(4.8) 17 reviews
MSRP: $9,069$26,701
Body Style: Convertible
Engine: 280-hp, 3.9-liter V-8 (premium)
Drivetrain: Rear-wheel Drive
Transmission: 5-speed automatic w/OD
Seats: 2
2005 Ford Thunderbird

Our Take on the 2005 Ford Thunderbird

Our Take

What We Don't Like

  • Construction quality
  • Rear visibility
  • Ride comfort
  • Two-passenger capacity

Notable Features

  • Styling that blends the past and present
  • 280-hp, 3.9-liter V-8
  • Five-speed automatic
  • Available removable hardtop


Consumer Reviews


Average based on 17 reviews

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Giddy Up

by SummerinOC from Orlando Florida on January 29, 2013

With its curves and smaller interior I see this as a girls car. I've had Corvettes, Porsches and other eye catching muscle cars which were all either hard to handle or an uncomfortable ride. My Bird i... 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 is currently 1 recall for this car.

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