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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2005 Dodge Neon
SE Sedan FWD
No Data Available
2021 Dodge Charger
GT AWD
MSRP
$36,125
Invoice
$35,143
Average Price Paid
$36,125
84 listings nationwide

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2005 Dodge Neon
SE Sedan FWD
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2021 Dodge Charger
GT AWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2005 Dodge Neon
SE Sedan FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$14,395
2 listings nationwide

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2021 Dodge Charger
GT AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$40,073
24 listings nationwide
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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2005 Dodge Neon
SE Sedan FWD

Over the years, the Dodge Neon has seen some of its lead in speed, style, roominess, and agility wane as Honda, Toyota, and Ford have built more competitive subcompacts that last longe...

2021 Dodge Charger
GT AWD
Stephen Edelstein Test Drive Review:

When it comes to American muscle cars, few do it better than the Dodge Charger. It’s a unique breed—new four-door muscle cars just aren’t sold in the United States. anymore. There is a...

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  • Look and Feel 7
  • Performance 9
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 6
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 8

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

2005 Dodge Neon
SE Sedan FWD
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Shamiracle writes:
Great little car, good value
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jhadjison 2005 Dodge Neon SE Sedan FWDReview:

Great Gas Mileage — Yes I like they look of the car, but I did not buy it for the look. It is a good second car for me. ...

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Brian 2005 Dodge Neon SE Sedan FWDReview:

Last Year Of The Neon — The dodge Neon's where nice basic cars that had trim models that even made some of the them look coo...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

2021 Dodge Charger
GT AWD
abpmap writes:
If purchased as a family car, great choice. Good ride and quiet. More than enough power for the family needs. ...
Handling Ranked 2021 Dodge Challenger GT AWD better.
"Tighter response. Better steering feel. "
Value Ranked 2021 Dodge Challenger GT AWD better.
"It depends on the features one is looking for and there needs. "

Specs

2005 Dodge Neon
SE Sedan FWD
2021 Dodge Charger
GT AWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
22 MPG
25 MPG
18 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
29 MPG
32 MPG
27 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 12 gal 18.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
132 hp @ 5,600 RPM
132 hp @ 5,600 RPM
300 hp @ 6,350 RPM
Torque
130 lb-ft @ 4,600 RPM
130 lb-ft @ 4,600 RPM
264 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.3:1
9.3:1
10.2:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
3,600 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.44 in x 3.27 in
3.44 in x 3.27 in
3.78 in x 3.27 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 3 stars --
Side Rear Passenger 3 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 -- 4 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Rollover -- 4 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Optional Standard
CD Player Optional --
CD Changer Optional --
Cassette Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Optional Standard
Power Door Locks -- Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Passenger Power Seats Optional --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.2 in 41.8 in
Back Legroom 34.8 in 40.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.1 cu ft 16.5 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 1,118 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 1,500 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,500 lbs 1,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 174.4 in 200.8 in
Width 67.4 in 82.7 in
Height 56 in 58.5 in
Wheelbase 105 in 120 in

Available Options

2005 Dodge Neon
SE Sedan FWD
2021 Dodge Charger
GT AWD

Exterior Colors

  • F8 Green
  • Frostbite
  • Go Mango
  • Granite Pearlcoat
  • HELLRAISIN
  • Indigo Blue
  • Octane Red Pearlcoat
  • Pitch Black Clearcoat
  • SINAMON Stick
  • Smoke Show
  • Torred Clearcoat
  • Triple Nickel Clearcoat
  • White Knuckle Clearcoat

Option Packages

  • Cold Weather Package
  • Alpine Audio Group W/Subwoofer
  • Blacktop Package
  • Driver Convenience Group
  • Gloss Black Painted Roof
  • Navigation & Travel Group
  • Plus Group
  • Power Sunroof
  • Technology Group

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