Likewise, its smooth ride makes for a comfortable daily driver, whether riding around town or on long trips. Now experiencing the oil indicator warning light on, and staying on after warming up, heating indicator showing ok temperature, no leaks, and oil level is ok. Hide covers the steering wheel and shifter. Cabin doesn't have heat because the coolant pipes rusted, body work is rusting out, under-body rusting out, and engine bay rusting out. It delivers 200 horsepower at 5800 rpm and 190 pounds-feet of torque at 4850 rpm.
Reliable, but a pain for repairs. The decklid incorporates a spoiler lip arched over large taillamps and thick monotone bumper. Thought there may be a fuse issue. When equipped with the standard 2. Large roomy cabin, comfortable seats, nice dials, good music system, good fit and finish.
Lets get back into the human hold. This particular car did lay down better slalom numbers than any Sebring we've tested in the past, but otherwise, there's little to discuss. I owned it for 18 months and put 45,000km on it. The 2004 Chrysler Sebring is the newest car I've ever owned, and most expensive, but it's also cost me far more than any other car, and been far less reliable. Introduction Chrysler Sebring offers distinctive styling, roomy interiors and big trunks.
Side curtain air bags are built in. Unlike most convertibles, the Sebring offers a roomy, comfortable interior. For example, round analog instruments with bold black-on-white graphics are tucked beneath an arched cowl and rimmed with chrome bezels. The center console in the sedan houses the transmission shift lever and a padded armrest. The sedan is largely a Chrysler engineering effort, the coupe is based on a Mitsubishi platform, and the convertible uses some elements from each.
No major or minor engine or transmission problems to date! You can hide the collapsed roof by covering it with a smooth boot that locks in place with Velcro taps; when not in use, the boot folds and stows in the trunk. Obviously, they are doing something right. The coupe combines the sporty styling of a two-door with the practicality of a rear seat and a decent-sized trunk. That sounds a little unrealistic to me. All Sebring models come standard with cloth fabric. Interior Features The four-door sedan is the largest Sebring of them all. These changes were highlighted by a new dash layout and instrument panel.
In addition, the low, sporty roofline compromises access and convenience. However, the base four-cylinder engine is quite competent. If Chrysler wants to maintain its leadership in this segment of the convertible marketplace, an update--with a stiffer chassis and a higher-quality interior--is in order. For 2004, the Sebring family reaps in the award yet again. The Sebring suspension is fully independent and remains composed even in bumpy corners. Since the Sebring's introduction in 1996, has often held the top spot in the domestic drop-top market, selling roughly 33,000 Sebring convertibles a year.
The seats feel firm and comfortable. Hated that car from day 1. Rack-and-pinion steering gives the Sebring a crisp feel. Other brake improvements include electronic brake distribution, which balances the brakes front to rear for improved stability and shorter stopping distances. The Sebring sedan and convertible share many components and roll out of a Chrysler assembly plant in Sterling Heights, Michigan. One of the best I've ever had.
Looking at its other rivals: The Ford Mustang is a solid opponent, but tends to appeal more to younger folks whereas the Sebring has a much broader market. The cab-forward design extends the base of the windshield forward, making for an airy cabin that lets in a lot of light. If it does, drop the top and whisk those cares away. Climate control blower motor stopped working on the low speed setting. For 2004, Chrysler gave the Sebring a facelift, adding a restyled front fascia with scalloped headlamps and a new grille; there are also… Ah, the mercury's rising, and the days are getting longer--inevitably giving you the urge to duck out of work to soak up some sun. Nightmare to work on because the cab-forward design leaves no room for belt, hose, and accessory maintenance. The top of the windshield features a shade similar to that used on Mercedes cars.
The rear bench seats can seat three adults. That left us with a couple corroded wires. The recall began on July 20, 2015. It had a nice quiet, smooth ride. It's also rated well in terms of safety: The Sebring sedan earned a five-star rating from the National Highway Traffic Administration in its frontal crash test and a favorable rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety in its 40-mph offset frontal crash test. Continue to depress the button and side windows drop out of sight.
The V-6 is adequately smooth and powerful, but performance seekers must look elsewhere. All three body styles are available with a V6 engine that delivers responsive performance. New rubber bushing and tie-rod on front suspension. Coupe models do not offer a lot of rear-seat space. Aside from looking more luxurious, the suede helps to add a bit of grip to often-slippery leather.