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Dodge Challenger vs. Dodge Durango

When we compare the Dodge Challenger to the Dodge Durango, the Dodge Challenger has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency and base engine power. The Dodge Durango has the advantage in the areas of interior volume and overall quality score. Based on this comparison of the Dodge Challenger versus the Dodge Durango, the Dodge Challenger is a better car than the Dodge Durango.

Dodge Challenger versus Dodge Durango Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used Dodge Challenger ranges from $23,994 to $73,659 while a used Dodge Durango from the same model year range is priced between $27,765 to $44,999. For a new model, the Dodge Challenger's price is between $31,622 and $82,899, with the Dodge Durango priced between $39,603 and $64,547.

Dodge Challenger versus Dodge Durango Quality Rating

The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Dodge Challenger is 8.0 out of 10 while the Dodge Durango's quality rating is 8.1 out of 10. This results in the Dodge Challenger being ranked 3 out of 14 Best Sports Cars and the Dodge Durango being ranked 10 out of 25 Best Midsize SUVs.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Dodge Challenger’s base engine makes 303 horsepower, and the Dodge Durango base engine makes 293 horsepower. The Challenger is rated to deliver an average of 23 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 555 miles. The Durango is rated to deliver an average of 21 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 640 miles. Both models use regular unleaded.

Passenger Space Comparison

The Dodge Durango, a crossover/midsize SUV, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and trunk space. The Dodge Challenger, a sports car, has the advantage in the area of front leg room. The Dodge Challenger and Dodge Durango are comparable in regards to front shoulder room.

Safety Ratings Comparison

When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, the Dodge Challenger has higher safety ratings than the Dodge Durango, with an average rating of 5 out of 5 Stars compared to 4 out of 5 Stars.

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2022 Dodge Challenger

2023 Dodge Durango

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$31,622 - $82,899

Used Asking Price:

$23,994 - $73,659

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

24.4%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$39,603 - $64,547

Used Asking Price:

$27,765 - $44,999

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

41.9%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.0 / 10

Reliability:

8.2 / 10

Retained Value:

7.9 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.1 / 10

Reliability:

8.5 / 10

Retained Value:

7.7 / 10

Safety:

8.0 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

3 / 14
3 / 14
3 / 6
6 / 14
9 / 14

iSeeCars Rankings

5 / 61
5 / 25
10 / 25
10 / 15
11 / 31
12 / 31
12 / 21
13 / 28
15 / 61
19 / 31
19 / 25
21 / 31
23 / 25
45 / 61
54 / 61

Summary Review

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Summary Review

Like all Dodge products, the three-row Durango is notable for being big, bold, and performance-oriented (on SRT/Hellcat trims). The 710hp SRT Hellcat version is one of the most powerful SUVs ever created.

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Pros and Cons

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Pros and Cons

  • Amazing performance in SRT and Hellcat trims
  • Luxury level content in Citadel and SRT trims
  • Three V8 engine choices

  • No green (hybrid/electric) option available
  • Aging platform

Available Body Styles

Coupe

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

SXT, R/T, SRT Hellcat, SRT Hellcat Widebody, R/T Scat Pack, R/T Scat Pack Widebody, GT, SRT Hellcat Redeye, SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody, SRT Super Stock

Trim Levels

SXT, SXT Launch Edition, SXT Plus, GT, GT Plus, GT Launch Edition, GT Premium, Citadel, Pursuit, R/T, R/T Plus, R/T HEMI Orange, R/T Premium, SRT 392, SRT 392 Plus, SRT 392 Premium, SRT Hellcat, SRT Hellcat Plus, SRT Hellcat Premium

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

5 years / 60000 miles

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

4 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

303 hp @ 6350 rpm

Torque:

268 foot-lbs @ 4800 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.079 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not applicable

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

293 hp @ 6400 rpm

Torque:

260 foot-lbs @ 4000 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.062 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

3.6 liters

Engine Configuration:

V

Number of Cylinders:

6

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

RWD / AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

19 / 30 / 23

Range (city/hwy):

352 / 555 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

3.6 liters

Engine Configuration:

V

Number of Cylinders:

6

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

RWD / AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

19 / 26 / 21

Range (city/hwy):

467 / 640 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

N/A

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Standard

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Available

Pedestrian Detection:

N/A

Lane Departure Warning:

N/A

Lane Keeping Assist:

N/A

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Available

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Available

360-Degree Camera:

N/A

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Available

Pedestrian Detection:

N/A

Lane Departure Warning:

Available

Lane Keeping Assist:

Available

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

N/A

Rear Seat Reminder:

Standard

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

39.3 inches

Front Leg Room:

42 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

58.5 inches

Rear Head Room:

37.1 inches

Rear Leg Room:

33.1 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

53.9 inches

Cargo Space:

16.2 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

Not applicable

Overall Interior Volume:

93.9 cubic feet

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

39.9 inches

Front Leg Room:

40.3 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

58.5 inches

Rear Head Room:

39.8 inches

Rear Leg Room:

38.6 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

57.7 inches

Cargo Space:

17.2 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

85.1 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

158.2 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3841 lbs

Width:

85.4 inches

Height:

57.7 inches

Length:

197.9 inches

Wheelbase:

116 inches

Ground Clearance:

5.2 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4750 lbs

Width:

85.5 inches

Height:

72.1 inches

Length:

200.8 inches

Wheelbase:

119.8 inches

Ground Clearance:

8.1 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

18.0 x 7.5 inches

Wheel Type:

painted aluminum

Tire Size:

235/55R18

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

18.0 x 8.0 inches

Wheel Type:

painted aluminum

Tire Size:

P265/60R18