Dodge Magnum 0-60 times

Out of all performance specs, nothing but Dodge Magnum 0-60 times can better speak about the vehicle's temper. While horsepower and torque blow smoke in the eyes, Magnum zero to sixty specs and average time to run a quarter mile are pretty straightforward metrics allowing to compare against its competitors.

Very often there is no chance of doing Magnum 0-to-60 test personally and making conclusions from the experience of the other drivers is the last thing you want.

Conducting a trustworthy test drive requires following a strict methodology that is intended to eliminate the inconsistent circumstances like weather, tires, surface, engine temperature. It is always better to leave it for professionals.


2008 Dodge Magnum 0-60 times, all trims

Trim, HP, Engine, Transmission0-60 times1/4 mile times
SRT8 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Wagon,425 hp

5.5 sec

13.9 @ 102 mph
R/T 4dr All-wheel Drive Wagon,340 hp

5.5 sec

14.2 @ 95 mph
R/T 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Wagon,340 hp

6.2 sec

14.7 @ 96 mph
SXT 4dr All-wheel Drive Wagon,250 hp

7.1 sec

15.2 @ 87 mph
SXT 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Wagon,250 hp

7.4 sec

15.5 @ 89 mph
Base 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Wagon,178 hp

9.4 sec

16.9 @ 81 mph

2007 Dodge Magnum 0-60 times, all trims

Trim, HP, Engine, Transmission0-60 times1/4 mile times
SRT8 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Wagon,425 hp

5.5 sec

13.9 @ 102 mph
RT 4dr All-wheel Drive Wagon,340 hp

5.5 sec

14.2 @ 95 mph
RT 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Wagon,340 hp

6.2 sec

14.7 @ 96 mph
SXT 4dr All-wheel Drive Wagon,250 hp

7.1 sec

15.2 @ 87 mph
Base 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Wagon,190 hp

8.9 sec

16.6 @ 82 mph

2006 Dodge Magnum 0-60 times, all trims

Trim, HP, Engine, Transmission0-60 times1/4 mile times
SRT8 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Wagon,425 hp

5.5 sec

13.9 @ 102 mph
RT 4dr All-wheel Drive Wagon,340 hp

5.6 sec

14.2 @ 94 mph
RT 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Wagon,340 hp

6.3 sec

14.7 @ 95 mph
SXT 4dr All-wheel Drive Wagon,250 hp

7.1 sec

15.2 @ 87 mph
Base 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Wagon,190 hp

9 sec

16.6 @ 82 mph

2005 Dodge Magnum 0-60 times, all trims

Trim, HP, Engine, Transmission0-60 times1/4 mile times
RT 4dr All-wheel Drive Wagon,340 hp

5.5 sec

14.2 @ 94 mph
RT 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Wagon,340 hp

6.5 sec

14.9 @ 95 mph
SXT 4dr All-wheel Drive Wagon,250 hp

7.1 sec

15.2 @ 87 mph
SE 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Wagon,190 hp

9.1 sec

16.8 @ 82 mph


Dodge Magnum 0-60 mph acceleration across years

Year of a Model0-60 times1/4 mile times
2008

5.5 - 9.4 sec

13.9 @ 102 - 16.9 @ 81 mph
2007

5.5 - 8.9 sec

13.9 @ 102 - 16.6 @ 82 mph
2006

5.5 - 9 sec

13.9 @ 102 - 16.6 @ 82 mph
2005

5.5 - 9.1 sec

14.2 @ 95 - 16.8 @ 82 mph

The American estate cars were on the pick of the bunch just before the crossovers and minivans drove out them. The Dodge Magnum 2.0 modification aimed at wagon reappearance ahead of the curve. Thanks to its design, cut rearward and low height the Magnum encouraged a lot of attention of its niche in the past. The advanced model adds rising beltline, cargo grill and other cool things to a feature list.

 

0-60 & Engine specs

The Magnum 2008 gets 2.7 or 3.5-liter V6 engine, which shows specific output. However, it’s impossible to call the model the quickest accelerating car especially with all-wheel drive that rises its weight. It’s far from it. But the Dodge Magnum 0-60 time spec is 5.3 seconds.

Dodge equips it’s 19-wheels R/T lineup with the 5.7-liter V-8 engine that pushes 340 hp. The model provides the 5-speed automatic gearbox and vehicle control module improving fuel economy. The four-wheel drive and V-8 are possible to use in one model.

If your expectations don’t materialize when you drive R/T, The 6.1-liter Hemi V-8 SRT8 Magnum completely suits you. It provides nothing less than 425 hp. The model also has a base SXT or R/T 5-speed manual-selected gearbox. The 2008 Dodge Magnum 1⁄4 mile time is 13.7seconds, which indicates adequate acceleration.

V-8 has rigid suspension, that doesn’t make difficulties with steering on the slick road. But on an uneven road, the car keeps skidding and the Dodge Magnum 0 to 60 time is much worse. Among the plus points, Dodge Magnum SRT8 has bigger brakes for quick maneuvering and working brake power. The Magnum R/T provides Multi-Displacement System for fuel economy.
 

Exterior & Interior

The Dodge specially made an especially similar exterior like in the 60s and 70s of the past century to cause its followers to feel a nostalgia. But if the styling makes a conspicuous figure, this is not true for the interior. In 2008 Dodge updates foremost Magnum fore-carriage styling. Its wide-eyed look became less look like the old-fashioned wagon spotlights thanks to the sports performance. It’s a trailblazing experiment from Dodge to mix retro and sporty styling but the risk paid off. The bold decision excited general admiration and Cars.com called it «a welcome nonconformist».


The 2008 interior gets colorful stitching, graphite fiber door handles and steering wheel with leather upholstery. Kelley Blue Book notices the Magnum interior has easy-to-read controls, dashboard designed with silver. However, controversies waste little time. Forbes Autos considers the Magnum design to be cheap-looking.

 

Conclusion

The Dodge Magnum triggers a dissonant reaction. The views vary from «a muscle car» to «mommy’s grocery getter». The Tom Gale’s design traces all over the Dodge Magnum during his work. He retired as head of design in 2000. After that, the model styling suffers various changes, but you can see its broadness with the naked eye.



Dodge Magnum specs