2023 Dodge Challenger at San Marcos Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM

Dodge officially revived the Challenger coupe back in 2008, and it has been going strong as America's favorite muscle car ever since. Over the years, it has seen numerous updates to its power and tech, which makes it very impressive. Several excellent engines are available for the Challenger for the 2023 model year, including a 303 horsepower V6 for the SXT and GT. The rest of the lineup gets impressive V8 engines that will surely blaze a trail as you cruise down the street. This culminates in the 717-horsepower Challenger SRT Hellcat. The 2023 model year is the final interaction of the Challenger in its current form, and we have all the info you could ever need. Continue reading down below for our full review!


Relive the Legacy

Fan-favorite finishes from over the years, including Destroyer Gray, Plum Crazy, Sublime and B5 Blue paint, are all making a return to the 2023 Dodge Challenger production line.

Black Ghost

Modeled after its mighty ancestor from the 70s, the Dodge Challenger Black Ghost Special Edition is making a return to the lineup as an appearance package available on the SRT® Hellcat Redeye Widebody. This build adds 10 horsepower to the engine, giving it 807 ponies.


Supercharged V8 Engine

As the most menacing engine available in the Dodge lineup, the Supercharged 6.2L High-Output HEMI V8 engine needs no introduction. This HEMI has 797 horsepower on the Hellcat Redeye models and 807 horsepower on the Challenger SRT® Super Stock and SRT Jailbreak.

Nobody Stands a Chance

The available Dodge Challenger Widebody pairs its unforgiving attitude with relentless performance. It's your competition's worst nightmare.


Shake Up the Competition

Available on the 2023 Dodge Challenger R/T and R/T Scat Pack models is the head-spinning SHAKER Package. This adds the classic Mopar SHAKER hood, cold air intake, an under-hood decal, a badge on the instrument panel, and sleek white-faced gauges to your ride.

Available T/A Package

Featuring a satin black wrapped roof and deck lid and the infamous T/A body stripes, the available T/A Package on the 2023 Dodge Challenger revs its engine with aggressively good looks. This package is available with 20x9-inch low gloss granite wheels on the R/T and 20x9.5-inch gloss black drag wheels aluminum wheels on the R/T Scat Pack.


Air Filtration System

The standard air filtration system in the 2023 Dodge Challenger helps to keep the cabin air clean for everyone on board.

Performance Seats

The Dodge Challenger interior was built to maximize your connection to the road. The available performance seats are designed to fit the contour of your body and help keep you locked in for whatever the road brings your way.


Automatic High Beam Headlamps

Available Automatic High-Beam Headlamps are capable of detecting ambient light from oncoming traffic and switching between high and low beams to help light the path in front of you and help prevent blinding oncoming drivers.

Parkview Rear Back Up Camera

Visualize what's behind your vehicle with ease thanks to the ParkView Rear Back-Up Camera. This system displays gridlines on the Uconnect touchscreen to assist you when backing in and out of parking spaces or tight areas.

Trims of the 2023 Dodge Challenger


  • 3.6-Liter V6 Engine
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Available All-Wheel-Drive
  • Rear Back-Up Camera


  • Rear Parking Sensors
  • Houndstooth Cloth Seats
  • Remote Vehicle Start
  • Performance Brakes


  • SRT Front Splitter
  • 5.7-Liter V8
  • Electronically Controlled Active Exhaust
  • 20-Inch Aluminum Wheels

R/T Scat Pack

  • Launch Control
  • 8.4-Inch Touchscreen
  • Heated Front Seats
  • Heated Steering Wheel

SRT Hellcat

  • Dual Snorkel Hood
  • SRT Performance Pages
  • Adaptive Damping Suspension
  • Supercharged V8 Engine

How powerful is the 2023 Challenger

Check out the legend in the flesh that is the 2023 Dodge Challenger. Every trim level of the Challenger comes with a massive engine option, as the base level SXT is standard with a 3.6-liter V6, which delivers an exceptional 303 horsepower and connects to an eight-speed automatic transmission. Rear-wheel-drive is standard, but all-wheel-drive is optional on both the SXT and GT trims. Then comes the V8 engine options! The first one is available on the R/T trim, which uses a 5.7-liter V8 that pumps out 372 horsepower with the eight-speed automatic transmission or 375 horsepower with a six-speed manual transmission. If you decide on the R/T Scat Pack, check out the 6.4-liter V8 delivering you 485 horsepower with both the six-speed manual and eight-speed automatic transmission. Finally, there is the SRT Hellcat, which comes with a supercharged version of the Scat Packs V8 and gives the driver 717 horsepower, 791 horsepower with the Redeye, or a pavement-pounding 807 horsepower on the SRT Super Stock!

Standard features for the Challenger

In addition to all the power that the Challenger has, let's check out what kind of features you can get! For starters, we have to talk about the base SXT standard with  18-inch alloy wheels, sport-tuned suspension, keyless entry/ignition, dual-zone automatic climate control, and cloth upholstery with an excellent exterior houndstooth pattern. You also get a 6-way power-adjustable driver's seat and leather-wrapped steering wheel. In addition, the SXT also provides you with some truly fantastic tech, as you can get a 7-inch touchscreen, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto smartphone integration, voice control, Bluetooth, and a six-speaker audio system. Finally, safety has always been a concern for Dodge as it keeps you and your family safe with safety items such as forward collision warning.

What higher trims of the Challenger have

As you go higher and higher up the trim ladder for the 2023 Challenger, the more luxury and tech you can get on its available trim levels. The next available trim is the GT which has a ton of advanced items such as Brembo brakes, limited-slip differentials, active exhaust systems, launch control, Widebody packages, larger alloy wheels, configurable driving modes, heated front seats, heated steering wheel, 8.4-inch infotainment touchscreen, and satellite radio. If you go with the R/T trim or higher, you will find even more advanced features, including an adaptive suspension with Bilstein shock absorbers and a flat-bottomed steering wheel. That's not even getting into the numerous packages that the Challenger has, with the first being a Drivers Convenience Package which brings you blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert, remote start, and rear parking sensors. You can even get a Technology Group that will get you even more safety items, such as automatic high beams, forward-collision warning with automatic emergency braking, and adaptive cruise control!

Check out the 2023 Challenger at San Marcos Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM

If you love fast sedans, you will love the 2023 Dodge Challenger! It has several engine options, including numerous V8s to go along with several advanced features that will make all other sedans jealous. But we are done talking; its time to find out for yourself by heading down to San Marcos Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM and scheduling a test drive with our outstanding sales team members, who will be more than happy to accompany you on the test drive so you can enjoy all that the Challenger has to offer! If you enjoy your test drive, check out our finance center, where our team will work with you towards a great deal, and we can even take your trade-in if you have one! You can also view our complete Challenger inventory here on our website!

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