2022 Dodge Challenger  RealSafeCars81Safety Rating

#31 of 2022 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#105 of all 2022 vehicles

Pictured: 2020 Dodge Challenger
The Challenger, a mainstay of Dodge's lineup since 2008, is a large sedan with seating up to 5. Having better than average EPA (miles per gallon) for its class, it reduces fuel costs and pollution. The Dodge Challenger has some real zest, surpassing typical horsepower for its class. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it handles mud, snow, and sand with ease. Dodge offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2022 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 2022 Dodge Challenger has a score of 81, implying a 0.041% chance of driver death (3.7% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2022 Dodge Challenger has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0411% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.688%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0411% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.688% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2022 Dodge Challenger is 12% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2022 Dodge Challenger is 19% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


Active safety features can substantially reduce the risks of harm to vehicle occupants by preventing severe accidents. All trims and versions of the 2022 Dodge Challenger include the following active safety system: Forward Collision Warning (FCW) with Active Braking.

And it is about as safe as many comparable models.

9569Volkswagen PassatFord MustangHyundai Santa CruzChevrolet CamaroDodge ChallengerChrysler 300Toyota HighlanderKia TellurideHyundai PalisadeKia StingerGMC AcadiaNissan MuranoComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2022 Dodge Challenger with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 69 to 95. The 2022 Dodge Challenger is safer than the 2022 Volkswagen Passat, the 2022 Ford Mustang, and the 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz and less safe than the 2022 GMC Acadia, the 2022 Kia Stinger, the 2022 Hyundai Palisade, the 2022 Kia Telluride, and the 2022 Toyota Highlander. It is about as safe as the 2022 Chevrolet Camaro and the 2022 Chrysler 300.

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