2005 Dodge Stratus User Reviews

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    2005 Dodge Stratus SXT Review
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    55

    2005 Dodge Stratus Sxt - A Pleasure To Drive — This vehicle has been very reliable & has made it through several long road trips. I have been very pleased with the ride, the ease of driving and the sharp, sporty style. It is a favorite of the vehicles I have owned.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: Really has nice get up & go! The steering/brakes & acceleration are all impressive. The safety features (automatic locks/rear safety doors/windows & full front airbags) give an extra feeling of security. Fuel efficiency is especially good on long trips. It has a roomy trunk & the split folding rear seat is handy. It's sporty looking, comfortable and fun to drive.

    Cons: No heated driver's seat. No ashtray.

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    35

    '05 Dodge Stratus — Pretty good car. Get's pretty good gas mileage for a six cylinder. Only problem Ive had with it so far is the brake pad spring was difficult to put back on when changing the brake pads. Altogether though it is a good car.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Pretty good gas mileage

    Cons: brake pad spring

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    2005 Dodge Stratus SXT Review
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    05 Dodge Stratus Sxt — This model can use a bit more horsepower for better acceleration but the handling is responsive and well built. If you want a faster sportier version go for the R/T. Still a nice car to drive around. Not very expensive to maintain just the usual oil change and tires. Gas mileage is pretty good, about 30 mpg on highway depending on how you drive it. This is the 2.7L not the 2.4L.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Looks and Comfort

    Cons: Could use a bit more power

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    2005 Dodge Stratus SXT Review
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    Its A Good Car To Drive For Some People , I Just Want A Faster Car — Performance- speed, handling Build- needs no wheel bearing and heater appearance- okay but needs fixed in the front cost of ownership- not bad , haven't needed to pay for it a lot fun factor- it is a very nice car to drive

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

    Pros: smooth

    Cons: i want a more sporty/fast car

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    2005 Dodge Stratus SXT Review
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    Nice — Brakes are more sensitive than I would like. I like the styling of it, but I do not like the wheel rim covers. I need custom rims and tinted windows. I have yet to have any problems with this car

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Engine, tranny, styling

    Cons: rim covers & non-tinted windows

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    2005 Dodge Stratus R/T Coupe Review
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    Pleasent Surprises — Performance – acceleration 8, braking 9, handling 9 Build Quality – has it needed repairs? just standard maintinence. Appearance – both interior would like heated seats and exterior styling awesome Cost of Ownership – gas mileage 22-27 , maintenance low Fun Factor – is this car fun to drive? I enjoy it, but wish it was a manual transmission.

    Pros: all kinds of added features that I seem to find one every once in awhile that is nice

    Cons: stupid fuel components.

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    2005 Dodge Stratus SXT Review
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    Great — The car rides comfortably with great handeling. It has enough power to get up and go but not be dangerous. The gas milage is awesome at 24 in town and 32 highway. This is a very fun car to drive and ride in. Comfortable for 4 people and could hold a 5th. GREAT car

    Pros: everything

    Cons: nothing

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    2005 Dodge Stratus SXT Review
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    Xxxx — Great gas mileage and road performance. Great car on open road. The pinstripe makes it look sporty and makes us feel younger. It has the get up and go when we need it. Test drive one and you will like it. Wish they only still make them, but just a little bit bigger.

    Pros: the looks

    Cons: small trunk

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    2005 Dodge Stratus SXT Coupe Review
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    Stratus — Performance: Acceleration is average. Braking is middle of the pack, as SXT model has drum brakes, handles awesome with a rear sway bar and new springs/struts. Build Quality: Never needed any repairs/defects besides maintenance (oil changes, tires, brake pads, etc) Appearance: Interior is alright. Seating is comfortable, lots of room for rear passangers, plenty of leg room for everyone. Exterior I love. Car looks really aggressive from the front. Lines all flow really well with each other. Cost of Ownership: Cheap. With gas at $4 a gallon, $45 fills it up. Top tier brake pads are $100 since I put em on. Stuff like oil, tires depends on brand, etc. But its cheap Fun Factor: The car's really fun to drive. Sporty, but not a kiddy car like a Civic, etc. Recommend: Some people, I'd say yes, some no. If you want power, no. Reliability, quality, appearance is what you're looking for, definitely recommend.

    Pros: Quality, Reliability, Handling, Appearance, Comfort

    Cons: Raw Power

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    2005 Dodge Stratus SXT Review
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    Great Car, Good Speed For A 4-banger. — Pretty good speed for a four banger, nice interior, good handling and brakin. For a domestic, its an all around good car.

    Pros: Nice interior, 4-Disc CD Player

    Cons: Tiny Back Seat

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    Reviews From Other Years

    2006 Dodge Stratus Reviews

    Great Car For The Money By don_tolbert

    Bought this car in 2007 and have only had to replace front brake disks and hub bearing, tires and oil. Of course the regular maintenance stuff too. Love it. It's been coast to coast and daily drive... Read More

    Well Made By johnboy2866

    I like the overall appearance of the car and its reliability, handling and fuel economy. Wish it had a little more get up and go but most definetly happy with it. Not the sports car I am used to drivi... Read More

    2004 Dodge Stratus Reviews

    Great Car By Brightwell2016

    Awesome car and easy and cheap to fix. I love my Stratus ! The only problem is that mine has "Paint Cancer" due to the cheap dodge paint , lets just say the sun eats at it worse than most cars , othe... Read More

    Performs Well Holding The Road. Great Pick Up. Overall Good Sporty Car. By Dodgecoupe2

    I do not like the paint on the Dodge bumpers. It does not hold up well at all. The dash is warping seems to be a problem with these cars. The power on this 3.0 is good the handling and response is ter... Read More

    2003 Dodge Stratus Reviews

    It's Really Good Car In General. By CalebG1996

    I've had my 03' Stratus for about 2 months now. It's been a really good car. The only down side is it has a couple of issues. I've fixed a couple of things and all of which were fairly cheap and easy ... Read More

    Eclipse In Dodge Clothing By Chelette

    Car is a great all around car has pleanty of power for whatever you would like to do and gets great gas mileage at the same time. Car size is huge for a coupe pleanty of room for 4 adults. Read More

    2002 Dodge Stratus Reviews

    I Really Like This Car! By phyggie

    I like everything about this car including the classy design. I dislike the repair costs. I cannot recommend this car to a friend because repairs are just too costly and dealership costs are way ove... Read More

    Amazing Sports Car At A Fraction Of The Cost By Kory

    I loved everything about my baby! AND I BABYED it! 5 speed had lots of power, and driving it was so much fun I would go driving around for no reason. The Infinity sound system was the best factory sys... Read More

    2001 Dodge Stratus Reviews

    My Baby By Jason

    This is a comfy car to drive. Working on fixing it up. Hopefully make it go a little faster. More style too. I got the car from my grand father. It is an '01 with less than 90K miles on it. Read More

    Reliable "first Car" By brittany_kent

    I liked this car initially because of how it looked, it runs good, and has always been reliable for me. I didn't like that I had to fix so many things over the period of owning it, such as fixing the ... Read More

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