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2019 Dodge Challenger Hellcat, SRT Demon

The upcoming 2019 Dodge Challenger is a powerful muscle-car with the very comfortable interior, great safety rating, and modern exterior design. The new Challenger is a performance-oriented car but besides that, it offers surprisingly modern and quiet cabin with latest high-tech features.

The ride is both smooth and comfortable, and even an all-wheel-drive setup is in the offer. A muscle-car that possess such a great speed should offer best possible safety ratings, and new Challenger is coming with 5-star crash-test ratings. If you are a fan of a speed and standard model is not fulfilling your needs, a famous SRT Demon model is the answer.

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2019 Dodge Challenger Exterior is classy and unique

The 2019 Dodge Challenger comes with wider dimensions and with an aggressive stance. The hood looks classy with long-hood/short-deck proportions and the flared fenders are slightly redesigned.

The retro feel is boosted thanks to the return of some “old-school” exterior colors like Plum Crazy and Indigo Blue. On top of that, even optional stripes are on the offer so the customization of new Challenger is really up to the customers. Overall, a muscular design with the slight dimensional increase and cool optional features is what makes this muscle-car so special. This muscular model measure wheelbase of 116.2 inches, length of 198 inches, width 75,7 inch and height 55.9 inches. The new model weight 4274 lb.

2019 Dodge Challenger Interior looks stunning and is comfortable

We must admit, we are surprised with such a comfortable cabin of an all-new 2019 Dodge Challenger. For a car that is performance-oriented, the interior looks stunning. The old touchscreen in the center will remain, however, new Uconnect infotainment system with 7.0-inch display is added.

This infotainment system adds Apple CarPlay and Android Auto phone connectivity next to the existing Bluetooth and USB inputs. The feel inside is retro which is even more boosted with two big main gauges and the driver info center between them.

The rear seats are comfy and can accommodate up to three passengers which comes as another surprise. Apart from that, 2-zone climate control and remote start are as a standard feature. Higher trim levels add leather seats and bigger infotainment screen.

Safety System

The safety system in this model is much more improved that predecessor. The upcoming 2019 Dodge Challenger will get some high-end features that will be now available in standard one package. This will bring better electric stability control of the car, park sense rear parking sensors, low tire pressure warning system, outboard front lap and shoulder safety belts and a dual stage driver/passenger front airbags.

From the current crash test results, the model is gaining an overall rating of five stars. We expect the same results with the new one model. The previous model lack in two section with four stars frontal barrier crash and in a rollover.

2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon model

The higher trim levels such as SRT Demon or Hellcat widebody are offering top stuff like hood scoops, more badging and other upscale amenities. The SRT Demon will get attractive red paint and many features that are not present in the base one model. Also, it will get powerful engines.

2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon

2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon interior

The 2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon model is the king of the drag-race. It is a very rare muscle car and the U.S. market will only get 3000 units. However, if we compare this model with the base one, the changes are evident. The SRT Demon will get facelifted front faschia with a wide-body kit and a drag-strip-tuned adaptive suspension. In dimension compere, this model will get similar numbers as the standard model.

The interior will get much more touches and some features will be only available in this model. Its seats are much more comfortable with leather and logo SRT that sits on the headrest zone. Uconnect 8.4 system will be offered with a bigger screen and navigation. As for the engine power, this model will get beast under the hood. The powerful supercharged Hemi V8 will deliver 840 horsepower with (100 octanes). However, this number will be changed to 808 HP if one uses 91 octanes.

2019 Dodge Challenger interior

2019 Dodge Challenger Engine Options and Output

The forthcoming 2019 Dodge Challenger comes with so many engine options that are ranged across the trim levels. The base unit is a 3.6-liter V6 that can produce up to 305 HP and 268 lb-ft of torque. Moving up to the R/T model and you will get a 5.7-liter Hemi V8 that cranks 372 HP and 375 lb-ft of torque.

The SRT model comes with a 6.4-liter Hemi V8 and it makes 485 HP and 475 lb-ft of torque. Things are getting more and more interesting with the SRT Hellcat trim.

This model is available with a 6.2-liter supercharged Hemi V8 and it bursts 707 HP and 650 lb-ft of torque. And if that is not good enough for you, an SRT Demon comes with a monstrous 6.2-liter supercharged Hemi V8 and it creates up to astonishing 840 HP and 770 lb-ft of torque. All of the V8’s engines are available with a 6-speed manual or automatic transmissions. The SRT Demon model that is the king of the drag race is able to accelerate from 0 to 60 in just 2,3 sec. Top speed of this model is 168 mph.

Fuel Economy

The first engine that is present in the new 2019 Dodge Challenger is V6. This engine is available with FWD as standard and AWD as optional. Furthermore, it gives EPA city/highway fuel economy of 19/30 mpg for the model with rear-wheel drive (RWD) and 18/27 mpg for the all-wheel-drive system (AWD).

The next one 5.7-liter Hemi V8 offers 16/25 mpg for the automatic gearbox and 15/23 mpg for the manual. However, the stronger 6.4-liter Hemi V8 will give similar numbers 15/25 mpg (automatic) and 14/23 mpg (manual). The engine that is available in SRT Hellcat model gives a fuel economy of 13/22 mpg (automatic) and 13/21 mpg for the manual. The last one that is under the hood of SRT Demon provide EPA city/highway fuel economy of 13/22 mpg.

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2019 Dodge Challenger Price and Release Date

A muscular and aggressive exterior design, a very modern and comfortable interior and amazing performances are what new 2019 Dodge Challenger has to offer. All of this is available for around $29,000. If you want more speed, more fun, and more luxury, a top-range SRT Demon will cost around $83,000.

There is a plenty of trim levels between those two trim levels, so all of the customer’s needs are fulfilled. We can expect the new 2019 Dodge Challenger to arrive later this year.

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