2009 DODGE CHALLENGER VEHICLE SPECIFICATIONS

2009 DODGE CHALLENGER VEHICLE SPECIFICATIONS
Specifications are based on the latest product information available at the time of publication. All dimensions are in inches (millimeters) unless otherwise noted. All dimensions measured at curb weight with standard tires and wheels.
General Information
Body-style.............................................................................................Coupe
Assembly Plant .....................................................................................Brampton, Ontario, Canada
EPA Vehicle Class................................................................................Intermediate Car
Introduction Date ..................................................................................SRT8® — April 2008 as a 2008 model
SE and R/T — September 2008
Engine: 3.5-liter High Output SOHC 24-valve V-6
Availability ...........................................................................................SE
Type and Description............................................................................60-degree bank angle, liquid-cooled, three-plenum intake manifold with electronic short-runner valves
Displacement ........................................................................................214.7 cu. in. (3518 cu. cm)
Bore x Stroke ........................................................................................3.78 x 3.19 (96 x 81)
Valve System ........................................................................................SOHC, 24-valve, hydraulic, center pivot roller rocker arms
Fuel Injection ........................................................................................Sequential, multi-port, electronic
Construction..........................................................................................Precision sand-cast-mold aluminum block with cast-in-iron liners, cross-bolted main bearing caps and cast-aluminum heads
Compression Ratio................................................................................10.0:1
Power (estimated SAE net)...................................................................250 hp (186 kW) @ 6400 rpm (71.1 hp/L)
Torque (SAE net, estimated).................................................................250 lb.-ft. (339 N•m) @ 3800 rpm
Maximum Engine Speed.......................................................................6800 rpm (electronically limited)
Fuel Requirement..................................................................................Recommended: unleaded mid-grade, 89 octane (R+M)/2
Acceptable: unleaded regular, 87 octane (R+M)/2
Oil Capacity ..........................................................................................6 qt. (5.7-L) with dry filter
Coolant Capacity...................................................................................10.8 qt. (10.2-L)
Emission Controls.................................................................................Dual close-coupled three-way catalytic converters, quad heated
oxygen sensors and internal engine featuresa
Maximum Gross Trailer Weight ...........................................................1000 lbs. (453.6 kg)
Estimated EPA Fuel Economy, mpg (city/hwy) ...................................17/25
Engine: 5.7-liter HEMI® V-8
Availability ...........................................................................................R/T
Type and Description............................................................................90-degree V-type, liquid-cooled with variable-valve timing
(VVT)
Displacement ........................................................................................345 cu. in. (5654 cu. cm)
Bore x Stroke ........................................................................................3.92 x 3.58 (99.5 x 90.9)
Valve System ........................................................................................16 pushrod-operated overhead valves, with VVT, conventional
hydraulic lifters, all with roller followers
Fuel Injection ........................................................................................Sequential, multi-port, electronic, returnless
Construction..........................................................................................Deep-skirt cast-iron block with cross-bolted main bearing caps,
aluminum alloy heads with hemispherical combustion chambers
Compression Ratio................................................................................10.5:1
For Automatic Transmission
Power (SAE net) ...................................................................................372 hp (277 kW) @ 5200 rpm (58.1 hp/L)
Torque (SAE net)..................................................................................401 lb.-ft. (544 N•m) @ 4400 rpm
Fuel Requirement..................................................................................Recommended: unleaded mid-grade, 89 octane (R+M)/2
Acceptable: unleaded regular, 87 octane (R+M)/2
For Manual Transmission
Power (SAE net) ...................................................................................376 hp (280 kW) @ 5150 rpm
Torque (SAE net)..................................................................................410 lb.-ft. (556 N•m) @ 4300 rpm
Fuel Requirement..................................................................................Recommended: unleaded premium, 91 octane (R+M)/2
Acceptable: unleaded regular, 87 octane (R+M)/2
Maximum Engine Speed.......................................................................5800 rpm (electronically limited)
Oil Capacity ..........................................................................................7 qt. (6.6-L)
Coolant Capacity...................................................................................14.7 qt. (13.9-L)
Emission Controls.................................................................................Dual close-coupled three-way catalytic converters, quad heated
oxygen sensors and internal engine featuresb
Maximum Gross Trailer Weight ...........................................................1000 lbs. (453.6 kg) automatic (not recommended with manual)
Estimated EPA Fuel Economy, mpg (city/hwy) ...................................16/25 automatic
16/25 manual
Engine: 6.1-liter HEMI V-8
Availability ...........................................................................................SRT8
Type and Description............................................................................90-degree V-type, liquid-cooled
Displacement ........................................................................................370 cu. in. (6059 cu. cm)
Bore x Stroke ........................................................................................4.05 x 3.58 (103.0 x 90.9)
Valve System ........................................................................................16 pushrod-operated overhead valves, conventional hydraulic
lifters, all with roller followers
Fuel Injection ........................................................................................Sequential, multi-port, electronic, returnless
Construction..........................................................................................Deep-skirt cast-iron block with cross-bolted main bearing caps,
aluminum alloy heads with hemispherical combustion chambers
Compression Ratio................................................................................10.3:1
Power (estimated SAE net)...................................................................425 hp (317 kW) @ 6200 rpm (69.8 hp/L)
Torque (estimated SAE net)..................................................................420 lb.-ft. (569 N•m) @ 4800 rpm
