When comparing the 2019 Ford Mustang's and the 2019 Dodge Challenger's specifications and ratings, the 2019 Ford Mustang has the advantage in the areas of fuel efficiency, reliability, resale value, overall quality score and base engine power. The 2019 Dodge Challenger has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for used cars, and interior volume. Based on this comparison of the 2019 Ford Mustang's and the 2019 Dodge Challenger's specifications and ratings, the 2019 Ford Mustang is a better car than the 2019 Dodge Challenger.
2019 Ford Mustang vs. 2019 Dodge Challenger Pricing
A used 2019 Ford Mustang ranges from $21,988 to $56,832 while a used 2019 Dodge Challenger is priced between $20,994 to $68,499.
2019 Ford Mustang vs. 2019 Dodge Challenger Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the 2019 Ford Mustang loses 21 percent of its value and the 2019 Dodge Challenger loses 24.4 percent of its value. This means the 2019 Ford Mustang retains 3.4 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the 2019 Dodge Challenger.
2019 Ford Mustang vs. 2019 Dodge Challenger Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Ford Mustang is 8.3 out of 10 while the Dodge Challenger's quality rating is 7.9 out of 10. This results in the Ford Mustang being ranked 1 out of 15 Best Sports Cars and the Dodge Challenger being ranked 2 out of 15. Out of 11 Best Coupes, the Ford Mustang is ranked 2 and the Dodge Challenger is ranked 3.
2019 Ford Mustang vs. 2019 Dodge Challenger Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Ford Mustang is 8.4 out of 10. For the Dodge Challenger the reliability rating is 8.0 out of 10. This gives the Ford Mustang a slight advantage in reliability compared to the Dodge Challenger.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the 2019 Ford Mustang’s base engine makes 310 horsepower, and the 2019 Dodge Challenger base engine makes 305 horsepower. The Mustang is rated to deliver an average of 25 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 481 miles. The Challenger is rated to deliver an average of 23 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 555 miles.This gives the 2019 Ford Mustang the advantage in fuel efficiency and the 2019 Dodge Challenger the advantage in maximum range. Both models use regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
While both models are sports cars, the 2019 Dodge Challenger has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and cargo space. The 2019 Ford Mustang has the advantage in the area of front leg room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the 2019 Ford Mustang and the 2019 Dodge Challenger have the same average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars.