The appeal of a traditional American diner is that it serves up a wide variety of food, generally in palatable form. In that regard, you can think of the Dodge Charger
as the automotive equivalent of the blue-plate special from the all-American diner.
It’s available in a version to suit almost anyone’s taste, as long as you’re hungry for a traditional full-size, front-engine, rear-drive American sedan. In V-8 trims the Charger may not be the most fuel-efficient sedan on the market, but it will readily adsorb highway miles while keeping passengers safe and comfortable inside. Opt for the high-performance SRT8 version, and the Charger dishes up a healthy side of entertainment, too.
The Charger received a substantial makeover for the 2011 model year, getting a much-improved interior and revised suspension tuning in the process. There’s an all-new eight-speed automatic transmission on mid-level Chargers as well, although base models and SRT8 versions soldier on...