Muscular, bold, and loaded with a rich heritage, the fresh 2017 Dodge Charger promises to be the ultimate choice for anyone searching for a spacious full-size sedan and more.
Several of its highlights include an excellent touchscreen interface, hugely potent V8 engines, smooth and supple ride, an available AWD system, and an upscale interior. Its release date should be expected during the 1st Q of 2016.
New add-ons for 2017 include a track-tuned performance, a new Super Track Pak, HD radio, leather upholstery, and upgraded suspension tuning. Anyone who has or is looking for a large sedan that offers exemplary attitude, luxury and performance should look no more as the Charger comes chock full of appealing luxury, convenience, entertainment, and comfort items.
For 2017, the Charger still employs its rear wheel drive system in comparison to most of its rivals which offer a front wheel drive.
Also, the sedan happens to be the only vehicle that offers a V8 within its price range. Add to the plenty of fun options, brash styling, and the notorious 707 hp Hellcat and you easily get yourself a perfect, all-rounded sedan.
Despite a lot of attention being drawn to the loud, high-performance Charger models, the Charger also offers some bruising acts and can try a contest with the best of them. A quiet cabin, American standard sedan character, and an absorbent ride is what you get for the V6-powered SXT or SE models.
There is also plenty of room left for customization in case you want a a track-ready performance version or a comfort-oriented Charger. So much can be said about the Charger but it goes without saying that the segment offers a plethora of alternatives. Some of them include the 2017 Toyota Avalon, 2017 Chevrolet Impala, 2017 Chrysler 300, and 2017 Kia Cadenza.
Available Trims – Dodge Charger
The new 2017 Charger comes in a dizzying seven trims: base SE, SXT, R/T, R/T Road & Track, R/T Scat Pack, and the range-topping SRT 392 and SRT Hellcat trims. The rear-wheel-drive is standard for all trims except the SXT and SE trims that come with an optional AWD.
Exterior Pictures & Interior Concept – 2017 Dodge Charger
Starting off the trim lineup is the SE model that comes equipped with a 5” touchscreen interface, automatic headlights, 17” alloy wheels, a six-speaker sound system, a telescopic-and-tilt steering wheel, Bluetooth audio and phone connectivity, manual air-conditioning, auxiliary audio input, keyless entry and ignition, dual-charge USB ports, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, and larger brakes.
Moving to the SXT gets you an eight-way power lumbar adjustment, heated mirrors, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, an 8.4” touchscreen interface, 18” wheels, satellite and HD radio, automatic climate control (dual-zone), remote ignition, satellite and HD radio, smartphone app integration, and LED foglights.
Opting for the SXT trim gets you xenon headlights, heated rear seats, rear parking sensors, 20” wheels, lane departure warning system, automatic high-beam control, heated rear seats, leather upholstery, a power front passenger seat, LED interior lighting, lane-keeping assist, a power tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel, and adaptive cruise control.
Choosing the R/T trim gets you adaptive xenon headlights, rear parking sensors, a heated power-adjustable steering wheel, a launch control, driver memory settings, synthetic-suede upholstery, three-mode stability control, heated rear seats, rear parking sensors, ventilated front seats, and Performance Pages.
The SRT 392 trim comes equipped with an active exhaust system, upgraded suspension tuning, Brembo brakes, HD radio, adaptive shock absorbers, and xenon headlights.
At the top of the food chain is the SRT Hellcat that comes equipped with keyless remote, a powerful supercharged 6.2L V8, a blinds-spot monitoring, and a full-power key fob.
2017 Dodge Charger Engine Specs
The SE and the SXT come with a 3.6L V6 engine good for 292 hp and 260 pounds of torque. Also, the optional Rallye Group available as an option to all the 2017 Dodge Charger boosts the engine’s output to 300 hp and 264 lbs. of torque.
Getting a 5.7L V8 engine rated at 370 horsepower and 395 lbs. of torque are both the R/T and R/T Road and Track trims. .
Finally, the SRT Hellcat, a higher performance version, comes equipped with a 6.2L V8 engine rated at staggering 707 horsepower and 650 lbs. of torque.
Price & 2017 Dodge Charger Release Date
Its release date should be expected during the 1st Q of next year. As for the price, expect the 2017 Dodge Charger 392 coupe to cost you an MSRP starting from $50,995, the Hellcat – $65,945, and the sedan – $27,995.