Used 2005 Dodge Stratus

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2005 Dodge Stratus

Pros

  • Low pricing, solid ride and handling characteristics, large trunk.

Cons

  • Unrefined drivetrains, uncomfortable backseats, subpar build and materials quality, looks positively dull next to the Magnum.
Dodge Stratus years
2005

Used 2005 Dodge Stratus for Sale

Dodge Stratus 2005 SXT 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl 4A)
111,594 miles
Used 2005
Dodge Stratus
SXT
List$5,995
Est.Loan: $123/mo
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Dealer Notes
2005 Dodge Stratus 4D Sedan FWD 4-Speed Automatic 30/22 Highway/City MPG Odometer is 23350 miles below market average! 22/30mpg Jones Junction is proud to announce that 2018 marks their 101st consecutive year as a family-run automotive business serving the Harford County and surrounding Maryland, Pennsylvania and Delaware communities. The Jones family believes their success lies in focU dedication to hard work and integrity. Their goal is not simply to sell a car; it is to create a lifelong partnership with their customers. All prices plus Taxes, Tags, and $300 Dealer Processing fee, not required by law, Feel free to visit us at WWW.JONESJUNCTION.COM, or come by today at 1713 Harford Rd Fallston, MD. 21047.
Dodge Stratus 2005 SXT 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl 4A)
208,103 miles
Used 2005
Dodge Stratus
SXT
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46.1 mi away
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Dodge Stratus 2005 SXT 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl 4A)
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Dodge Stratus 2005 SXT 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl 4A)
130,674 miles
Used 2005
Dodge Stratus
SXT
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Edmunds' Expert Review

A mediocre midsize sedan and coupe lost in a crowd of better-qualified vehicles. Still fair game for bargain hunters, but most shoppers should look elsewhere.

2005 Highlights

The Stratus sedan now offers a Sport Appearance Package on the SXT that mimics the look of the R/T by offering sport instruments, chrome wheels and a spoiler.

Consumer reviews

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Overall Consumer Rating

Most helpful consumer reviews

A Great Purchase
mason_mm,02/10/2013
This is my 5th car in 3 years; needless to say, I have terrible luck with cars. However, this puppy was the best decision I've ever made with cars. The engine has good get up and go, the clutch is pleasantly shallow and the performance overall is great for a 4-cyl. The interior is great- the special edition with 2-tone leather is a great touch. The exterior design is the best Dodge/Chrysler had done in a long time, and I dont think any of their newer vehicles even look as good. If they still made these, I would buy one again and again.
Sporty yet Classy
Generichandle,02/06/2008
I just bought a used 2005 Dodge Stratus R/T Coupe 3.0L V6 automatic. It had only 25,500 miles on it when I bought it. I bought it used for only $12,000 - it was pretty loaded for that price minus leather seats and electronic seat adjustment. Other than those two additions, the car is an awesome car and it drives great and is fast and sporty - I don't like Mitsubishi Eclipses so this was a good happy medium for me. When I got it insured, the insurance agent looked at it and couldn't believe it was a Stratus - obviously, he had only seen the sedans and not the R/T Coupe!
I am Thinking Twice
DeziNNE,03/27/2006
I loved this car when I first bought it. Now I am regreting it. It has had issues since I bought it. Front braking system had to be replaced @ 11,000 miles and it has a frame issue that wore the tires out in 15,000 miles. It has a popping noise in the front end and the dealer says that its nothing. Now I am having issues with the cooling system with coolant just disappearing. It just rolled 24,000 miles and it has had the valve cover gasket replaced, new rear springs, and now needs a new heater core. I am sick of dealing with this car and now I try to get rid of it and it is worth $8,000 on trade in. If you buy this car better bet on keeping it, cause it is hard to get rid of.
An excellent American car!
leprof,05/25/2012
I have driven this car since I drove it off the lot in Oct. 2005. A former rental car, it had a couple stains in the back seat and around 27k miles on it. Since then I have driven it around 80k miles with no problems at all whatsoever except regular maintenance. One bit of advice - be careful of curbs and potholes because I have ruined some tires/control arms doing this. It is quite low to the ground. Having been told "don't buy American" I was hesitant to buy it, but I am so pleased with this car! I will drive it until it dies.
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Features & Specs

MPG
18 city / 27 hwy
Seats 5
5-speed manual
Gas
200 hp @ 5500 rpm
MPG
21 city / 29 hwy
Seats 5
5-speed manual
Gas
147 hp @ 5500 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
    Driver3 / 5
    Passenger3 / 5
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings
    Front SeatNot Rated
    Back SeatNot Rated
  • Rollover
    Rollover5 / 5
    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
    Poor
  • Roof Strength Test
    Not Tested
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    Poor
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Not Tested
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    Acceptable

More about the 2005 Dodge Stratus
Used 2005 Dodge Stratus Overview

The Used 2005 Dodge Stratus is offered in the following submodels: Stratus Sedan, Stratus Coupe. Available styles include SXT 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl 4A), R/T 4dr Sedan (2.7L 6cyl 4A), R/T 2dr Coupe (3.0L 6cyl 5M), R/T 4dr Sedan w/leather (2.7L 6cyl 4A), and SXT 2dr Coupe (2.4L 4cyl 5M).

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

Price comparisons for Used 2005 Dodge Stratus trim styles:

  • The Used 2005 Dodge Stratus SXT is priced between $5,995 and$5,995 with odometer readings between 111594 and111594 miles.

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Should I lease or buy a 2005 Dodge Stratus?

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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