In comparing the Dodge Challenger's and the Tesla Model S's specifications and ratings, the Dodge Challenger has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and resale value. The Tesla Model S has the advantage in the areas of reliability, interior volume, overall quality score and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Dodge Challenger's and the Tesla Model S's specifications and ratings, the Tesla Model S is a better car than the Dodge Challenger.
Dodge Challenger vs. Tesla Model S Pricing
A used 2023 Dodge Challenger ranges from $29,267 to $139,999 while a used 2023 Tesla Model S is priced between $67,881 to $104,260.
Dodge Challenger vs. Tesla Model S Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Dodge Challenger loses 24.4 percent of its value and the Tesla Model S loses 52.3 percent of its value. This means the Dodge Challenger retains 27.8 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the Tesla Model S.
Dodge Challenger vs. Tesla Model S Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Dodge Challenger is 7.9 out of 10 while the Tesla Model S's quality rating is 8.8 out of 10. This results in the Dodge Challenger being ranked 2 out of 15 Best Sports Cars and the Tesla Model S being ranked 1 out of 27 Best Electric Cars.
Dodge Challenger vs. Tesla Model S Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Dodge Challenger is 8.0 out of 10. For the Tesla Model S the reliability rating is 9.4 out of 10. This gives the Tesla Model S an advantage in reliability compared to the Dodge Challenger.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Dodge Challenger’s base engine makes 303 horsepower, and the Tesla Model S base engine makes 670 horsepower.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Tesla Model S, a electric large car, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front leg room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and cargo space. The Dodge Challenger, a sports car, has the advantage in the area of front shoulder room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
The Dodge Challenger has an average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars based on NHTSA's crash test ratings.