2011 Dodge Charger R/T

2011 Dodge Charger R/T Competitors

$31-33k sports car, designed in U.S.A., built in Canada 15-16 city / 23-25 hwy 286-477 mile range, gas engine
370 hp 347 cu. in. V8 13.7 s s @ 102.8 mph mph 0-60 in 5.4 seconds, maximum lateral acceleration 0.81 g

As well as being compared against other sports cars, the 2011 Dodge Charger R/T is also often compared to cars, luxury cars, super cars and mid-size SUVs. The 2011 Dodge Charger R/T's top rivals come from Ford (such as the Mustang GT and the Mustang Boss 302) and Chevrolet (such as the Camaro SS)

compared to sports car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Charger R/T compared to other sports car competitors include: it slightly shorter braking distance from 60mph (114 ft vs 129 ft), gets slightly more from a tank of gas in the city (306 miles vs 272 miles), gets slightly more from a tank of gas on the highway (478 miles vs 416 miles), has slightly more cargo space (15.4 ft3 vs 11.3 ft3) and has slightly more spacious front seats (55.6 ft3 vs 53.1 ft3).

However, on average it only has a naturally-aspirated engine (none vs supercharger), significantly worse cornering ability (0.81 g vs 0.92 g), has significantly fewer gears (5 vs 6), doesn't have moon roof (not available vs standard) and has worse traction (rear-wheel drive vs all-wheel drive).

2012 Ford Mustang GT

2012 Ford Mustang GT
$30,105

Significant advantages of the Mustang GT (vs the Charger R/T)

  • Better cornering ability: 0.88 g vs 0.81 g
  • Significantly more gears: 6 vs 5
  • Significantly tighter turning radius: 33.4 ft vs 37.7 ft

Significant disadvantages of the Mustang GT (vs the Charger R/T)

  • Much more cramped back seats: 30.9 ft3 vs 49.2 ft3
  • More trips to the pumps when driving on the highway: 416 miles vs 478 miles
  • Passenger power seats not available

common strengths of the Mustang GT and Charger R/T

  • Inexpensive: $30,105 vs $31,220
  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
  • Both have power outlets
arrow Compare the 2012 Ford Mustang GT vs the 2011 Dodge Charger R/T

2011 Chevrolet Camaro SS

2011 Chevrolet Camaro SS
$31,920

Significant advantages of the Camaro SS (vs the Charger R/T)

  • Significantly better cornering ability: 0.92 g vs 0.81 g
  • Significantly more gears: 6 vs 5

Significant disadvantages of the Camaro SS (vs the Charger R/T)

  • Significantly longer braking distance from 60mph: 129 ft vs 114 ft
  • Much more cramped back seats: 30.8 ft3 vs 49.2 ft3
  • Passenger power seats not available

common strengths of the Camaro SS and Charger R/T

  • Good highway range: 456 miles vs 478 miles
  • Inexpensive: $31,920 vs $31,220
  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
arrow Compare the 2011 Chevrolet Camaro SS vs the 2011 Dodge Charger R/T

2011 Dodge Challenger R/T

2011 Dodge Challenger R/T
$30,720

Significant advantages of the Challenger R/T (vs the Charger R/T)

  • Significantly better cornering ability: 0.89 g vs 0.81 g
  • Significantly more gears: 6 vs 5

Significant disadvantages of the Challenger R/T (vs the Charger R/T)

  • Much longer braking distance from 60mph: 142 ft vs 114 ft
  • Significantly more cramped back seats: 38.0 ft3 vs 49.2 ft3
  • Passenger power seats not available

common strengths of the Challenger R/T and Charger R/T

  • Both have spacious front seats: 55.6 ft3 vs 55.6 ft3
  • Good highway range: 458 miles vs 478 miles
  • Both have lots of cargo room: 16.2 ft3 vs 15.4 ft3
arrow Compare the Challenger R/T vs the Charger R/T

2011 Audi S4

2011 Audi S4
$47,975

Significant advantages of the S4 (vs the Charger R/T)

