2020 Dodge Charger pricing starts at $31,390

Family friendly muscle car gets small, wallet-friendly price tweaks

2020 Dodge Charger Hellcat Widebody
2020 Dodge Charger Hellcat Widebody / Image Credit: Dodge
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We've been talking about the 2020 Dodge Charger for three months, and it's finally time to start doing the math on trade-in values and loan payments. The 2020 Charger lineup starts with the SXT in rear-wheel-drive trim priced at $29,895, plus a $1,495 destination charge for a total of $31,390. That's a $425 bump over the 2019 model.

The rest of the range doesn't get a price bump higher than $250 save for the Hellcat Widebody. The 2019 Charger didn't offer Widebody variants, so those are new for 2020. The lineup with MSRP changes from 2019:

  • Charger GT RWD $33,390 ($150 more than 2019)
  • Charger SXT AWD $35,090 ($25 more)
  • Charger R/T $37,890 ($150 more)
  • Charger Scat Pack $41,490 ($250 less)
  • Charger Scat Pack Widebody $47,490 (brand new model)
  • Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody $71,140 ($2,150 more than 2019 non-widebody)
  • Daytona 50th Anniversary Edition $75,635 (brand new model)

There's a price differential of $44,245 from bottom to top. Even more relevant to the Charger faithful, there's a displacement and power differential from the 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 in the SXT with 292 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque to the 6.2-liter supercharged Hemi V8 in the Charger Hellcat Widebody Daytona 50th Anniversary Edition with 717 hp and 650 lb-ft of torque. Dodge plumps the Scat Pack in the middle as having the "most horsepower per dollar," with its 392-cubic-inch Hemi V8 pumping 485 hp and 475 lb-ft. In the amusement park business, this is what's called "Fun for everyone."

The Scat Pack Widebody makes a break from its standard sibling with stiffer springs, larger sway bars, and shocks, and retuned dampers. Changes throughout the rest of the lineup save for the SXT center on new wheel and tire options, and an updated Performance Handling Group on the GT and R/T trims.

The 2020 Charger order book opens in the fall, but America's family-friendly muscle car won't start hitting dealer lots until early 2020.

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