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Performance Specs and Upgrades for the 2022 Dodge Challenger


There are a lot of model names that have been in production for a long time. The 2022 Dodge Challenger is one of the few that remains very faithful to its original production model that appeared at dealerships in 1970. Dodge has used the Challenger platform to push the envelope in the sports car segment. Every one of the nine Challenger trims is equipped with powerful engines to help the high-performance model live up to its long-standing reputation for performance. Let’s take a closer look at a brief history of the Challenger platform and what Southside Dodge customers can expect to see when they come to the showroom for a test drive.


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How Did the Dodge Challenger Start?


In the late 1960s and early 1970s, the Muscle Car Wars were just getting started. Dodge introduced the Challenger platform for the 1970 model year as a response to high-performance platforms from the other two major automakers. Even back then, the Challenger was equipped with an array of large, high-output power plants. First-generation Challenger models could be found with a convertible top, something everyone at Southside Dodge would love to see in modern versions. In fact, we are expecting a customized Challenger to arrive at our showroom soon. Contact us today to learn more.


What’s New for the 2022 Challenger?


The 2022 Dodge Challenger is an instantly recognizable vehicles Dodge has included its deluxe security alarm as standard equipment on the:


  • Scat Pack 392
  • SRT Hellcat
  • SRT Hellcat Redeye
  • SRT Super Stock


Several trims are also eligible to have the enhanced security system included with the Driver Convenience Group package on all SXT, GT, and R/T models.


2022 Dodge Challenger Engine Options


Like its ancestors, the 2022 version of the Dodge Challenger is available with several high-performance powertrains. Check out the Challenger’s engine menu and which trims offer those power plants.


  • 3.6-litre Pentastar V-6; 303 horsepower, available on all SXT and GT trims
  • 5.7-litre HEMI™ V-8; 375 horsepower, available on R/T models
  • 392 HEMI™ V-8; 485 horsepower, available on Scat Pack 392 and Scat Pack 392 Widebody models
  • Supercharged 6.2-litre HEMI™ V-8; 717 horsepower, available on SRT Hellcat
  • Supercharged 6.2-litre HEMI™ HO V-8; 797 horsepower, available on SRT Hellcat Redeye
  • Supercharged 6.2-litre HEMI™ HO V-8; up to 807 horsepower, available on SRT Super Stock


There is so much more to learn about the 2022 Dodge Challenger and its available features. Make an appointment with a Southside Dodge product expert, today, to see one up close and in person.



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