  • S4 's Supercharger increases power output: Supercharger vs None
  • Significantly more gears: 6 vs 5
  • Moon roof comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the S4 (vs the Charger R/T)

  • Entertainment system not available
  • : Manual transmission vs Semi-automatic transmission

common strengths of the S4 and Charger R/T

  • Both have spacious back seats: 41.5 ft3 vs 49.2 ft3
  • Good highway range: 456 miles vs 478 miles
  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
arrow Compare the 2011 Audi S4 vs the 2011 Dodge Charger R/T

2011 Audi S5 Premium Plus

2011 Audi S5 Premium Plus
$55,725

Significant advantages of the S5 Premium Plus (vs the Charger R/T)

  • Significantly more gears: 6 vs 5
  • Moon roof comes standard
  • Rear air conditioning comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the S5 Premium Plus (vs the Charger R/T)

  • Significantly more cramped back seats: 34.9 ft3 vs 49.2 ft3
  • Significantly more trips to the pumps when driving on the highway: 398 miles vs 478 miles
  • Significantly more cramped front seats: 50.7 ft3 vs 55.6 ft3

common strengths of the S5 Premium Plus and Charger R/T

  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
  • Both have power seats for the passenger
  • Both have power seats
arrow Compare the 2011 Audi S5 Premium Plus vs the 2011 Dodge Charger R/T

2011 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution MR

2011 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution MR
$37,970

Significant advantages of the Lancer Evolution MR (vs the Charger R/T)

  • Lancer Evolution MR's Turbocharger increases power output: Turbocharger vs None
  • Much better cornering ability: 0.93 g vs 0.81 g
  • Significantly more gears: 6 vs 5

Significant disadvantages of the Lancer Evolution MR (vs the Charger R/T)

  • Significantly longer braking distance from 60mph: 133 ft vs 114 ft
  • Many more trips to the pumps when driving on the highway: 319 miles vs 478 miles
  • Significantly more trips to the pumps when driving in the city: 246 miles vs 306 miles

common strengths of the Lancer Evolution MR and Charger R/T

  • Both have spacious front seats: 54.6 ft3 vs 55.6 ft3
  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
  • Both have outstanding airbag coverage: 6 vs 6
arrow Compare the 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution MR vs the 2011 Dodge Charger R/T

compared to car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Charger R/T compared to car competitors include: it is slightly sportier (11.5 lb/hp vs 19.6 lb/hp), has slightly more airbags (6 vs 5), is slightly more powerful (370 HP @ 5,250 RPM vs 173 HP @ 6,000 RPM), has slightly more spacious back seats (49.2 ft3 vs 40.2 ft3) and has slightly more gears (5 vs continuously variable).

However, on average it lacks continously-variable transmission (traditional vs continuously variable), gets slightly less from a tank of gas in the city (306 miles vs 380 miles), only has a naturally-aspirated engine (none vs turbocharger), doesn't have moon roof (not available vs standard) and doesn't have CD changer (not available vs standard).

2011 Dodge Avenger Express

2011 Dodge Avenger Express
$19,995

Significant advantages of the Avenger Express (vs the Charger R/T)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Avenger Express (vs the Charger R/T)

  • Significantly less powerful: 173 HP @ 6,000 RPM vs 370 HP @ 5,250 RPM
  • Sluggish performance: 19.6 lb/hp vs 11.5 lb/hp
  • Entertainment system not available

common strengths of the Avenger Express and Charger R/T

  • Both posted zippy 1/4 mile times: 14.8 s s @ 94.9 mph mph vs 13.7 s s @ 102.8 mph mph
  • Both have spacious back seats: 44.9 ft3 vs 49.2 ft3
  • Both vehicles have good 0-60 times: 6.3 seconds vs 5.4 seconds
arrow Compare the Avenger Express vs the Charger R/T

2011 Chrysler 200 LX

2011 Chrysler 200 LX
$19,995

Significant advantages of the 200 LX (vs the Charger R/T)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the 200 LX (vs the Charger R/T)

