Dodge Intrepid Review from Guatemala

1993 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.5L

Year of manufacture1993
First year of ownership1993
Most recent year of ownership2004
Engine and transmission 3.5L Automatic
Performance marks 8 / 10
Reliability marks 8 / 10
Comfort marks 9 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 7 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
8.0 / 10
Distance when acquired0 miles
Most recent distance32000 miles
Previous carJeep Cherokee

Summary:

Good design, but intended for big highways

Faults:

Lost water pump seal at about 18,000 miles, but car was laid up so most likely failure to use it was the cause.

Had to replace front wheel bearings at 30,000 but again I live in an area with very rough roads.

Check engine light comes on frequently, don't know why, can't find anything wrong.

General Comments:

This is a US Highway car for sure, which is why I bought it. I was transfered to Central America and I brought it here. Front Wheel drive is not the best concept for the roads here.

There is no local dealer, so I have to get parts when I visit to US, but actually not too much has failed in the car.

It has been a great second car, very comfortable and roomy, and always looks in style.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 3rd June, 2004

Average review marks: 8.0 / 10, based on 1 review