Home » News » Dodge » 2017 Dodge Charger earns five-star rating
Safety test are very strict in US. So a five star rating is hard to get, but very important if we are talking about a sportscar. The 2017 Dodge Charger managed to earn a five-star overall safety rating from the NHTSA.

Both versions of the Charger, rear-wheel and all-wheel drive, were evaluated for frontal and side impacts, and rollover resistance. The overall result was the same for each: five stars.

In its assessment of the 2017 Dodge Charger, which recorded a year-over-year sales increase of 35 percent in September, NHTSA notes the availability of Full-Speed Forward Collision Warning-Plus.

The Charger’s crash-mitigation system benefits from advanced sensor-fusion technology. Sensor-fusion leverages the combined attributes of radar and cameras to help determine if a frontal impact may be imminent.

If camera and radar agree that a frontal impact with another vehicle appears imminent, the system pre-fills the Charger’s brakes and transmits audible and visual warnings for the driver to react. If there is no driver response, the system triggers a brief brake application as a tactile alert.

If the driver remains unresponsive and frontal collision risk remains, the Charger’s brakes are applied to slow the vehicle before impact. The system may bring the vehicle to full stop if an imminent frontal collision is detected at speeds below 25 mph.

The 2017 Dodge Charger offers more than 80 available safety and security features, including Lane Departure Warning with Lane Keep Assist, which uses camera technology to help keep the driver aware of her/his vehicle position on the road. If the Charger veers toward a lane marker in a manner consistent with driver inattention, the system provides alerts and delivers automated steering inputs that help accommodate course correction.

Since its launch in 2005, the Charger has been included in NHTSA’s annual ratings list on 10 occasions. Each time, it earned an overall score of five stars.



Related Articles

Leave a Comment

Fields marked with * are required
Name *:
Email *:
Comment *:
Code *:
  CAPTCHA
  • Email
  • YouTube
  • RSS
  • Twitter
  • facebook
  • feedburner

Related Specs

  1. 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona

    Engine: Hemi V8, Power: 316.9 kw / 425 bhp @ 5000 rpm, Torque: 664.35 nm / 490 ft lbs @ 4000 rpm
  2. 2006 Dodge Charger Daytona R/T

    Engine: 90-Degree Cast Iron Hemi V8, Power: 253.5 kw / 350 bhp @ 5000 rpm, Torque: 528.77 nm / 390 ft lbs @ 4000 rpm
  3. 1999 Dodge Charger R/T Concept

    Engine: Compressed Natural Gas V8, Power: 242.4 kw / 325.0 bhp @ 6000 rpm, Torque: Not Available nm / Not Available ft lbs @ 6000 rpm
  4. 2006 Dodge Charger Scat Pack SRT-8

    Engine: 90-Degree Cast Iron Hemi V8N/A, Torque: 569.44 nm / 420 ft lbs @ 4800 rpm
  5. 2006 Dodge Charger SRT-8

    Engine: 90-Degree Cast Iron Hemi V8, Power: 316.9 kw / 425 bhp @ 6200 rpm, Torque: 569.44 nm / 420 ft lbs @ 4800 rpm

New Vehicles

New generation Audi A7 will be unveiled on October 19New generation Audi A7 will be unveiled on October 19
Audi has published the first teaser picture of the upcoming A7 model. The new 5-door coupe model will be officially unveiled on October 19 during a special ...

Concept Cars

2018 GMC Sierra 2500HD All Mountain concept revealed2018 GMC Sierra 2500HD All Mountain concept revealed
If you are producing a pick-up, then you have to create all kind of accessories that will make the truck be usable also in winter season. GMC understood ...

Custom Cars

McLaren Satin Black Gold created by MSOMcLaren Satin Black Gold created by MSO
McLaren tries to attract more clients from the Orient, so it decided to make a good impression at this year Dubai Motor Show. A unique McLaren 720S supercar ...

Future Cars

Volkswagen I.D. Buzz confirmed for productionVolkswagen I.D. Buzz confirmed for production
Volkswagen is decided to be one of the leaders in reducing its emissions in the future years. After the Dieselgate scandal, this is the right thing to ...

Market News

Lamborghini Huracan and Aventador reach new milestonesLamborghini Huracan and Aventador reach new milestones
The Gallardo was Lamborghini's most succesful model yet, with sales surpassing 14.000 units in ten years of production. The record is set to be broken ...

Gadgets

Seat Leon Cristobal is Seat safest car everSeat Leon Cristobal is Seat safest car ever
Seat wants to convince its fans that, apart from being a sporty brand, is also a safe one. And it tried to express that with a special concept called ...

Various News

Opel Crossland X is now available with factory-fitted LPGOpel Crossland X is now available with factory-fitted LPG
Opel has decided to put an interesting powertrain under the hood of the Crossland X. The model can be ordered with a factory-fitted LPG. Under the hood ...

Motorsports

Volkswagen Polo GTI R5 - official pictures and detailsVolkswagen Polo GTI R5 - official pictures and details
Volkswagen has officially unveiled the 2018 Polo GTI R5. The new model is designed to compete in the WRC2 and national and regional rally championships. ...

Videos

BMW 8 Series Concept has a breathtaking promoBMW 8 Series Concept has a breathtaking promo
BMW has published the first promo video for the new BMW 8 Series Concept. The prototype was showcased durnig the Concorso d'Eleganta Villa d'Este and ...