Sports cars have always been the most prestigious and powerful pick from the automotive industry and have acted as the poster child for automobiles on the whole. With great power comes great responsibility, and hence high cost, and this applies to sports cars. But American manufacturers like Dodge have strived to offer this experience to consumers at an affordable cost, and the Challenger is a fitting example. Dodge Challenger is an all-American sports car that manages to outperform elite European counterparts that are four times more expensive. And this is what makes it a fan-favorite vehicle. But just like the Challenger, there are some other potent American counterparts, and the Chevrolet Camaro is a fitting example. In this article, we are going to see what makes the Dodge Challenger stand apart from the Chevrolet Camaro.
The 2021 Dodge Challenger is available in ten trims – SXT, GT, R/T, R/T Scat Pack, R/T Scat Pack Widebody, SRT Hellcat, SRT Hellcat Widebody, SRT Hellcat Redeye, SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody, and SRT Super Stock. In terms of price, the base SXT trim carries a price tag of $29,065 MSRP for the base SXT trim and can go all the way up to $82,465 MSRP for the top-of-the-line SRT Super Stock variant. Intrigued by the 2021 Dodge Challenger? Contact us today to schedule a test drive today.
2021 Dodge Challenger
2021 Chevrolet Camaro
||2.0-liter Turbocharged Inline-Four Cylinder|
|305 hp / 268 ft-lbs.
||Horsepower / Torque
||275 hp / 295 ft-lbs.|
||0 – 60 MPH Time
||Top Speed (mph)
From the table above, it is clear that Dodge Challenger is a lot more powerful than the Chevrolet Camaro. We cannot forget that Camaro has three more powertrains on offer with the most powerful one being the supercharged 6.2-liter V-8 that produces 650 horsepower and 650 pound-feet of torque, the Challenger still manages to beat it with a lot more engine options – a 5/7-liter HEMI V-8 that produces 375 horsepower and 410 pound-feet of torque, 6.4-liter HEMI V-8 that puts out 485 horsepower and 475 pound-feet of torque, 6.2-liter supercharged HEMI V-8 that puts out 717 horsepower and 656 pound-feet of torque, 6.2-liter high-output supercharged HEMI V-8 that puts out 797 horsepower and 707 pound-feet of torque, and the most powerful 6.2-liter high-output supercharged HEMI V-8 that pumps out 807 horsepower and 707 pound-feet of torque.
Coming to the features, the 2021 Challenger hosts a variety of features such as cloth upholstered seats, a six-way power-adjustable driver’s seat, leather-wrapped steering wheel, and shift knob, proximity keyless entry, a seven-inch touchscreen display, dual-zone automatic climate control, Bluetooth connectivity, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, a six-speaker sound system, and two USB ports, to name some of them. Talking about optional features, the Challenger offers Nappa leather upholstery, heated and ventilated front seats, an 8.4-inch touchscreen display, satellite radio, navigation system, a six or nine-speaker Alpine premium sound system, an 18-speaker Harman Kardon surround-sound system, universal garage door opener, and a sunroof, to name some of them.
Safety features like blind-spot monitoring system, adaptive cruise control, automatic high-beams, and rear cross-traffic alert are some of the features you can opt for the Challenger.
That said, it is clear the 2021 Dodge Challenger offers a lot more configurations and options to choose from compared to the Chevrolet Camaro, making it the better pick.