Used 2005 Dodge Caravan

2005 Dodge Caravan
List price
$3,872
2005 Dodge Caravan

Pros

  • Surprisingly agile handling, quiet ride in V6 models, low price.

Cons

  • Some cheap interior bits, reliability record not as strong as some competitors', limited availability of major safety features.
Dodge Caravan years

Used 2005 Dodge Caravan for Sale

Dodge Caravan 2005 SE 4dr Minivan (2.4L 4cyl 4A)
158,494 miles
Used 2005
Dodge Caravan
SE
Pasadena Pre-Owned
51.4 mi away
List$3,872
Est.Loan: $79/mo
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Dealer Notes
<span style="background-color:#4cff00;">1 OWNER CLEAN CARFAX! This vehicle has never been in an accident and has been&nbsp;regularly maintained. This van has an incredible amount of seating for packing in a large group of people or remove the seats and you have a&nbsp;tremendous amount of&nbsp;storage space. You cant beat the comfort of these seats! Perfect for any road trip or just a trip up to the grocery store with the kids.&nbsp;Non-smoker owner, Vehicle Runs Well, Regularly maintained, Lots of storage, Arctic cold a/c, No pets, Seats as good as new, Single owner, Mint Condition, Family friendly, Must test drive. Come in and check it out or visit us on our website where you can also view the free Carfax at www.pasadenapreowned.com or for more questions give us a call at 410-360-0400

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Edmunds' Expert Review

Enjoyable to drive and ride in, the Caravan offers no-frills minivan transportation for the family on a tight budget.

2005 Highlights

The Caravan gets a styling refresh and a hefty base price reduction.

Consumer reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2005 Dodge Caravan.

Overall Consumer Rating

Most helpful consumer reviews

I am impressed
VanMan,02/09/2005
Traded my full size Dodge cargo van for this "mini cargo". Build quality is FAR superior to the full size van. More durable paint, heavier sheet metal, better suspension, easier to get in and out of, better ride and handling, double the gas mileage, and hauls 1500 pounds of music equipment without as much squat on the suspension as the full size van. Only thing lost was the ability to haul a full sheet of plywood. It really needs electric locks and windows since the manual locks and windows are awkward to deal with; side doors aren't keyed and must be unlocked from the inside. Really bad blind spot when merging on interstate even with blindspot mirrors. Fuel savings make the payments!
Great Van
honeypot,03/19/2004
We love the stow and go seats. Thisd is a great van for any size family.
Great buy
John,06/29/2005
We went down a step, previously had a Grand Caravan. I was worried about space, but this van is surprisingly roomy for the size. Recently took it on a 3,500 mile trip and had plenty of room for a family of 4 and all our luggage. With the smaller engine, it doesn't accelerate as fast, but cruises just fine. We weren't interested in a van with lots of bells and whistles (no need for automatic doors, etc. just more that can go wrong). This van has everything we need. A/C, AM/FM CD/cassette, cruise. Fuel economy is a plus. Also, my wife and daughter were recently hit by a red light runner in this van, it was easily repaired, and more importantly neither were hurt. Safety is a plus.
Great Ride
moparmoma,03/17/2011
We Bought the Caravan without the stow and go seats for the comfort of the second row captian chairs. Took family to motortrend car show and made them sit in seats for half an hour. Teenagers appreciated the comfort of captain chairs and the entertainment (DVD) system. This is a life saver on long road trips. Have 100,000 on the van with ALOT of road trips. No problems whatsoever. Replaced Battery once, brakes every 40,000 miles, and the ERG once at 85,000. OEM tires lasted 65,000 miles, replaced with Michelins. Good value and no problems--would buy buy again if they didn't switch to stow and go seats.
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Features & Specs

MPG
17 city / 24 hwy
Seats 7
4-speed automatic
Gas
180 hp @ 5000 rpm
MPG
17 city / 24 hwy
Seats 7
4-speed automatic
Gas
150 hp @ 5200 rpm
MPG
17 city / 24 hwy
Seats 2
4-speed automatic
Gas
180 hp @ 5000 rpm
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Safety

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
    OverallNot Rated
    Driver5 / 5
    Passenger5 / 5
  • Side Crash Rating
    OverallNot Rated
  • Side Barrier Rating
    OverallNot Rated
    Driver4 / 5
    Passenger5 / 5
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings
    Front SeatNot Rated
    Back SeatNot Rated
  • Rollover
    RolloverNot Rated
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of RolloverNot Rated
IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    Not Tested
  • Roof Strength Test
    Not Tested
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    Not Tested
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Not Tested
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    Acceptable

More about the 2005 Dodge Caravan
Used 2005 Dodge Caravan Overview

The Used 2005 Dodge Caravan is offered in the following submodels: Caravan Minivan. Available styles include SXT 4dr Minivan (3.3L 6cyl 4A), SE 4dr Minivan (2.4L 4cyl 4A), and CV 4dr Minivan (3.3L 6cyl 4A).

What's a good price on a Used 2005 Dodge Caravan?

Price comparisons for Used 2005 Dodge Caravan trim styles:

  • The Used 2005 Dodge Caravan SE is priced between $3,872 and$3,872 with odometer readings between 158494 and158494 miles.

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Should I lease or buy a 2005 Dodge Caravan?

Is it better to lease or buy a car? Ask most people and they'll probably tell you that car buying is the way to go. And from a financial perspective, it's true, provided you're willing to make higher monthly payments, pay off the loan in full and keep the car for a few years. Leasing, on the other hand, can be a less expensive option on a month-to-month basis. It's also good if you're someone who likes to drive a new car every three years or so.

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