The muscle car is simultaneously an iconic piece of American history, and an ongoing example of the power, performance and grace that is possible with cutting-edge automotive design. In this 2017 Dodge Challenger vs 2017 Ford Mustang comparison, we are going to pit two giants of the segment against each other to see which one can satisfy both the practical and visceral needs of drivers. Both models have two doors and several powertrain and trim options.
The 2017 Ford Mustang comes with seating for up to four passengers, and is available in either the hard-top fastback or a soft-top convertible body style. The 2017 Dodge Challenger comes only in the coupe body style, but it has seating for up to five passengers. The 2017 Mustang is available with three powertrain options, while the 2017 Challenger offers up to four choices. The base Dodge Challenger SXT is powered by a 3.6-liter V-6 engine rated for 305 horsepower and 268 pound-feet of torque, while the base 2017 Mustang V-6 has a 3.7-liter engine rated for 300 horsepower and 280 pound-feet of torque.
Either of these two-door speed machines can deliver engaging and attractive driving, but those in the market for unstoppable horsepower will have to opt for the Dodge model in this 2017 Dodge Challenger vs 2017 Ford Mustang comparison. The 2017 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat model comes with a supercharged 6.2-liter V-8 engine that cranks out 707 horsepower and 650 pound-feet of torque. The most engine output available on the 2017 Ford Mustang comes in the GT trim with its 5.0-liter V-8 engine rated for 435 horsepower and 400 pound-feet of torque.
Of course, sheer power isn't the only measure of a vehicle: features and interior space can also play a part in deciding what vehicle is right for you. In this comparison, the 2017 Dodge Challenger also offers the most trunk space (which can make it a practical driving option as well as a thrilling one) and attractive standard features like dual-zone automatic climate control, a powered driver's seat, and a five-inch infotainment control screen, none of which come standard on the 2017 Mustang.
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