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2005 Dodge Neon
SE Sedan FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$14,395
1 vehicle

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2020 Ford Fusion
S FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$22,817
140 listings nationwide
11 GREAT deals
36 GOOD deals

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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...

2020 Ford Fusion
S FWD
Cherise Threewitt Preview:

The Fusion carries over mostly unchanged for 2020, except that the Sport performance trim has been discontinued. The Fusion’s competitors include the Toyota Camry, Honda Accord, and Ma...

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

2005 Dodge Neon
SE Sedan FWD
20
Shamiracle writes:
Great little car, good value
335
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

215
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

2020 Ford Fusion
S FWD
Tracey writes:
very smooth
Handling Ranked 2012 Jeep Liberty Sport 4WD worse.
"YES"
Front Seats Ranked 2012 Jeep Liberty Sport 4WD worse.
"RELAXING"
30
Edward writes:
Family Car Ranked 2020 Toyota Camry XSE FWD better.
"MPG looks reliability "

Specs

2005 Dodge Neon
SE Sedan FWD
2020 Ford Fusion
S FWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
22 MPG
25 MPG
21 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
29 MPG
32 MPG
31 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 12 gal 16.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
132 hp @ 5,600 RPM
132 hp @ 5,600 RPM
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Torque
130 lb-ft @ 4,600 RPM
130 lb-ft @ 4,600 RPM
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Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.3:1
9.3:1
9.7:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
2,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.44 in x 3.27 in
3.44 in x 3.27 in
3.5 in x 3.94 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 -- 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 3 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
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 44.3 in
Back Legroom 34.8 in 38.3 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.1 cu ft 16 cu ft
Standard Towing Capacity 1,500 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,500 lbs --
Exterior
Length 174.4 in 191.7 in
Width 67.4 in 83.5 in
Height 56 in 58.1 in
Wheelbase 105 in 112.2 in

Available Options

2005 Dodge Neon
SE Sedan FWD
2020 Ford Fusion
S FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Iconic Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • Rapid Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
  • Velocity Blue Metallic

Option Packages

  • Ford Co-PILOT360 Assist W/Sync 3

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