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The 2016 Dodge Challenger is literally and figuratively bigger than its competition. Think of the American muscle car grouping and you think Challenger. The Challenger is a vehicle that commands attention and has quite a large road presence. Because of its size it also is comfortable and provides a great riding experience. The Challenger features an automatic transmission with eight speeds which is the first time that has been available for this vehicle. The Dodge Challenger brand is one that is well known in American history and has been experiencing continuous sales growth. It is very happy to remain the fastest muscle car in production with its eyes to the future. This year there are 10 model types available which are: SXT, SXT Plus, R/T, R/T Plus, R/T Shaker, R/T Plus Shaker, R/T Scat Pack, 392 HEMI Scat Pack Shaker, SRT 392 and SRT Hellcat.
Under the Challenger's Hood
For the driver who appreciates performance comes the R/T which uses a V-8 HEMI, is 5.7-liters and boasts 375 horsepower and 410 lb.-ft. of torque. Moving on up the lineup comes the Challenger R/T Scat Pack which stays with a V-8 HEMI changing to 6.4 liters and coming out with a system that produces 485 horsepower and 475lb.-ft. of torque. The Scat Pack also offers upgrades on exhaust, suspension, brakes and spoiler. The award receiving Pentastar engine gives 3.6 liters, 305 horsepower and 268 lb.-ft. of torque. TorqueFlight is the transmission offered which has eight speeds and is fully automatic. This setup when combined with Challenger's premium suspension and brakes allows for really fun driving.
Design of Dodge Challenger
This year the model took direction from the iconic 1971 Challenger with a slim front and a split grille. The hood has a power bulge and there is most definitely hood scoop options available. Because the Charger is so big it really is able to make the interior very comfortable and it also contributes to the trunk storage capacity which at 16.2 cubic feet is way bigger then even some mid-size sedans. Going all the way back in Challenger history the vehicle has always gave great color options that make the vehicle really pop amongst a crowd and this model year is certainly no different. Inside, the 2016 Challenger has a modern dash with soft-touch surfaces, an up-to-date instrument cluster with a fully customizable 7-inch display screen, and an available 8.4-inch center touchscreen. There is also Bluetooth hands-free availability, as well as a premium audio system with 6 speakers to really get lost in the music. So many options means so many Challengers need not be identical. There is fourteen different interiors, 12 wheel options, and a range of paint colors. The model year marks the return of Plum Crazy along with other stand out colors including Ivory White Tri-Coat, Redline Red and Jazz Blue Pearl Coat.
The 2016 Dodge Challenger takes a great view towards the future. It is a tasteful vehicle continuing to be extremely consistent and an American icon. The Challenger provides many components with safety and security in mind. Forward Collision Warning notifies the driver when a forward obstacle is not responded to in a certain measured amount of time. There is also Adaptive Cruise Control which helps in all kinds of driving either on roads or highways and is able to accelerate to a set speed. There are also many other safety elements including Brake Assist, brake override, four-wheel anti-lock brakes, electronic stability control, six airbags and traction control.