In New Jersey, I am seeing a lot more newer styled 2015-2018 Challengers on the road, especially SXT models, than those from 2008-2014. Are you guys noticing the same thing?
Yes - the '15+ refresh (and probably the newer tech features) seems to have spiked up the sales.In New Jersey, I am seeing a lot more newer styled 2015-2018 Challengers on the road, especially SXT models, than those from 2008-2014. Are you guys noticing the same thing?
Yes - the '15+ refresh (and probably the newer tech features) seems to have spiked up the sales.
In my local club, the newer models outnumber the older by 3:1 or 4:1
Some think it's all about the "refresh" of the '15 Challenger.........but I'm here to suggest it's actually the Camaro and Mustang Refresh that has Dodge selling more Challengers.Same here in Oklahoma. Use to be rare to see any Challengers now you see alot of them.
Mopar or No Car
The car does compare better on price today than it did in the past.I live in a rural area of NW Missouri. Locally, there were a handful of '08-'14's, and I would see several on the Interstate passing through the area.
Now there are more '15+ locally, and a few more are seen passing through. Does seem like less of the pre '15's running around now.
IMO, FCA took a great ride, and refined it in several ways. While I liked the old interior, the upgraded one is nicer in many ways, and the dash features/gaging is nice. Adjustable electric steering, dual zone climate controls, along with improved suspension, just added good things to an already cool car.
I can see why there's more on the road. The '15+ cars just seem like a better value, and I can see why more folks are buying them in all trim levels.
Again, I don't see a ton of them, but more than in the past.
The car does compare better on price today than it did in the past.
I remember looking at the pre-scat pack cars vs 5.0 Mustangs.....you couldn't buy the similar priced RT and expect the same level of "GO"......... and while the bigger motor Challengers could run with the 5.0 it was a lot more expensive than the Mustang. Back then the Challenger was the hard to make choice for the new car buyer who wasn't just WEDDED to the notion of "mopar or no car".
Today the 392 Option is available in the RT and it's more competitively priced vs the Alternative Choices from GM and Ford. You no longer have to get past a big price disadvantage to choose the Challenger. That has to help sell more Challengers now vs. then.
When I first arrived in Little Rock Arkansas 2.5 years ago, I was amazed how many Challengers existed! I would daily see 4 or 5 different ones, most of them of course were 08-14 models. Today I still see as many Challengers a day but 90% of them are 2015 or newer.