Want an old-school large American sedan, brash and bold, packing V8 muscle and a soundtrack that punctuates its lack of political correctness? That's the Dodge Charger. Just don't tell anyone that it's also refined, comfortable, and luxurious. After all, it's got a macho image to protect.
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Dodge Charger Road Test

Want an old-school large American sedan, brash and bold, packing V8 muscle and a soundtrack that punctuates its lack of political correctness? That's the Dodge Charger. Just don't tell anyone that it's also refined, comfortable, and luxurious. After all, it's got a macho image to protect.

Over the years, the Charger has moved from being merely a caricature of a classic American sedan to becoming a fully developed and satisfying car. It relies on a solid structure inherited from Mercedes-Benz, uses a world-class eight-speed automatic that is also used in Audis, BMWs, and Jaguars, and has one of the best infotainment systems in the business. Ultimately, the Charger is not just about brawn. It packs some sophistication and offers a lot of bang for the buck. Under a luxury brand name, a sedan delivering that much content and performance would cost another $20,000 or more.

The Charger is a large car that delivers generous accommodations with plenty of elbow room, a roomy backseat, and a large trunk. The cabin has a genuinely premium feel, from the comfortable, multi-adjustable seats and luxurious dashboard to the comfortable ride and quiet cabin. The Uconnect infotainment system makes interacting with your phone, apps and other features easy and stress-free.

Best Version to Get
We wouldn't talk anyone out of the higher-performance versions of the Charger. (Just exercise caution if you get the crazy-powered Hellcat. That said, the best balance of sporty looks and road-going comfort is the R/T. While an SXT with the V6 is a nice car, it lacks the satisfying sound and thr...
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