Comparison: 2019 Dodge Charger vs 2019 Chevy Impala

Comparison: 2019 Dodge Charger vs 2019 Chevy Impala

The Dodge Charger and Chevy Impala both offer athletic handling and spacious seating for five adult-size passengers. However, the 2019 Dodge Charger sets itself apart with its extremely powerful engine options, sizable model and package offering, and user-friendly technology. Drivers in the Boston area looking for a full-size car with a fast acceleration should test drive the new Dodge Charger at McGovern Dodge in Newton.

Performance

2019 Dodge Charger

The Charger offers a five-model lineup with several potent powertrains available as well as the choice of rear-wheel or optional all-wheel drive. The base engine is equipped with a 3.6-liter Pentastar® V6 coupled with an eight-speed automatic transmission that pumps out 292-hp and 260 lb-ft of torque. This engine earns an estimated fuel economy of 30 mpg on the highway and 19 mpg of city driving. You can opt for more powerful engines ranging from a 300-hp GT to the 707-hp SRT® Hellcat.

2019 Chevy Impala

The Impala gets its power from one of two engines; both teamed with a six-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive. The LS and LT trims are powered by the standard 2.5-liter ECOTEC® direct-injected four-cylinder engine with 197-hp and 191 lb-ft of torque. This base engine achieves an EPA-estimated 30 mpg of highway driving and 22 mpg in the city. Optional on the LS and LT trims, but standard on the Premier grade is a 305-hp 3.6-liter V6 engine.

Technology and Convenience

2019 Dodge Charger

Advanced technology includes a Uconnect® 4 infotainment system with a 7.0-inch touchscreen display, Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ integration, Bluetooth® with voice command, SiriusXM® satellite radio, a six-speaker audio system, and two USB ports. Additional standard features consist of Keyless Enter ‘n Go™, 60/40 split-folding rear seatbacks, and dual-zone automatic temperature control. An 8.4-inch touchscreen, HD Radio™, a nineteen-speaker Harman Kardon® audio system, SiriusXM® Traffic Plus, navigation, a Wi-Fi hotspot, and a power sunroof are available.

2019 Chevy Impala

The Chevrolet infotainment system comes standard along with an 8.0-inch color touchscreen display, Bluetooth®, voice command, Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ compatibility, three USB ports, a six-speaker sound system, SiriusXM® satellite radio, and keyless start. Optional features consist of navigation, an eleven-speaker Bose® Centerpoint® surround sound audio system, three additional USB ports, a Wi-Fi hotspot, a wireless charger, and remote start.

Safety

2019 Dodge Charger

The Dodge Charger is designed with plenty of standard and available safety features. A ParkView® rear backup camera, the ParkSense® rear park-assist system, all-speed traction control, electronic roll mitigation, electronic stability control, hill start assist, and an advanced airbag system are included. Adaptive cruise control with stop, an advanced brake assist, a three-mode electronic stability control system, automatic high beam headlamps, full-speed forward collision warning with active braking, Lanesense® lane departure warning, and blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-path detection are optional.

2019 Chevy Impala

Safety features include StabiliTrak electronic stability control, electronic traction control, a rear vision camera, an advanced ten-airbag system, and Chevrolet OnStar. Lane departure warning, forward collision alert, forward automatic braking, adaptive cruise control, rear cross traffic alert, and lane change alert with side blind zone alert are available.

Pricing

2019 Dodge Charger

Starting at $29,470 MSRP

2019 Chevy Impala

Starting at $28,020 MSRP

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