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Miami Lakes Dodge Mopar Auto Parts

5 Cool Mopar Parts for Your Dodge Challenger

Miami Lakes Dodge Mopar Auto PartsThe Dodge Challenger is one eye-catching car. It’s got that slick look, an engine that purrs like a tiger, and is a magnet for chicas and chicos alike. To make your Challenger stand out from the rest, there are few parts and accessories that can add a custom touch and extra spice to a Dodge Challenger. Ever hear of Mopar Custom Auto Parts? They’re an auto parts and accessories shop that makes some interesting parts pieces for the interior, engine and exterior of a Challenger.

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Comparison 2016 Dodge Journey and 2016 MC Acadia

Comparison: Dodge Journey and GMC Acadia

Comparison 2016 Dodge Journey and 2016 MC AcadiaComparing vehicles made for a lot of passengers is never easy. Drivers want comfortable interiors, up-to-date technology, great fuel economy and safety, and why shouldn’t they? Those are the standards for vehicles today, and if one were to scrimp on either, well, it wouldn’t make the “Yes” pile when it comes to making a buying decision.

That’s why we take a hard look at vehicles when drawing up a comparison, from the engine specs to the safety and convenience features. Today, we’re taking a look at two 7-passenger seating mid-size SUVs/CUVs: the Dodge Journey and the GMC Acadia.

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Dodge Challenger Engines and Trims

The Dodge Challenger Engines

Dodge Challenger Engines and TrimsThe Dodge Challenger has a significant history as an evolving muscle car. Since the Challenger was first released in 1970, there have been many changes made to its exterior, like the shaker hood and flip headlights.  Not only that, but through the years, Dodge has made stronger, more powerful engines to increase performance and satisfy people’s need for speed.

With the 900HP SRT Hellcat coming out, we thought it would be best to give an overview of all of the standard Challenger engines that are currently available on the 2016 Challenger lineup.

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Dodge Charger v Ford Mustang

Comparison: Dodge Charger v Ford Mustang

Miami Lakes Dodge Charger Ford MustangThere’s no hiding the fact that a Ford Mustang and a Dodge Charger are both American muscle cars, and they are both chosen for speed. Though the two vehicles may seem similar for that reason, there are actually a lot of differences between the two if you take a close look. For this article however, we’re focusing on the most basic trim for each.

Engine

Both vehicles feature V6 engines, but they differ in engine sub-type. A 3.6L 24-valve VVT V6 engine is standard in the Dodge Charger; it’s an engine designed to open or close the valve earlier to improve performance and fuel economy. A 3.7L Ti-VCT engine, which is standard in the Ford Mustang is similar but it operates based on a twin-independent variable camshaft system, also to increase performance.

Coming in at 300 horsepower, the Ford Mustang is capable of generating about 8 more horsepower than the Dodge Charger’s 292 horsepower engine.

The Dodge Charger has a slightly better fuel economy than the Mustang. The Charger gets an average of 19 MPG when in the city and 31 MPG when on the highway and the Ford Mustang averages 17 MPG in the city and 28 MPG on the highway.
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