February 2

2023 Dodge Charger: Engine Specs


Are you an avid fan of the Dodge Charger who has been driving one for years? Or have you always dreamed about owning a Dodge Charger but never gotten around to buying one? Either way, you should make every effort to purchase a 2023 Dodge Charger. Dodge is going to be discontinuing this iconic model in its current state following the 2023 model year. But before the automaker retires this muscle car, it’s holding a “Last Call” for anyone who wants to invest in a Charger for the last time.

The mere fact that Dodge is releasing the Charger for the final time might be enough to get you excited about buying it. But just in case that doesn’t do the trick, you should also take some time to learn about the engine specs for the 2023 Charger and, more specifically, the horsepower that its engines can produce. Keep reading to find out everything you need to know about the different engines found in the 2023 Dodge Chargers.

Engine in the Charger SXT and Charger GT

There will be a handful of different trims that you can choose from if you decide to buy a 2023 Dodge Charger. The SXT and GT trims may be the most basic of the bunch, but they come with lively engines tucked underneath their hoods.

The engine found in the Charger SXT and GT trims is a 3.6-liter V-6 engine that’s capable of producing up to 303 horsepower and 268 lb-ft of torque. It’ll allow you to accelerate from zero to 60 mph in about 6 seconds, and it gives you roughly 18 to 19 mpg in the city and 27 to 30 mpg on the highway when it comes to fuel economy.

Engine in the Charger R/T

A 2023 Dodge Charger with a V-6 engine might be just fine for you. But because this will be the last time you can buy a Charger, you might want to treat yourself to a more powerful V-8 engine. You can with the Charger R/T, which comes with a 5.7-liter V-8 engine that can produce up to 375 horsepower and 410 lb-ft of torque. This can take you from zero to 60 mph in an impressive 5 seconds. This trim may only give you 16 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway, but you do get to enjoy a fast and fun driving experience.

Engine in the Charger R/T Scat Pack

Would you like a V-8 engine that’s slightly more advanced than the one found in the Charger R/T? Then the 6.4-liter V-8 engine that’s available in the Charger R/T Scat Pack might be more your style. It can produce up to 485 horsepower and 475 lb-ft of torque, and it can go from zero to 60 mph in an incredibly swift 4.2 seconds. With this trim, you can get around 14 or 15 mpg in the city and roughly 23 or 24 mpg on the highway.

Engine in the Charger SRT Hellcat

If you really want to push the 2023 Dodge Charger to its limits, you might want to skip the regular V-6 and V-8 engines that come in the lower trims and choose a supercharged one instead. This way you can make the most of buying the final Charger ever released. The Charger SRT Hellcat trim has a 6.2-liter supercharged V-8 engine under the hood, which will show you just how powerful this muscle car can get.

The V-8 engine you’ll get in the Charger SRT Hellcat trim can produce up to 717 horsepower and 656 lb-ft of torque. You’ll speed off the starting line in this Charger, as it can go from zero to 60 mph in a mere 3.9 seconds. Its fuel economy will only allow you to get about 13 mpg around the city streets and 21 mpg on the highway, but you probably won’t mind once you get the chance to see what the Charger SRT Hellcat can do on the open road.

Engine in the Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye and Charger SRT Super Stock

Just like the Charger SRT Hellcat, both the Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye and the Charger SRT Super Stock trims come with 6.2-liter supercharged V-8 engines. But this engine is going to give you slightly more power than the one found in the Charger SRT Hellcat. You’ll feel the difference from the moment you get behind the wheel of one of these souped-up trims. It’s going to make a whole lot of noise and turn a lot of heads while you’re driving it down the street, delighting you and of all the other Charger enthusiasts out there.

The 6.2-liter supercharged V-8 engine found in these two trims can produce up to 807 horsepower and 707 lb-ft of torque. This will enable you to go from zero to 60 mph in an incredible 3.8 seconds. This engine still manages to provide you with much better fuel economy than the supercharged V-8 engine found in the Charger SRT Hellcat. It’ll get between 18 and 19 mpg in the city and between 27 and 30 mpg on those smooth and satisfying highway drives.

Pick the 2023 Dodge Charger With the Right Engine for You

Those who love the Dodge Charger are going to be sad to see it go at the end of the 2023 model year. But until then, you’ll still have the opportunity to get your hands on a 2023 Dodge Charger if you want one before it goes. Just make sure you think carefully about the type of engine you would like to find inside it, as this will determine how hard you’re able to push your Charger when you get into its driver’s seat. Consider the level of driving power you’re going to enjoy most so you can pick the right trim for you.

Do you want to buy a brand-new 2023 Dodge Charger? Or would you like to check out some of the used Chargers we have on our lot? Touch base with us today to hear all about the Chargers we have in stock right now.


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