Compare 2012 Dodge Charger vs 2012 Hyundai Genesis

2012 Dodge Charger
2012 Hyundai Genesis
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4-Door Sedan RT AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Charger 4-Door Sedan RT AWD 15 23 $30,887 $32,345
Charger 4-Door Sedan RT Max AWD 15 23 $30,887 $32,345
Charger 4-Door Sedan RT Max RWD 16 25 $28,725 $29,995
Charger 4-Door Sedan RT Plus AWD 15 23 $30,887 $32,345
Charger 4-Door Sedan RT Plus RWD 16 25 $28,725 $29,995
Charger 4-Door Sedan RT RWD 16 25 $28,725 $29,995
Charger 4-Door Sedan Road/Track RWD 16 25 $28,725 $29,995
Charger 4-Door Sedan SE RWD 18 27 $24,677 $25,595
Charger 4-Door Sedan SRT8 RWD 14 23 $44,281 $45,925
Charger 4-Door Sedan SRT8 Super Bee RWD 14 23 $40,325 $41,625
Charger 4-Door Sedan SXT AWD 18 27 $29,599 $30,945
Charger 4-Door Sedan SXT Plus AWD 18 27 $29,599 $30,945
Charger 4-Door Sedan SXT Plus RWD 19 31 $27,437 $28,595
Charger 4-Door Sedan SXT RWD 19 31 $27,437 $28,595
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4-Door Sedan V6 3.8L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Genesis 4-Door Sedan V6 3.8L 18 28 $32,070 $34,200
Genesis 4-Door Sedan V8 4.6L 16 25 $41,204 $44,500
Genesis 4-Door Sedan V8 5.0L 17 25 $42,124 $45,500
Genesis 4-Door Sedan V8 5.0L R-Spec 16 25 $43,044 $46,500
Genesis Coupe 2-Door I4 2.0T Automatic 20 30 $22,354 $23,500
Genesis Coupe 2-Door I4 2.0T Automatic Premium 20 30 $25,410 $26,750
Genesis Coupe 2-Door I4 2.0T Manual 21 30 $21,180 $22,250
Genesis Coupe 2-Door I4 2.0T Manual R-Spec 21 30 $23,294 $24,500
Genesis Coupe 2-Door V6 3.8L Automatic Grand Touring w/Blk Lth 17 27 $27,932 $29,750
Genesis Coupe 2-Door V6 3.8L Automatic Grand Touring w/Brn Lth 17 27 $27,932 $29,750
Genesis Coupe 2-Door V6 3.8L Automatic Track 17 27 $30,257 $32,250
Genesis Coupe 2-Door V6 3.8L Manual R-Spec 17 26 $25,142 $26,750
Genesis Coupe 2-Door V6 3.8L Manual Track 17 26 $28,862 $30,750
Pricing
Invoice Price
$30,887
$32,070
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$32,345
$34,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$539 / month
$570 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
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Fuel Economy
City
15 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Car Large car
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
56.2 54.9
Second Leg Room (in)
40.1 38.6
Front Head Room (in)
38.6 40.4
Second Hip Room (in)
56.1 54.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.5 58.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
104.7 109.4
Second Head Room (in)
37.9 37.7
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.7 57.9
Front Leg Room (in)
41.8 44.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.8 64.4
Wheelbase (in)
120.2 115.6
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.2 74.4
Track Width, Front (in)
63.4 63.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.9 5.2
Length, Overall (in)
200.3 196.3
Height, Overall (in)
58.2 58.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16.3 15.9
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 x 0.9 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)
13.6 x 1.0 13.0 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.5 19.3
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr rack & pinion Pwr rack & pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.1 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.5 15.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.7 36.0
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
TBK NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/55R19 P225/55R17
Rear Tire Order Code
TDX NA
Front Tire Size
P235/55R19 P225/55R17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
TDX NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4450 3971
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 x 7.5 17 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 x 7.5 17 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
14.0 5.2
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160 150
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
730 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
395 @ 4200 291 @ 5100
Engine Order Code
EZH - TBD -
Displacement
5.7L/345 3.8L/231
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
370 @ 5250 333 @ 6400
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
18 22 (Est)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 28 (Est)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
15 18 (Est)
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.16 2.27
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.55
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.19 2.39
Trans Order Code
DGJ - TBD -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.06 3.90
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.19
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/manual shift
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.82
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.64
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.59 3.66
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 1.61
Trans Type
5 8
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Dodge Charger Hyundai Genesis
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
- TBD - Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.6 0.7
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.3 1.0
Suspension Type - Rear
- TBD - Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
10.4 - TBD -
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
3 -
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Overall Side Crash Rating
--
Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
--
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating
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