Maximum Engine Speed.......................................................................6400 rpm (electronically limited)
Fuel Requirement..................................................................................Recommended: unleaded premium, 91 octane (R+M)/2
Oil Capacity ..........................................................................................7 qt. (6.6-L)
Coolant Capacity...................................................................................14 qt. (13.25-L)
Emission Controls.................................................................................Dual close-coupled three-way catalytic converters; quad heated
oxygen sensors and internal engine featuresc
Maximum Gross Trailer Weight ...........................................................Not recommended
Estimated EPA Fuel Economy, mpg (city/hwy) ...................................13/19 automatic
14/22 manual
Transmission: Automatic, Four-speed Overdrive (42RLE)
Availability ...........................................................................................3.5-L SE
Description............................................................................................Three planetary gear sets, one overrunning clutch, full electronic
control, electronically controlled torque converter clutch
Gear Ratios
1st....................................................................................................2.84
2nd...................................................................................................1.57
3rd ...................................................................................................1.00
4th ...................................................................................................0.69
Reverse............................................................................................2.21
Final Drive Ratio.............................................................................3.64
Overall Top Gear Ratio ...................................................................2.51
Transmission: Automatic, Five-speed Overdrive
Availability ...........................................................................................5.7-L R/T and 6.1-L SRT8
Description............................................................................................Adaptive electronic control with Auto Stick driver-interactive
manual control and electronically modulated torque converter
clutch
Gear Ratios
1st....................................................................................................3.59
2nd...................................................................................................2.19
3rd ...................................................................................................1.41
4th ...................................................................................................1.00
5th ...................................................................................................0.83
Reverse............................................................................................3.16
Final Drive Ratio.............................................................................3.06 — 5.7-L
3.06 — 6.1-L
Getrag axle with limited-slip differential (6.1-L only)
Overall Top Gear.............................................................................2.54 — 5.7-L
2.54 — 6.1-L
Getrag axle with limited-slip differential (6.1-L only)
Transmission: Six-speed Manual Tremec TR-6060 Transmission Clutch: ZF-Sachs 250 mm
Twin Disc
Availability ...........................................................................................Optional — 5.7-L R/T and 6.1-L SRT8
Description............................................................................................Triple cone / double cone synchronizer design, 1–4 skip shift
and reverse inhibit solenoids, 5:1 remote shifter
Gear Ratios
1st....................................................................................................2.97
2nd...................................................................................................2.10
3rd ...................................................................................................1.46
4th ...................................................................................................1.00
5th ...................................................................................................0.74
6th ...................................................................................................0.50
Reverse............................................................................................2.90
Final Drive Ratio.............................................................................3.73 — 5.7-L with 18-inch wheels
3.91 — 5.7-L with 20-inch wheels
3.91 — 6.1-L
Getrag axle with limited-slip differential (5.7-L and 6.1-L)
Electrical System
Alternator..............................................................................................160A
Battery...................................................................................................H7 Case, 625 CCA, maintenance-free
Dimensions and Capacitiesd
Wheelbase.............................................................................................116.0 (2946)
Track, Front ..........................................................................................63.0 (1603)
Track, Rear ...........................................................................................63.1 (1604)
Overall Length ......................................................................................197.7 (5023)
Overall Width .......................................................................................75.7 (1923)
Overall Height.......................................................................................57.1 (1449)
Ground Clearance .................................................................................SRT8 @ curb 4.8 (122.2)
R/T and SE @ curb 5.5 (145.2)
Frontal Area ..........................................................................................25.3 sq. ft. (2.35 sq. m)
Drag Coefficient ...................................................................................SE with 17-inch and 18-inch tires — 0.350 (8.86 CdA)
R/T with 18-inch tires — 0.350 (8.73 CdA);
with 20-inch tires — 0.355 (8.98 CdA)
SRT8 — 0.353 (9.01 CdA)
Curb Weight (estimated) with automatic transmission .........................SE — 3819 lbs. (1688 kg)
R/T — 4041 lbs. (1833 kg)
SRT8 — 4140 lbs. (1892 kg)
Weight Distribution (percent front/rear) ...............................................SE — 53.5/46.5
R/T — 54.6/45.4
SRT8 — 55.6/44.4
Fuel Tank Capacity ...............................................................................SE — 18.5 gal. (70-L)
R/T and SRT8 — 19 gal. (71.9-L)
Accommodations
Seating Capacity (front/rear).................................................................2/3
Front
Head Room .....................................................................................39.3 (999)
Leg Room........................................................................................42.0 (1067)
Shoulder Room ...............................................................................58.2 (1477)
Hip Room........................................................................................54.6 (1387)
Seat Travel ......................................................................................Driver — 10.6 (270)
Passenger — 8.7 (220)
Recliner Angle Range .....................................................................Driver — 64 deg.
