2010 Dodge Charger

Bold, Powerful and Practical—2010 Dodge Charger a Year-round Performance Sedan

2010 DODGE CHARGER
NEW FOR 2010

  • Body-color sill cladding (all models)
  • Chromed grille with black insert (standard on Charger SE)
  • Supplemental Side-curtain Air Bags (standard on all models)
Auburn Hills, Mich. September 1, 2009

The 2010 Dodge Charger is a modern, four-door coupe that combines rear-wheel-drive muscle-car power, sports-car handling, leading-edge technology and five-passenger comfort to deliver a thrilling, yet fuel-efficient driving experience.

Modern technologies including Electronic Stability Control (ESC) and All-speed Traction Control make it possible to bring a 21st-century muscle car to market with the ride and handling characteristics inherent in rear-wheel drive. 2010 Dodge Charger rear-wheel-drive models feature outstanding performance and handling, near 50-50 weight distribution and unique suspension tuning for driving excitement.

All-wheel-drive Dodge Charger models feature an active transfer case and front-axle disconnect. No other major manufacturer offers these two independent technologies together. The unique system seamlessly transitions between rear-wheel drive and all-wheel drive with no driver intervention. When all-wheel drive is not required, the system automatically disconnects the front axle to maximize fuel economy while still providing the outstanding performance and handling inherent in rear-wheel drive.

For even more handling performance, the Road/Track Performance Group offers P245/45R20 all-season performance tires and 20-inch chrome-clad aluminum wheels. Tuned for firmer handling, this package is available on the V-8 HEMI-powered Dodge Charger R/T model and includes performance heated front seats with suede inserts, rear deck-lid and front fascia spoilers, load-leveling and height-control shocks, and performance suspension, steering, brakes, exhaust and induction system.

In addition to the legendary 5.7-liter HEMI V-8-powered Dodge Charger R/T, a Super Track Pack handling package offers even more driving excitement with 20-inch Goodyear Eagle F1 Super Car tires, front and rear Nivomat self-leveling shock-absorbers, a larger rear stabilizer bar, a 3.06 rear-axle ratio and less-intrusive ESC.

Dodge Charger
AT A GLANCE

  • Modern coupe styling with four-door functionality 
    • A high beltline, aggressive roofline and coupe-like profile hint at past designs, but the Dodge Charger continues as a fresh execution of modern muscle 
    •  With a contemporary design to back up its power, sports-car handling and cutting-edge technology, today’s consumers will appreciate the added function, convenience and interior capacity of a full-size passenger car with American rear-wheel-drive muscle-car genes 
    • A short- and long-arm (SLA) front suspension system combined with a five-link independent rear suspension system are tuned to provide spirited driving and handling performance 
    • Dodge Charger models are available with a five-speed automatic transmission with Auto Stick to provide a full range of transmission performance to match a variety of driving styles and situations
  • It’s got a HEMI! 
    • Dodge Charger R/T offers exceptional performance with the legendary 5.7-liter HEMI V-8 engine, producing 368 horsepower (274 kW) and 395 lb.-ft. (536 N•m) of torque and features fuel-saving Multi-displacement System (MDS) technology that provides as much as a 20-percent improvement in fuel economy
  • Best of both worlds—the security of all-wheel drive with the spirit and handling of rear-wheel drive 
    • All-wheel-drive models add outstanding performance and stability in all driving conditions 
    • Dodge Charger all-wheel-drive models are equipped with an active transfer case and front-axle disconnect—an innovative “on-demand” system that disconnects the front axle from the drivetrain until all-wheel drive becomes necessary 
    • Allowing the vehicle to switch between two-wheel drive and all-wheel drive maximizes fuel economy on all-wheel-drive Dodge Charger models, while still providing the outstanding performance and handling inherent in rear-wheel drive
  • Safety and security 
    • Dodge Charger models are available with Electronic Stability Control (ESC) with Brake Assist, All-speed traction control and four-wheel Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) 
    • Additional passive and active safety features include rear-sill reinforcement and structure, energy-absorbing steering column, low-risk deployment air bags and supplemental side-curtain air bags
  • Customer convenience technology
    • Available Boston Acoustics audio systems including a six-speaker, 276-watt amplifier system or an eight-speaker, 5.1 Matrix surround-sound amplifier including subwoofer
    • Available Uconnect™ Multimedia features a 30-gigabyte hard drive for ripping up to 6,700 songs from CD or USB memory, photo uploading for home-screen personalization and the ability to display movies when the vehicle is in Park (as permitted by state regulations)
    • Available Uconnect Phone features Bluetooth technology to provide voice-controlled wireless communication between the occupants’ compatible mobile phone and the vehicle’s onboard receiver
    • Available Uconnect Navigation combines the features of Uconnect Phone and Uconnect Multimedia with navigation and real-time traffic updates
    • Available rear-seat Video Entertainment System (VES®) features 7-inch LCD screen and two wireless headphones for DVD and auxiliary audio/video entertainment



