2023 Dodge Challenger vs. 2023 Ford Mustang | NewCars.com

2023 Dodge Challenger vs. 2023 Ford Mustang Review

Picture of the 2023 Dodge Challenger

2023 Dodge

MSRP*: $32,800 to $68,600
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2023 Ford

MSRP*: $27,770 to $55,570
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MPG - City 13 - 19 MPG 15 - 21 MPG
MPG - Hwy 21 - 30 MPG 23 - 32 MPG
Seating Capacity 2 - 5 seats 2 - 4 seats
Cargo Space Info not available Info not available
  • 303-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 372-hp, 5.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 485-hp, 6.4-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 807-hp, 6.2-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 310-hp, 2.3-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 450-hp, 5.0-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 470-hp, 5.0-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission Automatic, Manual Automatic
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Horsepower 303 - 807 hp 310 - 470 hp
Exterior Length 197.5 - 197.9 in 188.3 in
Exterior Width 75.7 - 78.3 in 75.4 in
Leg Room Front 42.0 in
Rear 33.1 in
Front 44.5 in
Rear 30.6 in
Head Room Front 39.3 in
Rear 37.1 in
Front 37.6 in
Rear 34.8 in

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Dodge Challenger than the Ford Mustang. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Dodge Challenger and the Ford Mustang in the front seats.

You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Dodge Challenger as you will with the Ford Mustang, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Dodge Challenger is somewhat more expensive than the Ford Mustang.

The Dodge Challenger is about the same width as the Ford Mustang. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Dodge Challenger, which is slightly longer than the Ford Mustang.

The Dodge Challenger has about the same turning radius as the Ford Mustang, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

The Dodge Challenger has less horsepower than the Ford Mustang, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

With similar torque, the Dodge Challenger and the Ford Mustang do an equal job of transmitting their engine's power to their wheels.

The Dodge Challenger offers greater seating capacity than the Ford Mustang, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around.