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1989 Dodge Lancer ES FWD
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2021 Dodge Charger
GT AWD
MSRP
$35,570
Invoice
$34,619
Average Price Paid
$34,542
234 listings nationwide

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ES FWD
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GT AWD
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ES FWD
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2021 Dodge Charger
GT AWD
Stephen Edelstein Test Drive Review:

When it comes to American muscle cars, few do it better than the Dodge Charger. It’s a unique breed—new four-door muscle cars just aren’t sold in the United States. anymore. There is a...

1989 Dodge Lancer
ES FWD

Only a brief time on the market, the Dodge Lancer was a roomy, mid-sized 5-door hatchback that served as a good economy car. For those wanting a bit more thrill behind the wheel, the ...

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  • Look and Feel 7
  • Performance 9
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 6
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 8
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Specs

2021 Dodge Charger
GT AWD
1989 Dodge Lancer
ES FWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
18 MPG
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21 MPG
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Fuel Economy, Highway
27 MPG
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31 MPG
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Fuel Tank Volume 18.5 gal --
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
300 hp @ 6,350 RPM
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100 hp @ 4,400 RPM
100 hp @ 4,400 RPM
Torque
264 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
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135 lb-ft @ 2,800 RPM
135 lb-ft @ 2,800 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.2:1
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9:1
9:1
Displacement
3,600 cc
2,500 cc
2,500 cc
2,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.78 in x 3.27 in
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Safety
ABS Brakes Standard --
Driver Airbag Standard --
Passenger Airbag Standard --
Front Side Airbags Standard --
Curtain Airbags Standard --
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Driver 4 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 4 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Rollover 4 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Optional
Leather Seats -- Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Cassette Player -- Optional
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Optional
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.8 in 41 in
Back Legroom 40.1 in 36 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 16.5 cu ft --
Maximum Payload 1,118 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs --
Exterior
Length 200.8 in 180 in
Width 82.7 in 68 in
Height 58.5 in 52 in
Wheelbase 120 in 103 in

Available Options

2021 Dodge Charger
GT AWD

Exterior Colors

  • F8 Green
  • Frostbite
  • Go Mango
  • Granite Pearlcoat
  • HELLRAISIN
  • Indigo Blue
  • Octane Red Pearlcoat
  • Pitch Black Clearcoat
  • SINAMON Stick
  • Smoke Show
  • Torred Clearcoat
  • Triple Nickel Clearcoat
  • White Knuckle Clearcoat

Option Packages

  • Cold Weather Package
  • Alpine Audio Group W/Subwoofer
  • Blacktop Package
  • Driver Convenience Group
  • Gloss Black Painted Roof
  • Navigation & Travel Group
  • Plus Group
  • Power Sunroof
  • Technology Group
1989 Dodge Lancer
ES FWD

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