2021 Dodge Charger vs. 2021 Dodge Challenger

2021 Dodge Charger vs. 2021 Dodge Challenger

2021 Dodge Charger

vs.

2021 Dodge Challenger

$29,995 MSRP (SXT trim)

Starting Price

$28,295 MSRP (SXT trim)
3.6L V6 24-Valve VVT

Base Engine

3.6L V6 24-Valve VVT
Supercharged 6.2L HEMI® High Output SRT V8

Top Engine

Supercharged 6.2L HEMI® High Output SRT V8
3.6 seconds (on SRT Hellcat Widebody)

0-60 MPH Time

3.4 seconds (on SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody)
292 hp / 260 lb-ft

Base Horsepower/Torque

305 hp / 268 lb-ft
797 hp / 707 lb-ft

Top Horsepower/Torque

807 hp / 707 lb-ft


Looking to make an upgrade to your Chatham driving experience? If unbridled engine power and an eye-catching exterior sound good to you, you’ll surely want to check out the Dodge Charger and Dodge Challenger at Green Dodge! Being that both models are iconic American muscle cars, they may seem very similar on the surface, but when you compare the 2021 Dodge Charger vs. Dodge Challenger in greater depth, you’ll discover some important differences in pricing and engine performance on our used Dodge Chargers.

2021 Charger vs. Challenger: Price Range

The base 2021 Dodge Charger SXT starts at $29,995 MSRP. With six trim levels to choose from, the Dodge Charger is easily customized to meet the individual needs of Rochester drivers. Interested in the range-topping 2021 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody, then you’re looking at this upgrade to bring your starting price to $78,595 MSRP.

The base-level 2021 Dodge Challenger SXT starts out with a little lower at $28,295 MSRP. Like the Charger, the Challenger boasts numerous customization options with nine trim levels total. When you upgrade to the range-topping 2021 Dodge Challenger SRT Super Stock, your price increases to $82,590 MSRP.

2021 Charger vs. Challenger: Engine Performance

When comparing the differences between the 2021 Dodge Challenger and Charger, both come equipped with a 3.6L V6 24-Valve with Variable Valve Timing base engine. However, the base 2021 Charger engine delivers 292 hp / 260 lb-ft of torque while the base 2021 Challenger engine outputs 303 hp / 268 lb-ft of torque.

Nevertheless, both base engines have a Torqueflite® 8-Speed Automatic Transmission, an EPA-estimated 19 mpg city/30 mpg highway, and come standard with RWD, with AWD available in some models as well.

If you want to further unleash the power of these American muscle cars in Rochester, check out the available top engine specs to see further differences between the 2021 Dodge Challenger and Charger:

2021 Dodge Charger Top Engine: Supercharged 6.2L HEMI® High Output SRT V8

  • 797 hp / 707 lb-ft of torque
  • Torqueflite® 8-Speed Automatic Transmission
  • EPA-estimated 13 mpg city/22 mpg highway
  • RWD only

2021 Dodge Challenger Top Engine: Supercharged 6.2L HEMI® High Output SRT V8

  • 807 hp / 707 lb-ft of torque
  • Torqueflite® 8-Speed Automatic Transmission
  • EPA-estimated 13 mpg city/22 mpg highway
  • RWD only

2021 Charger vs. Challenger: Standard Interior Features

The 2021 Challenger might outpace the Charger in terms of engine performance, but when it comes to their standard interior features both models offer the creature comforts you desire, including:

  • Uconnect® 4 infotainment system with 7-inch touchscreen
  • Apple CarPlay® / Android Auto™
  • ParkView® Rear Backup Camera
  • Keyless Enter ‘n Go™
  • And more!

Test Drive Your Favorite Dodge Muscle Car at Green Dodge

So, what will it be: the 2021 Challenger or Charger? Before you make your final decision, you’ll want to get behind the wheel of both models at Green Dodge! Contact us today to arrange a test drive and experience Dodge muscle firsthand near Decatur. When you’re confident you’ve found the right performance car to exceed your expectations, our finance team will help you explore your leasing and buying options. Want to get pre-approved before your visit? Apply for financing today with our secure online form!

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