2021 Dodge Challenger Horsepower

June 21st, 2021 by

2021 Dodge Challenger Horsepower By Engine Type

The Dodge Challenger has always been synonymous with power. The Challenger, which debuted in 1970, was built to compete against the Mercury Cougar and Pontiac Firebird in the upper end of the pony car market segment. The Challenger entered the market as the most potent pony car ever, receiving virtually every engine in Chrysler’s inventory. Today, the Challenger is in its third generation and competes with the Ford Mustang and Chevrolet Camaro. While a lot has changed over the years, the Dodge Challenger is still one of the most powerful pony cars in production. In this article, we will explore the horsepower and engine specs for all of the 2021 Dodge Challenger engines.

 

2021 Dodge Challenger Horsepower By Engine Type

The 2021 Dodge Challenger comes available in 5 different engine options, each offering varying degrees of horsepower. Let’s take a deeper dive into each engine to help you decide which engine is the best fit for you.

3.6L Pentastar V6 Engine

The base level engine on the 2021 Dodge Challenger is a 3.6L Pentastar V6 engine. You may recognize this engine from other CDJR branded vehicles like the Jeep Grand Cherokee and Ram 1500. The V6 engine is paired with a TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission. The Pentastar V6 delivers an impressive 305 horsepower and 268 lb-ft of engine torque.

 

5.7L Hemi V8 Engine

Next up is the recognizable 5.7L Hemi V8 engine. This engine is a great combination of efficiency and performance. The 5.7L Hemi V8 offers a maximum 375 horsepower and 410 lb-ft of torque. This engine is paired with fuel saver MDS technology which switches from eight cylinders to four when you want to save on fuel consumption.

 

392 Hemi V8 Engine

The next available engine on the 2021 Dodge Challenger is the 392 Hemi V8 engine. The 392 Hemi V8 is the standard engine on the Challenger R/T Scat Pack trim level. This engine offers drivers an incredible 485 max horsepower and 475 lb-ft of torque.

 

Supercharged 6.2L Hemi V8 Engine

The 392 Hemi V8 with 485 max horsepower would be enough power for most gearheads, but the Dodge Challenger doesn’t stop there! The 2021 Dodge Challenger comes with the available Supercharged 6.2L Hemi V8 engine. This engine is available on the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat trim level. The Supercharged engine puts out a whopping 717 max horsepower and 656 pound-feet of torque. Surprisingly enough, the Dodge Challenger doesn’t stop there!

 

Supercharged 6.2L High-Output Hemi V8 Engine

The most powerful engine available on the 2021 Dodge Challenger is the Supercharged 6.2L High-Output Hemi V8 engine. This engine is available on the Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye and Challenger SRT Super Stock trim levels. On the Hellcat Redeye, this engine produces an incredible 797 horsepower and 707 lb-ft of torque. And for those looking for even more power, the SRT Super Stock trim level offers 807 horsepower and 707 lb-ft of torque.

 

2021 Dodge Challenger at Glenn’s Freedom Dodge

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