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1996 Chrysler New Yorker
Base
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$27,895
2005 Ford Thunderbird
50th Anniversary Edition
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$15,008
13 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

1996 Chrysler New Yorker
Base
No Expert Reviews
2005 Ford Thunderbird
50th Anniversary Edition

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'...

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

1996 Chrysler New Yorker
Base
No User Reviews
2005 Ford Thunderbird
50th Anniversary Edition
165
2005 Ford Thunderbird 50th Anniversary EditionReview:

Beautiful Steel-blue Ford Thunderbird — As posted on Hagerty, unforgettable is simply not a big enough word to describe Ford’s Thunderbird, ...

145
2005 Ford Thunderbird 50th Anniversary EditionReview:

50 Anniversity, Limited Edition — Drive and rides very nice. Wife's car and she loves the Cashmere color and looks. White cashmere le...

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

105
2005 Ford Thunderbird 50th Anniversary EditionReview:

Love This Car! — Would have liked a manual trans option. Passenger power seat not available. Not a good car for a tri...

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

Specs

1996 Chrysler New Yorker
Base
2005 Ford Thunderbird
50th Anniversary Edition
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic 5-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
16 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
24 MPG
22 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18 gal 18 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
214 hp @ 5,850 RPM
280 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
221 lb-ft @ 3,100 RPM
286 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
8 cylinders
Displacement
3,500 cc
3,900 cc
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 4 stars --
Front Passenger 4 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional --
Leather Seats Optional Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Optional Standard
CD Changer -- Standard
Cassette Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Optional Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 6 seats 2 seats
Front Legroom 42.4 in 42.7 in
Back Legroom 41.7 in --
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- 8.5 cu ft
Standard Towing Capacity 2,000 lbs --
Exterior
Length 207.4 in 186.3 in
Width 74.5 in 72 in
Height 55.9 in 52.1 in
Wheelbase 113 in 107.2 in

Available Options

1996 Chrysler New Yorker
Base
2005 Ford Thunderbird
50th Anniversary Edition

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