• (5.0) 1 reviews
  • MSRP: $63,284$99,128
  • Body Style: Coupe
  • Combined MPG: N/A
  • Engine: 640-hp, 8.4-liter V-10 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: Rear-wheel Drive
2013 Dodge SRT Viper

Our Take on the 2013 Dodge SRT Viper

Our Take

After two years' hiatus, the Viper returns redesigned for 2013. Look no further than the drivetrain to see what the car is all about: a 640-horsepower, 8.4-liter V-10 that shreds the rear tires through a six-speed manual transmission. There is no automatic option. The Viper competes with hi... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Amazingly uncomfortable
  • Terrible outward visibility
  • Side-exit exhaust can burn bare legs on egress
  • Sticker price
  • Hot cabin temperature
  • The noises it makes

Notable Features

  • Massively powerful V-10 engine
  • Attention-grabbing styling
  • Two seats
  • All-new interior
  • Traction and stability control for the first time
  • Rear-wheel drive


Our Expert Reviews

Driving the new 2013 SRT Viper is like being in a bar fight — brutal, violent and loud, but undeniably exciting. After a brief production hiatus, the Viper has returned for 2013 a badder, louder, faster and yet more sophisticated model than the one it replaces. But did the addition of electronic stability control, a far more luxurious interior and a once-over by Fiat's high-performan... Read full review for the 2013 Dodge SRT Viper

Consumer Reviews


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best car humans made

by lateron from on January 24, 2013

perfect every day car its quiet and nice when you want it to and fast and loud you put your foot down

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Crash-Test Reports


Great news! There are currently no known recalls on 2013 Dodge SRT Viper.

Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $3,000 per year.

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Warranties Explained


Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties.


Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car. It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties. With a few exceptions, powertrain warranties don't cover regular maintenance like engine tuneups and tire rotations.

Roadside Assistance

Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. These programs cover anything from flat-tire changes and locksmith services to jump-starts and towing. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms (if you have to wait for repairs).

Free Scheduled Maintenance

Some automakers include free scheduled maintenance for items such as oil changes, air filters and tire rotations. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. They are typically for the first couple of years of ownership of a new car.

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