2019 Dodge Charger
Dodge has a legacy of performance, and it continues with the Dodge Charger lineup. From pulsing power to unexpected efficiency, it makes for a memorable ride. The low, lean profile and scalloped bodyside execute an amped-up attitude with a choice of 14 different available wheel designs. From the driver seat to the backseat, the Dodge Charger was crafted to provide the ultimate in high-performance comfort and road-ready reliance with 104.7 cubic feet of passenger space. Dodge didn’t just focus on making the engine more powerful. They also loaded the vehicle with cutting-edge technology that helps things keep being smooth and connected.
6.2L HEMI V8
Avail. Engine Type
When it comes to power the Charger SXT trims come with a 3.6-liter V6 engine that puts out 292 horsepower. The SXT AWD and GT trims have a 300-horsepower version of the same motor. The R/T trim features a 370-horsepower 5.7-liter V8, while the R/T Scat Pack comes with a 6.4-liter V8 that puts out 485 horsepower and 475 pound-feet of torque.
The V8 engine delivers superb acceleration. The high-performance SRT Hellcat comes with a supercharged 6.2-liter V8 that generates 707 horsepower and 650 pound-feet of torque. This engine blares the Charger forward with an acceleration that only a few sports cars can muster, as the Hellcat’s speedometer can go up to 200 mph.
All available models feature an eight-speed automatic transmission. With its base engine, the Charger gets an EPA-estimated 19 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the highway. The compact V8 is rated at 16/25 mpg city/highway, the 6.4-liter at 15/24 mpg city/highway, and the Hellcat goes 13/22 mpg city/highway.
Handling and Braking
The Charger grasps well for a large sedan, with minimal body roll when taking turns at speed. Available features – including multiple sport suspensions and Brembo brakes- refine performance. All trims come with rear-wheel drive except the all-wheel-drive SXT AWD.
The iconic design, scalloped bodysides, and grille designs give the Dodge Charger a sleek, chiseled and aggressive look. The grille leaves no question about this retro-modern muscle car’s history. The hood on the Dodge Charger models GT, R/T and, R/T Scat Pack delivers quite a punch. It depicts an aluminum power bulge with a functional scoop to keep the engine at its optimal operating temperature.
The Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat screams performance with a functional hood scoop plus dual air extractors to guarantee effective removal of heat in the engine pocket. The available Remote Vehicle Start system can start the engine and automatically trigger the climate control settings, defrost and also trigger the available heated seats.
The five-seat Charger comes standard with cloth upholstery and power-adjustable front seats. Available are performance seats with added side support, ventilated front seats, leather upholstery, Nappa leather upholstery, and heated rear seats and heated steering wheel.
The Charger has three full sets of LATCH connectors for installing car seats. Front seats are spacious and remain supportive during long drives. The rear seats have ample room for adult passengers and can comfortably seat three passengers.
The 2019 Dodge Charger comes with Infotainment, Bluetooth, and Navigation. The Charger comes with four USB ports, Uconnect infotainment system, 7-inch touch screen, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, a six-speaker audio system and satellite radio. Also available is an upgraded Uconnect system with navigation and an 8.4-inch touch screen.
The infotainment system is quite impressive. It’s incredibly user-friendly thanks to its easy-to-master interface and responsive touch screen. There are also physical controls for some functions as well.
Safety Features and Warranty
When it comes to security, Dodge offers several available features that help detect your environment. It is available Lane Keep Assist, Full-Speed Forward Collision Warning with Active Braking, Lane Departure Warning, Blind Spot Monitoring and Rear Cross Path Detection.
There is also highly advanced sensor-driven features available on the Dodge Charger that help identify potentially hazardous conditions and react instantly. Dodge packs plenty of standard and available safety features to keep driver and passenger protected. Advanced multistage front airbag supplemental full-length side-curtain airbags, front seat-mounted pelvic-thoracic side airbags and, a driver side knee blocker airbag all come standard.
Dodge comes with a 5-year/ 60,000-mile Powertrain Limited Warranty for gas engines, transmission, and drive systems. The Basic Limited Warranty provides bumper-to-bumper coverage for 3-year/ 36,000-Miles. It’s also transferable, and it also includes towing.
Most vehicles come with roadside assistance service with the 5-year/100,000-Mile. Service contracts are backed up by FCA US LLC. Also included are Mopar Parts & Accessories Limited Warranties which provides for a different time and mileage limitations and warranty coverage that is not covered in the Basic Limited Warranty.