2006 Dodge Charger User Reviews

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    2006 Dodge Charger RT Review
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    Used As A Daily Driver To And From Work. — Fast car, built great but with small problems. The cost of ownership such as maintenance and gas isnt all that impressive unless you use it as a highway only car. VERY fun to drive, amazing pick up and will turn most men into giggling girls. I also need to add that with 06 charger's there is a EXPENSIVE fix with the shifter that can be done by almost anyone that has a screw driver. If your shifter wont allow you to come out of park, its time to start tearing that part of the shift apart. It only takes a few moments to pull out the cup holder *in the center* and to undo a few screws. Dodge developed this car with full intentions of forcing the consumer to have to go to their garages to fix stupid crap. Once you have the shift apart, you can literally reach down into it and use a finger to compress a switch, which will allow you to pull the shifter out of park etc. You will notice there is a HOT PINK colored piece of plastic down in the shifter. It is attached to attached to a HIGH tension spring that will snap a tiny piece of that plastic off, and render your car useless until fixed. If you take it into a dealership, they will charge u close to 300.00+. You can buy an ALUMINUM replacement online that wont break and change it yourself for 14.00-24.00 depending on where u find it online. One of many stupid ideas DODGE has done to force a consumer into their dealership to force repairs.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Fast, beautiful

    Cons: Gas Mileage, Maintenance

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    Great Car For The Money — A real head turner and an unusually good all around vehicle. For the money, it cannot be beaten. Great when driving slow and even better when asked to run. Almost seven years now and with 47000 miles still as distinctive as ever. I rather like it better than the newer Charger to be honest. A set of tires and rear brakes and that is all maintenance wise. GREAT CAR!

    Owner for 2 years, 0 months

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

    Miles Driven per Year:9,000

    Pros: Power, braking, handling, room and exclusivity of only 4,000 produced

    Cons: Fuel mileage, BUT that is expected

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    Very Nice Car! — 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 is pretty much all the way to the rear. Doesn't leave much room for the passenger behind me. Luckily my daughters are small enough to still be confortable. :) I bought the car used with 14K miles on it. I knew it had some minor electrical problems when I bought it, but I'm working on those. (See "Cons" above for more recent additions) The car handles great. The steering is very smooth. The sound of the car is amazing, and gets turned heads all the time! The car is powerful. When I want to burn rubber, I have no doubt that I can. Even times when I'd rather not (ie cop right behind me) it still does at times. But that's just driver error. I am still getting used to a Charger Daytona Hemi, vs my old Magnum v6. :) The look is great, and the car itself, just owning it, has peaked my interest in automotive. I now find myself in Napa, and other car stores, shopping for parts just because. I just bought new 20" rims and brand new tires for the car, so the looks has just improved even more than it already was, and the handling should improve too. The braking is a little mushy, but that may be the case that I need to replace them. Even when breaking traction, I still felt in control of the car, and can handle J-turns, etc. fluidly. Nothing that I don't love about this car yet. I'm sure the maintenanc costs will be a little bit high, as it's not your average family car, but that was expected when I bought it. All in all, I am looking forward to owning this car!

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

    Pros: Very Sleek look, GREAT power, Excellenet handling

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    Interior noise is higher than your average car, due to the engine. I believe that my tailpipes are whole, and that the noise is solely from the Hemi engine. With windows up and sunroof closed, it's not as bad, but still loud.

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    2006 Dodge Charger RT Review
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    The Luxury Muscle Sedan Feel — I give this Charger a 5 out of 5 on everything. For it's size and weight (4160 LBS) it has pretty good acceleration/power. I definitely love the looks of it but then again this one is the Daytona R/T not just the regular R/T. I haven't had to get anything fixed yet so I can't really comment on maintenance costs. Both the back and front seats have plenty of room and are extremely comfortable, the leather with suede inserts definitely give it that luxury muscle car feel. Extremely reliable, I haven't had a problem with it yet. It is a 4D sedan, so it is definitely a family car but at the same time it is a performance car that is fun to drive. For a car weighing 4,160 LBS I would say it gets really good gas mileage especially since it has a 5.7L V8 in it. For me compared to other cars in it's class it is the best bang for the buck. The cargo room is pretty impressive it has a really big trunk, it doesn't look nearly as big as it actually is just looking at the car without the trunk open. The handling on the car is pretty darn impressive even in rain and snow, it can turn and stop on a dime with out fish tailing or skidding. I would definitely recommend the Charger R/T Daytona to anyone looking for a powerful sports sedan.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: The power/fuel economy

    Cons: Maybe the weight but that is a real maybe.

