Used Dodge Charger GT for Sale Near Me

What’s New for 2022?

For 2022, Dodge makes only small changes to the Charger lineup. The Driver Convenience Group package now includes a deluxe security alarm, which should come in handy in the event that anyone tries to boost (read: steal) an owner’s prized ride. The alarm is also now standard on Scat Pack models, too.

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Engine, Transmission, and Performance

The Charger channels its NASCAR roots with big V-8 power and rowdy sounds. However, not every Charger has a mighty Hemi V-8 under the hood—what a pity—but they do all share an excellent eight-speed automatic transmission and standard rear-wheel drive. In contrast, the V-6 is subdued but does add the availability of all-wheel drive. Dodge doesn’t build a Charger with a manual gearbox, but it would be so much cooler if it did. The standard V-6 is no slouch, yet it lacks the giddy-up of front-drivers such as the Nissan Maxima. The more powerful versions excel at the strip, where the posted an impressive 3.8-second sprint to 60 mph. The 370-hp Charger has enough ponies to outrun most family sedans. The bright (Green Go) Charger we paraded around town had a quiet and composed ride. Its large 20-inch wheels were relaxed on most surfaces, but obstacles such as railroad crossings and potholes disrupted its composure. The big-bodied sedan was remarkably balanced when cornering, too. Although the V-6 version we tested had nearly identical cornering grip, the Daytona’s hefty horsepower advantage amplified the fun. The electrically assisted power steering contributes to the Charger’s purposeful control, but its feedback is too heavy and slow to be engaging. We’ve tested several Chargers for emergency braking, and the best results came from the high-performance models with upgraded brakes and stickier summer performance tires.

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What is a Dodge Charger GT?

The Dodge Charger GT isn’t an SXT. No, the GT is an entirely separate car. However, the Charger GT does pack a Pentastar V6 just like its sibling, the SXT. Unlike the base SXT, the GT’s V6 produces a respectable 300 horsepower and 264 lb-ft of torque. 

Also, the GT features a single-scoop hood and classic color options. Also, the Dodge Charger GT sports more aggressive styling, complete with a spoiler. The result is a good-looking Charger with a dependable V6 engine. 

Is a GT better than an R/T?

While the Charger GT is sportier than the SXT, it can’t hold a candle to the V8-powered R/T. The Dodge Charger RT packs a 5.7 Hemi V8 engine. According to TrueCar, it produces 370 horsepower and 395 lb-ft of torque. That should be enough to answer the question of which car is better. The extra 70 horsepower is great, but the extra 131 lb-ft of torque is sure to put a smile on your face. 

However, the Dodge Charger GT and SXT offer AWD. While that might not concern folks who have their sights on V8s, it is useful. AWD grips better in the wet and snow, especially when compared to a V8 with rear-wheel drive (RWD). 

If you want to read more about how the Challenger AWD compares to the Charger AWD, scroll down to the following article.RELATED: Check Out This Crazy Mid-engine Dodge Charger

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