Serving as a modern representation of what an American muscle car should be, the 2010 Dodge Challenger is not an all like the crude pony cars of the past. It's refined, fuel-efficient, technologically advanced and built with high levels of quality in materials and craftsmanship. There are three trims of the Challenger available: SE, R/T and the SRT8. Power for the base SE trim is derived from a 3.5L 250hp (@6400 rpm) 250 lb-ft (@ 3800 rpm) V6 that's joined to a four speed automatic transmission. Trimming up, the R/T Challenger features a 5.7L HEMI V8 that cranks out 372 horses at 5400 rpm and 401 lb-ft of twist at 4400 with the help of its six speed manual gearbox. And if you really want to make some jaws drop, opt for the 6.1L HEMI V8 of the SRT8 that produces 425 ponies that 6000 rpm and 420 lb-ft of torque at 4800. If you're not behind the wheel, you might wanna step away from the road!
Pricing for the 2010 Challenger from Dodge ranges from $22,735 up to $41,230. Standard equipment on the SE trims includes:
R/T Challengers add in:
And the top of the line SRT8 Dodge Challenger 2010 completes the optimal package with standard features including:
Optional equipment for the Challenger 2010 includes a 30 gigabyte multimedia infotainment hard drive navigation system, a powered sunroof and high performance tires. The main competition for the Dodge Challenger comes from the Chevrolet Camaro and the Ford Mustang. All three feature base pricing within $1000 of each other. When you think of a tough, muscle car like the 2010 Challenger, you may be inclined to believe that safety was not a primary consideration in the design and manufacturing. That couldn't be farther from the truth. Here are just a few from its long list of standard safety features:
The 2010 Dodge Challenger is exciting anyway you look at it. Its bold styling and distinctive character our instantly unforgettable. Bursting with power and still delivering 17/25 mpg city/highway, you're going to have a great time even test driving one.