2014 Dodge Charger

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2014 Dodge Charger
2014 Dodge Charger

Key specs

Base trim shown

Overview

The good:

  • Aggressive styling
  • Interior quality
  • Comfortable backseat for adults

The bad:

  • Despite RWD layout, not especially dynamic
  • Front seats are too spongy
  • No manual transmission offered

5 trims

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Notable features

  • High-output 300-hp V-6 available
  • Available eight-speed automatic transmission for V-6
  • Available V-8 power
  • Rear- or all-wheel drive
  • Available 8.4-inch touch-screen multimedia system
  • High-performance SRT8, SRT 392 Super Bee versions

2014 Dodge Charger review: Our expert's take

What Is the 2014 Dodge Charger?

The 2014 Dodge Charger is a five-seat, full-size sedan with an emphasis on performance. It competes with the Ford Taurus and Chevrolet Impala, and it's available in SE, SXT, R/T, SRT8 and SRT8 Superbee trim levels. Rear-wheel drive is standard, and all-wheel drive is available.

What's New on the 2014 Dodge Charger?

The Redline Package is new for 2014, and it includes a 3.6-liter V-6 engine with a sport exhaust, cold-air induction, performance all-season tires, a rear spoiler, 20-inch black-chrome wheels with red accents, a sport suspension, sport seating, an upgraded audio system and steering-wheel-mounted shift paddles. An eight-speed automatic transmission with Sport mode is also included.

How Does the 2014 Dodge Charger Compare to Other Full-Size Family Sedans?

The Charger offers better AWD handling, more interior room and more-intuitive controls than the Ford Taurus, and a Sport mode is lacking in the Impala. However, the Impala includes a nicer interior, and both the Impala and the Taurus have roomier trunks.

What Features in the 2014 Dodge Charger Are Most Important?

The 2014 Dodge Charger comes standard with a 3.6-liter V-6 that produces either 292 or 300 horsepower. An available 370-hp, 5.7-liter V-8 includes cylinder deactivation for better fuel efficiency. A five-speed automatic transmission comes standard with both engines, and the V-6 engine is offered with an eight-speed automatic. The SXT and R/T trims can be equipped with all-wheel drive; all others have rear-wheel drive.

Touring, Performance and Super Track Pak suspensions are available, and the R/T Road & Track Package adds a 3.06 rear axle ratio and performance tuning for the engine and transmission. The SRT8 and SRT8 Superbee models are both equipped with a 470-hp, 6.4-liter V-8 engine, a five-speed automatic transmission, steering-wheel-mounted shift paddles, a three-mode adaptive suspension and Brembo brakes.

Significant standard features include an acoustic windshield and front side glass for reduced noise, 17-inch aluminum wheels, full-width rear-end illumination, LED taillights, halogen headlights, dual chrome exhaust tips, cloth upholstery, a 60/40-split folding backseat, dual-zone manual air conditioning, cruise control and a 4.3-inch touchscreen CD stereo with USB and MP3 ports.

Available features include 18-, 19- or 20-inch rims, split-five-spoke 20-inch forged-aluminum wheels with black-painted accents, fog lights, high-intensity-discharge headlights, a rear spoiler, heated side mirrors, rain-sensing windshield wipers, a power moonroof, side skirts, a black grille, a deck lid spoiler, dual-zone automatic air conditioning, power-adjustable pedals with memory, an 8.4-inch touchscreen system with SD card reader, Beats by Dre premium audio, Harman Kardon premium audio, Garmin-based navigation system, a full-color information center, Bluetooth connectivity, adaptive cruise control, leather upholstery, heated and cooled cupholders, ventilated front seats, front and rear heated seats and a heated steering wheel.

Standard safety features include antilock brakes, an electronic stability system, side-impact airbags for the front seats, side curtain airbags and a driver-side knee airbag. A collision warning system, blind spot warning system with rear cross-path detection, rear parking sensors and backup camera can all be added.

Should I Buy the 2014 Dodge Charger?

A roomy backseat, well-appointed interior and aggressive style all work in favor of the 2014 Dodge Charger. However, rear-wheel-drive models aren't particularly responsive, and it can't be equipped with a manual transmission – a significant omission on a performance vehicle like the Charger. It's worth scrutinizing the driver's seat as well to see if it's comfortable, as some of our testers found it spongy.

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Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.7
  • Interior design 4.6
  • Performance 4.7
  • Value for the money 4.5
  • Exterior styling 4.8
  • Reliability 4.6

Most recent consumer reviews

1.0

This has been a complete nightmare

This car hasn’t even been drove 10,000 miles and it’s already broke down. Auto Time did repairs that has been a issue since day one.

4.9

Best car I've owned

This car meets all my needs and is also my dream car. It is very reliable and is also very good on gas. I would highly recommend this car.

5.0

Best vehicle I've ever had.

I've been all over United States in this vehicle it has never let me down I have never broke down in this vehicle. It has given me the best memories of my life. I still own this vehicle and never giving up. I believe if you take care of your Dodge regular checkups it will take care you.

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Warranty

New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by Dodge
Certified Pre-Owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
5 model years or newer/less than 75,000 miles
Basic warranty terms
3 months/3,000 miles
Powertrain
7 years/100,000 miles
Dealer certification required
125-point inspection
Roadside assistance
Yes
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