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There are many toys cars for sale, but if you are looking for a specific brand, for example because Dodge is your favorite brand, then it will be difficult.

Fortunately, there are also very good brands, such as this Maisto Dodge Challenger, with huge detail and opening doors and hood.

In this guide I look at the 7 best Dodge toy cars and what you should pay attention to when buying.

Best Dodge Toy Cars Reviewed

Let's take a quick look at the top options. Then I'll go into more detail about each of these choices.

Overall best Dodge toy car

MaistoDodge Challenger SRT8

This car is 1:24 and therefore very big, about 7-1/2″ long (19 cm). It is a great diecast replica and very detailed.

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Best big Dodge toy truck

brother Dodge Ram 2500 With Horse Trailer 02501

It's one of the toughest toy cars I've ever seen. Bruder is expensive, that's for sure. But it is also really quality.

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Best cheap Dodge toy car

KinsmartDodge Ram 1500

Nice and small and handy with 1:43 scale. It fits perfectly with the toy car collection of Hot Wheels or Majorette, for example.

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Straight out of the movie

Jada ToysFast & Furious Letty's Dodge Viper SRT 10

This Viper is officially licensed from the Fast & Furious Saga as Letty's Dodge SRT10 and in a 1:24 scale.

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Best Dodge police car

DaronNYPD Dodge Charger 1:43

They are officially licensed by both Dodge and the NYPD, so it's exactly the kind of car you may have seen in movies and series.

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Best Classic

New-Ray54516 Dodge Power Wagon 1:32

Great classic Dodge car in 1:32 scale (from wheel to wheel 4 1/16 inch or 11 cm and 3 1/4 inch or 8 1/4 cm wide).

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Best small Dodge model car

I solid1:43 Dodge Challenger Demon-Plum

A very beautiful car with detailed interior. It's just a pity that the doors and hood cannot be opened.

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Dodge toy car buying guide

What should you pay attention to when buying Dodge toy cars?

Sustainability

There are quite a few differences in quality between toy car brands. Just look at the difference between Maisto and Kinsmart, or Hot Wheels. You clearly feel the quality.

In any case, almost nothing can go wrong with a complete diecast car. That is what I paid extra attention to when assessing the durability of the cars.

Quality of driving

With toy cars you want them to be able to drive well. Some may be for display only, not for play. But you still want them to roll well.

A few things to watch out for are:

  1. the distance from the wheels to the chassis: some toy cars run into problems so they don't drive very well
  2. the rigidity of the shaft: some toy cars are very wobbly so the wheels can move far in and out, and still rub
  3. the quality of the wheels: is it plastic or are there really rubber wheels on the tires? Rubber rolls a lot better
  4. the weight of the car: you may not realize this right away, but the weight of the car plays a very large role in how well it rolls. A heavier car made of diecast or wood rolls a lot better and further than a plastic car

Replayability

Much of the car's replayability is in how well it drives, but there are other factors that determine how often they return to it.

Age also plays a part. Is it a car that stays on the left after toddlerhood or can it last longer because it is also suitable for older children?

The number of extra functions also plays a role, such as the bonnet that can be opened at Maisto or the horse trailer at Bruder.

I rated each of the cars on this list on these parts on a 5-point scale.

Best Dodge toy cars reviewed

Overall best Dodge toy car

Maisto Dodge Challenger SRT8

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8.6
Toy score
To drive
4.6
Replayable
4.4
Sustainability
3.9
Best for
  • 1:24 is nice and big
  • All doors and hood can be opened
Less good
  • Trunk cannot open

This car is 1:24 and therefore very big, about 7-1/2″ long (19 cm). It is a great diecast replica and very detailed.

All doors can open so there is plenty to discover or to display it beautifully. Only the trunk can not open so that is a pity.

Maisto has been making diecast cars for a while now and they aren't always of the best quality. But with this model they have created a very good car that is large and affordable and with which you can open a lot.

Best big Dodge toy truck

brother Dodge Ram 2500 With Horse Trailer 02501

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9.5
Toy score
To drive
4.7
Replayable
4.7
Sustainability
4.9
Best for
  • Super sturdy construction
  • All doors can be opened, including the tailgate of the truck
Less good
  • Very expensive
  • Little big to play with and difficult to combine with other toys

The Dodge pick-up has a cab with four doors that can be opened and closed. The tailgate can also be opened.

