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Dodge Charger vs. Ford Mustang

In comparing the Dodge Charger to the Ford Mustang, the Dodge Charger has the advantage in the areas of interior volume and overall quality score. The Ford Mustang 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 base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Dodge Charger versus the Ford Mustang, the Ford Mustang is a better car than the Dodge Charger.

Dodge Charger versus Ford Mustang Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used Dodge Charger ranges from $27,492 to $75,845 while a used Ford Mustang from the same model year range is priced between $26,996 to $93,983. For a new model, the Dodge Charger's price is between $30,879 and $58,399, with the Ford Mustang priced between $30,374 and $96,922.

Dodge Charger versus Ford Mustang Quality Rating

The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Dodge Charger is 8.8 out of 10 while the Ford Mustang's quality rating is 8.4 out of 10. This results in the Dodge Charger being ranked 2 out of 8 Best Large Cars and the Ford Mustang being ranked 1 out of 14 Best Sports Cars.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Dodge Charger’s base engine makes 292 horsepower, and the Ford Mustang base engine makes 310 horsepower. The Charger is rated to deliver an average of 23 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 555 miles. The Mustang is rated to deliver an average of 24 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 450 miles. Both models use regular unleaded.

Passenger Space Comparison

The Dodge Charger, a large car, 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 trunk space. The Ford Mustang, a sports car, has the advantage in the area of front leg room.

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2022 Dodge Charger

2022 Ford Mustang

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$30,879 - $58,399

Used Asking Price:

$27,492 - $75,845

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

36.2%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$30,374 - $96,922

Used Asking Price:

$26,996 - $93,983

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

21%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.8 / 10

Reliability:

8.1 / 10

Retained Value:

8.4 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.4 / 10

Reliability:

8.6 / 10

Retained Value:

8.2 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

2 / 8
2 / 8
3 / 8
5 / 8

iSeeCars Rankings

1 / 14
1 / 14
1 / 14
3 / 14

Summary Review

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Summary Review

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Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Available Body Styles

Sedan

Available Body Styles

Convertible

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

R/T, Scat Pack, SRT Hellcat Widebody, GT, Police, Scat Pack Widebody, SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody, SXT

Trim Levels

EcoBoost, GT Premium, EcoBoost Premium

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

5 years / 60000 miles

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

292 hp @ 6350 rpm

Torque:

260 foot-lbs @ 4800 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.074 hp per pound

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

310 hp @ 5500 rpm

Torque:

350 foot-lbs @ 3000 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.088 hp per pound

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

3.6 liters

Engine Configuration:

V

Number of Cylinders:

6

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

RWD / AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

19 / 30 / 23

Range (city/hwy):

352 / 555 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2.3 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Manual

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

RWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

21 / 29 / 24

Range (city/hwy):

326 / 450 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

N/A

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Available

Android Auto:

Available

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

N/A

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

N/A

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Available

Pedestrian Detection:

N/A

Lane Departure Warning:

Available

Lane Keeping Assist:

Available

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Available

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Available

360-Degree Camera:

N/A

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

N/A

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

38.6 inches

Front Leg Room:

41.8 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

59.5 inches

Rear Head Room:

36.6 inches

Rear Leg Room:

40.1 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

57.9 inches

Cargo Space:

16.5 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

104.7 cubic feet

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

37.6 inches

Front Leg Room:

45.1 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

56.3 inches

Rear Head Room:

34.8 inches

Rear Leg Room:

29 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

52.2 inches

Cargo Space:

13.5 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

82.8 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3940 lbs

Width:

82.7 inches

Height:

57.8 inches

Length:

198.4 inches

Wheelbase:

120 inches

Ground Clearance:

5.2 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3515 lbs

Width:

81.9 inches

Height:

54.3 inches

Length:

188.5 inches

Wheelbase:

107.1 inches

Ground Clearance:

Not yet available

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

17.0 x 7.0 inches

Wheel Type:

painted aluminum

Tire Size:

P215/65R17

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

17.0 x 7.5 inches

Wheel Type:

painted aluminum

Tire Size:

P235/55R17