Plymouth
Neon
1996
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1996 Plymouth Neon Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 1996 Plymouth Neon specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1996 Plymouth Neon warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$9,795
Invoice *
$9,206
Engine
2.0L I-4 132 HP 129.0 ft.lbs. @ 5,000 rpm / 2.0L I-4 150 HP 133.0 ft.lbs. @ 5,500 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD / 3-spd auto
Fuel Economy City
28.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
38.0 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Engine
2.0L I-4 132 HP 129.0 ft.lbs. @ 5,000 rpm / 2.0L I-4 150 HP 133.0 ft.lbs. @ 5,500 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD / 3-spd auto
Alternator
83 amp
Battery
450 amp
Axle Ratio
3.55 / 2.98
Recommended Fuel Type
regular unleaded
Fuel Tank
12.5 gal.
Drive Type
front-wheel
Ride
touring / firm
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
rear anti-roll bar
Brakes
front disc/rear drum / 4-wheel disc
Front Tires
P185/65R14.0BSW AS / P185/60HR14.0BSW touring
Front Seat Type
bucket / sport
Seat Trim
cloth
Floor Mats
carpeted front & rear
Vanity Mirrors
passenger
Floor Console
full
Front Air Conditioning
manual
Radio
AM/FM stereo
Tachometer
tachometer
Steering Wheel Material
leather
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Rear Defroster
rear defroster
Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger
Door Count
2 doors
Exterior Length
171.8 "
Exterior Width
67.5 "
Exterior Height
54.8 "
Wheelbase
104 "
Curb Weight
2,380 lbs.
Max Trailer Weight
1,000 lbs.
Bodyside Moldings
body-colored
Exterior Mirrors
manual remote driver, manual passenger / dual manual remote
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
84/100,000
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
36/36,000

Safety Ratings

Below is the 1996 Plymouth Neon safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.

Style
Frontal Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Frontal Rating:

5% or less chance of injury

6% to 10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 25% or less chance of injury

26% or greater chance of injury

Side Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Side Rating:

10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 35% or less chance of injury

36% to 45% or less chance of injury

46% or greater chance of injury

Safety data is not currently available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For a list of safety-related features, please check the Safety section.

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