2022 Dodge Charger Hellcat review

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  • Spectacular supercharged engine
  • Capacious cabin and trunk
  • Numerous infotainment and tech features


  • Engine is very thirsty
  • Cabin materials can be hit or miss
  • Fastback roofline compromises rear visibility

Mileage (EPA estimate)

12 city, 21 highway, 15 combined

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A powerhouse muscle car with a roomy sedan cabin

Ever dreamed about owning a powerful and stylish muscle car that also fits into your busy lifestyle? Put the 2022 Dodge Charger Hellcat at the top of your shopping list. It’s a spacious, comfortable sedan with five seats, useful cargo capacity, and a stacked list of tech features. It also just so happens to have aggressive eye-catching bodywork and a supercharged V8 engine with more than 700 horsepower.

All Dodge Charger Hellcat years

What is new for the 2022 Dodge Charger Hellcat?

  • The Charger Hellcat is available in a new trim called the SRT Redeye Widebody Jailbreak.
  • Charger Hellcat trims have been upgraded with Rear Spoiler as standard equipment this year.

2022 Dodge Charger Hellcat trims

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

SRT Hellcat Widebody:

  • 717-hp, 650-lb-ft of torque 6.2L
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • Rear View Camera
  • Rear Defroster
  • Power Seats
  • Power Mirrors
  • Smart Key
  • Remote Start
  • Front Seat Heaters

SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody:

  • Includes all features available on the SRT Hellcat Widebody
  • 717-hp, 707-lb-ft of torque 6.2L
  • Alpine Sound System

SRT Redeye Widebody Jailbreak:

  • Includes all features available on the SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody
  • Rear Spoiler

5 reasons to buy the 2022 Dodge Charger Hellcat

1. Brash styling and limitless curb appeal 

Walk past the 2022 Charger Hellcat in the street, and you’ll turn your head to get a closer look. Its muscle car roots shine through, from the fastback roofline to the wide wheel arches, the front SRT grille to the rear spoiler. With additional appearance packages available, as well as 14 exterior colors including Tor Red, Go Mango, and Stinger Yellow, the 2022 Charger Hellcat is designed to be the center of attention wherever it goes. 

2. Epic supercharged engine 

Like so many legendary muscle cars, the 2022 Charger Hellcat features a power-packed V8 engine under the hood. In this case, it’s a 6.2L supercharged motor, producing a staggering 717 horsepower and 650 lb-ft of torque and paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission. The results speak for themselves, with a zero to 60 mph time of just 3.6 seconds, and a huge smile on your face every time you put your foot down. 

3. Roomy cabin with five seats 

For when you want a more sedate driving experience, the 2022 Charger Hellcat is well-equipped to provide that as well, thanks to a comfortable and spacious interior. There’s seating for five passengers, with 41.8 inches of front seat legroom and 40.1 inches of back seat legroom. Additionally, every 2022 Charger Hellcat offers creature comforts like dual-zone automatic climate control, Laguna® leather upholstery, and heated seats front and rear.  

4. Useful cargo space 

Supporting the capacious interior of the 2022 Charger Hellcat is an equally generous trunk for everyone’s items. Behind the rear seats is a total of 16.5 cu-ft of cargo volume, making it ideally suited for transporting everything from weekly groceries to road trip luggage. Should you need to carry larger items, the rear seats are 60/40 split-folding and can be folded flat.  

5. Array of tech features 

Fans of tech and gadgets will feel right at home in the 2022 Charger Hellcat, as it comes well-equipped with numerous technology features from across the standard 2022 Charger lineup. The Uconnect® infotainment system includes an 8.4-inch touchscreen display and Apple CarPlay®/Andriod Auto integration, and you also have 4G LTE with a Wi-Fi hotspot to play with.

2022 Charger Hellcats can found with the available premium 19-speaker Harman Kardon® sound system.

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Dodge Charger Hellcat features and specs

SRT Redeye Widebody Jailbreak 2WD 4D Sedan

Standard Features

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

Drive Wheels

Rear Wheel Drive (2WD)

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Torque (ft-lbs)


Engine type

Supercharged Gas

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Leg room

F 41.8"/R 40.1"

Head room

F 38.6"/R 36.6"

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