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Dodge Charger

Vitals

  • Engine
    5.7L
  • Transmission
    3-spd man w/OD
  • Seating
    5 passengers
  • Fuel Capacity
    72 liters
  • MPG
    14.7 City / 9.4 HWY

Specs

Dodge Charger R/T Road/Track Performance Group 5 speed automatic 377HP (277 kW) @ 5200 rpm
Dodge Charger R/T AWD 5 speed automatic 373HP (274 kW) @ 5200 rpm
Dodge Charger R/T 5 speed automatic 373HP (274 kW) @ 5200 rpm
Dodge Charger 3.5 SE 4 speed automatic 254HP (186 kW) @ 5500 rpm
Dodge Charger R/T AWD 5 speed automatic 345HP (254 kW) @ 5000 rpm
Dodge Charger R/T automatic 344HP (253 kW) @ 5000 rpm
Dodge Charger SRT8 automatic 430HP (316 kW) @ 6200 rpm
Dodge Charger manual 111HP (82 kW) @ 4000 rpm
Dodge Charger R/T 5-speed shiftable automatic 59HP (44 kW) @ 4500 rpm
Dodge Charger SRT8 5-speed shiftable automatic 59HP (44 kW) @ 4500 rpm
Dodge Charger Automatic 59HP (44 kW) @ 4500 rpm
Dodge Charger Rallye Automatic 381HP (280 kW) @ 5150 rpm
Dodge Charger Fleet Automatic 377HP (277 kW) @ 5200 rpm
Dodge Charger 3.5L Automatic 287HP (211 kW) @ 6400 rpm
Dodge Charger R Manual 142HP (104 kW) @ 6000 rpm
Dodge Charger 2.2 manual 176HP (129 kW) @ 5200 rpm
Dodge 024 manual 85HP (62 kW) @ 4800 rpm
Dodge 024 Miser manual 63HP (47 kW) @ 4800 rpm
Dodge Prowler GTX Automatic 245HP (181 kW) @ 6400 rpm

Videos / Dodge Charger

Dodge Charger Review - Everyday Driver

2012 Dodge Charger SRT8 - Drive Time Review

The Dodge Charger Packing a Punch

The Dodge Charger is one of the most popular muscle cars in history. There are several models ranging from the 1969 version to the 2013 SRT8. The car is heavy on affordable performance specifications with good mileage capacities for performance within the city. The engine is a complete muscle with supercharger installation capabilities. It’s a car built for purposes of speed, power, style, and for cruising. The car’s specifications are impressive on a universal scale and the car is available in several versions and models each with its own unique feature.

The Engine Specifications

Dodge Charger The R/T versions of the car host a 5.7 liter V8 HEMI VVT engine with Fuel Saver Technology. The SRT8 series that includes the SRT8 and the SRT8 Super Bee have a 6.4 Liter V8 HEMI VVT engine with fuel saver tech as well. The R/T has a 2.65 rear axle ratio while that on the SRT8 is 3.06. The Super Bee also hosts a High Speed Engine Controller. The R/T versions can pull off a 25 miles per gallon mileage on the highway and a 16 miles per gallon in the city. The SRT8 packs a 23 MPG on the highway and 13 miles per gallon in the city. For a high performance sports muscle car, the Charger series delivers a good mileage and fuel management.

Delivering a High Performance

The Charger series has always been a sports model since the 1969 version. The high horsepower generates an impressive torque that fuels its acceleration. The R/T models and the SRT8 models both have high performance anti-lock braking system. The suspension delivers both rear wheel drives and all wheel drives respectively to different models. The SRT8 is a rear wheel drive while the SRT8 Super Bee is an all wheel drive. The R/T and the SXT each come with separate all wheel drive models depending on suspension. They all have a keyless ignition system with hill start assist. The Super Bee model comes with a 3-mode Electronic Stability control system.

The Features

Dodge Charger, Photo #2 The Charger models after 2000 comes with several multimedia and comfort features. The key feature in the latest 2012 and 2013 models comes with Tire Pressure monitoring display and with all season performance tires. The wheel base is suited for all types of roads; best performance is under racetrack conditions. The wheels for the R/T stock models are 18 inch Aluminum wheels and for the SRT8 stock models are 20 inches Aluminums. Selected models of the R/T as per customization come with fog lamps and auto headlights while they are present in the stock version of the SRT8 Super Bee.

On the High Road

Dodge Charger, Photo #3 The Dodge Charger models are perfect for both high speed as well as handling performance. The versatile engine and the Drivetrain allow the car to deliver an impressive performance, not the best, but certainly impressive for its average price range of $29000 to $45000. The look is absolutely original and classy for the typical muscle car. The modern versions have a more subtle charisma about them that attracts speed freaks and muscle car lovers.