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

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2016 Dodge Dart
Aero FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$11,081
12 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...

2016 Dodge Dart
Aero FWD
Aaron Cole Test Drive Review:

The 2016 Dodge Dart is the king (or queen) of big compacts with a large exterior that rivals that of some midsize sedans. With a lot of metal to haul around, the Dart may not be the qu...

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

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

2005 Dodge Neon
SE Sedan FWD
10
writes:
Great little car, good value
285
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

175
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

2016 Dodge Dart
Aero FWD
365
writes:
Such a great car for the price handles like a dream plenty of power and does excellent on fuel would definitel...
10
writes:
Sporty, Pickup, cool riding.Smooth ride.
Looks/Style Ranked 2016 Nissan Altima 2.5 S worse.
"Very cool and low to the ground for a sport car value ride. Altima is for very safe family man."
Back Seats Ranked 2016 Nissan Altima 2.5 S worse.
"Leg room and but gripping seats in the Dodge, Nissan back seat is very boxy."
40
writes:
Very responsive and nice take off power

Specs

2005 Dodge Neon
SE Sedan FWD
2016 Dodge Dart
Aero FWD
Powertrain
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
22 MPG
25 MPG
28 MPG
28 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
29 MPG
32 MPG
40 MPG
41 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 12 gal 13.2 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
132 hp @ 5,600 RPM
132 hp @ 5,600 RPM
160 hp @ 5,500 RPM
160 hp @ 5,500 RPM
Torque
130 lb-ft @ 4,600 RPM
130 lb-ft @ 4,600 RPM
184 lb-ft @ 2,500 RPM
184 lb-ft @ 2,500 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.3:1
9.3:1
9.8:1
9.8:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
1,400 cc
1,400 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.44 in x 3.27 in
3.44 in x 3.27 in
2.83 in x 3.31 in
2.83 in x 3.31 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Optional Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Optional Standard
Rear Side Airbags -- 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 -- 5 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 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
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Optional Standard
CD Player Optional Standard
CD Changer Optional --
Cassette Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Optional Standard
Power Door Locks -- Standard
Passenger Power Seats Optional --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.2 in 42.2 in
Back Legroom 34.8 in 35.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.1 cu ft 13.1 cu ft
Standard Towing Capacity 1,500 lbs 1,000 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,500 lbs 1,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 174.4 in 183.9 in
Width 67.4 in 72 in
Height 56 in 57.7 in
Wheelbase 105 in 106.4 in

Available Options

2005 Dodge Neon
SE Sedan FWD
2016 Dodge Dart
Aero FWD

Exterior Colors

  • B5 Blue Pearlcoat
  • Billet Silver Metallic Clearcoat
  • Bright White Clearcoat
  • Go Mango
  • Granite Crystal Metallic Clearcoat
  • Laser Blue Pearlcoat
  • Pitch Black Clearcoat
  • Redline 2-Coat Pearl
  • TorRed
  • True Blue Pearlcoat

Option Packages

  • Radio: 8.4 NAV
  • Radio: 8.4 Navigation
  • Mopar Interior Manual Transmission Package
  • Mopar Black/Red/Gray Dart Graphic
  • Mopar Full Hood Black/Red Stripe
  • Mopar Roof/Hood Dual Black Stripes
  • Painted Black Satin Graphics Package
  • Quick Order Package 26F Turbo
  • Transmission: 6-Speed Dual Dry Clutch Auto (C633)

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