2005 Chevrolet Cavalier Overview

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Trims

Base
Avg. Price: $4,881
Base Coupe
Avg. Price: $4,621
LS
Avg. Price: $4,994
LS Coupe
Avg. Price: $5,591
LS Sport
4 national listings
LS Sport Coupe
27 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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Based on 28 reviews

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 The midsize compact was more than showing its age: The bad juju of its outdated platform and iffy safety record was redeemed only by the '05 Cavalier's very affordable price.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

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Replacing Lock Cylinder 2005 Chevy Cavalier

So I had an a break in and someone attempted to steal my 2005 Cavalier. Jammed a screw driver pretty hard into the ignition and just destroyed the lock cylinder. I plan on doing the repair myself, g...

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Will A 2001 Hood Fit On My 2005 Cavaliar?

I need a new hood for my 2005 chevy cavaliar. I've found a couple 2001 hoods but not sure they will fit? What years are compatable with a 2005 chevy cavaliar?

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Susan Boyer
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I Have 2000 Calalier Put New Starter On Giving Code 013 And It Still Wont S...

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2005 Chevy Cavalier 2.2 Automatic Runs Very Rough, Shakes And When Speeding...

I was coming home from work in a different vehicle, my wife calls, says the cavalier won't start. I get home, grab the gas can and put what was left in it. It starts, we get it to the gas station ...

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Richard Steinberg
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2005 Cavalier Defrost Clicking

defrost doesn't work clicks when cold

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