Thinking about a White 2016 R/T 8-Speed

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    Hello everyone this is my first post. I have had a lot of mustangs in the past. My last one was a 2013 GT M6 Steeda suspension, CAI, Shifter, New wheels and tires, pretty much all the bolt ons short of a blower. I loved the car. But the car was a huge disappointment. I had the infamous # 8 cylinder failure. Honestly I didn't even do a burnout on that car. I truly babied it. I was so upset I got rid of it and purchased a Toyota Camry 2015. Not the most exciting car but definitely reliable. It is a car you don't have to worry about. Camry now has 45k miles and it is as quiet and reliable as new. I love the look of the new challengers. I am leaning towards the 8-speed as I daily drive it. I don't race but I definitely love having the power. My main concern is reliability. I have heard about bad panel fitment, electrical issues, and bad dealer service. Would like to hear your thoughts on this. Some decent prices out here in South Florida. Under 30k with 20X8 Hyper black wheels 28HRT PKG, 8-Speed, Super Track Pack.
     
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    I'm sure I can't help you. As I haven't had any of the problems you mentioned!
     
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    That's what I wanted to hear...I Just wanted to hear how reliable these cars have been for you guys and how long have you had them? also average OTD Price?
    Thanks
     
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    Otd for what you describe is at 35k round here
     
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    First, Welcome to the site from Alberta.
    What car you own all comes down to love, what you love. A challenger is smart and sexy car. I'm not a car sales man, just a fellow who fell in love with a beautiful car, a Challenger. I hope you experience the same love... Dave
     
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    Also no problems but mines only got 3600 on it but its equipped as you described but its black .it avg 32 mpg this am to work most impressive for a 4100 lb car @372 hp
     
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    I found these cars have great fuel economy I thought is was weird that a car with 700 + horse could get 32 mpg but I have seen it a few times. I remember when I had a 70 R/T 426, getting 15 mpg and thought that was great. Back then, the toyota s, bugs and datsun s got 26 mpg. I am impressed with the fuel economy in these cars too.
     
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    Welcome from Illinois! Mine will be seven years old this coming January (36,000 miles). I'm just as pleased with it, as the day I brought it home (seven years ago). ;)
     
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    I can say the panel fitment on my car is excellent. This car is a second toy car. No issues so far.
     
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    I haven't heard of any electrical issues. Panel figment problems (in any) should be corrected prior to accepting delivery of the car. If you purchase it from the dealer. 80% of the dealers suck, don't let that be a deciding factor in your purchase.
     
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    welcome from Tenn and I have the white r/t scat pack and I love it. no problems YET but only got 2200 miles on it now. I am thinking you wont find to many [ if any ] people that don't like the challenger on here. good luck with the find of the white challenger its out there just waiting on YOU my friend
     
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    Welcome from the Chicagoland area! Had mine a little over a year, 6k on it as it is not a daily driver. Have had no problems at all.
     
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    Thank you all for the welcome and your input on this...
     
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    We are the happy owners of Hemi number six and seven... so I can't help you.... the wife had her Charger as her DD for almost 6 years and other than brakes it cost us $400.00 in repairs... we live in WV so it is common to go through brakes here.... round and round up and down you get it....
     
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    Run to your dealership if you can get a fully loaded RT for under 30 grand. Don't walk !
     
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    Greetings from the Conch Republic! Every manufacturer lets one by every now and then. I think that the problems you have heard about are rare. Under $30K for an R/T is an excellent price. There will be a number of modern Challengers owners at Markham Park on sunday...stop by for a chat. Enjoy!
     
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    Excellent, I am about 2 miles from Markham Park, will be there! What time do they usually meet? Will be looking out for your car..
     
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    The group is meeting by Ruby Tuesday's on SR-84 at 8:30. Show cars (Toys in the Sun Fun Run) must be inside the park by 9:15AM. We should be there until about 3 or 4, then on to Tijuana Taxi in Coral Springs for the weekly cruise-in.
     
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