Why We Fell in Love With the 2018 Dodge Charger in Central Louisiana

 Do you want a car that screams, "Look at me" and one that attracts attention even when it is parked? If so, look no further than the 2018 Dodge Charger near Alexandria, LA. While this vehicle isn't one that would be considered conservative or sensible, it is great fun to drive and you will never be mistaken for boring when behind the wheel. Thanks to the impressive power, bold look, and customization options, this is one vehicle every driver who is tired of their daily commute in the family sedan should consider.



However, this does not mean the Charger is lacking in practicality. The four-door vehicle comes with a spacious interior and a range of safety features. As a result, it can be driven every day in place of the usual family sedan with ease. Family members truly love the car also, as it comes with the Uconnect tech interface, among the best in the industry. For those who live in an area with less-than-ideal climate, this model is even offered in an all-wheel-drive version. Dodge wants to make certain no one misses out on the fun that can be had in this amazing machine.


Trim Levels

One reason the 2018 Dodge Charger meets the needs of so many is it comes in numerous trim levels. All models seat five, and the SXT and GT versions come with a V6 engine. Those who want more power will find several V8 options are available, including a Hellcat trim level which provides more than 700 horsepower. Rear-wheel drive is the standard option, and those who desire the all-wheel-drive feature will need to choose a GT version.

The SXT is the base model of the 2018 Charger, and it comes with a range of features any driver will enjoy. This includes rear parking sensors, Bluetooth, voice controls and keyless entry and ignition. Drivers may also decide to add the Blacktop package to obtain a rear spoiler, sport-tuned suspension, and more.

The SXT Plus adds to those features found in the base model. Drivers who select this trim level receive upgraded cloth upholstery, heated sport seats and a larger touchscreen for use with the Uconnect system. In addition, drivers find they have numerous customization options in the form of several packages. This includes the Super Track Pak with a stronger engine and the Technology Group package which comes loaded with driver assistance features.

The GT trim levels are very similar to the SXT Plus with the main difference being the all-wheel-drive feature. Select the GT Plus and get front seats that are ventilated along with heated back seats and more. The R/T is much like the SXT but comes with a more powerful engine, transmission paddle shifters, and additional features. Drivers may choose to obtain the Plus Group package that adds xenon headlights, leather upholstery, and a steering wheel that is heated. This model may be customized with the Premium Group package for those who want navigation software, automatic wipers, and other features and/or the Technology Group Package and more.

Other trim level options include the RT/T Scat Pack, the Daytona, the Daytona 392, the SRT 392, and the SRT Hellcat. These models all come with V8 engines and different features, each building upon the previous one. Be sure to test drive several trim levels when visiting our Dodge dealership near Alexandria, LA to find the one that is right for you.


Driving Impressions

People often wonder if the size of the 2018 Charger interferes with its performance. This is not the case, as this vehicle excels in numerous areas. Acceleration is rapid, and the brakes aren't overly sensitive. The steering provides the vehicle with a stable feel when out on the open road, and the suspension has been tuned to ensure it handles well. Overall, this vehicle is very easy to drive, making it the perfect car for daily use.


Is It Comfortable?

Sports cars aren't known for making comfort a top priority, but Dodge went out of the way to ensure individuals who purchase the 2018 Dodge Charger near Alexandria, LA have no complaints in this area. The front seats are both supportive and comfortable, but the firm ride means bumps will be felt. However, the ride is not jarring, a problem with some competitors. In fact, people are often impressed with the comfort level, as it is above what is typically seen with a performance car of this type.

Every aspect of the interior has been designed for the driver and passengers. There is plenty of room in the cabin, and the infotainment system is one of the best available today. The touchscreen is easy to read, and everything is within reach of the driver.

Passengers won't have any complaints either. The car is easy to enter and exit, and the trunk opens wide to make certain putting things in the cargo area and getting them out will never be an issue. The driver and front passenger have plenty of room to spread out and find a comfortable position. Adults in the back may find the headroom is less spacious, depending on their size, but it remains in the acceptable range. Legroom in the back is also ample.



Individuals purchase a performance car as they want to take it out and open it up. Remaining safe while doing so needs to be a priority also, and this isn't a concern when behind the wheel of the 2018 Dodge Charger near Alexandria, LA. This vehicle comes with numerous driver assistance features such as automatic emergency braking and lane keeping assist. Compare the different trim levels to find those features of most importance to you.

Why settle for a boring, traditional family sedan when the 2018 Dodge Charger is now available at our dealership near Alexandria, LA? This vehicle has the features drivers look for in a conventional family sedan and the performance they want in a sports car. Both are combined in one attractive vehicle that draws attention always. Visit us today to check it out. We can't wait to share this amazing car with you.


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