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Average User Score
4.4 ⁄ 5 stars
Based on 31 reviews
2006 Dodge Magnum Overview
Overall User Score
Based on 30 reviews
This muscular looking family sedan is a station wagon masquerading as a sports car, and a nice alternative to an SUV. It's speedier, better-looking, and packs higher fuel economy than traditional SUVs.
The 2006 Dodge Magnum made few changes to its highly stylized four-door cruiser, besides a few interior tweaks in the SXT and R/T trims in the form of silver accents. A tire pressure monitor is available in R/T, and a rear DVD system is an option in SXT and R/T trims. The biggest addition was the SRT-8, a race-car style Magnum that featured a 6.1-liter, 425-hp V8 Hemi which reached 0-60 in five seconds.
Clearly this is not your typical station wagon, and is designed to appeal to parents who harbor an inner Vin Diesel rather than an inner Ward Cleaver. Aside from its immense power and jaw-dropping acceleration, the 2006 Magnum handles smoothly, taking curves particularly well and is surprisingly quiet. An electronic stability program, and optional AWD, ABS, and traction control mean a more confident ride on poor roads and in poor weather. The longer wheelbase means an interior that is spacious with plenty of legroom front and back.
The power and handling are top scorers in the Magnum, although some drivers complain the 2.7 V6 is too sluggish and should be discontinued. The Magnum carries nearly as much as an SUV when the seats are down and the unique liftgate that is hinged far forward makes it easy to load and unload. The rear-wheel drive gives the handling a more balanced feel. Drivers dislike the plain interior, hard to shut liftgate, and wish for more supportive seats and a noisier exhaust on the Hemi models.
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Dodge Magnum Questions
I have a 2006 Dodge Magnum. This morning the Electronic Throttle Control light came on. The car is running fine but I also noticed the temperature gauge on my cluster is staying on C. The check engine...
When I Have A Full Tank Of Gas My 06 Magnum Rt Cuts Out And Stalls When Dri...
every time i fill up the car with gas it stalls out every couple minutes even at a fixed speed. more so if i stop fast or make sharp turns. when it gets to 3/4 tank everything is fine
What Do Could Be The Problem If Your Fuel Pump Is Not Firing On A 2006 Dodg...
The car stop on me all of a sudden never had any problems before nothing came up when it was tested and the car cranks up but does not turn over what could be the issue? I was thinking fuel pump ...
Magnum 06 Sxt. How Do You Disarm Anti Theft System, Car Turned Over 3 Sec. ...
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Just Replaced Ball Joints, Shocks And Rack N Pinion On My 06 Dodge Magnum N...
replaced upper control arm, lower control arm, tension strut, shocks and rack n pinion. now it sits 2" high in front. they will not align it because it is too high. what did i do wrong