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Old 11-11-2012, 08:42 AM
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New to the forums here...I'm looking to be buying a new charger within the next month but having trouble deciding between the 8 speed sxt or the rt...the car will be my daily driver & my commute is approximate 100 miles round trip not much traffic since I'm currently working an off hour shift...just looking for some advice from some who use the rt as daily driver vs the v6...& also I live in Chicago area wondering how the rwd handles in the ice & snow...any advice would be greatly appreciated..thanx in advance
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Old 11-11-2012, 08:52 AM
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Welcome aboard and congrats in advance on your upcoming purchase. As an owner of a V6, I can tell you that it has more than enough grunt to get you into trouble but if you want more get up and go that you're probably better of with an R/T. As far as winter goes, I'd invest in a second set of takeoff wheels and good snow tires for it. As long as you're responsible and take it easy you'll be OK even with heavy lake effect off of Lake Michigan.

Just based on your commute, the V6 will be the star as far as fuel mileage. I commute 60 miles per day in mine and see average fuel mileage in the 31-32 range running at 70 on the highway.

I'd drive both and see which one you really like.

Good luck!
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Old 11-11-2012, 12:00 PM
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welcome aboard and congrats in advance on your upcoming purchase. As an owner of a v6, i can tell you that it has more than enough grunt to get you into trouble but if you want more get up and go that you're probably better of with an r/t. As far as winter goes, i'd invest in a second set of takeoff wheels and good snow tires for it. As long as you're responsible and take it easy you'll be ok even with heavy lake effect off of lake michigan.

Just based on your commute, the v6 will be the star as far as fuel mileage. I commute 60 miles per day in mine and see average fuel mileage in the 31-32 range running at 70 on the highway.

I'd drive both and see which one you really like.

Good luck!
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Old 11-11-2012, 07:51 PM
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Old 11-11-2012, 08:06 PM
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Welcome from Texas! I have v6 with 8speed and love it
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I just picked up a '07 R/T 3 days ago and it is intoxicating in every way possible!
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Old 11-12-2012, 11:50 AM
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Thanx for the response...planning to test drive both this week to get a better feel
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I'm old school and bigger is better! Get the R/T!!!
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Old 11-20-2012, 09:52 AM
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Welcome aboard from South Florida!! Good luck with your purchase!! Let us know how it goes.
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