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2021 Ford Mustang EcoBoost Convertible RWD
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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 Ford Mustang
EcoBoost Convertible RWD
MSRP
$32,705
Invoice
$31,397
Average Price Paid
$32,705
57 listings nationwide

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

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

2021 Ford Mustang
EcoBoost Convertible RWD
Fair Price
$32,986
Good Price
$31,253
Great Price
$30,262
2021 Dodge Challenger
GT AWD
Fair Price
$36,071
Good Price
$33,768
Great Price
$32,451

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Ford Mustang
EcoBoost Convertible RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$39,591
6 listings nationwide

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2021 Dodge Challenger
GT AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$40,294
12 listings nationwide

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

2021 Ford Mustang
EcoBoost Convertible RWD
SG writes:
Handling Ranked 2022 Volkswagen Golf GTI worse.
"Great car handling is great and reliable. Very comfortable driving car in any situation "
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. "
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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. "
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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."

Specs

2021 Ford Mustang
EcoBoost Convertible RWD
2021 Dodge Challenger
GT AWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
RWD
RWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
20 MPG
20 MPG
19 MPG
20 MPG
18 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
27 MPG
28 MPG
26 MPG
27 MPG
27 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15.5 gal 18.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
330 hp @ 6,000 RPM
310 hp @ 5,500 RPM
330 hp @ 6,000 RPM
310 hp @ 5,500 RPM
303 hp @ 6,350 RPM
Torque
350 lb-ft @ 3,000 RPM
350 lb-ft @ 3,000 RPM
350 lb-ft @ 3,000 RPM
350 lb-ft @ 3,000 RPM
268 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.5:1
9.5:1
9.5:1
9.5:1
10.2:1
Displacement
2,300 cc
2,300 cc
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
3.45 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
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
Rollover -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard 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 29.2 in 33.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 11.4 cu ft 16.2 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 1,272 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 1,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 188.5 in 197.9 in
Width 81.9 in 85.4 in
Height 54.9 in 58.4 in
Wheelbase 107.1 in 116 in

Available Options

2021 Ford Mustang
EcoBoost Convertible RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Antimatter Blue Metallic
  • Carbonized Gray 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

  • 2.3L High Performance Package
  • Active Valve Performance Exhaust
  • Black Accent Package
  • Ford Safe & Smart Package
  • Wheel & Stripe Package
  • Equipment Group 101A
  • Transmission: 10-Speed Selectshift Automatic
  • Wheels: 19" X 8.5" Polished Aluminum
  • Wheels: 19" X 9" Luster Nickel-Painted Forged Alum
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

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