Compare 2005 Dodge Neon vs 2005 Chevrolet Cavalier

2005 Dodge Neon
2005 Chevrolet Cavalier
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4-Door Sedan SE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan SE 29 36 $12,918 $13,800
4-Door Sedan SXT 29 36 $15,020 $16,110
4-Door Sedan SRT-4 22 30 $19,197 $20,700
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2-Door Coupe Base w/1SV
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Base w/1SV 26 34 $9,757 $10,325
2-Door Coupe Base 26 36 $13,473 $14,410
4-Door Sedan Base 26 36 $13,660 $14,610
2-Door Coupe LS 26 36 $15,044 $16,090
4-Door Sedan LS 26 36 $15,231 $16,290
2-Door Coupe LS Sport 26 36 $16,371 $17,510
4-Door Sedan LS Sport 26 36 $16,558 $17,710
Pricing
Invoice Price
$12,918
$9,757
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$13,800
$10,325
Monthly Payment Estimate
$230 / month
$172 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
29 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
36 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
52.4 50.0
Second Leg Room (in)
34.8 32.7
Front Head Room (in)
38.4 37.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
89.2 86.8
Second Hip Room (in)
52.9 49.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.4 53.9
Second Head Room (in)
36.7 36.6
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.8 54.9
Front Leg Room (in)
42.2 41.9
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
31.1 26.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.4 68.7
Track Width, Front (in)
58.0 57.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.1 5.7
Length, Overall (in)
174.4 180.9
Height, Overall (in)
56.0 53.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.0 56.4
Wheelbase (in)
105.0 104.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.1 13.2
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
7.88 x 1.5 7.87 x 1.77
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.1 x 0.87 10.2 x 0.79
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake Type
Pwr Power
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.5 14.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.05 2.6
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
18 14.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.7 35.6
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P175/70R14 P195/70R14
Rear Tire Order Code
NA QFB
Front Tire Size
P175/70R14 P195/70R14
Spare Tire Size
T115/70D14 T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code
NA QFB
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2581 2617
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 14 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
14 x 4.0 14 x 6
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 14 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.5 9.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
540 525
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 105
Engine
Displacement
2.0L/122 2.2L/134
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
132 @ 5600 140 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas L4
Fuel System
SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
130 @ 4600 150 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
ECB L61
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
36 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
29 26
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
9.1 8.46
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.36 1.35
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.72 0.69
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.42 3.31
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.95 2.02
Trans Order Code
DD5 MM5
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.55 3.94
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.97 0.98
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/4th & 5th OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.50 3.58
Summary
Vehicle Name
Dodge Neon Chevrolet Cavalier
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
30 25
Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.56 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson struts w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.79 0.75
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Trailing Axle
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Chapman struts w/Coil Springs

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