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1996 - 2000 Plymouth Breeze Pre-Owned

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Khatir Soltani
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What cars do you think of when the name Plymouth comes to mind? During my childhood, which started in 1963 but was hardly

The Plymouth Breeze was forgotten as quickly as it came on the scene in 1996. (Photo: DaimlerChrysler Canada)
memorable until the early '70s when referring to cars, I particularly liked the Road Runner and still have a major thing for early-'70s 'Cudas, but other than the outrageous Superbird the brand doesn't rate highly on my must-have list. Sure there was the Sport Fury GT along with the odd cool Duster, but most of the Plymouth TV ads I remember were for mundane Valiants, Scamps and Volar├ęs, or later on, even more banal Horizons, Reliants and Acclaims. Chrysler Group attempted to add some brand sex appeal by introducing the hotrod-style Prowler, which was a credible sports car if not a "real"

The Plymouth Breeze was little more than a plain-Jane derivative of the ritzier Chrysler Cirrus and sportier Dodge Stratus "JA"-coded sedans which debuted in 1995. (Photo: DaimlerChrysler Canada)
hotrod due to its V6 powerplant. Unfortunately Plymouth never followed up with any functional yet enticing cars to keep the brand alive. It was discontinued in model year 1999 (2000 in U.S.), the same year the Plymouth brand left Canada. (a year before the Plymouth brand and Prowler were axed, the latter being the only model anyone complained about losing.) The Plymouth Breeze was forgotten as quickly as it came on the scene in 1996, itself only a plain-Jane derivative of the ritzier Chrysler Cirrus and sportier Dodge Stratus "JA"-coded sedans which debuted in 1995. It showed up in budget-minded households, for sure, but more often in government office carpools, company fleets and rental car lots.
Khatir Soltani
Khatir Soltani
Automotive expert
As a car enthusiast, he tests and compares vehicles from different categories through the eyes of the consumer, ensuring relevant and objective reviews.
  • Over 6 years experience as a car reviewer
  • Over 50 test drives in the last year
  • Involved in discussions with virtually every auto manufacturer in Canada