2009 Dodge Challenger pricing starts at $21,995
Chrysler has now revealed that the entry-level Dodge Challenger SE will start at just $21,995, which includes $675 for destination charges. Dealers have also begun taking orders for the car, which will arrive in the third quarter of the year.
The SE comes standard with a 3.5L V6 developing 250hp (186kW) and 250lb-ft (339Nm) of torque. Mated with a four-speed automatic transmission, the car achieves an estimated 18mpg in the city and 25mpg on the highway.
Standard features include 17in aluminum wheels, side-curtain airbags, remote keyless entry, eight-way power driver's seat and MP3-capable CD player.
The mid-level R/T starts at $29,995 and features a 5.7L HEMI V8 with 370hp (276kW) and 398lb-ft (540Nm) of torque when paired with the standard five-speed automatic transmission. Also available is a Track Pak with a Tremec TR-6060 six-speed manual transmission for $995. This also includes a more powerful 375hp (280kW) and 404lb-ft (548Nm) of torque HEMI V8 as well as a limited-slip differential.
The range topper is the $39,995 Dodge Challenger SRT8, which comes standard with a 425hp (317kW) and 420lb-ft (569Nm) of torque 6.1L HEMI V8 as well as an available six-speed manual transmission or standard five-speed automatic.