Toy horse trailers are also available for older children who can handle small parts responsibly and may be more interested in a more truthful design.

Great fun for children who still have a lot of interest in horses and horse trailers as they grow up.

It's one of the toughest toy cars I've ever seen. Bruder is expensive, that's for sure. But it is also really quality.

Due to the size and especially small parts (the doors can be detached and there is a loose tekhook), the set is particularly suitable for children from 3 years old.

Bruder Dodge Ram Pickup Horse Trailer

The horse trailer is equipped with a rear door that can be easily folded open and can serve as a platform for the horse to be guided inside.

The Dodge Ram is also available separately without the horse trailer.

Lees meer: these are the best toy cars with trailers rated

Best cheap Dodge toy car

Kinsmart Dodge Ram 1500

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8.1
Toy score
To drive
4.2
Replayable
4.1
Sustainability
3.8
Best for
Less good

Nice and small and handy with 1:43 scale. It fits perfectly with the toy car collection of Hot Wheels or Majorette, for example.

It's a nice truck with opening doors and it's quite sturdy.

It is strange that it is sent in a plastic bag, not in a cardboard display with a plastic see-through screen or something like that.

That shows again that it really is a cheap no-nonsense brand, but still with a nice toy car.

Straight out of the movie

Jada Toys Fast & Furious Letty's Dodge Viper SRT 10

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8.7
Toy score
To drive
4.3
Replayable
4.1
Sustainability
4.6
Best for
  • Detailed with opening doors and hood
Less good
  • Maybe just too expensive as a toy car and too cheap as a model

Jada Toys is a bit between Maiso and Hot Wheels (or Kinsmart).

They are a bit more detailed than Hot Wheels cars with the build quality of die-cast model cars, but not as detailed as Maisto.

This Viper is officially licensed from the Fast & Furious Saga as Letty's Dodge SRT10 and in a 1:24 scale.

The 100% die-cast metal and the real rubber tires are good details. Just like the hood and doors that open with a detailed interior.

It is in the price range that you can put it down as a collector's item or let it play with.

Best Dodge police car

Daron NYPD Dodge Charger 1:43

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8.3
Toy score
To drive
4.2
Replayable
4.2
Sustainability
4.1
Best for
Less good

This one is nice and small again at 1:43 scale, just like the Kinsmart Ram. This makes these cars perfect for playing with other toy cars.

It is also really made to play with. Not the detail of Maisto, but extremely solid and sturdy.

Some think it's a shame that such a cool police car doesn't have working lights. I don't think it's a problem for the peace in the house :)

They are officially licensed by both Dodge and the NYPD, so it's exactly the kind of car you may have seen in movies and series.

Best Classic

New-Ray 54516 Dodge Power Wagon 1:32

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8.7
Toy score
To drive
4.4
Replayable
4.4
Sustainability
4.3
Best for
  • Great classic design
  • Big suspension
  • Good value for money
Less good

Great classic Dodge car in 1:32 scale (from wheel to wheel 4 1/16 inch or 11 cm and 3 1/4 inch or 8 1/4 cm wide).

Super fun to play with because of the large suspension and a beautiful specimen to look at.

The price is good for this size car and really only positives.

Best small Dodge model car

I solid 1:43 Dodge Challenger Demon-Plum

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8.9
Toy score
To drive
4.4
Replayable
4.1
Sustainability
4.8
Best for
  • Great detail on a small scale
Less good
  • Bit between toys and model car
  • Doors and hood cannot open

Maisto is a great brand of model cars, but at 1:24 they are also quite big. This one from Solido does it all on a smaller scale.

A very beautiful car with detailed interior. It's just a pity that the doors and hood cannot be opened.

This is another car that is a bit between a toy and a model car.

Conclusion

Dodge has created a number of iconic car models and with these toys you can finally play with them or pass on the love to your child.

Also read: these are the best toy cars we've reviewed over time

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Joost Nusselder, the founder of Speelkeuze.nl is a content marketer, father and loves trying out new toys. As a child he came into contact with everything related to games when his mother started the Tinnen Soldaat in Ede. Now he and his team create helpful blog articles to help loyal readers with fun play ideas.