Chevrolet Cruze vs Dodge Charger

2023 Dodge Charger
2023 Dodge Charger
$34,230MSRP
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2018 Chevrolet Cruze
2018 Chevrolet Cruze
$16,975MSRP
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2023 Dodge Charger
$34,230MSRP
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2018 Chevrolet Cruze
$16,975MSRP
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Overview

MSRP

$34,230

MSRP

$16,975

Average price

$27,280

Average price

$9,700

Listings

9176

Listings

5737
Ratings & Reviews
User Reviews
User Reviews

Expert reviews

7.8 out of 10

Expert reviews

6.7 out of 10
Pros
  • Powerful engine
  • Fun to drive
  • Stylish design
Cons
  • Outdated technology
  • Poor fuel economy
  • Underwhelming base engine

Reviews Summary

Hooligans and cops everywhere are saying their final goodbyes to the Dodge Charger, a full-size sedan both sides of the law have exonerated for intimidation and respect. The Charger, along with the Chrysler 300 and Dodge Challenger coupe that share its 1990s-era Mercedes platform, will be discontinued after the 2023 model year. At one time the most powerful production sedan in the world—and still the most powerful running on gas—the Charger's replacement will be a trendy EV that Dodge doesn't really want to build. That's the law, though, so the Charger departs in full smoke and fury with three special edition Last Call models built in limited numbers for its final year. We drove one, a 2023 Charger Swinger, for a proper send-off.

Reviews Summary

As the dissonant chords of Dieselgate still resonate throughout the industry, most car companies have abandoned efforts toward any future diesel-powered cars. A $15 billion fine will have that sort of chilling effect. But Chevrolet has taken a different approach, instead seeing the mass retreat from diesel as an opportunity to fill a void. As the driver Jean-Pierre Sarti said in Frankenheimer’s 1966 epic “Grand Prix”: “When I see something really horrible, I put my foot down. Hard! Because I know that everyone else is lifting his.”
Popular Features & Specs

Engine

3.6L 292 hp V6

Engine

1.4L 153 hp I4

Drive Train

RWD

Drive Train

FWD

Seating Capacity

5

Seating Capacity

5

Horsepower

292 hp @ 6350 rpm

Horsepower

153 hp @ 5600 rpm

MPG City

19

MPG City

27

MPG Highway

30

MPG Highway

40
2023 Dodge Charger
2023 Dodge Charger
$34,230MSRP
Overview
Overview
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2018 Chevrolet Cruze
2018 Chevrolet Cruze
$16,975MSRP
Overview
Overview
OverviewShop Now
2023 Dodge Charger
$34,230MSRP
Overview
Overview
OverviewShop Now
2018 Chevrolet Cruze
$16,975MSRP
Overview
Overview
OverviewShop Now
Overview
MSRP
$34,230
$16,975
Average price
$27,280
$9,700
Listings
Ratings & Reviews
User reviews
4.6
4.3
Expert reviews

7.8 out of 10

Read full review

6.7 out of 10

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Pros & cons
Pros
  • Powerful engine
  • Fun to drive
  • Stylish design
Cons
  • Outdated technology
  • Poor fuel economy
  • Underwhelming base engine
Summary
Hooligans and cops everywhere are saying their final goodbyes to the Dodge Charger, a full-size sedan both sides of the law have exonerated for intimidation and respect. The Charger, along with the Chrysler 300 and Dodge Challenger coupe that share its 1990s-era Mercedes platform, will be discontinued after the 2023 model year. At one time the most powerful production sedan in the world—and still the most powerful running on gas—the Charger's replacement will be a trendy EV that Dodge doesn't really want to build. That's the law, though, so the Charger departs in full smoke and fury with three special edition Last Call models built in limited numbers for its final year. We drove one, a 2023 Charger Swinger, for a proper send-off.
As the dissonant chords of Dieselgate still resonate throughout the industry, most car companies have abandoned efforts toward any future diesel-powered cars. A $15 billion fine will have that sort of chilling effect. But Chevrolet has taken a different approach, instead seeing the mass retreat from diesel as an opportunity to fill a void. As the driver Jean-Pierre Sarti said in Frankenheimer’s 1966 epic “Grand Prix”: “When I see something really horrible, I put my foot down. Hard! Because I know that everyone else is lifting his.”
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Popular Features & Specs
Engine
3.6L 292 hp V6
1.4L 153 hp I4
Drive Train
RWD
FWD
Seating Capacity
5
5
Horsepower
292 hp @ 6350 rpm
153 hp @ 5600 rpm
MPG City
19
27
MPG Highway
30
40
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