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2019 Dodge Charger vs. Challenger

Finding a Sports Model

Are you in the market for a sports model? Would you like to add a new muscle car to your collection? Two great options are the 2019 Dodge Charger and Challenger. Although the Royal Gate Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram of Ellisville team thinks both models are unparalleled, only one has the specific features to meet your requirements. Continue reading our research to learn more. For additional information, contact our Dodge dealership in Ellisville, MO, online or by calling (636) 394-3400.

Standard Features

There are some features you can expect on both the 2019 Dodge Charger, starting at $29,220 MSRP, and Challenger, starting at $27,845 MSRP. The list below details key similarities and available features on both of these performance models.

  • 14 available body paint colors
  • Heated and ventilated front seats
  • Sport seats and performance seats available
  • 7-in. driver information display
  • Uconnect® infotainment system
  • Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™
  • Advanced multistage airbags
  • Forward Collision Warning
  • Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross Path Detection

Exterior Design

White Dodge Charger on road
Red 2019 Red Dodge Challenger on road

There are a plethora of stand-out exterior details on both the Dodge Challenger and Charger. From body paint design to hood styling, you can expect heads to turn no matter which vehicle you select.

2019 Dodge Performance Model

Available Exterior Features

2019 Dodge Charger

  • Power bulge hood
  • Functional hood scoop plus dual air extractors on SRT® Hellcat
  • LED racetrack taillamp
  • Body-color performance spoiler

2019 Dodge Challenger

  • SRT® dual snorkel hood
  • Functional SHAKER hood with engine-mounted high-flow cold-air induction (on SHAKER models)
  • Air-Catcher® headlamps
  • LED split taillamps with gloss black surrounds

Interior Comfort

On both the 2019 Dodge Charger and Challenger, you’ll find a variety of seating material options. The Charger is available with Nappa leather trim, Alcantara® suede bolsters, and Tungsten accent stitching. On the Challenger you’ll find Sedoso premium cloth, ruby red Alcantara® perforated suede inserts, and silver accent stitching.

Drivers looking for added cargo space will appreciate the Challenger’s best-in-class cargo space of 16.3 cu.-ft. A highlight of the Dodge Charger is driver-selectable steering modes, which allows you to customize and optimize your drive.

2019 Red Dodge Challenger interior

Engine Options

Because the 2019 Dodge Challenger and Charger are built to take your breath away, they’re each available with four engines to ensure every drive is powerful and dynamic. Below, you can take a look at key Dodge Charger and Challenger specs.

2019 Dodge Performance Model

Engine Specs

2019 Dodge Charger

  • 3.6L Pentastar® V6
    • 300 HP
    • 264 lb.-ft. torque
    • Up to 30 highway MPG
  • 5.7L HEMI® V8
    • 370 HP
    • 395 lb.-ft. torque
    • Up to 25 highway MPG
  • 392 HEMI® V8
    • 485 HP
    • 475 lb.-ft. torque
    • 0-60 MPG in low 4-second range
  • Supercharged 6.2L HEMI® SRT® Hellcat V8
    • 707 HP
    • 650 lb.-ft. torque
    • 204 MPH top speed

2019 Dodge Challenger

  • 5.7L HEMI® V8
    • 375 HP
    • 410 lb.-ft. torque
    • Up to 25 highway MPG
  • 392 HEMI® V8
    • 485 HP
    • 475 lb.-ft. torque
    • 0-60 MPH in low 4-second range
    • Reaches a quarter mile in the mid 12-second range
  • Supercharged 6.2L HEMI® SRT® Hellcat V8
    • 717 HP
    • 650 lb.-ft. torque
    • Top speed of 199 MPH
    • Reaches a quarter mile in 11.2 seconds
  • Supercharged 6.2L Hellcat HEMI® Redeye
    • 797 HP
    • 707 lb.-ft. torque
    • Reaches a quarter mile in 10.9 seconds

Technology

While the 2019 Dodge Charger and Challenger share quite a bit of technology features, they differ when it comes to audio options. The Dodge Challenger is available with two impressive audio systems: the 9-speaker Alpine® Audio Group and 18-speaker Harman Kardon® Premium Sound Group. With the Dodge Charger you can expect three audio options: the 6-speaker Alpine® audio system, 9-speaker Alpine® audio system, and 19-speaker Harman Kardon® audio system.

2019 Grey Dodge Challenger parked

A comparison of the Dodge Charger and Challenger

Quick Links

Has driving a classic Dodge muscle car always been on your bucket list? Now that you’ve decided to make a move, you must also consider which Dodge performance model you’re going to take home. Our Dodge Charger vs. Challenger comparison article lists the key specifications and features of each model to help you determine which will provide the horsepower you’re looking for.

If you’re curious about which Charger and Challenger models we have in stock, check out the Charger and Challenger inventories at our Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram dealership in Ellisville, MO. You can also get more details with the Charger and Challenger trim package comparison articles our product specialists have put together for your convenience.

