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2005 Ford Thunderbird
50th Anniversary Edition
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$17,951
21 listings nationwide

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1986 Ford LTD
Brougham Sedan
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$11,608

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2005 Ford Thunderbird
50th Anniversary Edition

The 2005 Ford Thunderbird continued the two-seater tradition with its typical sharp-yet retro-convertible. Considered a luxury vehicle, prices for a new T-Bird started in the high 30'...

1986 Ford LTD
Brougham Sedan
No Expert Reviews

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

2005 Ford Thunderbird
50th Anniversary Edition
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2005 Ford Thunderbird 50th Anniversary EditionReview:

Beautiful Steel-blue Ford Thunderbird — As posted on Hagerty, unforgettable is simply not a big enough word to describe Ford’s Thunderbird, ...

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2005 Ford Thunderbird 50th Anniversary EditionReview:

50 Anniversity, Limited Edition — Drive and rides very nice. Wife's car and she loves the Cashmere color and looks. White cashmere le...

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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2005 Ford Thunderbird 50th Anniversary EditionReview:

Love This Car! — Would have liked a manual trans option. Passenger power seat not available. Not a good car for a tri...

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

1986 Ford LTD
Brougham Sedan
No User Reviews

Specs

2005 Ford Thunderbird
50th Anniversary Edition
1986 Ford LTD
Brougham Sedan
Powertrain 5-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
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--
Fuel Economy, Highway
22 MPG
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--
Fuel Tank Volume 18 gal --
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
280 hp @ 6,000 RPM
120 hp @ 3,600 RPM
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Torque
286 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
205 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM
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Cylinders
8 cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
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8:1
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Displacement
3,900 cc
3,800 cc
2,300 cc
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard --
Driver Airbag Standard --
Passenger Airbag Standard --
Front Side Airbags Standard --
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Optional
CD Player Standard --
CD Changer Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Optional
Power Door Locks Standard Optional
Driver Power Seats Standard Optional
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 2 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.7 in 41 in
Back Legroom -- 35 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 8.5 cu ft --
Exterior
Length 186.3 in 196 in
Width 72 in 70 in
Height 52.1 in 53 in
Wheelbase 107.2 in 105.5 in

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2005 Ford Thunderbird
50th Anniversary Edition
1986 Ford LTD
Brougham Sedan

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