Dodge Challenger and Dodge Charger: What Is The Difference?

New Dodge Challenger

New Dodge Charger

Here at Danbury Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram FIAT, drivers who are seeking out some excitement and thrills from their vehicle, but also wish to find something with everyday appeal both the Dodge Challenger and Dodge Charger give you that choice. Our dealership has both models here, and one common question people ask when deciding between the two is whether one holds any advantages over the other, and what the differences are between them. We've set out to answer that for you, as we showcase how both the Challenger and Charger are standouts, but do have some key differences!

Challenger vs. Charger: Power and Performance

With the Dodge Challenger, you're going to find there are multiple trim levels and engine options available. There's plenty of choice and that starts with the number of engines you can choose from, which provide high-octane performance and thrills including:

  • A standard 3.6-liter V6 with 305 horsepower
  • A 5.7-liter HEMI® V8 engine with 375 horsepower on a manual transmission and 372 with automatic
  • A 6.4-liter V8 with 485 horsepower
  • A 6.2-liter Hellcat V8 with 707 horsepower
  • An 840-horsepower V8 on the Challenger SRT Demon

Onboard the Dodge Charger, you're also going to find standout trim levels, plus multiple engines which also give you standout power and thrilling driving, as these engines include:

  • A standard 3.6-liter V6 with 292 horsepower
  • A 3.6-liter V6 with 300 horsepower
  • A 5.7-liter HEMI® V8 with 370 horsepower
  • A 6.4-liter V8 with 485 horsepower
  • A supercharged V8 with 707 horsepower

Challenger Dashboard


Charger Dashboard


Charger vs. Challenger: Pricing

We know that costs are always going to be one way to compare different vehicles. For those in the Danbury and Norwalk areas who are looking at both these options, you're going to find there's a variety of pricing options starting at the base models, and moving up from there. Both the Challenger and the Charger are priced similarly, with the Challenger only slightly coming in at a little less, but both truly present standout options and it's down to your preferences and what is in your budget.

Challenger vs. Charger: Size Comparison

The main difference between these two sporty muscle cars is how many doors there are. Both are able to seat five on most trim levels, so it comes down to whether you want two or four doors.

The Challenger is a two-door coupe, while the Charger is a four-door sedan with generous trunk and cargo space. For that easy access for you and you passengers, you might consider the Charger, but the Challenger certainly has enough space for others too.

Challenger vs. Charger: Features and Amenities

When it comes to features available, both the Challenger and Charger are quite similar in what they offer. You'll find plenty of convenience with onboard technology as each provide you with a touch display, smartphone integration, hands-free and voice command technology, plus driver assistance features with many different safety alerts to help keep you alert on the road. You can also find climate control adjustments, different seat colors and fabric options, all to find the Challenger or Charger that is right for you!

Explore the Dodge Challenger and Charger in Danbury Today

Here at Danbury Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram FIAT, we'd be happy to go over all our current Dodge Challenger and Charger options with you in our showroom serving Norwalk, New Milford and across state lines in Brewster, NY. If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us today!

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