Changes to 2021 Dodge Models Push Performance to New Heights

Thom Blackett | Dec 07, 2020

Dodge continues to search for and find homes for its increasingly powerful Hemi V-8 engines, as evidenced by the brand’s 2021 lineup. For those who want to tow nearly 9,000 pounds or reach 145 mph, check out the refreshed Durango’s new Tow N Go Package.

2021 Dodge Challenger T_A Gold Rush Front Quarter View

2021 Dodge Challenger Changes - Find the best Dodge deals!

Introduced late in the 2020 model year, the 807-horsepower Dodge Challenger SRT Super Stock returns for 2021, topping the car’s broad selection of trim levels, V-6 and V-8 engines, and an optional all-wheel-drive (AWD) system. The R/T Scat Pack Widebody is now available with the Shaker and T/A 392 packages, while SRT Hellcat variants are treated to revised badges and base models add standard 20-inch wheels in lieu of last year’s 18s. Memory settings are optional on all 2021 Challengers.

2021 Dodge Charger Changes - Find the best Dodge deals!

Dodge adds even more muscle to its full-size sedan by way of the new 797-horsepower Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody model. Complementing the supercharged V-8 are upgrades to the transmission, suspension, brakes, and a variety of 20-inch wheels. A 220-mph speedometer is also part of the package, which will come in handy when verifying the Dodge-estimated 203-mph top speed. For the rest of the 2021 Charger lineup, notable changes are limited to new 20-inch wheels for the GT AWD.

2021 Dodge Durango Changes - Find the best Dodge deals!

Like its siblings, the 2021 Dodge Durango SUV can now be had in SRT Hellcat guise. A 710-horsepower supercharged V-8 sits under the hood and behind a revised front fascia that is part of an overall styling update. The interior is also redesigned, highlighted by new premium materials, an available 10.1-inch display screen, and an enhanced Uconnect 5 infotainment system featuring wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration. For the Durango R/T, there is a Tow N Go Package that blends towing capability with performance, while the Citadel returns with more standard features (the separate Citadel Anodized Platinum trim is discontinued).

Dodge is the source of information in this article. It was accurate on December 4, 2020, but it may have changed since that date. Always confirm product details and availability with the automaker’s website or your local dealership.

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