  • PRODUCT CHRONOLOGY
    2009 MODEL YEAR
    • Deep Water Blue Pearl Coat replaced Steel Blue Pearl Coat 
    • Refreshed taillamp design on all models 
    • Antenna moves to rear window on all models 
    • Aluminum wheels added on Charger SE 
    • Upgraded interior accents including satin silver door trim spears, satin silver center console cup holder rings and satin silver center stack and shifter bezels added on Charger SE 
    • Trunk cargo net and scuff plate added on Charger SE 
    • LED-illuminated door map pockets added on Charger R/T (included with Leather Package on Dodge Charger SXT)
    • LED-illuminated front cup holders added on all models
    • EVIC informs driver when in two-wheel drive or all-wheel drive (AWD models)
    • EVIC informs driver when using the fuel-saving Multi-displacement System (MDS) by automatically flashing “ECO” message on Dodge Charger R/T
    • New-generation 5.7-liter HEMI engine with fuel-saving MDS technology and variable-valve timing (VVT) achieves increased horsepower (368 hp) and torque (395 lb.-ft.) on Charger R/T
    • New axle ratio of 2.65:1 on Charger R/T
    • All-wheel-drive models are equipped with innovative Active Transfer Case and Front-axle Disconnect to maximize performance and fuel economy
    • New axle ratio of 3.06:1 on Charger AWD models
    • Updated Tire Pressure Monitoring (TPM) with “LO TIRE” warning message on all models

