The 2022 Dodge Charger SRT returns to defend its title as the most powerful of all mass-produced sedans. With a powerful V8 engine hidden underneath the SRT-themed hood, it may as well live up to driver’s expectations. Meant for thrills behind the wheel, the models of the Dodge Charger SRT are sure to excite anyone lucky enough to take one out for a spin. This review on the 2022 Dodge Charger SRT will go into the features and specs that make this tricked-out sedan one great ride.
The 2022 Dodge Charger SRT doesn’t have much going on for it when it comes to new additions. The only notable change made with the 2022 model would be the addition of a new security alarm. Otherwise, it’s unchanged when compared to the previous year’s model.
Compared to the prices of the regular model, there’s a steep hike when it comes to the price of the 2022 Dodge Charger SRT. However, you get much more performance with the improved powertrain options available with the SRT series. The base model, being the Hellcat Widebody, costs nearly $75,000 and is already equipped with a slew of wonderful features. Those looking for the best performance available on the platform can go for either the Redeye or the Jailbreak, with the only difference being more customization available on the latter. Below is a table summarizing the costs of each available model of the 2022 Dodge Charger SRT.
|2022 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody||$74,450*|
|2022 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody||$83,145*|
|2022 Dodge Charger SRT Jailbreak||$84,140*|
The brand also offers lease prices for the 2022 Dodge Charger SRT. More information on pricing options is available on Dodge’s site, with financing and lease estimates automatically computed on their configurator. Make sure to check their site to see what deals you can make use of!
The 2022 Dodge Charger SRT’s specs make use of a 6.2-Liter Supercharged HEMI V8 Engine, with the SRT Hellcat Redeye and the Jailbreak variants using a High-Output version. The Hellcat Widebody has a power output of 717 horsepower and a torque output of 650 pounds-feet. The Redeye and Jailbreak models make good use of their improved engines by generating 797 horsepower and 707 pounds-feet of torque. All models are only available in rear-wheel drive, with the car making use of an automatic 8-speed transmission system.
Performance wise, all models of the Dodge Charger SRT have an impressive showing with top speeds of 196 MPH for the Hellcat Widebody. Other accessories included with the SRT package include a set of 6-piston Brembo Caliper Brakes which give the sedan a great amount of braking power. The suspension system of all SRT models of the Dodge Charger come with Adaptive Dampening to soften the ride on rougher terrains. An active exhaust system gives the Dodge Charger SRT a distinct noise profile.
FUEL EFFICIENT & ACTUAL MPG
The 2022 Dodge Charger SRT and all of its respective models have not been rated by the EPA for fuel efficiency. We will update this section as more information regarding this topic is released. The fuel capacity of all models of the Dodge Charger SRT is 18.5 gallons.
INTERIOR, SOLACE & BAGGAGE
The interior of the 2022 Dodge Charger SRT shares its design with the standard models of the Dodge Charger. In contrast, it does include new features which can be personalized according to your preferences. Leather upholstery occupies the cabin, with the front seats sporting both heating and ventilation features. An SRT Leather Steering Wheel is present along with red LED lighting fixtures. One more unique aspect of the SRT models would be the inclusion of a 220 MPH Speedometer. All SRT models also come with special interior badges, signifying its high-performance lineage.
The Dodge Charger SRT has a passenger volume of around 105 cubic feet, being able to accommodate 5 passengers within the cabin. The interior is spacious enough to comfortably seat all passengers, with the car’s head room being around 38.6 cubic feet at the front and 36.6 cubic feet at the rear. It also has ample leg room for passengers, making it just a bit roomier when compared to other muscle cars on offer. Cargo Capacity on the Dodge Charger SRT is quite scarce as it was not meant to ferry around large amounts of baggage. Cargo volume behind the second row of seats stands at around 16.5 cubic feet, still enough to fit a few bags for a short getaway.
The 2022 Dodge Charger SRT’s infotainment system makes use of the brand’s Uconnect 4C system. An 8.4-inch touch screen is used to navigate through the car’s extensive entertainment options. Other features of the infotainment system include Apple Airplay connectivity, a 4G LTE WiFi Hotspot, and access to SiriusXM Guardian services. All vehicles also come with a trial subscription for SiriusXM Radio. 6 Alpine Speakers make up the sound system of all models of the Charger SRT, capable of a combined output of 276 watts.
All makes and models of the 2022 Dodge Charger SRT come equipped with a variety of safety and security features. These include a 3-mode stability control, blind spot detection systems, roll mitigation systems, and a new deluxe security alarm. Traction control is available for driving in dangerous conditions such as in heavy rain or snow. A rear-view camera is also available for use during parking, as well as the ParkSense Parking assistance system. The NHTSA has given the Charger SRT a glowing 5-star rating for overall safety, a sign that the vehicle is a great choice for safety-conscious drivers.
Dodge ensures that all models of the 2022 Charger SRT come with competitive warranty coverage plans. The limited warranty spans for 3 years or for the first 36,000 miles driven, whichever comes first. Its powertrain warranty lasts for 5 years or the first 60,000 miles driven. The brand has yet to offer any plans or packages for complimentary scheduled maintenance.