2017 Dodge Challenger: Modern Muscle You’re Sure to Love
The return of the classic muscle car has been part of the imagination of the automotive industry in the US for the past several years. We’ve seen all three major automakers move toward vehicles that are more alike with the models of several decades ago to give us the look and feel that we’ve loved in the past along with what we want to enjoy on the road. The Dodge Challenger is certainly one of the most classic looking muscle cars that have been reinvigorated on the market of today. This car continues to provide us what we want to enjoy on the road.
The Challenger is a car that offers you the benefit of a great ride and plenty of power from a lineup of fantastic engines that can give you the power you need and the equipment you’re after. This is an impressive American performance couple that comes to you with a five-star crash test rating and now is made with the availability of AWD to give you a great ride to enjoy on the road. At the Hellcat level, this car is the most powerful American muscle car ever built to give you the ride you want to enjoy.
The Challenger has continued to grow in popularity and offers more excitement than most other vehicles on the market. For the 2017 model year Dodge has added AWD to create the Challenger GT which is the first every AWD Challenger on the market. This car is now the only American performance coupe to have the traction of AWD and offer the benefits of this control oriented system. You’ll love the way the AWD works in the foul weather and is paired with the 3.6-liter V6 engine to give you the right combination of power and performance.
While the 3.6-liter V6 engine is the base offering at 305 horsepower and 268 lb.-ft. of torque, there are three other engines for you to choose from as well. The next up is the 5.7-liter Hemi V8 which brings you 372 horsepower and 400 lb.-ft. of torque. After that you move to a 6.4-liter Hemi V8 with 485 horsepower and 475 lb.-ft. of torque for you to enjoy the ride. Finally, the top dog in the engine lineup is the 6.2-liter supercharged Hem V8 found in the Challenger SRT Hellcat model. This engine produces a massive 707 horsepower and 650 lb.-ft. of torque for you to have the drive you want in this exceptional muscle car.
At the SXT mode, which is the base version of the Challenger, you have the benefit of the Uconnect infotainment system with a 5.0-inch touchscreen, Bluetooth connectivity, a USB port and an auxiliary port, six speakers, a six-way power driver’s seat, a leather wrapped steering wheel, dual zone automatic climate controls, remote start and several other items. There are fourteen different trim levels for the Challenger which makes it easy to have several different lists of standard equipment to enjoy on this car.
Moving to the options there several different packages to make this a car you want. Other than the four engines you can choose items such as a larger 8.4-inch Uconnect touchscreen with a navigation system installed, SiriusXM radio, Bluetooth connectivity, the R/T Classic Package, the Cold Weather Group which brings you heated front seats and a heated steering wheel, the technology Group, three different sound groups, the Super Sport Group, a Super Track Pack Group and the Scat Pack Appearance Group all give you the look and feel you want in the Challenger that’s right for you.
The Challenger is a car you want to drive and now that AWD has been added to the mix this is a car you can drive and enjoy more than ever. You’ll love the way the Challenger drives and gives you the ability to have everything you want. With so many choices that you can make on this car you’ll easily have a unique and impressive experience in the Dodge Challenger. If you’ve been thinking about buying one, it’s time to stop thinking and head over to your local Dodge dealer to see what this car has to offer you.