As for 2017, buyers should anticipate to get an excellent touchscreen electronics interface, a hugely potent V8 powertrains, a smooth yet controlled ride, an available all-wheel-drive system, and a spacious interior with top-notch materials from the redesigned. Its release date should be expected sometime later this year.
Novelties for this year include an upgraded interior leather upholstery for both the SRT Hellcat and SRT 392, standard HD radio, a new Super Track Pak for the SXT trim, and a carryover of the Appearance package for both the R/T and SXT variants.
Assuredly, if you looking for a large sedan that is capable of blending well with luxury, performance and attitude, the new and improved Dodge Charger for 2017 might be the perfect solution for you. Whereas most of its rivals employ a FWD, the charger unapologetically utilizes a RWD and an optional AWD system. Additionally, the vehicle comes as the only vehicle that offers V8 power in its price range.
In overall, the vehicle might not be for everyone, however, if you constantly fantasize about full-size family transportation that offers comfort, luxury and performance, the Charger might turn out hard to resist. Other alternatives to consider include Chevrolet Impala, Chrysler 300, and Toyota Avalon.
Exterior Changes & Interior Pictures – 2017 Dodge Charger
It comes in a walloping seven trims ranging from the sprightly equipped 2017 Dodge Charger SE to the well-equipped SRT Hellcat trims. As already mentioned above, all the variants will come equipped with a standard rear-wheel-drive or an optional all-wheel-drive.
The features to expect from the revitalized 2017 Dodge Charger SE include a 60/40-split folding rear seats, larger brakes, telescopic-and-tilt steering wheel, automatic headlights, premium sound system, 17” alloy wheels, auxiliary audio inputs, USB ports, keyless entry, Bluetooth audio and phone connectivity, automatic climate control, 5” touchscreen display, optional 19” wheels, and keyless ignition.
Moving up to the 2017 Dodge Charger SXT gets you an auto-dimming rearview camera, 18” wheels, heated mirrors, satellite radio, 8.4” touchscreen display, automatic climate control, LED foglights, smartphone app integration, remote ignition, an 8-way power driver’s seat, heated front seats, and an upgraded audio system.
Opting for the 2017 Dodge Charger SXT will get you leather upholstery, rear cross traffic alert, LED interior lighting, rear parking sensors, 10-speaker premium sound system, a power front passenger seat, satellite and HD radio, ventilated front seats, xenon headlights, sport tuned suspension, heated steering wheel, a navigation system, lane-keeping assist, blind-spot monitoring system, heated rear seats, rear-cross traffic alert, adaptive cruise control, driver memory functions, power adjustable pedals, frontal collision warning, tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel, blind-spot monitoring system, 20” wheels, a power front seats, adaptive cruise control, and automatic wipers.
Fortunately, for those who will feel burdened by some of the feature above, Dodge has also packaged them into smaller groups with their own themes. For instance, the Rallye Group will come equipped with 20” black alloy wheels, Beats audio system, a slight power upgrade for the V6, a sport tuned suspension system, paddle shifters, and sporty stylish flourishes. Meanwhile, the 2017 Dodge Charger SXT’s Super Track Pak comes with shorter gearing for a more compact acceleration, Bilstein dampers, lowered ride height, and Dodge’s Performance Pages software.
The 2017 Dodge Charger R/T comes with Super Track Pak suspension tune, xenon headlights, performance pages, a heated power adjustable pedals, launch control, ventilated front seats, rear parking sensors, synthetic-suede and leather upholstery, three-mode stability control, and heated rear seats.
Next up is the 2017 Dodge Charger SRT 392 model that comes with a navigation system, Brembo brakes, three mode adaptive shock absorbers, more elaborate performance related measurements, a flat-bottom steering wheel, xenon headlights, and an active exhaust system.
At the helm of the trim lineup is the SRT Hellcat that adds a blind-spot monitoring, a hood with heat extraction vents, a more powerful supercharged engine, and an aluminum interior trim.
Engine Specs – 2017 Dodge Charger
Under the hood of the 2017 Dodge Charger will be several engines with different specifications. First is a 3.6L V6 engine capable of producing 292 horsepower and 260 pounds of torque. Opting for the Rallye Group will boost the output to 300 horsepower and 264 pounds of torque. The EPA ratings stand at 19/31/23 mpg in the city/highway/combined.
Others include Charger R/T and R/T Road & Track’s 5.7L V8 engine good for 370 horsepower and 395 pounds of torque, and R/T Scat Pack’s and SRT 392’s 6.4L V8 good for 485 horsepower and 475 pounds of torque.
Price & Release Date – 2017 Dodge Charger
Expect the SE to cost you an MSRP starting from $27,995, and up to $65,945 for the top-of-the-line 2017 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat. Its release date should be expected sometime later this year.