(4.3) 3 reviews
MSRP: $33,426$57,742
Body Style: Convertible
Engine: 500-hp, 8.3-liter V-10 (premium)
Drivetrain: Rear-wheel Drive
Transmission: 6-speed manual w/OD
Seats: 2
2005 Dodge Viper

Our Take on the 2005 Dodge Viper

Our Take

A new, hotter-than-ever edition of Dodge's longtime sports car went on sale as a 2003 model; it was lighter and faster than its predecessor and promised "raw performance." The Viper SRT10 represents "obscene performance, outrageous design and ultimate driver enjoyment," said Jim Julow, vice ... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Fuel economy
  • Price
  • Ride comfort
  • Cargo space
  • Noisy cockpit

Notable Features

  • 500-hp V-10
  • Six-speed manual
  • Startling styling
  • True convertible body style
  • 19-inch rear tires on 13-inch-wide wheels


Consumer Reviews


Average based on 3 reviews

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Good car

by Not mustang69 from Miami fl on January 12, 2012

Well I had 2 vipers and have driven over 55k miles on both a 2000 and 2006 with no issues whatsoever. I like the power and unlike mustang69!i do know how to drive a super powerful car with no traction... Read Full Review

1 Trim 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


Great news! There are currently no known recalls on 2005 Dodge Viper.

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