1996 Plymouth Breeze ?? 4 cylinder. from North America
I don't know yet!
My dad bought this for me in Indiana, before he got it the head gasket had blown and the guy didn't have the head machined before replacing it. It blew after my dad got it and he brought it down, after replacing a lot of parts to ensure that it lasted for a while for me, but I had to pay $500 to have the head gasket fixed (cheap I know, grandma knew the guy). Had a triple metal gasket and new head bolts put on it also.
My dad is a mechanic, but refuses to listen to me when I believe something is wrong with this car. The brakes sound weird sometimes when you press down. I've had a few occasions where it would lose pressure and just go to the floor, now it mainly just makes kinda a grinding sound. Mechanics have said the brakes are fine, same with rotors. They couldn't get the car to do it, but said it may be the master cylinder, haven't been able to change it yet.
This car vibrates very bad, got better after we removed and put the intake back on, I think it wasn't covering the throttle well.
So far, I haven't gotten good gas mileage. Dad said on the trip down he got 22mpg and that it'd be even better after the head gasket was replaced. Hasn't gotten anything close to that yet! I drive like 12 miles total to get my husband to/from work. It used like an 1/8 of a tank to do that. I drive 30-40 with few stops.
I'm not use to all this stuff. I had a 1994 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L and I paid $750 for it 3 years ago in February and it just needed brakes, plug and wires, tires, and a battery... nothing like this! Of course, it did get bad gas mileage, what can you expect from a V8? lol.
Also, it seems like the gas gage can't make up it's mind.
I like how it handles. Looks nice. Only had it 2 weeks this Sunday, so can't say much more.
My mom had a 96 Stratus, I loved that car.
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes
Review Date: 7th November, 2007