In comparing the Ford Shelby GT500's and the Chevrolet Camaro's specifications and ratings, the Ford Shelby GT500 has the advantage in the areas of interior volume and base engine power. The Chevrolet Camaro has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency. Based on this comparison of the Ford Shelby GT500's and the Chevrolet Camaro's specifications and ratings, the two cars are fairly comparable.
Ford Shelby GT500 vs. Chevrolet Camaro Pricing
A used 2014 Ford Shelby GT500 ranges from $45,997 to $75,020 while a used 2014 Chevrolet Camaro is priced between $11,995 to $29,998.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Ford Shelby GT500’s base engine makes 662 horsepower, and the Chevrolet Camaro base engine makes 323 horsepower. The Shelby GT500 is rated to deliver an average of 18 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 384 miles. The Camaro is rated to deliver an average of 20 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 532 miles. This gives the Chevrolet Camaro the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the Ford Shelby GT500. Both models use gasoline.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Ford Shelby GT500 has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, rear shoulder room, and cargo space. The Chevrolet Camaro has the advantage in the areas of front shoulder room, rear head room and rear leg room. The Ford Shelby GT500 and Chevrolet Camaro are comparable in regards to front leg room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
The Chevrolet Camaro has an average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars based on NHTSA's crash test ratings.