When it's time to settle into a stylish and powerful muscle car, you've got a few options to consider. However, more often than not, drivers are faced with choosing between the 2018 Ford Mustang or 2018 Chevy Camaro. Both of these powerful titans have remained in steady competition over the years, but at Richmond Ford Lincoln, we're helping our friends in Richmond, Mechanicsville, and Ashland see the true differences between these prolific models so they can make the right choice.

Continue reading this Ford Mustang vs. Chevy Camaro comparison to see which muscle car is the one for you!

Ford Mustang vs Chevrolet Camaro Specs

The Ford Mustang and Chevy Camaro each come equipped with some ferocious engines. The Mustang includes the 2.3L EcoBoost® 4-cylinder engine that's capable of reaching 310 horsepower and 350 lb-ft of torque. The Camaro and its 2.0L turbo 4-cylinder engine max out at 275 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque, making the Mustang more powerful at the base level. However, each vehicle offers some engine options that showcase a significant boost in performance.

  • The Ford Mustang offers a 5.0L V8 engine that delivers 460 horsepower.
  • The Camaro 6.2L V8, the top engine, delivers 455 horsepower.
  • The Mustang offers the 5.2L V8 engine with the Shelby GT350® trim that delivers a whopping 526 horsepower.

Muscle Car Entertainment & Technology

Both the Mustang and Camaro are equipped with some impressive entertainment features and technology. Each vehicle includes 6-speaker sound systems to deliver audio entertainment from the AM/FM radio and the CD player with MP3 capabilities. Both models also offer a SiriusXM® Satellite Radio trial; however, the Ford subscription is for 6 months while the Chevy subscription is only 3 months. Both vehicles include voice-activated display screens that drivers can use to choose their preferred media or phone contacts through the Bluetooth® hands-free system.

Cabin Comfort & Space

The 2018 Ford Mustang and the 2018 Chevy Camaro were both designed to carry four passengers, offering a tighter space than most sedans. Each vehicle comes outfitted with respective clot seating materials, but with the option of upgrading to more higher-end and sport-based seating materials. When it comes to the offered passenger and cargo space with these two muscle cars, there are some glaring differences to take notice of.

  • The Mustang offers 45.1 inches of front legroom.
  • The Camaro offers 43.9 inches of legroom in the front.
  • The Ford Mustang includes 13.5 cubic feet of cargo space in the trunk.
  • The Chevy Camaro only features 9.1 cubic feet of total trunk space.

Choosing the Right Muscle Car

Now that you've got a stronger sense of choosing between the Ford Mustang vs. Chevy Camaro, what they offer, and how they differ-you're closer to deciding. While you've notice several of the Mustang advantages, you may want to take a closer look at Richmond Ford Lincoln just to be sure. However, the only way to truly see if a muscle car is right for you is by taking it out for a spin.

Browse our current inventory of 2018 Mustang models online. We're always happy to help our friends in Richmond, Mechanicsville, and Ashland find the right car!

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