2016 Dodge Viper

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Key specs

Base trim shown


Body style


Combined MPG


Seating capacity

175.7” x 49.1”


Rear-wheel drive



The good:

  • Knockout styling
  • Mind-blowing acceleration
  • Interior quality
  • Uconnect multimedia system

The bad:

  • Terrible outward visibility
  • Side-exit exhaust can burn bare legs
  • High price tag

4 trims

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Notable features

  • Return of the track-oriented ACR trim level for 2016
  • 645-hp, 8.4-liter V-10 engine
  • Zero to 60 mph in low 3-second range
  • Power-adjustable pedals standard
  • Xenon headlights standard

2016 Dodge Viper review: Our expert's take

Vehicle Overview

The Dodge Viper packs a massive 8.4-liter V-10 engine that makes 645 horsepower and 600 pounds-feet of torque. This rear-wheel-drive exotic sports car comes only with a six-speed manual transmission and is offered as a coupe. It competes with the Chevrolet Corvette, Porsche 911 and Nissan GT-R.
New for 2016
The track-focused Viper ACR returns and includes Brembo-brand carbon-ceramic brakes, an adjustable Bilstein-brand suspension, Kumho Ecsta high-performance tires and a lightweight battery. An ACR Extreme Aero Package is available and includes an adjustable carbon fiber rear wing, a carbon fiber diffuser and a detachable front splitter extension. New matte-finish exterior colors double the Viper’s palette to 16,000 colors.
Significant Standard Features

  • Carbon fiber and aluminum body panels
  • Functional air vents in the hood
  • Side-exit exhaust system
  • Configurable digital instrument panel
  • Uconnect multimedia system with 8.4-inch touch-screen, USB port, SD card slot and MP3 jack
  • Navigation system
  • Bluetooth streaming audio
  • Power-adjustable pedals
  • Backup camera
  • Required in every car: front airbags, antilock brakes and an electronic stability system

Significant Available Features

  • Leather upholstery
  • Driver-selectable suspension with two modes
  • Harman Kardon premium audio system with 18 speakers

Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.2
  • Interior 4.2
  • Performance 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Exterior 5.0
  • Reliability 5.0

Most recent consumer reviews


Great Car

This car does everything great. Its great looking,very fast,stops and handles fantastic. It rides firm in street mode,not harsh as some testers said. The seats are very comfortable. In race mode, it is harsh riding,but that is for the track. The shifter is very positive,with short throws. The never ending power of the V10 is almost scary. The fit and finish of the car is great. It draws a lot of attention,so I have to watch out for other drivers drifting over to me as they take pictures, one hand on the wheel,one on the camera. A lot of thumbs up and pointing. Always someone wanting to take pictures when you park it. I can work on it myself,something you cant do on other exotic supercars. Also,you dont see one on every corner.


You know what your getting when buying a Viper

I love my Viper. Its CRAZY. Its EPIC. Its Fast and everyone loves it. I love driving around town and people taking photos! I also Love track days and enhancing my true driving skills (as Vipers are Bare Bones!). I also love taking the Viper to Cars and Coffee :)


Most beautiful car I have ever owned

The performance, of this car, equals car?s costing three, and four times the price of this car. If you drive it you will smile, from ear to ear.

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New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by Dodge CPO Go
New car program benefits
36 months/36,000 miles
60 months/unlimited distance
60 months/60,000 miles
Roadside assistance
60 months/100,000 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
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