Canada Press Kit: 2019 Dodge Charger and Charger SRT

FCA Canada: 2019 Dodge Charger and Charger SRT Fact Sheet

Imposing New Face, Interior and New Performance Upgrades Lead Revamped Dodge Charger Performance Lineup for 2019
  • Dodge repositions the Charger lineup to include a new SXT all-wheel-drive (AWD) model and new Charger GT rear-wheel-drive (RWD) performance model; both are powered by the award-winning Pentastar 3.6-litre V-6 engine, which delivers up to 300 horsepower (hp) and up to 7.8 L/100 km highway (36 mpg)
  • Charger GT and R/T models receive a full complement of race-bred chassis upgrades and features along with new performance looks, such as a performance hood with air induction, styled fascia, sculpted side sills, decklid spoiler and seats
  • New for 2019, Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat and Scat Pack 392 feature standard performance upgrades, including Launch Assist and Line Lock; a new performance grille with dual air inlets; new Launch Control switch on Scat Pack 392; and Torque Reserve, After-Run Chiller on SRT Hellcat
Windsor, Ontario August 21, 2018 - Dodge//SRT continues to run at full throttle in the North American large sedan segment, revamping the entire Charger lineup for 2019. As North America’s only four-door muscle car and the sales leader in the segment five years running, Dodge continues to charge ahead of its competition with upgrades both inside and out.

New for 2019, Dodge is repositioning the Charger lineup into six distinct, attitude-infused models that offer a range of performance and powertrain options for every modern muscle car customer. The lineup ranges from the 707-hp Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat – the quickest, fastest and most powerful sedan in the world – to the efficient V-6 power of the new Charger GT RWD performance model and the all-wheel-drive (AWD) capability of the new SXT AWD model.

Charger SRT Hellcat
The 2019 Charger SRT Hellcat remains the quickest, fastest and most powerful sedan in the world with the supercharged 6.2-litre HEMI® V-8 that delivers 707 hp and 650 lb-ft of torque. The engine is mated to the quick-shifting TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission with steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters.

New for 2019, the Charger SRT Hellcat features a new performance grille with dual inlets that feed cooler, outside air into the engine compartment. Bolstering the performance is the addition of four race-inspired technologies that come standard on Hellcat, including:
  • Launch Assist, which uses wheel speed sensors to watch for driveline-damaging wheel hop at launch and, in milliseconds, modifies the engine torque to regain full grip
  • Line Lock, which engages the front brakes to hold the Charger SRT Hellcat stationary, but leaves the rear wheels free for a burnout to heat up and clean the rear tires
  • After-Run Chiller, which keeps cooling the supercharger/charge air cooler after the engine is shut off
  • Torque Reserve, which closes a bypass valve to prefill the supercharger and manages fuel flow and spark advance to balance engine rpm and torque, generates a reserve of torque that is delivered upon acceleration from a standing stop

New instrument panel badging, a Satin Black painted hood option, available Brass Monkey 20-inch forged wheels and an Alcantara interior package, which includes seats and steering wheel, are also new to Charger SRT Hellcat for the 2019 model year.

Charger Scat Pack 392
The 2019 Dodge Charger Scat Pack 392 is the most muscle for the dollar, powered by the naturally aspirated 6.4-litre HEMI V-8, it delivers 485 hp and 475 lb-ft of torque, mated to the TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission.

New for 2019, Launch Assist and Line Lock are now standard features on the Scat Pack 392 for optimum performance at launch. A new switch on the dashboard provides quick access to initialize Launch Control, which coordinates the engine, transmission, driveline and suspension for an optimal launch and consistent straight-line acceleration.

Scat Pack 392 features the same performance grille with dual air inlets as the SRT Hellcat and adds a new Scat Pack bee badge on the decklid, replacing the R/T badge. New interior features include a Dark Dub Plate instrument panel and Houndstooth cloth performance seats with an added Scat Pack bee logo. Dual carbon stripes, a Satin Black-painted hood and Bilstein three-mode Adaptive Damping Suspension are added to the available options.

Charger R/T
The 2019 Dodge Charger R/T is powered by the iconic 5.7-litre HEMI V-8, rated at 370 hp and 395 lb-ft of torque and mated to the standard TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission.

