2005 Chevrolet Cavalier Overview

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Base
103 national listings
Base Coupe
Avg. Price: $4,535
LS
15 national listings
LS Coupe
8 national listings
Avg. Price: $5,153
LS Sport
1 national listing
LS Sport Coupe
25 national listings

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3.85 stars

Based on 28 reviews

Good For Price & Economic by beyourself
 — I bought my car brand new 1 mile on it. This car had one problem in the first 4 months. I had a defective battery which caused the car not to start and had to be towed. It was quickly repaired and I d... Read More
Great Car by 1fastcavy
 — it has wonderful get up and go it will even grab rubber in fourth gear it also will pull 13's in a quarter mile stock it does 16's i only have a cold air intake and exhaust done with a body kit but th... Read More
Best If Bought Brand New by Ralone
 — I got this car wen it wuz in it's last production year wen I wuz 17, i bought 0 miles, took it from Arkansas to Tennesse, & Texas, & Mississippi, dependable for high school students, adn pple who don'... Read More

2005 Chevrolet Cavalier Overview

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2005 Chevrolet Cavalier

The 2005 model year was the last for the workhorse Chevrolet Cavalier. The midsize compact was more than showing its age: The bad juju of its outdated platform and iffy safety record was redeemed only by the '05 Cavalier's very affordable price.

No significant changes were made to the 2005 Chevy Cavalier. Three trims were available: the base model, LS, and LS Sport. All three trims were offered in both coupe and sedan bodystyles.

GM offered some modern conveniences for the 2005 Chevrolet Cavalier. OnStar and XM satellite radio were available, and a surprisingly high-end stereo system, with CD player and MP3 capability, came standard. Still, the interior of the 2005 Cavalier was nothing special - comfortable enough, but definitely economy class.

Economy was also the watchword when it came to fuel efficiency for the '05 Chevrolet Cavalier.  Its EPA highway mileage of 24 mpg city, 33 mpg highway is definitely part of the car's appeal.  And its fuel economy doesn't come at the expense of power: Under the hood, the 2005 Cavalier has a 2.2-liter, dual overhead cam inline-4 engine clocked at 140 horsepower, plenty of oomph for the Cav's less than 3,000 pounds of curb weight.

Alas, the Chevy Cavalier never quite succeeded in competing with other compacts like the Toyota Camry and Honda Accord. But if you're looking for a used-car bargain, the Cav might be just the ticket!

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Chevrolet Cavalier Questions

Kevin Cooper
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On A 2005 Chevy Cavlair My Check Engine Lite Has Been On For About 2 Weeks ...

check engine light was on , now it keeps flashing, whats up?

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jonbama34
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Does An 05 Chevy Cavalier Have An Emergencyfuel Shut Off Switch

i am haveing troubl locating th shut off switch

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Rusty Gregory
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I Have A Caviliar

My car has lost power random misfire on three cylinders check engine light flashing and converter glowing red?

3 views with 2 answers (last answer about a week ago)
christopher00
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Car Will Not Start

I was driving the car and I thought it ran out of gas. I put gas in the car and it still would not start. I checked the fuel pressure and it was fine. I checked to make sure the car was getting spark ...

7,711 views with 14 answers (last answer about a week ago)
jonbama34
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I Jus Bought My Cavalier It Ran When I Changed Brakes It Ran When Pulled It...

i put fuel in throttle body it starts but wont run changed crank sensor as long as i keep putting fuel in the throttle body it runs

26 views with 7 answers (last answer 2 weeks ago)