2008 Dodge Charger Overview

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Fleet AWD
Avg. Price: $11,070
R/T
Avg. Price: $16,035
R/T AWD
Avg. Price: $16,623
SE
Avg. Price: $11,404
SRT8
Avg. Price: $23,285
SXT
Avg. Price: $12,707
SXT AWD
Avg. Price: $12,545

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Average User Score

4.65 stars

Based on 63 reviews

Super Combination Of Fun And Practical, All Sports Car Even With The Rear Doors... by pipergraphics
 — 2008 Hemi orange Daytona - 7k miles so far - 1 ticket. Love this car! I traded a porsche 911 in for this Daytona and figured that I'd have buyer's remorse at some point - but not yet! This car does... Read More
2008 Charger Daytona R/t by Hemi676
 — This car is beyond awesome!!! It handles like a dream and the 350 horsepower is more than enough to please. I spotted this car at the dealer, took a cell phone picture and sent it to my wife, her two ... Read More
2008 Charger R/t by Reid
 — Torque-monster. Rated at 350hp, this is a perfect street car. Amazingly fun to drive. Has enough power and acceleration to put a smile on anyone's face on the street and has potential for track uses. ... Read More

2008 Dodge Charger Overview

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Based on 63 reviews

2008 Dodge Charger

Resurrected in 2006 and improved for 2007, the Dodge Charger continues to blaze the trail of NASCAR and muscle-car nostalgia for 2008. The Charger represents a unique combination of muscle and brains: a performance sports sedan that can carry the whole family in swift comfort and spaciousness.

These nostalgia machines come in three basic trim lines with one of four engine offerings. The SE base level is equipped with a 2.7-liter, 178-hp V6, which is probably not the best choice for this nearly two-ton sedan. The SXT trim offers a 3.5-liter, 250-hp V6. Reviewers saw 17.9-21 mpg, averaging 19.4 mpg in extended use.

The R/T line moves into the heart of nostalgia territory with a 5.7-liter, 340-hp Hemi V8. A Daytona performance option provides 350-hp through the addition of a specially tuned exhaust system. 0-60 on the R/T comes up in 5.8 seconds. The 5.7-liter Hemi is equipped with Dodgeâ??s Multi-Displacement System, which deactivates 4 of the 8 cylinders during light acceleration or cruising. The EPA estimates 15/23 mpg city/highway, while reviewers saw 14.3 mpg in mostly city driving and 16.9 mpg in mostly highway driving. An all-wheel-drive system comes only with the SXT and R/T trims.

At the heart of this nostalgia trip sit the SRT8 and Super Bee options, both of which feature a mighty 6.1-liter, 425-hp Hemi V8. This is certified muscle-car territory, with 0-60 zipping by in five seconds flat. But this car is not pure muscle - it can turn, stop, and carry its passengers in relative comfort.

The back seat is a real back seat, so that even with the front seats back, there's plenty of room, and being a four door, that space is easily accessible for kids or full-sized adults. And the ride, unlike the first-generation muscle car's, is smooth and composed. Naturally, with the firmer suspensions of the performance models, there will be some shuddering on broken pavement, but as a highway cruiser the Charger is a joy. Reviewers recommend the AWD versions for snowy environs, but thatâ??s the beauty of this nostalgia runner: It's practical.

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Dodge Charger Questions

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How Do You Replace The Heater Control And Headlight Control Backlights On A...

The backlight on headlight control is out as well as a portion of the backlighting on the heater control panel. Happened at different times. Thinking it has several small bulbs like always. If so h...

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2008 Dodge Charger Will Not Start! Please Help!!!

Forgive me for being too descriptive or long winded but I wanted to make sure I provided as much information and detail as possible to make the diagnosis much easier. I have a 2008 Dodge Charger 2.7L...

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Dodge Charger Want Start Can Someone Help Me?

my 2008 Dodge Charger will not start. The lights on the dash board is not showing, but when i put the remote key in the switch the security light flash once but it want start. It started later on, but...

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Where And What Number Is The Cigarette Lighter Fuse

I need help locating the fuse and the number fuse i need to use for a 2008 dodge charger cigarette lighter on the dash and inside the console

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2008 Dodge Charger Wont Start.

i get no electrical to my gauges only in car lights and the open door beeping. i have replaced the battery, tested the starter, replaced the starter relay, and disconnected the battery for 30 mins. ...

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