(3.9) 32 reviews
MSRP: $786$6,466
Body Style: Sedan
Combined MPG: 24-26
Engine: 200-hp, 2.7-liter V-6 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
2006 Dodge Stratus

Our Take on the 2006 Dodge Stratus

Our Take

Stratus sedans for 2006 come in SXT and R/T trim levels. Interiors have been freshened. Three special value packages are available for the SXT sedan: Leather, Chrome and Protection, the latter including antilock brakes, traction control and side curtain-type airbags.The R/T sedan's exterior ... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Ride comfort on rough surfaces
  • Side-impact crash-test rating
  • Resale value (especially SXT)

Notable Features

  • Four-cylinder or V-6
  • Four-speed automatic
  • New option packages for 2006
  • Optional side-curtain airbags


Consumer Reviews


Average based on 32 reviews

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Very dependable

by Dodge Driver from Haysville on February 2, 2012

I've owned my 06 dodge stratus for over 4 years. It has been the most reliable car Ive ever owned. I was the 2nd owner and purchased the extended service plan from the dealership which was a total was... Read Full Review

2 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 3 recalls for this car.

Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

Safety defects and recalls explained

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