2016 Dodge Challenger, Charger Hellcat Prices Increase $3,650-$4,200

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Two of America’s most impressive performance bargains, the 707-hp Dodge Charger and Challenger SRT Hellcat, are a bit less affordable for the new model year. To correspond with huge customer demand for these high-po muscle cars, Dodge is raising prices for 2016, with the 2016 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat going up $4,200 to $65,190 and the 2016 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat rising $3,650 to $68,190 (both prices include destination and gas-guzzler tax). 2016 Challenger and Charger Hellcat models do receive more standard equipment along with the price hike, as all cars now include navigation and Laguna leather seats. A Dodge spokesperson said that these features had a high customer take rate on the 2015 models, and valued the content at $2,490. Aside from these newly standard features, the 2016 Hellcat models are unchanged.

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We previously reported on the huge early demand for the Hellcat models, which are powered by a 6.2-liter supercharged Hemi V-8 putting out 707 hp and 650 lb-ft of torque. After receiving a huge amount of orders from dealers, Dodge produced around 4,000 examples of the 2015 Hellcat models, and then announced that it would double production of Hellcats for the 2016 model year. Because some unfulfilled 2015 orders were cancelled and transferred to 2016 orders, Dodge said it will provide discounts to these buyers to make up for the price difference for the new model year. Dealers will start receiving the more expensive 2016 Hellcat models this month, with the second half of cars scheduled to arrive in February 2016.

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