2017 Dodge Challenger MPG and Fuel Economy

On this page, you will find a complete guide to the miles per gallon and fuel efficiency data for the 2017 Dodge Challenger.

The 2017 Dodge Challenger has 5 model options: Automatic 8-spd 6-cyl, 3.6 L, Automatic 8-spd 8-cyl, 5.7 L, Automatic 8-spd 8-cyl, 6.4 L, Manual 6-spd 8-cyl, 5.7 L and Manual 6-spd 8-cyl, 6.4 L.

The 2017 Dodge Challenger Automatic 8-spd 6-cyl, 3.6 L runs on regular gasoline and is in the Midsize Cars car class.

The 2017 Dodge Challenger Automatic 8-spd 8-cyl, 5.7 L runs on midgrade gasoline and is in the Midsize Cars car class.

The 2017 Dodge Challenger Automatic 8-spd 8-cyl, 6.4 L runs on premium gasoline and is in the Midsize Cars car class.

The 2017 Dodge Challenger Manual 6-spd 8-cyl, 5.7 L runs on premium gasoline and is in the Midsize Cars car class.

The 2017 Dodge Challenger Manual 6-spd 8-cyl, 6.4 L runs on premium gasoline and is in the Midsize Cars car class.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 2017 Dodge Challenger Get?

Across all models, the combined average MPG for the 2017 Dodge Challenger is 19 miles per gallon.

The table below breaks down the MPG for each model option:

Model Option Combined MPG City MPG Highway MPG
Automatic 8-spd 6-cyl, 3.6 L 23 19 30
Automatic 8-spd 8-cyl, 5.7 L 19 16 25
Automatic 8-spd 8-cyl, 6.4 L 18 15 25
Manual 6-spd 8-cyl, 5.7 L 18 15 23
Manual 6-spd 8-cyl, 6.4 L 17 14 23

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 2017 Dodge Challenger?

The average fuel costs for all models of the 2017 Dodge Challenger is $3,790.

The average fuel costs have been estimated by government regulators based on 15,000 miles driven per year, using regular gasoline, and a split of 55% city driving and 45% highway driving.

Comparing a 2017 Dodge Challenger to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will spend $7,450 more on fuel.

The table below shows the fuel costs and 5-year save/spend for each model option:

Model Option Fuel Cost 5-Year Save/Spend
Automatic 8-spd 6-cyl, 3.6 L $2,700 spend $2,000 more
Automatic 8-spd 8-cyl, 5.7 L $3,700 spend $7,000 more
Automatic 8-spd 8-cyl, 6.4 L $4,100 spend $9,000 more
Manual 6-spd 8-cyl, 5.7 L $4,100 spend $9,000 more
Manual 6-spd 8-cyl, 6.4 L $4,350 spend $10,250 more

The 2017 Dodge Challenger is also subject to the Gas Guzzler Tax, which is a federal tax on vehicles that has a combined MPG of less than 22.5.

The tables below show how much you can expect to pay in Gas Guzzler taxes.

Model Option Gas Guzzler Tax
Manual 6-spd 8-cyl, 6.4 L $3,000

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 2017 Dodge Challenger Consume?

Across all models, the average number barrels of petroleum that the 2017 Dodge Challenger will consume in one year is 16 barrels.

The majority of the world's petroleum is sourced from countries like Saudi Arabia, Russia, Iraq, and the United States.

Model Option Barrels
Automatic 8-spd 6-cyl, 3.6 L 13
Automatic 8-spd 8-cyl, 5.7 L 16
Automatic 8-spd 8-cyl, 6.4 L 17
Manual 6-spd 8-cyl, 5.7 L 17
Manual 6-spd 8-cyl, 6.4 L 18

💨 How Many Grams of CO2 Does a 2017 Dodge Challenger Emit?

The 2017 Dodge Challenger will emit an average of about 7,074,000 grams of CO2 per year.

🌳 To help you understand the impact of this, a normal tree will absorb around 21,000 grams of CO2 per year. This means that roughly 241 trees would be needed to offset emissions from the 2017 Dodge Challenger.

Overview

The tables below cover all of the miles per gallon, engine specifications, and emission details we have for the 5 2017 Dodge Challenger model options.

Automatic 8-spd 6-cyl, 3.6 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2017 Dodge Challenger Automatic 8-spd 6-cyl, 3.6 L:

City MPG 19
Highway MPG 30
Combined MPG 23
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $2,000
Fuel Cost $2,700
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 13
Grams of CO2 5,835,000
Trees Needed to Offset 278
Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 6
Transmission Automatic 8-spd
Vehicle Class Midsize Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Automatic 8-spd 8-cyl, 5.7 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2017 Dodge Challenger Automatic 8-spd 8-cyl, 5.7 L:

City MPG 16
Highway MPG 25
Combined MPG 19
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $7,000
Fuel Cost $3,700
Fuel Type 1 Midgrade
Barrels of Petroleum 16
Grams of CO2 6,990,000
Trees Needed to Offset 333
Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 8
Transmission Automatic 8-spd
Vehicle Class Midsize Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Automatic 8-spd 8-cyl, 6.4 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2017 Dodge Challenger Automatic 8-spd 8-cyl, 6.4 L:

City MPG 15
Highway MPG 25
Combined MPG 18
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $9,000
Fuel Cost $4,100
Fuel Type 1 Premium
Barrels of Petroleum 17
Grams of CO2 7,290,000
Trees Needed to Offset 347
Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 8
Transmission Automatic 8-spd
Vehicle Class Midsize Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Manual 6-spd 8-cyl, 5.7 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2017 Dodge Challenger Manual 6-spd 8-cyl, 5.7 L:

City MPG 15
Highway MPG 23
Combined MPG 18
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $9,000
Fuel Cost $4,100
Fuel Type 1 Premium
Barrels of Petroleum 17
Grams of CO2 7,410,000
Trees Needed to Offset 353
Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 8
Transmission Manual 6-spd
Vehicle Class Midsize Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Manual 6-spd 8-cyl, 6.4 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2017 Dodge Challenger Manual 6-spd 8-cyl, 6.4 L:

City MPG 14
Highway MPG 23
Combined MPG 17
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $10,250
Gas Guzzler Tax $7,700
Fuel Cost $4,350
Fuel Type 1 Premium
Barrels of Petroleum 18
Grams of CO2 7,845,000
Trees Needed to Offset 374
Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 8
Transmission Manual 6-spd
Vehicle Class Midsize Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Disclaimer

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