2001 Chrysler Concorde Reviews - Page 3 of 3

2001 Chrysler Concorde LX 2.7 from North America

Year of manufacture2001
First year of ownership2001
Most recent year of ownership2004
Engine and transmission 2.7 Automatic
Performance marks 5 / 10
Reliability marks 3 / 10
Comfort marks 8 / 10
Dealer Service marks 1 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 4 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
4.2 / 10
Distance when acquired100 miles
Most recent distance42000 miles
Previous carToyota RAV4

Summary:

High Price Junk

Faults:

My engine blew at 36,000 miles.

General Comments:

The Chrysler corporation was not very helpful when it came to repairing the vehicle. The did pay $4,500 of the $6,000 but the dealer couldn't get the parts for two weeks and they would not provide us with a loaner car or rental car.

The people I talked to on the phone were not very helpful and very rude on the phone.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? No

Review Date: 3rd May, 2004

2001 Chrysler Concorde LX 2.7 from North America

Year of manufacture2001
First year of ownership2001
Most recent year of ownership2004
Engine and transmission 2.7 Automatic
Performance marks 10 / 10
Reliability marks 0 / 10
Comfort marks 10 / 10
Dealer Service marks 0 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 5 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
5.0 / 10
Distance when acquired0 miles
Most recent distance43000 miles
Previous carChrysler Pontiac Bonneville

Summary:

Junk, really high dollar junk

Faults:

Head gasket blew at 43,000 miles despite impeccable service record with receipts. Naturally, it had a 3 year/36,000 mile warranty. Had to have the door weatherstripping replaced at 20,000 miles. Fuel injector went bad at 4,000 miles.

Up till it quit, it was a great car.

General Comments:

Lots of room, great ride, handled well.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? No

Review Date: 13th March, 2004

19th Mar 2004, 13:53

I also own a 2001 LX, the only problem I've had was the oil light coming on at idle. I thought for sure it would be a $1000.00 oil pump replacement job. Luckily a mechanic overheard my conversation with the service person, and was able to tell me that there was a service bulletin that applied to vehicles equipped with the 2.7l engine that stated "with a hot engine the oil pressure light may be on or flicker on at idle." To fix this problem you need to buy a wire terminal/vent pt#05017800AA. It connects to the oil pressure switch connector to reduce the heat at the switch by having the heat travel up the wire. I wonder how many people got suckered into replacing their oil pumps when it wasn't the problem, and the repair shop added the wire terminal/vent to cover it up. I also recommend switching to synthetic oil to prevent any sludge problems. Synthetic oil will not bake at high temperatures to create the sludge. It may be a bit more expensive, but with the poor track records the 2.7l engines have, I'd say it's worth it.

2001 Chrysler Concorde LXi 3.2L V6 from North America

Year of manufacture2001
First year of ownership2001
Most recent year of ownership2002
Engine and transmission 3.2L V6 Automatic
Performance marks 10 / 10
Reliability marks 10 / 10
Comfort marks 10 / 10
Dealer Service marks 10 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 10 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
10.0 / 10
Distance when acquired54 miles
Most recent distance3200 miles
Previous carHyundai XG300

Summary:

A large, comfortable, luxurious vehicle at a price which can't be matched

Faults:

My Concorde has been taken to the shop for only a couple of minor "tweaks" such as a slight vibration in the front wheel and static in the radio. Both were fixed with no problem, and the dealer even provided a rental car while it was being fixed.

General Comments:

This is my fourth Chrysler vehicle, and my second LH series car (previously, I owned a 1996 Dodge Intrepid). The interior room, handling, ride, and solid construction can't be beat in this price range.

This generation of LH series vehicles is a quantum leap ahead of the originals, and that's saying a lot for a class of cars that set a new standard in US auto making when introduced in 1993.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 28th February, 2002

Average review marks: 7.3 / 10, based on 9 reviews