  • 2008 MODEL YEAR
    • Dark Titanium Metallic Clear Coat and Light Sandstone Metallic Clear Coat replaced Marine Blue Pearl Coat and Silver Steel Metallic Clear Coat Interior
    • Interior refresh including new instrument panel, instrument cluster and center console
    • Cabin air-filtration system, heated front seats, power passenger seat, dual-zone automatic temperature control, automatic headlamps, express-up/-down power front windows added on Charger R/T
    • Cabin air-filtration system, power adjustable pedals and SIRIUS Satellite Radio with one-year subscription provided by SIRIUS added on Charger SXT
    • iPod® Control added to Uconnect Phone
    • LED lighting in front cup holders and front and rear map pockets (offered on Charger R/T Popular Equipment Group)
    • Upgraded cloth seat material
    • Repositioned cruise-control stalk
    • Satin chromed bezels and accents added to instrument panel, center console and door trim panels
    • Upgraded soft-touch surfaces added on door armrests, center console armrest and door trim
    • New radio options included:
      • AM/FM/CD/MP3 radio (standard)
      • AM/FM/6CD/DVD/MP3 radio (included in R/T Popular Equipment Package)
      • Uconncet Navigation
    • SIRIUS Backseat TV™ — including one-year streaming video subscription provided by SIRIUS (standard with optional rear-seat Video Entertainment System (VES®) available on Charger SXT with SXT Popular Equipment Package and Charger R/T models)
    • SIRIUS Satellite Radio with one-year subscription provided by SIRIUS (now standard on SXT, optional with SE Popular Equipment Group)
    • New 17-inch wheel covers added on Charger SE
    • New 17-inch machined-face aluminum wheels added on Charger SXT
    • New 18-inch machined aluminum wheels added on Charger R/T and Charger R/T AWD)
    • “Fuel Saver Mode” display added on Charger R/T (equipped with EVIC)
    • Tire Pressure Monitoring (TPM) added on all models
    • Power adjustable pedals added on Charger SXT
    • Seat-mounted air bags added to side-curtain air bags added on Charger Daytona R/T (optional on all Charger models)
    • Xenon High-intensity Discharge (HID) headlamps offered on Charger R/T
    • New SE Popular Equipment Package included: 17-inch machined aluminum wheels, eight-way power driver’s seat, SIRIUS Satellite Radio with one-year subscription provided by SIRIUS, body-side molding and premium front and rear floor mats
    • New SXT Popular Equipment Package included: power heated leather-trimmed driver and front-passenger seats, leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, dual-zone automatic temperature control, automatic headlamps, express-up/-down power front windows, Boston Acoustics six-speaker 276-watt amplifier speaker system and 18-inch machined aluminum wheels
    • New R/T Popular Equipment Package included: AM/FM/6CD/DVD/MP3 radio; Boston Acoustics eight-speaker 368-watt Digital Signal Processing (DSP) amp with 5.1 Matrix Surround Sound; theft alarm; EVIC including compass, trip computer, “Fuel Saver Mode” display, steering-wheel audio controls and HomeLink universal transceiver; Remote Start; LED-illuminated cup holders and door map pockets, and 18-inch chrome-clad aluminum wheels (RWD only)

  • 2007 MODEL YEAR 
    • Marine Blue Pearl Coat, Steel Blue Metallic Clear Coat and TorRed replaced Magnesium Pearl Coat and Midnight Blue Pearl Coat 
    • 2.7-liter V-6 engine providing 190 hp (142 kW) and 190 lb.-ft. (258 N•m) mated to a four-speed automatic transmission became standard on Charger SE 
    • 3.5-liter V-6 engine mated to a five-speed automatic transmission with Auto Stick offered on Charger SE, standard on Charger SXT 
    • All-wheel drive (38/62 front/rear torque split) added as an option to the Charger SXT and Charger R/T models 
    • AM/FM/6CD/full-map DVD-based navigation radio with GPS offered on SXT 
    • Automatic oil change alert 
    • Convenience Group III bundled automatic headlamps, one-touch express up/down front windows and dual-zone automatic temperature control (ATC) offered on SXT 
    • Enhanced Road/Track Performance Group package included 20-inch chrome-clad aluminum wheels, 245/45ZR20 all-season performance tires, front chin and rear deck-lid spoilers, and five exterior color offerings; in addition to equipment previously offered on Charger R/T (RWD) 
    • Low-risk deployment air bags added on all models 
    • New 18-inch chrome-clad aluminum wheels offered on Charger SXT and Charger R/T (RWD) models
    • New 18-inch ultra-bright aluminum wheels added on Charger R/T 
    • New 20-inch chrome-clad aluminum wheels and 245/45ZR20 all-season performance tires added on the Daytona R/T Package and Charger R/T with the Road/Track Performance Group 
    • New deck-lid spoiler and 18-inch chrome-clad aluminum wheels offered on Charger SXT (RWD) 
    • Power adjustable pedals added on Charger R/T 
    • SIRIUS Satellite Radio with first-year subscription provided by SIRIUS added on Charger R/T

  • 2006 MODEL YEAR
    • Charger is reincarnated with contemporary form and function offering two models and unique packages designed for all levels of modern muscle-car enthusiasts.


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