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2013 Dodge Challenger vs. Its Competition

 
2013 Dodge Challenger R/T Redline Live Shots
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The past several years, there's been a new bout of muscle-car wars, with both Chevy and Ford upping the ante but providing a different driving experience, in each case, to match their retro styling and vivid paint schemes.

The Chevrolet Camaro is a surprisingly sophisticated drive, although its cabin is tight and particularly lacking in headroom; it's a thrilling straight-line performer, and the 580-hp ZL1 coupe and convertible promise Corvette performance in the Camaro's more distinctive retro body.

The Mustang, with its live rear axle, is the scrappy underdog, yet in Shelby and Boss 302 form it's shockingly quick while offering a more user-friendly interior and nearly as many tech features as the Challenger.

The Hyundai Genesis Coupe isn't quite part of the pony-car crowd, but with an affordable price and rear-wheel drive, you can make an easy case for why it belongs here; for 2013, Hyundai gave both the base turbo-four version and the V-6 version of this coupe more power, and with more sophisticated tuning it's more fun than ever.

But if you want something that's sharper and better-enjoyed on the track, you should maybe instead consider the small, relatively light (and yes, more jarring) Nissan 370Z.

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The retro-themed 2013 Dodge Challenger is actually a comfortable touring coupe, but it can play to all the tire-scorching musclecar expectations when a Hemi's under the hood.
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The Chevy Camaro's no single-minded musclecar--there's good gas mileage and entertaining handling to be had, if you tick the right boxes.
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Don't let the brash sound and classic looks fool you; the Ford Mustang offers some of the best performance-car bang for the buck--delivered with surprising sophistication.
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When value counts, the 2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe is one of the most impressive performance cars on the market.
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While the performance-per-dollar value of the 2013 Nissan 370Z remains largely intact, enabling it to play with more expensive sports cars for less money, rising prices narrow that advantage.
MSRP From    
$26,295$23,345$22,200$24,250$33,120
Gas Mileage    
14 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy14 MPG City / 28 MPG Hwy15 MPG City / 29 MPG Hwy16 MPG City / 30 MPG Hwy17 MPG City / 26 MPG Hwy
Engine    
Gas V6Gas V6Gas V6Turbocharged Gas I4Gas V6
EPA Class    
MidsizeCompactCompactSubcompactTwo-Seater
Style Name    
2-Door Coupe SXT2-Door Coupe LS w/1LS2-Door Coupe V62-Door I4 2.0T Manual2-Door Coupe Manual
Drivetrain    
Rear Wheel DriveRear wheel driveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel driveRear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity    
54442
Passenger Doors    
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Body Style    
CoupeCoupeCoupeCoupe2 Door Coupe
Transmission    
AutomaticManualManualManualManual w/OD

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