Dodge Charger vs Dodge Challenger

2023 Dodge Charger
2023 Dodge Charger
$34,230MSRP
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2023 Dodge Challenger
2023 Dodge Challenger
$31,965MSRP
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2023 Dodge Charger
$34,230MSRP
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2023 Dodge Challenger
$31,965MSRP
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Overview

MSRP

$34,230

MSRP

$31,965

Average price

$27,095

Average price

$31,073

Listings

9221

Listings

9429
Ratings & Reviews
User Reviews
User Reviews

Expert reviews

7.8 out of 10

Expert reviews

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  • Outdated technology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  • Outdated technology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

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

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.

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Popular Features & Specs

Engine

3.6L 292 hp V6

Engine

3.6L 303 hp V6

Drive Train

RWD

Drive Train

RWD

Seating Capacity

5

Seating Capacity

5

Horsepower

292 hp @ 6350 rpm

Horsepower

303 hp @ 6350 rpm

MPG City

19

MPG City

19

MPG Highway

30

MPG Highway

30
2023 Dodge Charger
2023 Dodge Charger
$34,230MSRP
Overview
Overview
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2023 Dodge Challenger
2023 Dodge Challenger
$31,965MSRP
Overview
Overview
OverviewShop Now
2023 Dodge Charger
$34,230MSRP
Overview
Overview
OverviewShop Now
2023 Dodge Challenger
$31,965MSRP
Overview
Overview
OverviewShop Now
Overview
MSRP
$34,230
$31,965
Average price
$27,095
$31,073
Listings
Ratings & Reviews
User reviews
4.6
4.7
Expert reviews

7.8 out of 10

Read full review

7.2 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
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
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.

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.

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Popular Features & Specs
Engine
3.6L 292 hp V6
3.6L 303 hp V6
Drive Train
RWD
RWD
Seating Capacity
5
5
Horsepower
292 hp @ 6350 rpm
303 hp @ 6350 rpm
MPG City
19
19
MPG Highway
30
30
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