  • Significantly less powerful: 173 HP @ 6,000 RPM vs 370 HP @ 5,250 RPM
  • Sluggish performance: 19.6 lb/hp vs 11.5 lb/hp
  • Significantly lower top speed: 120 mph vs 155 mph

common strengths of the 200 LX and Charger R/T

  • Both posted zippy 1/4 mile times: 14.9 s s @ 94.9 mph mph vs 13.7 s s @ 102.8 mph mph
  • Both have spacious back seats: 45.0 ft3 vs 49.2 ft3
  • Both vehicles have good 0-60 times: 6.4 seconds vs 5.4 seconds
arrow Compare the 2011 Chrysler 200 LX vs the 2011 Dodge Charger R/T

2012 Nissan Altima 3.5 SR

2012 Nissan Altima 3.5 SR
$29,190

Significant advantages of the Altima 3.5 SR (vs the Charger R/T)

  • Has continuously variable transmission: Continuously variable vs Traditional
  • Significantly fewer trips to fill-up when driving in the city: 400 miles vs 306 miles
  • Moon roof comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the Altima 3.5 SR (vs the Charger R/T)

  • Many fewer gears: Continuously variable vs 5
  • Much more cramped front seats: 49.3 ft3 vs 55.6 ft3
  • Significantly more cramped back seats: 37.1 ft3 vs 49.2 ft3

common strengths of the Altima 3.5 SR and Charger R/T

  • Both posted zippy 1/4 mile times: 14.9 s s @ 100.0 mph mph vs 13.7 s s @ 102.8 mph mph
  • Both provide sporty handling: 12.3 lb/hp vs 11.5 lb/hp
  • Both vehicles have good 0-60 times: 6.5 seconds vs 5.4 seconds
arrow Compare the 2012 Nissan Altima 3.5 SR vs the 2011 Dodge Charger R/T

2011 Nissan Maxima SV

2011 Nissan Maxima SV
$35,210

Significant advantages of the Maxima SV (vs the Charger R/T)

  • Has continuously variable transmission: Continuously variable vs Traditional
  • Fewer trips to fill-up when driving in the city: 380 miles vs 306 miles
  • Moon roof comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the Maxima SV (vs the Charger R/T)

  • Many fewer gears: Continuously variable vs 5
  • Significantly more cramped back seats: 40.2 ft3 vs 49.2 ft3
  • Significantly longer braking distance from 60mph: 128 ft vs 114 ft

common strengths of the Maxima SV and Charger R/T

  • Both posted zippy 1/4 mile times: 14.7 s s @ 99.0 mph mph vs 13.7 s s @ 102.8 mph mph
  • Both provide sporty handling: 12.3 lb/hp vs 11.5 lb/hp
  • Fairly powerful: 290 HP @ 6,400 RPM vs 370 HP @ 5,250 RPM
arrow Compare the 2011 Nissan Maxima SV vs the 2011 Dodge Charger R/T

2011 Subaru Legacy 2.5GT

2011 Subaru Legacy 2.5GT
$32,120

Significant advantages of the Legacy 2.5GT (vs the Charger R/T)

  • Legacy 2.5GT's Turbocharger increases power output: Turbocharger vs None
  • Better road traction: all-wheel drive vs rear-wheel drive
  • Moon roof comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the Legacy 2.5GT (vs the Charger R/T)

  • Fewer airbags: 5 vs 6
  • Less powerful: 265 HP @ 5,600 RPM vs 370 HP @ 5,250 RPM
  • : Manual transmission vs Semi-automatic transmission

common strengths of the Legacy 2.5GT and Charger R/T

  • Both posted zippy 1/4 mile times: 14.2 s s @ 96.4 mph mph vs 13.7 s s @ 102.8 mph mph
  • Both vehicles have good 0-60 times: 5.4 seconds vs 5.4 seconds
  • Both have spacious back seats: 46.0 ft3 vs 49.2 ft3
arrow Compare the 2011 Subaru Legacy 2.5GT vs the 2011 Dodge Charger R/T

