• (3.9) 33 reviews
  • MSRP: $1,158$5,954
  • 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 33 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 Trim Levels Available

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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.

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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,400 per year.

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