2018 Dodge Challenger Review

The Dodge Challenger is a ferocious muscle car ready to dominate the streets of Chicago, Skokie, Park Ridge, and Forest Park. And so, we want to give you a breakdown of this brawny vehicle.

In this 2018 Dodge Challenger review, our team at Marino Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram will go over what makes this car so exciting. After reading this review, be sure to contact us to schedule a test drive.

Command the Road in the Dodge Challenger

2018 Dodge Challenger ReviewWhen it comes to power, the 2018 Challenger doesn’t mess around. It comes standard with a 3.6L Pentastar® V6 engine that produces 305 horsepower and 268 lb-ft of torque. It also has impressive fuel economy, with an EPA-estimated 19 city/30 highway MPG.1

For more strength, there’s the available 5.7L HEMI® V8 engine with 375 horsepower and 410 lb-ft of torque. There’s also the available 392 HEMI® V8 engine with 485 horsepower and 475 lb-ft of torque.

Plus, there’s the Supercharged 6.4L HEMI® SRT Hellcat V8 engine, available in the 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon trim. The motor in the Dodge SRT delivers 707 horsepower and 650 lb-ft of torque. With this kind of power, the Challenger SRT Demon can go from 0 to 60 MPH in just 2.3 seconds.

Classic Style in This Muscle Car

The 2018 Dodge Challenger has an iconic exterior style that’s a nod to its retro muscle car days. It comes in several unique colors, including White Knuckle, Go Mango, Yellow Jacket, and TorRed. To stand out even more from the crowd, there are several stripe packages available for the 2018 Challenger, like:

  • R/T Classic Side Stripes
  • Dodge SRT Twin Racing Stripe
  • Blacktop® Stripe

For high functionality any time of day, the Challenger has projector headlamps with quad LED halo surrounds. There’s also available projector fog lamps to help you see at night. Also, classic full-width rear LED split taillamps with gloss black surrounds will have every driver behind you staring at your vehicle.

2018 Dodge Challenger ReviewOther design features are also available in the Dodge Challenger Hellcat Widebody. This trim has fender flares, 20-inch aluminum wheels, and illuminated Air-Catcher headlamps with a Hellcat logo.

High-Tech Features in the 2018 Challenger

The 2018 Challenger has the brawns to get to your destination, and the brains to enjoy the ride there. It comes standard with a Uconnect® 4 system with a 7-inch touchscreen and voice command. Or, you can upgrade to the Uconnect® 4C NAV system, which comes with an 8.4-inch touchscreen, navigation with 3D graphics, and 5-year subscriptions to SiriusXM® Traffic Plus and SiriusXM Travel Link®.

You can hear your music through the 6-speaker sound system, the available 9-speaker system with subwoofer, or even the 18-speaker Harman/Kardon® premium sound system. Connect your smartphone through Apple CarPlay™ or Android Auto™ to listen to your personal music library, or check out the available SiriusXM® Satellite Radio. With satellite radio, you’ll get over 160 channels of music, sports, news, and more.

For those times when you want to speed down the highway, you can see how well your vehicle is performing. With Dodge Performance Pages in the 2018 Challenger, you’ll view real-time stats on things like engine performance and the actual exerted g-force of your vehicle.

Test Drive the High-Performing Dodge Challenger Today!

Reading about the 2018 Dodge Challenger is great. Now, it’s time to get behind the wheel and feel its power firsthand. When you’re ready to put the pedal to the metal, schedule a test drive at Marino Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram. You’ll be zooming down the streets of Chicago, Skokie, Park Ridge, and Forest Park before you know it.



1 EPA-estimated MPG with 3.6L engine and 8-speed automatic transmission. Actual mileage may vary.