2011 Ford Taurus SHO

2011 Ford Taurus SHO
$38,950

Significant advantages of the Taurus SHO (vs the Charger R/T)

  • Taurus SHO's Turbocharger increases power output: Turbocharger vs None
  • Better road traction: all-wheel drive vs rear-wheel drive
  • CD changer comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the Taurus SHO (vs the Charger R/T)

  • Much longer braking distance from 60mph: 139 ft vs 114 ft
  • Significantly lower top speed: 115 mph vs 155 mph
  • Entertainment system not available

common strengths of the Taurus SHO and Charger R/T

  • Both posted zippy 1/4 mile times: 13.7 s s @ 103.0 mph mph vs 13.7 s s @ 102.8 mph mph
  • Fairly powerful: 365 HP @ 5,500 RPM vs 370 HP @ 5,250 RPM
  • Both vehicles have good 0-60 times: 5.2 seconds vs 5.4 seconds
arrow Compare the 2011 Ford Taurus SHO vs the 2011 Dodge Charger R/T

compared to luxury car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Charger R/T compared to luxury car competitors include: it costs less ($31,220 vs $61,075), is slightly sportier (11.5 lb/hp vs 23.7 lb/hp), is slightly more powerful (370 HP @ 5,250 RPM vs 305 HP @ 6,300 RPM), has slightly more spacious back seats (49.2 ft3 vs 43.2 ft3) and slightly faster 0-60 time (5.4 seconds vs 6.5 seconds).

However, on average it doesn't have rear air conditioning (not available vs optional), is slightly less fuel efficient in the city (16 mpg vs 30 mpg), is slightly less fuel efficient on the highway (25 mpg vs 42 mpg), gets slightly less from a tank of gas in the city (306 miles vs 338 miles) and has a much shorter-lasting basic warranty (3 year vs 4 year).

2011 Cadillac CTS 3.6

2011 Cadillac CTS 3.6
$42,605

Significant advantages of the CTS 3.6 (vs the Charger R/T)

  • Much longer basic warranty: 50,000 mile vs 36,000 mile
  • Much longer-lasting basic warranty: 4 year vs 3 year
  • Premium radio comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the CTS 3.6 (vs the Charger R/T)

  • Power outlets not available
  • : Automatic transmission vs Semi-automatic transmission

common strengths of the CTS 3.6 and Charger R/T

  • Both vehicles have above average braking abilities for this class of vehicle: 108 ft vs 114 ft
  • Inexpensive: $42,605 vs $31,220
  • People mover: 5 vs 5
arrow Compare the 2011 Cadillac CTS 3.6 vs the 2011 Dodge Charger R/T

2011 BMW 550i

2011 BMW 550i
$61,075

Significant advantages of the 550i (vs the Charger R/T)

  • Optional rear air conditioning
  • Much longer basic warranty: 50,000 mile vs 36,000 mile
  • Much longer-lasting basic warranty: 4 year vs 3 year

Significant disadvantages of the 550i (vs the Charger R/T)

  • More trips to the pumps when driving on the highway: 407 miles vs 478 miles
  • : Manual transmission vs Semi-automatic transmission

common strengths of the 550i and Charger R/T

  • Both posted zippy 1/4 mile times: 13.3 s s @ 106.9 mph mph vs 13.7 s s @ 102.8 mph mph
  • Both vehicles have above average braking abilities for this class of vehicle: 116 ft vs 114 ft
  • People mover: 5 vs 5
arrow Compare the 2011 BMW 550i vs the 2011 Dodge Charger R/T

2012 Acura TL

2012 Acura TL
$43,770

Significant advantages of the TL (vs the Charger R/T)

  • Much longer basic warranty: 50,000 mile vs 36,000 mile
  • Much longer-lasting basic warranty: 4 year vs 3 year
  • Better road traction: all-wheel drive vs rear-wheel drive

Significant disadvantages of the TL (vs the Charger R/T)

