2018 Dodge Challenger SXT Plus vs. 2018 Ford Mustang Ecoboost vs. 2018 Chevy Camarao 1LT side by side comparison image

2018 Mustang vs. Camaro vs. Challenger: Who Rules the Road?

Are you searching for a muscle car that will satisfy your need for speed and love of the open road? With a number of viable options available, it can be difficult to determine which one has the performance, design, and comfort features you require. The muscle car experts at Simi Valley Dodge have created the following comparison between the 2018 Ford Mustang, 2018 Chevy Camaro, and 2018 Dodge Challenger to help you decide which of the three highly popular vehicles you want to add to your driveway.

The following page will take a closer look at the 2018 Ford Mustang EcoBoost® Premium Fastback, starting at $30,600 MSRP, the 2018 Chevy Camaro 1LT, starting at $27,695 MSRP, and the 2018 Dodge Challenger SXT Plus, starting at $29,995 MSRP. Contact an expert at Simi Valley Dodge at (805) 624-5705 with any initial questions.

2018 Dodge Challenger SXT Plus engine

Mustang vs. Camaro vs. Challenger: Engine and Performance

Do you want your muscle car to have a growling engine that provides incredible power? It is no secret that the 2018 Mustang, 2018 Camaro, and 2018 Challenger have fantastic engines. Our experts have done the research to find out which car takes the cake when it comes to performance.

With a 0-60 MPH time of 6.1 seconds and a top speed of over 150 MPH, our experts agree that you will find that the 2018 Dodge Challenger SXT Plus provides the most exhilarating driving experience. While the Ford Mustang provides slightly more horsepower, it is only equipped with a 6-speed transmission. The Chevy Camaro and Dodge Challenger come standard with an 8-speed transmission. You'll notice the Chevy Camaro does not provide the same level of horsepower as the Dodge Challenger. Additional engine specs can be found below.


2018 Ford Mustang EcoBoost® Premium Fastback

2018 Chevy Camaro 1LT

2018 Dodge Challenger SXT Plus


2.3L EcoBoost® I4

2.0L Turbo I4

3.6L V6


310 HP

275 HP

305 HP


350 lb.-ft.

295 lb.-ft.

268 lb.-ft.

2018 Dodge Challenger SXT Plus Interior

Mustang vs. Camaro vs. Challenger: Interior Design

Whether you're taking your sports car to the track or for a spin on the freeway, you want to be comfortable in a well-appointed interior. Heated and ventilated leather seats are standard on the Ford Mustang and the Dodge Challenger, however, the Chevy Camaro only offers these features as an upgrade. The Dodge Challenger takes it a step further with an 8.4-in. touchscreen and a 7-in. reconfigurable cluster. Additional interior features for each sports car can be found below.

  • When you choose the 2018 Dodge Challenger, you'll enjoy one full year of SiriusXM radio, a feature unavailable with the Ford Mustang or Chevy Camaro
  • All three sports cars come with a leather-wrapped steering wheel, however only the Dodge Challenger adds a heated feature
  • The Dodge Challenger is the only model that can seat up to 5 passengers; the Ford Mustang and Chevy Camaro only seat up to 4 passengers
  • You'll have the most trunk space with the 2018 Challenger with 16.2 cu.-ft. of space compared to 9.1 cu.-ft. in the Camaro and 13.5 cu.-ft. in the Mustang
  • The Doge Challenger has the largest rear seat with 33-in. of legroom

2018 Dodge Challenger SXT Plus, 2018 Ford Mustang EcoBoost and 2018 Chevy Camaro 1LT exterior images side by side

Mustang vs. Camaro vs. Challenger: Exterior Design

Do you want to arrive in style and turn heads on the road? You know the recognizable styling of the 2018 Ford Mustang, 2018 Chevy Camaro, and the 2018 Dodge Challenger, but which suits your personality best? Our experts believe you'll prefer the satin chrome grille, body-color spoiler, and heated exterior mirrors with the Dodge Challenger. Check out the additional design features standard on the superior 2018 Dodge Challenger:

  • 20-in. wheels
  • Automatic projector headlamps
  • LED split taillamps
  • Projector fog lamps
  • Bright fuel filler door
  • Grille badging

Do you want the 2018 Dodge Challenger to be your next sports car? Experience the power for yourself at Simi Valley Dodge. First, find your favorite 2018 Challenger in our new inventory, and then call (805) 624-5705 to schedule your test drive appointment! Find out if you qualify for savings by checking out our latest incentives and special offers.

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