2016 Dodge Challenger Performance

COMMAND THE ROAD

Feel the horses rumble. Pack speed to spare. Harness unmatched control and responsiveness. Challenger epitomizes the alliance of power and agility–the mark of modern performance.

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HEART-POUNDING PERFORMERS

SUPERCHARGED 6.2L HEMI® SRT HELLCAT V8 ENGINE

The Supercharged 6.2L HEMI® SRT Hellcat V8 engine is the most extreme example of unrelenting muscle, making the Challenger SRT® Hellcat the most powerful muscle car ever+.

2016 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Engine Horsepower Availability by Model
2016 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat V8 Engine

6.4L HEMI® V8 ENGINE

The Dodge Challenger features an available 6.4L HEMI®
V8 engine with Best-in-Class 485 horsepower+, 475 lb-ft of torque, 0-60 mph in the low 4-second range and a top speed of 182 mph+. It also features an active exhaust to create the signature Dodge sound.

2016 Dodge Challenger 6.4L HEMI V8 Engine Horsepower Availability by Model
2016 Dodge Challenger 6.4L HEMI V8 Engine

5.7L HEMI® V8 ENGINE

The available, famed 5.7L HEMI® V8 engine delivers up to 375 horsepower and 410 lb-ft of torque at your command. Plus, if
equipped with the available TorqueFlite® eight-speed automatic transmission, Fuel Saver Technology automatically switches to four-cylinder mode during cruising for greater efficiency.

2016 Dodge Challenger 5.7L HEMI V8 Engine Horsepower Availability by Model
2016 Dodge Challenger 5.7L HEMI V8 Engine

3.6L PENTASTAR® V6 ENGINE

The 3.6L Pentastar® V6 engine delivers a solid 305 horsepower and 268 lb-ft of torque. It embodies extreme refinement by way of a compact, lightweight design with dual overhead camshafts, high-flow intake and exhaust ports, Variable Valve Timing and Electronic Throttle Control with integrated speed control, not to mention 30 highway mpg+.

2016 Dodge Challenger 3.6L Pentastar V6 Engine Horsepower Availability by Model
2016 Dodge Challenger 3.6L Pentastar V6 Engine

SHIFT YOUR WAY

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  • 2016 Dodge Challenger TorqueFlite 8 Speed Automatic Transmission

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    TORQUEFLITE® EIGHT-SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION WITH PADDLE SHIFTERS

    The available Class-Exclusive TorqueFlite® eight-speed automatic transmission+ with paddle-shifting capabilities and Sport Mode provides precision performance. The convenient shifters are crafted of die-cast metal for increased strength and improved feel.

  • 2016 Dodge Challenger 6 Speed Manual Transmission

    SIX-SPEED MANUAL TRANSMISSION

    Fear not. The art of driving has not been lost. Challenger R/T models come standard with a TREMEC® six-speed manual transmission. For those who choose to have a hands-on approach to the driving experience, this TREMEC® six-speed manual transmission not only provides a thrilling ride but feels good in the hand with a leather-wrapped shifter.

  • 2016 Dodge Challenger Performance Suspension
  • 2016 Dodge Challenger Performance Suspension
  • 2016 Dodge Challenger Performance Suspension
  • 2016 Dodge Challenger Performance Suspension

AS SMOOTH AS YOU WANNA BE

These suspension systems deliver the extraordinary handling, ride and comfort one ought to expect in a remarkable vehicle like Challenger.

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  • PERFORMANCE-TUNED

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    Outstanding ride and handling is the result of a sophisticated arrangement of an independent SLA front suspension with a high upper “A” arm, coil springs over gas-charged monotube shock absorbers and stabilizer bar, as well as lateral and diagonal lower links with dual ball joint knuckles. A Class-Exclusive rear five-link independent suspension+ is combined with coil springs, gas-charged monotube shock absorbers, stabilizer bar and an isolated suspension cradle. Go for a ride in one of our performance-tuned Challenger models and you’ll understand. (Standard on 3.6L V6- and 5.7L V8-equipped models)

  • SPORT-TUNED SUSPENSION

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    This world-class suspension upgrade includes springs, sway bars and Bilstein® high-performance shock absorbers. Lowered half an inch, it works in tandem with steering calibrations for sportier handling and an overall enhanced driving experience. (Standard on models equipped with the available Super Track Pak and either the 3.6L V6 or 5.7L V8 engines)

  • HIGH-PERFORMANCE SUSPENSION

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    Bilstein® high-performance shock absorbers with stiffer springs and sway bars and steering calibration provide a firm ride that maintains the feel for everyday commuting while being fully capable of an enhanced driving experience. This high-performance suspension builds on our Sport Suspension with steering knuckles and suspension geometry for improved balance, cornering ability and steering responsiveness. The Challenger R/T Scat Pack and 392 HEMI® Scat Pack SHAKER are capable of 0.93g on the skid pad – on par with some of the world’s best-handling cars. (Standard on models equipped with the 6.4L V8 engine)

  • SRT®-TUNED THREE-MODE ADAPTIVE DAMPENING SYSTEM 

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    With three modes, including a Street Mode for a sporty but compliant ride, a Sport Mode for firm handling and a Track Mode for maximum handling plus performance shifting and gear holding, this Bilstein® Adaptive Dampening System with an independent front short- and long-arm design and multilink rear design provides for incredible control no matter your driving conditions. (Standard on Challenger SRT® Hellcat models)

  • 2016 Dodge Challenger Brake Packages
  • 2016 Dodge Challenger Brake Packages
  • 2016 Dodge Challenger Brake Packages
  • 2016 Dodge Challenger Brake Packages

BIG TIME BRAKING POWER

Significant technology upgrades come by way
of four exceptional brake systems.

