mother bought me a Bright Silver Metallic 2002 Chrysler Sebring LXi Sedan in May of this year. Appears almost identical to the photo. I am 15 years old, so as you can imagine, I was especially delighted to even recieve a vehicle of such class. I would definately advise all car buyers to purchase this vehicle!!! The Sebring LXi has a blowout sound system, and for most young 'folk' , this is a definate must. I have also added the Factory Spoiler, moonroof visor, and got my grille professionally chromed. This car is so beautiful. With 40K miles, there has been no maintenance problems. If you use factory installed items, they make your vehicle look less generic. I will be very proud to sport this to school this fall!
2006 Chrysler Sebring - Touring Convertible
Pros: The convertible top
Cons: The stereo system
Advice: Buy a used one so you don't lose out and have so much negative equity.I recently purchased a 2006 Sebring Touring Convertible and am having problems with the belt squealing. Not sure exactly what could be wrong with a new car. Service dept said nothing was wrong, but every morning it has a high pitch squeal for about 5-6 minutes. These cars are so over priced too. Paid 28K, now the trade-in value is 19K. What a rip off!!! My left door vibrates too whenever the radio is on. If I touch it, it stops...poorly designed.
2005 Chrysler Sebring - Base Convertible
Pros: nice looking
Cons: warranty coverage protection
Advice: expect to pay out of pocket even in the first 3yrs for repairsmy 2002 sebring conv has to be the worst for repairs of any car i have owned, a quick short list of repairs.the whole front end due to noise under 20k,both tie rods,rear brake rattle had to replace all new brakes started at 22k, overheated no one knows why, rust at 24k chrysler only covers rust holes in their warranty. ar is parked in heated garage 90% of time,heater controls broke, seat heaters broke, windows leak water,rear window defog broke,car has been alligned front and back numerious times,so be weary!! they may look nice but that is as far as it goes.
2005 Chrysler Sebring - Base Sedan
Pros: two tone leather seats-nice
Cons: one color dash trim; will channge
Advice: get the leather seats in 2006 and buy signature series; good valuemuch nicer than my 2000 Ciirrus. improved comfort and style. I dismissed this car since 2001 but I bought my 2005 Sigature series 2-7-06 for 13,535 out the door. This was a steal and I love the car.