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2004 Dodge Neon

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With the 2004 Dodge Neon, you are offered everything from a cheap, no-frills subcompact car with very little in the way of standard equipment (and price) to a high-powered roadster with a super aggressive style. In the end, the choice is yours.

The speedy Neon mentioned is the SRT-4, the second fastest of all the Dodge cars. It has been given a power boost for 2004, lowering its 0-60 mph time to just 5.8 seconds.

The majority of the changes to the Neon line for 2004 are reserved for the SRT-4. In addition to its increased power, the SRT-4 has a new torque-sensing limited-slip differential for control and acceleration around corners, plus larger fuel injectors.

Available Models
The 2004 Dodge Neon is offered in four model trims: SE, SXT, R/T and SRT-4.

Interior Features
The 2004 Dodge Neon sits five passengers. To underscore the Dodge SRT-4's performance capability, unique bright pedal pads are a new feature. An optional sunroof package also is available for 2004.

Base SE models don't really come with that much. Their standard package includes cloth upholstery, front bucket seats, a center console, cupholders and an AM/FM/cassette player.

Moving up to the sporty R/T model gets you quite a bit more. A leather-wrapped steering wheel, cruise control and an AM/FM/cassette player with in-dash 6-disc CD changer are included.

Exterior Features
A rear spoiler also adorns the exterior of the R/T. With the revised SRT-4, Electric Blue paint replaces Solar Yellow this year. Other colors include Flame Red, Black and Bright Silver Metallic.

Performance
The Neon's estimated fuel economy rating earned it one of the top 10 spots on a survey of the most fuel-efficient 2003 model-year vehicles. The range of engines includes three inline 4-cylinder models, each with varying power levels.
Entry-level SE models use a 2.0-liter I4 that produces 132 horsepower and 130 lb-ft of torque. R/T models use a similar-sized engine, with specs of 150 horsepower and 135 lb-ft of torque. With all models, 5-speed manual transmission is standard.

The 2004 SRT-4's upgraded 2.4-liter I4 engine now produces 230 horsepower and 250 lb-ft of torque. The engine uses a new NGC3 control module with an updated calibration that widens the torque range. The broader range reduces torque drop off, while providing more torque at lower rpm levels for less shifting under normal driving conditions.

Safety and Security
The 2004 Dodge Neon includes a LATCH child seat anchorage system, child-protection door locks and an emergency internal trunk lid release. Front side airbags are optional.

2004 Dodge Neon - Vehicle Highlights

For Neon SE, SXT and R/T, new exterior color is Midnight Blue
For SRT-4
     •New torque-sensing limited-slip differential developed jointly with Quaife
     •Horsepower increased to 230 hp (172 kW) at 5300 rpm and torque increased to 250 lb.-ft. (339 N•m) between 2200-4400 rpm
     •New NGC3 engine control module and a new calibration for wider torque range
     •Larger fuel injectors provide increased fuel flow
     •New BF Goodrich KDW2 three-season tires are standard equipment
     •Developed to match the vehicle’s high-performance suspension and handling characteristics, the new tire’s
design and rubber compound provide maximum grip for cornering, accelerating and braking
     •Unique racing-inspired bright pedal pads added
     •Optional sunroof with passenger assist handles
     •Electric Blue paint replaces Solar Yellow


Fast Stats
Seats
5
MSRP from
$13,490
Engine
2.0L I4
2.0L Magnum I4
2.4L Turbo I4
Horsepower
132 @ 5,600
150 @ 6,500
230 @ 5,300
Transmission
4-speed auto
5-speed manual
MPG: City/Hwy
2.0L man 27/33
2.0L auto 24/31
2.4L 22/30

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