Dodge 2023 Lineup: Overview of Models and Changes

  • The ‘Last Call’ models introduced as the Dodge Challenger and Charger are entering their final model year.

  • Dodge Hornet subcompact crossover debuts.

  • Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat is back for 2023.

The clever thing brand is about to begin its transition to electrification, but that doesn’t mean Mopar fans won’t be spoiled for choice with high-performance cars and trucks in the future.

Dodge Charger Daytona SRT Concept | Photo: Dodge

Yes, the lineup is still dotted with tried and true veterans, but Stellantis launched a new small crossover. also the Dodge Daytona Concept debuted in August 2022 as a preview of what’s to come for the auto giant’s performance division, while the Dodge Daytona SRT Concept Unveiled at the 2022 SEMA Show previewed the first six of the electric powertrain’s nine output levels, ranging from 455 to 670 horsepower, with more to follow. Here’s what to expect from the Dodge brand in 2023, with models listed in alphabetical order.

Dodge Challenger

Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody Jailbreak | Photo: Dodge

One of the three nameplates of the brand, the Dodge Challenger is back for 2023 with minor changes. The Challenger SRT Super Stock and its 807 horsepower, supercharged 6.2L V8 engine, while SXT, SXT AWD, GT and GT AWD trims come equipped with a more sensible 303 horsepower, 3.6L V6. The Challenger R/T is blessed with up to 375 horsepower thanks to its 5.7 liter HEMI V8, and the R/T Scat Pack in normal and Widebody configurations benefits from a 485 horsepower 6.4 liter V8. The SRT Hellcat and SRT Hellcat Widebody get 717 horsepower with the bloated 6.2, while the SRT Hellcat Redeye and SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody count on 797 horsepower. The Jailbreak variant, which offers full access to the brand’s personalization options and 807 horsepower for the SRT Hellcat Redeye, is now available on the SRT Hellcat. The Plum Crazy and B5 Blue paint finishes are also back.

2023 Dodge Challenger Shakedown |  Photo: Dodge
2023 Dodge Challenger Shakedown | Photo: Dodge

For its final year on the market in its current form, the 2023 Challenger will also be offered in limited edition variants, part of Dodge’s Seven “Last Call” Special Edition Cars. Number one is the 2023 Dodge Challenger Shakedown, which is packed with content alongside a Mopar Shaker hood, “392” fender and “Shakedown” spoiler graphics, 20-inch low-gloss rear wheels, red Brembo six-piston brakes, black Nappa/Alcantara seats, red stitching in the interior and demonic red seat belts. The Challenger Shakedown R/T Scat Pack is painted in Destroyer Gray, while the Challenger Shakedown R/T Scat Pack Widebody is painted in Pitch Black.

2023Dodge Challenger Scat Pack Swinger | Photo: Dodge

The 2023 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack Swinger is the third “Last Call” model, featuring the Widebody exterior and three exterior colours: F8 Green, Sublime Green and Knuckle White. It’s decked out with Gold School badging, Gold School painted Shaker intake, 20-inch Gold School alloy wheels, Retro Swinger graphics on the rear fender, black six-piston Brembo brakes, wood-like interior trim, Nappa/Alcantara seats and green stitching in the interior .

2023 Dodge Challenger Black Ghost | Photo: Dodge

The 2023 Dodge Challenger Black Ghost is the sixth “Last Call” model. Based on the SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody with an 807 hp supercharged 6.2L V8, the Black Ghost is painted in Pitch Black and sports ‘gator skin’ graphics across the roof, white graphics on the rear fender, a Midnight Metallic SRT grille badge, black six – Brembo piston brakes, black hood pins, Alcantara/Laguna leather seats, Dinamica suede headlining and carbon fiber trim.

Last but not least, Dodge dealers will facilitate the transportation process for making a 2022 or 2023 Dodge Challenger convertible through third-party supplier Drop Top Customs, a $26K USD conversion.

Dodge Charger

2023 Dodge Charger | Photo: Dodge

The Dodge Charger has a similar trim level and powertrain to the Challenger. SXT, SXT AWD, GT and GT AWD variants get the 3.6L V6 with 292 or 300hp, the R/T gets the 370hp 5.7L V8, the Scat Pack and Scat Pack Widebody get the 485hp 6.4L V8, the SRT Hellcat Widebody gets the 717-horsepower supercharged 6.2L V8 and the SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody rips the road with 797 horses.

