This article will compare the 2015 Ford Mustang vs 2015 Dodge Challenger in couple of categories including the engines and the styling. How will the 2015 Ford Mustang compare to other popular sports cars made in the United States.
2015 Ford Mustang vs 2015 Dodge Challenger Engines
Both of these vehicles are known for performance and have been competing since the 1960’s. The word is that the Challenger will come out with a V8 engine that is new to the industry and produces about 640 horse power. The 2015 Ford Mustang offers the 5.0L V8 as it’s largest power source available which puts out about 420 horse power. That’s over a 200 horse difference from the Challenger. Dodge produced the Challenger SRT that had a 6.2L Hemi with 470 horse power and, so even the current Challenger has a higher output motor than the upcoming 2015 Ford Mustang. Ford is also giving the option of a 2.3L four-cylinder engine for those commuters wanting a nice looking ride. While this might be the right choice at the pumps, it shows Ford prefers to appeal to a larger variety of consumers rather than muscle car fans.
When it comes to the style, the 2015 Ford Mustang it has a style that will appeal to people around the world with a more European feel. This may help Ford with popularity and even enhance sales numbers. But, it may cause negative responses from the sports car fans or the Mustang followers wanting that muscle car look. Some people may even say they can see a hint of the Ford Taurus or Fusion in the Mustang design.
When it comes to the style, the 2015 Dodge Challenger it has some style similar to most midsized sedans and some commuters. It can even be compared to some family sedans in certain aspects of the design in the interior. Overall, it maintains the muscle car image which will definitely attract the true muscle car fans.
It depends what your looking for, the Dodge may be the right choice for muscle car folks and performance fans. But, for a person looking for a nice car with a familiar name, then the Ford may be the right choice. If you want an muscle car then the Dodge Challenger is the way to go.
The truth of the mater is that the true die hard Ford lovers will probably prefer the 2015 Ford Mustang and the true die hard Dodge lovers will probably prefer the 2015 Dodge Challenger.