New Dodge 2019 Dodge Challenger vs 2019 Chevrolet Camaro – Albuquerque NM for Sale in Albuquerque, NM

2019 Dodge Challenger vs 2019 Chevrolet Camaro – Albuquerque NM

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2019 Dodge Challenger vs 2019 Chevrolet Camaro - Albuquerque NM

Vehicle Overview

The 2019 Dodge Challenger is a true modern muscle car that features classic styling and practicality that you wouldn’t expect in this type of vehicle. It has a roomy cabin that can comfortably seat five adults and a suspension that is extremely responsive and comfortable. The Challenger also offers a wide variety of trims and customization to satisfy basically any need. New for this year is a 797-hp SRT Hellcat Redeye trim, a Brass Monkey and Stars and Stripes appearance packages, and Hellcat trims receive a redesigned hood with dual snorkels with a 10-hp increase. The R/T Scat Pack model now comes in a widebody design and the base SXT trim now has optional all-wheel-drive. While the 2019 Chevrolet Camaro has some good qualities, it lacks the true muscle car features and performance of the Challenger. The Camaro also has poor visibility, a small trunk, and an extremely small backseat.

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Exterior – 2019 Dodge Challenger

The 2019 Challenger base SXT comes nicely equipped with standard features such as a six-speaker audio system, sporty 18-inch alloy wheels, dual USB ports to connect all of your favorite mobile devices, keyless entry and start for improved convenience, smartphone integration for Apple and Android, an auto-dimming rearview mirror for improved visibility during blinding conditions, a backup camera, dual-zone automatic climate control for maximum comfort, a 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment display, a leather-wrapped steering wheel for an elegant look and feel, Bluetooth, a power adjustable driver seat, and split folding rear seats. The optional all-wheel-drive package steps up to 19-inch wheels and improved brakes. The base Camaro 1LS trim does not offer all-wheel-drive or 19-inch wheels.

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Interior – 2019 Dodge Challenger in Albuquerque NM

The Challenger G/T steps up to 20-inch wheels, performance apps, improved brakes, a sport steering wheel which includes shift buttons, foglights, upgraded bolstered front seats, a hood scoop, a performance steering system that provides outstanding control, rear parking sensors, remote start, and a sports suspension for improved stability and performance. The all-wheel-drive model uses 19-inch wheels and eliminates the performance suspension and steering systems. The Challenger R/T builds on the G/T features and adds an active sport exhaust system, unique 20-inch wheels, a limited slip differential, an attractive chrome fuel door, and improved brakes.

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Mechanical – Challenger specs in Albuquerque

The Challenger SRT Hellcat was designed with speed in mind and features unique exterior improvements, interior amber lighting, a dual snorkel hood, stylish quad exhaust tips, an upgraded sport adaptive suspension, and improved six-piston Brembo brakes. The Hellcat and R/T 392 can be fitted with the optional Widebody package that allows for wider tires for improved handling, grip, and stability. The top of the line Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye was inspired by last year’s Challenger Demon and primarily focuses on power output and track performance. It also has many of the other features of the lower trims. The top of the line 2019 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 comes well-equipped and has respectable horsepower ratings, but it falls well behind the Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye in horsepower, torque, and other performance features.

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Powertrain – Dodge Challenger specs in Albuquerque NM

The base engine for the 2019 Dodge Challenger is a 3.6-liter V6 engine that produces 305 hp and 268-lb-ft of torque. It is mated to a smooth-shifting eight-speed automatic transmission. The base engine for the Camaro is a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that produces 275 hp. The Challenger R/T is powered by a 5.7-liter V8 engine that generates 375 hp and 410 lb-ft of torque when connected to a six-speed manual gearbox. When mated to the eight-speed automatic, it generates 372 hp and 400 lb-ft of torque. The R/T 392 is powered by a 6.4-liter V8 engine that produces 485 hp and 475 lb-ft of torque. The SRT Hellcat uses a 6.2-liter supercharged V8 that pumps out an impressive 717 hp and 650 lb-ft of torque. The top of the line SRT Hellcat Redeye is powered by a 6.2-liter V8 engine that pumps out a whopping 797 hp and 707 lb-ft of torque. Although the Camaro offers a variety of powerful engines, they all fall short in performance comparisons to their Challenger counterparts.

For additional information, specials, or to test drive the new Dodge Challenger, contact or visit Melloy Dodge in Albuquerque New Mexico today.

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