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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe Rallye Redline
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe SXT 18 27 $24,359 $25,195
2-Door Coupe R/T 16 23 $28,775 $29,995
2-Door Coupe R/T Classic 16 23 $28,775 $29,995
2-Door Coupe SRT8 392 14 23 $42,675 $44,125
2-Door Coupe SXT Plus 18 27 $24,359 $25,195
2-Door Coupe R/T Plus 16 23 $28,775 $29,995
2-Door Coupe Yellow Jacket 14 23 $42,675 $44,125
2-Door Coupe Rallye Redline 18 27 $24,359 $25,195
2-Door I4 2.0T Manual
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Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,359
$21,180
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,195
$22,250
Monthly Payment Estimate
$420 / month
$371 / month
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line A comfortable touring coupe most of the time, the retro-themed 2012 Dodge Challenger can turn in blistering musclecar performance when it's got a HEMI. The 2012 Hyundai Genesis Coupe is one of the best performance-car values, with several models fitting the needs of either daily commuters of track-day enthusiasts.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Midsize Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.9 52.8
Front Leg Room (in) 42.0 44.1
Passenger Capacity 5 4
Front Hip Room (in) 54.6 56.0
Second Leg Room (in) 32.6 30.3
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 39.2
Second Hip Room (in) 48.6 49.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.2 56.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 91.5 88.8
Second Head Room (in) 37.4 34.6
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 57.1 54.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.1 63.6
Wheelbase (in) 116.0 111.0
Liftover Height (in) 33.0 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 75.7 73.4
Track Width, Front (in) 63.0 63.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 5.1
Length, Overall (in) 197.7 182.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.2 10.0
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 12.4 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 12.6 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Yes 4-wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.5 17.2
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr rack & pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.75 2.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.1 14.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.9 37.4
Tires
Spare Tire Size Compact T135/90D17
Front Tire Order Code TVJ NA
Spare Tire Order Code TBC NA
Rear Tire Size P245/45R20 P245/45VR18
Rear Tire Order Code TVJ NA
Front Tire Size P245/45R20 P225/45VR18
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 100 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1000 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3834 3294
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 20 x 8.0 18 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 20 x 8.0 18 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.8 5.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 160 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 730 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 305 @ 6350 210 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas V6 Turbocharged Gas I4
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 268 @ 4800 223 @ 2000
Engine Order Code ERB NA
Displacement 3.6L/220 2.0L/122
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 21
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 21 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 30
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.16 3.99
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.19 2.47
Trans Order Code DGJ NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.06 3.91
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.23
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.79
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.59 4.23
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41 1.67
Trans Type 5 6
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.83 1.00
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Dodge Challenger Hyundai Genesis Coupe
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Five-Link NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.63 .70
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) SLA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.06 .94
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 8.7 7.6
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 4 7
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating - -
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating - -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver - -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger - -
Overall Side Crash Rating - -
Side Barrier Rating - -
Side Barrier Rating Driver - -
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat - -
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat - -
Combined Side Rating Front Seat - -
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat - -
Rollover Rating
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