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2017 Dodge Challenger GT arrives with all-wheel drive, but no V-8
2017 Dodge Challenger GT arrives with all-wheel drive, but no V-8

Finally, Dodge has made all-wheel drive available on its stylish Challenger coupe—but we'll stop short of calling it an all-weather muscle coupe. That's because the Challenger GT, as Dodge has christened it, is only available with the base 3.6-liter V-6 engine, and not the muscular V-8s Dodge...Read More»

2017 Dodge Challenger
2017 Dodge Challenger vs. 2017 Ford Mustang: Compare Cars

Muscle-car fans aren't like other car shoppers. They know what they want, and they're highly unlikely to switch allegiances from Chevy to Dodge to Ford. But maybe you're new to the world of smoky burnouts? Before you buy, it’s worth comparing two of the longest-lived muscle cars on the...Read More»

2006 Honda Gold Wing with Takata airbag
Fiat Chrysler, Honda recall nearly 10 million more Takata airbags

Earlier this month, rumors began circulating that up to 40 million airbag inflators installed on U.S. vehicles would be added to the already-massive Takata recall. Shortly thereafter, Honda issued a recall for 20 million additional devices, while Toyota's roster grew by a more modest but still...Read More»

IIHS crash tests 2016 Ford Mustang
Crash-test results mixed for Mustang, Camaro, Challenger

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) took America's three iconic performance coupes and, instead of hustling them down a curvy road or heading to the drag strip, the crash testing agency smashed them into a wall. The findings may surprise you. CHECK OUT: Ford Mustang Vs. Chevrolet...Read More»

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Breaking: FCA Recalls 1.4 Million Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram Vehicles Over Hacking Concerns

Earlier this week, we reported on a vulnerability in Chrysler's Uconnect system that allowed two hackers to remotely control a Jeep Cherokee. (They could've chosen any number of vehicles from a wide range of automakers, but determined that the Cherokee was best suited for their demonstration.) To...Read More»

2010 Dodge Challengers
2008-2010 Dodge Challenger Recalled For Takata Airbags As Takata Says 'No' To Compensation Fund

The number of vehicles affected by the years-long Takata airbag recall has risen by 88,346 thanks to a new recall from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. According to the National Highway Traffic Administration, select Dodge Challenger vehicles from the 2008, 2009, and 2010 model years have been recalled...Read More»

2015 Dodge Challenger
2015 Dodge Challenger Recalled For Flatlining Gauge Cluster

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is recalling many 2015 Dodge Challenger vehicles for a potential issue with the gauge cluster blinking off, or resetting, while driving. FCA points to the cause of the issue as a potential microprocessor circuit overload, for the instrument cluster. An indication of...Read More»

2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat
2015 Dodge Challenger Tested By Feds, Earns Lower Rating Than Before

The federal government has released updated crash-test results for the 2015 Dodge Challenger, and the results are mostly good for this big performance-oriented coupe lineup, which includes the 707-horsepower Challenger Hellcat. The five-star overall rating, the automaker claims, is the highest...Read More»

2014 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
Chrysler Recalls Chrysler 300; Dodge Challenger, Charger, Durango; Jeep Grand Cherokee, Wrangler

Earlier today, Chrysler issued two unrelated recalls affecting late-model Chrysler, Dodge, and Jeep vehicles. Taken together, the recalls affect more than 900,000 owners worldwide. READ: Lawsuits: Ignition-Related Recalls Cut GM Cars' Trade-In Value RECALL #1: 2011-2014 Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger...Read More»

2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat
2015 Dodge Challenger Lineup Priced—Including 707-HP Hellcat

Would you pay $60,000 for a brand-new, factory warrantied car with 707 horsepower? The 2015 Dodge Challenger Hellcat is the most powerful muscle car ever, and Chrysler has priced it at just $60,990, including destination. If you haven't heard about the Hellcat, it takes Challenger SRT goodness and...Read More»

2015 Dodge Charger at 2014 New York Auto Show
Dodge Five-Year Plan: Musclecars Rule, Grand Caravan A Goner

Dodge will lose its place as Chrysler's mass-market brand, according to the new five-year plan for the brand announced today in Auburn Hills. The Dodge nameplate will become something more of a niche player for the Fiat Chrysler group, upending its status as the volume brand for most of the past...Read More»

2015 Dodge Challenger at 2014 New York Auto Show
2015 Dodge Challenger First Look: Live Photos

Other than a much-needed interior update and a few special trim levels over the years, Dodge has made very few changes to the Dodge Challenger since it was reborn in 2008. With an updated Camaro and an all-new Mustang hitting the scene, Dodge is finally giving the Challenger a quick once over for...Read More»

2012 Chrysler 300
Chrysler Recalls 200,000 Cars, SUVs, Trucks In 6 Campaigns

Chrysler is recalling more than 200,000 vehicles in the U.S. to address a variety of complaints. The six separate recalls involve Chrysler and Dodge cars, Dodge and Jeep SUVs, and Ram 1500 and heavy-duty trucks. Airbag warning light recall In the largest safety recall, some 119,000 2011 and 2012...Read More»

2013 Dodge Challenger
2013 Dodge Challenger Recalled For Fire Risk

Chrysler is calling owners of about 2,500 2013 Dodge Challengers and warning them not to drive their vehicles and contact their dealer because of a wiring harness short circuit that could cause a fire. Only 2013 Challengers equipped with a V-6 engine that were built over an eight-week period ending...Read More»

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IIHS Top Safety Picks, Tesla Model S, Range Rover Details: Car News Headlines

Today at The Car Connection, we bring you news of two IIHS Top Safety Pick-designated sports cars, tell you about a new vehicle for Pope Benedict in the Vatican’s fleet and give you all you need to know about the upcoming 2013 Range Rover. As we head into the weekend, here’s the Friday...Read More»

2011 Ford Mustang GT 5.0
What Is Your Favorite High-Horsepower, Low-Dollar Car? #YouTellUs

While we know the world is blowing up with BMW i news, we didn't want people to forget about good old V-8s. From the Ford Mustang and Chevrolet Camaro to the Dodge Challenger and Chevrolet Corvette, there is no shortage of options when shopping for a high-horsepower, low-dollar car. The horsepower...Read More»

2010 Dodge Challenger
Pony Car Edition: Mustang, Camaro Or Challenger? #YouTellUs

The pony car wars took a break for most of the Seventies, Eighties, and Nineties, but since the Dodge Challenger made its big comeback--alongside the Chevy Camaro and a revamped Ford Mustang--they're back on, like Donkey Kong. Want proof? Last year the Camaro outsold both its crosstown rivals, the...Read More»

2011 Dodge Challenger SRT8 392 with Green With Envy paint job
Dodge Challenger Inspires a New Generation

America is filled with car nuts. Take a summer's drive down to the local Dairy Queen on any Friday evening, and one can find far more custom builds and restorations than ice cream cones. Most of us can pinpoint something in our youth that sparked our undying interest in the automobile. For me, I'm...Read More»

2011 Dodge Charger R/T
2011 Dodge Charger and Challenger Hit the HEMI Highway

Here at Family Car Guide, we couldn’t resist commenting on the cross-country trek Dodge begins next week to promote the 2011 Dodge Challenger SRT8 392 and 2011 Dodge Charger R/T. According to multiple sources, this is no big-spender campaign, just two Dodge reps, Heather Heughens and Scott...Read More»

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