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Pros: The body style and roomy interior.(We do a lot of weekend trips w/ our 9 mo. old daughter.)
Cons: The many owner complaints on this vehicle.
Advice: I would say go for it! Some people, or in this case, many, will get a lemon, but I've had 2 Intrepids and I have to disagree w/ the others.I absolutely love this car in all aspects.Although many other reviews from other Intrepid owners make me nervous, I went ahead and bought this 04 SE model. About a month ago, I owned a 1999 base model Intrepid with 98000 miles on it and the only thing that ever had to be fixed was the speed sensor and a new battery. Unfortunately, we totaled the car by getting rear-ended by a van on the highway just after hitting a deer. But, the insurance co. paid off the remaining $2200 we still owed on it and gave us cash for the value of the car-being at $4300. We then purchased this one with 64,000 miles on it. It has had one owner before us.
Cons: transmission problems
Advice: transmission is the weakest linkGreat handling, sure footed in all kinds of weather, 3.3l engine has had no problems in 184k mi, except water pump ($28.00), but I'm on transmission #3.