Press Kit: 2018 Dodge Charger and Charger SRT

2018 Dodge Charger Fact Sheet

Auburn Hills, Mich. September 1, 2017 With the quickest, fastest and most powerful sedan in the world to efficient V-6 power and all-wheel-drive capability, the Dodge Charger lineup is designed and engineered to provide the ultimate in high-performance comfort and road-ready confidence as America’s only four-door muscle car. Dodge Charger’s rear-wheel-drive architecture enables a model lineup highlighted by extensive performance-driven powertrains with the latest technology under the hood and behind the wheel – further building on the Dodge brand’s promise to deliver American performance machines with world-class power, efficiency, technology, authentic materials and standout styling.

For 2018, Dodge repositions its Charger model lineup on vehicles equipped with the 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6, now offering the SXT, SXT Plus, which is available with and without leather seating, and the GT and GT Plus equipped with the segment’s most advanced all-wheel-drive (AWD) system. Offering a sleek and aggressive look on all models, the performance exterior is now available on the SXT Plus with Super Track Pak, which includes Nappa/Alcantara performance seats, while the GT AWD comes standard with a Gloss Black fascia applique and 19-inch aluminum wheels.

Dodge Charger offers a full range of fuel-efficient and powerful engine options. Standard on every Charger model is the innovative TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission. The award-winning 3.6-liter V-6 Pentastar engine delivers up to 30 miles per gallon (mpg) on SXT models and up to 27 mpg on GT models.

The legendary 5.7-liter HEMI® V-8 on the R/T and Daytona models delivers 370 horsepower. The 6.4-liter HEMI V-8 punches out a best-in-class, naturally aspirated 485 horsepower and 475 lb.-ft. of torque in the R/T Scat Pack, Daytona 392 and SRT 392 models.

As quickest, fastest and most powerful sedan in the world, the 6.2-liter supercharged Charger SRT Hellcat delivers 707 horsepower and 650 lb.-ft. of torque and for 2018 adds new grille and fender badges, a new Matte Vapor wheel finish option, optional black, orange and gunmetal Brembo brake calipers, new Demonic Red Laguna seating and a new red IP badge.
 
New for 2018
  • Repositioned Charger model lineup on vehicles equipped with the award-winning Pentastar V-6 engine V-6, now offering SXT, SXT Plus (available with and without leather seating), GT and GT Plus (with a segment-exclusive active transfer case and front-axle disconnect all-wheel drive system)
  • Available performance look on SXT Plus with Super Track Pak, including Nappa/Alcantara performance seats when packaged with Leather seating
  • Charger GT AWD comes standard with 300 horsepower, Dodge Performance Pages, Gloss Black fascia applique and 19-inch aluminum wheels
  • SRT updates for 2018:
    • Charger SRT Hellcat model receives new grille and fender badges
    • New Matte Vapor wheel finish option on Charger SRT Hellcat
    • Optional black, orange and gunmetal Brembo Brake calipers on Charger SRT Hellcat
    • New Demonic Red Laguna Leather interior available on Charger SRT Hellcat
    • Charger SRT Hellcat receives new red IP badge
    • Brass Monkey wheels now available on Charger SRT 392
    • Low Gloss Black “5Deep” lightweight aluminum wheels standard on Charger SRT 392 save 16 lbs. per vehicle
    • Dual Gunmetal Grey stripes optional Charger SRT Hellcat
  • Optional red Brembo brake calipers available on Charger R/T Scat Pack and Daytona 392
  • Standard 7-inch touchscreen with Uconnect 4 system, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto on Charger SXT
  • Standard Parkview rear back-up camera and Parksense rear park assist on all models
  • New F8 Green and IndiGO Blue exterior paint options added to the lineup, B5 Blue and Plum Crazy return (all late availability)
 
