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Dodge Charger—Eight Speeds to Go!

Charger 8 Speed

Back in 2012, Dodge Charger was the first in its class to offer an eight-speed automatic transmission. The rest of the category? They’re still struggling to catch up.

 

Standard on the Charger SXT and SXT Plus, optional on the Charger SE, the eight-speed automatic is coupled to an equally advanced engine, the award-winning 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 with 292 hp and optional 300 hp. All powertrains are available in both rear-wheel-drive and all-wheel-drive versions.

 

Why eight speeds?

 

In a nutshell, the more advanced transmission permits the engine to operate in its most…

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Dodge Charger—Eight Speeds to Go!

Dodge Avenger wins over AutoMedia.com!

A 2011 IIHS Top Safety Pick, up to 31 mpg on the highway, the award-winning 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 engine, and best-in-class 283 horsepower, all for under $19,000 MSRP? Some say, not possible. But the engineers at the Dodge brand believed it could be done, and stopped at nothing to make it happen.

 

Along with its powerful engine and supreme affordability, the 2012 Dodge Avenger also features an all-new interior, complete with premium soft-touch surfaces on the doors and instrument panels, steering wheel mounted controls, and a significantly upgraded suspension and upgraded 225/50 R18 tires, along with 18-inch alloy…

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Dodge Avenger wins over AutoMedia.com!