2006 Dodge Charger Overview

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Base
Avg. Price: $9,300
RT
Avg. Price: $12,848
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Avg. Price: $18,549
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4.75 stars

Based on 106 reviews

'06 Charger Sxt by Larry
 — I have owned a 06 charger for under a year, and it is definitely the 'fanciest' car I have ever owned. These cars have fantastic luxury-car class interiors, are very spacious, and have excellently ... Read More
Very Nice Car! by Gr8Dane
 — Only had the car for less than a week, so I don't know about the Reliabilty or the maintenance costs, but everything else is five Stars! Only exception is the rear seats. I am 6'5", so my drivers seat... Read More
My '06 Charger Sxt by Jake
 — Performance- Decent 3.5L High Output V6 (Not bad top speed and acceleration, 4 wheel Disk Breaks could be better, It cant make a turn to save its life but it rides smoothly, RWD (Not good In the sn... Read More

2006 Dodge Charger Overview

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Based on 106 reviews

2006 Dodge Charger

The rebirth of the Dodge Charger combines the concerns of today's car buyer (fuel economy, safety, handling) with the nostalgia for a muscle car era where speed and cool lines ruled.

The 2006 Dodge Charger has been reborn as a four-door sedan (to the disappointment of some old Charger fans), but with a powerful engine to open up on empty back roads.  Built on a Dodge Magnum platform, though a bit longer, it's basically a family sports car.  The 2006 Charger is available in five trims.  The base SE model has a 3.5-liter V6 engine rated at 250 hp, and plenty of standard features that are often options in other cars (power everything, traction control, adjustable seats).  The SXT is an SE with leather-wrapped steering wheel, chrome grille, remote exterior mirrors, 60/40 split-fold seats, and other add-ons.  

For those not as interested in fuel economy, the R/T model's biggest draw is its 5.7-liter, Hemi V8 engine rated at 340-hp.  It has been clocked at 0-60 in six seconds and can alternate between four and eight cylinders.  It comes standard with a 5-speed AutoStick transmission that allows you to shift between automatic and manual.  Also standard are leather seats, heated mirrors and seats, 18-inch wheels, and a 19-gallon gas tank.  The R/T is also available with a Road and Track package, that is geared more for high performance steering and suspension and ups the horsepower to 350.  Finally, the Daytona R/T is basically the R/T with a sportier look, including bold color options, a honeycomb grille, rear spoiler, suede interior accents, and an R/T badge harking back to the '70s street racer.

On the outside, the Dodge Charger is more rounded and curvy than its classic grandfather, but retains the long, forward-propelling hood.  A gently sloping roof, large angled headlights, a cross-hair grille, and tinted windhsields round out the look.  Inside, the instrument panel is recessed in tunneled pockets with silver accents.

The car has been rated highly by experts and owners alike, who point out its quiet and comfortable ride (due to the high-performance suspension and traction control) precise steering, responsive brakes, and excellent power.  Complaints include a lack of steering feedback and, despite a roomy interior (40-inches of legroom), the low roof makes it tight for taller folks.  Many were disappointed by the use of plastic on the dashboard.

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Dodge Charger Questions

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2006 Charger Rt Stalls Just After Fill Up

I have experienced something strange and would like to know if others have had the same problem. A week ago I fill the charger up (premium) and then made a very short drive to the local DD drive up a...

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I Have A 2006 Charger R/t Daytona And Dont Know What Other Mods To Get For ...

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My 2006 Dodge Chargee Starts Making A Clicking Noise After I Turn On The Ac...

HAS THE HAPPENED TO ANYONE AND WHAT WAS THE PROBLEM

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Car Will Not Start When I Turn The Key.

All the lights come on the dash , radio works , fan runs but when turn to start. nothing. Replaced starter relay still nothing. What do I try next.

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Feels Like Engine Has Govenor

From time to time the engine acts like it is govenor mode. Acclerates slowly to about 65 and as slow as 35 then will not go faster even with pedal to the floor. The engine does NOT race during these...

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