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2016 Dodge Charger vs. 2016 Dodge Challenger

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It’s usual for the Dodge Charger and Dodge Challenger to be compared to its competitors, but rarely head-to-head.
Both models are available with the incredible hellcat engine, but which do you choose?

Below, as some of the overall stats. from both models, with an overall conclusion.

2016 Dodge Charger
3.6L Pentastar V6 – 292 HP, 260 lb.-ft. torque, SE, SXT.
5.7L HEMI V8 – 370 HP, 395 lb.-ft. torque, R/T, R/T Road & Track.
6.4L HEMI V8 – 485 HP, 475 lb.-ft. torque, R/T Scat Pack, SRT 393.
6.2L HEMI SRT Hellcat V8 – 707 HP, 650 lb.-ft. torque, SRT Hellcat.

2016 Dodge Challenger
3.6L Pentastar V6 – 305 HP, 268 lb.-ft. torque, SXT, SXT Plus.
5.7L HEMI V8 – 375 HP, 410 lb.-ft. torque, R/T, R/T Plus, R/T Shaker, R/T Plus Shaker.
6.4L HEMI V8 – 485 HP, 475 lb.-ft. torque, R/T Scat Pack, 392 HEMI Scat Pack Shaker, SRT 392.
6.2L HEMI SRT Hellcat V8 – 707 HP, 650 lb.-ft. torque, SRT Hellcat.
Both models have a TorqueFlite 8-speed automatic transmission, the 2016 Dodge Charger having a six speed manual transmission.
The challenger is rearwheel drive only, the Dodge Charger has an all wheel drive option.
The trim and technology in both vehicles being the same or very similar.
The safety features in both vehicles, both having the same levels of security and peace of mind.

The Challenger has less interior room than the Charger, and as the Charger is available in a 4 door, it would arguably make a better daily driver.

As with any vehicle, the two models look very different and this can be a big deciding factor. As both are similarly equipped and priced, the two distinctive looks give you a lot of options.

Both models start at roughly the same price. The 2016 Dodge Challenger, starting at $26,995 in the 2016 Dodge Charger, starting at $27,995.

Which do you choose?

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