1993 Chrysler Concorde Reviews - Page 2 of 4

1993 Chrysler Concorde 3.3 litre from North America

Year of manufacture1993
First year of ownership2001
Most recent year of ownership2004
Engine and transmission 3.3 litre Automatic
Performance marks 7 / 10
Reliability marks 3 / 10
Comfort marks 7 / 10
Dealer Service marks 9 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 1 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
5.4 / 10
Distance when acquired162118 kilometres
Most recent distance220772 kilometres
Previous carToyota Corolla

Summary:

The money monster

Faults:

The ignition timing sensor cracked after two weeks of owning the car.

The air conditioner never worked for me. I took it in to get an estimate on the cost of repair and was told that the high pressure lines were bad. It was going to cost me over $500.00 for parts and labour, so I endured the heat.

I had to replace the camber and caster kits and buy new tires due to that fact.

All of the ball joints had to be replaced.

I had to replace the knob control center.

The transmission was rebuilt at a cost of about $1200.00.

The trim on the rear passenger side door came off due to rusting bolts.

The back portion of the trunk has rusted away, I tried to remove the rust, but was unsuccessful because it was rusting from the inside out. The trunk is relatively cheap from a junkyard, if you don't mind two keys.

The engine idles terribly rough, I put it in neutral to reduce the vibration when I have have stopped the car. (ie street lights)

The headlights could not be adjusted because the adjusting screws broke the plastic housing of the lights. (both sides)

The driver side door handle was loose. I had to turn and hold the key and open the door at the same time. If I didn't do this the door would just lock when I tried to open it.

The hydraulic arms for the hood are no longer working properly, I have to prop open the hood with a broom; if its handy.

General Comments:

The car is spacious and fairly comfortable.

Highway use is the best place for this car.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? No

Review Date: 17th July, 2004

14th Feb 2005, 15:37

I bought a 1993 Chrysler Concorde a year ago because I thought it was roomy and real nice, with leather seats.

But a few days after I got it the overheating problem began and it lost coolant and I didn't know where it was going.

Left me stranded many times.

I got rid of that junky thing!I won't ever buy another one.

11th Jan 2007, 13:44

I just bought one in June, it looked like a nice comfortable car. I make a lot of long trips. I should have never got it!! the transmission died as soon as I got it, had it replaced, and this new transmission is shifting horribly. A/C never worked. Had to replace thermostat. Replaced all breaks. Ball joints needed to be replaced leaks a tonne of oil. I have no idea what I'm going to do with this piece of crap, I just bought another jetta. I might as well give the concord to my little brother for a field car.

1993 Chrysler Concorde 3.5 24 valve from North America

Year of manufacture1993
First year of ownership2003
Most recent year of ownership2004
Engine and transmission 3.5 24 valve Automatic
Performance marks 7 / 10
Reliability marks 8 / 10
Comfort marks 8 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 2 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
6.3 / 10
Distance when acquired225000 miles
Most recent distance231000 miles
Previous carPlymouth Acclaim

Summary:

A bargain buy for the price I paid

Faults:

I bought the car for $500 and had to repair a broken strut. I had the ball joints replaced. A few recalls had not yet been done (seat) (fuel rail) which I had done. I replaced the cat. converter as it was hollow inside. The ABS and traction control system went out about 3000 miles after I got it, which I never cared for the ABS or traction control anyway (car has done fine without it).I had to replace the AC compressor, but still need to have the evaporator replaced as it is leaking freon. the front door power locks do not work, but back works fine??

General Comments:

The car rides decent. Using premium gas is a must as the motor runs poorly on cheap gas, mid grade is required. The brakes do not work as good as most vehicles I have driven in the past. the paint is in good shape as the interior is in decent shape except for the head liner starting to fall near the back window.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? No

Review Date: 20th May, 2004

Average review marks: 6.2 / 10, based on 16 reviews