The 2013 Chevy Camaro vs. the 2013 Ford Mustang

2013-Chevrolet-Camaro-ZL1-Convertible-300x187While muscle cars used to rule the streets of the United States, today only a select few manufacturers attempt to compete in this segment. Of course, we champion the 2013 Chevrolet Camaro at our dealership, but we realize many people might be interested in the 2013 Ford Mustang. They both offer a lot of performance at a price many Americans can actually afford. So which one is the better buy? Let’s compare.

V6 Powertrains

As you might expect, both pony cars come with standard V6 engines; anything else would do a disservice to the muscle car legacy both these vehicles share. The Mustang has a 3.7L while the Camaro has a 3.6L. You might think this means the Ford gets more horses, but you would be wrong: Ford produces 305 hp, but Chevy beats it with 323 hp. That’s more power at less cost right there.

More Standard Features

Besides extra oomph, the 2013 Camaro also offers more standard features for the modern driver. The Camaro offers standard Bluetooth connectivity, satellite radio, power driver’s seat, and OnStar. All these features will cost you more in the Mustang, except OnStar, which isn’t available at all.

Car Warranty

With a muscle car, you want to be able to drive it fast and drive it often. You need the reassurance of a quality warranty that will protect you in the first few years of your purchase. Both the Mustang and the Chevy Camaro have a 3-year/36,000-mile basic warranty. It begins to differ greatly with their 5-year warranties; Ford’s expires at 60,000 miles first while Chevy cruises past to 100,000.

Test Drive the Chevy Camaro at Biggers Chevrolet

Based on the facts listed here, it would seem the Chevy Camaro is the better buy, but it’s up to you. We encourage you to come to Biggers Chevrolet and take it for a test drive. Biggers Chevy is about 20 minutes from Schaumburg by taking Schaumburg Road west and making a right at East Chicago Street. You’ll find us at 1385 East Chicago Street in Elgin. We hope to see you soon!