2021 Dodge Charger vs. 2021 Dodge Challenger

2021 Dodge Charger vs. 2021 Dodge Challenger

2021 Dodge Charger

vs.

2021 Dodge Challenger
3.6L V6 24-Valve VVT

Base Engine

3.6L V6 24-Valve VVT
$29,995

Starting MSRP

$28,295
292 @ 6,350RPM

Base Horsepower

305 @ 6,350RPM
19 city/30 hwy

MPG

19 city/30 hwy

Are you craving a little more power under the hood? Are you ready to command the Austin streets, whether it’s for Saturday night racing or your Monday morning commute? If so, check out the 2021 Dodge Charger and Dodge Challenger at Nyle Maxwell Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram! Both models are renowned American muscle cars that seem similar but still have some significant differences. Nyle Maxwell Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram brings you this 2021 Dodge Charger vs. Dodge Challenger in-depth comparison so you can choose the vehicle right for you.

 

 

Challenger or Charger: Price Range

When trying to decide between the Challenger or Charger, the price difference isn’t significant. The base-level 2021 Dodge Challenger SXT has a starting MSRP of $28,295. There are ten trim levels for the 2021 model year to choose from, topping out with the SRT Super Stock at $82,590. That makes it easy for Round Rock drivers to find the right Dodge Challenger configuration for their lifestyle and budget.

The base-level 2021 Dodge Charger SXT starts a little higher priced at $29,995 MSRP. The Charger is available in six trim levels with the range-topping Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody starting at $78,595 MSRP.

Challenger or Charger: Engine Performance

Both the 2021 Challenger and Charger have the same 3.6L V6 24-Valve with Variable Valve Timing base engine, but the Challenger engine wins with more horsepower. Its output is 303 horsepower vs. 292 in the Charger. Both base engines have a Torqueflite® 8-Speed Automatic Transmission with an EPA-estimated MPG of 19 city/30 mpg highway. They come standard with RWD. AWD is an option on either model for those Cedar Park drivers wanting more traction and control.

Which Dodge Muscle Car Has More Power in its Top Engine?

When considering the Challenger or Charger, customers often ask us which Dodge car has the most muscle? If you’re the type of driver that craves the thrill of being pressed against the seat with extraordinary acceleration, the Dodge Challenger SRT Super Stock is for you. It goes from 0-60 in only 3.25 seconds! Check out the specs of their top engines below.

2021 Dodge Charger Top Engine: Supercharged 6.2L HEMI® High Output SRT V8

  • 717 horsepower
  • Torqueflite® 8-Speed Automatic Transmission
  • EPA-estimated 12 mpg city/21 mpg highway
  • RWD only

2021 Dodge Challenger Top Engine: Supercharged 6.2L HEMI® High Output SRT V8

  • 807 horsepower
  • Torqueflite® 8-Speed Automatic Transmission
  • EPA-estimated 13 mpg city/21 mpg highway
  • RWD only

Challenger or Charger: Standard Interior Features

The Challenger may have the edge over the Charger in terms of engine power, but when it comes to standard interior features, they both are well-equipped with amenities such as:

  • 7-inch display 
  • Keyless Enter ‘n Go™
  • Voice-activated audio control
  • Wireless phone connectivity
  • Traction Control
  • Brake Assist
  • And more!

Test Drive a Challenger or Charger at Nyle Maxwell Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram!

Now that you’ve compared the 2021 Dodge Charger vs. Challenger, do you know which one you prefer? If not, don’t worry. Head to Nyle Maxwell Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram near Georgetown for a test drive! Contact us today to experience Dodge muscle firsthand, and then chat with our finance team to explore your leasing and buying options. You can get pre-approved before your visit by completing an online finance application. Why not get started now?

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