With the announcement that the Ford Mustang is now the best-selling sports coupe in the entire world, our planet has finally confirmed what we’ve known all along. And that’s that the Ford Mustang simply can’t be beat if you’re looking for a powerful, capable and efficient sports car to give you the ride of your life.
You may have noticed that we changed “sports coupe” to “sports car” in that last sentence. That’s because while the Ford Mustang may now be the best-selling sports coupe on the planet, it’s always been the absolute best sports car available. And that’s especially true now that the 2018 Ford Mustang has graced us with its presence. To show you exactly how the new Ford Mustang beats not only all other sports coupes, but all other sports sedans as well, we put together this 2018 Ford Mustang versus 2018 Dodge Charger head-to-head model comparison in which we’ll be comparing the two base trim levels of each model.
2018 Ford Mustang VS 2018 Dodge Charger 310 HP Horsepower 300 HP 350 lb-ft. Torque 264 lb-ft. 21 MPG City Gas Mileage 19 MPG 31 MPG Highway Gas Mileage 30 MPG
2018 Ford Mustang: More Horsepower, More Torque and Better Gas Mileage than the 2018 Dodge Charger
If you’re looking at purchasing a new sports car, the first thing you probably check out is what’s under the hood. Well, prepare to be amazed as the standard 2.3-liter EcoBoost four-cylinder engine of the 2018 Ford Mustang can pump out 310 horsepower and 350 pound-feet of torque, whereas the standard 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 engine of the 2018 Dodge Charger only provides you with a mere 300 horsepower and 264 pound-feet of torque.
The powerful and capable standard engine of the new Ford Mustang also gets you better gas mileage than the standard engine of the new Dodge Charger. More specifically, the 2018 Mustang’s 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine gets you up to 21 city miles per gallon and 31 highway miles per gallon. On the other hand, the 2018 Charger’s 3.6-liter Pentastar engine can only get you up to 19 city miles per gallon and 30 highway miles per gallon. So, with more power and better fuel efficiency, you can easily see why so many people choose the 2018 Ford Mustang over the 2018 Dodge Charger.
For more info on the 2018 Ford Mustang, including more on its other available engine and trim levels, please reach out to our friendly and knowledgeable Brandon Ford staff in Tampa, FL.