The recall began on March 27, 2017. We checked all of the fuses- that didn't work. So I checked online to see if anyone else was having the same problem. Then there's the back windshield wiper which fell off and the lower trim that's coming off the car for some reason. While this car is certainly not the most reliable it is the most enjoyable on long highway cruises and around town as well. The five-speed automatic transmission upshifts smoothly. The design means there's less chance of the hatch striking a wall or another car behind it when it opens, but it also limits luggage capacity.
Even in AutoStick mode, however, it sometimes upshifted before we wanted it to. A good idea is to add the 20-inch wheels available this year with their high-performance rubber, even though they may not last as long or work as well in the winter. The brakes offer immediate, fade-free stopping power. On the highway fully loaded it can average 24 miles to the gallon which is very good with a 3. For 2007, the Magnum is largely carryover, but with changes to option packages. In back, the Magnum's tail tapers into a low hatch that curves over the last section of the roof. I didn't have a chance to drive a Magnum with this option, but if you have, shoot me an email.
With horsepower peaking at 5000 rpm, that's a relatively narrow stretch of maximum happy performance for such a big engine. Or you could stand on the gas and take off. There were more times that it didn't feel like it had 390 pound-feet of torque, which might be because the torque peaks at a relatively high level, 4000 rpm. However, it's not called a station wagon, at least not officially. There is no other car like it. I am having second thoughts since none of my vehicles seams to be recallable. This is just the beginning the next stop is all of the news stations and everybody else that will listen.
The Inside The Magnum shares its interior with the Dodge Charger and, to a lesser extent, the Chrysler 300. I guess if people aren't getting killed they don't care enough to stand behind their products and fix them!! Bold Styling The Dodge Magnum's styling has worn well, thanks in part to the iconic crosshair grille that's shared across Dodge's lineup. Obviously, the problem isn't isolated. Contrary to what its advertisements suggest, it doesn't hold a great deal more cargo than most midsize wagons, and its low roofline limits how high you can stack your stuff. The driver should have no problem finding a comfortable position. It was a v6 that I had purchased and did not have enough get up and go in it. An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Offer available to customers with mailing addresses in the U. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. The Magnum comes in a number of flavors ranging from affordable and fun to fast and furious. From the chopped-top design and ebony window tinting to the 18-inch wheels, this wagon has an attitude all its own. A big visual effect is created by the tinted glass and roofline sloping back and pinching the rear window. All rebate checks will be paid in U. The styling might be too aggressive for many, but the practical arguments for this car are hard to beat.
It also damps out major undulations to prevent excess shaking and rattling. Req's Extra Cost Customer Paid Subscription After Initial Complimentary Term. Go to for complete offer and redemption information. The ride of the car was a lot smoother than the previous car we had. I don't have to worry about when is my car going to go back to the shop now.
I went to McDonald's to grab lunch on the way to have my 1 year olds Christmas pictures taken at my appointment scheduled for 2pm. There's also a sunglasses holder within the driver's reach. All the convenience of hauling stuff in the back without being a pickup truck or shudder a mini van. Most cars have anchors only for the outboard seats, though the middle position is the safest spot. I once again understand that the recall does not cover this vehicle also. But what makes the Magnum special is its hot rod styling and rumbling engines. Only two months after having the car I experienced transmission issues and had to take into the shop under warranty.
Adjustable pedals can help people of small stature petite women, for example position themselves farther away from the airbag-equipped steering wheel, lessening the chance of airbag-related injuries. The affected vehicles are equipped with a dual-stage driver frontal air bag that may be susceptible to moisture intrusion which, over time, could cause the inflator to rupture. I've not mis-used my car in any way. We really like the Magnum's gauges, handsome and all business, white background with black numbers and stainless trim rings. Offer excludes truck freight and oversize fees.
Thank you for that, Dodge? Wagons suggest spreadsheet sensibilities like cargo room and safety, not acceleration or handling. Unless otherwise indicated, specifications refer to test vehicle. Highway passing is all too easy, with enough power in fourth gear to make quick 60-to-70 mph bursts. The navigation system's screen displaces the stereo faceplate, with controls for both functions arrayed around the perimeter. The heating and cooling system leaves much to be desired, too. On twisty mountain roads we repeatedly hammered the brakes into downhill curves, and the pedal never once showed any sign of stress or distress, or brake fade Summary The Dodge Magnum is a landmark car. Both V-6 engines come with four-speed automatic transmissions.
Some call it a sport wagon. Dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. If you were lucky enough to find one of these cars that has been well maintained in good shape it would most likely be a bargain if comfort safety and a very good ride and handling card is important to you. That's what it is in our book: a sporty wagon, a cross between muscle car and station wagon, a hot rod hauler for grown-ups who haven't grown up, or haven't needed to, but eminently civilized, of course. I'm talking about the most comfortable plush seating and amazing detail in the surface of everything in the car. The design means there's less chance of the hatch striking a wall or another car behind it when it opens, but it also limits luggage capacity.