Best Bet
  • (4.6) 41 reviews
  • MSRP: N/A
  • Body Style: Station Wagon
  • Combined MPG: 17-24
  • Engine: 190-hp, 2.7-liter V-6 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: Rear-wheel Drive
2006 Dodge Magnum

Our Take on the 2006 Dodge Magnum

Our Take

Plenty of observers were surprised when Dodge introduced its Magnum for 2005. Instead of a front-wheel-drive sedan like its Dodge Intrepid predecessor, the Magnum is a rear- or all-wheel-drive wagon.In addition to two V-6 engines, a Hemi V-8 that cranks out 340 horsepower can power the Magnum. To... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Over-the-shoulder visibility
  • Liftgate position
  • Winter traction of base model without stability system
  • Intrusive, but valuable, stability system

Notable Features

  • RWD or AWD
  • V-6 or V-8
  • Available stability system
  • 17- or 18-inch wheels
  • New 425-hp SRT8 edition

Reviews

Our Expert Reviews

Calling the 2006 Dodge Magnum SRT8 a wagon is sort of like calling the TV hit, "American Idol" a singing contest. You're only getting part of the story. While the Magnum SRT8 gives you all the old-school perks you expect from a wagon -- lots of stretch-out room for passengers, plentiful cargo-carrying space and a smooth ride on the open road -- what it has under the hood seems siphoned f... Read full review for the 2006 Dodge Magnum

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Consumer Reviews

4.6

Average based on 41 reviews

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Magnum R/T

by NormNY from New York, NY on January 20, 2009

I love this car! The styling is either love it or hate it, and I do love it. The ride is firm but comfortable, performance is outstanding for such a large vehicle. The mileage on the highway is impres... Read Full Review

5 Trim Levels Available

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Safety

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NHTSA Ratings

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NHTSA Ratings

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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation. NHTSA provides vehicle safety information such as front- and side-crash ratings and rollover ratings. Vehicles are rated using a star rating system from 1-5 stars, with 5 being the highest.

Recalls

There are currently 5 recalls for this car.


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