Compare 2009 Dodge Challenger vs 2010 Ford Mustang

2009 Dodge Challenger
2010 Ford Mustang
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2-Door Coupe R/T
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Challenger 2-Door Coupe R/T 16 25 $28,170 $30,220
Challenger 2-Door Coupe SE 17 25 $20,890 $22,220
Challenger 2-Door Coupe SRT8 13 19 $37,270 $40,220
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2-Door Conv GT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Mustang 2-Door Conv GT 16 24 $30,706 $33,395
Mustang 2-Door Conv GT Premium 16 24 $33,406 $36,395
Mustang 2-Door Conv Shelby GT500 14 22 $46,686 $51,725
Mustang 2-Door Conv V6 18 26 $24,406 $26,395
Mustang 2-Door Conv V6 Premium 18 26 $27,106 $29,395
Mustang 2-Door Coupe GT 16 24 $26,206 $28,395
Mustang 2-Door Coupe GT Premium 16 24 $28,906 $31,395
Mustang 2-Door Coupe Shelby GT500 14 22 $42,236 $46,725
Mustang 2-Door Coupe V6 18 26 $19,906 $21,395
Mustang 2-Door Coupe V6 Premium 18 26 $22,606 $24,395
Pricing
Invoice Price
$28,170
$30,706
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$30,220
$33,395
Monthly Payment Estimate
$504 / month
$557 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
Let the burnouts begin! The Ford Mustang finally has another domestic competitor. 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
16 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize sedan Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
32.6 29.8
Front Head Room (in)
39.3 38.8
Second Hip Room (in)
48.6 45.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.2 55.3
Passenger Capacity
5 4
Second Head Room (in)
37.4 36.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.9 45.0
Front Leg Room (in)
42.0 42.4
Front Hip Room (in)
54.6 53.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
91.5 81.0
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
63.0 62.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
197.7 188.2
Height, Overall (in)
57.1 56.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.1 62.6
Wheelbase (in)
116.0 107.1
Liftover Height (in)
33.0 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.7 80.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16.2 9.6
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.6 x 1.1 12.4 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
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.0 16
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.1 15.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.9 37.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.75 - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
TWN NA
Front Tire Size
P235/55VR18 P235/50WR18
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
TWN NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/55VR18 P235/50WR18
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
1000 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
100 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3937 3651
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
NA - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 7.5 18 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 7.5 18 x 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
14.7 14.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
730 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
372 @ 5200 315 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System
SMPI Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
401 @ 4200 325 @ 4250
Engine Order Code
EZH 99H
Displacement
5.7L/345 4.6L/281
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 16
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
19 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 24
Transmission
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear wheel drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83 0.62
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.16 3.38
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.19 2.00
Trans Order Code
DGJ 44F
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.06 3.55
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 3.38
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 1.32
Trans Type
5 5
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 2 Door Convertible
Vehicle Name
Dodge Challenger Ford Mustang
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.87
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
SLA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.34
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent 3-link solid axle
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
five-link w/Panhard rod
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson strut
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5 4
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- 9.8

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