2017 Chevrolet Camaro vs 2017 Dodge Challenger
Being known as America’s most iconic muscle car means you have a lot to live up to. Thankfully for gearheads everywhere, the 2017 Chevrolet Camaro more than lives up to those expectations. In fact, it completely blows them away thanks to a powerful and efficient powertrain, smooth and precise handling and a comprehensive suite of advanced new safety, technology, comfort and convenience features.
But that doesn’t mean the 2017 Chevy Camaro doesn’t have its fair share of competition coming for its muscle car crown. In fact, there are quite a few jockeying for position, including the 2017 Dodge Challenger. But does the new Challenger have what it takes to overthrow the King of the Muscle Cars? Well, let’s find out by putting the 2017 Chevrolet Camaro up against the 2017 Dodge Challenger in a head-to-head competition.
|2017 Chevrolet Camaro||VS||2017 Dodge Challenger|
|275 HP||Horsepower||305 HP|
|295 lb-ft.||Torque||268 lb-ft.|
|22 MPG||City Gas Mileage||19 MPG|
|31 MPG||Highway Gas Mileage||30 MPG|
Advantages of the 2017 Chevrolet Camaro
What do you want most out of your muscle car? You want an engine that can give you the ride of your life. And that’s exactly what the 2017 Chevrolet Camaro does. Yes, it’s true the 2017 Dodge Challenger offers slightly more horsepower, providing 305 horsepower to the 2017 Camaro’s 275 horsepower. But the new Camaro blows the Challenger away in terms of torque, offering 295 pound-feet of torque compared to the Challenger’s 268 pound-feet of torque.
You’re also going to get better gas mileage with the 2017 Chevy Camaro. We know muscle cars aren’t usually known for their fuel efficiency, but why not save money when you can? The 2017 Chevrolet Camaro gets 22 miles per gallon in the city and 31 miles per gallon on the highway, compared to only 19 miles per gallon in the city and 30 miles per gallon on the highway from the new Challenger.
What the table doesn’t show you is that the 2017 Chevrolet Camaro is also about $500 cheaper than the 2017 Dodge Challenger. That means you’re getting more for less when you get the 2017 Chevy Camaro. If you’d like to know more about everything the 2017 Camaro brings to the table, please reach out to our helpful Jack Burford Chevy staff near Lexington, Kentucky.