2018 Dodge Challenger Review

Sports car shoppers on the hunt for a vehicle that’s powerful, capable, and tech-savvy don’t have to look much further. The 2018 Dodge Challenger has everything you need and more to commute and explore in high-powered style.

In this review, we at Rockwall CDJR will introduce you to some of the Challenger’s most impressive features and capabilities. Let’s get started by seeing what makes this model move!

Performance Specifications

The Dodge Challenger is an impressively capable machine that offers four high-powered engines in its powertrain lineup. See what these engines can do below:



Fuel Economy

3.6L Pentastar® V6

305 HP

268 lb-ft

30 hwy/19 city1

5.7L HEMI® V8

375 HP

410 lb-ft

23 hwy/15 city

392 HEMI® 6.4L V8

485 HP

475 lb-ft

23 hwy/14 city

Supercharged 6.2L HEMI® SRT Hellcat V8

707 HP

650 lb-ft

21 hwy/13 city

As you can see, no matter which of these four engines you go with, you’ll have an incredible amount of power and/or efficiency.

Incredible Equipment

Working alongside the 2018 Dodge Challenger’s four powerful engines is a handful of equally capable pieces of equipment, starting with a standard 6-speed manual transmission. However, you can swap this transmission out for either the available AutoStick® automatic transmission or the TorqueFlite® 8-speed automatic transmission.

The AutoStick® automatic transmission offers an unparalleled driving experience. With this driver-interactive transmission, you’ll have clutchless manual shifting capabilities, which give you the pickup you want from a manual with the convenience of an automatic.

The Challenger also offers an array of high-performance suspension and brake systems, including a Three Mode Adaptive Damping System that allows you to customize your suspension-tuning based on your riding preference.

Top-Notch Tech Features

2018 Dodge Challenger TechThe interior of the 2018 Dodge Challenger is equipped with a variety of technology features that boast capabilities on-par with the mechanics under the hood. This model is standardly equipped with a Uconnect® 4 infotainment system with a 7-inch touchscreen display, Bluetooth® connectability, voice command recognition, and smartphone app integration via Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™.

However, the Challenger doesn’t stop there. This model offers an available 8.4-inch Uconnect® 4C NAV system that takes convenience to the next level. With this upgraded system, you’ll have turn-by-turn navigation, live weather and traffic updates from SiriusXM® Traffic and Travel Link, and Dodge Performance Pages that present important performance data.

Also in the Challenger is a customizable 7-inch Driver Information Digital Cluster Display that lives right behind the steering wheel. This cluster shows you 0-60 time as well as turn-by-turn directions. This display even includes a lap timer.

Experience the 2018 Challenger!

Now that you’ve had a taste of what the 2018 Dodge Challenger has to offer, it’s time to get behind the wheel and experience the whole package for yourself. Take a test drive in the Challenger today at Rockwall CDJR. All shoppers in Rockwall, Terrell, Rowlett, and Wylie have to do to schedule a test drive is give us a call!

1 EPA estimated 30 hwy mpg with 3.6L engine and an eight-speed automatic transmission. Actual mileage may vary.

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