Press Kit: 2006 Dodge Magnum, What's New for '06

2006 Dodge Magnum Product Chronology

Auburn Hills, Mich. June 16, 2005 -

2005 MODEL YEAR

The Dodge Magnum was introduced in Model Year 2005 as the “new shape of American muscle” and the first rear-wheel-drive Dodge car in nearly 20 years

Features included:

  • 5.7-liter HEMI® V-8 engine with Chrysler Group’s first five-speed automatic transmission
  • 3.5-liter SOHC High Output V-6 engine mated to the 42RLE four-speed automatic transmission
  • 2.7-liter DOHC V-6 engine with the 42RLE four-speed automatic transmission
  • Exterior colors: Inferno Red Crystal Pearl Coat, Mineral Gray Metallic, Bright Silver Metallic, Magnesium Pearl Coat, Brilliant Black Crystal Pearl Coat, Midnight Blue Pearl Coat and Cool Vanilla
  • Available All-Wheel Drive (AWD)
  • Anti-lock Brake System (ABS)
  • Available all-speed traction control
  • Available Electronic Stability Program (ESP) with Brake Assist
  • AutoStick
  • 17- and 18-inch aluminum wheels
  • Available self-sealing tires
  • 18- and 19-gallon fuel tanks
  • Advanced multi-stage air bag system
  • Occupant Classification System (OCS)
  • Supplemental side-curtain air bags 
  • Optional SIRIUS Satellite radio
  • Optional UConnect
  • All-new short- and long-arm (SLA) front suspension
  • Multi-Displacement System (MDS)
  • Speed control
  • Tilt and telescoping steering wheel
  • Remote keyless entry with Sentry Key Engine Immobilizer
  • Five-link independant rear suspension
  • Optional Nivomat™ self-leveling shock absorbers