Dodge Challenger: The Engines and Brakes That Differentiate Each Trim

June 1st, 2018 by

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If you’re looking to see what all of the Dodge Challenger’s powertrain options are like, we’ve got you covered at University Dodge. The 2018 Dodge Challenger lineup is the strongest ever and with over 16 trims available, there’s plenty of variety.

3.6-liter V6 Pentastar engine available with:

2018 Dodge Challenger SXT

2018 Dodge Challenger SXT Plus

2018 Dodge Challenger GT AWD

The base model 2018 Dodge Challenger SXT, SXT Plus and GT AWD trims are equipped with a 305-horsepower 3.6-liter V6 24-Valve VVT engine. The Dodge Challenger GT AWD is America’s first and only AWD muscle coupe that provides improved control because power is distributed to all the tires.

5.7-Liter HEMI V8 engine available with:

2018 Dodge Challenger R/T

2018 Dodge Challenger T/A

2018 Dodge Challenger R/T Shaker

2018 Dodge Challenger R/T Plus

2018 Dodge Challenger R/T Plus Shaker

2018 Dodge Challenger T/A Plus

The powerful 5.7-Liter HEMI V8 engine produces up to 375 horsepower. Including in the all-new Performance Handling Package on the 5.7-Liter HEMI V8 engine trims include four-piston Brembo brakes and high-performance suspension. (All of these included standard performance Brembo four-piston brakes.) Get up to 25 mpg on the highway even with the engine capabilities of 410 lb-ft of torque. Crazy strong and impressive through and through.

6.4-liter HEMI V8 engine available with:

2018 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack

2018 Dodge Challenger T/A 392

2018 Dodge Challenger 392 HEMI Scat Pack Shaker

2018 Dodge Challenger SRT 392

All Challenger trims that include “Scat Pack” or “392” in the trim name are equipped with a 6.4-liter HEMI V8 engine. The 6.4L HEMI V8 is capable of producing 485 horsepower and 475 lb-ft of torque and it gives the Challenger a 0-60 mph time in the low 4-second range. All trims equipped with the 6.4L engine have standard six-piston Brembo brakes.The available SRT Drive Modes allow drivers to tailor their driving experience by controlling horsepower, transmission shift schedules and steering.

Supercharger 6.2-Liter HEMI Hellcat V8

2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat

2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody

The engine in the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat and the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody is a 707-horsepower supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI SRT Hellcat V8 engine. This engine is powerful enough to give the Challenger SRT Hellcat a 0-60 mph acceleration time of 3.5 seconds and the Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody a 0-60 mph acceleration time of 3.4 seconds. Both trims are stocked with six-piston high performance Brembo brakes.

6.2-Liter HEMI SRT Demon V8 engine

There’s only one vehicle that has this monstrous engine. The 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon is the world’s first purpose-built, factory production drag car and the only one available on the market. The Challenger SRT Demon is equipped with a 6.2-Liter HEMI SRT Demon V8 engine, which is the most powerful muscle car ever built. Drivers of this car can experience an 840-horsepower engine and wicked acceleration capabilities as the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon accelerates from 0-60 mph in just 2.3 seconds! To stop this incredibly fast vehicle, there’s a front brake system that features new lightweight four-piston Brembo brakes with slotted two-piece rotors.

Where To Drive Away In A Dodge Challenger

Now that you’ve read about the power, don’t you want to experience the performance that is awaiting? We have nearly every 2018 Dodge Challenger trim mentioned above, including the 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT 392. Come over to University Dodge for a test-drive on any of new vehicles or pre-owned vehicles.

With the summer coming up, you’ll want to have your vehicle in great shape to deal with the summer rain and tremendous heat on the way. If you’re having issues with your current vehicle, we can make sure you’re back on the road fast with our experienced service techs. With a simple appointment, our professional service team will help your vehicle problems be resolved in a timely fashion. We hope you visit us soon at University Dodge.