• (4.6) 77 reviews
  • Inventory Prices: $1,184–$16,492
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 17-23
  • Engine: 250-hp, 3.5-liter V-6 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: Rear-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 5-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
2006 Dodge Charger

Our Take on the Latest Model 2006 Dodge Charger

What We Don't Like

  • Lighter steering than expected
  • Seatback support
  • No grab handles
  • Rear headroom
  • Outside visibility for rear passengers

Notable Features

  • Famous model name revived for 2006
  • Available Hemi V-8
  • RWD
  • Higher-performance Daytona R/T in retro colors
  • 425-hp Charger SRT8

Consumer Reviews

(4.6)

Average based on 77 reviews

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Powerful and comfortable

by 06Daytona from Groton CT on January 15, 2018

I bought it about 6 months ago and it’s my daily driver. Never had an issue with it. It rides amazing on the snow with all season tires. Perfect for long road trips.

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2006 Dodge Charger Safety Ratings

Crash-Test Reports

IIHS Ratings

Based on Dodge Charger Base

Head Restraints and Seats
A
Moderate overlap front
G
Side
P

IIHS Ratings

Based on Dodge Charger Base

G Good
A Acceptable
M Marginal
P Poor

Head Restraints and Seats

Dynamic Rating
A
Overall Rear
A
Seat Head/Restraint Geometry
G

Moderate overlap front

Chest
G
Head/Neck
G
Left Leg/Foot
G
Overall Front
G
Restraints
G
Right Leg/Foot
G
Structure/safety cage
G

Other

Head Restraint
G

Side

Driver Head Protection
P
Driver Head and Neck
G
Driver Pelvis/Leg
P
Driver Torso
P
Overall Side
P
Rear Passenger Head Protection
A
Rear Passenger Head and Neck
G
Rear Passenger Pelvis/Leg
G
Rear Passenger Torso
G
Structure/safety cage
A
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is a nonprofit research and communications organization funded by auto insurers. IIHS rates vehicles good, acceptable, marginal or poor based on performance in high-speed front and side crash tests. IIHS also evaluates seat/head restraints for protection against neck injuries in rear impacts.

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Dodge Charger Base

Overall Rollover Rating

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Dodge Charger Base

Overall Rollover Rating
Driver's
Passenger's
Front Seat
Rear Seat
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation. NHTSA provides vehicle safety information such as front- and side-crash ratings and rollover ratings. Vehicles are rated using a star rating system from 1-5 stars, with 5 being the highest.

Recalls

There are currently 5 recalls for this car.


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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,400 per year.

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