September 1, 2016 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - The Dodge Challenger is the most powerful muscle car ever. The 2017 Dodge Challenger SXT, with its standard powerful and fuel-efficient Pentastar V-6 engine and TorqueFlite eight-speed transmission, delivers 305 horsepower and an estimated 30 miles per gallon (mpg) on the highway. The Dodge Challenger R/T with the high-torque 5.7-liter HEMI paired with the TorqueFlite eight-speed or six-speed manual transmission delivers up to 375 horsepower. The 392 HEMI delivers 485 horsepower and 475 lb.-ft. of torque: the most horsepower and torque available for a U.S. Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) less than $40,000. New for 2017, Dodge brings back the Challenger T/A to the naturally aspirated Dodge 5.7- and 392 HEMI lineup. Features include a new active exhaust system, wider wheels, performance tires, cold-air induction components, including new SRT Hellcat-inspired driver and passenger side “Air Catcher” headlamps featuring unique LED-illuminated T/A logos. Available hood pins are designed to highlight the Dodge brand’s cultivation of its storied performance history. The Dodge Challenger T/A 392 adds six-piston Brembo front brakes. The SRT 392 features adaptive damping suspension and SRT Drive Modes. The Challenger SRT Hellcat with its 707-horsepower supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI V-8 engine is the most powerful and fastest muscle car ever.
 
Highlights
  • 707-horsepower Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat returns as the quickest, fastest and most powerful muscle car ever ·       
    • 0-60 miles per hour (mph) in the mid-3 second range with TorqueFlite 8HP90 eight-speed automatic transmission
    • National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) certified quarter mile elapsed time of 11.2 seconds with street tires (10.8 seconds on drag radial tires)
    • Top speed of 199 mph
  • Challenger SRT 392 model delivers 485 horsepower along with adaptive suspension and functional SRT performance cues
  • Active Exhaust is now standard on all HEMI V-8 models. New for 2017, all 5.7L HEMI V-8 Challenger models, including T/A, feature a 2.75-inch electronically controlled active exhaust system to deliver a signature Dodge muscle-car sound
  • Both the T/A 392 and Challenger SRT models feature the largest front-brake package ever offered in a FCA US vehicle, 390-mm (15.4-inch) Brembo two-piece rotors with six-piston calipers, for outstanding heat management, thermal capacity and longevity
  • SRT Drive Modes allow the driver to tailor their driving experience by controlling horsepower, transmission shift speeds, steering (Challenger SRT 392), paddle shifters (automatic transmission), traction and suspension. Drive Modes are pre-configured for Sport, Track and Default modes, while Custom mode lets drivers tailor the drive experience to their favorite settings
  • Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack, Challenger T/A 392 and 392 HEMI Scat Pack Shaker punch out 485 naturally aspirated horsepower and 475 lb.-ft. of torque with six-speed manual or TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission, Brembo brakes and 20 x 9-inch aluminum wheels
  • 392 HEMI Scat Pack Shaker model combines the ultimate combination of power and heritage cues with a functional Shaker hood
  • TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission and 305-horsepower Pentastar V-6 enable up to an estimated 30 mpg on the highway, plus precision and enhanced performance, thanks to sport mode and paddle-shifting capabilities on Challenger SXT and SXT Plus models
  • Dodge brand’s popular Blacktop Appearance Group enhances 2017 Dodge Challenger SXT and R/T models’ sinister look with blacked out features
  • The 1971-inspired Challenger muscle-car exterior styling with split grille, pronounced and functional power bulge hood, LED halo headlamps and LED tail lamps
  • Interior design features 1971-inspired high-sill center console and driver-focused instrument panel available in 13 different exterior colors and a wide variety of interior trim selections, including throwback Houndstooth cloth to Ruby Red, Tungsten or Pearl with Black leather performance seats
  • More than 70 available safety and security features, including Forward Collision Warning, adaptive cruise control, Blind-spot Monitoring and Rear Cross Path detection
 
Model Lineup
For 2017, the Dodge Challenger lineup consists of 10 models:
  • Challenger SXT
  • Challenger SXT Plus
  • Challenger R/T
  • Challenger R/T Shaker
  • Challenger T/A
  • Challenger R/T Plus
  • Challenger R/T Plus Shaker
  • Challenger T/A Plus
  • Challenger R/T Scat Pack
  • Challenger T/A 392
  • Challenger 392 HEMI Scat Pack Shaker
  • Challenger SRT 392
  • Challenger SRT Hellcat
 
Exterior Colors 
  • Yellow Jacket (NEW)
  • Green Go (NEW) (late availability)
  • Destroyer Grey (NEW)
  • Octane Red (NEW)
  • Go Mango
  • White Knuckle
  • Redline Red Tri-coat
  • Pitch Black
  • Granite Crystal Metallic
  • Billet Silver Metallic
  • Contusion Blue Pearl
  • Maximum Steel Metallic
  • TorRed 
 
Interior Colors 
  • Black
  • Black/Tungsten
  • Black/Pearl
  • Black/Ruby Red
  • Sepia
 
More Information 
Please visit the Dodge Challenger and Dodge Challenger SRT newsrooms for the latest product information, specific trim and package content, photography and videography.
 
About Dodge//SRT
Dodge//SRT offers a complete lineup of performance vehicles that stand out in their own segments. Dodge is America’s mainstream performance brand and SRT is positioned as the ultimate performance halo of the Dodge brand, together creating a complete and balanced performance brand with one vision and one voice.
 
For more than 100 years, the Dodge brand has carried on the spirit of brothers John and Horace Dodge, who founded the brand in 1914. Their influence continues today. New for 2019, the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye is possessed by the Demon. Its 797-horsepower supercharged HEMI® high-output engine makes it the most powerful, quickest and fastest muscle car reaching 0-60 miles per hour (mph) in 3.4 seconds and the fastest GT production car with a ¼-mile elapsed time (ET) of 10.8 seconds at 131 mph. It also reaches a new top speed of 203 mph. Joining the Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye is the 2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat with its more powerful 717-horsepower engine, the Challenger R/T Scat Pack Widebody, which features fender flares from the SRT Hellcat Widebody and adds 3.5 inches of width to Scat Pack’s footprint, as well as and the new Challenger R/T Scat Pack 1320. Infused with exclusive drag strip technology from the iconic Dodge Challenger SRT Demon, the Challenger R/T Scat Pack 1320 is a drag-oriented, street-legal muscle car and a blank canvas for the serious grassroots drag racer.  The 2019 Dodge Durango SRT, America’s fastest, most powerful and most capable three-row SUV with a best-in-class tow rating of 8,700 lbs. fills out the brands’ performance lineup. These visceral performance models join a 2019 brand lineup that includes the Durango, Grand Caravan, Journey, Charger and Challenger — a showroom that offers performance at every price point.
 
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