Review of the 2015 Dodge Challenger
The Dodge Challenger. You can’t get much more muscular when it comes to this muscle car. It defined the late 1960's and early 1970's as THE car to own. It has left its mark on the automobile industry and continues to through today.
Sure, the 2015 Dodge Challenger may not come close to its grandfather’s supreme steel body, carbureted engine, or the ground-pounding sound of its throttle. But Dodge did a great job keeping the overall intimidating design complete with the dual headlights. The 2015 Dodge Challenger offers a lot of features including comfort, an eye-opening luxury-like interior, and great performance.
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2015 Dodge Challenger Review
The 2015 Challenger comes with a few different trim options starting with the SXT Coupe and moving up the chain with the 392 HEMI Scat Pack Shaker, Plus, and Hellcat Coupe. As far as Dodge Challenger reviews from drivers, downsides of the 2015 Challenger models include a heavy curb weight and handling that doesn’t match up with other cars of its class.
The 2015 Challenger provides good ride quality with a comfortable amount of space in the interior. Trunk space in the Challenger provides 16.2 cubic feet of cargo volume, and the updated cabin is outfitted with roomy rear seats, high-grade materials, and soft-touch plastics. Tech amenities found in the 2015 Challenger include an infotainment system with optional UConnect interface, as well as an 8.1-inch touchscreen.
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Dodge Challenger safety features include blind spot detection and warning, rear cross traffic alert system, and adaptive cruise control. Dodge Challenger safety tests earned acceptable and good marks from the IIHS, while the NHSTA safety ratings of the Dodge Challenger varied from five- to four-stars in the frontal crash, side crash, and rollover tests, earning a five-star overall rating.
2015 Dodge Challenger Specs
- Engine: V6 3.6 Liter PentaStar
- Trim: Base SXT Coupe
- Class: Sporty/Coupe
- Horsepower: 305@6350
- Transmission: TorqueFlite® 8 Speed Automatic Mode Select with Manual Mode
- Body Style: Coupe
- Drivetrain: RWD
- Fuel Type: Unleaded Regular
- Seating Capacity: 5
2015 Dodge Challenger Fuel Economy
The 2015 Dodge Challenger gas mileage is rated by the EPA as 19 City/ 30 Highway.
2015 Dodge Challenger Safety
The Dodge Challenger safety features earned five-star rankings for the NHTSA side crash overall ratings, but only earned four stars on the front driver and rollover ratings. The IIHS test earned the 2015 Dodge Challenger safety features a “good” rating on the moderate overlap and side impact test results, and an “acceptable” rating on rear crash protection and roof strength tests, and a “marginal” in the small overlap test results.
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