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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Manual FWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible Manual FWD 20 33 $38,502 $39,490
2-Door Convertible Automatic FWD 18 28 $39,819 $40,840
2-Door Convertible Manual FWD Aero 20 33 $42,316 $44,080
2-Door Convertible Automatic FWD Aero 18 28 $42,316 $44,080
2-Door Convertible Manual FWD Independence 20 33 $44,236 $46,080
2-Door Convertible Automatic FWD Independence 18 28 $44,236 $46,080
4-Door Wagon Manual FWD 20 33 $29,084 $29,830
4-Door Wagon Automatic FWD 18 28 $30,400 $31,180
4-Door Wagon Manual XWD 20 30 $33,576 $34,975
4-Door Wagon Automatic XWD 18 29 $33,576 $34,975
4-Door Sedan Manual FWD 20 33 $28,177 $28,900
4-Door Sedan Automatic FWD 19 29 $29,493 $30,250
4-Door Sedan Manual XWD 20 30 $31,585 $32,395
4-Door Sedan Automatic XWD 18 29 $31,585 $32,395
4-Door Sedan Manual FWD Aero 20 33 $32,966 $34,340
4-Door Sedan Automatic FWD Aero 19 29 $32,966 $34,340
4-Door Sedan Manual XWD Aero 20 30 $35,630 $37,115
4-Door Sedan Automatic XWD Aero 18 29 $35,630 $37,115
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
Pricing
Invoice Price
$28,177
$24,359
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$28,900
$25,195
Monthly Payment Estimate
$482 / month
$420 / 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.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 33 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Midsize
Number of Passenger Doors 4 -
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.1 53.9
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 42.0
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 54.6
Second Leg Room (in) 35.1 32.6
Front Head Room (in) 38.9 39.3
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 48.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.1 58.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 96 91.5
Second Head Room (in) 37.0 37.4
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 57.1 57.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.3 63.1
Wheelbase (in) 105.3 116.0
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 33.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.9 75.7
Track Width, Front (in) 60.0 63.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.7
Length, Overall (in) 182.9 197.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.0 16.2
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - - 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 - - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-wheel Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.0 19.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - TBD - 38.9
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.75
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 16.1
Tires
Spare Tire Size - TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code - TBD - TVJ
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - TBC
Rear Tire Size - TBD - P245/45R20
Rear Tire Order Code - TBD - TVJ
Front Tire Size - TBD - P245/45R20
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 100
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 100
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3710 3834
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 20 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 20 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 10.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 730
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 160
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 220 @ 5300 305 @ 6350
Engine Type Turbocharged Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System - TBD - Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 258 @ 2500 268 @ 4800
Engine Order Code - TBD - ERB
Displacement 2.0L/122 3.6L/220
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 18
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 25 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33 27
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.16
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 2.19
Trans Order Code - TBD - DGJ
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.06
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.59
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.41
Trans Type 6 5
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Saab 9-3 Dodge Challenger
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Toe-link Five-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/anti-roll bar SLA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.06
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 7.3 8.7
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - 4
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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