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Full Challenger, Hellcat pricing info

by David Zatz on

Following leaks of Hellcat pricing, Dodge has released prices for its full 2015 Dodge Challenger lineup. Now using eight-speed automatics (or six-speed manuals on V8s) across the board, the Challenger remains within the mainstream of American cars with a base price of $26,995 for the V6 model.

The previous-generation Challenger scored five solid years of continuous growth, with sales doubling between 2009 and 2013 in a segment that saw just a 10% increase in the same period.  In its fifth year in the market, when most cars are on their natural decline curve, the Dodge Challenger set an all-time sales record. The segment as a whole is projected to grow by 42% over the next five years.

The powerful and efficient 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 in the SXT and SXT Plus generates 305 horsepower and yields up to 30 mpg (EPA estimate) on the highway, an 11% improvement that came with a substantial acceleration boost.  The 5.7 Hemi will yield 375 hp and 410 lb-ft of torque, while a power-boosted 6.4 liter Hemi Scat Pack combines 485 hp and 475 lb-ft of torque with 25 mpg (EPA highway).

Across the board, a seven inch “multi-view cluster” screen with “tic-toc-tach” gauges is standard, and a 8.4 inch touch-screen stereo is optional.

Dodge confirmed the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat (that’s the official name) as starting at $59,995, with 707 hp and 650 lb-ft of torque, with the first application of the “TorqueFlite 8HP90” high-performance eight-speed automatic.

The Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack and 392 Hemi Scat Pack Shakers start at $38,495. They too have the eight-speed, increasing fuel economy by 8% and avoiding the gas guzzler tax.

Dodge Challenger R/T starts at $31,495; Dodge calls it America’s most affordable V-8 muscle car. The “shaker” hood is late-availability.

New technology (optional) includes upgraded Uconnect, Forward Collision Warning, Adaptive Cruise Control, rain-sensitive windshield wipers, automatic high-beam headlamps, blind spot monitoring, and rear cross path detection.

For full information, including standard features, options packages, stripe kits, and such, see our new 2015 Dodge Challenger pricing and features page.

David Zatz founded Allpar in 1998 (based on a site he had begun in 1993-94), after years of writing reviews for retail trades. He has been quoted by the New York Times, the Daily Telegraph, the Detroit News, and USA Today. Before making Allpar a full-time career, he was a consultant in organizational psychology. You can reach him by using our contact form (much preferred) or by calling (313) 766-2304


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