New 2017 Dodge Challenger at Chuck Patterson for Chico, CA
Raw power and functional practicality combine in the 2017 Dodge Challenger. As authentic as it is powerful, it's no surprise that the Dodge Challenger boasts that it's the most powerful muscle car on the market. You can choose the power you desire under the hood of the Challenger by picking from four strong engine options, maxing out with the 6.2-liter supercharged SRT Hellcat V8 engine. While you're selecting your engine, you can also select the trim that meets all your needs from the thirteen available trim levels. The cabin of the Challenger has more space than many others in its class, easily seating four or five adults. Alongside the roomy cabin, you'll have a high-quality interior and a comfortable ride that tops the competition.
Under the Challenger's Hood
There are many powertrain options for the 2017 Dodge Challenger. It starts with a 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 engine that will provide 305 horsepower to the SXT or SXT Plus and an eight-speed TorqueFlite automatic transmission that sends 268 pound-feet of torque to the rear wheels, or all wheels if you desire. The R/T, R/T Plus, T/A, T/A Plus, R/T Shaker, and R/T Plus Shaker trims have a 5.7-liter HEMI V8 engine beneath the hood that gives these models 372 hp. This engine is paired with an eight-speed transmission featuring fuel-saving technology that shoots 400 lb-ft of torque to the rear wheels, or a six-speed manual that boosts the horsepower to 375 and torque to 410. For the R/T Scat Pack, 392 HEMI Scat Pack Shaker, T/A 392, and SRT 392, the Challenger is equipped with a 6.4-liter HEMI V8 that produces 485 hp and 475 lb-ft of torque and is paired with a six-speed transmission. The Challenger SRT Hellcat contains the beefy 6.2-liter supercharged HEMI V8. This is the most powerful engine available in a muscle car, able to provide 707 hp and 650 lb-ft of torque. It can accelerate from zero to sixty in the mid-three second range.
Design of Dodge Challenger
The Dodge Challenger is a menacing five-passenger, two-door coupe. It's got an authentic personality only found in a muscle car, and offers a throwback to the greatest muscle cars of the past, especially with the heritage-inspired T/A models that are new this year. Opting for any of the shaker models will add a Shaker hood paired with a large cold-air-induction scoop and the Super Track Pak performance package on select trims. This package includes black exterior elements and a sporty steering wheel. The R/T Shaker adds in satellite radio, rear parking sensors, and a rearview camera. All the various trim levels are named SXT, SXT Plus, R/T, R/T Shaker, T/A, R/T Plus, R/T Plus Shaker, T/A Plus, R/T Scat Pack, T/A 392, 392 HEMI Scat Pack Shaker, SRT 392, and SRT Hellcat. For a comprehensive look at each, fill out the form below to contact us or stop by in person!
How much horsepower can I get in the 2017 Dodge Challenger?
You can get between 305 and 707 horsepower in this year's Dodge Challenger!
Are there any new exterior paint colors for the 2017 Dodge Challenger?
Yes, there are four new paint colors: Green Go, Destroyer Grey, Yellow Jacket, and Octane Red.
Can I take a virtual test drive in a Dodge Challenger?
The 2017 Dodge Challenger earned a top rating of five stars in government crash testing; the high-strength steel body of the Challenger contributes to this. For a powerful coupe with plenty of great practical traits, the 2017 Dodge Challenger deserves your attention. Feel free to contact us to learn more about this fantastic muscle car or to take one for a spin!