Passenger — 63 deg.
SAE Front Volume Index................................................................55.8 cu. ft. (1.58 cu. m)
Rear
Head Room .....................................................................................37.2 (950)
Leg Room........................................................................................32.6 (829)
Knee Clearance ...............................................................................1.2 (31.1)
Shoulder Room ...............................................................................53.9 (1368)
Hip Room........................................................................................48.6 (1236)
SAE Rear Seat Volume Index.........................................................38.1 cu. ft. (1.08 cu. m)
Total Interior Volume ...........................................................................91.5 cu. ft. (2.59 cu. m)
SAE Cargo Volume (same as Charger) ................................................16.2 cu. ft. (0.459 cu. m)
EPA Interior Volume Index ..................................................................107.7 cu. ft. (3.05 cu. m)
Trunk Liftover Height...........................................................................33.0 (839)
Body
Layout ...................................................................................................Longitudinal front engine, rear-wheel drive
Construction..........................................................................................Unitized steel body
Exhaust
Type ......................................................................................................SE — Single exhaust
R/T and SRT8 — Dual exhaust with rectangular bright tip
and image sound
Steering
Type ......................................................................................................Rack and pinion with hydraulic power assist
Overall Ratio.........................................................................................16.1:1
Turning Diameter (curb-to-curb) ..........................................................SE and R/T — 38.9 ft. (11.9 m)
SRT8 — 37.5 ft. (11.48 m)
Steering Turns (lock-to-lock)................................................................2.75
P/S Pump ..............................................................................................Fixed displacement, speed-sensitive — Standard on automatic
transmissions and SRT8 manual transmission
Variable Displacement — R/T manual transmission only
Suspension
SE and R/T
Front......................................................................................................Independent SLA with high upper “A” arm, coil spring over gascharged shock absorbers and stabilizer bar; lateral and diagonal
lower links
Rear.......................................................................................................Five-link independent with coil springs, link-type stabilizer bar,
gas-charged twin tube shock absorbers and isolated suspension
cradle
SRT8
Front......................................................................................................Independent SLA with high upper “A” arm, coil spring over
Bilstein monotube gas-charged shock absorbers and stabilizer
bar; lateral and diagonal lower links
Rear.......................................................................................................Five-link independent with coil springs, link-type stabilizer bar,
Bilstein monotube gas-charged shock absorbers and isolated
suspension cradle
Tirese
SE
Availability ...........................................................................................Standard
Size and Type........................................................................................P215/65R17 98T black sidewall all-season ride
Manufacturer and Model.......................................................................Goodyear Integrity
Revs per Mile (km) ...............................................................................739 (459)
Availability ...........................................................................................Standard with Popular Equipment Package
Size and Type........................................................................................P225/60R18H 99H all-season touring
Manufacturer and Model.......................................................................Continental ProContact
Revs per Mile (km) ...............................................................................729 (453)
R/T
Availability ...........................................................................................Standard
Size and Type........................................................................................P235/55R18V 99V black sidewall all-season performance
Manufacturer and Model.......................................................................Michelin MXM4
Revs per Mile (km) ...............................................................................729 (453)
Availability ...........................................................................................Optional
Size and Type........................................................................................P245/45ZR20 99V black sidewall all-season performance
Manufacturer and Model.......................................................................Goodyear Eagle RSA
Revs per Mile (km) ...............................................................................731 (456)
SRT8
Availability ...........................................................................................Standard
Size and Type........................................................................................P245/45ZR20 all-season performance
Manufacturer and Model.......................................................................Goodyear RSA
Revs per Mile (km) ...............................................................................731 (456)
Availability ...........................................................................................Optional
Size and Type........................................................................................Front — P245/45ZR20
Rear — P255/45ZR20 three-season tires
Manufacturer and Model.......................................................................Goodyear F1 Supercar
Revs per Mile (km) ...............................................................................Front — 726 (450)
