What are the engne options for the Dodge Challenger?
When you purchase a Dodge Challenger, you expect a high amount of power, and the 2021 version doesn’t let you down. Things start with the SXT trim, which comes standard with a 3.6-liter V6 that pumps out a massive 303 horsepower and 268 lb-ft of torque. This engine has the option of four-wheel-drive if you wish. The next engine option starts the long list of V8’s, and it’s a 5.7-liter V8 that pumps out 372 horsepower and 400 lb-ft of torque and, like the V6, pairs with an eight-speed automatic transmission or a six-speed manual which will increase the horsepower to 375 and the torque to 410 lb-ft. The R/T Scat Pack takes things up a notch with a 6.4-liter V8 that delivers 485 horsepower and 475 lb-ft of torque, while the SRT Hellcat comes with a 6.2-liter V8 that sets the pavement ablaze with 797 horsepower and 707 lb-ft of torque. The Hellcat engine can be upped to a whopping 807 horses with the SRT Super Stock.
The 2021 Dodge Challengers Features
There are five main trim levels available for the 2021 Challenger, and no matter which one you go with, you’ll get an exorbitant amount of tech, performance, and luxury features. The base trim is the SXT, and it comes with 18-inch wheels, dual-zone automatic climate control, and a 7-Inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The GT adds a remote start system, foglights, 20-inch wheels, upgraded cloth seats, and performance steering and suspension. Get more out of the Challenger with more performance-enhanced features from the R/T ScatPack, which has launch control, a Brembo performance brake system, xenon headlights, a heated steering wheel, heated front seats, and an 8.4-inch touchscreen. The SRT Hellcat is the top trim for the Challenger, and it rounds things out nicely with a unique front grille, adaptive suspension dampers, a flat-bottom steering wheel, and an optional widebody package. There is also a Super Stock package that comes with Nitto NT05R tires, amongst other design features.
Safety Features for the Challenger
While what brings people to the Challenger is the amount of power it provides, numerous safety features are available to keep you and your loved ones well protected. Available is a Blind-Spot Monitoring System which will monitor the areas beside the Challenger for vehicles so you can make better lane changes. You also get Adaptive Cruise Control, allowing the Challenger to maintain a pre-set distance between the powerful muscle car and all the traffic in front of it. Finally, the innovative automatic headlights will switch from low to high beams depending on an oncoming car.
Test Drive the Dodge Challenger at Shively Motors of Shippensburg
Now that you know all that the Dodge Challenger has to offer, are you ready to get behind the wheel for a test drive? If so, head down to Shively Motors of Shippensburg and schedule one with our knowledgeable and friendly representatives! One of our team members can even accompany you on the test drive so you can get used to all the engine options and features. If you find a trim you like, we have a complete finance department where we will work with you towards a deal that’s right for you. Can’t make it down to the dealership right now? Be sure to check out our complete Challenger inventory here on our website.