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Here's how the 2012 Ford Mustang and the 2012 Dodge Challenger measure up.
2dr Cpe V6
$22,310
Starting MSRP
2dr Cpe SXT Plus
$25,195
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
2-door 2-door -
Seats
4 5 -
Engine

305.0-hp, 3.7-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

305.0-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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Combined MPG
23 21 -
Size
188.1" length, 55.1" height 197.7" length, 57.1" height -
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Charcoal black

Stone

Dark Slate Gray

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Transmissions

Transmissions

6-Speed A/T

M/T

6-Speed M/T

A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

5-Speed A/T

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
Compact Midsize -

Wheels

Spare Wheel Size
N/A Compact in -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Rear Wheel Size
17 x 7.0 in 18 x 7.5 in -
Front Wheel Size
17 x 7.0 in 18 x 7.5 in -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Spare Wheel Material
N/A N/A -

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
N/A 160 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
N/A 730 -

Engine

Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
280 @ 4250 268 @ 4800 -
Displacement
3.7L/227 3.6L/220 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
305 @ 6500 305 @ 6350 -

Mileage

Cruising Range - Hwy
464.00 mi 526.50 mi -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
22 MPG 21 MPG -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
29 MPG 27 MPG -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
19 MPG 18 MPG -
Cruising Range - City
304.00 mi 351.00 mi -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs SLA -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Independent -
Suspension Type - Rear
3-Link Solid Axle Independent -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Panhard rod Five-Link -

Brakes

Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.8 x 0.8 in 12.6 x 0.4 in -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.4 x 1.4 in 12.6 x 1.1 in -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel Yes -

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
16.0 gal 19.5 gal -

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
33.4 ft 38.9 ft -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A 2.75 -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.8 16.1 -
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion -

Tires

Rear Tire Size
P215/60R17 P235/55R18 -
Front Tire Size
P215/60R17 P235/55R18 -
Spare Tire Size
N/A Compact -

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1000 lbs 1000 lbs -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1000 lbs 100 lbs -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
100 lbs 1000 lbs -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
150 lbs 100 lbs -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3453 lbs 3834 lbs -

Dimensions

Second Leg Room
29.8 in 32.6 in -
Second Shoulder Room
51.6 in 53.9 in -
Front Shoulder Room
55.3 in 58.2 in -
Front Leg Room
42.4 in 42.0 in -
Min Ground Clearance
N/A 5.7 in -
Length, Overall
188.1 in 197.7 in -
Passenger Volume
83.3 ft³ 91.5 ft³ -
Passenger Capacity
4 5 -
Track Width, Front
62.3 in 63.0 in -
Front Head Room
38.5 in 39.3 in -
Height, Overall
55.6 in 57.1 in -
Wheelbase
107.1 in 116.0 in -
Second Head Room
34.7 in 37.4 in -
Liftover Height
N/A 33.0 in -
Second Hip Room
46.8 in 48.6 in -
Front Hip Room
53.4 in 54.6 in -
Track Width, Rear
62.9 in 63.1 in -
Trunk Volume
13.4 ft³ 16.2 ft³ -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
73.9 in 75.7 in -

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