Ford Mustang vs Dodge Challenger

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2018 Ford Mustang
EcoBoost
MSRP
$25,585
Invoice
$24,434
Average Price Paid
$24,441
3,047 listings nationwide

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2018 Dodge Challenger
GT
MSRP
$33,495
Invoice
$32,866
Average Price Paid
$32,123
1,616 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis

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

2018 Ford Mustang
EcoBoost
Fair Price
$24,924
Good Price
$23,787
Great Price
$23,137
2018 Dodge Challenger
GT
Fair Price
$32,819
Good Price
$31,442
Great Price
$30,654

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2018 Ford Mustang
EcoBoost
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$28,006
2018 Dodge Challenger
GT
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$35,432
1 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews

Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2018 Ford Mustang
EcoBoost
Andrew Newton Preview:

There have been some dark chapters in the history of America’s pony car, but Ford has been on a roll the past few years and the Mustang’s looks and performance just keep getting better...

2018 Dodge Challenger
GT
Nicole Wakelin Preview:

The existing Dodge Challenger lineup gets minor updates for the 2018 model-year. The big news is the addition of a new trim—the SRT Demon—which is the world’s first factory-production ...

Specs

2018 Ford Mustang
EcoBoost
2018 Dodge Challenger
GT
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
21 MPG
21 MPG
18 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
32 MPG
31 MPG
27 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15.5 gal 18.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
310 hp @ 5,500 RPM
310 hp @ 5,500 RPM
305 hp @ 6,350 RPM
Torque
350 lb-ft @ 3,000 RPM
350 lb-ft @ 3,000 RPM
268 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.5:1
9.5:1
10.2:1
Displacement
2,300 cc
2,300 cc
3,600 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.45 in x 3.7 in
3.45 in x 3.7 in
3.78 in x 3.27 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
Front Crash Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 4 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 45.1 in 42 in
Back Legroom 29 in 33.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.5 cu ft 16.2 cu ft
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 1,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 188.5 in 197.9 in
Width 81.9 in 85.8 in
Height 54.3 in 57.5 in
Wheelbase 107.1 in 116.2 in

Available Options

2018 Ford Mustang
EcoBoost

Exterior Colors

  • Ingot Silver Metallic
  • Kona Blue Metallic
  • Lightning Blue Metallic
  • Magnetic Metallic
  • Orange Fury Metallic Tri-Coat
  • Oxford White
  • Race Red
  • Royal Crimson Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
  • Ruby Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
  • Shadow Black
  • Triple Yellow Tri-Coat

Option Packages

  • MagneRide Damping System
  • Voice-Activated Touchscreen Navigation System
  • Wheel and Stripe Package
  • Black Accent Package
  • Ecoboost Performance Package
  • Equipment Group 101A
  • Transmission: 10-Speed Automatic with SelectShift
  • Wheels: 19" x 8.5" Polished Aluminum
  • Wheels: 19" x 9' Luster Nickel-Painted Forged Aluminum
2018 Dodge Challenger
GT

Exterior Colors

  • Billet Clearcoat
  • Destroyer Gray Clearcoat
  • F8 Green
  • Go Mango
  • Granite Pearlcoat
  • Indigo Blue
  • Maximum Steel Metallic Clearcoat
  • Octane Red Pearlcoat
  • Pitch Black Clearcoat
  • Redline Red Tricoat Pearl
  • Torred Clearcoat
  • White Knuckle Clearcoat
  • Yellow Jacket Clearcoat

Option Packages

  • Premium Sound Group
  • Radio: Uconnect 4C Nav with 8.4" Display
  • Driver Convenience Group
  • Blacktop Package
  • GT Interior Package
  • Technology Group
  • Power Sunroof

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