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Chrysler's SRT8 Lineup Priced

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Chrysler confirmed pricing on its 2012 SRT8 lineup today. The 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 will start at $54,470; the 2012 Chrysler 300 SRT8 will come in at $47,170; the 2012 Dodge Charger SRT8 at $45,795; and the refreshed 2012 Dodge Challenger at $43,995, said Wendy Orthman, Chrysler spokeswoman. All prices exclude a destination fee.

All models include daylong track eligibility, with a “first-rate” driving instructor who will help teach basic performance street and track driving techniques, according to Chrysler.

Overall, the Challenger SRT8 sees the smallest price increase — up $1,215 from 2011 — but it gets more power. The brand-new Grand Cherokee SRT8 is a whopping $11,145 more expensive than its 2010 predecessor. The Charger SRT8 sees a more than $7,000 increase and the Chrysler 300 SRT8 about a $2,000 increase over their older models.

Continue reading below to see what you get for the price.

2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8: $54,470

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  • 470-hp, 6.4-liter V-8, 465 lbs.-ft. (12/18 mpg city/highway) 
  • Five-speed automatic transmission, with steering-wheel paddle shifters 
  • On-demand four-wheel drive 
  • LED daytime running lights 
  • Automatic high-beam headlights 
  • Power liftgate 
  • Leather and suede upholstery 
  • Heated/cooled front seats, rear heated seats 
  • Heated power tilt/telescoping steering wheel 
  • Backup camera, rear parking sensor  
  • 506-watt, nine-speaker stereo 
  • Navigation system 

Notable options 

  • 825-watt, 19-speaker audio system  
  • Adaptive cruise control 
  • Blind spot monitoring system 
  • Leather-wrapped dash 

2012 Dodge Charger SRT8: $45,795

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  • 470-hp, 6.4-liter V-8, 470 lbs.-ft. (mpg TBA)
  • Five-speed automatic transmission
  • High-intensity-discharge headlights
  • Heated/cooled cupholders
  • Passive keyless entry
  • 8.4-inch LED touch-screen with navigation and Bluetooth
  • 900-watt, 19-speaker audio system with USB port
  • Heated/cooled front seats, rear heated seats
  • Heated power tilt/telescoping steering wheel

Notable options

  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Blind spot monitoring system
  • Rain sensing wipers
  • Backup camera

2012 Chrysler 300 SRT8: $47,170

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  • 470-hp, 6.4-liter V-8, 470 lbs.-ft. (mpg TBA)
  • Five-speed automatic transmission
  • Heated power tilt/telescoping steering wheel
  • Heated/cooled cupholder
  • 8-4-inch touch-screen navigation system and Bluetooth
  • Passive-entry system
  • 278-watt, six-speaker audio system with USB port
  • Backup camera, front/rear parking sensors

Notable options

  • Leather-wrapped interior including door trim and dash
  • 900-watt, 19-speaker audio system
  • Integrated side mirror turn signals

2012 Dodge Challenger SRT8 392: $43,995

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  • 470-hp, 6.4-liter V-8, 470 lbs.-ft. (14/23 mpg with manual)
  • Six-speed manual transmission
  • 20-inch polished aluminum wheels
  • Active damping suspension with Sport mode
  • Passive-entry with push-button start
  • 6.4-inch touch-screen display with 30-gigabyte hard drive and USB port
  • Bluetooth audio streaming
  • Heated leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Heated leather seats

Notable options

  • Five-speed automatic transmission
  • 900-watt, 18-speaker stereo system

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