For 2013, Dodge Challenger delivers a powerful and efficient engine lineup, iconic design and a starting MSRP of $27,295.
Under the hoods
For the enthusiast, the 2013 Dodge Challenger R/T, R/T Plus and R/T Classic models feature the legendary 5.7-liter HEMI V-8 engine that delivers up to 375 horsepower, 410 pound-feet of torque and an average of 16 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway.
The Dodge Challenger R/T, R/T Plus and R/T Classic models with this V8 engine and the optional five-speed automatic transmission produce 372 horsepower and 400 pound-feet of torque and include innovative Fuel Saver Technology to transition to high-fuel-economy four-cylinder mode when less power is needed and V-8 mode when more power is in demand.
For the Dodge Challenger SXT, SXT Plus and Rallye Redline models, the standard engine is a 3.6-liter V-6, which features 305 horsepower at 6,350 rpm and 268 pound-feet of torque at 4,800 rpm. The fuel economy ratings for this V6 engine are 18 mpg in the city and 27 mpg on the highway.
Model lineup: Challenger SXT
Starting off the lineup is the 2013 Dodge Challenger SXT model, which is well equipped for the driver looking for iconic styling and value (MSRP: $27,295).
On the inside, Challenger SXT features include a six-speaker audio system, automatic climate control; chromed-interior door handles; premium soft-touch instrument panel, armrest and door panels; LED-illuminated cup holders and courtesy lamps; and premium cloth seats with accent stitching.
Challenger SXT Plus
For drivers who want even more connectivity, comfort and convenience features, the 2013 Dodge Challenger SXT Plus (MSRP $27,795) adds premium Nappa leather seats, SiriusXM Radio with 12-month subscription, six Boston Acoustics premium speakers with 276 watt amplifier, and more.
Challenger Rallye Redline
The 2013 Challenger Rallye Redline model (MSRP $29,695) includes a signature red stripe with two thin side stripes, body-color deck-lid spoiler and 20-inch black chrome wheels.
Designed for the Dodge enthusiast who wants performance with even more nostalgic cues, the 2013 Dodge Challenger R/T Classic (MSRP $33,995) adds dual bodyside R/T stripes in matte black or white, large 20-inch aluminum “Envy” wheels or available forged “Heritage” wheels, “Challenger” fender badges in classic script, heritage “R/T” grille badge, functional hood scoops and more.
The 2013 Dodge Challenger R/T (MSRP $31,090) builds off the SXT and adds the legendary 5.7-liter HEMI V-8 engine, “R/T” grille badge, “HEMI” hood badges, rear body-color deck-lid spoiler and more.
Challenger R/T Plus
Next, there’s the 2013 Dodge Challenger R/T Plus (MSRP $33,090), which adds premium Nappa leather seating, six Boston Acoustics premium speakers with 276-watt amplifier, and more.
Dodge Challenger wins ‘Shopper’s Choice Award’
Representing the voices of millions of shoppers who visit Cars.com, the Dodge Challenger beat out nine other domestic and import finalists, ranging from small cars to larger SUVs and trucks, to be named the “Shopper’s Choice” of 2012.
The top 10 finalists for the Shopper’s Choice Award were selected based on shoppers’ actions on the site that indicated interest in new vehicles, including searching for vehicles, sending inquiries to dealers on availability and filling out a positive review of their vehicle. The Dodge Challenger took home the title after grabbing the most votes from Cars.com Facebook fans in the final round of the competition.
You can learn more about 2013 Dodge Challenger – built at Chrysler Group LLC’s Brampton, Ontario, Canada assembly plant – by visiting your local Southeast Texas dealer or logging on to www.dodge.com.