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    Suburban Musle Car — I purchased the 2006 Dodge Charger RT new in 2006 and I have to say it has treated me well over the years it just turned 100,000 and still runs and looks great. I am pleased the charger has held up so well, I'm not easy on it. Great acceleration and braking the car handles hard corners so well for a big vehicle it is hard to believe. After all these years I still enjoy driving the Charger.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Power and the Hemi sound is great, handles well for a large car and looks good. If you keep your foot out of it the gas milage is good 23 MPG highway.

    Cons: Front suspension control arms have given me fits.

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    Big But Nimble — Has an incredibly comfortable interior, a compliment heard from passengers all the time. Despite its size it is very nimble. Despite being an 06, it still turns heads and has a presence... since installing the aggressive exhaust system. Traction control is fantastic, very impressive on its reliability. There is slight hesitation when the car attempts to accelerate after shifting to Drive from Reverse. When in "auto-stick" mode the computer will not allow the engine to red line which does limit performance at times. For anyone interested in a car with a unique design, comfortable and powerful acceleration, this is definitely the car for you!

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Unique, sexy appearance, comfortable interior, great lines, great traction control.

    Cons: Auto-stick doesn't allow redlining, sometimes hestitates when going from Reverse to Drive.

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    2006 Dodge Charger RT Review
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    Power Ranked 2005 Ford Mustang V6 Deluxe better.
    "Less Weight."
    Back Seats Ranked 2005 Ford Mustang V6 Deluxe worse.
    "Simply more room."
    2006 Dodge Charger Base Review
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    Handling Ranked 2005 Buick LeSabre Custom better.
    "I had a park avenue and it drove great"
    Family Car Ranked 2005 Buick LeSabre Custom better.
    "more room"
    2006 Dodge Charger SRT8 Review
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    This car has a beautiful body style and can float down an open road smoothly. Problems I saw with this car the many times I drove it is that it doesnt handle as well as the Impala SS, it doesnt pick up as fast and its not as sharp looking on the inside. There is a lot of space which makes it great for trips.
    Front Seats Ranked 2006 Chevrolet Impala SS better.
    "Quality and comfort."
    Cargo Capacity Ranked 2006 Chevrolet Impala SS worse.
    "The charger is a bit larger and can hold just a bit more stuff than the Impala."

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    2014 Dodge Charger Reviews

    Great Daily Driver And Highway Cruiser By magnumforc

    The 2014 Charger R/T was the last generation of this vehicle with the massive front end. Combined with the "Blacktop Package" which blacks out the entire trim to a monochrome body and trim color gives... Read More

    The Heart And Soul Of What American Muscle Should Be. By r33inpa

    Dodge went all out with the new styling of the 2014 Dodge Charger R/T. Big V8 that has plenty of room for the family and ample storing in the trunk. I'm 6''1 and 240 lbs and can sit comfortable in the... Read More

    2013 Dodge Charger Reviews

    Pleasant Surprise By Canar

    I was looking for a 4 door luxury car in the middle 30K range. I drove a lot of different cars and at the time was stuck on the Avalon. The dealerships by me did not want to give me a fair deal on an ... Read More

    Great Bang For Your Buck By Flex

    Love this car lots of aftermarket accessories and very reliable small things dodge need to fix but overall I'm satisfied. I'm 6'5 and have 2 toddlers and its enough room for us. might need an SUV next... Read More

    2012 Dodge Charger Reviews

    Love At First Sight By Andrew_Molina

    I liked the whole look of it and how it drove. Especially all the room the car has. It truly is what a full size sedan should be like and nothing less. It drives very smoothly and is easy to manuver. ... Read More

    I Like It. By charlene0147

    I like the handling, the sound of it after I installed the CAI, looking for more take off power. I like the look of the car, the space on the inside, and when I got it, it didn't have many miles on i... Read More

    2011 Dodge Charger Reviews

    Big Comfortable Cruiser By Indulgenceiniowa

    Great car, even the gas mileage has exceeded my expectations. The car is incredibly smooth on the highway. Very fast, color combination of billet silver/camel interior is great. This car has an inc... Read More

    Nice Old Guy Car By pwalker321

    Comfortable ride and good gas mileage. Looks cool but shoulda got the v8! Great for the money even though interior was a little on the cheap side. If you want a charger, go with the nicer trim, not ju... Read More

    2010 Dodge Charger Reviews

    2010 Dodge Charger Sxt By kbarger

    I love the muscular look of the car as well as the ride but I wish mine had leather seats and a sunroof. The auxiliary jack makes it a breeze to listen to music stored on my phone. The spoiler on the ... Read More

    Sporty By johnrnolte

    Looks good, but poor long term car. I have had the entire steering system and struts replaced twice. I like the low slung windows and very supportive front seats. Radio has satellite radio, but it wil... Read More

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