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2020 Dodge Challenger Named Top Affordable Coupe

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2020 Dodge Challenger
2020 Dodge Challenger
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If you’re in the market for a new coupe but have a budget to keep in mind, consider the Dodge Challenger. The muscular Dodge Challenger earned a spot on’s list of the Top 11 Cheapest Coupes in Canada in 2020.

Available Now: 2020 Dodge Challenger SXT writer Sam McEachern notes that although the Challenger is in need of an interior update, especially behind the wheel, the coupe’s vintage style is appealing. The user-friendly Uconnect infotainment system is also a standout feature in the Challenger. A range of bright exterior colors to choose from adds to the coupe’s fun aesthetic. It gets extra points for hometown pride since it’s manufactured at the assembly plant in Brampton, Ontario.

2020 Dodge Challenger SXT

Although the 2020 Dodge Challenger is the most expensive option on the list, notes McEachern, it has a lot to offer for the SXT model’s approximate price tag of $34,695 in Canada. The SXT trim is powered by a 3.6-liter Pentastar Variable Valve Timing V6 engine paired to a TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission that generates 305 horsepower and 268 lb-ft of torque.

The 2020 Dodge Challenger SXT is equipped with a standard ParkView Rear Back-Up Camera, tire pressure monitoring display, Electronic Stability Control with Hill Start Assist, All-Speed Traction Control, and Electronic Roll Mitigation for responsive performance.

Modern connectivity is simple with standard smartphone integration via Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capability through the Uconnect 4 infotainment system that boasts a 7-inch touch screen. The audio system features six speakers and Bluetooth tech enables audio streaming and hands-free calls.

Comfort is front and center with low-back sport bucket seats clad in premium cloth for the driver and front-seat passenger. As the driver, you have 10 seat positioning options and four-way lumbar adjustments.

The distinct Challenger grille badge, LED taillamps, dual bright exhaust tips, body-color rear spoiler with an integrated camera, and 18-inch Satin Carbon aluminum wheels help achieve the bold, muscular styling of the 2020 Challenger.

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If you’re looking for a two-door coupe that makes driving a thrill, the 2020 Dodge Challenger SXT fits the bill.