2019 Charger Lineup Revealed
The 2019 Dodge Charger is coming at you fast for the 2019 model year with a new trim level lineup that is better than ever. This powerful four-door muscle car knows what you want, and is giving you the best trim options, while maintaining power, comfort, and style. Dodge has continued to revamp the Charger, and give it upgrades inside, and outside. The changes that you’ll notice include six distinct model options that all offer a range of powertrain and performance options. These trims range from the SXT AWD to the power-hungry SRT Hellcat. For more information on the 2019 Charger lineup, continue reading down below.
This base trim comes standard with a 3.6-liter V6 Pentastar engine that produces 260 pound-feet of torque and 292 horsepower. This engine comes coupled with an eight-speed automatic transmission that helps to further propel this engine into a league all of its own. Besides this powerful engine and transmission trio, you’ll get features like three 12-volt power outlets, automatic halogen projector headlamps with LED accents, capless fuel filler, electric power steering, cruise control, remote start, and electronic stability control. If those features aren’t enough, you can add the Cold Weather Package, the Blacktop Package, new Caramel Nappa leather interior, and Houndstooth cloth sport seats. The Cold Weather Package comes with heated cloth driver and passenger seats, and a heated steering wheel. The Blacktop Package offers a new 20-inch Black Noise wheel.
The next model that has been revealed for the lineup is the GT with rear-wheel drive. This model also comes with the Pentastar V6, but it creates 264 pound-feet of torque and 300 horsepower. You’ll also find it paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission. The features you’ll find with the GT include Black Noise wheel options, new Dark Dub Plate instrument panel, Houndstooth cloth bolstered performance seats, an 8.4-inch Uconnect screen, enhanced steering with paddle shifters, 3.-7 rear axle ratio, a standard performance suspension, sculpted side sills, fascia, and a performance hood. The Cold Weather Package is also offered with this model.
This model option is new for 2019, and combines the power of the Pentastar V6 engine with AWD and an eight-speed automatic transmission. The all-wheel drive system used front-axle disconnect and active transfer case to help lower powertrain parasitic losses. If you want to add features to your SXT AWD, then you can pick from the Cold Weather Package, the Blacktop Package, Caramel Nappa leather interior, and cloth sport seats.
This next model option comes with the iconic 5.7-liter HEMI V8 that creates 395 pound-feet of torque and 370 horsepower. The same TorqueFlite 8-speed automatic transmission comes paired with this engine. The features you can get with the R/T include enhanced steering, Houndstooth cloth bolstered performance seats, 2.62 rear axle ratio, Dodge Performance Pages with the 8.4-inch Uconnect screen, 20-inch Satin Carbon and Black Noise wheel options, steering wheel with paddle shifters, standard performance suspension, and Dark Dub Plate instrument panel.
R/T Scat Pack:
Even more power is gained with the R/T Scat Pack model, giving you a naturally aspirated 392 HEMI V8 that creates 475 pound-feet of torque and 485 horsepower. There are a few new features for this model, including Line Lock and Launch Assist. There is also a new switch that gives you quick access to Launch Control which allows the driveline, transmission, and engine to have the best launch and most consistent acceleration. Other features you get include a new Scat Pack bee badge, a performance grille with dual air inlets, Houndstooth cloth performance seat, and a new Dark Dub Plate instrument panel. Available options are the Bilstein three-mode Adaptive Damping Suspension, Dual Carbon stripes, and a Satin Black-painted hood.
The engine that powers this model is a 6.2-liter HEMI supercharged V8, generating 650 pound-feet of torque and 707 horsepower. The standard eight-speed automatic transmission also comes with steering wheel-mounted shift paddles. Technology in the SRT Hellcat includes Torque Reserve, After-Run Chiller, Line Lock, and Launch Assist. There is also new instrument panel badging, available Brass Monkey 20-inch forged wheels, a Satin Black painted hood option, and an Alcantara interior package.
As we wait for the 2019 Dodge Charger to come to dealerships, check out our inventory of the 2018 Dodge Charger! These four-door muscle cars change what it means to drive a sedan, and they’re a car that the whole family can enjoy.