1996 Dodge Neon Specifications

2-Door Coupe Base
MSRP based on 2-Door Coupe Base
 

Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 28 mpg City/38 mpg Hwy
Engine Gas I4, 2.0L
EPA Class Compact
Style Name 2dr Cpe Base
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Doors 2
Body Style 2dr Car

Dimensions

Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2432
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5
Front Hip Room (in) 50.3
Front Leg Room (in) 42.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 91.2
Second Head Room (in) 36.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.0
Second Hip Room (in) 53.9
Front Head Room (in) 39.6
Second Leg Room (in) 35.1
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in) 104.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.4
Height, Overall (in) 53.0
Length, Overall (in) 171.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7
Track Width, Front (in) 57.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.5
Liftover Height (in) 26.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.8

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 11.2
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 38

Performance Specs

Engine
Engine Order Code ECB
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 128 @ 5000
Fuel System SFI
Engine Type Gas I4
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 131 @ 6000
Displacement 2.0L/122
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.54
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Description Cont. Manual
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.55
Trans Order Code DD5
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.13
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.42
Trans Description Cont. Again NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.72
Trans Type 5
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.36
Clutch Size (in) 8.5
Brakes
Brake Type Power
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Brake ABS System NA
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x 0.8
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.9 x 1.5
Steering
Steering Type Manual Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2
Tires
Front Tire Order Code NA
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14
Front Tire Size P175/70R14
Rear Tire Order Code NA
Rear Tire Size P175/70R14
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4.0
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear Chapman Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.79
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.62

Safety Features

Safety
Air Bag-Frontal-Driver Yes
Air Bag-Frontal-Passenger Yes
Air Bag-Passenger Switch (On/Off) No
Air Bag-Side Body-Front No
Air Bag-Side Body-Rear No
Air Bag-Side Head-Front No
Air Bag-Side Head-Rear No
Brakes-ABS No
Child Safety Rear Door Locks No
Daytime Running Lights No
Traction Control No
Night Vision No
Rollover Protection Bars No
Fog Lamps No
Parking Aid No
Tire Pressure Monitor No
Back-Up Camera No
Stability Control No
Other Features Driver & front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system
Front/rear outboard adjustable active 3-point safety belts
Rear 2-point center lap belt
Side guard door beams
Single note horn

Other Specs

Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 450
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 83
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA
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Gas Mileage
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Gas Mileage
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Passenger Capacity
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Passenger Capacity
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Transmission
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