Why is the Dodge Charger so Popular?

Widely regarded as America’s only four-door muscle car, the Dodge Charger is as iconic today as it was when first introduced in 1966. The streamlined silhouette and aerodynamic curves speak of sinews and strength, but the Dodge Charger’s popularity relies on more than just skin-deep aesthetics. What has kept this vehicle at the forefront of our minds for five centuries? In one sentence, it's built for drivers who would like year-round action and style. Read on to find out more.

Performance

Speed is of the essence with this muscle car and the 2019 models certainly don’t disappoint. opt for the Hellcat and you’ll be reaching 0-60 mph in an eye-watering 3.6 seconds. The Charger R/T Daytona utilises its remarkably powerful 5.7 HEMI V8 engine to deliver up to 375 horsepower and 555 Nm of torque. And, if you’re after an adventure with strength at the steering wheel, check out the Dodger Charger SXT which features an eight-speed automatic transmission to provide world-class shift quality and fantastically close fifth- through eighth-speed gear ratios. With all this in mind, it’s no wonder that the Charger’s popularity continues to grow. This is a statement-making vehicle backed up by showstopping performance capabilities.

Tech

Putting mind above the muscle, the Dodge Charger enlists plenty of next-gen techs to keep things comfortable. The Uconnect system ensures a streamlined dashboard with full touchscreen interactivity and smartphone compatibility. Your info display will be every bit as personal as your driving style with the Charger’s customisable 7-inch cluster while an Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop will instinctively adjust your model’s cruising speed to help maintain the set distance. The inbuilt media hub is designed to keep passengers entertained on long haul trips and can be enjoyed to the fullest thanks to a range of Alpine Audio Speakers on offer. Proving that style should never trump substance, the modern-day Charger comfortably positions itself in the family car market without losing any of its quintessential edges.

Interior

Speaking of modern family cars, it goes without saying that the key to a successful road trip is space. Thankfully the Dodge Charger has plenty of room in its interior cabin, an impressive three cubic metres in fact! Heated seats and Dual-Zone Automatic Temperature Control help to keep things comfy whatever the temperature, while Tungsten accented stitching lends the upholstery a decidedly upmarket feel. This is a remarkably refined interior well suited to a range of drivers, so it won’t come to a surprise that the Dodge Charger has struck a chord with car owners of all ages.

Style

While we mentioned more than skin deep beauty at the top of this feature, we would be remiss to ignore the Dodge Charger’s immaculate style. The colour palette on offer is bold and impactful, with everything from a saturated scarlet to a thunderbolt blue. The signature LED lighting means your Charger’s iconic style can be spotted in an instant, while the racetrack taillamp provides a reminder to those in your rear-view mirror, that a masterpiece is driving upfront.

What makes the Dodge Charger so popular? Much, much more than it’s muscle and horsepower! Have a browse through our extensive range of new Dodge Chargers and pre-owned Dodge Chargers today and don’t hesitate to get in touch with any further questions.