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  • BREMBO SIX-PISTON BRAKE SYSTEM

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    Standard on the Challenger SRT® 392 and SRT Hellcat
    is the largest front-brake system ever offered in any FCA US vehicle, featuring 390-mm (15.4-inch) Brembo two-piece rotors with six-piston calipers for outstanding heat management, thermal capacity and longevity.

  • BREMBO FOUR-PISTON HIGH PERFORMANCE BRAKE SYSTEM

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    With four-piston Brembo calipers at each corner and 14.2-inch (front) and 13.8-inch (rear) vented/slotted rotors, the Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack and 392 HEMI® Scat Pack SHAKER deliver world-class stopping power – enabling a braking distance of 60-0 mph in 117 feet. Improved brake cooling and fade performance come
    courtesy of wind tunnel-designed brake cooling ducts that direct airflow to the vented rotors for confident, controlled braking in almost any condition.

  • SPORT BRAKE SYSTEM

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    This four-wheel antilock brake system (ABS) is tied together with
    all-speed traction control (ASTC), electronic brake-force distribution (EBD) and brake assist. The sport brake system features 12.6-inch front and rear vented rotors and comes standard on V6 engine-equipped models.

  • PERFORMANCE BRAKE SYSTEM

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    This system improves brake performance through an increase in the front rotors' size (to 13.6 inches) and dual piston front sliding calipers. For the Super Track Pak option, performance brake linings are added for reduced brake fade under heavy braking conditions.

HANDLE YOUR BUSINESS

  • 2016 Dodge Challenger Electric Power Steering

  • 2016 Dodge Challenger Launch Control

  • 2016 Dodge Challenger Traction Control

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  • 2016 Dodge Challenger Super Track Pack

Electric Power Steering+ (EPS) helps deliver outstanding agility and handling to go along
with open-throttle power. Choose between Normal, Comfort and Sport Modes, all easily accessible
through your available Dodge Performance Pages.

Feeling the need to punch it? This carefully calibrated program delivers
improved acceleration off the line.

All-speed traction control helps maintain traction and stability by applying brake pressure to slipping wheels and reducing engine power when necessary to help the tires regain traction. Electric power steering+ works in tandem for improved handling.

Drive the Challenger the way it was meant to be driven, with handling that takes you to the edge. The Super Track Pak, available on select Challenger models, comes with performance-tuned steering, a performance suspension, performance brakes, Goodyear Eagle® F1 Performance tires and three-mode Electronic Stability Control (ESC)+ that can be completely deactivated for the ultimate track experience.

2016 Dodge Challenger Fuel Efficient Performance

UNRELENTING EFFICIENCY

Advancements in highway fuel efficiency power Challenger
into the future with up to 30 highway mpg+. Thanks to the available Class-Exclusive TorqueFlite® eight-speed automatic transmission+, electric power steering, aluminum axles and advanced driveline components, you can rule the road without chugging fuel.

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THE SCIENCE OF SAVING FUEL

Dodge Challenger delivers exceptional power and efficiency.

  • 2016 Dodge Challenger TorqueFlite Transmission

  • 2016 Dodge Challenger Power Steering

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  • 2016 Dodge Challenger Aluminum Axle

  • 2016 Dodge Challenger Driveline

The available Class-Exclusive TorqueFlite® eight-speed automatic transmission+ delivers with an impressive level of performance and efficiency. This state-of-the-art gearbox provides world-class shift quality by design, with exceptionally close fifth- through eighth-speed gear ratios along with a lower cruising rpm in top gear for added refinement.

Electric Power Steering+ (EPS) reduces fuel consumption and provides driver-selectable steering modes (Normal, Comfort and Sport) to improve both handling and performance.

Lighter-weight cast aluminum axles and housings help reduce weight and friction compared to the previous generation. The housing also includes a four-bolt design for increased durability.

Challenger delivers an exhilarating driving experience, thanks in large part to its rear-wheel-drive design and near 50/50 weight distribution. During acceleration, weight shifts to the drive axle
to increase down-force and improve traction.

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ICONS OF ADRENALINE

The Dodge Challenger is built on 45 years of muscle car heritage.
Choose from several special edition models designed for those who demand
max power and performance.


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2016 Dodge Challenger Trailblazing Performance

Trailblazing Rabble-rousers

This is high-performance driving at its best, on the road or racetrack.
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SRT® 392

The Dodge Challenger SRT® 392 delivers a new level of heart-pounding performance. Unleash the beast—the naturally aspirated 6.4L HEMI® V8 engine produces 485 horsepower, the Best in its Class+.
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SRT® HELLCAT

The Dodge Challenger SRT® Hellcat wields the fury of a Supercharged 6.2L HEMI® SRT Hellcat V8 engine that produces an unprecedented 707 HP and 650 lb-ft of torque, making it the fastest muscle car ever+. And with a sleek heritage-inspired design, dual rear exhaust tips and 20-inch wheels, this beast looks as menacing as it drives.
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