2017 Dodge Challenger vs. 2017 Ford Mustang for Chicago, IL

The Dodge Challenger and the Ford Mustang are two of the most popular sports cars available in Chicago. Rich heritage, ample power, and comfortable cockpits will take your commute to the next level in either coupe. To help you come to a conclusion on which to buy, the 2017 Dodge Challenger SXT and 2017 Ford Mustang EcoBoost® Fastback have been compared in the details below.

2017 Dodge Challenger Burnout

Please don't hesitate to contact the team at Midway Dodge in Chicago at (888) 416-9124 with any questions about our 2017 Dodge Challengers for sale.

2017 Dodge Challenger vs. 2017 Ford Mustang: Performance & Handling

With so much muscle at your disposal, exceptional handling is imperative, and the 2017 Challenger delivers exactly that. Its responsive steering and quick-shifting eight-speed automatic transmission will liven your commute regardless of its duration. Though the 2017 Mustang is lighter than the new Challenger, its suspension system isn't as well tuned, causing ride quality to suffer. If you're curious about the metrics for the engine included on the new Challenger, check out the table below.


2017 Dodge Challenger SXT


3.6L Pentastar® V6


305 HP @ 6,350 RPM


268 lb.-ft. @ 4,800 RPM


8-speed TorqueFlite® automatic


19/ 30 MPG

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2017 Dodge Challenger Exterior View

2017 Dodge Challenger vs. 2017 Ford Mustang: Exterior Design & Features

Signature design elements such as quad halo headlights on the Dodge Challenger and tri-bar taillights on the Ford Mustang hold on to the retro aesthetics America's come to expect. However, as handsome and eye-catching as the Mustang is, it can't compete with the Challenger's sleek and modern-looking style.

Available exterior features:

  • 18-in. aluminum alloy wheels
  • Satin chrome grille with 'Challenger' badge
  • Heated power side mirrors
  • LED split taillamps
  • Variable intermittent windshield wipers

Would you like more in-depth information about the 2017 Dodge Challenger available for sale at our Dodge dealership in Chicago? Learn more from our Dodge Challenger review.

2017 Dodge Challenger Interior Console

2017 Dodge Challenger vs. 2017 Ford Mustang: Interior Design & Features

Though both the Dodge Challenger and Ford Mustang use high-quality materials and advanced entertainment systems, the Challenger creates a more preferable driving experience with its roomy cabin and user-friendly tech features.

  • Regular cloth seating is standard for the Ford coupe, while premium cloth sport seats provide more comfort and style to the Dodge Challenger.
  • The Uconnect® multimedia bundle outperforms the Ford SYNC® infotainment system because it's more responsive and intuitive than SYNC®.
  • 1-in. of rear legroom, 16.2 cu.-ft. of trunk space, and 60/40-splitting rear seats are offered by the Challenger, providing more cabin volume and cargo space than the Ford Mustang.

Do you want to experience the incredible muscle behind the 2017 Dodge Challenger during your daily commute? Browse the inventory of Midway Dodge in Chicago, IL for your favorite coupe, and then schedule a test drive by calling (888) 416-9124.

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