The fierce competition between Ford and Chevrolet has been going on ever since both companies were founded. And it’s not going to die down anytime soon. But it’s perhaps never been more competitive than it will be during the 2018 model year, especially where the new Ford Mustang and new Chevrolet Corvette Stingray are concerned.
That’s because the new Mustang is starting the 2018 model year as the best-selling sports coupe on the planet, while the new Corvette Stingray is using the 2018 model year to celebrate the 65th anniversary of the Corvette lineup. So, the question now is – which model will have a better 2018? Well, we’re going to find that out right here with this 2018 Ford Mustang versus 2018 Chevy Corvette Stingray head-to-head model comparison.
2018 Ford Mustang VS 2018 Chevy Corvette Stingray 2 Engine Choices 1 460 HP & 420 lb-ft. Torque Max Power Ratings 455 HP & 460 lb-ft. Torque 21/31 MPG City/Highway Fuel Efficiency 16/26 MPG 82.8 ft.3 Total Passenger Volume 52 ft.3
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As you can see in the table above, the 2018 Ford Mustang bests its Chevy counterpart in pretty much every way possible. But before we get into all of that, we want to point something out that makes the advantages of the new Ford Mustang even more impressive. And that’s the fact that the starting price for a 2018 Ford Mustang is only $25,585, whereas the starting price for a 2018 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray is a whopping $56,490.
With that out of the way, let’s now take a look at some of the other advantages the 2018 Ford Mustang holds over the 2018 Chevy Corvette Stingray. For starters, you have more engines to choose from with a 2018 Mustang. And those engines are more powerful and more fuel efficient than the engine of the new Chevy Corvette Stingray. In fact, the most powerful 2018 Mustang engine offers 460 horsepower and 420 pound-feet of torque while getting up to 21 miles per gallon in the city and 31 miles per gallon on the highway, whereas the new Chevy Corvette Stingray’s engine offers 455 horsepower and 460 pound-feet of torque while getting only 16 miles per gallon in the city and 26 miles per gallon on the highway.
There’s also more room for you and your passengers in a 2018 Ford Mustang than there is in a 2018 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray. More specifically, the new Ford Mustang provides 82.8 cubic-feet of total passenger space, while the new Chevy Corvette Stingray provides only 52 cubic-feet of total passenger space.
If you’d like to learn more about the 2018 Ford Mustang lineup, please contact our Brandon Ford staff in Tampa, FL.