When we compare the Chevrolet Camaro SS's and the Dodge Challenger R/T's specifications and ratings, the Chevrolet Camaro SS has the advantage in the areas of fuel efficiency, resale value and base engine power. The Dodge Challenger R/T has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, reliability, interior volume and overall quality score. Based on this comparison of the Chevrolet Camaro SS's and the Dodge Challenger R/T's specifications and ratings, the Dodge Challenger R/T is a better car than the Chevrolet Camaro SS.
Chevrolet Camaro SS vs. Dodge Challenger R/T Pricing
A used 2023 Chevrolet Camaro SS ranges from $45,089 to $59,629 while a used 2023 Dodge Challenger R/T is priced between $35,298 to $57,367. For a new model, the Chevrolet Camaro SS's price is between $43,365 and $56,933, with the Dodge Challenger R/T priced between $40,743 and $55,444.
Chevrolet Camaro SS vs. Dodge Challenger R/T Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Chevrolet Camaro SS loses 23.8 percent of its value and the Dodge Challenger R/T loses 24.4 percent of its value. This means the Chevrolet Camaro SS retains 0.7 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the Dodge Challenger R/T.
Chevrolet Camaro SS vs. Dodge Challenger R/T Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Chevrolet Camaro is 7.9 out of 10 while the Dodge Challenger's quality rating is 7.9 out of 10. This results in the Chevrolet Camaro being ranked 3 out of 15 Best Sports Cars and the Dodge Challenger being ranked 2 out of 15. Out of 11 Best Coupes, the Chevrolet Camaro is ranked 4 and the Dodge Challenger is ranked 3.
Chevrolet Camaro SS vs. Dodge Challenger R/T Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Chevrolet Camaro is 7.9 out of 10. For the Dodge Challenger the reliability rating is 8.0 out of 10. This gives the Dodge Challenger a slight advantage in reliability compared to the Chevrolet Camaro.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Chevrolet Camaro SS’s base engine makes 455 horsepower, and the Dodge Challenger R/T base engine makes 375 horsepower. The SS is rated to deliver an average of 19 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 456 miles. The R/T is rated to deliver an average of 18 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 426 miles. This gives the Chevrolet Camaro SS the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the Dodge Challenger R/T. Both models use premium unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
While both models are sports cars, the Dodge Challenger R/T 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 Chevrolet Camaro SS has the advantage in the area of front leg room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the Chevrolet Camaro SS and the Dodge Challenger R/T have the same average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars.