What Is the 2019 Car?
The Dodge Charger is a full-size sedan that can seat up to five people. It runs on a standard 292-horsepower, 3.6-liter V-6 engine that works with an eight-speed automatic transmission. A 370-hp, 5.7-liter V-8; a 485-hp, 6.4-liter V-8 and a 707-hp, supercharged 6.2-liter V-8 are also available. Rear- and all-wheel-drive versions are offered. Competitors include the Nissan Maxima, Chevrolet Impala and Ford Taurus.
What's New on the 2019 Car?
The R/T Scat Pack and SRT Hellcat get a different grille with twin inlets as well as Launch Assist and Line Lock features. GT and R/T models, meanwhile, get a performance-tuned suspension with Bilstein shocks, a 3.07 final drive ratio for the GT, updated steering, shift paddles, Performance Pages for the 8.4-inch touchscreen and bolstered seats.
What Features in the 2019 Car Are Most Important?
A range of engines means you can get a Charger that's relatively mild to extremely wild; for example, the SRT Hellcat boasts a top speed of 204 mph, according to Dodge. Available all-wheel drive should provide some peace of mind for shoppers in the snow belt. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone connectivity is standard, and most trim levels have the impressive 8.4-inch touchscreen multimedia system. Forward collision warning with automatic emergency braking is optional.
Should I Buy the 2019 Car?
With its rear-wheel-drive platform and available high-output V-8 engines, the Charger is a bit of an outlier among mainstream competitors but should be high on your list if you're looking for a four-door muscle car.