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

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2006 Dodge Stratus
R/T Sedan FWD
No Data Available
2021 Dodge Charger
GT AWD
MSRP
$36,125
Invoice
$35,143
Average Price Paid
$36,125
184 listings nationwide

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2006 Dodge Stratus
R/T Sedan FWD
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2021 Dodge Charger
GT AWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2006 Dodge Stratus
R/T Sedan FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$24,430
2021 Dodge Charger
GT AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$40,268
23 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2006 Dodge Stratus
R/T Sedan FWD

In its final year of production, the Dodge Stratus midsize sedan got a revised R/T trim with a 2.7-liter, 200-hp V6 powertrain. New standard features include a prominent rear spoiler, ...

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.

2006 Dodge Stratus
R/T Sedan FWD
Tammymatney18 writes:
Great
Looks/Style Ranked 2009 GMC Envoy better.
"I like them n just do"
Would Buy Ranked 2009 GMC Envoy better.
"Cause I drove one n a lot better "
5
Nicole writes:
I have driven a variety of vehicles and this car handles so well.
Handling Ranked 2006 Chrysler 300 RWD worse.
"The handling and steering has better stability."
Looks/Style Ranked 2006 Chrysler 300 RWD worse.
"Sleeker"
Michael writes:
2.4L engines are very underpowered but ok on gas mileage
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

2006 Dodge Stratus
R/T Sedan FWD
2021 Dodge Charger
GT AWD
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
19 MPG
18 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
25 MPG
27 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 16 gal 18.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
200 hp @ 5,800 RPM
300 hp @ 6,350 RPM
Torque
190 lb-ft @ 4,850 RPM
264 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.9:1
10.2:1
Displacement
2,700 cc
3,600 cc
Bore x Stroke
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3.78 in x 3.27 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags Optional Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 5 stars --
Front Passenger 5 stars --
Side Driver 3 stars --
Side Rear Passenger 3 stars --
Rollover (pre-2011) 5 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
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional --
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
CD Changer Optional --
Cassette Player Optional --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.3 in 41.8 in
Back Legroom 38.1 in 40.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 16 cu ft 16.5 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 1,118 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs 1,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 191.2 in 200.8 in
Width 70.6 in 82.7 in
Height 54.4 in 58.5 in
Wheelbase 108 in 120 in

Available Options

2006 Dodge Stratus
R/T 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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