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2021 Dodge Challenger vs. 2021 Hyundai Ioniq EV Review

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2021 Dodge
Challenger

MSRP*: $28,870 to $59,570
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2021 Hyundai
Ioniq EV

MSRP*: $33,245 to $38,815
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Invoice* $28,447 to $57,981 $31,999 to $36,903
MPG - City 13 - 19 MPG 145 MPG
MPG - Hwy 21 - 30 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space Info not available Info not available
Engine V-6, V-8 134-hp, (electric)
Transmission Auto Manual, Manual Automatic
Drivetrain All-wheel, Rear-wheel Front-wheel
Horsepower 303 - 807 hp 134 hp
Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs Info not available
Exterior Length 197.5 - 197.9 in 176.0 in
Exterior Width 75.7 in 71.7 in
Leg Room Front 42.0 in
Rear 33.1 in
Front 42.2 in
Rear 35.7 in
Head Room Front 39.3 in
Rear 37.1 in
Front 38.2 - 39.1 in
Rear 37.4 in
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Info not available
Frontal Crash Rating** **** Info not available
Side Crash Rating** ***** Info not available

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Hyundai Ioniq EV than the Dodge Challenger, due to its greater head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Dodge Challenger and the Hyundai Ioniq EV in the front seats.

Convenience
With the Dodge Challenger you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Hyundai Ioniq EV, due to its larger tank size and better fuel economy.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Dodge Challenger is somewhat more expensive than the Hyundai Ioniq EV. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Dodge Challenger is much higher than that for the Hyundai Ioniq EV.

Dimensions
Since the Dodge Challenger is much wider than the Hyundai Ioniq EV, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Dodge Challenger, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Hyundai Ioniq EV.

Handling
The Dodge Challenger has a larger turning radius than the Hyundai Ioniq EV, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Dodge Challenger has a much more powerful engine than the Hyundai Ioniq EV. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Dodge Challenger does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Hyundai Ioniq EV.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Dodge Challenger and the Hyundai Ioniq EV.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Dodge Challenger is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Hyundai Ioniq EV.