Auburn Hills, Michigan – The all-new 2009 Dodge Challenger has earned the top five-star ratings for driver and front passenger protection in a frontal crash, along with five-star driver and rear passenger ratings for side impact protection, in U.S. government testing.

“Safety is a top priority in all Chrysler vehicles, and the all-new 2009 Dodge Challenger features the latest in safety and security features, providing our customers with the peace of mind they want and expect,” said Larry Lyons, Vice-President, Car and Minivan Product Team. “Dodge Challenger offers an unmistakable heritage design and delivers numerous advanced safety and security features, including advanced multi-stage front driver and passenger air bags, supplemental side curtain airbags, and electronic stability program with traction control and brake assist.”

In tests by the National Highway Safety Traffic Administration (NHTSA), the Challenger also received four stars for its rollover rating.

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