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2017 Dodge Charger Hellcat redesign, price, specs

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For this year, the 2017 Dodge Charger comes with couple of alterations. This new version of Charger gets new interior options, next-gen infotainment system and four exterior colors. When it comes to its exterior look, it uses the same design from the previous model. The body suits its performance well. Dodge has been planning for the change of the overall structure of this car. The new Dodge Charger 2017 gets all new Daytona model and just like Charger RT it comes with HEMI V8 engine under the hood.

2017 Dodge Charger Hellcat redesign, price, specs

2017 Dodge Charger redesign

The new generation of Dodge Charger continues to use same design as before. It comes in six model variations: SE (SE AWD), SXT (SXT AWD), R/T (RT Scat Pack), Daytona (Daytona 392) and SRT (SRT 392 and SRT Hellcat). Design of the car is inspired by the ’69 Charger (2ndgeneration) especially Coke-bottle line and puckered body sides. Lower models come with LED headlights, Foglights and daytime running lights (DRL). Premium models gets projector-beam HID headligths. Dodge racetrack LED taillights are standard for all Charger models. For better fuel efficiency and better handling its body is built from lightweight material.

There are also four new 2017 Dodge Charger exterior colors available: Destroyer Grey, Green Go, Octane Red and Yellow Jacket. Previous model colors include: Billet Silver Metallic, Contusion Blue Pearl, Go Mango, Granite Crystal Metallic, Maximum Steel Metallic, Pitch Black, Redline Red Tri-coat, Tor Red and White Knuckle.

2017 Dodge Charger Hellcat redesign, price, specs

New Dodge Charger 2017 interior

The new Dodge Charger 2017 isn’t only a handsome car judging by its appearance. You can get the advantages inside the car as well. When it comes to judge the interior part of this car, you will get upholstery wrapped with premium soft-touch materials with 19 color options available. The seats are both comfortable and trendy. The car really represents the comfort and high level of security. The 2017 Charger uses a unique cabin cockpit with new net-gen UConnect 4.0 infotainment system with large 8.4-inch touchscreen display. This system supports Apple CarPlay and Android Auto features. There are plenty of additional features such as a GPS, internet connection, display, Hub, USB ports, and many others. There are 5 seats for adults. With 2017 year model, Houndstooth cloth seats are standard for SE, SCT, RT and RT Scat Pack trim levels.

New Dodge Charger Hellcat 2017 redesign, price, specs

2017 Dodge Charger Hellcat specs

Under the hood of the SE and SXT models, you will find a tough V6 engine with 3.6-liter capacity with 292 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque. You will be able to choose the second choice between three V8 HEMI engines for higher trim levels. Second powerplant is V8 5.7-liter HEMI engine with 370 horsepower and 395 lb-ft of torque while the bigger 6.4-liter HEMI produces 485 horses and 475 lb-ft of torque. Extreme power will come from 2017 Dodge Charger Hellcat which is propelled by the Supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI SRT engine. This beast delivers monstrous 707 horsepower and 650 lb-ft of torque. All of them use 8-speed TorqueFlite automatic transmission with available paddle shifters and Sport mode. The car will use a standard drivetrain of RWD while the AWD drivetrain will come as an option. Of course, each of drivetrain has different power. You should think carefully when choosing both the engine and the drivetrain.

Engine 3.6L V6 5.7L Hemi V8 6.4L Hemi V8 6.2L Hemi V8
Model SE (RWD/AWD)
R/T and Daytona RT Scat Pack, Daytona 392 and SRT 392 SRT Hellcat
(HP @ rpm)
292 @ 6,350
300 @ 6,350 with Rallye Group
370 @ 5,250 – R/T 485 @ 6,100 707 @ 6,200
(lb-ft @ rpm)
260 @ 4,800
264 @ 4,800 with Rallye Group
395 @ 4,200 – R/T 475 @ 4,100 650 @ 4,800
Transmission Torqueflite automatic 8-speed
Trany type 845RE 8HP70 8HP70 8HP90
Fuel economy (mpg)
19/30 – RWD
18/27/- AWD
16/25 15/25 13/22

2017 Dodge Charger Hellcat redesign, price, specs

2017 Dodge Charger price and release date

When it comes to the new Dodge Charger 2017 price and release date, people will be able to see the new Charger in dealerships till the end of this year, starting from September 2016. How much could it be? Base model starts with same price as its predecessor. That means that base SE model starts just under $28,000 while better choice (Hellcat SRT) cost you more up to $66,000.

Model Engine Price
SE 3.6L V6 $27,995
SXT 3.6L V6 $29,995
SE AWD 3.6L V6 $30,245
SXT AWD 3.6L V6 $31,995
R/T 5.7L V8 Hemi $33,895
Daytona 5.7L V8 Hemi $40,985
R/T Scat Pack 6.4L V8 Hemi $39,995
Daytona 392 6.4L V8 Hemi $46,090
SRT 392 6.4L V8 Hemi $50,995
SRT Hellcat 6.2L V8 Hemi $65,945