2017 Ford Mustang vs 2017 Dodge Charger

The Ford Mustang has been the epitome of success among high-performance muscle cars for a long time, and the Mustang still turn heads when it goes down the street. But make no mistake; the Mustang is more than just a pretty face. With the 2017 Mustang’s sharp handling and power under the hood, the Mustang is back and better than ever for the 2017 model year.

So how does this classic American muscle car compare with other high-quality vehicles in its class? We’re putting it to the test in a head-to-head comparison against one of its toughest competitors: the 2017 Dodge Charger. Read on for a detailed look at the features and specifications offered by both powerful cars!

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2017 Ford Mustang vs 2017 Dodge Charger
$25,185 Starting MSRP $27,995
3.7-liter V6: 300 hp; 280 lb.-ft. Base Engine Specs 3.6-liter V6: 292 hp; 260 lb.-ft.
5.7 seconds Acceleration (0-60 mph) 6.6 seconds
Ten Trim Levels Eight

The 2017 Dodge Charger comes in eight trim levels: SE, SXT, R/T, Daytona, R/T Scat Pack, Daytona 392, SRT® 392, and SRT® Hellcat. Four engine options are available: a 3.6-liter Pentastar® V6 engine that generates 292 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque, a 5.7-liter HEMI® V8 engine that delivers 370 horsepower and 395 pound-feet of torque, a 392 HEMI® V8 that kicks out 485 horsepower and 475 pound-feet of torque, and the top-of-the-line supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI® SRT Hellcat V8 engine that makes 707 horsepower and 650 pound-feet of torque. The 2017 Charger comes available with additional packages such as the Blacktop® Package, Rallye Group, Plus Group, and Premium Group.

The 2017 Ford Mustang comes in ten trim levels, allowing drivers to pick and choose the features and specifications that matter most to them. Trim levels include V6 Fastback, EcoBoost® Fastback, V6 Convertible, EcoBoost® Premium Fastback, GT Fastback, EcoBoost® Premium Convertible, GT Premium Fastback, GT Premium Convertible, Shelby GT350® and Shelby® GT350R. Four engine options are available, with each delivering at least 300 horsepower and 280 pound-feet of torque. Engine options include a 3.7-liter engine that generates 300 horsepower and 280 pound-feet of torque, a 2.3-liter EcoBoost® engine that makes 310 horsepower and 320 pound-feet of torque, a 5.0-liter V8 that kicks out 435 horsepower and 400 pound-feet of torque, and the top-of-the-line 5.2-liter V8 delivers 526 horsepower and 429 pound-feet of torque. Available packages car shoppers can choose to add on to their 2017 Mustang include the Enhanced Security Package, EcoBoost® Performance Package, Interior & Wheel Package, Wheel & Stripe Package, Black Accent Package, GT Performance Package, Pony Package, Premier Trim with Color Accent Group, California Special Package, Electronics Package,Convenience Package, and R Package.

Drivers interested in meeting the 2017 Ford Mustang up close and in person are encouraged to schedule an obligation-free test drive online or stop in and see us at our location in Alexandria. Car shoppers with questions about the classic muscle car are invited to contact a member of our team today!

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