Performance & Handling

When it comes to performance, you will get four engine options with both the Dodge Charger and Challenger. The horsepower and torque, however, differ depending on which model you select. Learn more about the performance details of the Dodge Charger and Challenger below:

Performance Model

Performance Specifications & Features

2018 Dodge Charger

  • 3.6L Pentastar® V6
  • 300 HP
  • 264 lb.-ft. torque
  • 5.7L HEMI® V8
  • 370 HP
  • 395 lb.-ft. torque
  • 392 HEMI® V8
  • 485 HP
  • 475 lb.-ft. torque
  • Supercharged 6.2L HEMI® SRT Hellcat V8
  • 707 HP
  • 650 lb.-ft. torque
  • TorqueFlite® 8-speed automatic transmission
  • RWD or AWD
  • Touring, Sport, Performance, or Adaptive Damping suspension

2018 Dodge Challenger

  • 3.6.L Pentastar® V6
  • 305 HP
  • 268 lb.-ft. torque
  • 5.7L HEMI® V8
  • 375 HP
  • 410 lb.-ft. torque
  • 392 HEMI® 6.4L V8
  • 485 HP
  • 475 lb.-ft. torque
  • Supercharged 6.2L HEMI® SRT Hellcat V8
  • 707 HP
  • 650 lb.-ft. torque
  • TorqueFlite® 8-speed automatic transmission
  • RWD or AWD
  • Sport-Tuned, Performance-Tuned, or High-Performance suspension
  • Three Mode Adaptive Damping System

Is the Charger faster than the Challenger?

When equipped with the 6.4L HEMI® V8 engine, the Charger and Challenger can accelerate from 0-60 MPH in the low 4-second range. The Challenger is able to hit a quarter mile in the mid 12-second range.

The interior of the Dodge Charger and Challenger

Interior Comfort and Design

From premium seating options to smart design, the Dodge Charger and Challenger will provide a comfortable in-cabin experience so you can focus on the road ahead. Below, take a look at all of the interior comfort and design features you can expect in both of these models.

Performance Model

Interior Features

2018 Dodge Charger

  • Performance-inspired shifter
  • Nappa leather seating with Nappa metallic leather bolsters, Tungsten accent stitching, and Nappa perforated inserts
  • Heated and ventilated front seats
  • Premium interior
  • 18 available interior trims
  • Dual-zone temperature control
  • 60/40 split-folding rear seats
  • 104.7 cu. ft. of interior space

2018 Dodge Challenger

  • Sedoso premium cloth seating
  • 16 interior trims to choose from
  • Three available steering wheels – Sport, Performance, and SRT®
  • Ventilated and heated seating
  • Electronic shifter
  • Power sunroof
  • Leather-wrapped shift knob
  • Bright pedals

The infotainment system on the Dodge Charger

Technology & Safety

While the Charger and Challenger remain the same in terms of spirit, they come with a number of technological and security upgrades to meet the demands of modern drivers. Explore tech and safety options with both vehicles in the table that follows:

Performance Model

Technology & Safety Features

2018 Dodge Charger

Technology

  • 7-in. digital cluster display
  • Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop
  • Keyless Enter ‘n Go
  • Uconnect® 4C NAV infotainment system
  • Hands-free calling with Uconnect® Voice Command and Bluetooth® Streaming Audio
  • Dodge Performance Pages
  • SiriusXM® Travel Link
  • Apple CarPlay™
  • BeatsAudio™ Premium Sound System

Safety

  • Full-speed Forward Collision Warning with Active Braking
  • LaneSense® Lane Departure Warning with Lane Keep Assist
  • Blind Spot Monitoring
  • Automatic high-beam headlamps
  • ParkView® Rear Back Up Camera
  • Ready Alert Braking
  • Complex airbag system
  • Solid safety frame built with high-strength steel

2018 Dodge Challenger

Technology

  • SiriusXM® Satellite Radio
  • Uconnect® infotainment system with Voice Command for hands-free calling
  • 7-in. reconfigurable driver information digital cluster display with Heritage Tic-Toc-Tach gauges
  • Dodge Performance Pages
  • Alpine 6-speaker audio system or Harman Kardon® 18-speaker audio system
  • Apple CarPlay™

Safety

  • Automatic high beams
  • Blind Spot Monitoring
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Forward Collision Warning
  • ParkView® Rear Back Up Camera
  • Crumple zones and high-strength steel frame
  • Complex airbag system
  • All-Speed Traction Control
  • Hill Start Assist

Schedule a Test Drive with the 2018 Dodge Charger or Challenger Today!

Are you interested in the Dodge Charger or Challenger? Before you sign, schedule a test drive at our Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram dealership in Ellisville, MO. For more information, contact a Royal Gate Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram of Ellisville product specialist by sending a message or calling (636) 394-3400.

Further Reading

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