2014 Dodge Charger
- Aggressive styling
- Interior quality
- Comfortable backseat for adults
- Despite RWD layout, not especially dynamic
- Front seats are too spongy
- No manual transmission offered
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
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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