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The window issue was getting a correct stop to work. The option was printed in my 2018's build sheet, but not present. They pulled the feature due to possible issues, which would undoubtedly be in this tread had they left it.
 

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My main peeve is that the rear seat headrests cannot be removed to completely lower the rear seats.
 

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When I got my 2016, every Scat Pack around (Saskatchewan/ Western Canada) had a sunroof. I had to special order my car to get one without. What a problem to have.
Yeah I had to wait it out too but patience paid off. (y)
 

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I have a list of pet peeves, almost all of them are because I came from a 2015 Charger to this 2018 Challenger. On a well equipped Charger, there are quite a bit of little things that the Challenger never gets, mainly related to seating and memory saving of settings.
Some of them I was aware of, some I assumed would be there in the Challenger. All were minor, but they add up.
I listed them here

If you want to know the perks of a Charger, the list is long, but not earth shattering, major items are seat related.
Off the top of my head, in random order including optional items
Trunk Pull Down Handle
Power Recline
Full power passenger seat with power recline
heated rear seats
ability to put heated/cooled cupholders (available in Chargers/300 in 2014 with heated rear seat package)

different console/cupholder with Dodge Brothers in cubby not hidden under arm rest
If you have Adaptive Cruise Control, it will bring the Charger to a full stop, not the Challenger (WTF is up with that?)
Higher top speed (Charger is more aerodynamic)
much more usable back seat, both in ease of access, and actual space
power adjustable pedals
and since there is more things that are power adjustable, memory saving of seats/pedals/column/radio
different grabhandles, pull down vs straps
 

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the lack of auto - up feature doesn't make sense.

My 'Benz has frameless doors with smart glass function and has auto up / down feature. I wonder if FCA didn't want to pay licensing agreements for a patented design - since it already exists. If there's an obstruction the system will automatically reverse the window to prevent injury or damage the mechanism.

for whatever reason, it was supposed to be a feature on '18s but was dropped due to engineering issues.

my peeve is if you have audio muted on shutdown - its back on for the next start-up cycle
 
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Could be FCA doesn't want the window going up automatically as it may result in an injury before the sensor, if working, would realize the window was compressing someone's neck. How many times do we hear of various sensors going bad (as in O2 sensors to name just one)?
Much better than GM's 90's solution to that same problem - they designed the window rollers to break & fail if something was stuck in the window. Only problem was as the window rollers aged, they broke on their own.

Sometimes I want the window part way up/down. Having auto-down AND auto-up, it makes it tough to get the window to stop exactly where I want.
 

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My pet peeve is the lack of a "Sport' option on the engine/transmission setting for my 1320. Regular scat packs have .'Normal/Sport/Track' options while my car has 'Normal/Drag'. Why not have 'Normal/Sport/Drag' since it would be just a software addition?
 

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If you recall, early 2000's DaimlerChrysler products had toggle-style window switches, ie up & down from toggling forward or reverse. As I was told at the time there were injuries, even deaths, of pets/kids from hitting those toggle switches when their heads were out of the window, thus all the switches went to a push-down pull-up design.

As a corollary to that, auto-up glass comes with some inherent risk as well - not all OE's want auto-up all the way around the veh for safety reasons. Additionally auto up windows require pinch/limit sensors (FMVSS) so cost comes creeping back in, as it always does in this business...
 

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IIRC, the first year Challengers actually had the window Auto Up feature, but was subsequently dropped, and I actually have a theory on that. The door design makes the windows not only go down, but also forward. If someone had their hand on the rear window track and the window was raised, the glass would act in a sawing motion across the obstruction. MUCH easier to cause hand damage and much harder to reliably set a sensor for, and a big potential liability issue.
 

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for whatever reason, it was supposed to be a feature on '18s but was dropped due to engineering issues.
Remember that, it was a big deal and then poof, gone. But they had some working in the pilot cars and in some of the pilot Demons too.

In one of the videos at the Demon press day a guy was giving the camera a ride thru the 1/4 and with the driver window fully down, he reached over and touched the button abd the window went auto-up and was a beautiful thing to see.

After that, they even put it on the build sheet Auto-Up disabled or not available or something like that to make sure everybody knew it wasn't going to happen.


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4) Why do dealers not carry Sunroof cars in stock (at least not in the South Florida area)? I ended up having to do a custom order and wait forever just because I couldn't find a new one in stock.

