• (4.3) 20 reviews
  • MSRP: $1,328$9,408
  • Body Style: Coupe
  • Combined MPG: 23-26
  • Engine: 180-hp, 3.4-liter V-6 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
2005 Chevrolet Monte Carlo

Our Take on the 2005 Chevrolet Monte Carlo

Our Take

The Monte Carlo midsize coupe is entering the last model year of its current iteration, with a redesign due for 2006. For 2004, Chevrolet took a bold step forward in performance by tucking a supercharged V-6 into the Supercharged SS (Super Sport) model. The SS edition features race-inspired styli... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Fuel economy of Supercharged SS
  • Steering feel
  • Reduced visibility due to thick pillars
  • Long doors hinder entry and exit in tight spaces
  • Resale value of LS

Notable Features

  • Choice of three V-6s
  • Available supercharged V-6
  • Race-style short-deck profile
  • Kinship to company's Impala sedan
  • Available ABS


Consumer Reviews


Average based on 20 reviews

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This car is an amazing car for the money.

by Mr. SS from Las Vegas on January 3, 2011

I own a 2005 Special Edition Monte Carlo and this car is very reliable and a very good bargain. Not only is this car fast, but it has a great look to it. The only thing bad about this car, is that it ... Read Full Review

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Service & Repair

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

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