New 2016 Dodge Challenger at Dulles Motorcars of Leesburg for Leesburg, VA
The 2016 Dodge Challenger is a classic muscle car for the new generation. Even in the current times of new electronic systems and automation the Challenger is a fresh breath that remains true to its roots while always striving to become better. Challenger finds very little competition within its own segment and still is very proud to be labeled one of the fastest production vehicles available in the market today. The Challenger name is surrounded by great amounts of Americana but truly is a muscle car for modern times. The Challenger has a large profile both literally and figuratively and boasts lots of space for both passengers and cargo alike. This model year the Dodge brand brings 10 trim models to the table.
Under the Challenger's Hood
When it comes to Challenger engine options there is pretty much something for all Challenger lovers. Starting from the base offerings is the 3.6-liter which is a V-6 getting 305 horsepower and 268 lb.-ft. of torque. This setup achieves 19 miles per gallon city and 30 miles when highway driving. There is also a 5.7-liter HEMI V-8 which can come with either an automatic or manual transmission and the ability to produce 375 horsepower and 410 lb.-ft. of torque. This gets 16 miles per gallon in the city and 25 on the highway. Another option is a 6.4-liter HEMI V-8 with 485 horsepower and 475 lb.-ft. of torque. Fuel efficiency on this comes in at 15 miles per gallon in city driving and 25 miles per gallon in highway driving. The featured top of the line engine is a 6.2-liter supercharged HEMI V-8. This setup uncorks 707 horses and 650 lb.-ft. of torque which is simply mind boggling. Fuel efficiency is 13 miles per gallon city and 22 miles per gallon highway with both transmissions.
Design of Dodge Challenger
There are so many different customization options available for Challenger that you don't have to worry about having the same one as your neighbor or co-worked. There are plenty of options and many choices to really get in and make the vehicle your own. What is meant by this is Challenger offers fourteen different interiors, ten trim levels, twelve wheel choices and a large array of fun exterior colors and detailing. Some of the colors available for you to choose from are: Jazz Blue Pearl Coat, Redline Red, Ivory White Tri-Coat and Plum Crazy. The current Challenger harks back to times gone by and takes some inspiration from the 1971 model specifically. The Challenger has projector headlamps, power hood and a split grille. The inside is great with a modern dashboard, a gauge cluster and a full color touchscreen measuring 8.4-inches. The challenger is both large in the interior and body making for a stunning presence.
The Dodge Challenger embraces performance and speed. You may believe that Challenger is strictly set for performance but in fact safety is a large selling point. Government crash tests give this Challenger a five-star rating which is tops. The Challenger is full of passive and active safety systems including the following: seat-mounted side pelvic-thorax bags, front knee air bags, active head restraints, anti-lock brakes, Brake Assist, and Hill-Start Assist. Adaptive Cruise Control is available, as are Forward Collision Warning, Blind-Spot Monitoring, Rear Cross Path detection, a ParkSense assist system, and a rearview camera. A 911 emergency-assist feature is also part of UConnect Access. Swing in today or call us to schedule a test drive.