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What part of South Florida do you live in? Im in Miami and I see tons of models with sunroofs. I don't like sunroofs, so I have to venture out to look for something without one. My closest Dodge dealer has 3 new 2019 models all with sunroofs and I hate it and a bunch of 2020's with them as well. Also, the Autonation Dodge close by is another that loves to order Challengers with sunroofs as well. smh
 

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That was my experience too, sunroof cars everywhere! Back in 16 when I started looking for the SRT, almost every single one had a sunroof which I did not want, but just couldn't find one I liked without it. One of the main reason I ended up ordering the car, to get exactly what I wanted.



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No auto up...
No power reclining back on drivers seat (late models)...
No power passenger seat period/reclining back
Black flour brake pads (fronts)
Poor overall quality control at factory with paint and exterior trim fitment issues
 

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I have a list of pet peeves, almost all of them are because I came from a 2015 Charger to this 2018 Challenger. On a well equipped Charger, there are quite a bit of little things that the Challenger never gets, mainly related to seating and memory saving of settings.
Some of them I was aware of, some I assumed would be there in the Challenger. All were minor, but they add up.
I listed them here

If you want to know the perks of a Charger, the list is long, but not earth shattering, major items are seat related.
Off the top of my head, in random order including optional items
Trunk Pull Down Handle
Power Recline -
Not Available because the front seats need to slide forward to access the rear seats.
Full power passenger seat with power recline - I'm guessing no power passenger seat for cost saving. I don't sit in the passenger seat so it doesn't bother me, but they could have made it an option.
heated rear seats - Less necessary in a 2 door car. (I almost never have people in my back seats.)
ability to put heated/cooled cupholders (available in Chargers/300 in 2014 with heated rear seat package)
different console/cupholder with Dodge Brothers in cubby not hidden under arm rest
If you have Adaptive Cruise Control, it will bring the Charger to a full stop, not the Challenger (WTF is up with that?)
Higher top speed (Charger is more aerodynamic) -
We lose some aerodynamics for the classy look ;). If the Challenger was more aerodynamic it would less mimic the classic car and would not look as cool, IMO.
much more usable back seat, both in ease of access, and actual space -
2 doors vs 4 doors, your going to have smaller back seats and it's gonna be more difficult to get into because of only 2 doors, it's just physics (I have never seen a 2 door car that was easy to get in the back seats). Adding a larger back seat would make the Challenger a larger car. I think it's big enough. And a 4 door Challenger would be ugly.
power adjustable pedals
and since there is more things that are power adjustable, memory saving of seats/pedals/column/radio
different grabhandles, pull down vs straps
Looking at your list, my guess is the differences are because 2 doors vs 4 doors. (see notes in bold in your quoted text). Some of those complaints sound like you just prefer a 4 door car. (not trying to be argumentative, just pointing out some fact.)
 

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My main peeve is that the rear seat headrests cannot be removed to completely lower the rear seats.
Yup! This.

I'm looking at how much effort it would be to get a car upholstery specialist to make the rear headrest removable for exactly this reason. I can move the passenger seat far enough forward to fully fold the back seat, but to do it on the driver side I need to motor the seat forward, fold the seat, then motor it back until it's jammed hard crushing the headrest - and then it's a squeeze to drive it.

I love that they put folding rear seats - makes for a really usable sized space in the back for those of us who wish to use the car for everything - but the headrest thing just seems poorly thought out.




On the flipside - if that's the thing which bugs me most then they did a pretty good job!
 

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Yup! This.

I'm looking at how much effort it would be to get a car upholstery specialist to make the rear headrest removable for exactly this reason. I can move the passenger seat far enough forward to fully fold the back seat, but to do it on the driver side I need to motor the seat forward, fold the seat, then motor it back until it's jammed hard crushing the headrest - and then it's a squeeze to drive it.

I love that they put folding rear seats - makes for a really usable sized space in the back for those of us who wish to use the car for everything - but the headrest thing just seems poorly thought out.




On the flipside - if that's the thing which bugs me most then they did a pretty good job!
I have to put down those seats to haul the mods I purchase, and it is very painful for me to drive when I normally drive with my seat all the way back...
 
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Probably already listed here but here is my short list.

1.Radio memory, rarely ever remembers what station was last selected after using media. Example Use media bluetooth or usb, turn vehicle off, turn vehicle back on and it defaults to tuner and tuned into station you never selected.(usually a station that is white noise static) very annoying.

2. lack of quick release slide forward of driver seat to let passengers in back.

3. The amount of dust and dirt that quickly accumulates on the back bumper, even after a quick ride out.

4. Climate control system memory is terrible. Almost never remembers what mode it was in after turn off vehicle, I never use air on bi level setting yet often times I find that it defaults to that setting.

And Lastly I wish the vehicle would remember what driving mode it was in last.( I dont like having to place it in sport mode every time I start the car.
 
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