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very nice car
Pros: easy stating
Cons: nonesatisfactory all-round
Pros: the stereo.
Cons: overall quality of the car.
Advice: make sure it's worth it to you as a consumer.rides decently smooth, it is quiet, it lacks power. It does not get the mileage for fuel that it states. I noticed all this within months of buying this car. I did not know it has poor ratings in crash tests.
Pros: the sport look
Cons: slow passing other cars
Advice: check your insurance mind went from 700 a year to 1400 poor crash ratingI have owned mostly GM products a Z28 - Z24 - Bonneville - Lesaber- but I was ready for something small and fuel conscious-so I purchased a neon sxt Heres the warning I didn’t get expect your insurance to more then double They said its rates poorly in crash and over all safety. So I may have to sale and go to a safer car.
Pros: bang for the buck
Cons: It doesn't ride like a Park Ave!
Advice: If you want a 4-door sedan that gives you the most for your $ take another look at the NeonI wanted to get the best deal I could on a new 4-door sedan and I wound-up with a Neon SXT. I wanted a well-equipped car so I wouldn't get sick of it. $2,500 cash back off the invoice price made this an irresistable deal, and the classy newer-style headlamps, fog lamps, spoiler, sunroof, indigo-lit instruments, and 7-spoke 15' aluminum wheels make it look sporty as hell. It has a great stereo, too. It looks and feels well made. The paint is perfect. It's roomy inside for a small car. I've had small cars before, Honda, Nissan, that was 15 years ago. 132 HP is almost twice what I'm used to in a car this size. The engine isn't loud, it's surprisingly smooth, and I like the throaty sound and acceleration you get around 4000 rpms or so. It's easy to speed with, even with an automatic, which shifts when and how I expect one to. It's wider, longer, and has more suspension travel than other compacts. I live in Buffalo where the roads suck, so that was a big consideration! West Herr Dodge was fast, no BS, and had the car I wanted which is loaded except for side airbags and 6-disk CD changer. I got the most car for my money, and it happens to look great!
Pros: My favorite feature is the SRT style with the oversized spolier, the dual exhaust and the hood.
Cons: I really dont care for the material of the seats, they feel a little cheap.
Advice: Great car for the money, but I proably should of spent a little more and got the SRT-4 Neon and got the turbo engine and the better interior.Great ride, has a little more UMPH than the standard SXT but not near as fast as the SRT-4. It handles great.
Pros: It accelerates better than any small car I have owned.
Cons: Large blind spots mean you have to be extra careful on the interstates.
Advice: This is a good car for a single person or to be used as a commuter car.I was desperate for a car after a wreck killed my old one and found this gem sitting on the lot with low miles, the features I wanted (cruise control, air, CD player) and a price I could afford. I was surprised by the car's pep during my test drive, and have yet to find a major flaw since I bought it. I've had it for three weeks now and highly reccomend it.