Dodge Charger 2014 Full-Size Sedan Review
Dodge Charger 2014 Full-Size Sedan Review. If you dig the Dodge Charger 2014 is bold styling, wait till you see what else this full-size sedan has to offer. It’s a great all-around car at a great price. Smooth yet well-controlled ride; big-and-tall interior with quality materials; potent V8s; available all-wheel drive; excellent optional touchscreen interface.
You should look at the Dodge Charger 2014. You need four doors and interior room. You want some get-with-it performance. You have a modest budget. A new Redline Package includes 20-inch Black Chrome aluminum wheels and a 3.6-liter V6 with cold-air induction and 300 horsepower. The AWD Sport includes the 300-horsepower V6 or 370-horsepower V8. There’s also a Wheel Sport Appearance Group, and new paint choices include Header Orange, TorRed and Plum Crazy historic colors. The Dodge Charger 2014 receives no significant changes.
The Dodge Charger 2014 is a full-size sedan offered in SE, SXT, R/T, SRT8 and SRT8 Super Bee trims. The 2014 Dodge Charger SE and SXT come standard with a 3.6-liter V6 that produces 292 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque. Add the Rallye Appearance Group, Blacktop package, Redline package or AWD Sport package, and engine and exhaust tweaks lift output to 300 hp and 264 lb-ft of torque. A five-speed automatic is standard on the SE, while an eight-speed automatic is optional for the SE and standard for all SXTs. Rear-wheel drive is standard, but the SXT can be equipped with all-wheel drive. The SE returns an EPA-estimated 18 mpg city/27 mpg highway and 21 mpg combined. With the eight-speed automatic, fuel economy jumps to a laudable 19/31/23 mpg.
In performance testing, a rear-drive Dodge Charger 2014 SXT accelerated from zero to 60 mph in 7.1 seconds, an average time for a full-size sedan. The Charger R/T gets a 5.7-liter V8 good for 370 hp and 395 lb-ft of torque. A five-speed automatic and rear-wheel drive are standard, with all-wheel drive optional for all but the R/T Road & Track. In testing, a rear-drive R/T accelerated from zero to 60 mph in 5.4 seconds. EPA-estimated fuel economy is 16/25/19 with rear-wheel drive and 15/23/18 with all-wheel drive. The Dodge Charger 2014 SRT8 is powered by a 6.4-liter V8 making 470 hp and 470 lb-ft of torque. A five-speed automatic and rear-wheel drive are standard. In testing, it hit 60 mph in just 4.6 seconds. Fuel economy predictably brings up the rear at 14/23/17 mpg.
The Dodge Charger SE has a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) starting around $27,000, the SXT Plus is around $32,000, the R/T Plus is near $33,000 and a fully-loaded R/T MAX can easily approach the $40,000 mark. The Dodge Charger 2014 SRT8 is close to $48,000.