The main features separating the Dodge Charger from the Challenger include performance capabilities, pricing, and features. The Charger costs a bit more than the Challenger, but it offers a bit more space. And while the Challenger does offer better standard performance capabilities, both muscle cars offer the same great safety features.
Both the Charger and the Challenger offer similar performance. Both models offer the same maximum horsepower and torque, but the base of the Challenger slightly beats the Charger. Both vehicles offer RWD and AWD power and precise handling that can swiftly master corners. In terms of performance features, both sports cars offer All-Speed Traction Control, Hill Start Assist, and Electronic Stability Control.
The exterior design of the Charger could not be more different from that of the Challenger. The Charger is a 4-door sedan, whereas the Challenger is a 2-door coupe. Both vehicles come in 13 color options and pairs with your choice of design features, wheel designs, and badging. If you want a specific look for your Dodge, upgrade with the Redeye, the Hellcat, the Scat Pack, or the R/T design packages. When it comes the exterior features, both muscle cars offer unique grille designs, performance hoods, dual exhaust, unique LED lights, and more.
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Both of the Dodge muscle cars offer similar interior designs. Everything from the available leather seating and cabin layout to the features that keep you comfortable and connected. These features include heated and ventilated front seats, Dual-Zone Automatic Temperature Control, a 7” Driver Information Cluster Display, a Uconnect system with a customizable touchscreen display, hands-free calling and voice command, available Navigation and a 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and more.
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Both the Dodge Charger and the Challenger received a 5-star safety rating from the NHTSA for their numerous safety features. The Charger features features include available Automatic High-Beam Headlamps, available Blind Spot Monitoring System, available Adaptive Cruise Control, available Full-Speed Forward Collision Warning with Active Braking, a ParkView Rear Back Up Camera, and a ParkSense Rear Park Assist System. The Challenger offers the same great features. Plus, both models are built with a solid safety frame, an advanced airbag system, side guard door beams, active front head restraints.
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The SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody and the SRT Jailbreak are equipped with a supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI V8 engine and is capable of producing up to 797 horsepower, making them the fastest out of the lineup.
The 2022 Dodge Charger offers 7 trim levels, including the SXT ($32,500), the GT ($32,500), the RT ($40,895), the SCAT Pack ($46,620), the SCAT Pack Widebody ($52,315), the SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody ($85,695), and the SRT Jailbreak ($86,595).
SRT engineers stated that with proper maintenance and parts replacement, the Dodge Charger can last anywhere from 250,000 miles to 300,000 miles.
The 2022 Dodge Charger has an 18.5-gallon fuel tank. The estimated cost to fill up your tank is around $75, and the annual fuel cost is approximately $2,650.
Even though most Dodge Chargers offer rear-wheel drive capabilities, they handle very well in snow. However, if you prefer all-wheel drive, you can upgrade your Charger to get it.
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