2018 Ford Mustang vs 2018 Dodge Challenger
Are you in search of unrivaled thrills and performance when you get behind the wheel? Do you crave horsepower-driven thrills? Armed with an improved powertrain arsenal, a refined style, innovative technology and an affordable price tag, the iconic Ford Mustang will deliver on all counts. Learn more about the next-generation Ford Mustang with this 2018 Ford Mustang vs 2018 Dodge Challenger comparison that pits two iconic muscle cars against one another.
Tailor-made for performance-tuned thrills, the 2018 Ford Mustang is a fan favorite at Marshal Mize Ford. When drivers opt for the Ford Mustang, they will have a choice of four standard trim levels and two track-ready models – EcoBoost®, EcoBoost® Premium, GT, GT Premium, the Shelby GT350® and the Shelby GT350R® -- that can be tailored to fit your specifications. Updates to the Ford Mustang resume include a more powerful 5.0-liter V-8, a 10-speed automatic transmission, a MagneRide® suspension, Drag Strip Mode, a customizable 12-inch LCD display, advanced safety systems and a refreshed style.
|2018 Ford Mustang||VS||2018 Dodge Challenger|
|310-Horsepower 2.3-Liter EcoBoost® Four-Cylinder||Standard Engine||305-Horsepower 3.6-Liter V-6|
|10-Speed SelectShift® Automatic||Transmission||TorqueFlite 8-Speed Automatic|
What Are the Differences Between the Ford Mustang and Dodge Challenger?
Power and performance at a budget-friendly price is a trademark of the 2018 Ford Mustang. With a price tag that starts at just $25,585, the Ford Mustang is an affordable automotive masterpiece and a clear-cut winner in this 2018 Ford Mustang vs 2018 Dodge Challenger comparison. New 2018 Dodge Challenger models start at $26,995 and deliver sub-par performance when compared to the Ford Mustang.
When you get behind the wheel of the Ford Mustang EcoBoost®, you will enjoy the mechanical machinations of a 310-horsepower 2.3-liter EcoBoost® four-cylinder power core that will make 350 pound-feet of torque. Paired with a new 10-speed automatic transmission, the Mustang EcoBoost® will make 32 mpg on the highway. A do-it-yourself six-speed manual transmission is available as well. The Dodge Challenger counters with a lackluster 305-horsepower 3.6-liter V-6 that makes just 268 pound-feet of torque and 30 mpg on the highway with an eight-speed automatic.
Are you looking for an upgrade in performance? Mustang GT models employ a 460-horsepower 5.0-liter V-8 that makes 420 pound-feet of torque. Available with a 10-speed automatic or a refined six-speed manual, the 5.0-liter Mustang will earn 25 mpg on the highway and deliver peerless performance. Track-focused Shelby GT350® and GT350R® models employ a top-of-the-line 526-horsepower 5.2-liter V-8.
Power upgrades for the Dodge Challenger include a 375-horsepower 5.7-liter V-8, a 485-horsepower 6.4-liter V-8 and a supercharged 707-horsepower 6.2-liter V-8 that will cost you a pretty penny. A perfect combination of straight-line speed and precision handling make the 2018 Ford Mustang a favorite in this debate. While there is no doubt that the Dodge Challenger has power, the Ford Mustang promises impressive power and nimble handling with an available MagneRide® suspension system.
Visit Marshal Mize Ford today to get behind the wheel of the 2018 Ford Mustang in Chattanooga!