2005 Ford Thunderbird Overview


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50th Anniversary Edition
4 national listings
Base Convertible
Deluxe Convertible
Avg. Price: $17,921

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4.65 stars

Based on 7 reviews

Beautiful Steel-blue Ford Thunderbird by MaricelaHoward
 — As posted on Hagerty, unforgettable is simply not a big enough word to describe Ford’s Thunderbird, built with two seats only, even people who couldn’t care less about cars will more often than not st... Read More
A Great Retro-inspired Modern Boulevardier by George
 — Love the style, comfort and performance. The T-bird is a "soft" sports car, it is fun to drive, it has great acceleration and is a perfect highway cruiser. Very, very reliable, and cheap t... Read More
Love This Car! by budhennessy
 — Would have liked a manual trans option. Passenger power seat not available. Not a good car for a trip due to small trunk and no usable space behind seats. Still, it is a great car to drive for a night... Read More

2005 Ford Thunderbird Overview

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2005 Ford Thunderbird

The 2005 Ford Thunderbird continued the two-seater tradition with its typical sharp-yet retro-convertible.  Considered a luxury vehicle, prices for a new T-Bird started in the high 30's.  

The standard engine was a 3.9-liter V8.  The engine is a little loud, as is typical for V8's, but the all-around drive is fun and smooth.

The car pays proper respect to its predecessors, with round headlights over a grille that can look like it's either smiling or snarling, depending on how fast the little roadster is coming up behind you.


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Ford Thunderbird Questions


How To Verify Authenticity Of 50th Anniversary Limited Edition Thunderbird ...

How do you verify this if it is authentic

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'05 T-bird With Only 42k Miles. Won't Shift Out Of Second When In Automatic...

Won't shift out of second when in automatic mode. Works fine in manual mode. Gear selector window shows the letter "E". Any ideas ?

22 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 weeks ago)

What Kind Of Gas Does A Thunder Bird Require

Hello, I have tried a thunderbird 2005 for the first time and noticed that both seats were not locked and could tilt forward. In the cars I drove before, the seats are locked in place to not tilt fo...

46 views with 2 answers (last answer 2 months ago)

Mt Boyfriend Tried To Start My 2005 T-bird Wiht A Key From His 2010 Explore...

We tried using both of the orginal keys, tried jiggling the wheel, reset the security system by disconnecting and reconnecting the battery. No luck still cannot turn the key in the ignition.

195 views with 7 answers (last answer 2 months ago)

Where Is The Battery Located On A 2005 Ford Thunderbird

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