Rear — 718 (445)
Wheels
SE
Availability ...........................................................................................Standard
Type and Material.................................................................................Aluminum
Size .......................................................................................................17 x 7.0
Availability ...........................................................................................Standard with Popular Equipment Package
Type and Material.................................................................................Cast aluminum
Size .......................................................................................................18 x 7.5
R/T
Availability ...........................................................................................Standard
Type and Material.................................................................................Cast aluminum
Size .......................................................................................................18 x 7.5
Availability ...........................................................................................Optional
Type and Material.................................................................................Cast aluminum
Size ....................................................................................................... 20 x 8.0
SRT8
Availability ...........................................................................................Standard
Type and Material.................................................................................Fully forged aluminum
Size .......................................................................................................20 x 9.0
Brakes
SE
Front
Rotor Size and Type........................................................................12.6 x 1.1 (320 x 28) vented
Caliper Size and Type .....................................................................2.365 (60) single piston sliding with aluminum housing
Swept Area......................................................................................254.8 sq. in. (1644 sq. cm)
Rear
Rotor Size and Type........................................................................12.6 x 0.4 (320 x 10) solid
Caliper Size and Type .....................................................................1.65 (42) single piston sliding with aluminum housing
Swept Area......................................................................................260.4 sq. in. (1680 sq. cm)
Four-Wheel Anti-Lock..........................................................................Standard with Popular Equipment Package
All-speed Traction Control and Brake Assist .......................................Standard with Popular Equipment Package
Electronic Stability Program.................................................................Standard with Popular Equipment Package
R/T
Front
Rotor Size and Type........................................................................13.6 x 1.1 (345 x 28) vented
Caliper Size and Type .....................................................................1.65 (42) dual piston sliding with aluminum housing
Swept Area......................................................................................292 sq. in. (1884 sq. cm)
Rear
Rotor Size and Type........................................................................12.6 x 0.4 (320 x 22) vented
Caliper Size and Type .....................................................................1.65 (42) single piston sliding with aluminum housing
Swept Area......................................................................................260.4 sq. in. (1680 sq. cm)
Four-Wheel Anti-Lock..........................................................................Standard
All-speed Traction Control and Brake Assist .......................................Standard
Electronic Stability Program.................................................................Standard
Hill Start Assist.....................................................................................Standard with manual transmission
Power Assist Type ................................................................................8 + 9 (203 + 209) tandem diaphragm vacuum
SRT8
Front
Rotor Size and Type........................................................................14.2 x 1.26 (360 x 32.0) vented and slotted
Caliper Size and Type .....................................................................1.73 (44) Brembo four-piston fixed with aluminum housing
Swept Area......................................................................................351 sq. in. (2261 sq. cm)
Rear
Rotor Size and Type........................................................................13.8 x 1.10 (350 x 28) vented
Caliper Size and Type .....................................................................11.26 (32) Brembo four-piston fixed with aluminum housing
Swept Area......................................................................................316 sq. in. (2036 sq. cm)
Four-Wheel Anti-Lock..........................................................................Standard
All-speed Traction Control and Brake Assist .......................................Standard
Electronic Stability Program and Brake Knockback Mitigation...........Standard
Hill Start Assist.....................................................................................Standard with manual transmission
Power Assist Type ................................................................................8 + 9 (203 + 209) tandem-diaphragm vacuum booster
a
Meets Federal Tier 2, Bin 5 emissions requirements; marketed in California as a ULEVII (Ultra Low Emission Vehicle) under cleanest vehicle rules.
b
Manual transmission meets Federal Tier 2, Bin 5 emissions requirements; marketed in California as an LEVII (Low Emission Vehicle) under cleanest vehicle rules.
Automatic transmission meets Federal Tier 2, Bin 4 emissions requirements; marketed in California as an ULEVII (Ultra Low Emission Vehicle) under cleanest vehicle
rules.
c
Meets Federal Tier 2, Bin 5 emissions requirements; marketed in California as an LEVII (Low Emission Vehicle) under cleanest vehicle rules.
d
All dimensions measured at curb weight with standard tires.
e
Other sizes and brands may also be used.