2019 Dodge Challenger  RealSafeCars83Safety Rating

#24 of 2019 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#60 of all 2019 vehicles


Pictured: 2020 Dodge Challenger
The Challenger, a mainstay of Dodge's lineup since 2008, is a large sedan with seating up to 5. The Dodge Challenger provides superior horsepower for its class, offering great power. The Challenger has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2017. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily handle mud, snow, and sand. Dodge offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2019 Dodge Challenger is average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2019 Dodge Challenger has a score of 83, implying a 0.038% chance of driver death (3.4% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2019 Dodge Challenger has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0383% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.3691%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0383% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.3691% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2019 Dodge Challenger is 20% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2019 Dodge Challenger is 26% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

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But it is safer than many comparable models.

8964Chevrolet ImpalaKia CadenzaHyundai Santa Fe XLDodge Grand CaravanFord TaurusFord FlexDodge ChargerDodge ChallengerFord FusionChrysler 300Kia SedonaAcura TLXComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2019 Dodge Challenger with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 64 to 89. The 2019 Dodge Challenger is safer than the 2019 Chevrolet Impala, the 2019 Kia Cadenza, the 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe XL, the 2019 Dodge Grand Caravan, the 2019 Ford Taurus, the 2019 Ford Flex, and the 2019 Acura TLX. It is about as safe as the 2019 Chrysler 300, the 2019 Ford Fusion, and the 2019 Dodge Charger.

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