When we compare the Dodge Charger R/T's and the Dodge Challenger R/T's specifications and ratings, the Dodge Charger R/T has the advantage in the areas of fuel efficiency, reliability, interior volume and overall quality score. The Dodge Challenger R/T has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, resale value and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Dodge Charger R/T's and the Dodge Challenger R/T's specifications and ratings, the two cars are fairly comparable.
Dodge Charger R/T vs. Dodge Challenger R/T Pricing
A used 2023 Dodge Charger R/T ranges from $39,669 to $53,026 while a used 2023 Dodge Challenger R/T is priced between $35,298 to $57,367. For a new model, the Dodge Charger R/T's price is between $41,866 and $54,649, with the Dodge Challenger R/T priced between $40,743 and $55,444.
Dodge Charger R/T vs. Dodge Challenger R/T Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Dodge Charger R/T loses 36.2 percent of its value and the Dodge Challenger R/T loses 24.4 percent of its value. This means the Dodge Challenger R/T retains 11.7 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the Dodge Charger R/T.
Dodge Charger R/T vs. Dodge Challenger R/T Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Dodge Charger is 8.8 out of 10 while the Dodge Challenger's quality rating is 7.9 out of 10. This results in the Dodge Charger being ranked 2 out of 8 Best Large Cars and the Dodge Challenger being ranked 2 out of 15 Best Sports Cars.
Dodge Charger R/T vs. Dodge Challenger R/T Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Dodge Charger is 8.0 out of 10. For the Dodge Challenger 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 Charger R/T’s base engine makes 370 horsepower, and the Dodge Challenger R/T base engine makes 375 horsepower. The R/T is rated to deliver an average of 19 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 463 miles. The R/T is rated to deliver an average of 18 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 426 miles. This gives the Dodge Charger R/T the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the Dodge Challenger R/T. The R/T uses midgrade unleaded, and the R/T uses premium unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Dodge Charger R/T, 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 R/T, 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 Charger R/T and the Dodge Challenger R/T have the same average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars.