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2009 Dodge Charger vs. 2007 Dodge Ram

To start off, 2009 Dodge Charger is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2007 Dodge Ram. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2007 Dodge Ram would be higher. At 5,653 cc (8 cylinders), 2007 Dodge Ram is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 Dodge Ram (345 HP @ 5400 RPM) has 95 more horse power than 2009 Dodge Charger. (250 HP @ 6400 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2007 Dodge Ram should accelerate faster than 2009 Dodge Charger. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2007 Dodge Ram weights approximately 976 kg more than 2009 Dodge Charger. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2007 Dodge Ram is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2009 Dodge Charger. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2007 Dodge Ram will offer significantly more control. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2007 Dodge Ram (509 Nm @ 4200 RPM) has 170 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Dodge Charger. (339 Nm @ 3800 RPM). This means 2007 Dodge Ram will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Dodge Charger.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Dodge Charger 2007 Dodge Ram
Make Dodge Dodge
Model Charger Ram
Year Released 2009 2007
Body Type Sedan Pickup
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3518 cc 5653 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 250 HP 345 HP
Engine RPM 6400 RPM 5400 RPM
Torque 339 Nm 509 Nm
Torque RPM 3800 RPM 4200 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 9.7:1 9.3:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 6 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1692 kg 2668 kg
Vehicle Length 5090 mm 6350 mm
Vehicle Width 1900 mm 2030 mm
Vehicle Height 1480 mm 1880 mm
Wheelbase Size 3050 mm 4080 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 11.8 L/100km 12.4 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 68 L 132 L


 

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