The Dodge Charger gets some exciting new features for 2017. There are two new trim levels called Daytona and Daytona 392. They feature more power and performance with Daytona Satin Black exterior and unique interior seats. Any trim with the HEMI V8 engine gets a new active exhaust system. There is also the new Uconnect system with an 8.4-inch screen. It includes smartphone integration that allows the driver to use the smartphone system they use every day. Additional new features are a Rallye Package on SXT AWD models and new signature Houndstooth cloth seats on SXT and R/T models. There are so many more features that you need to check out! Keep reading below to learn all about those features!
Under the Charger's Hood
Every trim level gets an eight-speed automatic transmission and rear-wheel drive. Of course, there is an option to add all-wheel drive. The base engine in the SE and SXT is a 3.6-liter engine that is rated at 260 pound-feet of torque and 292 horsepower. When the Rallye Group is added, the power is bumped up to 264 pound-feet of torque and 300 horsepower. The fuel economy is 23 mpg combined. When its equipped with all-wheel drive, the mpg is 21 combined. The R/T and Daytona get a 5.7-liter V8 that is powered by 395 pound-feet of torque and 370 horsepower. The fuel economy is 19 mpg combined. The R/T Scat Pack and both the 392 trims get a 6.4-liter V8 with 475 pound-feet of torque and 485 horsepower. The fuel economy is 18 mpg combined. Then the Hellcat gets a 6.2-liter V8 rated at 650 pound-feet of torque and 707 horsepower. The fuel economy is 16 mpg combined.
Design of the Dodge Charger
All the available trim levels are SE, SXT, R/T, Daytona, R/T Scat Pack, Daytona 392, SRT 392, and SRT Hellcat. The base features in the Chargers are keyless entry and ignition, a six-way power-adjustable driver seat, dual-zone manual climate control, a leather-wrapped tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, a 60/40-split folding backseat, 17-inch alloy wheels, Bluetooth, a 5-inch Uconnect, and a six-speaker sound system. Additional packages are the Popular Equipment Group that includes rear parking sensors, remote start, and satellite radio and the Power Sunroof Group with a rear spoiler and sunroof. So many of the features available on the higher trims can actually be added to the lower trims to make the perfect Dodge Charger you want.
What are the features of the SXT trim level?
The SXT includes LED foglamps, upgraded cloth upholstery, heated mirrors, dual-zone automatic climate control, an auto-dimming mirror, an eight-way power-adjustable driver seat, an upgraded six-speaker sound system, an additional USB port up front, and the upgraded 8.4-inch Uconnect touchscreen.
What is included in the Charger Plus Group?
The Plus Group includes 20-inch hyper black aluminum wheels or painted aluminum wheels, a vehicle security alarm, auto-adjust exterior mirrors, an auto-dimming driver side mirror, rear park assist, a heated steering wheel, heated rear seats, and a memory powered driver seat.
Can I get an oil change at your dealership?
Yes, we have an express lane oil change service! Schedule an Oil Change!
The 2017 Dodge Charger receives all the standard safety and security features. The features include anti-lock disc brakes, a driver knee airbag, front seat side-impact airbags, side curtain airbags, and stability and traction control. There are also some optional safety features that can be added which includes rear parking sensors, a rearview camera, a lane departure warning and intervention system, a blind-spot monitoring system with rear cross-traffic alert, and a forward collision warning and mitigation system with automatic braking. Any Charger with Uconnect Access will offer remote vehicle access through the app, emergency assistance, and even text notifications when the alarm goes off. Come down to Earnhardt to test drive the new 2017 Dodge Charger!