Check out the brand new 2012 Dodge Charger in New Britain, CT, at Papa's Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram.
If you're on the market for a new large sedan that offers all of its class' standard amenities but boasts a sportier physique and powerful performance, the new 2012 Dodge Charger may be the perfect car for you. And you can test drive the 2012 Dodge Charger today in New Britain, CT, at Papa's Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram!
Performance & Handling
The SE and SXT trims come standard with a 3.6L Pentastar VVT V6 engine that produces 292 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque. The SE comes standard with a 5-speed AutoStick transmission, while the SXT receives and upgraded 8-speed transmission with E-shifter (available on the SE). The 5-speed transmission offers 18 city/27 hwy/21 combined fuel economy, and the 8-speed improves those stats to 19 city/31 hwy/21 combined, according to EPA estimates.
R/T trims come outfitted with a 5.7L HEMI VVT V8 engine with Fuel Saver Technology. Paired with a 5-speed AutoStick transmission, this V8 produces 370 horsepower and 395 pound-feet or torque. Fuel economy for R/T models sits at 16/25/19 with rear-drive models and 15/23/18 for those with all-wheel drive (the SXT also offers AWD).
The top-of-the-line SRT8 comes equipped with a 6.4L HEMI VVT V8 engine with Fuel Saver Technology and a 5-speed AutoStick transmission. This engine puts out an impressive 470 horsepower and 470 pound-feet of torque, while fuel economy falls to 14 city/23 hwy/17 combined.
Standard Features & Options
The 2012 Dodge Charger comes in four basic trim levels-SE, SXT, R/T and SRT8-with a variety of sub-trim options and packages to consider, as well. The base SE trim comes standard with 17-inch aluminum wheels, LED rear taillamps, dual rear exhaust with bright tips, premium cloth seating, Uconnect Touch (with 4.3-inch touch screen, CD/MP3 and six speakers), air conditioning with Dual-Zone Temperature Control and humidity sensor, Keyless Enter 'n Go with proximity sensor, a power six-way driver seat, a 60/40 split-folding rear seat, a tilt/telescoping steering wheel with cruise/audio controls, acoustic windshield and front-door side glass, and illuminated front cup holders.
The SXT trim adds fog lamps, Uconnect Touch (with a larger 8.4-inch touch screen), heated power exterior mirrors, Dual-Zone Automatic Temperature Control with humidity sensor, heated front seats, Uconnect hands-free communication with Voice Command, an auto-dimming rearview mirror with microphone, SiriusXM Satellite Radio (with one-year subscription), six premium speakers with 276-watt amplifier, a 12-way power driver's seat, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, remote star t, a universal garage door opener, front and rear LED-lighted map pockets and 19-inch aluminum wheels (AWD models only). Additional upgrades with the SXT Plus include wheel upgrades on RWD and AWD models, Nappa leather-trimmed seats, 12-way power driver and front-passenger seats, heated second-row seats with illuminated cup holders, driver and front-passenger lower LED lamps, front overhead LED lighting, a security alarm and illuminated/heated/cooled front cup holders.
The basic R/T builds off of the SXT by adding 18-inch aluminum wheels (19-inch aluminum wheels with AWD models), an upgraded performance suspension and exhaust, High Intensity Discharge (HID) headlamps, and sport front seats. The R/T hosts three progressive sub-trims. Beginning with the R/T Plus, upgrades include wheel upgrades, Nappa Sport leather-trimmed seats, 12-way power driver and front-passenger seats, heated second-row seats, driver and front-passenger lower LED lamps, front overhead LED lighting, a security alarm, and illuminated/heated/cooled front cup holders. The R/T Road & Track adds high-performance leather seats with perforated suede inserts, heated and ventilated front seats, 3.06 axle ratio, paddle shifters, 20-inch chrome-clad wheels, auto-dimming driver's side mirror with auto-adjust in reverse, driver memory seat/mirrors/radio, power tilt and telescoping heated steering wheel, power adjustable pedals with memory, four-wheel disc antilock performance brakes, six premium speakers with 276-watt amplifier, high-speed engine controller, retro R/T badging, and a rear body-color spoiler.
The R/T Max also builds off of the Plus sub-trim and adds wheel upgrades, Nappa perforated leather-trimmed seats with ventilation (late availability), the Driver Confidence Group (including Blind Spot Monitoring (BSM), Rear Cross-Path Detection, ParkSense Rear Park Assist System, SmartBeam headlamps, rain-sensitive wipers and more), the Driver Convenience Group (including power adjustable pedals, power tilt/telescoping steering wheel, and memory system), Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC), Forward Collision Warning (FCW), and the Beats Audio Group (including 10 amplified speakers with subwoofer and 552-watt amplifier).
The premium SRT8 trim builds off the R/T Road & Track and adds high-performance leather seats with perforated suede inserts with SRT logo, 20-inch forged aluminum wheels, unique front and rear fascias, functional hood scoop, monochromatic exterior, dark engine turn aluminum interior accents, bright pedals, Uconnect Touch 8.4N Media Center with Garmin GPS Navigation and SRT performance pages, ParkView Rear Back-Up Camera/ParkSense Rear Park Assist, two-mode adaptive damping suspension, and 19-speaker SRT high-performance audio.
Standard safety features on the 2012 Dodge Charger include Electronic Stability Control (ESC) (including: Hill Start Assist, Ready Aler t Braking, all-speed traction control, Brake Assist, and Rain Brake Support), reactive front head restraints, seven standard air bags, and four-wheel disc antilock brakes. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety rated the 2012 Dodge Charger "Good" on all three safety tests: frontal offset, side impact and roof strength.
Test Drive a 2012 Dodge Charger Today
If you are interested in purchasing or leasing a new 2012 Dodge Charger in the New Britain, CT, area, drop by our dealership at 585 E. Main Street, New Britain, CT 06051, or call our sales line at (888) 614-9032 today! We look forward to seeing all of our customers from New London, Hartford, Essex and Greenwich, CT.