When comparing the Dodge Challenger's and the Dodge Charger's specifications and ratings, the Dodge Challenger has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, resale value and base engine power. The Dodge Charger has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, reliability, interior volume and overall quality score. The Dodge Challenger and Dodge Charger have the same fuel efficiency. Based on this comparison of the Dodge Challenger's and the Dodge Charger's specifications and ratings, the Dodge Charger is a better car than the Dodge Challenger.
Dodge Challenger vs. Dodge Charger Pricing
A used 2023 Dodge Challenger ranges from $29,452 to $144,959 while a used 2023 Dodge Charger is priced between $29,348 to $123,819. For a new model, the Dodge Challenger's price is between $31,694 and $94,825, with the Dodge Charger priced between $32,324 and $72,221.
Dodge Challenger vs. Dodge Charger Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Dodge Challenger loses 24.4 percent of its value and the Dodge Charger loses 36.2 percent of its value. This means the Dodge Challenger retains 11.7 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the Dodge Charger.
Dodge Challenger vs. Dodge Charger Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Dodge Challenger is 7.9 out of 10 while the Dodge Charger's quality rating is 8.8 out of 10. This results in the Dodge Challenger being ranked 2 out of 15 Best Sports Cars and the Dodge Charger being ranked 2 out of 8 Best Large Cars.
Dodge Challenger vs. Dodge Charger Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Dodge Challenger is 8.0 out of 10. For the Dodge Charger the reliability rating is 8.0 out of 10. This gives the Dodge Charger a slight advantage in reliability compared to the Dodge Challenger.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Dodge Challenger’s base engine makes 303 horsepower, and the Dodge Charger base engine makes 292 horsepower. Both the Challenger and the Charger are rated to deliver an average of 23 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 555 miles. Both models use regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Dodge Charger, a large car, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front shoulder room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and cargo space. The Dodge Challenger, a sports car, has the advantage in the areas of front head room, front leg room and rear head room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the Dodge Challenger and the Dodge Charger have the same average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars.