What's the Difference Between the Dodge Challenger SXT vs. RT?

2022 Dodge Challenger SXT
2022 Dodge Challenger SXT

vs.

2022 Dodge Challenger R/T
$30,940

MSRP

$39,780
3.6L V6 Gas

Engine

5.7L V8 Gas
303 hp @ 6350 rpm

Horsepower

375 hp @ 5150 rpm
268 lb-ft @ 4800 rpm

Torque

410 lb-ft @ 4300 rpm
19/30/23 mpg

EPA-Estimated Gas Mileage (city/highway/combined)

15/23/18 mpg
18-inch

Wheels

20-inch
Not available

Manual Transmission

Standard
Optional

Universal Garage Door Opener

Standard
Optional

Rear Parking Aid

Standard

The SXT and R/T have been especially popular Dodge Challenger configurations among Mission drivers. But what’s the difference between the Dodge Challenger SXT and R/T? If you’ve been having trouble deciding whether to buy the Dodge Challenger SXT or R/T, don’t worry. To help you choose, Burns Motors has put together the detailed 2022 Dodge Challenger SXT vs. R/T comparison below.

 

 

2022 Dodge Challenger SXT vs. R/T – Horsepower and Torque

Anyone comparing Dodge Challenger configurations wants to know about horsepower. So, which muscle car can crank out more power, the Dodge Challenger SXT or R/T? Both cars are more than a match for Edinburg traffic, but there is a difference between the Dodge Challenger SXT and R/T in this regard. So, which muscle car can crank out more power, the Dodge Challenger SXT or R/T? The R/T comes standard with a 5.7L V8 Gas engine, while the SXT has a 3.6L V6 engine. Here are the specs:

2022 Dodge Challenger SXT – Performance Specs

  • Horsepower – 303 hp @ 6350 rpm
  • Torque – 268 lb-ft @ 4800 rpm

2022 Dodge Challenger R/T – Performance Specs

  • Horsepower – 375 hp @ 5150 rpm
  • Torque – 410 lb-ft @ 4300 rpm

2022 Dodge Challenger SXT vs. R/T – Overall Cost

Both Dodge Challenger configurations deliver a huge bang for the buck. But this is another difference between the Dodge Challenger SXT and R/T, as the MSRP for the SXT comes in lower than the Dodge Challenger R/T, since it sports the more powerful engine, and a few more features. Another way the Dodge Challenger SXT is a little more cost-effective is its slightly better fuel economy. 

Dodge Challenger SXT vs. R/T – Starting MSRP

  • 2022 Dodge Challenger SXT – $30,825
  • 2022 Dodge Challenger R/T – $38,375

Dodge Challenger SXT vs. R/T – Combined EPA-Estimated Gas Mileage

  • 2022 Dodge Challenger SXT – 19 city /30 highway /23 combined mpg
  • 2022 Dodge Challenger R/T – 15 city /23 highway /18 combined mpg

2022 Dodge Challenger SXT vs. R/T – Standard Features

All of the Dodge Challenger configurations are loaded with awesome features. But the R/T has a few standard features that are either unavailable on the SXT or require an upgrade. Here’s a partial list:

  • 20-inch Wheels
  • Manual Transmission
  • Universal Garage Door Opener
  • Rear Parking Aid

Test Drive the Dodge Challenger at Burns Motors of McAllen

Have you decided between these remarkable Dodge Challenger configurations, yet? It’s not an easy choice. Why not come down and just test drive them both? In the meantime, if you’d like to see another model comparison, check out our Wagoneer vs. Grand Wagoneer matchup. We’re just down the road from Pharr. So, drop by or contact us today. Of course, don’t forget to check out our new vehicle specials for the best deals.

 

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