2005 Chrysler Crossfire User Reviews

2005 Chrysler Crossfire Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 30 reviews

  • Performance:4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5
  • Appearance:4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars 4.7 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5
  • Overall: 4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5

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PROS
"power" 15 reviews
"ride" 12 reviews
"handling" 8 reviews
"fuel economy" 6 reviews
"speed" 4 reviews
CONS
"ride" 5 reviews
"high maintenance" 4 reviews
"space" 3 reviews
"rough ride" 2 reviews
"window" 2 reviews

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ReliableRon writes:
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5

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I love my Crossfire as it combines cool chrysler design with mercedes drivetrain, quality, and reliability and built by Karmann in Germany uniqueness. Has a great forum following for info and repairs (www.crossfireforum.org )

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Not a lot of dealer support. Some parts are pretty expensive. Not a great resale value but a good buy at current prices.

ReliableRon
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The Best Of Chrysler,mercedes And Karmann — It is a beautiful car and even now at 8 years old it still turns heads. It has a very good solid feel and rides pretty good for having 18 and 19" wheels on low profile rubber. Tracks like a go cart. I have had minimal issues with the car and have fixed most of them myself with info from the forum. It goes fast enough for most people but is also available in a SRT6 model with an extra 100+ HP for those who need speed! It is the most fun car I have ever owned and with the top down it just adds to the great feeling of driving it.

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Robert writes:
2005 Chrysler Crossfire Roadster Limited Review
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Some good buys out there on this summer roadster...

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none, it's a very good car.

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If You Get A Chance, Get One, You'll Love It — Performance for the normally inspired V6 is very good, not excellent, but good. The quality has been fine, no issue accept with the alarm system. I love the look, people ask me if it's a prototype, yeah, a 5 year old prototype! Oil changes are expensive $112. I love the car, it's fun, fun, fun....it hold the road like glue with the Sumotoyo HTR tires, I get thumbs up everywhere I go, someone is always trying to prove their car is faster (who cares) not what I got it for. Found the 3 pc luggage set on Ebay for $100, good price. Would I want something else, well, maybe a Alpha Romeo C8....a beautiful Italian!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Natasha writes:
2005 Chrysler Crossfire Roadster Review
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Sooooo much fun!!!

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Service= costly and hard to find a qualified mechanic

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It's A Car To Buy When You Can Afford To Have It! — I LOVE this car!! It handles excellent and has plenty of power for me. Maintenance is quite high but if you don't put alot of km's on in a year it works out. Need a good high car Mechanic to work on it as the Chrysler dealerships don't seem to work on them enough to know what they are doing. It has been my dream car and I look forward to spring/summer/fall driving even though it can be driven it the winter, we park it.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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mightymini11 writes:
2005 Chrysler Crossfire Roadster Limited Review
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Drivability is superb, a real head turner. Won it's class in several Car Shows.

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No room for luggage, but I made do. I drove it to Florida from Rhode Island and back. It was comfortable, except the fact that my ex-wife was with me.

mightymini11
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A Disguised Mercedes-slk — There wasn't much to dislike, it was gorgeous, nimble and quick, beautiful and well built. All of the Crossfires were built in the Karman Factory in Germany, the very same one that builds the SLK Models. One drawback is the wheels and tires, because they are staggered with 18" in front and 19" in the rear. Very expensive to replace all 4 wheels and tires. But, worth the money.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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mybanez writes:
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I love this car.  Always get a million comments, especially from other women.

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constant maintenance issue at year 7.

mybanez
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Lovely Car, But Now Has A Serious Limp! — I absolutely love my car! In the past year, it has been nothing but unreliable. New problems every 2-3 months. Wish Chrysler could get it figured out. Now I know why they stopped making it. Aftermarket parts a really hard to come by. Dealer in Lincoln Nebraska doesn't see enough of this model to really know what to do. Thank God for the Chrysler Customer Care people who won't take "I don't know" for an answer. Also big thank you to websites like this where I can track the problems others have with this model.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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muta writes:
2005 Chrysler Crossfire Coupe Limited Review
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fun to drive
i toke care of it and did maintenance when it needed

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maintenance cost a lot

muta
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Cool — not family car and the spare parts cost a lot because it has parts from Mercedes-Benz engine : 3.2 L M112 E32 (195 cu in) V6 - power : 215 hp (160 kW; 218 PS) Transmission: 5-speed automatic Related to Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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bubblehed writes:
2005 Chrysler Crossfire Coupe Limited Review
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Handles great, quick, classic looks

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Tires cost an arm and a leg!  Cup holder is useless.

bubblehed
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Fun, Classic Looking Sports Car — The car is fun to drive. It's quick, fast and handles great. I love the look of the car, especially from the rear. The manual transmission is a bit choppy though, sometimes it resists going into gear. The interior is nice, no electronic gadgets to muddle it up - Radio, analog gauges, shift knob and the normal AC, and window controls...nice and clean.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Ryan writes:
2005 Chrysler Crossfire Coupe Limited Review
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Gas mileage.
Exterior styling.
Mercedes powerplant.

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Numb feeling steering wheel.
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Plasticy interior.

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Great Little Sports Car — Overall this car is pretty good. The styling of the car is excellent. I constantly get looks driving it no matter where I go. The interior could use some work. It has that cheap feel to it and is very plasticy. The performance is what I'm most impressed with. Under the hood beats the engine of a Mercedes 3.2 Litre V6 good enough for 215 horsepower which is more than enough to get this light little car to get up and go. Handling overall is also great, turns on a dime. My only complaint is that the steering feels numb. It feels like there is no connection between the steering wheel and the road. It also get great gas milage.

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luvalo writes:
2005 Chrysler Crossfire Roadster Limited Review
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It's stylish, a head turner. Very comfortable ride, on highways,in city traffic.
It's a TRUE Roadster.

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Cargo,but it's a Roadster, to enjoy driving.

luvalo
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The Smoothest, Most Stylish Car....... — This Roadster is the most stylish automobile I've owned. The pleasure I've gotten driving it during the warm weather especially lived up to everything a Roadster is to be. Wherever I go, people ask me at red lights, or where I'm parked...What is that? It's a beauty. Young & older, females and males, I've always gotten a "thumbs up" reaction.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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luvalo writes:
2005 Chrysler Crossfire Roadster Review
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Stylish,comfortable seats for long rides or City driving.Tight handling/Reaction. Smooth,tight easy to shift.

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None. It's a Roadster,meant for driving pleasure.

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Smoothest,fastest Ride I've Ever Owned — It gives me that control of the road, the driving confidence of sharp handling, quick/smooth shifting in any road/driver conditions. You want to feel the wind blow through your hair, and the sleek,stylish ride that turns heads? It's a Crossfire, no question about that.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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2004 Chrysler Crossfire Reviews

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