Dodge Challenger vs BMW 4 Series

2023 Dodge Challenger
2023 Dodge Challenger
$31,965MSRP
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2022 BMW 4 Series
2022 BMW 4 Series
$45,200MSRP
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According to CarGurus experts, the overall rating for 2022 BMW 4 Series is 6.5 out of 10, while the 2023 Dodge Challenger scores 7.2 out of 10. Based on these ratings, the 2023 Dodge Challenger emerges as the more compelling choice, offering a winning combination of retro-inspired design, exhilarating performance, and practicality, making it a standout option in its class.

Overview

MSRP

$31,965

MSRP

$45,200

Average price

$31,082

Average price

$30,814

Listings

9362

Listings

4545
Ratings & Reviews
User Reviews
User Reviews

Expert reviews

7.2 out of 10

Expert reviews

6.5 out of 10
Pros
  • Terrifying to drive (in a good way)
  • Comfortable
  • Easy-to-use technology
Cons
  • Poor fuel economy
  • Outdated technology
  • Advanced safety features are not standard
Pros
  • Fun to drive
  • Plenty of cargo space
  • Impressive technology
Cons
  • Potentially polarizing styling
  • Cramped back seat
  • Poor value for money

Reviews Summary

In celebration of their final year turning perfectly good 305/35ZR20 Pirelli P Zeros into black stripes and circles on pavement, the Hemi V8-powered 2023 Challengers come in several “Last Call” special-edition models. Based on the R/T Scat Pack, the Challenger Shakedown and Swinger versions are limited to 1,000 examples each. Dodge will build 3,000 SRT Demon 170 models for the U.S. market, each making 1,025 horsepower. The rarest “Last Call” 2023 Challenger is the Black Ghost, limited to 300 units.

Verdict: For better and for worse, the 2023 Dodge Challenger is a time capsule, sending drivers back to an era where horsepower was the ultimate goal and fuel economy was a merely trivial anecdote. As it enters its final year, the Challenger offers more power than ever before, giving a dose of muscle-car performance heavy enough to match its irresistibly cool looks.

Reviews Summary

After a one-year hiatus, the BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe returns. A direct competitor to the Audi A5 Sportback, the 4 Series Gran Coupe is based on the 4 Series coupe but takes the form of a five-door hatchback offering easier rear-seat access and some of the cargo utility you'll find in an SUV. Like other 4 Series models, the Gran Coupe comes in 430i ($45,200) and M440i ($58,200) specification. However, BMW still doesn't offer an M4 performance version of the Gran Coupe. The new Gran Coupe does, however, serve as the basis for the electric BMW i4.
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Popular Features & Specs

Engine

3.6L 303 hp V6

Engine

2.0L 255 hp I4

Drive Train

RWD

Drive Train

RWD

Seating Capacity

5

Seating Capacity

5

Horsepower

303 hp @ 6350 rpm

Horsepower

255 hp @ 5000 rpm

MPG City

19

MPG City

25

MPG Highway

30

MPG Highway

34
2023 Dodge Challenger
2023 Dodge Challenger
$31,965MSRP
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2022 BMW 4 Series
2022 BMW 4 Series
$45,200MSRP
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2023 Dodge Challenger
$31,965MSRP
Overview
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2022 BMW 4 Series
$45,200MSRP
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CarGurus highlights

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According to CarGurus experts, the overall rating for 2022 BMW 4 Series is 6.5 out of 10, while the 2023 Dodge Challenger scores 7.2 out of 10. Based on these ratings, the 2023 Dodge Challenger emerges as the more compelling choice, offering a winning combination of retro-inspired design, exhilarating performance, and practicality, making it a standout option in its class.

Overview
MSRP
$31,965
$45,200
Average price
$31,082
$30,814
Listings
Ratings & Reviews
User reviews
4.6
4.6
Expert reviews

7.2 out of 10

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6.5 out of 10

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Pros & cons
Pros
  • Terrifying to drive (in a good way)
  • Comfortable
  • Easy-to-use technology
Cons
  • Poor fuel economy
  • Outdated technology
  • Advanced safety features are not standard
Pros
  • Fun to drive
  • Plenty of cargo space
  • Impressive technology
Cons
  • Potentially polarizing styling
  • Cramped back seat
  • Poor value for money
Summary

In celebration of their final year turning perfectly good 305/35ZR20 Pirelli P Zeros into black stripes and circles on pavement, the Hemi V8-powered 2023 Challengers come in several “Last Call” special-edition models. Based on the R/T Scat Pack, the Challenger Shakedown and Swinger versions are limited to 1,000 examples each. Dodge will build 3,000 SRT Demon 170 models for the U.S. market, each making 1,025 horsepower. The rarest “Last Call” 2023 Challenger is the Black Ghost, limited to 300 units.

