2022 Dodge Charger

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$32,645

starting MSRP

Key specs

Base trim shown

Sedan

Body style

23

Combined MPG

5

Seating capacity

198.4” x 58.4”

Dimensions

Rear-wheel drive

Drivetrain

Overview

The good:

  • Roomy interior
  • Powerful V-6 and V-8 engines
  • V-6 gas mileage
  • Uconnect multimedia system
  • SRT Hellcat performance

The bad:

  • Fake-looking interior metal trim
  • V-8 fuel economy
  • Heated and ventilated seat controls on multimedia screen
  • Important active-safety features not standard

8 trims

Starting msrp listed lowest to highest price

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Our 2022 Dodge Charger trim comparison will help you decide.

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Notable features

  • Five-seat full-size sedan
  • Rear- or all-wheel drive
  • V-6 or V-8 power, including 797-hp supercharged V-8
  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto standard

2022 Dodge Charger review: Our expert's take

What Is the 2022 Dodge Charger?

The Dodge Charger is a full-size sedan that can seat up to five people. It’s powered by a standard 292-horsepower, 3.6-liter V-6 engine that works with an eight-speed automatic transmission. The V-6’s horsepower is bumped up to 300 for the all-wheel-drive SXT trim level and the GT. Also available are a 370-hp, 5.7-liter V-8; a 485-hp, 6.4-liter V-8; and a 717- or 797-hp, supercharged 6.2-liter V-8. Rear- and all-wheel-drive versions are offered, though opting for AWD means sticking with the V-6.  

With its most powerful available engines, the 2022 Charger is one of the fastest sedans at any price. Competitors include the Nissan Maxima and Toyota Avalon, as well as muscle cars like the Ford Mustang and Chevrolet Camaro. You can see how the Charger scored in our Car Seat Check here.

What’s New on the 2022 Dodge Charger?

There are no significant changes this year. 

What Features in the 2022 Dodge Charger Are Most Important?

Standard features include:

  • 17-inch aluminum wheels
  • 7-inch touchscreen multimedia system
  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone connectivity
  • Satellite radio
  • Power-adjustable front seats
  • Rear parking sensors

Available features include:

  • 19- or 20-inch wheels
  • 8.4-inch touchscreen
  • Navigation
  • Alpine or Harman Kardon premium stereo
  • Heated front and rear seats
  • Ventilated front seats
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Leather seats
  • Brembo brakes
  • Adaptive suspension 
  • Forward collision warning with automatic emergency braking
  • Lane keep assist
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Automatic high-beam headlights

Should I Buy the 2022 Dodge Charger? 

With its rear-drive platform and available high-output V-8 engines, the Charger is a bit of an outlier among its competitors. There’s plenty of space inside, and a large trunk is another plus. Just be aware: The V-8-powered versions get pricey, and they have a big appetite for fuel. 

Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 5.0
  • Interior 5.0
  • Performance 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Exterior 5.0
  • Reliability 5.0

Most recent consumer reviews

5.0

Easy process

Amazing experience, the process was very easy with excellent customer service. I didn't feel overwhelmed with paper work or a lot of unnecessary questions. Just strait to the point and sale.

5.0

Cheap fun!

2022 Charger. Handle and drives great with the 20 inch wheels. Brakes great. Getting 26 mpg town and over 30 mpg on the highway. Plenty of power with the 3.6 engine. Great car for the money.

5.0

Charger - Best In Its Class!

The 2022 GT Charger looks great and sexy. Has a great sport suspension with excellent handling, V6 and ride. Best of all it gets excellent highway gas mileage. 30+ MPG. Trim and interior are perfect, except for not having the updated LED interior lighting. Otherwise, car can compete with any foreign manufacture in quality and price. Would recommend this car with a five-star rating.

See all 4 consumer reviews

Safety

Based on the 2022 Dodge Charger base trim.
Combined side rating front seat
4
Combined side rating rear seat
5
Frontal barrier crash rating driver
4
Frontal barrier crash rating passenger
4
Overall frontal barrier crash rating
4
Overall rating
5
Overall side crash rating
5
Risk of rollover
10.1%
Rollover rating
5
Side barrier rating
5
Side barrier rating driver
4
Side barrier rating passenger rear seat
5
Side pole rating driver front seat
5

Warranty

New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by Dodge CPO Go
New car program benefits
Bumper-to-bumper
36 months/36,000 miles
Corrosion
60 months/unlimited distance
Powertrain
60 months/60,000 miles
Roadside assistance
60 months/60,000 miles
Certified Pre-Owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
6-10 MY and/or 75,001-120,000 miles
Basic warranty terms
3 Month 3,000 mile Max Care Warranty
Dealer certification required
125 point inspection
Roadside assistance
Yes
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