New 2017 SXT Plus for me?

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  1. Rikee

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    Hi all,

    The last Dodge I had was a '94 Dakota for 14 years, she owed me nothing when we parted. I didn't want another truck but a sports car that could carry some stuff. I have to admit, I loved my FX35. Now a new QX70 being so pricey and used ones already rusting here in NY, I'm about to buy this particular SXT Plus. I've always liked the looks and size of the new retro Challengers. This '17 is new and I think it will work for me. I would like to hear opinions on the handling (it does have the Super Track Pak) and any tips or info, positive or negative about this ride! Thanks! Here is what it has on it:

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    Quick Order Package 21V SXT Plus

    Super Track Pak

    Driver Convenience Group

    Radio: Uconnect 4C Nav w/8.4" Display

    Sound Group II

    Included Options

    50 State Emissions

    Compact Spare Tire

    Engine: 3.6L V6 24V VVT

    Power Sunroof

    Transmission: 8-Speed Automatic
     
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    Welcome to the site!! Sounds like a nice ride...
     
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    Welcome from AZ.
     
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    A tame ride compared to yours! I need to stay out of trouble, a V6 and "conservative" dark blue shouldn't attract the wrong kind of attention!
     
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    :D:D:D I think there are a few V6 drivers who have still managed to run afoul of law enforcement.. lol . The blue might work in staying under the radar... I remember one road trip last year in my car, passed 7 folks who had gotten popped... 6 of the 7 cars were white...
     
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    Welcome to the Forum from Florida!! Super Track Pack!!!! Nuff said!! Awesome ride!!!
     
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    Hello and Welcome from Illinois!...If this beauty is going to be your daily driver, have you looked at a GT? Seeing that NY can have some nasty winters, the GT might just give you that extra edge while the three season Challengers are in hibernation. ;)
     
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    That Cuda, wow! Someday when I have a garage. This is the only '17 or '18 I found with a Super Track Pak within 150 miles of here and I had to have it brought from CT anyway! I drove one without it and it was OK but....I'm going to drive this one Thursday, fingers crossed it will be so much better!
     
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    Yes I did find '18 GTs and the off gassing plastic 'bout knocked me out! '17 having sat around for a while shouldn't stink as bad. Also, I am driving home to California asap!
     
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    I never got a single ticket UNTIL I bought a 2012 SXT Challenger then I got 2, dont let that V6 or the size fool you!
    IF mine would have had those extra 2 cylinders I'd still have it , but there is nothing that sounds any sweeter than a V8.
     
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    I love, love, love the Go Mango and as cool as I think I am, I have a tendency to get cherry picked by the cops. I could not find a white one equipped this way, maybe that is a blessing after all!
     
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    Oh, I was so tempted by a V8.:cool: What color was the SXT!?:oops:
     
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    That Cuda, wow! Someday when I have a garage. This is the only '17 or '18 I found with a Super Track Pak within 150 miles of here and I had to have it brought from CT anyway! I drove one without it and it was OK but....I'm going to drive this one Thursday, fingers crossed it will be so much better!
     
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    Many have started with the v6 and then had buyers remorse and traded in for a hemi. Think about what you really want before you lose money on a trade a year from now.
     
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    Welcome from Phoenix! Congrats on the new toy! I felt the same way about the bright colors. I didn't want to draw more attention to myself.
     
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    I know about that only mine was just the opposite. I bought a 2016 Scat Pack Shaker loved driving it all summer then came winter it went into storage and I was back in my Ford Focus ST for the winter. So in January 2017 I ordered a Challenger GT and traded my Focus in. Now I have the best of both worlds AWD V6 8spd auto and RWD V8 6spd manual. I am thinking of naming them DR. Jekyll and MR. Hyde as that is the kind of personality change comes over me when I change from one to the other. 20170311_133902.jpg 20170311_133926.jpg
     
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    BEST option ever!!! Lucky you found one with STP! Enjoy!!!! And thank you!:)
     
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    I think the SXT Plus is a great daily driver. Quick enough for every day and looks sharp as hell.
     
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