Verdict: For better and for worse, the 2023 Dodge Challenger is a time capsule, sending drivers back to an era where horsepower was the ultimate goal and fuel economy was a merely trivial anecdote. As it enters its final year, the Challenger offers more power than ever before, giving a dose of muscle-car performance heavy enough to match its irresistibly cool looks.

After a one-year hiatus, the BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe returns. A direct competitor to the Audi A5 Sportback, the 4 Series Gran Coupe is based on the 4 Series coupe but takes the form of a five-door hatchback offering easier rear-seat access and some of the cargo utility you'll find in an SUV. Like other 4 Series models, the Gran Coupe comes in 430i ($45,200) and M440i ($58,200) specification. However, BMW still doesn't offer an M4 performance version of the Gran Coupe. The new Gran Coupe does, however, serve as the basis for the electric BMW i4.
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Popular Features & Specs
Engine
3.6L 303 hp V6
2.0L 255 hp I4
Drive Train
RWD
RWD
Seating Capacity
5
5
Horsepower
303 hp @ 6350 rpm
255 hp @ 5000 rpm
MPG City
19
25
MPG Highway
30
34
Look and feel
2023 Dodge Challenger
6/10
2022 BMW 4 Series
9/10
CarGurus experts rate the 2022 BMW 4 Series 6 out of 10 and the 2023 Dodge Challenger 9 out of 10 for look and feel. The 2022 BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe offers a sleek and aerodynamic design, with a long hood, fast windshield, and sporty roofline. However, the large, controversial grille and some design details may polarize opinions. The interior features modern asymmetrical geometric shapes, but some luxury features are only available on the M440i model. The 2023 Dodge Challenger Black Ghost boasts a retro-inspired design with unique touches, such as the "gator skin" roof graphic and chrome accents. The interior offers premium materials and a driver-centric layout, providing a modern classic driving experience.
Performance
2023 Dodge Challenger
8/10
2022 BMW 4 Series
10/10
CarGurus experts rate the 2022 BMW 4 Series 8 out of 10 and the 2023 Dodge Challenger 10 out of 10 for performance. The 2022 BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe offers a lively driving experience, with a responsive turbocharged engine and precise handling. It comes with a range of driving modes and optional performance packages for enhanced driving dynamics. The 2023 Dodge Challenger Black Ghost impresses with its supercharged 6.2-liter V8 Hellcat engine, delivering exhilarating acceleration and a thrilling driving experience.
Form and function
2023 Dodge Challenger
5/10
2022 BMW 4 Series
8/10
CarGurus experts rate the 2022 BMW 4 Series 5 out of 10 and the 2023 Dodge Challenger 8 out of 10 for form and function. The 2022 BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe offers a practical hatchback design with a spacious cargo area, but its rear seat and entry/exit space may be limited. In contrast, the 2023 Dodge Challenger provides a comfortable and practical interior, with spacious front seats and a generous trunk space, making it suitable for daily usability.
Technology
2023 Dodge Challenger
8/10
2022 BMW 4 Series
7/10
CarGurus experts rate the 2022 BMW 4 Series 8 out of 10 and the 2023 Dodge Challenger 7 out of 10 for technology. The 2022 BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe features the iDrive 7 infotainment system with a large touchscreen, physical controls, and advanced connectivity options. It also offers a range of connected services and driver assistance features. The 2023 Dodge Challenger Black Ghost comes with the Uconnect touchscreen infotainment system, providing intuitive controls and access to performance-related features.
Safety
2023 Dodge Challenger
8/10
2022 BMW 4 Series
3/10
CarGurus experts rate the 2022 BMW 4 Series 8 out of 10 and the 2023 Dodge Challenger 3 out of 10 for safety. The 2022 BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe offers a comprehensive suite of driver assistance and safety features, including collision warning, emergency braking, and advanced driving aids. In contrast, the 2023 Dodge Challenger Black Ghost provides limited safety features, with basic assistance systems and fewer advanced safety technologies.
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