  • Significantly lower top speed: 130 mph vs 155 mph
  • Significantly slower 1/4 mile time: 15.3 s s @ 96.0 mph mph vs 13.7 s s @ 102.8 mph mph
  • Longer braking distance from 60mph: 128 ft vs 114 ft

common strengths of the TL and Charger R/T

  • Inexpensive: $43,770 vs $31,220
  • Both have spacious front seats: 55.0 ft3 vs 55.6 ft3
  • People mover: 5 vs 5
arrow Compare the 2012 Acura TL vs the 2011 Dodge Charger R/T

2011 Lexus GS 350

2011 Lexus GS 350
$49,725

Significant advantages of the GS 350 (vs the Charger R/T)

  • Much longer basic warranty: 50,000 mile vs 36,000 mile
  • Much longer-lasting basic warranty: 4 year vs 3 year
  • Better road traction: all-wheel drive vs rear-wheel drive

Significant disadvantages of the GS 350 (vs the Charger R/T)

  • Significantly longer braking distance from 60mph: 136 ft vs 114 ft
  • Folding rear seats not available
  • : Automatic transmission vs Semi-automatic transmission

common strengths of the GS 350 and Charger R/T

  • Both have good airbag coverage: 7 vs 6
  • People mover: 5 vs 5
  • Child door locks come standard
arrow Compare the 2011 Lexus GS 350 vs the 2011 Dodge Charger R/T

2012 Audi A3 Premium

2012 Audi A3 Premium
$31,125

Significant advantages of the A3 Premium (vs the Charger R/T)

  • Much better highway mileage: 42 mpg vs 25 mpg
  • Much better city mileage: 30 mpg vs 16 mpg
  • Much longer basic warranty: 50,000 mile vs 36,000 mile

Significant disadvantages of the A3 Premium (vs the Charger R/T)

  • Sluggish performance: 23.7 lb/hp vs 11.5 lb/hp
  • Much slower 0-60 mph time: 8.5 seconds vs 5.4 seconds
  • Much less powerful: 140 HP @ 4,200 RPM vs 370 HP @ 5,250 RPM

common strengths of the A3 Premium and Charger R/T

  • Inexpensive: $31,125 vs $31,220
  • People mover: 5 vs 5
  • Child door locks come standard
arrow Compare the 2012 Audi A3 Premium vs the 2011 Dodge Charger R/T

2012 BMW 750Li

2012 BMW 750Li
$90,075

Significant advantages of the 750Li (vs the Charger R/T)

  • Rear air conditioning comes standard
  • Much longer basic warranty: 50,000 mile vs 36,000 mile
  • Much longer-lasting basic warranty: 4 year vs 3 year

Significant disadvantages of the 750Li (vs the Charger R/T)

  • Significantly wider turning radius: 41.7 ft vs 37.7 ft
  • Significantly more expensive: $90,075 vs $31,220
  • Folding rear seats not available

common strengths of the 750Li and Charger R/T

  • Both have spacious back seats: 57.4 ft3 vs 49.2 ft3
  • Both have spacious front seats: 57.7 ft3 vs 55.6 ft3
  • Both have good airbag coverage: 6 vs 6
arrow Compare the 2012 BMW 750Li vs the 2011 Dodge Charger R/T

compared to super car competitors

Generally, compared to super car competitors the Charger R/T is much more sluggish (11.5 lb/hp vs 5.3 lb/hp), is much less powerful (370 HP @ 5,250 RPM vs 578 HP @ 9,000 RPM), much slower 0-60 time (5.4 seconds vs 3.4 seconds), much longer braking distance from 60mph (114 ft vs 99 ft) and much slower 1/4 mile time (13.7 s s @ 102.8 mph mph vs 11.5 s s @ 125.0 mph mph).