The Jailbreak variant for the Dodge Charger is now available on the SRT Hellcat Redeye and SRT Hellcat, offering full access to all of the brand’s personalization options, in addition to the 807 horsepower 6.2L V8 for the Redeye. The 2023 model year also brings back Destroyer Grey, Crazy Plum and B5 Blue paint colors.

2023 Dodge Charger Super Bee | Photo: Dodge

It’s the last model year for the current-generation Dodge Charger, and it’s going out with a bang as the brand announced seven “Last Call” special edition models, each of which will be produced in very limited quantities. The 2023 Dodge Charger Super Bee is the second of those seven models, available in Scat Pack trim in B5 Blue and in Scat Pack Widebody in Plum Crazy. It also features Super Bee badges and graphics, 20-inch knurled wheels or 18-inch drag wheels, an adaptive damping, black Mopar bonnets, SRT bonnet and exhaust tips, red four-piston Brembo brakes and Super Bee interior trim.

2023 Dodge Challenger Scat Pack Swinger | Photo: Dodge

The 2023 Dodge Charger R/T Scat Pack Swinger is “Last Call” model number four, has the Widebody and features one of three exterior colors: F8 Green, Sublime Green or White Knuckle. The Swinger also gets Gold School and Bee badging, Retro Swinger graphics on the rear fender, 20-inch Gold School alloy wheels, black six-piston Brembo brakes, woodgrain interior accents, Nappa/Alcantara seats and green stitching in the interior. interior.

2023 Dodge Charger King Daytona | Photo: Dodge

The 2023 Dodge Charger King Daytona is the fifth of seven ‘Last Call’ models. Based on the SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody, painted in Go Mango, equipped with an 807 hp V8, Satin Black King Daytona rear fender graphics, Satin Black hood and roof graphics, 20-inch Satin Carbon Warp Speed ​​wheels, Orange Six – Brembo piston brakes, Nappa/Alcantara “Daytona” rear seats, orange interior stitching, carbon fiber trim, Alcantara steering wheel, Harman Kardon sound system, electric sunroof and navigation.

Dodge Durango

2023 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat | Photo: Dodge

the mighty Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat was offered for the 2021 model year and then disappeared, but now it’s back for 2023, again with a supercharged 6.2L V8 engine producing 710 horsepower. There is also the Durango SRT 392 with its 475 horsepower 6.4L HEMI V8 and a towing capacity of 8700 pounds. Families not in a rush will also appreciate the SXT, GT and Citadel variants with a 295 hp 3.6L V6, as well as the R/T and its 5.7L V8 with 360 hp, the latter also selectable on the Citadel as an option. AWD is available in the US, standard in Canada. Apart from the return of the Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat, no other changes have been announced for 2023 yet.

Dodge Hornet

2023 Dodge Hornet | Photo: Dodge

The Dodge Hornet is the brand’s first all-new product since, well, since the Dodge Dart sedan introduced for the 2013 model year and released after 2016. This subcompact crossover comes in two variants, each with its own powertrain. The Hornet GT gets a 2.0L turbocharged inline-four with over 265 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque managed by a nine-speed automatic transmission, while the Hornet R/T benefits from a turbocharged PHEV setup 1.3L four, an electric motor, a six-speed automatic transmission and a 15.5 kWh battery pack, good for over 285 horsepower and 383 pound-feet of torque, and an EV range of 30 miles. A PowerShot feature also temporarily boosts power by 25 horsepower.

The 2023 Dodge Hornet also features four-wheel drive across the board, a standard 12.3-inch all-digital driver instrument panel and a 10.25-inch touchscreen for the infotainment system using the Stellantis Uconnect 5 interface. A Harman/Kardon sound system with 14 speakers, rain-sensing wipers, heated seats and steering wheel, power tailgate and a full range of active safety features are also available. The Hornet GT will arrive in late 2022, while the R/T PHEV will arrive at dealerships in the spring of 2023.

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