The New 2017 Ford Mustang Vs. The 2017 Dodge Challenger Information From Lakewood Ford
If you're one of the many whose ultimate goal is a sports car of your own, come see us at Lakewood Ford to learn more about the exciting new 2017 Ford Mustang. To show you just how great a value the 2017 Mustang is, we're putting it head-to-head against the Dodge Challenger, a well-respected rival. Take a look at the details below and, when you're ready to feel the power from behind the wheel, see us for a test drive at Lakewood Ford.
| 2017 Ford Mustang || || 2017 Dodge Challenger |
| $26,085 - $64,545 || MSRP Range || $28,090 - $65,290 |
| 6-Speed Manual || Base Coupe Model Transmission || 8-Speed Automatic |
| Standard || Rearview Camera || Optional |
| 44.5 Inches || Front Leg Room || 42 Inches |
| 2017 Ford Mustang |
| 2017 Dodge Challenger |
| $26,085 - $64,545 |
| MSRP Range |
| $28,090 - $65,290 |
| 6-Speed Manual |
| Base Coupe Model Transmission |
| 8-Speed Automatic |
| Standard |
| Rearview Camera |
| Optional |
| 44.5 Inches |
| Front Leg Room |
| 42 Inches |
2017 Ford Mustang vs. Dodge Challenger: Design Comparison
Both the 2017 Ford Mustang and the Dodge Challenger are two-door sport coupes that honor their classic appearance with a modern update, inside and out. The Mustang is available as a convertible while the Challenger is not and both are available in different special editions. On the inside, the Ford Mustang and the Dodge Challenger are comparable when it comes to front hip room, rear hip room and rear shoulder room while the Mustang has a big edge in front leg room.
2017 Ford Mustang vs. Dodge Challenger: Performance Facts
At the base trim level, both the 2017 Mustang and the Challenger are powered by similarly sized V6 engines capable of comparable horsepower and fuel economy. The Mustang has an edge in torque at this trim level and, if you opt for the EcoBoost turbo 4-cylinder engine in the Mustang, you get an even bigger boost in torque and horsepower while drastically increasing fuel economy. Rear-wheel drive is the drivetrain for all Mustang and Challenger models but only the Mustang offers a 6-speed manual transmission at every trim level. The Challenger starts out with an 8-speed automatic that's more "Soccer Mom" than "Sports Car." Powerful V8 engines are available in both vehicles as you climb the trim level ladder.
2017 Ford Mustang vs. Dodge Challenger: Safety Information
Both the 2017 Ford Mustang and the Dodge Challenger come with standard safety features such as multiple airbags, traction control and stability control. A rearview camera and emergency telematics are standard in the Mustang but you have to pay extra if you want these features in the Challenger. Both vehicles earned 5 stars in NHTSA crash testing but if you look closer, you'll find that the Mustang earned 5 stars in all categories while the Challenger was only able to muster 4 stars in the critical tests such as frontal crash protection and rollover protection.
Get a Great Deal on an Exciting New 2017 Ford at Lakewood Ford
When you're ready to get behind the wheel of your next new Ford, there's no better place to do it in the Puget Sound region than Lakewood Ford. Not only do we feature a wide variety of new Ford cars, trucks, vans and SUVs at great prices, but our frequently updated special offers will save you even more. We also offer a great selection of top quality pre-owned vehicles, some under $10,000, and we make valuing your trade-in or even selling us your old vehicle easy. Any of our friendly sales professionals will be delighted to assist you in finding the perfect vehicle for your lifestyle and our caring finance team can work with just about any credit situation. You can find us at 11503 Pacific Hwy SW, Lakewood, WA 98499, easy to get to from Tacoma, Olympia or Puyallup. We look forward to working with you at Lakewood Ford!