Highlights
  • Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat model with supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI Hellcat engine produces 707 horsepower and 650 lb.-ft. of torque and a top speed of 204 mph, making it the quickest, fastest and most powerful sedan in the world
  • Charger SRT 392 model, powered by standard 6.4-liter 392 HEMI V-8 engine, delivers best-in-class, naturally aspirated 485 horsepower and 475 lb.-ft. of torque with SRT Performance Pages, six-piston Brembo brakes and standard 20 x 9.5-inch aluminum wheels
  • Active Exhaust is standard on all HEMI V-8 models. All 5.7-liter HEMI V-8 Charger models, including Daytona, feature a 2.75-inch electronically controlled active exhaust system to deliver a signature Dodge muscle-car sound
  • Charger SRT 392, SRT Hellcat and Daytona 392 models feature 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, paddle shifters, traction and suspension. Drive Modes are pre-configured for Sport, Track and Default settings, while Custom mode lets the driver customize their settings
  • Charger SRT models feature three-mode Bilstein adaptive damping suspension, featuring Auto, Sport and Track modes 
  • Charger R/T Scat Pack model offers the most horsepower under $40,000 starting U.S. Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP), featuring a 392 HEMI V-8, which punches out a best-in-class, naturally aspirated 485 horsepower and 475 lb.-ft. of torque and features Dodge Performance Pages, Brembo brakes and 20 x 9-inch aluminum wheels
  • Dodge brand's popular Blacktop Appearance Group enhances the Charger SXT, GT and R/T models’ sinister appearance with a "blacked out" look
  • Charger GT and GT Plus AWD models include the segment’s most technologically advanced all-wheel-drive system with a segment-exclusive active transfer case and front-axle-disconnect system to improve real-world fuel economy
  • Efficient TorqueFlite eight-speed transmission is standard on all models and enables 30 mpg best-in-class V-6 highway fuel economy, 27 mpg AWD V-6 fuel economy and maximum performance with 160 millisecond shifts and rev-matching on Charger SRT 392 and SRT Hellcat
  • Super Track Pak delivers a full complement of race-bred chassis upgrades that include Bilstein shock absorbers, 3.07 rear axle ratio (V-6), performance hood with air induction, performance front and rear fascias, sculpted side sills and Dodge Performance Pages, which provide visible performance information, such as programmable shift light indicator, reaction time, 0-60 mph times, G-force indicator and lap times
  • Charger offers more than 80 available safety and security features, including Full-speed Forward Collision Warning – Plus, Adaptive Cruise Control – Plus with Full Stop, Lane Departure Warning with Lane Keep Assist
  • Charger’s available segment-exclusive BeatsAudio system immerses passengers in the ultimate audio experience with 552-watt amplifier and trunk-mounted subwoofer
 
Model Lineup
For 2018, the Dodge Charger lineup consists of 10 models:
  • Charger SXT
  • Charger GT (AWD)
  • Charger SXT Plus
  • Charger GT Plus (AWD)
  • Charger R/T
  • Charger Daytona
  • Charger R/T Scat Pack
  • Charger Daytona 392
  • Charger SRT 392
  • Charger SRT Hellcat 
 
Exterior Colors
  • B5 Blue (late availability)
  • Billet Silver Metallic
  • Destroyer Grey
  • F8 Green (NEW) (late availability)
  • Go Mango
  • Granite Crystal Metallic
  • IndiGo Blue (NEW) (late availability)
  • Maximum Steel Metallic
  • Octane Red
  • Pitch Black
  • Plum Crazy (late availability)
  • Redline Tri-Coat
  • TorRed 
  • White Knuckle
  • Yellow Jacket
 
Interior Colors 
  • Black
  • Black/Brazen Gold
  • Black/Demonic Red
  • Black/Houndstooth
  • Black/Pearl
  • Black/Ruby Red
  • Black/Sepia
 
More Information
Please visit the Dodge Charger and Dodge Charger SRT newsrooms for the latest product information, photography and videography, plus access to specification and feature availability documents. 
 

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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