1970 Dodge Challenger User Reviews

1970 Dodge Challenger Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 12 reviews

  • Performance:4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5
  • Appearance:4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars 4.8 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Overall: 4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5

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"speed" 5 reviews
"power" 4 reviews
"ride" 3 reviews
"beautiful car" 2 reviews
"sound" 2 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 5 reviews

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RemoWilliams writes:
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4

Pros

Runs like a bat out of hell.

Cons

Cost to restore.

RemoWilliams
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Beautiful Work From Mopar — Dangerously fast car for some who never drove a car with 500 hp. Safe to say it is easy to get into trouble with this one. But it is a blast to drive. It may be on the auction block in the near future.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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frankyb writes:
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Styling, Reliability, Reputation, Performance, Babe magnet

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Gas Mileage, very conspicuous, Cop magnet

frankyb
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Dream Car That Is Reliable, Stylish And Somewhat Attainable — My 1970 Challenger is a basic small block version but still packs in tons of fun!!. Most older muscle cars have great brawn reputations but lack in the handling department. I upgraded my E-body Challenger with Hotchkis Total Suspension that literally transformed my car. It is now a world class handling machine that circles the skid pad at .93g. The new SRT8 Challenger can only manage .84g. Aside from the suspension upgrades, my car is pretty much stock. It is reliable, tough and very attractive. It's the ultimate muscle car.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Frank writes:
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The looks, sound and performance when you drive

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still runs on leaded gasoline so a special (expensive) lead addative needs to be mixed with the gasoline

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Challenger T/a — My first car when I turned 16. Bought it in April of 1997 and still have it. Original numbers matching car with 35,000 miles. (32k when bought in 97') Only driven for fun a leisure, multiple national show winner and featured in several magazine articles over the years. Very rare, very flashy and very fast muscle car.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Brett writes:
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there usually fast built strong and it will give u a thrill

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not good gas milage,

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Mopar — it has a good 440 hemi in it tires are new and new rims the color is great gota love plum crazy purple very nice detail in the paint and rag top new gas cap the engin puts out alot of extra horse power from the turbo charger also

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Kinyua writes:
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Looks

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Gas guzzling.

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Dodge '70. — Well... as muscle cars go, this one is quite unique. Lots of power and torque. Has a really solid frame. Interior needs work but exterior is really beautiful. Drag racing this thing is good stuff. Its a gas guzzler though.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Ethan writes:
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Beast car

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nothing

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Beast Car — Best car in the world its fast and reliable works all the time hemi is one of the best engins in the world Very little it is super fun to drive You will be goin 150 it is the best car in the world

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Joakim writes:
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The amasing design of the Challenger

Cons

Nothing sucks!

35

Dodge Challenger R/t — Dodge Challenger R/T 383 magnum original but it got a 451 stroke now, with edelbrock performance cylinder heads. Holly dp 850 carburator and a prepped 727 aut transmission . I have restored it with my dad, the car is nearly in new condition.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Joseph writes:
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Strong, Awesome looks. Great ride.

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I dont have enough time to get things done on it.

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I Will Not Give This Car Up For Anyone. My Exwife Proved That..... — Well, It's Triple Black, fourspeed, 440 Six pack, Aside from hot as hell in the summer, It will burn the tires in all four gears.I need to do a full resoration on it, to finish up the little things it needs. It has the normal Challenger tinny door shut sound. OH And check this 18 miles a gallon. Eat that Obama....

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Keith1007 writes:
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Looks fast, reasonably comfortable bucket seats, synchromesh trans, limited slip differential, Rallye wheels, chick magnet

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AM radio only. reverse lockout, Lucas electrics. low mpg, tendency to over heat

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My First Car — One of the most beautiful cars ever built, but unless you had a big block engine or a Hemi, it wasn't a really fast car. Suspension was stiff and the mileage was terrible. But this is a beautiful body, who wouldn't want it.

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Gerry writes:
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Beautiful, Mopar, Built 383, alot of horses. smokes almost anything

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Needs a little bit of work. not a 440 or 426 yet. cant drive it year round (damn snow)

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Love This Car. Amazing. Just Wait Til I Get The 440-6 — Same as above. needs a little work, interior nice but under dash electrical needs work. More power!!! 440- 6 pack soon!

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2012 Dodge Challenger Reviews

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2011 Dodge Challenger Reviews

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2010 Dodge Challenger Reviews

My Car Takes Me Places That I Would Have Never Gone Without It. By Dustin

My car is very reliable, but it is not a family car. It moves quickly, and has good steering. It is red so it stands out in the parking lot. It is my dream car, and it always gets looks where ever I d... Read More

It's An Eye-turner! By Terree

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