2023 Dodge Challenger Review

The 2023 Dodge Challenger is a fierce-looking muscle car that delivers high performance. With its various engine options, including the supercharged V8, it can surely pack a punch. Its roomy and comfortable interior comes filled with modern technology features that enhance the driving experience. If you're looking for a car that provides a thrilling ride, the Challenger is a top choice.

Walkthrough Review

The interior of the Challenger comes with stunning premium Nappa leather seating, heated and ventilated front seats and a memory-enabled heated power tilt/telescoping steering wheel, driver's seat and side mirrors. The Plus Group interior package also offers the Uconnect 4C multimedia centre, a Large 8.4-inch touchscreen, six speakers, and 20-inch aluminum wheels. The cockpit of the Challenger is built around the driver, using the gauges and controls to the leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob. Its 10-way power driver's seat includes a two-way lumbar adjustment to ensure an optional driving position. You can control the TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission of the vehicle by holding the T-handle electronic shifter, which provides feedback and gear position similar to a traditional shifter. The standard AutoStick feature lets you manually shift gears for a complete shift-for-yourself experience.

The 2023 Dodge Challenger's bold design is a nod to its muscle car heritage. Modern features, such as the split grille, long hood, and short tail, update the classic look, while the halo LED-accented headlamps pay homage to the 1971 Challenger's signature headlamps. When choosing the special appearance BlackTop package, you receive Black Noise painted wheels, a black grille, black interior accents, black badging, and Gloss Black instrument panel bezels—all with the Bold package available on the SXT, GT and R/T models. If you choose the Shaker Package, it includes the iconic Mopar Shaker Hood, Mopar Shaker intake, Shaker under hood decal, black grille with bezel, and gloss black instrument panel trim rings available on the R/T and Scat Pack 392. Lastly, the HEMI Orange Package pays tribute to the old-school, legendary style and design of the original HEMI engine that has been with the Dodge brand for decades. The HEMI Orange Package, available on GT, RWD, and Scat Pack 392 Widebody models, features unique exterior accents, including an orange tracer stripe, orange badging accents, orange brake callipers, 20-inch Carbon Black Warp Speed or Medium Gloss Black wheel and an interior to match with orange stitching on the seats, steering wheel and door panels.

The 2023 Dodge Challenger has a 3.6-Litre Pentastar V6 engine on the SXT, SXT AWD, GT, and GT AWD models. However, you can opt for the 5.7-Litre HEMI V8 engine, 6.4-lItre HEMI V8 engine, 6.2-Litre Supercharged HEMI SRT Hellcat V8 engine, or the High-output 6.2-Litre Supercharged HEMI SRT Hellcat Redeye V8 engine. When you choose the class-exclusive All-Wheel Drive, you can experience precise all-weather control unenhanced fuel economy with Class-Exclusive all-wheel drive available on the V6-powered SXT and GT models. Choose between a standard TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic or an available six-speed manual transmission on select V8-powered models.


Customizable In-Cluster Display

The full-colour 7-inch display allows real-time performance data you want, the way you want it. Surrounded by heritage-inspired Tic-Toc-Tach Gauges, the display features available performance readouts on 0-100 km/h time, a g-force meter, and an all-wheel drive status screen on AWD models.

Uconnect 4C Multimedia System

Uconnect 4C has SiriusXM Guardian for emergency assistance and remote vehicle services via the smartphone app. Uconnect 4C NAV has real-time alerts through SiriusXM Travel Link and Traffic Plus.

Option Performance Pages and SRT Drive Modes

Choose to display real-time performance data on the 8.4-inch HD touchscreen and transform your diving experience with the Performance Pages app and SRT drive modes, standard on select models.

Safety Features

The 2023 Dodge Challenger allows you to choose from standard and available safety and security technologies. However, all Challenger models come with Electronic Stability Control, all-Speed Traction Control, Reactive Front Head Restraints, Brake Assist, Rain Brake Support, and Ready Alert Braking.

Available Forward Collision Warning System

The Forward Collision Warning System utilizes state-of-the-art radar and camera technology to notify you of potential collisions through an audible chime and a visual warning on the customizable 7-inch display.

Available Blind Spot Monitoring

The available Blind Spot Monitoring uses radar sensors to detect vehicles in your blind spots, providing notifications. It also includes Rear Cross Path Detection for reverse obstacles.

Adaptive Cruise Control

By utilizing advanced radar and camera technology, the available Adaptive Cruise Control System keeps track of the vehicle's speed ahead and assists in maintaining a safe distance automatically.

Trim Highlights

2023 Dodge Challenger

  • Engine Type: pushrod 16-valve V-8, iron block and aluminum heads, port fuel injection
  • Displacement: 391 cu in, 6410 cc
  • Power: 485 hp @ 6100 rpm
  • Torque: 475 lb-ft @ 4100 rpm
  • Transmission: 8-speed automatic with manual shifting mode


Frequently Asked Questions

1. What are the different models of the Dodge Challenger?
The exact models available on the Dodge Challenger can vary by model year; however, the 2023 Dodge Challenger comes in five trims configurations, including the base SXT, the GT, the R/T, the R/T Scat Pack, and the SRT Hellcat.

2. Can a tall person fit in a Dodge challenger?
The Dodge Challenger is known for being one of the most spacious and forgiving sedans on the market.

3. Does the Challenger have an all-wheel drive?
Rear-wheel drive comes standard on the 2023 Dodge Challenger, while the SXT and GT model trims come with all-wheel drive as an option.

4. Can four people sit in a Challenger?
Yes! If the rear seats are fully intact, the Dodge Challenger can comfortably accommodate four people and has a maximum seating capacity of up to five passengers.


When looking for a Dodge dealership near me, contact Countryside Chrysler to schedule a test drive today to learn more about the 2023 Dodge Challenger available in our inventory if you are also in and surrounding cities of Windsor, Lasalle, Tecumseh, Elmstead, Belle River, and Leamington. Visit Countryside Chrysler today.

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