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2006 Dodge Stratus
R/T Sedan FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$24,430
2016 Dodge Dart
Aero FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$12,248
6 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, ...

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.

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
2016 Dodge Dart
Aero FWD
405
MNTurbodiesel24 writes:
Such a great car for the price handles like a dream plenty of power and does excellent on fuel would definitel...
Project Zorgo Is watching writes:
It’s ok not good not bad
Looks/Style Ranked 2016 Chevrolet Cruze Limited 1LT FWD better.
"The taillights and grille look better"
Would Buy Ranked 2016 Chevrolet Cruze Limited 1LT FWD better.
"It’s bigger nicer more family oriented and pretty"
10
Thomas 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."

Specs

2006 Dodge Stratus
R/T Sedan FWD
2016 Dodge Dart
Aero FWD
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
19 MPG
28 MPG
28 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
25 MPG
40 MPG
41 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 16 gal 13.2 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
200 hp @ 5,800 RPM
160 hp @ 5,500 RPM
160 hp @ 5,500 RPM
Torque
190 lb-ft @ 4,850 RPM
184 lb-ft @ 2,500 RPM
184 lb-ft @ 2,500 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.9:1
9.8:1
9.8:1
Displacement
2,700 cc
1,400 cc
1,400 cc
Bore x Stroke
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2.83 in x 3.31 in
2.83 in x 3.31 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags -- Standard
Rear 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 -- 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
Rollover -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional --
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
CD Changer Optional --
Cassette Player Optional --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard --
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.3 in 42.2 in
Back Legroom 38.1 in 35.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 16 cu ft 13.1 cu ft
Standard Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs 1,000 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs 1,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 191.2 in 183.9 in
Width 70.6 in 72 in
Height 54.4 in 57.7 in
Wheelbase 108 in 106.4 in

Available Options

2006 Dodge Stratus
R/T 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
  • Satin Black Hood/Roof/Trunk/Spoiler
  • Quick Order Package 26F Turbo
  • Transmission: 6-Speed Dual Dry Clutch Auto (C633)

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