Used Car of the Day: 2010 Dodge Challenger R/T

Tim Healey
by Tim Healey

used car of the day 2010 dodge challenger r t

We haven't featured too many Dodge Challengers -- if we've featured any at all -- in this slot. So, today, we've got a nice 2010 Dodge Challenger R/T for you.

It has 151,000 miles and an automatic transmission, so I can already hear you "save the manuals" types getting annoyed. But if you can live with just two pedals, you'll get a car that still has a 5.7-liter V8.

There are flaws such as fading paint and an inoperative radio screen. The car does have new cams and lifters and is lowered.

Give it a look here -- the seller is in Arizona and asking $12,500.

[Images: Seller]

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  • 2ACL 2ACL 6 days ago

    Nah. These are popular enough that unless you want a project or a quasi-rat rod daily, plenty of less worn examples are out there. You'll likely pay more, but paint (continuous exposure to southwestern sun will kill paint beyond a detailer's ability to save) and electronics aren't cheap if you can't do them yourself or have a reputable hookup. And as others have pointed out, the refresh cars really hone the formula with their interior and mechanical improvements.

  • 3SpeedAutomatic 3SpeedAutomatic 5 days ago

    Way too many variables:

    • insurance would be Sky High
    • great candidate to disappear in a down town parking garage
    • has it been stolen and now returned to owner after one hell of a joy ride
    • unknown on how modifications done (shade tree or pro)
    • any prior accidents
    • why does the owner want to get rid of it (impending explosion of transmission?)
    • don't like the idea its been slammed (British vernacular for lowered)
    • does the A/C really work??

    The list goes on and on...

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