The first Chrysler Intrepid was released on the market in 1993. It was redesigned in 1998 -- making the 1999 model a second generation. It is designed to attract buyers looking for a sporty sedan. The 1999 Intrepid comes in two styles, the Base and ES.
Both styles come standard with four doors. The 1999 Intrepid Base seats six passengers. The ES has seating for five. The length of the 1999 Intrepid is 203.7 inches. The width of the sedan is 74.69 inches, and the height is 55.91 inches. It has a curb weight of 3,421 pounds.
A 2.7-liter, V6 is the standard engine for the Base. It has a 3.39-inch bore and 3.1-inch stroke with a 9.7 compression ratio. It is a 200-horsepower motor that produces 190 ft-lbs. torque at 4,850 rpm. The standard engine for the ES is a 3.2-liter, V6. This motor is a 225-horsepower, producing 217 ft-lbs. of torque at 4,700 rpm. The bore is 3.62 inches, and the stoke is 3.19 inches with a 9.5 compression ratio.
Each style comes with a four-speed, automatic transmission. It comes standard with overdrive. Safety features include driver and passenger side airbags in both styles. Additionally, the ES is equipped with antilock brakes for added safety.
Each style comes with power windows and door locks. Additionally, the ES has power seats as an added feature. A cassette player, along with the AM/FM stereo, is also standard. The available front headroom is 38.31 inches and the rear is 37.40 inches. Legroom measurements are 42.20 inches in the front and 39.09 inches in the rear.
The 1999 Intrepid has a 17-gallon fuel tank. It required the use of unleaded fuel. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, the Intrepid Base gets 18 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the highway. Additionally, the ES is rated at 16 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway.