2005 Dodge Magnum User Reviews

2005 Dodge Magnum Review Ratings

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  • 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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PROS
"power" 22 reviews
"ride" 18 reviews
"reliable car" 8 reviews
"speed" 8 reviews
"fuel economy" 8 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 8 reviews
"interior" 3 reviews
"small power" 2 reviews
"power" 2 reviews
"tires" 2 reviews

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CeliaM writes:
2005 Dodge Magnum SXT Review
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4

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Lots of room in car and hatch. It looks good when it's all fixed up. Felt safe in this car. Parts are prices fair.

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Nothing to really dislike.

CeliaM
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I Liked The Look Of It. — The car is very roomy for families and trips. It's comfortable and you can fit a lot in the hatch. It's bigger so I feel safer driving it and it handles pretty good for a longer car. Even though the back windows are tinted it is still easy to see out of them

Primary Use: Family transportation

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wkraftnm writes:
2005 Dodge Magnum R/T Review
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This car is fast, it's fun to drive! Great gas mileage. Comfortable to drive. Very well built low maintenance costs.

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The original tires did not last long, but Michelin tires solved that problem.

wkraftnm
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Great Car,.fun To Own. Never Regreted Buying It. — This car impressed me from the first day I took it home, and I always liked it. When you consider how much power it has it is hard to believe that it also gets over twenty miles per gallon of gas on the highway.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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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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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.

remedy12
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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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CityofCarsDetroit writes:
2005 Dodge Magnum SXT Review
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Great Car.. Tough Look!!! Holds Value Very Well !!

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Hard to Find !!

CityofCarsDetroit
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Awesome Car — I liked everything about it. Absolutely fun to drive.. Very Cool Stance, Great Long Trip Vehicle .. Really liked this Magnum . The Space and Comfort are not expected, but add to that surprise the Power and Fun.. and you have a Complete Package.. Sorry they stopped building these True Sport Wagons.

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

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ruso842 writes:
2005 Dodge Magnum SXT AWD Review
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Great looks, nice sound, extremely powerful and safe!

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I dont belueve there is something about ghis car that I dont like

ruso842
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Elegant, Sporty, Awesome! — Car is extremely powerful and the handling and brakes are amazing, the 9 to 60 time shows just how powerful and fun this car can be. But this car is also a great family car with a very elegant look with a lot of space for luggage and very spacious and confortable leather seats for long trips

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Digduga70 writes:
2005 Dodge Magnum R/T Review
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4

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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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TatePsych writes:
2005 Dodge Magnum R/T Review
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4

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Hemi, cargo room, heated seats

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non-ventilated seats, no heated/ventilated cup holders, no sun/moon roof

TatePsych
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Hemi Magnum — I don't dislike too much except for the features this model doesn't have or simply doesn't carry. I enjoy the power and possibilities the car has to offer for upgrades. I would recommend the car to friends and strangers. If they made a 2014 version, I'd buy it!!

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

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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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KingBlake2050 writes:
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I loved the look and performance of this car.

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Because of the Hemi engine, filling the tank was a pain in the pocket!

KingBlake2050
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Black Beauty!! — I love EVERYTHING about this car. It accelerated when you need it to and it stopped when you need it to! I am only giving it up because I lost my job and can't afford to keep it right now!!

Primary Use: Family transportation

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