2005 Dodge Magnum User Reviews

2005 Dodge Magnum Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 44 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:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Overall: 4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5

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"power" 21 reviews
"ride" 17 reviews
"reliable car" 8 reviews
"speed" 7 reviews
"handling" 7 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 8 reviews
"interior" 3 reviews
"small power" 2 reviews
"power" 2 reviews

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Preston writes:
2005 Dodge Magnum R/T Review
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one word: HEMI

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speeding tickets

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The Beast — This car is amazing. I got mine used with 45,000 miles and have only needed to change the tires. It came with the 5.7L HEMI, a Borla exhaust, K&N intake, and a superchip, and this thing goes like a bat out of hell. I got some grief for buying it, until I showed my friends its tire smoking performance, which made a couple of my friends want to buy one. I would definitely recommend this for anybody looking to have some fun, while also having the room to haul stuff.

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tallguy writes:
2005 Dodge Magnum SE Review
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Looks, utility

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Looks (if not your taste)

tallguy
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Hearse-like Wagon — Distinctive looks, particularly in black; looks like a hearse (in a good way). Plenty of pickup even in SE trim. Solid construction. Great legroom front and rear. Plenty of storage/hauling space behind the rear seats. Black interior looks sharp. Great driver's adjustable lumbar support. Chopped retro look. Too bad they are discontinuing the Magnum wagon.

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eells writes:
2005 Dodge Magnum R/T Review
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Looks.  340 horsepower.  Handling.  Comfort.  Reliability.  Cargo capacity.

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Gas mileage.

eells
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The Best Family Car! — We purchased this car when we found out we were having a second baby. The Magnum was perfect for us because we could haul our kids, a double stroller, plus groceries with no problems! We went with the RT because of the Hemi =) If we had to have a family car, it was going to be a powerful one. The gas mileage wasn't as good as most cars, but it's a Hemi V8! It does have variable valve timing, so when we were on the highway, setting the cruise control really lowered the gas consumption. It's also great for long trips. It easily carried all 4 of us, luggage, large birthday presents, and a 70lb Boxer.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Aston writes:
2005 Dodge Magnum R/T Review
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Tons of space, lots of power, reliable!

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Gas guzzler, front end issues (tie rods, tension struts).

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Awesome Car — I love this car, I sold my Magnum RT to get a Magnum SRT8! Car has nice power, great features, tons of space. Only issue was front end. Tie Rods and tension struts were the weak link. I was averaging about 18-19 miles per gallon. If you are looking for fuel efficiency this is not it. But still a WONDERFUL CAR!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Digduga70 writes:
2005 Dodge Magnum R/T Review
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comfortable ride, a lot of power, sleek look.

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interior fit and finish not the best, rear view visibility not the best.

Digduga70
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Fun American Muscle Car Disguised As A Wagon! — I bought this car 7 years ago used, and after my test drive I knew I was going to buy it. The car has instant foot response and crazy acceleration. The steering is tight and responsive and the brakes feel soft and grippy. I have since improved the brakes and front suspension for a much improved ride. This car is so much fun to drive, that I find myself taking the long way to my destination, but usually get there at the same time.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Digduga70 writes:
2005 Dodge Magnum R/T Review
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Fun to drive, Hemi power! Multi-displacement great for highway fuel economy. Roomy, and comfortable ride.

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Can be a hog on gas if driven hard, plus prefers high octane. Takes up a lot of garage space.

Digduga70
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Fun And Powerful, With A Ton Of Room To Spare. — The Dodge Magnum RT is the best road trip car I have ever owned! Best looking wagon on the road with its aggressive lines and Hemi V8 rumble that sounds great when you put your foot into to it. Overall high marks!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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honda929 writes:
2005 Dodge Magnum R/T AWD Review
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all the power you could possibly need, and it can get u 24 mpg for a v8 hemi is incredible

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no poblems

honda929
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One Of A Kind Dodge Magnum Two Thumbs Up — i hae liked this car since i have owned it she runs good drives great collects good attention because its unique and i have enjoyed every bit of this car, everything about this car works great no problems with it runs stops turns handling is one of the best cars i have drove i would rate it for anyone winter snow control handling is crazy good went in a ditch one tme came right out with the awd and performance together got me out so you should check it out and see what you think

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Andrew writes:
2005 Dodge Magnum SXT Review
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Solid

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Can be ugly to some

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Great Bang For The Buck. For You Speed Freaks, The Car Does 156 Top Speed. According To Gps Tracking — This car is a built to thrill machine. The engine is a 3.5L HO 250 hp stock engine. Aftet a stage two fuel injection kit and a fuel chip, you end up with 263 hp. The car handles well, in fact, too well. My Brother in law got a ticket for goin 90 in a 65 because he didn't realize how fast he was going. The car can out perform most 4 and 6 cyl on the road, although the magnum struggles with matching v-8's. It's a very "loud" car and most people will either hate it or love it. There is no in between with this baby. If I did it all over again? RT- Hemi would be the only thing I did different.

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David writes:
2005 Dodge Magnum SE Review
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stylish, large, comfy, fun to drive

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i didn't get the hemi......  seatbelt buckle aso shed an outer cover, but it's still safe.

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Large, Comfy, And Sticks Like Glue — good fit and finish, excellent interior, beautiful suspension. hangs on to corners extremly well. brakes are more than enough to send contents of the car and unbuckled occupants to the front of the car. we'll see how the engine holds up. feels like a mercedes benz trans. tiny 2.7 liter engine is peppy for it's size, not for the size of the car though. plenty sufficient to move the car, with resonable mileage.

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remedy12 writes:
2005 Dodge Magnum SXT Review
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Plenty of space. Smooth ride.

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Gas mileage is not that great and visibility out the side...blind spots are larger than other vehicles.

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The "i Can Make It" Car. — Car is great. Acceleration is great, brakes aren't bad...My only problem really is the gas mileage. Have a V6 and I try to not push on the gas so much because it will drink the gas like water. But it gets me from point A to point B without problems thus far.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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