Transmission: Manual 6 Speed Color:Gray Interior Color: Black Average Vehicle Review: 4. As it only has 5 gears. Haven't had the nerve or an empty enough stretch of highway to find out her top speed yet. The only complaint was the blind spot backing up, trying to look on passenger side. Since I moved pretty far from work, it was time to downsize. Paid around forty grand for the carbur it has a few options such as the 8 speed auto transmission, appearance package which includes scat pack logos on the front fenders, hyper black wheels, bumblebee stripe on the rear, scat pack logos on the front seats, blacked out grill and fuel cap.
If you've already decided on buying a Challenger, you've already accepted the mileage that will come with it. But I'm ready to buy another one!! It will be a daily driver! Loved my car, was rear ended while sitting still in traffic by a F150 and walked away with just scrapes and bruises. Register a Free 1 month Trial Account. Also has suede and leather interior as well as navigation. I always get looks and smiles when I am driving. Chances are, you'll be able to find and get behind the wheel to drive one or the other without too much trouble.
I tried searching around but it's difficult to find any good solid information specifically related to specific models. The Scat Pack auto's eight gears keep the engine revs high up in the power band during spirited driving. Love the large screen, roomy back seat, and the style is amazing! I tend to average around 28 mpg on the highway and 18 in town. Even when blasting down the straightaway on Portland International Raceway and shifting into 4th gear at speeds over 100mph, shifting too hard to get the tires spinning. I really like the machine and driving feels nice and powerful.
The newer engines are the 5. My biggest concern was that there'd be a more significant difference in fuel efficiency in the real world but it sounds like that's just not true. Transmission: Manual 6 Speed Color:Blue Interior Color: Gray Average Vehicle Review: 4. Many of the pricier brands like Ferrari, Porsche and Lamborghini have gone to a dual clutch setup while others — like General Motors new Z06 and the Hellcat Challenger - have gone with a traditional automatic transmission. I love that I can ride with my windows down n not hear the wind blowing it's super quiet. Gas is great for me cause im used on spending so much in gas for my trucks. .
But I'm ready to buy another one!! Transmission: Manual 6 Speed Color:Orange Interior Color: Black Average Vehicle Review: 4. Not many cars would have held up like this one did in a crash of a F150 at 55+ mph while sitting still. According to Dodge spokesman Jiyan Cadiz, 60 percent of Scat Packs come with the automatic transmission and 40 percent with the manual. Transmission: Manual 6 Speed Color:Orange Interior Color: Black Average Vehicle Review: 4. The Challenger has always ranked high in curb appeal, and heading further up the model roster ratchets up the muscular style. So - now my confidence is shaken. Transmission: Manual 6 Speed Color:Red Interior Color: Gray Average Vehicle Review: 4.
Although a two door, the truck has enough space to fit a lot in it and the interior is spacious enough for two. The important thing is her reliability and comfort! I simply don't know how they made the car look and feel so tough and powerful and yet it's totally cozy too! Transmission: Manual 6 Speed Color:Black Interior Color: Black Average Vehicle Review: 4. Right now I'm averaging about 23mpg according to the gauges but I suspect they might be estimating a little conservatively. Which transmission would we choose if it were our vehicle? Just a subtle touch, but completes her look and puts her over the top! Handles like a dream, Huges the road like it owns it. Gas mileage sucks I get about 300 miles to my 18 gallon tank bah! From daily commutes to long road trips, this car is designed to make any trip enjoyable. I think that you're splitting hairs when it comes to the mileage between two models of the same car. Care to explain this logic? Minor issues aside, it's comfortable and recommended for the wannabe car enthusiast who doesn't quite have the money, expertise or desire to go into the full-on V8 powerhouse vehicle range.
It has plenty of power when you want it, and gets acceptable highway mileage for a V8. Truth be told, I expect that you will see the fastest Hellcat Challengers packing the automatic transmission, but Im not a super stock racer — fun to drive factor trumps flat out performance. Nevertheless, my husband and I were very pleased with the turnaround on the car and Mark's promptness. Ultimately it came down to this. This means that powershifting — no matter what the speed or gear — can bring about traction problems so getting the most out of the Hellcat Challenger takes some skill and practice. The heavy clutch pedal and long shifter throws are a chore to move quickly in the Dodge.
Though a stalemate on paper, it doesn't take much more than one mash of the accelerator in either car to feel the difference. I had an Auto in the the purple Cuda for one season. Short for me is like flicking your wrist not take elbow off console for reference Thx for the input Here's a rule to live by. Room and Comfort B- Power and Performance A- Fit and Finish B Fuel Economy C Value B Report-card grades are derived from a consensus of test-driver evaluations. Also - I had a brain fart when typing this out. Interesting that they'd call it out specifically for the auto and not the manual. Don't think I'll ever own anything but a Dodge Challenger.
A Beautiful Modern Day Retro Muscle Car. Manual transmissions aren't necessarily more fuel-efficient or lighter than their automatic counterparts as they once were in older vehicles. Still, in terms of power delivery and ride, the car is eminently suited to day-in, day-out driving. I spent time on public roads and on the quarter mile with the TorqueFlite equipped Hellcat Challenger and while I thought that it would be an easy choice to pick the manual — I quickly fell in love with the new 8-speed automatic gearbox. All grades are versus other vehicles in the same class. To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. I pre-ordered a HellCat with a manual though as I enjoy shifting and having that involvement with the car.
I'm curious to hear what owners or folks who have driven these have to say about their experiences. Speed love i love it. She may not be the fastest car I've owned in the quarter mile she's still largely stock , but she has excellent top end. I love the feel of the clutch and shifter, and banging through gears with my right hand and left foot just adds that much more fun factor to the Challenger. I would agree with that as well. You currently have 0 posts. Regards, braztang Buy the manual, you know you want to! Fun car to drive, mileage is good, very comfortable.