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In 2018 the Challenger brings in the new top of the lineup SRT Demon. This car has 840 horsepower and blows all over vehicles out of the water. 2018 also brings in a new Widebody model for the SRT Hellcat. New cosmetic updates and a Performance Handling package are also available. An enlarged touchscreen and rearview camera have been made standard features for all models.
- 840 horsepower
- 305/35ZR20 Pirelli tires
- Four-piston Brembo brakes
- Parkview rear back-up camera
- Forward Collision Warning
- Rear Cross Path detection
- Air-Catcher headlamps with Hellcat logo
- Low Gloss Black “5Deep” lightweight aluminum wheels
- Nappa/Alcantara performance seats
How many engines are available with the Challenger?
The 2018 Dodge Challenger has 5 engines, each paired with a specific trim. The 3.6-liter V6 has 305 horsepower and is paired with the SXT and GT trims. The 5.7-liter Hemi V8 has 375 horsepower and is paired with the R/T and T/A. The R/T Scat Pack, the 392 Hemi Scat Pack Shaker, the T/A 392, and the SRT 392 are all paired with the 6.4-liter V8 with 485 horsepower. Next is the SRT Hellcat with its all-powerful 707 horsepower 6.2-liter supercharged V8 with 650 lb-ft of torque. This engine is only beaten by the SRT Demon’s 6.2-liter supercharged Hemi V8 and its 840 horsepower with 770 lb-ft of torque. All engines but the Demon can come with a six-speed manual transmission. A choice transmission, that comes standard on the Demon, is an eight-speed automatic which can sometimes offer a better fuel economy than its manual transmission counterpart. Most engines also have the option between rear-wheel drive and all-wheel drive.
What features come standard?
With seven trim levels, you are sure to find a Challenger you are bound to love. The base SXT trim comes standard with 18-inch wheels, two USB ports, a 7-inch touchscreen, Bluetooth, heated mirrors, automatic headlights, and keyless entry and ignition. The GT is the next trim level with standard foglights, an 8.4-inch touchscreen, 19-inch wheels, heated front seats, rear parking sensors, and upgraded brakes. This trim is also the only Challenger with all-wheel drive. Next is the R/T with the SXT features standard and additional 20-inch wheels, foglights, an active sport exhaust, a limited slip differential, and upgraded brakes. The R/T 392 adds to the R/T with Brembo performance brakes, rear parking sensors, cloth sport seats, sport-tuned suspension, and an 8.4-inch touchscreen. Next trim is the SRT 392 with navigation, heated front seats, adaptive suspension dampers, a heated steering wheel, and xenon headlights. Each of these models also has additional variants with extra features too. The Hellcat was the 2017 top of the line trim with automatic high beams and wipers, quad exhaust tips, and a sportier suspension. In 2018 this trim receives an upgrade with the option to choose the Hellcat Widebody for additional handling and grip. The brand new Demon now tops the trims’ lineup with a street legal drag slick, a transbrake, multiple cooling systems, and a whole lot more.
How many safety features are available in 2018?
The Challenger has over 70 safety and security features available in 2018. Many of these were installed standard to help it receive a five-star crash test rating from the Department of Transportation. Standard safety features may include traction control, an engine immobilizer, ParkView rear back-up cameras, and blind-spot warning. Additional features are available as standalone options. Some of these features include adaptive cruise control, rear cross path detection, and blind-spot monitoring.
Final Thoughts on the 2018 Dodge Challenger
If you wanted speedie, yet functional, come check out the Dodge Challenger!