2010 Dodge
Viper SRT-10
vs. 2011 Chevrolet
Camaro SS

2011 Chevrolet Camaro SS

9.9

starting from

$31,920

Reasons to buy the Chevrolet Camaro SS

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Has 2 rows of seats
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Has stability control system
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Average number of airbags
5
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Has auxiliary audio input
2010 Dodge Viper SRT-10

8.4

Runner-up

Dodge Viper SRT-10

starting from

$96,681

Reasons to buy the Dodge Viper SRT-10

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Quite powerful
600 HP @ 6,100 RPM
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Navigation system
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Very sporty performance
5.8 lb/hp
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Has a subwoofer
Safety Features 10.0 vs 6.3
2011 Chevrolet Camaro SS Winner: Camaro SS
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  • The Camaro SS's electronic stability control reduces the risk of skidding during cornering
  • The Camaro SS has 3 more airbags (including Head / Curtain, Rear Curtain, Side), 5 vs 2
Cost 10.0 vs 8.6
2011 Chevrolet Camaro SS Winner: Camaro SS
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  • The best price we've seen is $64,761 cheaper (3x less), $31,920 vs $96,681
  • Gets more than 20% more miles per gallon in the city, 16 mpg vs 13 mpg
Luxury Features 10.0 vs 8.8
2011 Chevrolet Camaro SS Winner: Camaro SS
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  • Conveniently adjust your seat with the Camaro SS's power seats; not available on the Viper SRT-10
Entertainment System 9.6 vs 10.0
2010 Dodge Viper SRT-10 Winner: Viper SRT-10
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  • The Viper SRT-10's subwoofer accurately reproduces deep bass notes in music
  • The Viper SRT-10 has 1 more speaker, providing a better entertainment experience, 7 vs 6
Crash Test Ratings - vs -
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Performance - vs 10.0
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  • Very powerful
  • Both cars are very sporty
  • Neither has an air compressor to maximize power output
Practicality 10.0 vs -
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  • Few seats
Road Tests 10.0 vs -
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Overall 9.9 vs 8.4

Safety Features

Chevrolet
Camaro SS
2011 Chevrolet Camaro SS
2010 Dodge Viper SRT-10 Dodge
Viper SRT-10
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antilock brakes Standard vs Standard Both come standard with ABS brakes
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Stability control system Yes vs No The Camaro SS has electronic stability control, but the Viper SRT-10 does not
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Airbags 5 vs 2 The Camaro SS has an OK number of airbags while the Viper SRT-10 has very few (missing Head / Curtain, Rear Curtain, Side)
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Rear brakes Disc vs Disc Both have the usual brakes for this class of vehicle
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child door locks Not Available vs Not Available
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Roadside assistance system OnStar vs None

Cost

Chevrolet
Camaro SS
2011 Chevrolet Camaro SS
2010 Dodge Viper SRT-10 Dodge
Viper SRT-10
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MSRP $31,920 vs $96,681 The Camaro SS has a reasonable price, while the Viper SRT-10 is very expensive
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In-city gas mileage 16 mpg vs 13 mpg Very inefficient in the city
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basic warranty miles 36,000 mile vs 36,000 mile Shorter basic warranty
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basic warranty years 3 year vs 3 year Shorter-lasting basic warranty

Luxury Features

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Camaro SS
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moon roof Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers a sun roof
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power seats Standard vs Not Available Conveniently adjust your seat with the Camaro SS's power seats; not available on the Viper SRT-10
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keyless entry Standard vs Standard Both have keyless entry
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leather Optional vs Standard Leather-appointed interiors are available on both; but it comes standard with the Viper SRT-10

Entertainment System

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Camaro SS
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Number of speakers 6 vs 7 The Viper SRT-10 has an OK number of speakers, while the Camaro SS has very few
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Has speed sensitive volume Yes vs No The Camaro SS's stereo cranks the volume to compensate for road noise, but the Viper SRT-10 does not
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CD player Standard vs Standard CD player comes standard
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premium radio Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers satellite radio
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Has auxiliary audio input Yes vs No The Camaro SS can connect your personal music device to the stereo system
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Has subwoofer No vs Yes The Viper SRT-10 has a subwoofer to accurately produce deep bass frequencies in music
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entertainment system Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers an entertainment system

Crash Test Ratings

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Camaro SS
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2010 Dodge Viper SRT-10 Dodge
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Rollover resistance 5 stars vs Unknown
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Front driver crash test Unknown vs Unknown
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Driver side crash test Unknown vs Unknown

Performance

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Camaro SS
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2010 Dodge Viper SRT-10 Dodge
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Horsepower 426 HP @ 5,900 RPM vs 600 HP @ 6,100 RPM Very powerful
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Number of gears 6 vs 6 Average number of gears
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Transmission Manual transmission vs Manual transmission Both offer a manual transmission, unlike most in this class
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paddle shifters Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers paddle shifters
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Air compressor None vs None Neither has an air compressor to maximize power output
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Power-to-weight ratio 9.1 lb/hp vs 5.8 lb/hp Both cars are very sporty
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Drivetrain type rear-wheel drive vs rear-wheel drive Both have the usual drivetrain for this class of vehicle
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Curb-to-curb turning radius Unknown vs 40.5 ft

Practicality

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Camaro SS
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2010 Dodge Viper SRT-10 Dodge
Viper SRT-10
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Passengers 4 vs 2 Few seats
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Highway driving range 456 miles vs 352 miles The Camaro SS has OK highway range, but the Viper SRT-10 is very limited
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Cargo space 11.3 ft3 vs 14.7 ft3 Both have OK cargo room
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front seats 52.2 ft3 vs 48.5 ft3 The Camaro SS has average-sized front seats, while the Viper SRT-10 is very cramped
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folding rear seats Standard vs Not Available The Camaro SS's standard folding rear seat will get you extra cargo room; not available on the Viper SRT-10
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power outlets Standard vs Standard Both have power outlets
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roof rails Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers roof rails
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navigation system Not Available vs Optional The Viper SRT-10 offers an optional navigation system; not available on the Camaro SS
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Cupholders 2 vs Unknown
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front air conditioning Standard vs Standard A/C for hot summer days comes standard

Road Tests

Chevrolet
Camaro SS
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2010 Dodge Viper SRT-10 Dodge
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0-60 mph 5.1 seconds vs Unknown
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Braking distance at 60mph 129 ft vs Unknown
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1/4 mile 13.6 s @ 108 mph vs Unknown
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Lateral acceleration 0.92 g vs Unknown
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Top speed 160 mph vs Unknown

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