2020 Dodge Challenger Engine Options and Specs

Classic good looks in a brawny muscle car bring the Dodge Challenger to mind. This stunning, sporty automobile turns heads as it comes down the street but is also large enough to be comfortable for everyday use. When you pick a Dodge Challenger 2020, you can choose between five different engine options. These various Challenger 2020 options mean that there is sure to be one to fit your lifestyle.

How to Choose an Engine

Some people know exactly what they are seeking in a car engine. Other people choose cars with visual appeal and interior features. However, it is good to have a basic understanding of how an engine works. To break it down, engines are comprised of:

  • Number of cylinders
  • Number of liters, or displacement
  • Horsepower rating

The number of cylinders signifies the size of the engine. Displacement affects power output and fuel efficiency. Horsepower connotes how much power the engine gives. Keep in mind that when purchasing a car, certain options are tied to specific engines.

While smaller engines give less power, many people prefer them because they are generally more fuel-efficient. Power aficionados, however, usually choose larger engines to give them the driving ability they crave. Here are the Challenger’s five different engine options.

Supercharged 6.2L High-Output Hemi® SRT® Hellcat Redeye V8 Engine

When you are looking for the patriarch of engines, you want to outfit your Dodge Challenger with the Supercharged 6.2L High-Output Hemi® SRT® Hellcat Redeye V8. With up to 797 horsepower and up to 707 lb.-ft. torque, this powerful piece of equipment leaves its competitors in the dust and even forces you to restrain yourself here and there. The pinnacle of the Dodge Challenger 2020 options in terms of engine selection, it gives the Hellcat extraordinary speed and strength.

Supercharged 6.2L® SRT Hellcat V8 Engine

Some might say this engine is evil, but you are going to say otherwise when you are behind the wheel of the Dodge Challenger SRT® Hellcat. Standard on this model, it delivers up to 717 horsepower and 650 lb.-ft. torque. This beauty of a machine is the force behind the ride that you have dreamed about.

392 HEMI® V8 Engine

The 392 HEMI® V8 engine comes standard on the stunning Challenger R/T Scat Pack. The Best-in-Class under $40,000 with up to 485 horsepower and 475 lb.-ft. torque. When you want a particular kind of performance at a price that does not hurt your bank account, this is your engine.

5.7L HEMI® V8 Engine

Standard on the Challenger R/T, the 5.7L Hemi® V8 gives you a high dose of power. It provides up to 375 horsepower and 410 lb.-ft. torque in an eye-catching automobile that saves you some money while still giving you the wheels that you desire.

3.6L Pentastar® V6 Engine

The smallest of the Challenger options, this engine comes standard on SXT and GT with RWD and is available on the AWD. With up to 303 horsepower and 268 lb.-ft. torque, it still gives you an authoritative ride in a piece of eye candy while being a great introduction to the Dodge Challenger family.

Whether you choose the largest or smallest Dodge Challenger engine, their respective fuel economies may surprise you. With up to an estimated 30 m.p.g. EPA highway rating and a 19 m.p.g. EPA city rating, both the environment and your wallet will thank you each time you drive this beauty.

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