pros & cons

pros

  • Many strong engine choices, including the insane 840-hp Demon
  • Roomy cabin can actually accommodate four adults
  • High degree of customization thanks to many trim levels and options
  • Ride is pretty comfortable compared to its muscle-car rivals

cons

  • The Challenger is large and heavy, dulling handling
  • Rear visibility is somewhat compromised
  • Unlike main rivals, a convertible is not available
Dodge Challenger Coupe MSRP: $27295
Based on the SXT Auto RWD 5-passenger 2-dr Coupe with typically equipped options.
EPA Est. MPG 23
Transmission Automatic
Drive Train Rear Wheel Drive
Displacement 3.6 L
Passenger Volume 110.1 cu ft
Wheelbase 116 in
Length 197 in
Width 75 in
Height 57 in
Curb Weight 3894 lbs
Dodge Challenger Coupe MSRP: $27295
Based on the SXT Auto RWD 5-passenger 2-dr Coupe with typically equipped options.
  • Keyless Entry/Start
  • Aux Audio Inputs
  • Stability Control
  • Bluetooth
  • Auto Climate Control
  • Back-up camera
  • Automatic Emergency Braking
  • Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
  • Fold Flat Rear Seats
  • Alarm
  • Power Driver Seat
  • Tire Pressure Warning
  • Apple Carplay/Android Auto
  • Multi-Zone Climate Control
  • Rear Bench Seats
  • Post-collision safety system
  • Trip Computer
  • USB Inputs

Dodge Challenger 2018

2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon Expert Rundown Review

Edmunds experts get behind the wheel for the First Drive of the 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon.

Transcript

CARLOS LAGO: Over my shoulder are four Dodge Challenger SRT Demons. And in front of them is a dragstrip. I guess-- bet you could figure out what we're going to do. [ENGINE REVVING] That felt good. That felt real good. I have no idea what I just ran. I saw the speed going north or close to 140, not exactly 140. But overall, that felt good. I could probably do a little bit harder on the launch. [MUSIC PLAYING] I'm sweating like crazy. Want to see more? Check out the full video on the Edmund's YouTube channel.

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safety & reliability

5 star overall rating

Frontal Barrier Crash Rating

Overall
Driver
Passenger

Side Barrier Rating

Overall
Driver
Passenger

Rollover

Rollover
Dynamic Test Result
No Tip
Risk Of Rollover
11.1%

Side Crash Rating

Overall

Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings

Front Seat
Rear Seat
No information currently available.
Side Impact Test
P
M
A
G
Good
Roof Strength Test
P
M
A
G
Acceptable
Rear Crash Protection/Head Restraint
P
M
A
G
Acceptable
IIHS Small Overlap Front Test Results
P
M
A
G
Marginal
Moderate Overlap Front Test Results
P
M
A
G
Good
Initial Quality - Overall
3
Overall Quality - Mechanical
2
Powertrain Quality - Mechanical
2.5
Features and Accessories - Mechanical
2.5
Body & Interior Quality - Mechanical
2
Overall Quality - Design
5
Features and Accessories - Design
5
Powertrain Quality - Design
3
Body & Interior - Design
4.5
Ratings are based on J.D. Power's Initial Quality Study for the 2016 Dodge Challenger, which is the most recent data available.

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