The heritage-laden Dodge Charger returns for 2018 with a boldness and power than before, and is a great choice for anyone looking for a roomy and distinctive full-size sedan. Some of its highlights include an excellent infotainment system, hugely potent V8 engines, smooth yet controlled ride quality, an available all-wheel drive, upscale interior materials, and brisk acceleration. Its released date should be expected sometime in the first half of 2018.
The new Charger offers an excellent combination of space, performance, trim models diversity, and features. Throw in some attitude and you’ve got yourself an award-winning large sedan that is uniquely qualified for modern-day versatility.
Most models in its class use a FWD, but the Charger, just like in past, is unapologetically RWD. But you can opt for the optional AWD system on any model that features a V6 powerplant. The Charger is also notable for its diverse trim levels with offers ranging from the bargain-priced Charger R/T to the notorious 707-horsepower-producing Charger Hellcat. Yes my friend, 707 horsepower is what you get from the top-of-the-line model.
Combine that with the plenty of fun options and brash styling and you have a distinctive vehicle worth getting bragging rights for. The exterior design in itself is enough to be a head-turner everywhere you go, and once available for sale, will certainly be a point of exciting discussions in online forums.
Even the base bruiser is exciting enough to get a significant chunk of the press. The Charger SXT and SE come with a brawny V6 engine and some traditional American flairs such as value for the money, hush cabin, and an absorbent ride quality. That’s not to allude the models are traditional, in stark contrast, however, they offer plenty of upscale technologies, feature rich cabin, lots of customization options, and first-rate infotainment systems.
The new 2018 Dodge Charger is a hot prospect among affordable large sedans, without a doubt. However, you may find these alternatives worth your while depending on what exactly you’re looking for: Toyota Avalon, Chrysler 300, Kia Cadenza, and the Chevy Impala.
2018 Dodge Charger – Trim Options
Rear-wheel drive is standard across the entire lineup, but you have the option of getting an AWD. Trims offered: SRT Hellcat, R/T Road & Track, R/T, SE, SXT, R/T Scat Pack, and SRT 392. We have reviewed both the Charger SRT8 and 426 hemi separately.
2018 Dodge Charger Exterior Pictures & Interior Changes
The two-door 2018 Dodge Charger SE starts off with a five-inch touchscreen interface, an six-speaker sound system, seventeen-inch alloy wheels, dual-charger USB ports, keyless entry and ignition, automatic dual-zone climate control, Bluetooth phone a d audio connectivity, automatic headlights, rear folding 60/40-split seats, power driver seat, auxiliary audio jacks, and cloth upholstery.
The Charger SXT upgrades you with an 8.4” touchscreen interface, heated mirrors, eighteen-inch touchscreen interface, power driver seat, smartphone app connectivity, upgraded audio system, automatic dual-zone climate control, remote ignition, rearview auto-dimming mirrors, and voice commands. Many options are offered here but the contents are under wraps and will probably be known on its release date.
The Charger R/T trim model builds on what the SXT offers plus driver memory settings, a sport-tuned suspension system, a more aggressive Super Track Pak suspension system, twenty-inch wheels, heated rear seats, three-mode stability control, rear parking sensors, launch control, upgraded brakes, a power passenger seat, leatherette/leather upholstery, and xenon headlights.
2018 Dodge Charger Engine Specs & Fuel Economy
The base engine offering motivation for the 2018 Dodge Charger is a 3.6L V6 rated at 292 horsepower and 264 pounds-feet of torque and comes matched to an eight-speed automatic transmission system.
More power is offered by the 5.7L V8 engine offered under the hood of the R/T and R/T Road & Track models. Power output is estimated by Dodge to stand at 370 horsepower and 395 pounds-ft. of torque.
The SRT and R/T Scat Pack get a 485-hp- and 475 pounds-ft. of torque – generating 6.4L V8 engine, while the top-of-the-line SRT Hellcat gets a supercharged 6.2L V8 engine behemoth that churns out a whopping 650 pounds-ft. of torque and 707 horsepower.
When we come to the fuel economy, EPA says we should expect the SRT Hellcat to return 13/22/16 mpg in the city/highway/combined, and 15/25/18 mpg with the 6.4l V8.
Zipping from 0-60 mph with the SRT Hellcat takes a blistering 4.1 seconds.
2018 Dodge Charger Release Date & Price
The 2018 Charger SRT 392 coupe price starts at an MSRP of $50,995, $65,945 for the Charger SRT Hellcat, and $27,995 for the Charger Sedan. It should be expected to go for sale sometime in the first half of next year.
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