2016 Dodge Challenger: Putting the Power in Your Hands

December 3rd, 2015 by

2016 Dodge Challenger SRT

If you have a hard time buying a car that isn’t exactly unique to you, Dodge has good news: you can totally customize your 2016 Dodge Challenger in Miami . For little to no extra costs, customizing your Challenger to fit your lifestyle is something Dodge wants you to enjoy this holiday season!

First, Choose Your Trim

Five of the available ten trims stay exactly the same price as the 2015 models. These trims include the SXT, SXT Plus, the R/T, the R/T Plus and the R/T Scat Pack. With a variety of engines to choose from which power these trims, 3.6L V6, 5.7L V8 or the 6.4L V8, most of the attention and appeal goes to the Hellcat.

With ten available trims to choose from, fourteen different interiors, and 12 different wheel options, customizing your new 2016 Challenger ensures no two need to ever be alike. Dodge even went so far as to offer a variety of colors to choose from. Be warned, these colors may make you nostalgic for hot rods and daisy dukes.

Next, Select Your Power

When even the standard powertrain V6 puts out a powerful 305 horsepower, there’s no settling with the Challenger engines. The 5.7L Hemi V8 delivers 375 while the 6.4L Hemi V8 puts out a full 100 more horses at 485. The top of the lineup is the supercharged 6.2L V8 that is the Hellcat which produces the ever impressive, almost unbelievable 707 horsepower and 650 lb/ft of torque.

Currently, Dodge offers the only eight-speed automatic transmission in an American Muscle car. All four of the engines can be mated to it and even offer a Sports Mode with paddle shifters. A six-speed manual gearbox is also available in V8 models. Like its other competitors in the American Muscle Car category, the Challenger remains a rear-wheel drive vehicle with independent rear suspensions.

Consider Your Package

Available on the V6 or 5.7L V8 is the Super Track Pack. This gets you a lowered ride height, larger sway bars, Bilstein shocks, high-performance brakes and a three-mode stability control system. The track-ready 6.4L Scat Pack model includes not only the 6.4L Hemi, but also 20-inch aluminum wheels and Brembo disc brakes. The 392 Scat Pack Shaker model adds a functional shaker hood inlet scoop.

Finally, End It In Style

If you’re one to get lost in nostalgia, you will enjoy that Dodge’s homage to the hot rods of the yesterday. Celebrating the Challenger not just with power, but also with color, Dodge has brought back some of those spectacularly bright colors that used to don the hot rods of the 1970’s. Aptly dubbed ‘heritage colors’, you can also choose between Sublime, B5 Blue, ToroRed. There is one more color that is being offered on the higher trims. Plum Crazy is available on the SXT Plus, any R/T, the 392 Hemi Scat Pack Shaker, the SRT 392 and of course, the SRT Hellcat.

Affordable Performance

As it’s been Dodge’s mission to provide an affordable performance to the American people to once again enjoy muscle cars, these prices are just that; affordable given their performance. The 2016 Challenger’s base model powered by the only V6 offered, the SXT enters the race just under $27K at $26,995. The R/T Scat Pack comes in at $37,995 while the two top models are still competitively priced for their power in their segment. The SRT 392 is priced at $41,195 and the SRT Hellcat tops out at $62,495.

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