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2021 Dodge Challenger GT AWD
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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Dodge Challenger
GT AWD
MSRP
$35,065
Invoice
$34,333
Average Price Paid
$35,065
330 listings nationwide

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2021 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500
Fastback RWD
MSRP
$70,300
Invoice
$67,429
Average Price Paid
$70,300
549 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2021 Dodge Challenger
GT AWD
Fair Price
$35,516
Good Price
$33,921
Great Price
$33,009
2021 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500
Fastback RWD
Fair Price
$75,255
Good Price
$67,915
Great Price
$63,718

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Dodge Challenger
GT AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$40,173
7 listings nationwide

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2021 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500
Fastback RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$92,855
40 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 Dodge Challenger
GT AWD
No Expert Reviews
2021 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500
Fastback RWD
Stephen Edelstein Preview:

The Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 is a performance icon, dating back to 1967. Just as it did then, the GT500 name means big power and fun for the road and the track. The modern GT500 was i...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2021 Dodge Challenger
GT AWD
abpmap writes:
Great car. Good style. Rides great. Several power choices and are all good in there own class. Handling very i...
Handling Ranked 2021 Dodge Charger worse.
"Tighter response. Better steering feel. "
Value Ranked 2021 Dodge Charger worse.
"It depends on the features one is looking for and there needs. "
30
sonshine432 writes:
I would recommend the Dodge hands down. Ford is typically a follower of others in the market, Dodge listens to...
Back Seats Ranked 2021 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Fastback RWD worse.
"You can actually sit in it its a real back seat. Not just holes in the floor pans with carpet and belts. "
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2021 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Fastback RWD worse.
"The Dodge is a bigger car in general so your getting a lot more space. "
20
Mannyfresh611 writes:
Handling Ranked 2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class C 300 Sport 4MATIC better.
"Mercedes-Benz drive way smuve than dodge, dont get me wrong the challenger they drive nice, over all gonna have to give it too the greatest Mercedes-Benz come on people they smoove driving car, younggeeking."
Back Seats Ranked 2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class C 300 Sport 4MATIC better.
"Is very comfortable and is lather interior."
2021 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500
Fastback RWD
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sonshine432 writes:
The Ford was fun and its got a bit of power but come on it only became something when they saw Dodge selling c...
Back Seats Ranked 2021 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack RWD better.
"You can actually sit in it its a real back seat. Not just holes in the floor pans with carpet and belts. "
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2021 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack RWD better.
"The Dodge is a bigger car in general so your getting a lot more space. "

Specs

2021 Dodge Challenger
GT AWD
2021 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500
Fastback RWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 7-Speed Dual Clutch
Drivetrain
AWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
18 MPG
12 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
27 MPG
18 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18.5 gal 16 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
303 hp @ 6,350 RPM
760 hp @ 7,300 RPM
Torque
268 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
625 lb-ft @ 5,000 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
8 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.2:1
9.5:1
Displacement
3,600 cc
5,200 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.78 in x 3.27 in
3.7 in x 3.66 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Overall 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Driver 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Rollover 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 42 in 44.5 in
Back Legroom 33.1 in 29 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 16.2 cu ft 13.5 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,272 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs --
Exterior
Length 197.9 in 190.2 in
Width 85.4 in 81.9 in
Height 58.4 in 54.3 in
Wheelbase 116 in 107 in

Available Options

2021 Dodge Challenger
GT AWD

Exterior Colors

  • F8 Green
  • Frostbite
  • Go Mango
  • Granite Pearlcoat
  • HELLRAISIN
  • Indigo Blue
  • Octane Red Pearlcoat
  • Pitch Black Clearcoat
  • SINAMON Stick
  • Smoke Show
  • Torred Clearcoat
  • Triple Nickel Clearcoat
  • White Knuckle Clearcoat

Option Packages

  • Harman/Kardon Audio Group W/Subwoofer
  • Radio: Uconnect 4C Nav W/8.4" Display
  • Alpine Audio Group W/Subwoofer
  • Blacktop Package
  • Cold Weather Group
  • Driver Convenience Group
  • Plus Package
  • Power Sunroof
  • Technology Group
2021 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500
Fastback RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Antimatter Blue Metallic
  • Carbonized Gray Metallic
  • Ford Performance Blue Metallic
  • Grabber Yellow
  • Iconic Silver Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • Race Red
  • Rapid Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
  • Shadow Black
  • Twister Orange Tri-Coat
  • Velocity Blue Metallic

Option Packages

  • Exposed Carbon Fiber Instrument Panel
  • Carbon Fiber Handling Package
  • Carbon Fiber Track Pack
  • Handling Package
  • Painted Over-The-Top Racing Stripes
  • Technology Package
  • Painted Black Roof
  • Ebony/Smoke Gray, RECARO Leather-Trimmed Seats W/Miko Suede
  • Vinyl Over-The-Top Racing Stripe

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