What Is the 2020 Dodge Charger?
The Dodge Charger is a full-size sedan that can seat up to five people. It runs on a standard 292-horsepower, 3.6-liter V-6 engine that works with an eight-speed automatic transmission. A 370-hp, 5.7-liter V-8; a 485-hp, 6.4-liter V-8 and a 707-hp, supercharged 6.2-liter V-8 are also available. Rear- and all-wheel-drive versions are offered. Competitors include the Nissan Maxima and Chevrolet Impala.
What’s New on the 2020 Dodge Charger?
New Widebody versions of the Scat Pack and SRT Hellcat models are available. Features include new front and rear styling, fender flares, Brembo-brand brakes and wider wheels and tires. A new all-wheel-drive version of the GT trim also joins the lineup.
Meanwhile, a Daytona 50th Anniversary Edition of the SRT Hellcat is now available. It honors the 1969 Charger Daytona and features an uprated engine that makes 717 hp, a special Daytona decklid and unique decals. Only 501 will be produced.
What Features in the 2020 Dodge Charger Are Most Important?
A range of engines means you can get a Charger that’s relatively mild to extremely wild; the SRT Hellcat boasts a top speed of 196 mph, according to Dodge. Available all-wheel drive should provide some peace of mind for shoppers in the snow belt. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone connectivity is standard, and most trim levels have the impressive 8.4-inch touchscreen multimedia system. Forward collision warning with automatic emergency braking is optional.
2020 Dodge Charger Vs. 2020 Chevrolet Impala: How Do They Compare?
If you’re willing to trade ride comfort, cabin roominess and trunk capacity for performance and attitude, the Charger takes the lead. It offers a range of V-8 engines whereas the Impala is V-6-only. The front-wheel-drive Impala also comes in fewer varieties, while the Charger offers five trims. Both cars pack plenty of available multimedia features.
Should I Buy the 2020 Dodge Charger?
With its rear-wheel-drive platform and available high-output V-8 engines, the Charger is a bit of an outlier among its competitors but should be high on your list if you’re looking for a four-door muscle car.