It’s been a while since I've driven a car from Dodge. Sure, I've seen some high-profile auto show reveals, and the thrill of being in the same room as the Demon during that wicked smoky unveiling ceremony, and numerous Dodge sightings during repeated enthusiastic viewings of the “Fast and the Furious” franchise. Dodge is sort of always in the back of my mind, but in an abstract sort of way.
But what of driving the brand’s actual cars — one that an actual person actually drive one every day? I tracked down a 2017 Charger SXT to find out. Aside from the fact that it arrived at my door in a retina-searing shade of orange, it wasn’t at all what I expected. Let’s take a look at the 2017 Dodge Charger SXT AWD.