Buying a used muscle car can be wise. 

You’ll get thrilling performance and driving dynamics without the hefty price tag of a new model.

Two of the most popular are the Ford Mustang and the Chevy Camaro.

Consider these 5-year-old models, and you’re in for a tight race.

 Both deliver muscle car vibes for roughly $25,000. Here’s a 2018 Ford Mustang vs. 2018 Chevy 

The 2018 Ford Mustang brings everything you’d expect in acceleration and agile handling. I

 It’s also pretty safe, earning an NHTSA five-star rating.

As expected for a pony car, the 2018 Mustang has cramped back seats.

It also has below-average predicted reliability.

The 2018 Chevy Camaro boasts engine options that command respect.

 It also has impressively balanced handling and a user-friendly infotainment 

However, like its rival, the 2018 Camaro has confining back seats and very little trunk space.