2020 Dodge Charger R/T Scat Pack Budget Build
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2020 Dodge Charger: Building and Pricing the Scat Pack

Dodge Charger R/T Scat Pack offers the most bang-for-your-buck with 485 horsepower, a starting price under $40,000 and an optional widebody package that enhanced performance on the drag strip and the road course.
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We have talked a great deal about the 2020 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody over the past few months, but the Hellcat isn’t the only Mopar super sedan to get the wider body for the new model year. The R/T Scat Pack is also available with the widebody design, but unlike the Hellcat, it is not standard. You can still get a non-widebody Scat Pack that starts under $40,000, but for those who want the best performance capabilities from their 485-horsepower sport sedan, the widebody package is available.

Today, we take a look at the pricing layout for the 2020 Dodge Charger R/T Scat Pack in standard width and widebody form, both of which are among the best performance bargains in the American market.

Building the 2020 Charger Scat Pack
When you go to the Build and Price page on Dodge.com, the Charger Scat Pack is broken up into the standard and widebody models. The standard version starts at $39,995 while the widebody starts at $45,995, neither of which includes the $1,495 destination fee. As a result, the standard body starts at $41,490 and the widebody is $47,490.

Option groups that are shared between the two different body designs include Plus Group ($1,995), Technology Group ($1,895), Navigation and Travel Group ($995), Driver Confidence Group ($1,295), Carbon/Suede Interior Package ($1,595) and Mopar Appearance Group ($475). The standard body also has the Daytona Edition package, which costs $3,495, but you cannot get this with the widebody model. More importantly, the standard body has the optional Dynamics Package ($2,295), which includes features which are standard on the widebody models, such as the larger Brembo brakes and high performance rubber.

Standalone options for both Scat Pack Charger formats include the satin black painted hood ($1,995), the satin black painted roof ($1,500), the full satin black painted top graphics ($3,495), dual carbon stripes ($995), red Brembo brake calipers ($595), the Harman Kardon speaker system ($1,595) and the power sunroof ($1,295).

Budget Build Charger Scat Pack
Let’s say that you want to buy a 2020 Dodge Charger R/T Scat Pack for as little money as possible, focusing only on the features that matter for high performance driving.

For the standard body style, you would start with a base price, including destination, of $41,490. The options that you really need to get the most out of the Charger Scat Pack include the Pirelli P Zero summer tires ($695) and the Dynamics Package $2,295), leading to an MSRP of $44,480 for a large sedan with 485 horsepower, big Brembo brakes and summer performance tires.

With the widebody model, if you are looking to get the greatest possible performance, all you really need to add to the $47,490 base price is the $695 upcharge for the Pirelli P Zero summer performance tires, leading to an MSRP of $48,185. While this model is a touch heavier than the standard body design, the wider tires, retuned suspension and big brakes make the widebody quicker on the drag strip and faster around a road course.

2020 Dodge Charger R/T Scat Pack

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Say that you want to get a loaded 2020 Dodge Charger R/T Scat Pack. Checking every box on the configurator tool lifts the MSRP to $59,710 This price includes the Harman sound system, the power sunroof, the full satin black exterior graphics package, the Plus Group, the Technology Group, the Dynamics Package, the Navigation and Travel Group, the Driver Confidence Group, the Carbon and Suede Package and the Mopar Interior Appearance Group.

The only option that price does not include is the Daytona Edition. If you opt for a loaded Daytona, the Plus Group and satin black graphics packages are removed, leading to an MSRP of $55,325.
As for the 2020 Dodge Charger R/T Scat Pack Widebody, when you check every box, you get a total MSRP of $64,710. That price includes all of the optional upgrade groups and packages, along with different wheels that are part of the Dynamics Package for the standard body cars.

In terms of big sedans, there is no real competitor for the Dodge Charger R/T Scat Pack with a price anywhere near the $40,000 range. All of the true challengers for the Charger come from European brands and none of their 500-ish horsepower models can be purchased for less than $50,000. Even if you look at performance coupes, there aren’t many cars on sale that offer this kind of performance with a price in the $45,000 to $49,000 range. Like the Scat Pack Challenger, the 485-horsepower is truly one of the best performance bargains on the market today. The widebody adds $6,000 to the bottom line, but it also adds improved performance and a unique look.

2020 Dodge Charger R/T Scat Pack

Patrick Rall is a professional writer and photographer with a passion for all things automotive. Patrick has been sharing his automotive expertise in automotive journalism from Detroit for more than a decade covering the Big Three. Having grown up in his father’s performance shop, he spent extensive time at the oval track and drag strip – both driving and wrenching on various types of vehicles. In addition to working as a writer, Patrick previously worked as an automotive technician before moving on to a business office position with a chain of dealerships, and this broad spectrum of experience in the industry allows him to offer a unique look on the automotive world. Follow Patrick on Youtube and Twitter.


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