Chevrolet Cavalier

2005 Chevrolet Cavalier

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  • (4.2) 20 reviews
  • MSRP: $894$5,690
  • Body Style: Coupe
  • Combined MPG: 31
  • Engine: 140-hp, 2.2-liter I-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
2005 Chevrolet Cavalier

Our Take on the 2005 Chevrolet Cavalier

Chevrolet's smallest car got a fresh exterior look, including a restyled hood, grille and fascia, for the 2003 model year. The fenders and greenhouse were essentially unchanged, but the headlights and taillights were new. An antilock braking system was offered as an option rather than standa... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Antiquated design
  • Nearing end of production
  • Resale value
  • NHTSA side-impact crash-test ratings

Notable Features

  • Coupe and sedan body styles
  • 140-hp four-cylinder
  • Manual or automatic
  • FWD layout

2005 Chevrolet Cavalier Reviews

Consumer Reviews


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My first Car

by CanaanAlexandre from Birmingham, AL on August 29, 2009

I got my 2005 Chevy Cavalier when I turned 17. I have had it for 3 years now and for the most part it has been a very good vehicle. Performance is adequate, except it is slow to 60mph. Handling is exc... Read Full Review

7 Trim Levels Available

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2005 Chevrolet Cavalier Safety Ratings

Crash-Test Reports


There is currently 1 recall for this car.

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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,800 per year.

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