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2018 BMW 320 vs. 2019 Toyota Avalon Review

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Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Toyota Avalon than the BMW 320, due to its greater head- and legroom. The BMW 320 will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Toyota Avalon.

Convenience
The BMW 320 will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Toyota Avalon, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the BMW 320 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Toyota Avalon. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The BMW 320 will cost more in transportation costs than the Toyota Avalon.

Dimensions
Since the BMW 320 is much slimmer than the Toyota Avalon, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the BMW 320, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Toyota Avalon.

Drivetrain
The BMW 320 has much less torque than the Toyota Avalon, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The BMW 320 has a smaller turning radius than the Toyota Avalon, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW 320 is significantly less powerful than the Toyota Avalon. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the BMW 320 and the Toyota Avalon. The BMW 320 has significantly less cargo room than the Toyota Avalon, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the BMW 320 than that of the Toyota Avalon.

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2018 BMW
320

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MSRP*: $34,900 - $36,900

2019 Toyota
Avalon

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MSRP*: $35,500 - $42,200
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City MPG: 23 - 24 22
Highway MPG: 34 - 35 31 - 32
Engine(s): Inline-4 V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
NHTSA Safety Information

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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $32,955 - $34,815 $31,951 - $37,980

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.