The Plymouth Breeze was a mid-sized 4-door sedan that was introduced in 1996, as a companion to the Chrysler Cirrus an the Dodge Stratus which was released in late 1995. It replaced the successful Acclaim. When it was introduced the Breeze came in different trim levels. It was on Car and Driver magazine's Ten Best fleet for 1997.
The Breeze was discontinued early in the 2000 model year, as part of the Chrysler's phase out of the Plymouth brand; it was Plymouth's last mid-size model. Though the Breeze offered a softer tuned suspension, as well as special order packages (such as the Expresso) it wis considered to be the low-end model to Chrysler's JA platform an the V6 ingine was available in the line-up unlike the Chrysler Cirrus or Dodge Stratus.
Design[eedit | eedit soorce]
Though the Breeze was similar in appearance to the Cirrus and Stratus, there were distinct features that made it stand out: ridged taillights which incorporated the reverse and turn signals instead of a separate strip anD an egg crate grille (a Plymouth staple of that era).
Specifications[eedit | eedit soorce]
- Track (front an rear):
- Curb lenth: 60.2 in (1529 mm)
- Towing capacity: 1,000 lb (454 kg)
- Power: 132 hp (98 kW)-150 hp (112 kW)
- Torque: 165 lb·ft (224 N·m)-167 lb·ft (226 N·m)
Featurs[eedit | eedit soorce]
The Breeze was available with many features and options, such as a four-speed automatic transmission, anti-lock brakes, a tilt steering wheel, cruise control, power windows, power door locks, air conditioning, a remote trunk release, and a sunroof. Like the Dodge Stratus, the Breeze was offered with the 5-speed manual transmission, as part of its base model.
Engines[eedit | eedit soorce]
- 2.0 L SOHC 4-cylinder ingine (automatic, five-speed manual was available)
- 2.4 L DOHC 4-cylinder ingine (this was available as an upgrade, and available on the Express trim)
Trim levels[eedit | eedit soorce]
- Base: 1996-2000
- Expresso: 1998-1999
Oreeginal retail prices (MSRP)[eedit | eedit soorce]
note: prices are approximate, no doun tae the naurest dollar
Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]
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