|Trim||Engine||Drive Type||Trans.||0-60||1/4 Mile||Mpg EPA C/H/Observed||Source|
2019 Dodge Challenger
|SRT Hellcat Redeye Coupe||6.2L Supercharger V8||RWD||8A||3.7 sec||11.8 sec @ 125 mph||13/22/15 mpg||Car and Driver|
|SRT Hellcat Redeye Coupe||6.2L Supercharger V8||RWD||8A||3.7 sec||11.4 sec @ 126 mph||13/22/---- mpg||Motor Week|
2018 Dodge Challenger
|SRT Hellcat Widebody Coupe||6.2L Supercharger V8||RWD||6M||4.0 sec||12.4 sec @ 120 mph||13/21/12 mpg||Car and Driver|
|SRT Hellcat Widebody Coupe||6.2L Supercharger V8||RWD||8A||3.4 sec||10.9 sec @ 127 mph||13/22/---- mpg||Motor Week|
2017 Dodge Challenger
|GT Coupe||3.6L V6||AWD||8A||6.3 sec||14.8 sec @ 95 mph||18/27/20 mpg||Car and Driver|
|T/A 392 Coupe||6.4L V8||RWD||8A||4.2 sec||12.5 sec @ 116 mph||15/25/17 mpg||Car and Driver|
2016 Dodge Challenger
|SRT Hellcat Coupe||6.2L Supercharger V8||RWD||8A||3.6 sec||11.7 sec @ 126 mph||13/22/13 mpg||Car and Driver|
2015 Dodge Challenger
|R/T Coupe||5.7L V8||RWD||6M||5.1 sec||13.7 sec @ 103 mph||15/23/14 mpg||Car and Driver|
|R/T Scat Pack 6.4 Coupe||6.4L V8||RWD||6M||4.4 sec||12.9 sec @ 113 mph||14/23/16 mpg||Car and Driver|
|R/T Scat Pack 6.4 Coupe||6.4L V8||RWD||8A||4.2 sec||12.6 sec @ 114 mph||15/25/14 mpg||Car and Driver|
|R/T Scat Pack 6.4 Coupe||6.4L V8||RWD||8A||4.2 sec||12.6 sec @ 112.3 mph||15/25/---- mpg||Motor Trend|
|SRT 392 Coupe||6.4L V8||RWD||8A||4.7 sec||12.8 sec @ 106 mph||15/25/18.1 mpg||Motor Week|
|SRT Hellcat Coupe||6.2L Supercharger V8||RWD||6M||3.9 sec||11.9 sec @ 124 mph||13/21/15 mpg||Car and Driver|
|SRT Hellcat Coupe||6.2L Supercharger V8||RWD||8A||3.6 sec||11.7 sec @ 126 mph||13/22/16 mpg||Car and Driver|
|SRT Hellcat Coupe||6.2L Supercharger V8||RWD||8A||3.7 sec||11.7 sec @ 125.4 mph||13/22/---- mpg||Motor Trend|
|SRT Hellcat Coupe||6.2L Supercharger V8||RWD||8A||3.8 sec||12.1 sec @ 124 mph||13/22/---- mpg||Motor Week|
|SXT Plus Coupe||3.6L V6||RWD||8A||6.2 sec||14.7 sec @ 97 mph||19/30/16 mpg||Car and Driver|
|SXT Plus Coupe||3.6L V6||RWD||8A||6.0 sec||14.5 sec @ 96.9 mph||19/30/---- mpg||Motor Trend|
2011 Dodge Challenger
|R/T Coupe||5.7L V8||RWD||6M||5.0 sec||13.5 sec @ 105.9 mph||15/24/---- mpg||Motor Trend|
|SE Coupe||3.6L V6||RWD||5A||6.4 sec||14.9 sec @ 94 mph||18/27/20 mpg||Car and Driver|
|SE Coupe||3.6L V6||RWD||5A||6.4 sec||14.8 sec @ 94.8 mph||18/27/18.6 mpg||Motor Trend|
|SRT8 392 Coupe||6.4L V8||RWD||6M||4.5 sec||12.9 sec @ 114 mph||14/23/17 mpg||Car and Driver|
|SRT8 392 Coupe||6.4L V8||RWD||6M||4.5 sec||12.9 sec @ 113 mph||14/23/---- mpg||Motor Week|
|SRT8 392 Coupe||6.4L V8||RWD||6M||4.6 sec||13.0 sec @ 109.8 mph||14/23/15 mpg||Road & Track|
|SRT8 392 Inaugural Edition Coupe||6.4L V8||RWD||6M||4.6 sec||13.0 sec @ 111.3 mph||14/23/---- mpg||Motor Trend|
2010 Dodge Challenger
|SE Coupe||3.5L V6||RWD||5A||7.5 sec||15.8 sec @ 90 mph||17/25/17 mpg||Car and Driver|
|SE Coupe||3.5L V6||RWD||5A||7.5 sec||15.7 sec @ 89.6 mph||17/25/17.9 mpg||Motor Trend|
|SMS 570 Coupe||5.7L Supercharger V8||RWD||6M||4.4 sec||12.8 sec @ 112 mph||----/----/---- mpg||Motor Trend|
|SRT8 Coupe||6.1L V8||RWD||6M||4.8 sec||13.3 sec @ 106.1 mph||14/22/13.2 mpg||Motor Trend|
2009 Dodge Challenger
|R/T Coupe||5.7L V8||RWD||6M||5.1 sec||13.6 sec @ 106 mph||16/25/15 mpg||Car and Driver|
|R/T Coupe||5.7L V8||RWD||6M||5.1 sec||13.6 sec @ 104.9 mph||16/25/19.6 mpg||Motor Trend|
|R/T Coupe||5.7L V8||RWD||6M||5.4 sec||13.8 sec @ 102.3 mph||16/25/17.9 mpg||Motor Trend|
|R/T Coupe||5.7L V8||RWD||6M||6.2 sec||14.5 sec @ 99 mph||16/25/---- mpg||Road & Track|
|SE Coupe||3.5L V6||RWD||4A||7.3 sec||15.6 sec @ 90.3 mph||17/25/---- mpg||Motor Trend|
|SE Coupe||3.5L V6||RWD||4A||7.8 sec||16.0 sec @ 91 mph||17/25/24 mpg||Motor Week|
|SpeedFactory SRT8 Coupe||6.1L V8||RWD||5A||4.1 sec||12.5 sec @ 115 mph||13/19/---- mpg||Motor Trend|
|SRT8 Coupe||6.1L V8||RWD||5A||4.7 sec||13.1 sec @ 108.3 mph||13/19/---- mpg||Motor Trend|
|SRT8 Coupe||6.1L V8||RWD||6M||4.7 sec||13.3 sec @ 107 mph||14/22/---- mpg||Motor Trend|
|SRT8 Coupe||6.1L V8||RWD||6M||4.6 sec||13.1 sec @ 108.4 mph||14/22/---- mpg||Motor Trend|
2008 Dodge Challenger