2010 Ferrari 458 Italia

2010 Ferrari 458 Italia
$230,675

Significant advantages of the 458 Italia (vs the Charger R/T)

  • Sportier performance: 5.3 lb/hp vs 11.5 lb/hp
  • Much more powerful: 578 HP @ 9,000 RPM vs 370 HP @ 5,250 RPM
  • Much faster 0-60 mph time: 3.4 seconds vs 5.4 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the 458 Italia (vs the Charger R/T)

  • None found

common strengths of the 458 Italia and Charger R/T

  • None found
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compared to mid-size SUV competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Charger R/T compared to mid-size SUV competitors include: it is significantly more powerful (370 HP @ 5,250 RPM vs 260 HP @ 6,000 RPM), is slightly more fuel efficient on the highway (25 mpg vs 21 mpg), costs less ($31,220 vs $38,810), is significantly sportier (11.5 lb/hp vs 16.1 lb/hp) and has significantly more airbags (6 vs 4).

However, on average it has much less cargo space (15.4 ft3 vs 75.2 ft3), much less ground clearance (5.1" vs 8.1"), lacks continously-variable transmission (traditional vs continuously variable), has slightly fewer seats (5 vs 7) and gets slightly less from a tank of gas in the city (306 miles vs 360 miles).

2011 Dodge Nitro Shock

2011 Dodge Nitro Shock
$27,995

Significant advantages of the Nitro Shock (vs the Charger R/T)

  • Much more cargo room: 75.6 ft3 vs 15.4 ft3
  • Much more ground clearance for rough terrain: 8.1" vs 5.1"
  • Roof rails comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the Nitro Shock (vs the Charger R/T)

  • Significantly less powerful: 260 HP @ 6,000 RPM vs 370 HP @ 5,250 RPM
  • Much longer braking distance from 60mph: 142 ft vs 114 ft
  • Many fewer airbags: 4 vs 6

common strengths of the Nitro Shock and Charger R/T

  • Both provide sporty handling: 15.5 lb/hp vs 11.5 lb/hp
  • Both have spacious back seats: 52.5 ft3 vs 49.2 ft3
  • Both have power seats
arrow Compare the Nitro Shock vs the Charger R/T

2012 BMW X5 xDrive35i

2012 BMW X5 xDrive35i
$48,075

Significant advantages of the X5 xDrive35i (vs the Charger R/T)

  • Much more cargo room: 75.2 ft3 vs 15.4 ft3
  • Much more ground clearance for rough terrain: 8.3" vs 5.1"
  • X5 xDrive35i's Twin turbocharger increases power output: Twin turbocharger vs None

Significant disadvantages of the X5 xDrive35i (vs the Charger R/T)

  • Less powerful: 300 HP @ 5,800 RPM vs 370 HP @ 5,250 RPM
  • Much wider turning radius: 42.0 ft vs 37.7 ft
  • Significantly longer braking distance from 60mph: 130 ft vs 114 ft

common strengths of the X5 xDrive35i and Charger R/T

  • Fairly powerful: 300 HP @ 5,800 RPM vs 370 HP @ 5,250 RPM
  • Both vehicles have good 0-60 times: 6.4 seconds vs 5.4 seconds
  • Both vehicles have above average braking abilities for this class of vehicle: 130 ft vs 114 ft
arrow Compare the 2012 BMW X5 xDrive35i vs the 2011 Dodge Charger R/T

2011 Nissan Murano SL

2011 Nissan Murano SL
$38,810

Significant advantages of the Murano SL (vs the Charger R/T)

  • Much more cargo room: 64.5 ft3 vs 15.4 ft3
  • Much more ground clearance for rough terrain: 7.3" vs 5.1"
  • Has continuously variable transmission: Continuously variable vs Traditional

Significant disadvantages of the Murano SL (vs the Charger R/T)

  • Significantly less powerful: 260 HP @ 6,000 RPM vs 370 HP @ 5,250 RPM
  • Much longer braking distance from 60mph: 136 ft vs 114 ft
  • Sluggish performance: 16.1 lb/hp vs 11.5 lb/hp

common strengths of the Murano SL and Charger R/T

  • Both vehicles have good 0-60 times: 7.6 seconds vs 5.4 seconds
  • Both provide sporty handling: 16.1 lb/hp vs 11.5 lb/hp
  • Both have power seats for the passenger
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