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2005 Chevrolet Cavalier
Coupe FWD
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2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Custom Crew Cab 4WD
MSRP
$42,200
Invoice
$40,132
Average Price Paid
$41,816
1,364 listings nationwide

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2005 Chevrolet Cavalier
Coupe FWD
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2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Custom Crew Cab 4WD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2005 Chevrolet Cavalier
Coupe FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$14,975
2 listings nationwide

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2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Custom Crew Cab 4WD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$43,358
49 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2005 Chevrolet Cavalier
Coupe FWD

The 2005 model year was the last for the workhorse Chevrolet Cavalier. The midsize compact was more than showing its age: The bad juju of its outdated platform and iffy safety record w...

2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Custom Crew Cab 4WD
Stephen Edelstein Test Drive Review:

Brand loyalty runs rampant among truck owners, explaining how the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado has retained its status as the second most popular vehicle in America despite the arguable ne...

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  • Look and Feel 6
  • Performance 7
  • Form & Function 7
  • Technology 6
  • Safety 3
  • Cost-Effectiveness 4

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2005 Chevrolet Cavalier
Coupe FWD
GuruW14LJ writes:
Sturdy little car with a surprisingly amount of room and hauling capacity. Trim was cheap and cracked easily.
105
tglenn76 2005 Chevrolet Cavalier Coupe FWDReview:

Perfect Car For Saving Gas! — This car has been driven by my 19 year old son since his junior year of high school. It has been th...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Nick 2005 Chevrolet Cavalier Coupe FWDReview:

Pretty Good Car — i dont like that it has no power windows, no power locks, and the number one thing cruise control.th...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Custom Crew Cab 4WD
Will writes:
Great value in comparison to the Sierra, however; the styling, interior, and powertrain leave much to be desi...
Guru9W2NMD writes:
Power Ranked 2021 Ford F-150 XL SuperCrew LB 4WD better.
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Would Buy Ranked 2021 Ford F-150 XL SuperCrew LB 4WD better.
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Specs

2005 Chevrolet Cavalier
Coupe FWD
2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Custom Crew Cab 4WD
Powertrain
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
4X4
4X4
4X4
Fuel Economy, City
21 MPG
23 MPG
15 MPG
--
19 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
31 MPG
33 MPG
20 MPG
--
22 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 14 gal 24 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
140 hp @ 5,600 RPM
140 hp @ 5,600 RPM
--
355 hp @ 5,600 RPM
310 hp @ 5,600 RPM
Torque
150 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
150 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
--
383 lb-ft @ 4,100 RPM
348 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
8 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
10:1
11:1
11:1
10:1
Displacement
2,200 cc
2,200 cc
4,300 cc
5,300 cc
2,700 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.38 in x 3.72 in
3.38 in x 3.72 in
3.92 in x 3.62 in
3.78 in x 3.62 in
3.63 in x 4.01 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Optional Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Optional Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 4 stars --
Front Passenger 4 stars --
Side Driver 1 stars --
Side Rear Passenger 2 stars --
Rollover (pre-2011) 4 stars --
Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 4 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Rollover -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Optional --
CD Changer Optional --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Optional Standard
Power Door Locks Optional Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 6 seats
Front Legroom 41.9 in 44.5 in
Back Legroom 32.7 in 43.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.2 cu ft --
Maximum Payload -- 2,020 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs 7,400 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs 9,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 180.9 in 231.7 in
Width 68.7 in 81.2 in
Height 53 in 75.5 in
Wheelbase 104.1 in 147.4 in
Bed Length -- 69.9 in

Available Options

2005 Chevrolet Cavalier
Coupe FWD
2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Custom Crew Cab 4WD

Exterior Colors

  • Black
  • Cherry Red Tintcoat
  • NORTHSKY Blue Metallic
  • Oxford Brown Metallic
  • Red Hot
  • Satin Steel Metallic
  • Shadow Gray Metallic
  • Silver Ice Metallic
  • Summit White

Option Packages

  • Engine, 5.3L Ecotec3 V8
  • CHEVYTEC Spray-On Bedliner, Black With Chevrolet Logo
  • Custom Max Trailering Package
  • LPO, Assist Step And Tonneau Value Package I
  • LPO, Assist Step And Tonneau Value Package II
  • LPO, Assist Steps - 4" Black - Round
  • LPO, Assist Steps - 4" Chromed Round
  • LPO, Assist Steps, Chromed Tubular, 6" Rectangular
  • LPO, Bedside Storage Boxes
  • LPO, Black Tubular Assist Steps, 6" Rectangular
  • LPO, Hard-Folding Tonneau Cover
  • LPO, Tonneau Cover, Premium Soft Roll-Up
  • LPO, Tri-Fold Hard Tonneau Cover
  • LPO, Tri-Fold Soft Tonneau Cover
  • Max Trailering Package
  • Rally Edition

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