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My 2005 Cavalier
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By LBC
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2005 Chevrolet Cavalier LS Sport 2dr Coupe (2.2L 4cyl 5M)


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My father bought me this Cavalier used with almost 80,000 miles in May of 2008. There is about 83,000 miles on it now and it's been pretty awesome so far. My father bought this car with a crack in the exhaust manifold. Not a big deal but can be very annoying and embarassing sounding when she first starts up. Overall I really love driving this car. It's a great upgrade from the 1998 base model Cavalier I had before this one.


Best Features

Moonroof, ecotec engine, stock 16" chrome wheels, fog lights, gas mileage.


Worst Features

Move the temp controls above the radio area.


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Sport Coupe = Awesome
3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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By Paul
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2005 Chevrolet Cavalier LS Sport 2dr Coupe (2.2L 4cyl 5M)


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I have owned my Cavalier for about one year now. The only maitenance issue I have had is a broken clutch master cylinder. Other than that this car has been great. Also, it averages about 30 mpg (and that's mostly city driving). The 2.2L Ecotec coupled with the 5-Speed transmission makes driving this car a blast!


Best Features

Premiun sound system, 5-Speed transmission, Ecotec engine, and sporty looks.


Worst Features

The quality of the interior plastics could be better. Also, the front brakes produce a lot of brake dust for a small car.


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Great Cavalier
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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By asdf
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2005 Chevrolet Cavalier Special Value 2dr Coupe (2.2L 4cyl 5M)


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I love my cavalier. good commuter car and great car in general. I paid about $9000 out the door brand new on this car and it's worth every penny.


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Great gas mileage
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By Ty
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2005 Chevrolet Cavalier 2dr Coupe (2.2L 4cyl 5M)


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With regular maint. This has been such a problem free car. Me and my son drove from AL to SD for vacation road trip, I got great gas mileage!


Best Features

Fuel economy and car drives wonderfully.


Worst Features

The car seems a little top heavy and bring them back.


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Unhappy Cavalier Owner
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By betht_121
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2005 Chevrolet Cavalier 2dr Coupe (2.2L 4cyl 5M)


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This car was not even weatherproofed at the factory, bought it brand new. Nothing but problems. Customer service was no help other than replacing the carpeting after the car flooded from no weatherproofing (the "new" carpet doesn't even fit). The dashboard rattles, the window broke very early in ownership, the trunk light was wired wrong. There is still something wrong wiring-wise but no one can find it. Did I mention the customer service experience left a lot to be desired. I have been trying to get them to address any of these issues for almost 2 years now. . I wouldn't recommend a Chevy to anyone.


Worst Features

Any quality control measures would have been great, any customer service help would have been appreciated.


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