2005 GTO

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2005 Pontiac GTO

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4.5 out of 5 stars

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2005 Pontiac GTO
4.5 out of 5 starsComfort
4.8 out of 5 starsPerformance
4.2 out of 5 starsExterior Styling
4.5 out of 5 starsInterior Design
4.4 out of 5 starsValue for the Money
4.4 out of 5 starsReliability
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5 out of 5 stars

Biggest bang for the buck

by JOHN [ DIZZY ] from CT on February 26, 2010

My 05 GTO has been completely trouble free since purchased new in January 2005. True muscle car performance with Caddy comfort. It is a Corvette with a back seat. Low production numbers makes the chance of seeing one on the road very rare. If you can find one, get it. It's closest competition in price is the Mustang but the GTO is twice as nice as the out dated styling and cheap looking interior offered by the Mustang .

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4 out of 5 stars

Factory ROCKET

by DIZZY from NEW ENGLAND on August 5, 2007

This car is a full IN YOUR FACE hot rod, Both the LS1 and LS2 make big HP numbers right out of the box, enough power to take on ANYONE on the street, It responds very well to Mods, either minor on major. I have done a CAM, headers, exhaust, Cold Air Intake, Typhoon intake Manifold and a few others, Car now has over 500 RWHP and still gets great gas mileage, very civilized in normal driving, but get hard on the gas and it hits like Mike Tyson in his prime.. If you can find one, BUY it. There is nothing out there anywhere from 25 to 45 thousand dollars that can match it's Raw power and brute strength..Even in stock form, this car will distroy Mustangs, Chargers, Magnums. ALL OF THEM

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5 out of 5 stars

Best Bang for the Buck

by myred2004gto from Fairfax, VA on August 9, 2009

I purchased a 04' GTO in 04' and it was the best decision I ever made for purchasing a new muscle car. You cant beat this car for the cost. Out of the box it has HP and handling. With mods its almost unbeatable in its class.

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5 out of 5 stars

Amazing Performance for $33,000

by DeanDawg from Tucson, AZ on July 31, 2006

The '05 GTO I purchased is awesome! You can't touch it's performance for the price. The interior is something special. The seats are the most comfortable butt holders on the planet. If anyone out there is contemplating a GTO or Mustang, please go and test drive both cars with an open mind and there is no doubt that you'll be leaving the Pontiac dealership with a much bigger smile than when you leave the Ford dealership. I LOVE MY GTO!!!!!!!!!!

5 out of 5 starsComfort
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5 out of 5 stars

Fantastic all around car

by Professional driver from Houston, TX on February 28, 2008

The 2005+ GTO is one of the best bang for the buck performance machines you can buy in the used market, it has fantastic power, good handling, and cruises more like a bmw/mercedes than a muscle car. Has plenty of power at any rpm and still gets up to 30mpg with the 6-speed, there is simply no comparison. The only thing wrong with the car is the exterior styling is slightly bland, but that can be remedied with a good set of wheels. Otherwise this is an untouchable muscle/sports car at a great price in the used market!

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5 out of 5 stars

400 hp beast

by 2005 GOAT from stockton, ca on October 28, 2006

this car is really awesome, it is very quick and has all the options already when you buy it. the gto is really a great car to have to cruise on the weekends or to drive everyday to work or errands, either way this car should be kept and cherished

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4 out of 5 stars

Real Hot rod

by DIZZY,,, cars and bikes from WEST HAVEN, CT on March 5, 2007

I purchased this car in Feb 2005 and it now has 11000 miles on it. had no problems at all. It is a true modern hot rod, I have the 4 speed automatic and I do wish this had 1 more gear.. Ride is pretty solid and quiet and gas mileage is good for a car of this type,,I love the way the power hits when you hit the throttle, this thing will snap your head back at any speed the second you step on the pedel. This car is pure stock except for a Magnaflow Cat back system and a Brute Force cold air induction system ,this gave me an added 35 HP,,WHAT A RUSH

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4 out of 5 stars

Bought the car as a retirement gift to myself

by DAHILLA from LAPORTE TX on March 20, 2013

After a year of research I purchased a 2005 gto with 35k miles on the vehicle. The car is very clean and a pure joy to drive. The suspension issues are well documented on the internet forums. I have had the vehicle for about three months and have been approached a number of times by persons wanting to buy the vehicle. IT is not for sale! It is the phantom black, auto, 18 inch wheels AWESOME CAR

4 out of 5 starsComfort
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5 out of 5 stars

Love it.

by Nickname from Missouri on January 11, 2012

very happy with it. If your not a car enthusiast steer clear. Its sort of a specialty car. Needs some suspension work and it only has 39k. But I love it so much I don't care. Paid 16k for it so it was a steal. I would not recommend this car for a daily driver due to the city milage and suspension issues. It eats tires like crazy. But that's also caused by a heavy right foot.

4 out of 5 starsComfort
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4 out of 5 stars

Great car, but not excellent.

by Sabby from Buffalo, NY on October 25, 2006

I bought new a 2005 GTO. It has been in the shop a few times already for mechanical problems (passenger door lock stopped working, trunk light still does not work properly). For a $30,000+ vehicle, I would have expected a little more quality. However, for the price and performance, it can not be beat. If you like the 'sleeper' look, with high performance (better than 350z, Mustang GT, Charger), this is the car for you!

5 out of 5 starsComfort
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4 out of 5 starsExterior Styling
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3 out of 5 starsReliability

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