Charger or Challenger: Which is Right for You?

2022 Dodge Charger vs. 2022 Dodge Challenger
2022 Dodge Charger

vs.

2022 Dodge Challenger
$32,500 MSRP

Starting Price

$30,825 MSRP
3.6L V6 24-Valve VVT

Base Engine

3.6L V6 24-Valve VVT
8

Trim Levels

11
19 city/30 hwy

Mileage

19 city/30 hwy
292 hp / 260 lb-ft

Base Horsepower/Torque

303 hp / 268 lb-ft
4-door sedan

Vehicle Type

2-door sedan

When you’re looking for classic muscle car looks and performance, only two high-powered sedans can answer the call: the Challenger or Charger. So, what’s the difference between the two? Tim Short Chrysler of Middlesboro is here to help you make your choice with confidence.

 

 

To sum it up, you should choose the slightly larger, 4-door Charger if you want a muscle car that can pull double duty as a family vehicle. The 2-door Challenger has less trunk space, but its sleeker look is preferred by some Pineville-area sport performance purists. Get the details in our Dodge Charger vs. Dodge Challenger comparison!

2022 Dodge Charger vs. Dodge Challenger: Price

As the smaller of the two sedans, the 2-door Challenger costs about $2,000 less at the base trim than the Charger. That price difference persists at higher trim levels; Challenger SRT® models start at $69,620, while Charger SRT® models start at $78,000.

2022 Dodge Charger vs. Dodge Challenger: Price Range

  • 2022 Dodge Charger Base Trim – $32,500 MSRP
  • 2022 Dodge Charger Top Trim – $87,595 MSRP
  • 2022 Dodge Challenger Base Trim – $30,825 MSRP
  • 2022 Dodge Challenger Top Trim – $86,620 MSRP

2022 Dodge Charger vs. Dodge Challenger: Engines

Exterior design is the only major difference between the Challenger and Charger, so you’ll find very similar engines offered by the two models. Prepare to dominate the highways of Harrogate with these powerful options:

2022 Dodge Charger Engine Options

  • Base Engine – 3.6L V6 24-Valve VVT
  • Top 2022 Charger Engine – Supercharged 6.2L HEMI® Hellcat High Output V8

2022 Dodge Challenger Engine Options

  • Base Engine – 3.6L V6 24-Valve VVT
  • Top 2022 Challenger Engine – Supercharged 6.2L HEMI® Hellcat High Output V8

2022 Dodge Charger vs. Dodge Challenger: Performance

With similar engines under the hood, either the Challenger or Charger will deliver massive acceleration and some of the very fastest top speeds in the segment. It weighs a bit less, so the Challenger can get moving a little faster:

2022 Dodge Charger Performance Specs

  • Base/Top Horsepower – 292 hp /797 hp
  • Base/Top Torque – 260 lb-ft /707 lb-ft

2022 Dodge Challenger Performance Specs

  • Base/Top Horsepower – 303 hp /807 hp
  • Base/Top Torque – 268 lb-ft /707 lb-ft

Finance a New Charger or Challenger at Tim Short Chrysler of Middlesboro Today

If you haven’t been able to decide between the Charger or Challenger just by reading this guide, then we invite you to stop by our Middlesboro dealership for a test drive at your convenience! Ready to move forward with a new Challenger or Charger today? Our online payment calculator and financing application make it easy to begin the car-buying process from home in Ewing.

 

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