2005 Dodge Stratus Ratings

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Dodge Stratus 2005
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    2005 Dodge Stratus

    reliable

    Pros: acceleration

    Cons: gas milage

    it is a good starter car but it tends to need alot more care than some cars. I would recommend this car for a couple or a family with older children. The gas milage is decent as long as your are above a half a tank of gas. It is very spacious however and it a good grocery car.

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? Yes
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 4 years
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    2005 Dodge Stratus - Base

    Pros: The way it sits low to the ground

    Cons: hmmmmm like every thing really about mine

    Advice: Want something stylish but good on gas get the SXT want power get the R/T

    I just wanted to say I agree with anyone who says the Stratus R/T is a sharp looking car with power. I here people say they are dissapointed by there SXT model not having power or being gutless. Well what do u expect u bought a 4 cyl. U want power spend the extra money and buy the R/T. No its not mustang or camaro power. But for a girl like me its got the power I need plus doesnt guzzle the gas the big muscle cars do. And so far my engine is very quiet. And with any car u can always get a lemon. Spend the extra $1,000 like I did and buy the extended warranty. I wont have to worry about paying anything but a $100 deductable on anything gone wrong before 80,000 warranty. I just personally couldnt see why anybody would by a car that they thougth was uncompfortable, ugly, or uncompfortable. That is dumb on there part. But I find my car extremely compfy nice sleek style and drives great I can take a curve of 45 at 75 and have no body roll. The R/T sounds really great when starting it up to. So just be smart do your research at carfax.com and make sure u dont get a lemon. Anything can be wrong with any kind of car its your responsibility to make sure u dont get stuck with a lemon. So dont bad mouth a great car because u didnt do your research.

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    2005 Dodge Stratus - SXT Coupe

    Pros: Interior very sharp.Good stereo.Sunroof handy.

    Cons: My knee leans against console edge.

    Advice: Get 5-speed.

    I have the SE trim, with two tone leather and sun roof,and 5-speed 4cyl engine.Car has great accellaration for a 4 cyl but still gets over 32 mpg hwy.Handles great.Very stable in corners,but still delivers comfortable ride.I'm 6'5' so I could use a little more leg room but thats true of most cars.Car looks great from front and side,back could use more style and lower trunkline.Discontinued for 2006probably because confused with 4-door model. Should have named it Charger.Dodge Charger should not be a 4-door.

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    2005 Dodge Stratus - R/T Coupe

    Pros: everything

    Cons: lack of heated leather option.

    Advice: The 3.0 R/T is great you'll love it!

    I love every thin about this car. its power, looks, comfort, gas mileage, sound system, etc. I'm glad i bought it, and plan on keepin it for years to come. i have had absolutely no problems with it other that routine maint. But i must say i am slightly concerned about the other reviews of engine and head gasket problems @ 58,000 mi. As I,m about to turn over 60,000. but it still runnin like a champ! Glad I traded my 98 Camry in for it! Cuz that was a real piece!

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    2005 Dodge Stratus - SXT Coupe

    Pros: the appearance

    Cons: evrything now

    Advice: dont buy it

    I bought this new it's a stx with the 2.7. with less than 6K on it the engine is noisy and gutless. The trans slips and will not shift out gear going up a hill without lefting my foot off the gas. I will never buy american again. former usmc here

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    2005 Dodge Stratus - R/T Coupe

    Pros: The baby blue color :-)

    Cons: Nothing. The car is perfect for me. Ohh I know. I wish the trunk had a spring on it. You can open it with the keychain but it doesn't pop up. You have to rise it. My friend told me you have that added. I don't know.

    Advice: Get the baby blue. I have the baby blue coupe with a sunroof and it soo hot!!! The car looks so cool and it has so much power.

    I love this car. It has so much power on the highway. You can pass other cars with ease. It's like you're in Nascar. The ride is also so smooth. It's seems like it's a more expensive car. It's looks so good. This car is so hot!!!

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    2005 Dodge Stratus - R/T Sedan

    Pros: Appearance

    Cons: That I didn't purchase it sooner

    Advice: Purchase a V6 engine

    Rides very nicely, the V6 makes all the difference,greatly improved over time.