|Hennessey HPE600 Turbo Coupe||6.1L Turbo V8||RWD||5A||3.9 sec||12.2 sec @ 120 mph||----/----/---- mpg||Car and Driver|
|SRT8 Coupe||6.1L V8||RWD||5A||4.8 sec||13.3 sec @ 108 mph||13/18/19 mpg||Car and Driver|
|SRT8 Coupe||6.1L V8||RWD||5A||4.7 sec||13.1 sec @ 108.3 mph||13/18/---- mpg||Motor Trend|
|SRT8 Coupe||6.1L V8||RWD||5A||5.0 sec||13.5 sec @ 108 mph||13/18/---- mpg||Motor Week|
1970 Dodge Challenger
|R/T SE 440-6 Coupe||7.2L V8||RWD||4M||5.8 sec||14.0 sec @ 102 mph||----/----/---- mpg||Motor Trend|
|T/A Coupe||5.6L V8||RWD||4M||7.1 sec||15.4 sec @ 92 mph||----/----/---- mpg||Car and Driver|
About Dodge Challenger
The Challenger was the first instance of a muscle car produced by the Dodge, the division of Chrysler. The first version came out in late 1959, by the name Silver Challenger, and it was limited in production. Though the first generation of the Dodge Challenger pony cars have been released in the late 1960s.
The Challengers were truly beautiful cars – with big engine spaces and a huge bodies. It had a long hood with a short rear, which allowed the car to have a 110 inch wheelbase.
Challenger was Dodge’s answer to the then popular Chevrolet Camaro and Ford Mustang. The Challenger had large dimensions and luxurious interiors, which immediately set it apart in those times. Among muscle cars, very few managed to become a collector’s delight like the Challenger.
The Unmistakable Powertrain
Talking about today’s version of Dodge Challenger, few other words describe it better than big and powerful. This car has a 6.4 liter V8 engine, which is the source of its massive power.
There is also another variant of it, which has a smaller 3.6 liter V6 engine, while still being reasonably powerful as well. These varieties are available with 6 speed stick or 8 speed automatic transmissions.
Challenger has indeed come a long way since those old times. In the present age Challenger, the driving quality is better, the power is better and so is the material used for interior of the car.
The car is still a bulky one though, weighing at about 3,958 pounds. The V8 version covers the 0-60 mph mark in just 4.2 seconds, which is quite impressive for a car like this. The V6 version is a little slower at around 6 seconds. But there is also the special Hellcat version which can shatter through 60 mph in only 3.6 seconds.
Dodge Challenger of the present times has an engine that works smoother. If you’re looking for a pure straight line performance, then you should go with the 8 speed automatic transmission because it provides faster shifts and smoother ride, which end up being faster than the manual transmission.
Affordable Sports Car
The Dodge Challenger is definitely not the best sports car you can find. But it is one of the leaders among the decent, affordable ones.
Depending on which model you choose, you can get quite a satisfying fuel economy too. In fact, it’s possible to achieve up to 19 mpg city and 30 mpg on the highways with this car.
It also offers a very comfortable ride. It has good safety features like traction and stability control systems, side airbags, and Brembo brakes that offer splendid braking confidence.
Its engine is powerful and the interiors include a number of features like the 6.5 inch display touch-screen, USB port, Bluetooth, Uconnect infotainment system, leather upholstery, automatic climate control, heated front seats, satellite radio, a six speaker stereo, and so on. Overall, this car offers a great value for the money.
Classic Muscle Meets Modern Coupe
The newest model of the Dodge Challenger is a fine balance between the style of the classic muscle cars and the contemporariness of the modern coupes. And it delivers pretty well on both the ends.
It is powerful, but also practical. It has the brute strength, but it is classy and refined too. A combination of great exterior, comfortable interior and top performance makes this a popular car.
For more information about the Dodge Challenger, visit the official Dodge website.
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