For 2019, FCA Canada introduces a new lower cost cloth interior for Charger R/T that adopts new standard performance looks and features, including the performance hood, fascia, sculpted side sills, spoiler and seats. Race-bred chassis upgrades, including a standard performance suspension, 2.62 rear axle ratio, enhanced steering, steering wheel with paddle shifters, Dodge Performance Pages with the 8.4-inch Uconnect touchscreen, Houndstooth cloth bolstered performance seats, new Dark Dub Plate instrument panel, and new 20-inch Satin Carbon and Black Noise wheel options round out the list of Charger R/T features. Available on the R/T is the new Cold Weather Package, which includes heated steering wheel, heated driver and passenger seats.

Charger SXT AWD
The Charger SXT AWD model, new for 2019, is powered by the award-winning Pentastar V-6 engine, rated at 300 hp and 264 lb-ft of torque, and mated to the TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission, delivering fuel economy as efficient as 8.7 L/100 km (32 mpg) on the highway. The all-wheel-drive system is automatic with an active transfer case and front-axle disconnect, which helps minimize powertrain parasitic losses.

Available options on the SXT AWD are a new two-tone Black and Caramel Nappa leather-faced seats, Houndstooth cloth sport seats and the Blacktop Package, which includes a new 19-inch Black Noise wheel. The new Cold Weather Package is also available on the SXT AWD, which includes heated steering wheel and heated cloth driver and passenger seats.

Charger GT
The new Dodge Charger GT RWD performance model is powered by the award-winning Pentastar V-6 engine, rated at 300 hp and 264 lb-ft of torque and mated to the TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission.

For 2019, the GT adopts new standard performance looks and features, including performance hood, fascia, sculpted side sills, spoiler and seats. Race-bred chassis upgrades, including a standard performance suspension, 3.07 rear axle ratio, enhanced steering with paddle shifters, Dodge Performance Pages with the 8.4-inch Uconnect screen, Houndstooth cloth bolstered performance seats, new Dark Dub Plate instrument panel, and new 20-inch Satin Carbon and Black Noise wheel options.
 
The new Cold Weather Package is also available on GT, including heated steering wheel and heated driver and passenger seats.

Charger SXT
The powerful, roomy and solid Charger SXT model is powered by the standard Pentastar 3.6-litre V-6, rated at 292 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque, working with a TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission. For 2019, Charger SXT includes new standard Park-Sense® Rear Park Assist and ParkView® Rear Back-up Camera, cruise control, electric power steering, capless fuel filler, automatic halogen projector headlamps with LED accents and the Uconnect 4 multimedia centre with 7-inch touchscreen that includes Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capability.

Available options for SXT include Houndstooth cloth sport seats, new two-tone Black and Caramel Nappa leather-faced seats, the popular Blacktop Package, which includes a new 20-inch Black Noise wheel, and the new Cold Weather Package, which includes heated steering wheel and heated cloth driver and passenger seats.

Charger Exterior Colours
Available exterior colours for all 2019 Dodge Charger models include:
  • B5 Blue
  • Destroyer Grey
  • F8 Green
  • Go Mango
  • Granite Crystal
  • IndiGo Blue
  • Maximum Steel
  • Octane Red
  • Pitch Black
  • Plum Crazy
  • TorRed
  • Triple Nickel (NEW)
  • White Knuckle
 
More Information
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About FCA Canada
Founded as the Chrysler Corporation in 1925, FCA Canada Inc. is based in Windsor, Ontario, and celebrates its 94th anniversary in 2019. FCA Canada is a wholly owned subsidiary of FCA US LLC, a North American automaker based in Auburn Hills, Michigan and member of the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCA) family of companies.  FCA Canada has approximately 440 dealers and sells Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep®, Ram, FIAT and Alfa Romeo brands, as well as the SRT performance designation. The company also distributes Mopar and Alfa Romeo parts and accessories. In addition to its assembly facilities, which produce the Chrysler Pacifica, Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid and Dodge Grand Caravan (Windsor), Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger and Dodge Challenger (Brampton), FCA Canada operates an aluminum casting plant in Etobicoke, a research and development centre in Windsor, and has sales offices and parts distribution centers throughout the country.