Choose Your Own Adventure: The Great American Full-Size Sedan Shootout

Derek Kreindler
by Derek Kreindler

Today was a glorious day: despite the draconian speeding laws enacted by the Commonwealth of Virginia, as well as the unfortunate wet weather, we were able to experience the full gamut of the 2015 Dodge Charger offerings, including the Hellcat version.

Driving impressions for the 2015s are embargoed until Wednesday, October 29th, but you, the B&B get to choose what you want to read first: the Hellcat standalone review, or a shootout between the Charger SXT V6 and Chevrolet Impala 2LT and the Charger SRT 392 and the Chevrolet SS; the V6 and V8 shootouts will get their own articles.

The Charger R/T Hemi was on hand, but without a competitive car to drive, we skipped it. Same with the basic Charger V6. In all likelihood, we’ll be able to rent both of those cars at a later date or get them out of the local press fleet. Over to you, B&B.

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  • Chan Chan on Oct 23, 2014

    Anything with a comparison is a better read than something about just one car. .......unless that one car has 700 horsepower.

    • Krhodes1 Krhodes1 on Oct 23, 2014

      I really could not care less about the Hellcat. That is about 3X as much power as I have any interest in paying for. At least until the speedlimits on the interstates go away. Then it will be 2X as much as I am willing to pay for.

  • Theonewhogotaway Theonewhogotaway on Oct 23, 2014

    Calling a Charger and it's derivatives "Full-size" is a misnomer. Has the same passenger volume as the Camry, Accord and Fusion. Just looks "full size"...

  • BklynPete BklynPete on Oct 24, 2014

    I'm surprised that bigtruckseries isn't weighing in with his Hemi-powered bluster. Is he off TTAC, or did the New York cops finally catch up with him?

  • Kurtamaxxguy Kurtamaxxguy on Oct 24, 2014

    Just curious: how many sets of tires did the Hellcat burn through during the shootout?