Standard equipment includes 20-inch chrome wheels, a tire service kit, a hungry hood scoop, a rear spoiler, stiffer suspension, more precise steering, and Boston Acoustics speakers. A recess in the bumper holds the license plate. In Automatic mode, full throttle upshifts wait until redline and downshifts for passing are executed with minimal delay. The Charger also delivers ride and handling equal to that of the surprisingly eager and composed Chrysler 300. However, given the promise of its Charger badge and aggressive styling, some might hope for a more aggressive setup. As always, be sure to shop and compare using Fair Purchase Prices, which reflect current real-world selling prices.
At the low end of the model range is the base Charger, which is powered by a 170-horsepower 2. No head restraint for the rear center seat is provided, however, making this car better for four adults than five. And, of course, the top grade, suede-trimmed and embroidered seats in the Daytona nicely complement the boy-racer graphics of the exterior. Vehicle Details The inside of the Charger is marked by attractive, minimalist styling that, by offering nothing terribly interesting to look at, helps reinforce the notion that this car should be driven with a focus on the road ahead. Pedal feel is firm, braking is reassuringly linear and there's no perceived interference from the electronic watchdogs, yielding smooth, controlled stops.
A range of engines and suspension setups allows the buyer to choose between fast and comfortable models. The front spoiler is high enough that it's usually not a problem but beware high curbs. The digital tire indicator is a welcome call to action. The entertainment system installation takes a novel, but extremely well-integrated approach. It's perfectly in its element when making time on a freeway.
Some of the more significant options include a 3. The Charger handled well along the winding, two-lane back roads around Virginia International Raceway in southern Virginia even when carrying speeds substantially in excess of the posted limits. Many seats come fully equipped with heaters to keep occupants comfortable during colder days. Prices do not include manufacturer's destination and delivery charges. The 2006 Charger starts at much the same place on the automotive styling evolutionary curve. Critics, for the most part, are pleased with the interior of the 2007 Dodge Charger.
All four doors have good-sized map pockets, although front seatbacks are bare of any pouches for reading materials and headsets. The V8s feature a multi-displacement system that conserves fuel by shutting down four cylinders when they're not needed to maintain the car's momentum, is invisible; we knew it was there and were looking for it, and we never felt the slightest trace. Some of these seats also feature adjustable headrests, armrests, and soft inner layers that provide comfort to occupants during long or rough terrain journeys. The rear perspective shows a tall, almost vertical backside, with large taillights draped over the upper corners. This is one of the few sedans where five-passenger seating is easily accomplished, and the trunk can hold 16 cubic feet of cargo. . That's one reason why I was expecting our to be in pretty rough shape.
The beltline arcs softly back from a slight droop over the headlights to about midway in the rear side window, then kicks up over the rear quarter panel, visually bulking up the car's already hefty haunches. A bin in the forward-most p Driving Impressions The 3. Outside mirrors are adjusted with a joystick in the door armrest. July 3, 2015 Remember that story a while back about Chrysler assembly-line workers? Suspension, f: independent, coil springs over gas pressure shocks, stabilizer bar Suspension, r: multi-link independent, coil springs, gas pressure shocks Ground clearance: 5. In terms of resale value, we expect the Dodge Charger to hold its value better than most domestic sedans, especially in the near term.
The AutoStick transmission works equally well in either Automatic or Manual mode. Seriously, before this stereo, the interior would've looked at home in a Dodge Caravan. Without the entertainment system, the center console functions as a traditional storage bin. Indeed, we were grateful for a properly placed dead pedal to brace ourselves while exploring those roads. Unless otherwise indicated, specifications refer to test vehicle. The seats are built with safety in mind, so you can be sure to find them equipped with seat belts that tighten in case of accidents.
When pushed, the V6 breathes a bit harder than the V8 and requires a little more room when passing on crowded two-lanes. The Charger illustrates just how multi-talented and accomplished today's high-performance cars are compared to the uni-dimensional hot rods of yesteryear. You may also call the showroom at 832 243-6220 or email us at Houston gatewayclassiccars. It also produces a tremendous 420 ft-lbs of torque. The cell phone outlet is tucked into the center storage box, for example, with a slot for the cord to pass through.
Large, six-way adjustable, rectangular ventilation registers fill in each end of the dash. See the video below for an overview and the text beneath for some more thoughts. Mercedes engineers could learn something from Dodge. We installed a camera made by Pioneer and the results are impressive. Very little chassis flex is apparent when rolling over bumps, and the Charger can capably corner at speed. The screen hides beneath a cover on the front center console when not in use, then pivots up between the front seats for viewing. The Charger has all the pavement-ripping, gut-thumping power of the old muscle cars, but it's packaged with modern creature comforts and tempered by handling competency.