When comparing the Dodge Challenger GT's and the Ford Mustang GT's specifications and ratings, the Dodge Challenger GT has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency and interior volume. The Ford Mustang GT has the advantage in the areas of reliability, resale value, overall quality score and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Dodge Challenger GT's and the Ford Mustang GT's specifications and ratings, the two cars are fairly comparable.
Dodge Challenger GT vs. Ford Mustang GT Pricing
A used 2023 Dodge Challenger GT ranges from $33,631 to $44,760 while a used 2023 Ford Mustang GT is priced between $38,575 to $51,055. For a new model, the Dodge Challenger GT's price is between $33,364 and $46,619, with the Ford Mustang GT priced between $38,315 and $49,448.
Dodge Challenger GT vs. Ford Mustang GT Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Dodge Challenger GT loses 24.4 percent of its value and the Ford Mustang GT loses 21 percent of its value. This means the Ford Mustang GT retains 3.4 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the Dodge Challenger GT.
Dodge Challenger GT vs. Ford Mustang GT Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Dodge Challenger is 7.9 out of 10 while the Ford Mustang's quality rating is 8.3 out of 10. This results in the Dodge Challenger being ranked 2 out of 15 Best Sports Cars and the Ford Mustang being ranked 1 out of 15. Out of 11 Best Coupes, the Dodge Challenger is ranked 3 and the Ford Mustang is ranked 2.
Dodge Challenger GT vs. Ford Mustang GT Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Dodge Challenger is 8.0 out of 10. For the Ford Mustang the reliability rating is 8.4 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 Dodge Challenger GT’s base engine makes 303 horsepower, and the Ford Mustang GT base engine makes 450 horsepower. The GT is rated to deliver an average of 23 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 555 miles. The GT is rated to deliver an average of 18 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 384 miles. This gives the Dodge Challenger GT the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the Ford Mustang GT. Both models use regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
While both models are sports cars, the Dodge Challenger GT 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 Ford Mustang GT has the advantage in the area of front leg room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the Dodge Challenger GT and the Ford Mustang GT have the same average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars.