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2009 Dodge
Challenger SRT-8

$27,998* 8K miles
CarMax West Broad
Free Transfer to your store - VA to VA
Free Transfer to your store - VA to VA
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Location: CarMax West Broad in Richmond, Virginia 23060
Description: Used 2009 Dodge Challenger SRT-8 for sale - $27,998, 8,239 miles with Leather & Suede Seats, Sunroof(s), Navigation System, Front Seat Heaters, Cruise Control, Auxiliary Audio Input
Transmission: Automatic Color:Black Interior Color: Black Average Vehicle Review: (5 reviews) I have bought more than 700 cars, and this i concider is one of the best cars ever. Murph

Reviews for 2009 Dodge Challenger SRT-8

Overall Rating

5.0 out of 5(18 reviews)

A blend of both worlds

In short I love my SRT8 Challenger. Very predictable, handles great, and has good get up and go that'll put a smile on your face. The car is a performance based machine, but is refined and comfortable enough to travel in. Having traveled in an 07 Corvette that wears you down after 3-4hours of seat time, I've found this to be very comfortable for extended tours. (Not knocking the Vette, it's an awesome car that's just not good for Interstate travel in my opinion) The Challenger is on the heavy side but still feels nimble when you throw it around. That's the downside of all of the insulation/sound deadening and creature comfort materials in general, but well worth it in my opinion. I originally was going to buy a new RT, until I found the SRT. Surprisingly the leather seats are more comfortable than the RT by far in my opinion. Sound system is good and the Nav hasn't let me down yet. Getting into the back seat is typical for a two door car, however don't waste your time going through the drivers side as the seat doesn't have a quick release like the passenger side. You'll spend 10 mins dealing with the electric seat.... Never drove the RT to compare it to the SRT, but the SRT is supposed to have a better suspension. All I can really say is I've been impressed with it so far. Back to the performance side, the brakes are great and have done a good job of hauling it down to avoid Bambi and family on the back roads. The six speed does take some getting used to. If you aren't pushing it then it'll want to go from first to fourth which can be annoying. Otherwise no complaints. I'd complain about the clutch but it's my first hydraulic clutch vehicle and it just doesn't have the "feel" that my old vehicles have with the direct linkages. Works good, but different and takes some getting used to. The power is great but you'll be 10-15mph over the limit and not even notice it- until it's too late and the flashing lights are in your rear view mirrors. HID lights are great at night and provide plenty of light. Not sure how oncoming traffic feels but I'm not getting flashed a lot so must be ok... To the complaints- I don't care for the range of the tilt/telescopic wheel. It doesn't have enough travel to get it exactly where I want it, but you do get used to it and it's not bad, just not ideal. Fuel economy has been in the mid teens, but I've been doing everything wrong to get good economy. Drive it nice and cruise in 6th and it'll crank out good mileage. It does take premium fuel, but if you are worried about that or the economy as a factor then you probably shouldn't be looking at a performance vehicle.... I really don't like the cruise set up, or the steering wheel in general. I find my 08 Laramie Pickup with nav and the steering wheel controls to be a lot better for me. Again, to each his own. Another item is the exhaust will drone in the back seat. It's really noticeable when the car is in 6th gear and at lower RPM's going up a hill or lugging a little bit. In conclusion I've been extremely happy with my purchase and would not hesitate to buy the same car again. It isn't the fastest, but it is a great looking car that to me is a great compromise between an all out performance car and daily driver. Drive one and find out yourself. If nothing else you'll get lots of thumbs up from the many people who'll be checking it out!

- CarGuy33, 2009 Dodge Challenger SRT-8


When I purchased this car I knew what I wanted, A beastly fast, animal of an automobile, that had aggressive muscle car performance and a bad attitude. Well, I got that but...I also got a easy going ,good natured , smooth, quiet riding ,24 mpg, stand out of the crowd, beauty with a BIG truck. The SRT8 Challenger does not drive like the awesome mustang cobra, it still has that adolescence bad boy feel but way more refined and comfortable. It took me about a week of driving to really fall for the pluses this car has to offer. Read all the many other review of the Challenger, I did. Most of the negatives I read about are there, but they are not necessarily negatives. The blind spot is the worst criticism I could come up with. But you learn to look twice and be careful. The soft suspension is actually a plus. This thing feels like a 70s Buick, heavy and solid. Compared to my lowered 2000 SS Camaro, cornering is a little smushy. But the Camaro rattles your teeth after driving it for awhile. The six speed is great and helps you get that good gas mileage, for a 425 hp beast. Looks of the car are fantastic and draws attention and respect. Fit and finish are excellent. Something I thought would never be possible with Dodge. The cabin is well thought out and comfortable. Especially the SRT8 heated seats with the suede inserts. My car has the navigation and premium stereo which rocks. In conclusion, I'd say I love this car and I think you will too. Take one for a spin and you'll be glad you did. All of my friends have given me excellent reviews and comments after riding and driving in this modern day muscle cruiser.

- ANNOYING ORANGE, 2009 Dodge Challenger SRT-8

turning 50

i am turning 50. i have to retire after 30 years. buying my bad to the bone challenger has made me happier than anything that i have done in the past 10 years, if not longer. nothing but compliments. i always had firebirds. again, BAD TO THE BONE! make yourself feel good again, buy a challenger.

- connie, 2009 Dodge Challenger SRT-8

This price does not include tax, title, and tags. Additional fees may also apply depending on the state of purchase.