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2022 Dodge Challenger Hellcat review

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Dodge Challenger Hellcat highlights

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Pros

  • Powerful supercharged V8 engine
  • Spacious enough for four adults
  • Large trunk
  • Various trims and available options

Cons

  • Large and heavy coupe
  • Rear visibility is poor

Mileage (EPA estimate)

13 city, 21 highway, 16 combined

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What is new for the 2022 Dodge Challenger Hellcat?

  • The Challenger Hellcat is available in a variety of new trims, including the SRT Hellcat Redeye and SRT Redeye Widebody Jailbreak.
  • Challenger Hellcat trims have been upgraded with Remote Start, Leather & Suede Seats, and Rear Spoiler as standard equipment this year.
  • Memory Seat(s) and Rear Seat Heaters features are now available as options on select trims.
  • The SRT Hellcat trim now comes with Automatic Transmission as standard equipment.

2022 Dodge Challenger Hellcat trims

Curious how Dodge Challenger Hellcat trims differ? Use our side-by-side vehicle comparison to see the differences and similarities

SRT Hellcat:

  • 717-hp, 656-lb-ft of torque 6.2L
  • Side Airbags
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Rear Defroster
  • Cruise Control
  • Cloth Seats
  • Power Seats
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Power Mirrors

SRT Hellcat Widebody:

  • Includes all features available on the SRT Hellcat
  • No significant upgrades found on the SRT Hellcat Widebody

SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody:

  • Includes all features available on the SRT Hellcat Widebody
  • 6.2L
  • Leather & Suede Seats
  • Remote Start

SRT Redeye Widebody Jailbreak:

  • Includes all features available on the SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody
  • No significant upgrades found on the SRT Redeye Widebody Jailbreak

5 reasons to buy the 2022 Dodge Challenger Hellcat

1. Modern-day muscle

If you're searching for a modern-day muscle car with thunderous power under the hood, the 2022 Dodge Challenger Hellcat is an obvious choice. This coupe, available in SRT Hellcat and SRT Hellcat Redeye trims, is born to run with a supercharged 6.2L HEMI® SRT V8 engine. As a result, the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat shatters the track with 717 hp and 656 lb-ft of torque and runs a quarter-mile at 127 mph (according to the manufacturer, when new). The high-output Redeye delivers even more dominance with 797 hp and 707 lb-ft of torque, helping it achieve a top speed of 203 mph and a 10.8-second quarter-mile at 131 mph (according to the manufacturer, when new).

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2. Comfortable ride

Muscle cars don't often pair straight-line speed and high horsepower with ride comfort, but the 2022 Dodge Challenger Hellcat does both well. The Hellcat models feature a standard adaptive suspension that glides over road imperfections with slick precision. This suspension system also includes different firmness settings, including Street Mode (sporty), Sport Mode (firm), and Track Mode (firmest max handling), to customize the Hellcat's performance.

3. Roomy cabin

In addition to the 2022 Dodge Challenger Hellcat's satisfying ride, you can expect interior comfort from the spacious cabin. With 42 inches of front-seat legroom and 33.1 inches in the rear row, you'll easily accommodate four adult passengers or three kids in the back seat of this big-bodied coupe. The Hellcat's cargo capacity is equally generous, with 16.2 inches of volume for sports equipment or luggage.

4. Contemporary tech

The 2022 Dodge Challenger Hellcat is a classic muscle car, but its in-cabin technologies are anything but old-fashioned. Anchoring the dash is an advanced Uconnect® 4C infotainment system with an 8.4-inch touchscreen display and a six-speaker Alpine® audio system. In addition, Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto capabilities provide seamless smartphone integration, while Bluetooth® connectivity makes hands-free calling effortless. Keyless Enter 'n Go with push-button start technology is also standard, allowing you to hop in the coupe and seize high speeds.

5. Available driver aids

The 2022 Dodge Challenger Hellcat offers an enticing array of available driver aids to customize your ride. Choosing a model with the Technology Group adds adaptive cruise control and forward collision warning, which are helpful for long commutes. A Driver Convenience Group, which features blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert, is also available. Additionally, all models have a standard ParkSense® rear park assist system to simplify reverse moves in busy parking lots.

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Dodge Challenger Hellcat features and specs

SRT Hellcat Widebody 2WD 2D Coupe

Standard Features

  • 20 Inch Plus Wheels
  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • Alpine Sound System
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Android Auto
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • Cloth Seats
  • Cruise Control
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • Parking Sensors
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Seat(s)
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Defroster
  • Rear Spoiler
  • Rear View Camera
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Side Airbags
  • Smart Key
  • Supercharged Engine
  • Traction Control
  • A/C Seat(s)
  • Harman Kardon Sound
  • Leather Seats
  • Memory Seat(s)
  • Rear Seat Heaters
  • Rear Spoiler
  • Sunroof(s)

Drive Wheels

2WD

Engine size

6.2L

Horsepower

717

Torque (ft-lbs)

656

Engine type

Supercharged Gas

Fuel capacity

18.5

Wheelbase

116.2"

Overall length

197.5"

Width

78.3"

Height

57.2"

Leg room

F 42"/R 33.1"

Head room

F 39.3"/R 37.1"

Front tires

P305/35YR20

Rear tires

P305/35YR20

Seating capacity

5

Transmission

Automatic

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