June 30, 2004
2005 Dodge Magnum starts at $27,995
Windsor, Ontario – The first truckloads of Dodge Magnums leave their Brampton, Ontario Assembly Plant this week. The vehicles should be showing up in showrooms across the country in the next two weeks.
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The 2005 Dodge Magnum has an entry-level Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price of $27,995 that includes the standard 2.7-litre V6 engine, Electronic Stability Program (ESP) and all-speed traction control, which controls rear-wheel drive vehicles in a way that is transparent to the driver for all-surface and all-weather driving conditions, says the company.
The 2005 Dodge Magnum RT features a 340-horsepower 5.7-litre HEMI V8 engine with Multi Displacement System, which alternates between smooth, high fuel-economy four-cylinder mode when less power is needed and eight-cylinder mode when more power is in demand. This improves fuel efficiency up to 20 percent. The MSRP of Dodge Magnum RT is $36,995.
Both Dodge Magnum and Dodge Magnum RT have four-wheel independent suspension, four-wheel disc anti-lock brakes (ABS), and electronic brake force distribution. The chassis is well balanced with a front engine and rear-wheel drive. Optional all-wheel drive will become available later in the year.