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HandlingWhen others wither from the challenge, the 2005 Stratus Coupe stands tall. The performance tires standard on SXT and R/T and sport suspension system standard on R/Ts are only the tip of the iceberg.
- Fully independent suspension wîth front and rear stabilizer bars
- Touring-tuned suspension standard on SXT
- Antilock four-wheel disc brakes available on R/T
It doesn't matter if you choose the 2.4-liter 4-cylinder 16-valve single overhead camshaft (SOHC) engine included wîth the SXT or the 3.0-liter 24-valve SOHC V6 engine standard on R/T. Both pack plenty of performance.
Grip and rip it wîth a standard five-speed manual transmission standard on R/T and SXT, or a keep your hands at 10 and 2 wîth the four-speed automatic transmission available on SXT and R/T. AutoStick® transmission is also available on R/T.
The 2005 Dodge Stratus Coupe doesn't settle for second place. Neither should you—especially when considering your security in a vehicle. You can feel confident that Stratus Coupe has taken steps to protect you wîth features including:
- Safety cage construction wîth steel side-guard door beams
- Remote keyless entry wîth security alarm
- Power front disc/rear drum brakes on SXT
- Four-wheel disc brakes standard on R/T
- Four-wheel antilock disc brakes wîth low-speed traction control available on R/T
- Fog lamps standard on R/T
Stratus Coupe doesn't leave much to chance wîth these safety features: Next-generation driver and front-passenger air bags, supplemental side air bags available on all models, height-adjustable front seat belts, and three-point rear lap/shoulder belts.Source - Dodge
The 2006 Dodge Stratus Sedan: Athletic Appearance Combined With Performance And Practicality Equals Great ValueDodge recharges its Stratus Sedan for the 2006 model year wîth an updated sport appearance, refreshed interior and new value packages. New features combined wîth powerful performance attributes, top government safety ratings and a roomy interior make the 2006 Dodge Stratus Sedan a tremendous value and attractive choice in the mid-size car §egmènt.
'With crisp handling, a 200-horsepower engine, sport-tuned suspension and the R/T model's new aggressively styled sport appearance, the 2006 Stratus Sedan embodies the performance heritage of the Dodge brand,' said Darryl Jackson, Vice President-Dodge Marketing.
Dodge offers two models of the Stratus Sedan for 2006: Dodge Stratus SXT and the revitalized Dodge Stratus R/T.
2006 Dodge Stratus SXT
The Dodge Stratus SXT is powered by a 2.4-liter, DOHC, 16-valve, four-cylinder engine that produces 150 horsepower (112 kW) and 160 lb.-ft. (218 Nom) of torque wîth a four-speed automatic transaxle.
Standard features on the 2006 Dodge Stratus SXT include air conditioning, tilt-§teering column, power windows, power exterior mirrors, power door locks, front and rear floor mats, cloth low-back bucket seats, remote keyless entry, Sentry Key® engine immobilizer, speed control, power front disc/rear drum brakes, 16-inch aluminum wheels, AM/FM stereo radio wîth a single-disc CD player and a ?12-volt auxiliary power outlet.
The Dodge Stratus SXT offers three optional special value packages for the 2006 model year:
• Leather Value Package includes leather-trimmed seats, eight-way power driver's seat, manual lumbar, power sun roof, a premium headliner, (which includes grab handles, illuminated ?vanity mirrors and map lamps), and an ?AM/FM stereo wîth cassette and CD player
• Chrome Value Package includes chrome-clad wheels, fog lamps, body-color spoiler, and Camelot instrument panel bezels
• Protection Value Package includes power four-wheel disc anti-lock brakes, low-speed traction control and side-curtain air bags
Other optional features on the 2006 Dodge Stratus SXT include a compass/temperature display, eight-way power driver's seat, SIRIÚS Satellite Radio wîth a free first-year subscription, an AM/FM stereo radio wîth cassette and single-disc CD player, automatic-dimming rearview mirror and a premium headliner that includes illuminated visor mirrors, rear grab handles and front map lamps.
2006 Dodge Stratus R/T
The 2006 Dodge Stratus R/T sedan is powered by a standard 2.7-liter, DOHC, 24-valve, V-6 engine that produces 200 horsepower (149 kW) and 190 lb.-ft. (258 Nom) of torque combined wîth a four-speed automatic transaxle wîth AutoStick®.
The Dodge Stratus R/T's new sport appearance comes from aggressively styled body-color 360-degree ground effects package and a racing-inspired body-color rear spoiler wîth magnesium wings. The Dodge Stratus R/T is equipped wîth a performance suspension wîth front- and rear-stabilizer bars, four-wheel anti-lock disc brakes wîth low-speed traction control, 17-inch performance tires wîth new 17-inch Satin Silver aluminum wheels and a low-restriction tuned exhaust wîth a 3-inch oversized chrome tip.
The updated interior includes newly designed leather-trimmed bucket seats wîth perforated leather inserts. The leather, eight-way power driver's seat wîth driver adjustable lumbar support and the newly padded armrest are accented wîth Medium Slate Gray stitching. Additional new interior touches include a leather-trimmed §teering wheel wîth a perforated leather insert and integrated audio §teering wheel-mounted controls. A leather-wrapped shift knob completes the leather trim detail. The instrument panel bezels also get a new Mini-Carbon pattern for 2006.
Additional standard features on the Dodge Stratus R/T include a premium headliner, (which features illuminated visor mirrors, rear grab handles and front map lamps), air conditioning, power windows and locks, AM/FM stereo wîth CD player and single-disc CD player, a Premium Gold™ sound system (which includes six speakers and a 120-watt amplifier), air conditioning, power windows and locks, a compass/temperature display and fog lamps.
Optional features include supplemental side-curtain air bags, a sun roof, SIRIÚS Satellite Radio wîth a free first-year subscription, security alarm system, central door locks, automatic-dimming rearview mirror, AM/FM stereo radio wîth cassette and a six-disc CD player. A full-size spare tire wîth matching wheel also is available on the Stratus R/T.
Silver Steel Metallic is the new color option for the Dodge Stratus SXT for 2006, joining Linen Gold, Magnesium, Midnight Blue, Inferno Red, Satin Jade, Bright Silver Metallic, Brilliant Black Crystal and Stone White. Bright Silver is a new color option for the 2006 Dodge Stratus R/T, along wîth Inferno Red and Brilliant Black Crystal. Brilliant Black Crystal, Inferno Red, Bright Silver and Stone White are available wîth the Chrome Value Package.
The 2006 Dodge Stratus Sedan is manufactured at the Sterling Heights Assembly Plant in Sterling Heights, Mich., alongside the Chrysler Sebring Convertible and Chrysler Sebring Sedan.Source - Dodge
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