Compare 2010 Dodge Challenger vs 2010 Ford Mustang

2010 Dodge Challenger
2010 Ford Mustang
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2-Door Coupe SE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe SE 17 25 $22,610 $23,245
2-Door Coupe R/T 16 25 $29,617 $30,860
2-Door Coupe R/T Classic 16 25 $29,617 $30,860
2-Door Coupe SRT8 13 19 $39,156 $41,230
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2-Door Coupe V6
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe V6 18 26 $19,906 $21,395
2-Door Coupe V6 Premium 18 26 $22,606 $24,395
2-Door Convertible V6 18 26 $24,406 $26,395
2-Door Coupe GT 16 24 $26,206 $28,395
2-Door Convertible V6 Premium 18 26 $27,106 $29,395
2-Door Coupe GT Premium 16 24 $28,906 $31,395
2-Door Convertible GT 16 24 $30,706 $33,395
2-Door Convertible GT Premium 16 24 $33,406 $36,395
2-Door Coupe Shelby GT500 14 22 $42,236 $46,725
2-Door Convertible Shelby GT500 14 22 $46,686 $51,725
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,610
$19,906
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,245
$21,395
Monthly Payment Estimate
$387 / month
$357 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2010 Dodge Challenger is the most retro of 'em all, but don’t let that make you think it’s disappointing in features, comfort, or refinement. Nostalgia is still a big part of the appeal, but the 2010 Ford Mustang is now every bit a modern, refined sport coupe.
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Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
54.6 53.4
Second Leg Room (in)
32.6 29.8
Front Head Room (in)
39.3 38.5
Second Hip Room (in)
48.6 46.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.2 55.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
91.5 83.3
Second Head Room (in)
37.4 34.7
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.9 51.6
Front Leg Room (in)
42.0 42.4
Passenger Capacity
5 4
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in)
116.0 107.1
Liftover Height (in)
33.0 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.7 80.1
Track Width, Front (in)
63.0 62.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.7 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
197.7 188.1
Height, Overall (in)
57.1 55.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.1 62.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16.2 13.4
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 x 1.1 11.5 x 1.18
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
Yes 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 x 0.4 11.8 x 0.75
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.0 16
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.75 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.1 15.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.9 33.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
TBC NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/65R17 P215/60R17
Rear Tire Order Code
TW1 NA
Front Tire Size
P215/65R17 P215/60R17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
TW1 NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
100 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
1000 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 150
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3720 3400
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 17 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 17 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
10.8 12.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
730 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
SMPI Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
250 @ 3800 240 @ 3500
Engine Order Code
EGG 99N
Displacement
3.5L/214 4.0L/245
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
250 @ 6400 210 @ 5300
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
20 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 18
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.87 3.31
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.59 3.75
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 1.41
Trans Type
5 5
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear wheel drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83 0.72
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.16 3.53
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.19 2.19
Trans Order Code
DGJ 44F
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name
Dodge Challenger Ford Mustang
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
SLA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.13
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent 3-link solid axle
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Five-Link w/Panhard rod
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.3 8.9
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5 5

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