2012 Dodge Challenger | Review, Interior, Exterior, Price, Engine.

July 24th, 2012 | Category: Dodge | 1134 Views

2012 Dodge Challenger | Review, Interior, Exterior, Price, Engine.Now, The 2012 Dodge Challenger ranks 6 out of 11 Affordable Sports Cars. This ranking is based on our analysis of 28 published reviews and test drives of the Dodge Challenger, and our analysis of reliability and safety data. Test drivers say that with its aggressive styling, spacious interior and powerful engine choices, the 2012 Dodge Challenger can contend with rival muscle cars.

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If you’re shopping for a comfortable, spacious affordable sports car, but also want a healthy dose of muscle car flair, the 2012 Dodge Challenger is the only game in town. Reviewers agree that the Challenger’s bigger back seat and larger trunk give it an edge when compared with the Chevrolet Camaro or Ford Mustang, but like these rivals, the Challenger also falls short when it comes to interior refinement.

The Challenger is available in three trims: base, R/T and SRT8. The base trim is powered by a new 305-hp 3.6-litre V6 with a 5-speed automatic transmission. The R/T’s 5.7-liter HEMI V8 features 372 horsepower with the standard 5-speed automatic with sequential shift control, and 376 horsepower with the optional 6-speed manual. The SRT8’s 6.4-liter HEMI V8 engine is mated to a standard 5-speed automatic with sequential shift control or an optional 6-speed manual, and produces 470 horsepower and 470 lb-ft of torque. Touring suspension, traction control, stability control, 17-inch alloy wheels, KeylessGo entry system, air conditioning and power driver’s seat are standard equipment on the base trim, and the R/T adds performance tuned suspension and steering, 18-inch alloy wheels, and a body color spoiler. The SRT8 features sport suspension with two mode active dampening, Brembo brakes, limited slip differential, 20-inch forged alloy wheels, high intensity headlights, dual hood stripes, heated leather seats and a Boston Acoustic sound system.

2012 Dodge Challenger Price :
2012 Dodge Challenger Price. – Pricing for the new 2012 Dodge Challenger has been set at  $25,195 – $29,995  based on current exchange rates. If there are changes on the 2012 Dodge Challenger we will notify you as soon as possible, so keep follow our blog.

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2012 Dodge Challenger Interior :
2012 Dodge Challenger Interior. – Reviewer opinion is mixed on the Challenger’s interior. Some note that materials within are soft-touch and of decent quality, while others say there’s no shortage of hard plastics in the cabin. Additionally, the Challenger gets dinged for its deeply set gauges. Auto critics say they can be difficult to read and that the audio controls can be confusing. It’s not all bad, though. Reviewers note that the interior is functional and that all controls are within easy reach. For 2012, Dodge adds an 18-speaker Harmon Kardon stereo and steering wheel mounted paddle shifters to the Challenger’s list of optional equipment.

The Challenger SRT8 392 gets all the R/T’s basic equipment, but adds xenon headlamps, unique 20-inch wheels, sport seats, an upgraded trip computer with real-time performance data, hydraulic power steering (versus electrohydraulic), upgraded brakes and suspension and a one-day driver training course at the Richard Petty Racing School. Optional for the SRT8 are a navigation system and a premium 18-speaker Harman Kardon sound system.

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2012 Dodge Challenger Exterior :
2012 Dodge Challenger Exterior. – The 2012 Dodge Challenger is a five-seat coupe available in three trim levels that each correspond to a different engine: SXT, R/T and SRT8 392. The SXT’s standard equipment includes 18-inch alloy wheels, keyless entry/ignition, full power accessories, cruise control, automatic climate control, rear A/C outlets, a tilt-and-telescoping leather wrapped steering wheel (with audio controls), a six way power driver seat (with power lumbar adjustment), a 60/40-split folding rear seat, a trip computer and a six speaker sound system with a CD player and an auxiliary audio jack.

2012 Dodge Challenger Specs :
>. Gas Mileage 17 mpg City/25 mpg Hwy.
>. Engine Gas V6, 3.6L.
>. EPA Class Midsize.
>. Style Name 2dr Cpe SXT.
>. Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive.
>. Passenger Capacity 5.
>. Passenger Doors 2.
>. Body Style 2dr Car.
>. Transmission 5-speed automatic transmission.

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2012 Dodge Challenger Engine :
2012 Dodge Challenger Engine. – The base Dodge Challenger comes with a 3.6-liter V6 engine that generates 305 horsepower and 268 pound-feet of torque. Most reviewers say that the V6 provides plenty of power, but shoppers looking for some additional thrust can step up to a Challenger R/T, which packs a 5.7-liter Hemi V8 under its hood. The V6 comes with a five-speed automatic transmission, while the Challenger R/T comes with a six-speed manual or an optional five-speed automatic.

When the 5.7-liter V8 is paired to a six-speed manual, the Challenger R/T generates 375 horsepower and 410 pound feet of torque. V8 Challengers equipped with an automatic are slightly less powerful, generating 372 horsepower and 400 pound-feet of torque. Regardless of which drivetrain you choose, the Challenger stays true to its muscle car roots with rear wheel drive. If you’re looking for even more power, check out the high performance Dodge Challenger SRT8, which is reviewed separately. Source: edmunds.com, thecarconnection.com, usnews.rankingsandreviews.com.

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