The 2015 Chevrolet Camaro and the 2015 Dodge Challenger are two of the most popular muscle cars on the road. Both offer a wide range of trim models, allowing shoppers to choose the powertrain and features lineup they crave. Inside, both models can be had with a wide range of high-tech safety systems. You're probably looking for speed and a handsome exterior, which both the Camaro and Challenger have in abundance. Read on to see which model is right for you.
2015 Chevrolet Camaro vs Dodge Challenger
Power and Performance
The 2015 Chevrolet Camaro is our pick in this category, thanks to its wide range of powerful engines. The base engine is a 3.6-liter V6 that produces an impressive 323 horsepower and 278 pound-feet of torque. The midrange SS models are even more powerful, with a 6.2-liter V8 that makes 426 horses and 420 pound-feet of torque. With the manual transmission, the SS shoots from zero to 60 in a mere 4.8 seconds. The top-trim Camaro ZL1 comes with a supercharged 6.2-liter V8 engine, giving drivers access to 580 horses and 556 pound-feet of torque. Finally, the racetrack-ready Z/28 model is specially designed for top-notch performance. Its 7.0-liter V8 produces 505 horses and 481 pound-feet of torque.
The 2015 Dodge Challenger's base engine is a V6 that produces 305 horses. Shoppers can choose between two V8 engines, a 5.7-liter Hemi that makes 375 horses and 410 pound-feet of torque. This year, the Challenger can be equipped with a revised 6.4-liter V8 that produces 485 horses and 475 pound-feet of torque. It goes from zero to 60 in 4.5 seconds. For 2015, Dodge is introducing a new SRT Hellcat model. Its supercharged 6.2-liter V8 produces 707 horses and 650 pound-feet of torque. On the road, the Camaro offers more responsive handling, but this model helps the Challenger compete with the Camaro ZL1.
Shoppers can choose between eight well-equipped trim 2015 Chevrolet Camaro models, making it our selection for features. Standard equipment includes everything drivers need for a comfortable modern ride. The standard OnStar telematics system comes with a 4G LTE Wi-Fi connection that transforms the Camaro into a mobile hotspot. Upper trims come with a long list of high-tech features. A rearview camera increases safety when drivers reverse the Camaro. Leather upholstery adds a touch of interior class.
The 2015 Dodge Challenger is also offered as eight trim models. This year, it introduces a wide range of new tech features. An 8.4-inch touchscreen lets users interact with navigation and multimedia apps.
On the road, it's tough to beat the 2015 Chevrolet Camaro's eye-catching exterior. Its modern, muscular lines are unique and immediately recognizable. Of course, the current Challenger has a sharp look of its own. But we prefer the Camaro's original style. Additionally, Camaro drivers can choose between coupe and convertible body types.
The 2015 Chevrolet Camaro is also our pick for safety, thanks to strong crash scores and a long list of standard features. In government crash tests, the Camaro scored a perfect five stars for overall protection. Standard OnStar telematics works to help drivers out of sticky situations with features like remote door unlocking and stolen-vehicle assistance.
The 2015 Dodge Challenger introduces a wide range of high-tech safety systems, helping it compete well with the Camaro. Technology like blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic detection increases driver vigilance.
Learn More about the Chevrolet Camaro
Although both models have much to offer, the 2015 Chevrolet Camaro comes out ahead of the 2015 Dodge Challenger. Inside, driver and passengers can enjoy a long list of modern convenience and infotainment features. On the road, the Camaro's engine lineup churns out tire-burning power. Its exterior is sharp and stylish. It's also big on safety, protecting passengers with high-tech systems.